Posts in category: red

Apr

11
2015

Warming Pacific Makes for Increasingly Weird Ocean Life

Natalie     Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

News.nationalgeographic.com reports that...

A “blob” of warm water that’s partly to blame for dead birds and stranded sea lions in the Pacific may share a cause with Boston’s snows and California’s drought.

Read more at news.nationalgeographic.com


Mar

25
2015

Flooding in Brazil

Natalie     Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Heavy rain in northern Brazil caused flooding and triggered giant sinkhole which swallowed a bus. Meanwhile, landslide caused by heavy rains buried parts of a town in Peru.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Mar

17
2015

Category 5 Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Theatlantic.com reports that...

Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu late on March 13, packing wind gusts of up to 320 kilometers 200 miles an hour, causing widespread damage in the archipelago nation in the South Pacific Ocean. Vanuatu’s President Baldwin Lonsdale called the storm a “monster” that killed dozens, destroyed or damaged 90 percent of the buildings in the capital, and will force the nation to start anew. International aid agencies began emergency flights on Tuesday to some of the remote outer islands of Vanuatu, which they fear have been devastated. Officials are warning that Vanuatu now faces imminent food shortages, as aid agencies described conditions as among the most challenging they have ever faced.

Read more at www.theatlantic.com


Mar

05
2015

Floods kill 42 people in Tanzania, authorities say

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

M.billingsgazette.com reports that...

Floods from a heavy 30-minute storm in Tanzania killed at least 42 people in an area close to Lake Victoria in Kahama district, authorities said.

Read more at m.billingsgazette.com


Mar

04
2015

Tanzania floods sweep Shinyanga ‘killing 38 people’ 

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

M.bbc.com reports that...

Flooding in north-western Tanzania has killed at least 38 people and left hundreds of others homeless, police in the Shinyanga region have told the BBC.

Read more at m.bbc.com


Feb

28
2015

Six infants die in drought-hit Tharparkar

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Arynews.tv reports that...

Six more children died in nursery ward of Mithi Civil Hospital in drought hit Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province on Saturday, ARY News reported.

Read more at arynews.tv


Feb

27
2015

14 killed in Madagascar

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Worldbulletin.net reports that...

At least 14 people were killed early Friday in violent flooding caused by torrential rains in Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, according to preliminary reports by the Malagasy government.

Read more at www.worldbulletin.net


Jan

15
2015

In Malawi: 48 dead, 100,000 homeless after massive flood

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Pulse.ng reports that...

Massive flooding in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, has left 48 people dead and about a 100,000 homeless, according to reports.

Read more at pulse.ng


Jan

01
2015

Flash floods, mudslides kill at least 39 in Sri Lanka

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Mobile.reuters.com reports that...

Flash floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 39 people and more than 1 million have had to flee their homes in the past two weeks, data from the island’s Disaster Management Center showed on Thursday.

Read more at mobile.reuters.com


Dec

24
2014

Record floods displace thousands in Indonesia, Malaysia

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Worldbulletin.net reports that...

Almost 62,000 people have been evacuated in Malaysia, a Fire and Rescue Department chief told The Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. He added that between 100 to 200 others – mostly tourists were stranded at a national park in Pahang state during the heaviest rainfall in 40 years.

Read more at www.worldbulletin.net