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UNDP helps build 1,450 flood-resistant houses in coastal localities

2022-05-15T07:09+0200reliefWeb (en)

VGP - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will help build an additional 1,450 flood-resistant houses for poor households in coastal provinces from Binh Dinh to Ca Mau in the near future. THUY DUNG. UNDP Representative in Viet Nam Caitlin Wiesen made the announcement at a workshop themed....

marzo 18, 2019 ClimaCell apuesta en IoT para obtener mejores previsiones meteorológicas

2022-05-14T18:46+0200lanetaneta (es)

Para pronosticar con precisión el clima, primero necesita una gran cantidad de datos, no solo para entrenar sus modelos de pronóstico, sino también para generar pronósticos más precisos y granulares. Típicamente, este ha sido el dominio de las agencias gubernamentales, gracias a su acceso a estos....

UNDP pledges additional 1,450 flood-proof houses for Vietnam

2022-05-14T11:27+0200vnanet-en (en)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will help build an additional 1,450 flood-resistant houses for poor households in coastal provinces of Vietnam in the future, UNDP representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen has said. Wiesen made the statement during a workshop themed “Storm and flood....

Climate Emergency and Gilgit-Baltistan’s Future

2022-05-14T05:02+0200pamirtimes (en)

Syed Samad Shah Just like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had predicted a couple of weeks back, a massive heat wave hit Pakistan, and many neighboring regions, hiking temperatures by 7 to 9 degrees, above the average for this season.

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New guide for forest managers to help adapt woodlands for climate...

2022-05-14T01:36+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: UK Government. Credit: Jacob Amson on Unsplash. A new guide setting out how landowners and managers can adapt their woodlands in the face of climate change has been published today (Saturday 14th May) by the Forestry Commission, Scottish Forestry, Natural Resources Wales and the Northern....

Unyielding heatwaves: Temperatures may soar to 50°C as conditions worsen over northwest India, Pakistan

2022-05-13T14:19+0200downtoearth (en)

Heatwave conditions in northwest India and Pakistan are set to worsen over the next two-three days, peaking on May 14, 2022 (Saturday), according to the meteorological office of the United Kingdom. The sun directly overhead central India and heat getting trapped by air compression may be behind the gruellling weather, the weather agency observed.

Directed Heat Restoration Brings Expert Craftsmanship And Restoration Technologies To Residential And Commercial Properties

2022-05-12T06:25+0200menafn (en)

- GetNews) Directed Heat Restoration LLC, a full-service property damage restoration company, has earned recognition for its specialty cleaning and restoration services targeting water, fire, mold, and asbestos damage. The company's reliance on the latest technologies and restoration practices has....

Japan seeking to use IRCS volunteer experiences

2022-05-11T14:49+0200tehrantimes (en)

He made the remarks in a meeting with the head of the IRCS Volunteers Organization, Vahid Salimi, in Tehran on Tuesday, ISNA reported. Praising the plans of the IRCS Volunteers Organization to attract and keep volunteers active by using modern technologies and defining humanitarian programs, Hori....

Experts: Every heatwave enhanced by climate change

2022-05-11T14:31+0200themalaymailonline (en)

“Every heatwave in the world is now made stronger and more likely to happen because of human-caused climate change,” Otto and co-author Ben Clarke of the University of Oxford said in the report, presented as a briefing paper for the news media. Evidence of global warming’s impact on extreme weather....

Experts: Every heatwave enhanced by climate change

2022-05-11T14:14+0200malaymail (en)

“Every heatwave in the world is now made stronger and more likely to happen because of human-caused climate change,” Otto and co-author Ben Clarke of the University of Oxford said in the report, presented as a briefing paper for the news media. Evidence of global warming’s impact on extreme weather....

Sally strengthens to 100mph category two HURRICANE as it threatens 17m on Gulf coast with 16in of rain and 11ft surges

2022-05-11T07:44+0200todayheadline (en)

Waters from the Gulf of Mexico poor onto a local road, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 Credit: AP:Associated Press. Andrew Gilich, mayor of Biloxi, Mississippi, told CBS News his main concern is the storm surge: “We’re hearing, of course, it’s changing almost every hour, 7 to 11 feet of storm surge. That’s what kills people.

