Showing posts with label extreme weather. Show all posts
Showing posts with label extreme weather. Show all posts

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.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Typhoon Maria slams Japan, heads to Taiwan, China


Typhoon Maria pummeled Japan's southwestern islands Tuesday and is headed toward Taiwan, forecasters said.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

US Mississippi, Florida Declare Emergency Over Subtropical Storm Alberto

Subtropical Storm Alberto
The US states of Mississippi and Florida declared the state of emergency over the approaching subtropical storm of Alberto, the states’ governors said.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Oman gears up as Cyclone Mekunu approaches

Cyclone Mekunu approaches
After Cyclone Mekunu left Yemeni governorate Socotra with 19 people missing, sunken ships and several damages to roads and houses, it is fast approaching its next target: Oman.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Oman, Yemen prepare for hurricane-strength Cyclone Mekunu

Cyclone Mekunu
Cyclone Mekunu is intensifying to hurricane-level strength in the Arabian Sea and is expected to hit Oman and Yemen later this week, forecasters said Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan. NO DEATHS FROM HEATWAVE IN KARACHI, AUTHORITIES CLAIM

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan
A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a social welfare organization said on Tuesday, amid fears the death toll could climb as the high temperatures persist.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Deadly Tropical Cyclone Hits Horn of Africa

Deadly Tropical Cyclone Hits Horn of Africa
At least 22 people have been killed, and others are still missing after heavy rains from tropical cyclone hit the Horn of Africa.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Four hikers found dead in Swiss Alps: police

Swiss Alps
Bad weather that forced a group of hikers to spend the night outdoors in the Swiss Alps have left four dead and another five in critical condition, local police from southern Switzerland's Valais canton said Monday.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

'The Beast from the East' Vol.2: Heavy Snowfall Hits UK Again

Heavy Snowfall Hits UK Again
According to forecasters, another snowstorm has brought 70 mph icy blasts and up to 25 cm (10 inches) of snowfall, painting Britain white, as temperatures dropped to 5 degrees below zero Celsius.

Monday, March 05, 2018

Three dead in Ireland snowstorm

Ireland snowstorm
Two more people died in Ireland, bringing the total number of deaths to three in the country since it was hit by a powerful snowstorm about a week ago, reported local media on Sunday.

Saturday, March 03, 2018

At least five dead as powerful storm hits US northeast

At least five dead as powerful storm hits US northeast
A powerful storm in the northeast of the United States has left at least five people dead, leaving a trail of flooded streets, power outages and brutal winds.

Friday, March 02, 2018

10 die, thousands stranded as arctic storms blast Britain

arctic storms blast Britain
A seven-year-old girl died in Looe, Cornwall in South West England when a car careered off the road into a house as arctic storms swept Britain Thursday, bringing the death toll to 10.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Au moins 46 morts à cause du froid en Europe

froid en Europe
La vague de froid sibérien qui sévit en Europe avait fait plus d'une quarantaine de morts mercredi, dont de nombreux sans-abri, et continuait à semer la pagaille dans les transports.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Nouvelle-Zélande: passage du cyclone Gita, état d'urgence déclanché

passage du cyclone Gita
L'armée néo-zélandaise a été déployée dans des zones qui devraient être touchées par un important cyclone venant du Pacifique. La ville de Christchurch a décrété l'état d'urgence alors que le cyclone Gita se prépare à frapper le pays ce mardi soir 20 février.  

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Flights, trains disrupted as storm lashes Europe

Flights, trains disrupted as storm lashes Europe
Hurricane force winds lashed parts of Europe on Thursday, disrupting travel as flights and trains were canceled.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

11 dead in link with severe cold as US braces for winter "bomb cyclone"

bomb cyclone united states
At least 11 people in the United States have died in link with severe cold since Tuesday morning, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Deadly Storm Eleanor batters Europe

Winter storm Eleanor
Winter storm Eleanor has swept into most of northern Europe, including France and Germany after battering the UK, cutting power to tens of thousands of homes and affecting transport.

Monday, January 01, 2018

Storm Cuts Power to 40,000 Households in Western France

Winter storm Carmen
Winter storm Carmen has cut power to about 40,000 households in the Brittany region of western France, power Grid Company Enedis said in a statement on Monday.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

More than 36,000 without power after snow storms hit Canadian BC province

Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia
Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia have left more than 36,000 people without power until Saturday noon, according to local media reports.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Extreme cold weather warnings issued for much of Canada

cold weather canada
The Canadian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday issued extreme cold temperature warnings for most part of the country.

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