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

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Earthquake In Haiti Kills 4, Injures 36 People, following deadly floods

A powerful 4.9-magnitude earthquake off the southwest coast of Haiti has resulted in the death of four people and 36 more people suffering injuries, the Haitian Directorate for Civil Protection said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

US State Dept. Official Says Kakhovka HPP Potentially Damaged In "Accident", more funding for Ukraine if needed

 Damage to the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant could have been the result of an accident rather than an intentional strike, US State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel said on Tuesday.

Mayor of flooded Novaya Kakhovka town says situation should be stable in 24 hours

Novaya Kakhovka Mayor Vladimir Leontyev said on Tuesday he believed that the situation regarding the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant’s rupture, which caused floods, would be stabilized in a day.

Upper Part Of Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant Destroyed By Shelling

The upper part of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant in Russia's Kherson Region was destroyed by shelling, the reservoir's dam itself was not destroyed, Nova Kakhovka city mayor Vladimir Leontyev said.

Ukraine says Russian forces blew up Nova Kakhovka dam in Kherson

Ukraine’s military said that Russian forces have blown up a large dam in southern Ukraine, while the official in the city of Nova Kakhovka in the  Kherson region denied the claim.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Sunday, May 14, 2023

135 killed, over 20,000 displaced in recent flooding, landslides in Rwanda

At least 135 people died and one more is still missing following recent flooding and landslides in parts of Rwanda, the government said on Saturday.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Kiev’s attempts to lower water level in Dnieper entail flooding in Kiev

Ukrainian authorities’ attempts to lower the water level in the Dnieper River have resulted in the flooding of Kiev’s residential quarters, Vladimir Leontyev, head of the city of Novaya Kakhovka in the Kherson Region, told TASS on Thursday.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Death Toll From Storms, Landslides In Brazil Rises To 46

The death toll from storms and landslides in Brazil has risen to 46, with rescue teams continuing the search for over 40 missing persons, Brazilian media reported on Tuesday.

Monday, February 20, 2023

At least 24 dead in Brazil flooding, landslides

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Brazil claimed at least 24 lives on Carnival weekend in southeast Sao Paulo state, authorities said Sunday.

Saturday, December 17, 2022

At least 169 dead after devastating floods in DR Congo’s Kinshasa

The death toll in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to rise following heavy rain and extreme flooding that have ravaged the country in recent days.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Thousands evacuated as typhoon barrels across South Korea | Al Jazeera

The most powerful typhoon to hit South Korea in years has battered its southern region, dumping almost a metre (3ft) of rain, destroying roads and bringing down power lines after thousands of people were evacuated to safer ground.

Monday, August 29, 2022

Pakistan Flooding Deaths Pass 1,000 in 'Climate Catastrophe'

Deaths from widespread flooding in Pakistan topped 1,000 since mid-June, officials said Sunday, as the country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season “a serious climate catastrophe.”

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Torrential rain, heaviest for 80 years, and flooding kills at least 7 in Seoul



 1. At least seven people died in the South Korean capital of Seoul and metropolitan area overnight, authorities said on Tuesday, after torrential rain knocked out power and left roads and subways submerged.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Hurricane Agatha Kills 10, Leaves 20 Missing in Southern Mexico

Hurricane Agatha caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 10 people and left 20 missing, the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca said Tuesday.

Friday, February 18, 2022

Petrópolis: Hopes fade for survivors in flood-hit Brazil city - BBC News

Alarms rang out across the Brazilian city of Petrópolis on Thursday, warning of more heavy rain to come after floods and landslides killed at least 117 people with more than 100 missing.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Monday, October 25, 2021

Powerful storm in California triggers mudslides, power outages - FRANCE24

 A powerful storm drenched wildfire-scarred Northern California on Sunday, triggering mudslides and flooding, while heavy winds toppled utility poles and downed trees in what meteorologists called a "bomb cyclone."

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