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

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wildfires sweep through N. California forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate

10 dead as wildfires rage through N. California
More than 20 wildfires erupted from Sunday night to Monday in California, killing 10, seriously injuring at least two, destroying at least 1,500 structures and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate by Monday afternoon.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Thousands evacuated as volcano rumbles on Bali

Mount Agung in eastern Bali
Thousands of residents were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Cuba: au moins 10 morts après le passage de l'ouragan Irma

Le passage de l'ouragan Irma à Cuba
Le passage de l'ouragan Irma à Cuba, avec ses rafales atteignant parfois plus de 150 km/h, a fait au moins 10 morts dans plusieurs provinces de l'île, on annoncé les autorités lundi.

Friday, September 08, 2017

Cuba evacuates 700,000 as Hurricane Irma nears

Hurricane Irma
Some 700,000 people have been evacuated from Cuba's northeastern coast as Hurricane Irma barrels westward across the Caribbean, authorities said Thursday.

Saturday, September 02, 2017

California residents evacuated as wildfire grows to 2,000 acres

Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate
Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate as a wildfire grew to 2,000 acres overnight and threatened homes.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Au moins 18 morts à cause de l'ouragan Harvey, plus de 13 000 personnes secourues

l'ouragan Harvey
L'ouragan Harvey a causé la mort d'au moins 18 personnes dans l'Etat du Texas, annoncent les médias américains mercredi. Rien que dans la ville d'Houston, plus de 13.000 citoyens ont été évacués. Le nombre exact de personnes décédées reste indéterminé. Selon l'agence AP, au moins 18 personnes ont perdu la vie.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Death toll in India's Bihar floods rises to 393

India's Bihar floods
Death toll in the ongoing floods in India's eastern state of Bihar has risen to 393, officials said Friday.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Spain: 300 Evacuated as Forest Fire Burns 1,000 Hectares

150 firefighters supported by air units were fighting the fire
Regional government authorities in southeastern Spain said a wildfire has forced the evacuation of 300 people and burned 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres) of pine forest.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Thousands Ordered to Evacuate as Heavy Rains Hit Northeast Japan

JAPAN FLOODS
Tens of thousands of people in northeast Japan were told to evacuate their homes on Sunday as heavy rain caused major flooding and cut some rail links, authorities said.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Firefighters quell wildfires raging across Europe

wildfires
Firefighters battled to douse wildfires in Croatia and Montenegro today, as blazes also raged in Italy, France and Portugal.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

At Least 8 Dead After Heavy Rains Hit Northeast China

floods china 2017
Heavy rains claimed the lives of at least eight people and one person went missing in China's northeastern province of Jilin, local media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Death Toll From Japan Flooding Soars to 15 : Reports

Nine more bodies were found Friday covered by debris and mud after rivers overflew with water, according to the NHK television channel.

Monday, July 03, 2017

Inondations en Chine: plus de 40 morts et disparus

Des pluies torrentielles ont provoqué d'énormes inondations dans le centre et le sud de la Chine, faisant plus de 40 morts ou disparus et provoquant l'évacuation de centaines de milliers de personnes, a indiqué lundi un média officiel.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Evacuation Advisory Issued for 300,000 Residents in W. Japan amid Heavy Rain

An evacuation advisory has been issued for around 300,000 residents of Japan's Hamamatsu City in Shizuoka Prefecture, in the Chubu region of Honshu Island, with the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Wednesday warning of possible flooding and mudslides.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano spews lava fragments

Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention said the Popocatépetl volcano launched incandescent lava fragments more than half a mile away from its crater.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Saturday, May 06, 2017

300 evacuated as Guatemala volcano erupts

Authorities evacuated 300 people threatened by an erupting volcano in southern Guatemala on Friday, emergency services said.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Chile Rocked by 6.9 quake; No Major Damage Reported (Local time: 18:38, Depth 10 km)

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Evacuations ordered as Cyclone Cook takes aim at New Zealand

An approaching cyclone prompted New Zealand to declare regional states of emergency, evacuate coastal areas and close airports and schools on Thursday.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Nearly 1,000 to be evacuated as volcano seismic activity rises in E Indonesia

Indonesian authorities are preparing to evacuate nearly 1,000 people living in dangerous zones as Banda Api volcano in Maluku province of eastern Indonesia has turned more active, officials said Thursday.

EL News