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UK capital could be moved from London due to risk of intense floods, says expert

2021-09-16T22:34+0200getwestlondon (en)

Coastal cities could become inhabitable due to the climate crisis as leading scientists warn that British weather will see more extreme floods. The changes could see the nation’s capital city moved, with areas such as Hull and Bristol also at risk of severe flooding.

Chanthu to produce days of tropical rainfall, raise flood risk in South Korea, Japan

2021-09-16T02:48+0200upi (en)

After losing wind intensity and spinning just off the coast of China over the East China Sea for the last few days, AccuWeather forecasters say Chanthu is set to continue its long-lasting journey and impact portions of South Korea and Japan through the end of the week.

Climate change isn't the only factor in recent disasters — governance and security risk

2021-09-16T00:09+0200thehill (en)

Close your eyes and drop your finger on a world map — nearly any place you land has faced a climate catastrophe this summer. No region has been spared the devastation of record-breaking extreme weather events. The security impacts have been severe , with thousands of lives lost and billions of dollars of damage done to critical infrastructure.

Orange flood alert in China, Philippines, Taiwan

2021-09-15T18:58+0200gdacs (en)

Typhoon Chanthu, Philippines , Taiwan , China , September 2021 Typhoon Chanthu (known a Kiko in the Philippines) affected areas of Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, CAR in the Philippines from around 11 September. 5,049 people were pre-emptively evacuated in Region 2 and 63 in Region 1. A total of 11,145 people were affected.

Chanthu to produce days of tropical rainfall, raise flood risk in South Korea and Japan AccuWeather

2021-09-15T16:54+0200msn-nl (en)

After losing wind intensity and spinning just off the coast of China over the East China Sea for the last few days, AccuWeather forecasters say Chanthu is set to continue its long-lasting journey and impact portions of South Korea and Japan through the end of the week.

Unmanned 5G-enabled airship completes test flight

2021-09-15T09:03+0200china.org.cn (en)

An unmanned helium-lifted airship equipped with 5G network has completed its test flight successfully in southwest China . The airship aims to provide communication services for emergency rescue and disaster relief in the future. Installed with a 5G base station, the airship "5G Cloud One" flew 300....

Unmanned 5G-enabled airship completes test flight in southwest China

2021-09-15T08:49+0200peopledaily (en)

KUNMING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- An unmanned helium-lifted airship equipped with 5G network has completed its test flight successfully in southwest China . The airship aims to provide communication services for emergency rescue and disaster relief in the future.

Unmanned 5G-enabled airship completes test flight in southwest China

2021-09-15T08:31+0200ecns (en)

An unmanned helium-lifted airship equipped with 5G network has completed its test flight successfully in southwest China . The airship aims to provide communication services for emergency rescue and disaster relief in the future. Installed with a 5G base station, the airship "5G Cloud One" flew 300....

Unmanned 5G-enabled airship completes test flight in southwest China

2021-09-15T08:02+0200china.org.cn (en)

KUNMING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- An unmanned helium-lifted airship equipped with 5G network has completed its test flight successfully in southwest China . The airship aims to provide communication services for emergency rescue and disaster relief in the future.

Weather CRISIS as seasons set to switch with flooding in summer

2021-09-14T23:09+0200express (en)

And the heat isn’t going away any time soon. Yesterday forecasters were predicting hot conditions into next week after a little torrential rain with some UK locations hitting six degrees above September’s average. This is particularly galling as traditional summer holiday treats such as sun-soaked....

East China Sea: Tropical Storm Chanthu tracking slightly southeastward in East China Sea Sept. 14 /update 1

2021-09-14T11:40+0200garda-com (en)

Event. Tropical Storm Chanthu is tracking slightly southeastward but is largely stationary in the East China Sea off Shanghai, China, Sept. 14. As of 17:00 CST, the storm's center of circulation was approximately 574 km (357 miles) west-southwest of Sasebo, Japan.

Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall, pounds coastal Texas, Louisiana with rain

2021-09-14T11:24+0200tribune (en)

HOUSTON: Heavy rains fell across the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana on Tuesday as tropical storm Nicholas strengthened into a hurricane before making landfall, bringing the threat of widespread flooding, power outages and storm surges. Nicholas was some 20 miles (30 km) northeast of Matagorda, Texas as of 1 a.

Ministry warns of rainstorms, flooding as Typhoon Chanthu looms

2021-09-14T06:23+0200peopledaily (en)

BEIJING, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Chanthu will lash east China 's Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai from Monday to Wednesday, the Ministry of Water Resources warned Monday. The ministry on Monday launched Level-IV emergency response for floods and sent three work teams to assist local flood relief.

Ministry warns of rainstorms as Typhoon Chanthu looms

2021-09-14T05:04+0200china.org.cn (en)

Rescuers pump rainwater out of a pool in Zhoushan, east China 's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 13, 2021. Zhejiang Province has upgraded its emergency response to Typhoon Chanthu to the highest level, closing schools as well as suspending air and rail services in several cities.

Ministry warns of rainstorms, flooding as Typhoon Chanthu looms

2021-09-14T02:02+0200china.org.cn (en)

Rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Chanthu will lash east China 's Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai from Monday to Wednesday, the Ministry of Water Resources warned Monday. The ministry on Monday launched Level-IV emergency response for floods and sent three work teams to assist local flood relief.

Ministry warns of rainstorms, flooding as Typhoon Chanthu looms

2021-09-14T00:09+0200nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. BEIJING, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Chanthu will lash east China 's Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai from Monday to Wednesday, the Ministry of Water Resources warned Monday. The ministry on Monday launched Level-IV emergency response for floods....

To avoid river flooding, go with the flow, the Dutch say

2021-09-13T23:53+0200finance-commerce (en)

The Netherlands, accustomed to wet weather, was midway through what would become one of the wettest Julys on record, and Patrick van der Broeck was getting edgy. Germany and Belgium were experiencing epochal floods that would ultimately kill 220 people, and the surging waters were bearing down on the low-lying Netherlands.

Ministry warns of rainstorms, flooding as Typhoon Chanthu looms

2021-09-13T19:47+0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Chanthu will lash east China 's Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai from Monday to Wednesday, the Ministry of Water Resources warned Monday. The ministry on Monday launched Level-IV emergency response for floods and sent three work teams to assist local flood relief.

Ida Expected to Be Among Costliest Hurricanes to Impact U.S. Mainland, According to Aon Catastrophe Report

2021-09-13T16:53+0200publicnow (en)

CHICAGO, Sep. 10, 2021 Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today launched the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of natural disaster events worldwide during August 2021.

SDSs, drying wetlands increasing alarmingly

2021-09-13T15:09+0200tehrantimes (en)

The occurrence of drought and lack of water rights for wetlands are the most important causes of land degradation and desertification, which are caused by climate change and human involvement, ILNA quoted Vahid Jafarian as saying on Monday. Emphasizing that the vegetation of floodplains plays a key....

Tropical storm Conson expected to cause heavy rain in eastern and northeastern provinces today

2021-09-13T10:52+0200pattayamail (en)

Provinces in the Northeast (Nakhon Phanom, Sakhon Nakhon, Mukdahan, Kalasin, Amnat Charoen, Yasothon, Roi Et, Maha Sarakham, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani), and in the East (Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat) are warned of heavy rains and flash floods today.

China's Zhejiang, Shanghai brace for Typhoon Chanthu

2021-09-13T05:46+0200gmw (en)

Fishing boats dock at Nanyue port in Yueqing, east China 's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 12, 2021. China's national observatory on Sunday continued its orange alert for Typhoon Chanthu, which is expected to make landfall in or pass east China's Zhejiang Province during the daytime on Monday. (Photo by Cai Kuanyuan/Xinhua) HANGZHOU, Sept.

China's Zhejiang, Shanghai brace for Typhoon Chanthu

2021-09-13T03:42+0200peopledaily (en)

Fishing boats dock at Nanyue port in Yueqing, east China 's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 12, 2021. China's national observatory on Sunday continued its orange alert for Typhoon Chanthu, which is expected to make landfall in or pass east China's Zhejiang Province during the daytime on Monday. (Photo by Cai Kuanyuan/Xinhua) HANGZHOU, Sept.

