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

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

ABEILLES POLLINATION
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.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Global wine production down in 2017 due to severe drought conditions

severe drought conditions
An international winery organization said Tuesday that global wine production is expected to fall this year -- due largely to severe weather conditions that have hamstrung key regions of the industry.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Heavy Rain, Floods Lash Italy; at Least 5 Dead in Tuscany

Heavy Rain, Floods Lash Italy
Torrential rain in Italy has triggered flooding that killed at least five people in the Tuscan port town of Leghorn.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Spain burns at record rate under hot summer

Spanish countryside destroyed by wildfires
A dry spring and hot summer means that Spain is burning at an almost record rate during 2017, according to figures published by the Spanish ministry for agriculture, fisheries and the environment on Tuesday.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Wildfires under control in France, but danger persists

tourists on the Cote d'Azur
Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and tourists in southern France are "under control", although firefighters have warned new blazes are still starting.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Vatican fountains turned off in response to drought

Vatican
The Vatican is going to turn off its 100 fountains in response to a prolonged drought following Italy's third-driest spring in about 60 years.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

North Korea drought: Children at risk in 'worst crisis since 2001'

North Korea drought
North Korea is facing severe food shortages after being hit by its worst drought since 2001, a report from the United Nations says.

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