Showing posts with label rainfall. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rainfall. Show all posts

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.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

All Thai boys, coach evacuated from cave

All Thai boys saved
All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand after being trapped for 18 days, rescuers said on Tuesday.

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team from flooded cave begins

Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team
Rescuers in Thailand have kicked off an operation to pull 12 members of a junior football team and their coach from a flooded cave that they've been in for over two weeks, the head of the rescue mission has announced.

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, July 03, 2018

Rescuers race to free Thai cave boys as heavy rains forecast

Rescuers race to free Thai cave boys
Rescuers raced to pump water from a cave in northern Thailand as forecasted heavy rain threatened to complicate efforts to free a young soccer team found trapped for ten days.

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.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kenyan Dam Bursts, Causing Deaths, ‘Huge Destruction’

Kenyan Dam Bursts
At least 21 people were killed when a dam in western Kenya’s Nakuru county burst its walls, overrunning nearby homes, the St John Ambulance rescue service said on Thursday.

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.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Drought-hit Cape Town rejoices at rainfall

Drought-hit Cape Town
When the forecasts turned out to be true and rain fell from the skies, the residents of Cape Town in South Africa rejoiced, thanked God and stood outside to feel the water on their skin.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Extreme drought grips parts of South Africa

drought grips parts of South Africa
South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forces residents to join queues for emergency rations.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Up to 43 people still missing after California mudslides; dead identified

California mudslides
Search and rescue teams are looking for dozens of people who are still missing after this week's torrential rains caused mudslides in Southern California, authorities said.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Mudslide danger looms in Southern California as fire threat diminishes

CALIFORNIA MUDSLIDES AFTER FIRE
As firefighters gain control of Southern California wildfires, state and local officials are assessing burned slopes and culverts to try and prevent flash floods and mudslides that sometimes follow such fires.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Snow, ice chill Italy; 1,000 evacuated as river bursts

Snow, ice chill Italy
Rain, snow, freezing cold and mass flooding wrought havoc in the northern Italian province of Reggio Emilia Tuesday -- leading to the evacuations of about 1,000 people, some in a helicopter.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Monsoon Rains Kill 12 in Southern India, Displace Thousands

Monsoon Rains India
Thousands of people took refuge in relief camps as torrential monsoon rains flooded parts of southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, killing at least 12 people this week, the government said Saturday.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Azores on hurricane alert as Ophelia approaches

Ophelia approaches
The Portuguese Azores archipelago was on weather alert Saturday as Hurricane Ophelia approached, with heavy rainfall forecast in the region.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Heavy Rain Leaves 20 Dead, 5 Injured, 12 Missing in Vietnam

damaged thousands of houses and thousands of hectares of crops
Breached dykes, landslides, house collapses and flooding caused by a tropical depression over the past three days in Vietnam's northern and central regions have killed 20 local people, injured five people, and left 12 others missing.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Heavy Rain, Floods Lash Italy; at Least 5 Dead in Tuscany

Heavy Rain, Floods Lash Italy
Torrential rain in Italy has triggered flooding that killed at least five people in the Tuscan port town of Leghorn.

Friday, September 01, 2017

Mexico's south Baja peninsula braces for tropical storm Lidia

Mexico's south Baja peninsula braces for tropical storm Lidia
The southern half of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula was bracing for tropical storm Lidia on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular vacation destination with maximum sustained winds of 100 km per hour.

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