Typhoon Chanthu set to hit Shanghai late today

2021-09-13T03:13+0200shanghaidaily (en)

SHANGHAI ordered the closure of schools and parks, and trains and flights were canceled as Typhoon Chanthu headed for Shanghai and neighboring Zhejiang Province after drenching Taiwan with heavy rain yesterday. Shanghai Meteorological Bureau’s upgraded the typhoon alert to yellow, the second-lowest of a four-level system.

Zhejiang, Shanghai brace for Typhoon Chanthu

2021-09-13T02:40+0200china.org.cn (en)

East China 's Zhejiang Province and Shanghai have issued alerts for Typhoon Chanthu, which is expected to make landfall on Zhejiang's coastal areas Monday. The Zhejiang provincial meteorological observatory issued a warning on Sunday saying that the 14th typhoon of the year is expected to make....

Banteay Meanchey governor urges immediate response to extreme floods

2021-09-13T02:27+0200khmertimes (en)

Um Reatrey, Governor of Banteay Meanchey Province and Panh Khem Bunthorn, Deputy Chief of Cabinet of Hun Sen, together with the Joint Forces, embarked on a mission to inspect all flooded areas in the province, to assess aid, immediate relief work as well us urgent works to divert flood waters or surging rivers.

China's Zhejiang, Shanghai brace for Typhoon Chanthu

2021-09-12T13:23+0200nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. HANGZHOU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- East China 's Zhejiang Province and Shanghai have issued alerts for Typhoon Chanthu, which is expected to make landfall on Zhejiang's coastal areas Monday. The Zhejiang provincial meteorological observatory issued a warning on Sunday....

Mongkul Borey river in Soeur commune over flows, flooding farmland and villages

2021-09-12T01:53+0200khmertimes (en)

Heavy rain in Northeast and East of Thailand, as a result of Tropical Storm Conson is wrecking havoc on the Northeast and East of Thailand and water run offs has flooded large tracks of land in Banteay Meanchey;s Malai and Mongkul Borey Districts. Rath Dasinang, Governor of Mongkul Borei District,....

Twin cyclones to make landfall in Taiwan and Vietnam this weekend

2021-09-10T20:54+0200cbs46 (en)

(CNN) -- Vietnam and Taiwan are bracing for twin cyclones which are expected to make landfall over the weekend. Tropical Storm Conson is forecast to bring flooding rains to Vietnam this weekend while Super Typhoon Chanthu is expected to bring damaging winds and extremely heavy rainfall to Taiwan this weekend.

Twin cyclones to make landfall in Taiwan and Vietnam this weekend

2021-09-10T20:04+0200foxcarolina (en)

(CNN) -- Vietnam and Taiwan are bracing for twin cyclones which are expected to make landfall over the weekend. Tropical Storm Conson is forecast to bring flooding rains to Vietnam this weekend while Super Typhoon Chanthu is expected to bring damaging winds and extremely heavy rainfall to Taiwan this weekend.

Taiwan, Philippines brace for super typhoon

2021-09-10T18:28+0200omanobserver-om (en)

TAIPEI/MANILA: Taiwan and the Philippines on Friday issued warnings for rapidly-strengthening Typhoon Chanthu, which was on track to deliver heavy rain and winds at the weekend. The potentially devastating storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 209 kilometres per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 263 kph.

Tropical storm Conson expected to cause more rain in eastern regions of Thailand

2021-09-09T10:59+0200pattayamail (en)

The Meteorological Department issued a warning Rayong and Chonburi (Pattaya and Jomtien areas) to expect torrential rainfall. The Meteorological Department is closely monitoring the development of tropical storm Conson expected to move into the South China Sea this week, while a monsoonal trough and....

China to strengthen disaster prevention against incoming typhoons

2021-09-09T03:43+0200peopledaily (en)

BEIJING, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- China 's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Wednesday urged close monitoring of two incoming typhoons to the country's southern and southeastern regions. The headquarters issued a notice to Hainan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and Zhejiang for....