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Volunteers needed to join Trent Regional Flood and Coastal Committee

2022-05-10T10:18+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Call for talented individuals to help communities become more resilient to climate change; Committee works to decide local priorities for flood risk management; Work supports Environment Agency and local authorities in creating local partnerships to tackle flood risk.

MLA says N.W.T. should do more to prepare communities for climate disasters

2022-05-09T22:45+0200CBC (en)

Katrina Nokleby, left, MLA for Great Slave, speaking with interim Dehcho Grand Chief Stanley Sanguez. Nokleby recently visited both Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River First Nation to see the recovery from last year's flooding. (Submitted by Katrina Nokleby) Katrina Nokleby, MLA for Great Slave, said the N.

Severe thunderstorm, tornado risk issued for western Manitoba

2022-05-07T21:35+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

More severe weather is on its way to western Manitoba. Shortly after noon Saturday, Environment Canada issued severe thunderstorm watches for a wide area along the Saskatchewan border. They extend from the United States border to the Swan River area and east to the bottom of Lake Manitoba.

B.C. Climate News May 2 to May 8: As conflict and climate change bite, are high food prices here to stay? | Expanded B.C. emergency alert system will warn about floods and wildfires

2022-05-07T20:45+0200vancouversun (en)

Climate change quick facts: The Earth is now about 1.1 C warmer than it was in the 1800s. Globally, 2021 was the fifth warmest year on record. Human activities have raised atmospheric concentrations of CO 2 by nearly 49 per cent above pre-industrial levels starting in 1850.

Severe thunderstorm, tornado risk issued for western Manitoba

2022-05-07T20:31+0200globalnews (en)

More severe weather is on its way to Westman. Shortly after noon Saturday, Environment Canada issued severe thunderstorm watches for a wide area along the Saskatchewan border. They extend from the United States border to the Swan River area and east to the bottom of Lake Manitoba.

EEA Report: Urban sprawl continues at the cost of nature in Europe

2022-05-07T10:20+0200iflaeurope (en)

Land take and the sealing of soil with asphalt, concrete or buildings increased in Europe’s urban areas from 2012 to 2018, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment, published on 5 May 2022. Increasing land take and soil sealing make Europe’s ecosystems less resilient, with....

A Whole Lot Of Dams In The United States Are At Risk Of Failing

2022-05-06T19:40+0200huffingtonpost-fr-fr (en)

The number of high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition has risen partly because of stricter regulation. Some state programs, infused with millions of additional dollars, have stepped up inspections, reassessed whether old dams endanger new downstream developments and worked to identify dams long ago abandoned by their owners.

A Whole Lot Of Dams In The United States Are At Risk Of Failing

2022-05-06T19:35+0200dailymaverick (en)

The number of high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition has risen partly because of stricter regulation. Some state programs, infused with millions of additional dollars, have stepped up inspections, reassessed whether old dams endanger new downstream developments and worked to identify dams long ago abandoned by their owners.

A Whole Lot Of Dams In The United States Are At Risk Of Failing

2022-05-06T19:19+0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

The number of high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition has risen partly because of stricter regulation. Some state programs, infused with millions of additional dollars, have stepped up inspections, reassessed whether old dams endanger new downstream developments and worked to identify dams long ago abandoned by their owners.

2nd tornado cluster ravages towns in Oklahoma and Texas

2022-05-06T13:42+0200newsbreak-USA (en)

May 5 (UPI) -- The community of Seminole, Okla., has been ripped apart by two tornado events in three days, including a multi-tornado outbreak Wednesday evening, leading to massive structural damage and power outage in the city. Seminole, located about 60 miles southeast of spooking citizens with....

