Showing posts with label destruction. Show all posts
Showing posts with label destruction. Show all posts

Sunday, October 03, 2021

Hundreds evacuated from Honduran island of Guanaja as raging fire destroys homes - BBC News

Honduran island of Guanaja

A major fire on the Honduran resort island of Guanaja has been brought under control by authorities, after destroying dozens of homes and forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Evacuations ordered in Sydney amid ‘one-in-100-year floods’ | Al Jazeera

Evacuations ordered in Sydney

People in parts of Sydney’s northwest were ordered to flee their houses in the middle of the night on Sunday, as heavy rains continued to batter Australia’s east coast, triggering floods that caused widespread destruction throughout the region.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Cyclone Yasa: Fijian islands in disarray from 'monster' storm, extent of damage unclear |

Cyclone Yasa

Fijians and expats are rallying to support those hit hardest by Tropical Cyclone Yasa, as some villages are left to pick up the pieces where “100 per cent” of homes have been destroyed.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Two dead, 26 missing as Typhoon Molave slams into Vietnam | The nation press

Typhoon Molave

Two people were reported killed and 26 others missing as Typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam Wednesday, knocking down trees and tearing roofs off homes in some of the worst destruction seen in years.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Storm Ianos: Three dead as rare 'medicane' batters Greece

Storm Ianos
Three people have died after a rare storm known as a "medicane" battered parts of Greece, flooding streets and homes and causing electricity outages.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano destroys 467 homes

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano destroys 467 homes
 Lava from the Kilauea Volcano has destroyed 467 homes and covered 5,914 acres, the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said Saturday.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Deadly Tropical Cyclone Hits Horn of Africa

Deadly Tropical Cyclone Hits Horn of Africa
At least 22 people have been killed, and others are still missing after heavy rains from tropical cyclone hit the Horn of Africa.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kenyan Dam Bursts, Causing Deaths, ‘Huge Destruction’

Kenyan Dam Bursts
At least 21 people were killed when a dam in western Kenya’s Nakuru county burst its walls, overrunning nearby homes, the St John Ambulance rescue service said on Thursday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Death Toll Rises to 15 as Floods Hit Tanzania

Floods Hit Tanzania
The death toll due to floods caused by incessant downpour in various parts of Tanzania rose to 15 on Tuesday.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump extends Puerto Rico disaster aid for 1-3 months

Hurricane Maria
President Donald Trump on Friday authorized an extension of federal benefits to Puerto Rico, because the island still has not fully recovered from Hurricane Maria.

Monday, February 19, 2018

China offers to send experts to repair vandalized terracotta warrior statue in US

vandalized terracotta warrior statue
The Chinese custodians of a 2,200-year-old statue of the world-renowned terracotta warriors on loan to a US museum are calling for the man accused of stealing the statue’s thumb to be punished by the full extent of the law.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Cyclone Leaves 41 Dead, Thousands Evacuated in Indonesia

41 Dead, Thousands Evacuated in Indonesia
Landslides and floods triggered by cyclone in Indian Ocean last week have left 41 people dead, 13 wounded, and thousands more displaced in Java island of Indonesia, an official of disaster agency said Tuesday.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California death toll rises to 40, 235 people still missing

The fires have damaged or destroyed about 5,700 structures
Authorities in the US are hoping weaker winds will help the more than 10,000 firefighters battling the deadliest fires in Californian history, which have killed at least 40 people and have forced thousands more to evacuate.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Hurricane Maria leaves at least 15 dead in Dominica

Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, has left at least 15 people dead and 20 more missing in the Dominican Republic, the small island nation's prime minister said.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

L'ouragan Maria sera le "plus dévastateur de l'histoire" à Porto Rico, dit le gouverneur

L'ouragan Maria qui a touché Porto Rico mercredi matin, avec des vents de 240km/h, sera le "plus dévastateur de l'histoire" de l'île, déjà frappé par Irma il y a dix jours, a prévenu le gouverneur de l'île.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Video: NASA probe Cassini relays final data as it plunges into Saturn's atmosphere

NASA probe Cassini
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Cassini space probe completed its extraordinary journey of exploration on Friday and ended its mission almost 20 years after takeoff by taking a final, fiery plunge at high speed into Saturn's atmosphere, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California said.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Palmyra’s World Heritage Site May Not Be as Damaged as Feared

After months of occupation by Daesh terrorists, historians worried that Palmyra’s ancient wonders had been completely destroyed, but the havoc is not as bad as was originally feared, according to Syria’s antiquities chief.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Italy's flooding crisis eases, leaving trail of death and destruction

 Flooding in several regions has begun to ease as authorities work to pick up the pieces and search for survivors. Destructive high water hit the regions of Liguria and Piedmont in the northwest and Sicily in the south.

EL News