China to strengthen disaster prevention against incoming typhoons

2021-09-09T03:17+0200ecns (en)

China 's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Wednesday urged close monitoring of two incoming typhoons to the country's southern and southeastern regions. The headquarters issued a notice to Hainan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and Zhejiang for countermeasures against the incoming tropical storms Conson and Chanthu.

MIL-OSI China: China to strengthen disaster prevention against incoming typhoons

2021-09-09T03:00+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: China State Council Information Office 2. China’s State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Wednesday urged close monitoring of two incoming typhoons to the country’s southern and southeastern regions. The headquarters issued a notice to Hainan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and....

China to strengthen disaster prevention against incoming typhoons

2021-09-08T19:51+0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- China 's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Wednesday urged close monitoring of two incoming typhoons to the country's southern and southeastern regions. The headquarters issued a notice to Hainan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and Zhejiang for....

Rain forecast from monsoon trough, approaching tropical storm Conson

2021-09-08T17:10+0200thaipbs (en)

The Thai Meteorological Department warned today (Wednesday) that most parts of Thailand, which have been hit by heavy rain over the past few days, are expected to face more rain later this week, due to the influence of tropical storm “Conson”. Also known as “Jolina” in the Philippines , “Conson” will....

NYC’s subways have a built-in tool for preventing floods. Where was it last week?

2021-09-08T12:39+0200fastcompany (en)

[Photo: courtesy ILC Dover] But the system is not designed for every type of flood threat, as deadly flooding during last week’s Hurricane Ida made evident. The flooding from that event came mostly from the sheer amount of rainwater that overwhelmed the stormwater system, with more than 3 inches falling in a single hour .

SW China's Chongqing braces for biggest flood of this year

2021-09-08T04:22+0200ecns (en)

Photo taken on Sept. 7, 2021 shows flood-affected area in southwest China 's Chongqing Municipality. (Photo: China News Service/He Penglei) Major rivers in Chongqing will see biggest flood this year. The emergency response for flood control was upgraded from level III to II on Tuesday, according to....

Bryan Anselm / The New York Times / … When the Climate Crisis Becomes Unignorable

2021-09-07T22:56+0200theatlantic (en)

When the Climate Crisis Becomes Unignorable. This summer’s weather has forced a kind of continuous awareness of climate change. Every week, our lead climate reporter brings you the big ideas, expert analysis, and vital guidance that will help you flourish on a changing planet. In retrospect, last week was an interlude.

Cómo los Países Bajos están evitando las inundaciones de los ríos

2021-09-07T20:55+0200esdelatino-com (es)

Holanda, acostumbrada al clima húmedo, estaba a mitad de camino de lo que se convertiría en uno de los julio más húmedos registrados, y Patrick van der Broeck se estaba poniendo nervioso. Alemania y Bélgica estaban experimentando inundaciones históricas que acabarían con la vida de 220 personas, y....

To Avoid River Flooding, Go With the Flow, the Dutch Say

2021-09-07T20:20+0200nytimes (en)

He had reason to be. Extreme weather events are becoming increasingly common, in Europe and worldwide. The deadly torrential rain in Europe this summer was considered a 400-year event; in China , over 20 inches of rain fell in just two days; New York City set records for an hour’s rainfall, setting....

Thailand expects more rain as tropical storm Conson moves closer

2021-09-07T12:32+0200thainews (en)

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Meteorological Department is closely monitoring the development of tropical storm Conson expected to move into the South China Sea this week, while a monsoonal trough and influence from yet another emerging storm is expected to cause more rain in the upper east regions of Thailand from tomorrow.

Learning to live with climatic extremes The 'comprehensive review' prepared by the UN agency WMO, hopefully,...

2021-09-06T16:46+0200thefinancialexpress (en)

The 'comprehensive review' prepared by the UN agency WMO, hopefully, hasn't included Bangladesh in its list of the UN member-countries lacking early warning systems. In its appraisal published on September 1, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is focused on the mortality and economic losses....

