Showing posts with label drought. Show all posts
Showing posts with label drought. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

US officials declare first-ever water shortage for Colorado River | Al Jazeera

Lake Mead


United States officials declared the first-ever water shortage for the Colorado River, an arterial waterway that serves 40 million people in the country’s west, and called on the population it serves to reduce their usage next year.

Friday, August 06, 2021

California Powerplant Shut Down In Unprecedented Move As Lake Levels Drop - Officials - UrduPoint

Hyatt Powerplant at Lake Oroville

 Hyatt Powerplant at Lake Oroville in California suspended operations because of the record low reservoir levels, caused by the drought, Department of Water Resources (DWR) Director Karla Nemeth said on Friday.

Friday, July 02, 2021

Mexico water supply buckles on worsening drought, crops at risk | Al Jazeera

A long-term drought that has hit two-thirds of Mexico


A long-term drought that has hit two-thirds of Mexico is likely to worsen in coming weeks with forecasts of high temperatures and warnings of crop damage and water supply shortages on the horizon, including in the populous capital of Mexico City.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Drought in Mexico reaches critical levels as lakes dry up | Al Jazeera

Drought in Mexico


Drought conditions now cover 85 percent of Mexico, and residents of the nation’s central region said Thursday that lakes and reservoirs are simply drying up, including the country’s second-largest body of freshwater.

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Taiwan Imposes Water Rationing As Drought Worsens - UrduPoint

Taiwan Imposes Water Rationing As Drought Worsens

More than one million households and businesses in Taiwan's heavily industrialised central regions were put on water rationing Tuesday, as the island battles its worst drought in 56 years.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Europe's droughts since 2015 'worst in 2,000 years' - Global Times

Recent summer droughts in Europe were the most severe the region has seen in 2,110 years as climate change has stoked punishing heat waves, according to new research Monday that raises the alarm for ecosystems and agriculture.

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

China unveils early warning and data sharing website to cooperate with Mekong River countries - Global Times

Mekong River countries


China made good on its promise to share year-round hydrological data on upper reaches of the Mekong River with the kickoff of an online information sharing platform on Monday. The platform aims to provide reliable forecasting and early warning services related to floods and droughts.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

State of emergency due to droughts in Argentina

State of emergency due to droughts in Argentina
Agribusiness has declared the agricultural emergency due to drought in Corrientes and Santiago del Estero.

Friday, April 13, 2018

More frequent droughts mean fewer flowers for bees

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As the planet warms and droughts grow longer and more frequent, as predicted by climate scientists, bees are likely to find fewer flowers to get nectar.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Drought-hit Cape Town rejoices at rainfall

Drought-hit Cape Town
When the forecasts turned out to be true and rain fell from the skies, the residents of Cape Town in South Africa rejoiced, thanked God and stood outside to feel the water on their skin.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve as Sanctions Slow Aid: UNICEF

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve
An estimated 60,000 children face potential starvation in North Korea, where international sanctions are exacerbating the situation by slowing aid deliveries, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Extreme drought grips parts of South Africa

drought grips parts of South Africa
South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forces residents to join queues for emergency rations.

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