Showing posts with label floods. Show all posts
Showing posts with label floods. Show all posts

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Seven dead as Typhoon Vamco triggers Philippine capital’s worst floods in years | One America News Network

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to hasten relief efforts after a powerful typhoon killed at least seven people and unleashed some of the worst flooding in years in the capital Manila.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

UN says 3.6M people affected by floods, landslides in East Africa since June - China.org.cn

Rift Valley lakes


At least 3.6 million people were impacted by floods and landslides across large swathes of East Africa since June, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday.

Sunday, October 04, 2020

France rescuers search for missing victims after deadly floods

France rescuers search for missing victims after deadly floods

French authorities have deployed about 1,000 firefighters, four military helicopters and troops to search for at least nine people who are missing after devastating floods from record rains hit a mountainous border region with neighbouring Italy.

Saturday, October 03, 2020

For First Time Venice Deploys Flood Barrier as Storm Drives Up Tide

Venice Deploys Flood Barrier

 Venice deployed its long-delayed flood barriers for the first time on Saturday as forecasters warned that storms could combine with high tides to inundate the city.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Storm Ianos: Three dead as rare 'medicane' batters Greece

Storm Ianos
Three people have died after a rare storm known as a "medicane" battered parts of Greece, flooding streets and homes and causing electricity outages.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Flooding affects more than 1 million across East Africa

 

Flooding affects more than 1 million across East Africa

Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Record Flooding Kills 100 in Sudan

Meroe Pyramids
Sudanese authorities have declared a three-month state of emergency after record flooding left over a hundred people dead and tens of thousands homeless.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Three Gorges Dam hits record levels as flooding continues in China

Three Gorges Dam hits record levels as flooding continues in China
Fear is growing again in China the Three Gorges Dam could be breached as rivers across the country continue to overflow and rise to record levels.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Indonesia: Jakarta hit with deadly floods

At least nine people have died in the worst flooding to hit Indonesia's capital since 2013. Power has been cut to suburbs across the city of 30 million to avoid further electrocutions.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

10 killed, 11 missing in Vietnam's floods sparked by Typhoon Son Tinh

Typhoon Son Tinh
Heavy rain and flash floods triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh killed 10 people and left 11 others missing in Vietnam's central and northern regions, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Saturday.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Death toll in Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters rises to 56

Death toll in Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters rises to 56
The death toll from Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters since the beginning of monsoon season has risen to 56, the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed on Saturday.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Japan Struggles to Restore Water to Flood-Hit Towns

Japan Struggles to Restore Water to Flood-Hit Towns
Municipal workers in western Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supplies a week after floods caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst such disaster in 36 years.

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.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Flooding Damages Roads, Homes in Vietnam; Deaths Rise to 15

Floods  Vietnam
Flash floods and landslides have damaged roads, homes and crops in northern Vietnam, where 15 people have died and authorities are searching for 11 more missing.

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.

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Turkey's capital Ankara hit by flood, 4 injured

Ankara hit by flood
Turkey's capital Ankara was hit by flood following heavy rain in Saturday afternoon, injuring at least four people.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Flash floods impact 500,000 in Somalia, U.N. says

Flash floods throughout Somalia
 Flash floods throughout Somalia have affected as many as 500,000 people and have displaced 175,000 people from their homes, the United Nations says.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Death Toll Rises to 15 as Floods Hit Tanzania

Floods Hit Tanzania
The death toll due to floods caused by incessant downpour in various parts of Tanzania rose to 15 on Tuesday.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

16 Killed as Landslides, Floods Hit Central Java, Indonesia

 Landslides, Floods Hit Central Java
 Landslides and floods striking Central Java province of western Indonesia have left 16 people dead and 20 injured, disaster agency said on Saturday.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Deadly storms hit Bolivia and Argentina

morales bolivia floods
At least six people have died in heavy flooding across the Andean nation of Bolivia, where days of rain have left thousands of people homeless, fields underwater and houses destroyed.

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