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

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Italy's River Po drought. Italy declares state of emergency in five regions over drought


Italy has declared a state of emergency  over a worsening #drought  that has plagued five northern regions in recent weeks, Prime Minister Mario Draghi ’s office has announced.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Megadrought leads to record low water levels in largest US reservoir, lake Mead



Due to a megadrought gripping the western US, the water levels at Lake Mead, the country’s largest reservoir serving 40 million Americans, have dropped to a historic low.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

‘Another hellish day’: Argentina swelters under record heat wave | Al Jazeera

Argentina swelters under record heat wave

Parts of Argentina and neighbouring countries in South America have been setting record-high temperatures as the region swelters under a historic heatwave.

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.

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