Showing posts with label evacuation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label evacuation. Show all posts

Friday, September 11, 2020

Half a million people evacuated as US wildfires rage

Half a million people evacuated as US wildfires rage
Half a million people have been evacuated from their homes in Oregon as unprecedented wildfires rage along the US west coast.

Sunday, September 06, 2020

Japan Braces for Typhoon Haishen As 1.8 mln People Ordered to Evacuate

Typhoon Haishen
Typhoon Haishen continued on its path toward southwestern Japan on Sunday, as 1.8 million people in seven prefectures have been ordered to evacuate immediately as of 6:30 p.m. local time.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast
Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia were urged to evacuate Thursday if they don’t intend to defend their homes as hot and windy conditions are forecast to escalate the danger over the next two days.

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Seven-day state of emergency declared over Australia fires

Australia fires
Australia has authorised the forced evacuation of residents amid a mass exodus of tourists from fire-ravaged coastal communities, as the country braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

China: 580,000 evacuated, as typhoon hits land

580,000 evacuated, as typhoon hits land
A total of 580,000 people have been evacuated as typhoon Maria stormed into southeastern China on Wednesday, paralyzing railway and air transportation in some areas, authorities said.

Friday, July 06, 2018

'Historic' rain in Japan kills several, evacuates thousands

'Historic' rain in Japan
Several people have died and many are missing amid heavy rains, flooding and landslides in Japan, officials said Friday.

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Hawaii volcano eruption enters new phase as crater falls quiet

Hawaii volcano eruption enters new phase
As lava continues to pour vigorously from the ground through fissures at the foot of Kilauea Volcano, the month-old eruption on Hawaii's Big Island has entered a new, seemingly calmer phase inside the summit crater, government scientists have said.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Hawaiian volcanologists ‘advise’ wider evacuations as violent lava flows swallow homes

Lava flows from Kilauea volcano on the Big Island have reached Highway 137, threatening to cut off the escape route for lower Puna. While there is no immediate threat to the public, lava discharge is picking up the pace.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Toxic gas alert following Hawaii volcano eruption

Residents on Hawaii’s Big Island have been alerted to rising levels of toxic gas from lava-oozing fissures, while geologists have warned that new areas east of the erupting Kilauea volcano may be at risk of molten rock bursting from the ground.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii. - Numerous aftershocks

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii.
An earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Friday, May 04, 2018

Hawaii governor declares emergency after Kilauea volcano erupts

Hawaii governor declares emergency
Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed an emergency proclamation late Thursday, following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano.

Evacuation Underway in Hawaii After Volcano Lava Seeps into Residential Area

Kilauea volcano
An evacuation was announced in Hawaii after lava from a volcano which forms the US state’s largest island seeped into a residential area, the local civil defense authority announced.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

French Towns Swimming in Floodwaters, Now Rising in on Paris

Seine River
More than 200 French towns are struggling against floodwaters that have halted boat traffic in Paris, closed roads and schools and prompted the evacuation of hospitals.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

Mount Mayon in central Albay province
The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and caused overcrowding at temporary shelters, the country's disaster agency said on Friday.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Three dead, thousands evacuated as Tropical Storm hits the Philippines

Three dead, thousands evacuated as Tropical Storm hits the Philippines
At least three people have been killed and more are missing as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak made landfall in the Philippines, according to the country's National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Snow, ice chill Italy; 1,000 evacuated as river bursts

Snow, ice chill Italy
Rain, snow, freezing cold and mass flooding wrought havoc in the northern Italian province of Reggio Emilia Tuesday -- leading to the evacuations of about 1,000 people, some in a helicopter.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

200,000 people flee Southern California as wildfires continue to rage

California  wildfires continue to rage
Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Growing Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes North of Los Angeles

Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes North of Los Angeles
A rapidly growing wildfire in the foothills north of Los Angeles threatened hundreds of homes on Monday and forced nearby residents and students at a small college to evacuate, officials said.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Indonesia Orders Immediate Evacuation as Highest Alert Issued for Bali Volcano

Mount Agung
Indonesia closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali on Monday and ordered 100,000 residents living near a glowing volcano spewing columns of ash to evacuate immediately, warning that the first major eruption in 54 years could be “imminent”.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

Mount Agung belched smoke
Thousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island of Bali fled Wednesday as fears grow that it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

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