Resilience in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida

2021-09-04T01:20+0200forbes (en)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) refers to the infrastructure projects built in the wake of Hurricane Katrina as the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). HSDRRS is a system of projects, which includes pumping stations, floodwalls, levees, and the Inner Harbor Navigation Channel (IHNC) storm surge barrier.

Hurricane Ida Raises the Question: How Can Cities Keep Subways Safe in an Era of Climate Crisis Flooding?

2021-09-03T21:25+0200time (en)

A s the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed over the northeast Wednesday night, dumping a record-shattering 3.15 inches of rain on New York City in a single hour, water began to pour into the city’s subways. The system flooded in 46 locations and the MTA cut service across all lines overnight.

Un fotógrafo busca a un repartidor de Nueva York que trabajó durante las inundaciones para darle 1.700 dólares

2021-09-03T11:50+0200eldiario-es (es)

El periodista que grabó al hombre cruzando las calles inundadas de Brooklyn está intentando averiguar su identidad para donarle los más de 1.700 dólares que ha ganado por vender el vídeo. Un repartidor de comida a domicilio trabajando durante las inundaciones en Nueva York.

At least 44 dead as flash floods hit US northeast

2021-09-03T08:40+0200heraldsun (en)

Flash flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida killed at least 44 people in four northeastern US states overnight into Thursday, including several who perished in basements during the "historic" weather event officials blamed on climate change.

Japan: Severe weather ongoing in western regions as of Sept. 3

2021-09-03T05:27+0200garda-com (en)

Event. Thunderstorms and heavy rains bringing possible floods and landslides are forecast for northern Kyushu, far western Honshu, and northwestern Shikoku as of Sept. 3. The Japan Meteorological Administration has issued the following warnings: Purple (the second-highest level on a four-tier scale)....

Maduro: “El capitalismo destruyó el planeta”

2021-09-03T02:56+0200elsiglo (es)

El presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, señaló que el sistema capitalista ha causado la crisis climática que hoy en día afecta a distintas naciones en el mundo. Durante su alocución en el marco del Plan Especial de Obras y Balances de los Estados Afectados por las....

NYC's Subway Flooding Isn't A Fluke. It's The Reality For Cities In A Warming World

2021-09-02T17:53+0200npr (en)

"None of us had seen people with water up to their necks, standing in underground trains," says Slobodan Djordjevic, an engineer at the University of Essex who specializes in flooding of underground train systems. Djordjevic has spent much of his career studying floods in subway tunnels. But he says he was shocked by what he saw happening in China .

Remote Sensing, Vol. 13, Pages 3485: Full Lifecycle Monitoring on Drought-Converted Catastrophic Flood Using Sentinel-1 SAR: A Case Study of Poyang Lake Region during Summer 2020

2021-09-02T14:05+0200mdpi (en)

During summer 2020, the most catastrophic flood in the 21st century attacked the Poyang Lake region, one of the flood-prone areas in China . To explore the occurrence mechanism and evolution patterns of this drought-converted flood better, a full lifecycle model is developed in this article.

Por qué el creciente impacto de las inundaciones no se debe solo al cambio climático

2021-09-02T07:10+0200eldigitalcastillalamancha (es)

Podríamos construir una lista cada vez más larga con las inundaciones que cada día se producen en el mundo y concluir que están aumentando para acabar justificando que es consecuencia del cambio climático. Pero ¿estaríamos en lo cierto? Imágenes de las inundaciones en el metro de Zhengzhou, en China , el pasado mes de julio ().

¿Por qué las inundaciones y trombas de agua que estamos soportando no se deben sólo al cambio climático? ¿Qué hay detrás? Te lo contamos

2021-09-02T00:31+0200ahoranoticiasandalucia (es)

Las imágenes que estamos viendo en televisión tras unas lluvias que acumularon más de 200 l/m² en pocas horas, el vídeo viral en las redes del metro inundado en China , las trágicas inundaciones que asolaron pueblos alemanes a principios de verano, las lluvias torrenciales en el Sahel… Podríamos....

