Posts in category: red

Jul

25
2016

Landslide toll touches 6 as woman buried alive in Guwahati – Times of India

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

Guwahati: Malati Das was busy doing household chores on Wednesday when a rain-triggered landslide came crashing down on her hillside residence in the city here, burying her alive. She was the sixth person to die in a landslide in the city in less than a month

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


Jul

01
2016

Beaujolais crus ravaged by heavy hail storm – Decanter

Jodde     red, Uncategorized, Weather Events     0

Decanter.com reports that...

Local officials have called for parts of Beaujolais to be declared a disaster zone after fierce hail storms severely damaged several vineards in the area.

Read more at www.decanter.com


Jul

01
2016

Organic farm outside Calgary loses entire harvest in hail storm | Globalnews.ca

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Globalnews.ca reports that...

WATCH ABOVE: Tuesday’s hail storm south of Calgary has damaged the crops on many farms and ranches. Tony Tighe visited the Rio Frio Farm where they lost their entire summer harvest.

Read more at globalnews.ca


May

29
2016

Zimbabwe drought: Five million face food shortage – AJE News

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Aljazeera.com reports that...

Nearly five million people in Zimbabwe – half of the country’s rural population – will need assistance by next year as a result of the ongoing drought in southern Africa, the United Nations has said.

Read more at www.aljazeera.com


May

19
2016

Sri Lanka landslides and rain kill 37 people with over 150 still missing | World news | The Guardian

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Weather Events     0

Theguardian.com reports that...

“A total of 37 people have been killed, 28 wounded … in weather-related incidents in the past three days,” the DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


May

17
2016

Search Continues for Missing in Indonesia Flash Flood

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Voanews.com reports that...

Indonesian officials say at least 17 people have been killed and 3 more remain missing following a flash flood near a popular tourist destination.

Read more at www.voanews.com


May

01
2016

Uttarakhand forest fire spreads, 6 districts worst-hit – Times of India

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

An Indian Air Force Mi-17 chopper on Sunday flew several sorties in Nainital district sprinkling water lifted from a lake to douse the raging forest fires that have destroyed vast swathes of forested land across Uttarakhand.

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


May

01
2016

Varun Gandhi helps kin of drought suicide victims in Uttar Pradesh – The Economic Times

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Economictimes.indiatimes.com reports that...

Over 54 crore farmers and rural populations across 13 States are in the grip of drought, and it is a multi-dimensional crisis. This fact was highlighted at a national consultation on drought here on Sunday.

Read more at economictimes.indiatimes.com


Apr

21
2016

Floods in Saudi Arabia, Yemen claim 34 lives | GulfNews.com

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Gulfnews.com reports that...

Riyadh: Eighteen people have been killed during heavy rains and floods over the past week in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence agency said on Thursday.

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Apr

21
2016

Chile floods: 4 million people without water as world’s largest copper mine suspends operations – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Abc.net.au reports that...

Heavy rains battering central Chile have now left an estimated 4 million people without drinking water, as landslides wreaked havoc and rivers breached their banks, leaving at least one person dead and closing the world’s largest underground copper mine.

Read more at www.abc.net.au