A rapid geospatial analysis of the flood impacts oncrops in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa in 2022

2022-05-06T10:30+0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Executive summary South Africa is the southern most country on the African continent with the 121 309 ha of land area and highly dependent on agriculture sector (79 percent of agricultural land area ) for food, income, and employment (FAO, 2019). Natural disasters like drought, floods, storms, cyclones etc.

2nd tornado cluster ravages towns in Oklahoma and Texas

2022-05-06T01:41+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

May 5 (UPI) -- The community of Seminole, Okla., has been ripped apart by two tornado events in three days, including a multi-tornado outbreak Wednesday evening, leading to massive structural damage and power outage in the city. Seminole, located about 60 miles southeast of spooking citizens with....

2nd tornado cluster ravages towns in Oklahoma and Texas

2022-05-06T00:36+0200upi (en)

May 5 (UPI) -- The community of Seminole, Okla., has been ripped apart by two tornado events in three days, including a multi-tornado outbreak Wednesday evening, leading to massive structural damage and power outage in the city. Seminole, located about 60 miles southeast of spooking citizens with....

National Disasters resulting in push for better building codes Tomas Hoppough 5:15 PM, May 05, 2022

2022-05-06T00:19+0200wkbw (en)

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Natural disasters across the country are increasing. In 2021, there were 20 different natural disasters, each one causing at least $1 billion in damages. A report from the United Nation’s World Meteorological Organization shows that natural disasters have increased by a factor of....

National Disasters resulting in push for better building codes Tomas Hoppough 5:15 PM, May 05, 2022

2022-05-06T00:15+0200abcactionnews (en)

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Natural disasters across the country are increasing. In 2021, there were 20 different natural disasters, each one causing at least $1 billion in damages. A report from the United Nation’s World Meteorological Organization shows that natural disasters have increased by a factor of....

National Disasters resulting in push for better building codes Tomas Hoppough 4:15 PM, May 05, 2022

2022-05-06T00:13+0200kxxv (en)

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Natural disasters across the country are increasing. In 2021, there were 20 different natural disasters, each one causing at least $1 billion in damages. A report from the United Nation’s World Meteorological Organization shows that natural disasters have increased by a factor of....

National News Disasters resulting in push for better building codes Tomas Hoppough 2:15 PM, May 05, 2022

2022-05-05T23:59+0200ksby (en)

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Natural disasters across the country are increasing. In 2021, there were 20 different natural disasters, each one causing at least $1 billion in damages. A report from the United Nation’s World Meteorological Organization shows that natural disasters have increased by a factor of....

MIL-OSI USA: Senator Stabenow Secures Major Water Infrastructure Priorities to Address Serious Risks to Michigan’s Economy, Great Lakes, and Communities

2022-05-05T18:22+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Michigan Debbie Stabenow. Water Resources Legislation will Support Efforts to Stop Invasive Carp, Prevent Coastal Erosion and Flooding, and Improve Water Systems Thursday, May 05, 2022 WASHINGTON – U.S.

Oceanix Busan, svelato il progetto della prima città galleggiante autosostenibile

2022-05-05T15:44+0200rinnovabili (it)

Vista aerea della città – credits: oceanixcity.com La comunità resiliente Oceanix Busan sarà in grado di accogliere fino a 100mila persone. (Rinnovabili.it) – E’ stato presentato ufficialmente durante la tavola rotonda delle Nazioni Unite il progetto di Oceanix Busan , il primo prototipo al mondo di una comunità flottante resiliente e sostenibile.

PM Shehbaz orders to send emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans

2022-05-05T12:33+0200thenews-pk (en)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday announced to dispatch emergency relief goods to the victims affected by the severe floods in Afghanistan. Expressing solidarity with the people facing devastation, PM Shehbaz said: “We are with the Afghan people in this difficult hour and will provide them every possible assistance.

Pakistan to dispatch emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans

2022-05-05T11:43+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Floods wreak havoc in Afghanistan. PM Shehbaz Sharif orders dispatch of emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans. PM urges international community to help Afghans. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday announced to send emergency relief goods to the victims affected by the severe floods in Afghanistan.

