Showing posts with label infrastructures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label infrastructures. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Strong 6.2 quake hits central Italy (local time: 03:36, Depth 4 km)

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said. Italian media outlets reported that at least four people had died in the disaster.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

5.2-magnitude earthquake : 9 killed in southern Peru

At least nine people have died and an undetermined amount of people have been injured after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Peru's south Andean region of Areguipa Sunday evening, the country's Civil Defense Institute said Monday.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Weekend storms cause 22 deaths in south China

Heavy rains have left 22 people dead and 15 others missing in south China since Saturday, the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters (SFDH) said on Monday.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Southern California wildfire: Officials declare emergency; nearly 300 structures at risk

Government officials in California's Santa Barbara County declared an emergency Friday, stemming from a fast-moving wildfire that grew by nearly 3,000 acres in just a few hours.

Ecuador renews state of emergency for another 30 days

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced Thursday that his government has renewed a state of emergency which was declared following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16 for another 30 days.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

High water recedes from flooded houses in Russia

The flooding situation in Russia stabilizes, high water recedes from flooded houses, press service of the emergencies ministry told TASS on Saturday.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Dozens dead after powerful earthquake hits Ecuador coast. A state of emergency was declared (Depth 10 km, local time: 18:58)

A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, killing at least 28 people and spreading panic hundreds of kilometres away as it collapsed homes and buckled a major overpass.

Monday, March 14, 2016

49 killed in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan

At least 49 people were killed and 80 others injured in separate accidents caused by the current spell of torrential rains in Pakistan over the last four days, the authorities said Monday, according to Xinhua Agency.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Storms cause deaths, damages in 3 Brazilian states

Storms which have hit several parts of Brazil over the past few days have caused deaths and significant damages in three states, local news site G1 said on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Tibet sees record number of air passengers in 2015

Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China saw a record 3.63 million air passengers in 2015, up 15.2 percent from the previous year, regional civil aviation statistics show.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Floods, Landslides Hit Many Parts of Albania

The Albanian Daily News reported on Thursday that heavy downpours have caused floods, landslides and road closures in several parts of Albania, including the cities of Tirana and Vlora.

Sunday, January 03, 2016

US Declares Flood Emergency in Missouri as Rivers Continue to Rise

President Barack Obama declared an emergency Saturday in the flood-ravaged state of Missouri, a move that allows federal aid to help the state recover from massive flooding that has killed at least two dozen people, forced thousands of others to evacuate and submerged huge swaths of farmland.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Swelling lake threatens endangered wildlife, infrastructure

A major salt lake on northwest China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has more than tripled in size for years due to climate change, posing a threat to local infrastructure and animals living nearby.

Monday, October 05, 2015

S. Carolina Governor: Worst Storm in 1,000 Years

South Carolina's governor is pleading with residents to stay home because she says more rain is on the way in the worst rainstorm in the state's history.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

DOT to Allocate $2 Mln for Roads Damaged by California Wildfires

US Transportation Department (DOT) will provide $2 million in federal emergency relief funds to help repair roads and bridges damaged by wildfires raging in northern California, a DOT statement said Tuesday.

Monday, June 15, 2015

12 people dead as animals roam Tbilisi after floods

Lions, tigers and even a hippopotamus escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi yesterday, adding to the chaos triggered by flooding that killed at least 12 people, officials said.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Flooding hits BiH

Flooding hit the Sarajevo area of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Monday due to persistent rain over the weekend.

Some homes were flooded in the suburbs of Sarajevo, the capital of BiH, with dozens of people evacuated. There were also several landslides and some roads closed.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake rocked Luzon (Philippines) at Sunday morning.

The quake’s epicenter was in located 13 kilometers southeast of San Antonio, Zambales with a depth of 85 kilometers said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The tremors were also felt in Metro Manila. Phivolcs said aftershocks are expected from the quake although no damage to infrastructure is expected.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

China builds first high-speed railway through karst region

Construction of China's first high-speed railway running through the country's southwest karst regions was completed on Sunday.

The 857-km railway linking Guiyang, capital of landlocked mountainous province of Guizhou, with south China's economic powerhouse Guangzhou, is expected to become operational on Friday.

EL News