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

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Search for survivors under way after at least 112 die in Japan floods

A search operation is under way for survivors in western Japan after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that killed at least 112 people, with dozens missing.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

At least 37 dead, dozens missing after Japan mudslides

At least 37 dead, dozens missing after Japan mudslides
Rescue workers in Japan were searching Saturday for dozens of people missing after heavy rains inundated western areas, causing mudslides that killed at least 37 people.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Hunderte Tote durch Hochwasser in Sierra Leone: mehr als 300 Todesopfer

Hochwasser in Sierra Leone
Massen an Schlamm, verschüttete Gebäude und eine Leichenhalle, deren Fassungsvermögen zu klein ist: Es sind erschütternde Bilder, die aus dem Westen Afrikas kommen. Die jährliche Regenzeit wird zur Katastrophenzeit.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134

The death toll from early Tuesday's devastating rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh's three southeastern districts has risen to 134, as rescuers retrieved more bodies including those of two army officers, officials said.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Landslides, rain kill at least 40 in Bangladesh

Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 40 people in southeastern Bangladesh, disaster management authorities said Tuesday.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Colombia landslide kills 112 and injures at least 120

A landslide in Colombia's southwestern border province of Putumayo sent mud and debris crashing onto houses overnight, killing 112 people and injuring at least 120, officials said today.

Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

Flooded rivers were still rising today in two Australian states with two women dead and four people missing after torrential rains in the wake of a powerful tropical cyclone.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Flash floods take dramatic toll in Lima, northern Peru

El Niño-fueled flash floods and landslides hit parts of Lima, leaving some communities cut off from roads Saturday, as others fled rising rivers and millions fretted that they won't have drinking water.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Christmas typhoon leaves four dead in Philippines

A powerful typhoon left at least four people dead and eight missing as it crossed the Philippine archipelago on Monday, spoiling the Christmas holidays with strong winds, heavy rains and destructive flooding.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Powerful Typhoon Nock-Ten Slams into Philippines, Spoiling Christmas

A powerful typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines on Christmas Day, spoiling the biggest holiday in Asia's largest Catholic nation, where a governor offered roast pig to entice villagers to abandon family celebrations for emergency shelters.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Attacks, strikes and floods decimate Paris tourism

Tourism in the Paris region suffered a severe setback in 2016 following a wave of terrorist attacks, strikes and severe flooding that cost the French capital around 750 million euros in lost revenue, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Louisiana National Guard Calls Up More Military Personnel to Fight Floods

The Louisiana National Guard has boosted measures to combat the disastrous floods by brining additional military forces to the affected area," the state adjutant general Glenn Curtis said in a news release.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Nida, most powerful typhoon to hit south China in 30 years, makes landfall

Typhoon Nida, the most powerful storm to reach Hong Kong and Guangzhou, in the Pearl River delta, since 1983, according to meteorologists, arrived early Tuesday on the coast of this area where a maximum alert has been declared with many cities virtually paralyzed.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Scores dead, millions affected as floods hit India

At least 52 people have been killed and tens of thousands evacuated as floods driven by torrential monsoon rains ravaged India's eastern states, according to officials and news reports.

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