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

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.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve as Sanctions Slow Aid: UNICEF

60,000 North Korean Children May Starve
An estimated 60,000 children face potential starvation in North Korea, where international sanctions are exacerbating the situation by slowing aid deliveries, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

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.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Floodwaters rise in Paris amid warnings of further deluge

River Seine
Some 20 flood warnings have been issued for Paris and surrounding areas, with French authorities putting residents and businesses along the capital’s River Seine on high alert over rising floodwaters.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Vietnam braces for typhoon which left 230 dead in Philippines

Typhoon Tembin
Over one million were evacuated in southern Vietnam by Monday as Typhoon Tembin, which ravaged the Philippines over the weekend, approached.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Tropical Storm in Philippines Leaves Nearly 90 People Dead, Dozens Missing

Tropical Storm in Philippines Leaves Nearly 90 People Dead, Dozens Missing
A tropical storm in the south of Philippines, which triggered landslides and flooding, has killed nearly 90 people, while the search for dozens of others is still underway, police and disaster officials report on Saturday.

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.

Albania thanks EU countries for their aid to cope with floods

Albania is grateful to European Union (EU) countries which expressed solidarity and sent aid to help the authorities here better cope with the floods that affected many areas early this month, Albania's Defense Minister Olta Xhacka said Friday.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Cyclone Leaves 41 Dead, Thousands Evacuated in Indonesia

41 Dead, Thousands Evacuated in Indonesia
Landslides and floods triggered by cyclone in Indian Ocean last week have left 41 people dead, 13 wounded, and thousands more displaced in Java island of Indonesia, an official of disaster agency said Tuesday.

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