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

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Philippines Super Typhoon Rai death toll passes 100 - BBC News

Philippines Super Typhoon Rai death toll passes 100

More than 100 people are now thought to have died after a devastating storm struck the Philippines on Thursday.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Powerful Typhoon Threatens Philippines, Thousands Evacuated - Tasnim News Agency

Typhoon Rai


(Tasnim) – Tens of thousands of people were being evacuated to emergency shelters in the southern and central Philippines on Thursday as a powerful typhoon approached.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Burning Cargo Ship Spews Toxic Gas Off Canadas Pacific Coast - UrduPoint

Cargo Ship Spews Toxic Gas Off Canadas Pacific Coast

The Canadian coast guard has evacuated 16 people from a burning container ship that is expelling toxic gas off Canada's Pacific coast, but there is "no safety risk" to those on shore, authorities said Sunday.

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.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

New Fissure Opens In Canary Islands Volcano - UrduPoint

New Fissure Opens In Canary Islands Volcano

A new fissure emerged in the erupting volcano on Spain's Canary Islands, belching out more lava and forcing another 500 people to flee, officials said Tuesday.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Burundi floods: Lake Tanganyika's water levels rise - BBC News

Lake Tanganyika

Natural disasters have forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes in Burundi in recent years, the Save the Children charity says.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Evacuation launched after Greece’s Evia island is hit by second wildfire in two weeks — RT World News

evia marmari wildfires

 Some 46 firefighters have been deployed to the Greek island of Evia after a wildfire started in the southern part of the territory on Monday morning, with airplanes and helicopters dropping water on the blaze to slow its spread.

Friday, August 13, 2021

China cities declare rain ‘red alerts’ as flood death toll climbs | Al Jazeera

Hubei floods


Five cities in the central Chinese province of Hubei have declared “red alerts” after torrential rain left 21 people dead and forced the evacuation of nearly 6,000 people, state media reported.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Evacuations Ordered After Two California Wildfires Converge into One - Tasnim News Agency

California Wildfires


(Tasnim) – Crews and officials battling a large fire that has incinerated more than 190,000 acres (77,000 hectares) in northern California braced for the possibility on Sunday that smoke columns could spawn lightning storms capable of igniting more blazes.

Over 1,500 evacuated on Italian island of Sardinia amid massive blaze

Sardinia as fires ravaged around 20,000 hectares

Over 1,500 people have been evacuated from their homes on the Italian island of Sardinia as fires ravaged around 20,000 hectares (50,000 acres) of forestland, according to local media Sunday.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Japan Issues Evacuation Orders For 365,000 People On Kyushu Amid Heavy Rains - Reports - UrduPoint

Kyushu Amid Heavy Rains

Evacuation orders have been issued for 365,000 people in three of Japan's prefectures amid heavy rains in the country's south-west, the NHK broadcaster reports.

Sunday, July 04, 2021

Cyprus appeals for help as huge wildfire rips through forest - BBC News

cyprus wildfire


Cyprus has appealed for international help to tackle a huge wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country's history.

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Philippines raises alert level after volcano sends plume 1km skywards, evacuations strongly recommended — RT

Taal volcano


 The Philippines’ volcanology and seismology agency has raised its warning level for volcanic activity from level two to level three, after the Taal volcano spewed a plume a kilometer into the air.

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