Por qué el creciente impacto de las inundaciones no se debe solo al cambio climático

2021-09-01T19:56+0200noticiasdelatierra (es)

Podríamos construir una lista cada vez más larga con las inundaciones que cada día se producen en el mundo y concluir que están aumentando para acabar justificando que es consecuencia del cambio climático. Pero ¿estaríamos en lo cierto? Imágenes de las inundaciones en el metro de Zhengzhou, en China , el pasado mes de julio (Euronews).

The number and cost of meteorological disasters will skyrocket, but the death toll will decrease

2021-09-01T16:43+0200floridanewstimes (en)

Geneva (AP) According to a report by the United Nations Meteorological Agency, meteorological disasters have hit the world four to five times more frequently than in the 1970s, causing seven times more damage. But these disasters are killing far fewer people. In the 1970s and 1980s, they killed an average of about 170 people a day worldwide.

Por qué el creciente impacto de las inundaciones no se debe solo al cambio climático

2021-09-01T13:50+0200iagua (es)

, las trágicas inundaciones que asolaron pueblos alemanes a principios de verano , las lluvias torrenciales en el Sahel… Podríamos construir una lista cada vez más larga con las inundaciones que cada día se producen en el mundo y concluir que están aumentando para acabar justificando que es consecuencia del cambio climático.

Enhancing Coastal Resilience during the UN Ocean Decade The 2021-2030 UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (“The Ocean Decade”) has endorsed three transformative programmes developed by global partnerships of ocean scientists, governments and industry to enhance coastal resilience, for both humans and ecosystems.

2021-08-31T23:20+0200unesco (en)

The 2021-2030 UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (“The Ocean Decade”) has endorsed three transformative programmes developed by global partnerships of ocean scientists, governments and industry to enhance coastal resilience, for both humans and ecosystems.

Enhancing Coastal Resilience during the UN Ocean Decade

2021-08-31T23:16+0200publicnow (en)

31/08/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 31/08/2021 20:55 Enhancing Coastal Resilience during the UN Ocean Decade. The 2021-2030 UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development ('The Ocean Decade') has endorsed three transformative programmes developed by global partnerships of....

Ida, que ahora ha sido degradada a depresión tropical, dejó sin electricidad a más de un millón de propiedades en Luisiana, según el rastreador de apagones PowerOutage.us.

2021-08-31T20:53+0200elpais-CO (es)

Los estados de Luisiana y Misisipi hicieron el martes su balance del desastre infligido por el poderoso huracán Ida en momentos que el retroceso de las aguas comenzó a revelar el alcance total del daño a lo largo de la costa del Golfo de EEUU y en que el número de muertos aumentó a cuatro.

Flood engulfs new areas

2021-08-31T20:40+0200daily-sun (en)

ANM Mohibub Uz Zaman 1 September, 2021 12:00 AM Water from upstream is swelling the Brahmaputra, Ganges and Padma rivers, deteriorating the flood situation and engulfing new low-lying areas in several districts. “ China , Bhutan and various states of India has been experiencing heavy rains in the last few days.

The One And Only Way To Avoid A Climate Crisis As the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events increases, it is clear that the world needs to reduce its emissions, and it is also clear that there is only one way to do that

2021-08-31T19:38+0200oilprice (en)

For anyone still in doubt about climate change, the recent floods and unusual heat waves around the globe will be difficult to ignore. Floods in China have killed dozens of people and have led to warnings from the People’s Liberation Army of the possible . More than 135 people died in India when the recent heavy flooding caused major landslides.

400.000 coches en remojo en Zhengzhou, “Transformación de belleza”, se pueden transformar en “coches nuevos” después de un tratamiento especial “blanqueo” | China | Nuevo casco de cabeza Newtalk

2021-08-30T19:00+0200notiulti (es)

La provincia china de Henan sufrió lluvias extremadamente fuertes en julio, lo que provocó la inundación de una gran cantidad de automóviles en los estacionamientos subterráneos, y había más de 400,000 vehículos en la ciudad de Zhengzhou, lo que también brindó al mercado de automóviles local y a la....

MIL-OSI China: Over 2,000 evacuated as storms batter Chongqing

2021-08-30T10:54+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: China State Council Information Office 2. Heavy rain has led to the flooding of four rivers in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality, and more than 2,000 people have been evacuated, according to Chongqing’s flood control and drought relief headquarters.

Meet Japan's Bizarre Looking Ka-Tsu

2021-08-30T10:48+0200nationalinterest (en)

Imperial Japan faced a vexing dilemma in World War II: it had military bases sprawling across far-flung Pacific islands from Rabaul in Papua New Guinea to the Attu and Kiska islands near Alaska. But the merchant ships necessary to supply, reinforce and especially feed those garrisons were being sunk left and right by the U.

Over 2,000 evacuated as storms batter Chongqing

2021-08-30T09:45+0200china.org.cn (en)

Heavy rain has led to the flooding of four rivers in southwest China 's Chongqing Municipality, and more than 2,000 people have been evacuated, according to Chongqing's flood control and drought relief headquarters. Statistics from the Chongqing hydrological monitoring station show that between 8:00 a.

Over 2,000 evacuated as storms batter China's Chongqing

2021-08-30T09:15+0200china.org.cn (en)

CHONGQING, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rain has led to the flooding of four rivers in southwest China 's Chongqing Municipality, and more than 2,000 people have been evacuated, according to Chongqing's flood control and drought relief headquarters. Statistics from the Chongqing hydrological monitoring station show that between 8:00 a.

Read 'I Awakened Here When the Earth Was New'

2021-08-27T17:07+0200dissidentvoice (en)

(Australia), The Gesture , 2020. The Yirrganydji traditional owners live on Australia’s coastline, which faces the Great Barrier Coral Reef. That majestic reef faces extinction from climate change: a period of consecutive years of coral bleaching from 2014 to 2017 threatened to kill off the precious....

El III Congreso Nacional del Agua de Orihuela tratará los fenómenos extremos: sequías e inundaciones

2021-08-27T06:28+0200iambiente (es)

. Se ha convocado con el título Fenómenos extremos: sequías e inundaciones . Al acto de presentación, que ha tenido lugar este jueves, ha asistido el alcalde de Orihuela, Emilio Bascuñana ; la diputada de Ciclo Hídrico de la Diputación de Alicante, Ana Serna ; el director técnico del Congreso y....

¿Wang Yang está a punto de reemplazar a Xi Jinping como secretario general? Chen Pokong: Xi es “fatal y bueno, pero no bueno” | China | Nuevo casco de cabeza Newtalk

2021-08-25T02:28+0200notiulti (es)

Recientemente, la reunión secreta de Beidaihe en China acaba de terminar y se volvió viral en Internet. Un Partido Comunista de alto rango no identificado reveló que Wang Yang, el actual presidente del Comité Nacional de la Conferencia Consultiva Política del Pueblo Chino, puede reemplazar a Xi....

¿La crisis climática alimentó a Henri y las inundaciones de Tennessee?

2021-08-24T11:30+0200notiulti (es)

A medida que el oeste de los EE. UU. Se hornea en una sequía prolongada, partes de la mitad oriental del país se han enfrentado al problema opuesto, ya que las lluvias extremas y los vientos feroces afectaron a comunidades tan distantes como Tennessee y Rhode Island.

Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?

2021-08-24T09:44+0200guardian (en)

A s the US west bakes in a prolonged drought, parts of the eastern half of the country have faced the opposite problem as extreme rainfall and fierce winds took their toll on communities as far apart as Tennessee and Climate scientists have said that while it’s difficult to give a precise....

Q&A: did the climate crisis fuel Henri and the Tennessee flooding?

2021-08-24T09:42+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

As the US west bakes in a prolonged drought, parts of the eastern half of the country have faced the opposite problem as extreme rainfall and fierce winds took their toll on communities as far apart as Tennessee and Rhode Island. Climate scientists have said that while it’s difficult to give a....

MP chides Gov't for broken promise

2021-08-23T12:38+0200jamaicaobserver (en)

MEMBER of Parliament for Kingston Eastern and Port Royal Phillip Paulwell is chastising the Government for reneging on a promise to carry out flood mitigation works in the Harbour Heights community, under the South Coast Highway project, in the wake of another round of devastation from flood rains.

Heavy rain in Henan issued more than 30 red warnings, Zhengzhou evacuated 230,000 people-International-Free Times Electronic News

2021-08-23T03:51+0200archyde (en)

2021/08/23 08:46. [Real-time news/comprehensive report]The catastrophic flooding caused by heavy rain in Henan Province, China has only been in July. Recently, there has been a wave of heavy rain. Henan Province has successively issued flood control emergency and rainstorm warnings from noon yesterday to tonight.

Henan mounts full response to new round of heavy rain; precipitation will not be as 'extreme' as July storm: experts

2021-08-22T18:38+0200globaltimes (en)

An underground tunnel in downtown Zhengzhou, Central China 's Henan Province, is closed on Sunday due to heavy rain. Photo: IC Central China's Henan Province is fully on guard against a new round of heavy rainfall, one month after the province was hit by torrential rains and floods in July.

JMSE, Vol. 9, Pages 912: Study on Hydrodynamic Characteristics and Environmental Response in Shantou Offshore Area

2021-08-22T15:32+0200mdpi (en)

As a coastal trading city in China , Shantou has complex terrain and changeable sea conditions in its coastal waters. In order to better protect the coastal engineering and social property along the coast, based on the numerical simulation method, this paper constructed a detailed hydrodynamic model....

Kaifeng city suspends business ahead of downpours

2021-08-22T04:39+0200china.org.cn (en)

Kaifeng, a city in rain-ravaged Henan Province in central China , on Saturday ordered the full suspension of construction and business operations to cope with heavy rainstorms forecast for Sunday and Monday. All enterprises, tourist resorts and construction sites are ordered to shut down or halt operations from 8 a.

Central Chinese city suspends business, construction ahead of downpours

2021-08-22T02:35+0200ecns (en)

Kaifeng, a city in rain-ravaged Henan Province in central China , on Saturday ordered the full suspension of construction and business operations to cope with heavy rainstorms forecast for Sunday and Monday. All enterprises, tourist resorts and construction sites are ordered to shut down or halt operations from 8 a.

A Look at the Most Catastrophic Floods in History

2021-08-21T20:55+0200interestingengineering (en)

On top of that, economic loss from the destruction of property, lost business, and rehousing entire communities can be devastating. Needless to say, flooding be it river flooding, coastal flooding, flash floods, or urban flooding leaves its destructive mark on the world. Some of the worst floods in history and their impact.

1st LD-Writethru: Central Chinese city suspends business, construction ahead of downpours

2021-08-21T18:19+0200china.org.cn (en)

ZHENGZHOU, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Kaifeng, a city in rain-ravaged Henan Province in central China , on Saturday ordered the full suspension of construction and business operations to cope with heavy rainstorms forecast for Sunday and Monday. All enterprises, tourist resorts and construction sites are ordered to shut down or halt operations from 8 a.

The First Technical Session of “Framework for Disaster Monitoring Phase II” Project successfully conducted

2021-08-18T09:11+0200apsco (en)

The First Technical Session (TS) of “Establishment of a Framework for Researches on Application of Space Technology for Disaster Monitoring in the APSCO Member States-Phase II” Project coping with the first two disaster research themes, i.e., Theme#1: ‘Flood’ and Theme#2: ‘Landslide/Avalanche’ was organized during 10-11 August 2021.

Una nueva estimación triplica el número de personas en peligro por la subida del nivel del mar

2021-08-17T12:28+0200vistaalmar (es)

Los árboles y los edificios crearon grandes márgenes de error en estimaciones previas de elevación costera. La subida del nivel del mar en este siglo podría inundar las zonas costeras que ahora albergan entre 340 y 480 millones de personas, informan investigadores de Climate Central, un grupo de investigación y defensa.

After the flood

2021-08-16T02:27+0200chinadaily (en)

SONG CHEN/CHINA DAILY. Many parts of the world have suffered severe rainstorms and flooding since July. For instance, two consecutive days of heavy rain in Western Europe since July 13 have claimed more than 200 lives in several countries, including Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

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