Pakistan to dispatch emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans

2022-05-05T10:39+0200geo-tv (en)

Floods wreak havoc in Afghanistan. PM Shehbaz Sharif orders dispatch of emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans. PM urges international community to help Afghans. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday announced to send emergency relief goods to the victims affected by the severe floods in Afghanistan.

Why US floods are getting ‘flashier’

2022-04-29T19:39+0200independent-UK (en)

The United States is at risk of a future full of flash floods — and a future full of “flashier” floods. Areas across the country will experience more frequent and more extreme flash flood events by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions rise unabated, according to a study published this....

Drier than normal seasonal rainfall forecast for the Caribbean region

2022-04-29T16:57+0200jamaicaobserver (en)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) says drier than normal seasonal rainfall and fewer than normal wet days and wet spells are expected across most of the region for the three months ending in July.

Columbia: investire per combattere il cambiamento climatico

2022-04-28T20:22+0200repubblica (it)

La crisi climatica è ormai realtà. Nel 2021 è stata eccezionale la quantità di eventi metereologici estremi che hanno colpito gran parte del mondo. Le inondazioni che si sono abbattute su Europa, Stati Uniti e Cina hanno danneggiato le attività logistiche e produttive.

AAI successfully conducts flight trials using GAGAN based LPV approach procedure

2022-04-28T18:22+0200europesun (en)

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday successfully conducted the light trial using the GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN)-based Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Approach Procedures at Rajasthan's Kishangarh Airport.

David Op’t Hof: It’s time for a national flood control project

2022-04-28T18:05+0200sltrib (en)

Several years ago, I drove down into Utah Valley from the mountains on the west side. Spread before me were thousands of homes built in recent decades. “Where are we going to get the water to support all these homes?” popped into mind. “Utah is a desert and cannot possibly support all these homes,” I thought.

AAI successfully conducts flight trials using GAGAN based LPV approach procedure

2022-04-28T17:15+0200cambodiantimes (en)

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday successfully conducted the light trial using the GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN)-based Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Approach Procedures at Rajasthan's Kishangarh Airport.

AAI successfully conducts flight trials using GAGAN based LPV approach procedure

2022-04-28T16:49+0200longbeachstar (en)

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday successfully conducted the light trial using the GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN)-based Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Approach Procedures at Rajasthan's Kishangarh Airport.

AAI successfully conducts flight trials using GAGAN based LPV approach procedure

2022-04-28T16:36+0200northernirelandnews (en)

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday successfully conducted the light trial using the GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN)-based Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Approach Procedures at Rajasthan's Kishangarh Airport.

AAI successfully conducts flight trials using GAGAN based LPV approa

2022-04-28T16:23+0200aninews (en)

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday successfully conducted the light trial using the GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN)-based Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Approach Procedures at Rajasthan's Kishangarh Airport.

India News | AAI Successfully Conducts Flight Trials Using GAGAN Based LPV Approach Procedure

2022-04-28T15:19+0200latestly (en)

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday successfully conducted the light trial using the GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN)-based Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Approach Procedures at Rajasthan's Kishangarh Airport.

La ONU retira Ida de la lista de nombres de huracanes

2022-04-28T11:15+0200diariosigloxxi (es)

MADRID, 28 (SERVIMEDIA) Ida no se utilizará más para designar huracanes futuros en el Atlántico tras las numerosas muertes y daños que esa tormenta tropical causó el año pasado en Estados Unidos. Así lo ha decidido el Comité de Huracanes de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM), agencia de la....

Ida se retira de la lista de nombres de huracanes

2022-04-28T06:01+0200tiempo-es (es)

A raíz de la muerte y la destrucción que el huracán Ida, de categoría 4, causó en los Estados Unidos de América en 2021, el Comité de Huracanes de la Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) ha suprimido ese nombre de las listas rotativas utilizadas para bautizar a los ciclones tropicales formados....

Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 66 (April 2022) - Disasters1 Year in Review 2021

2022-04-27T15:20+0200reliefWeb (en)

In 2021, the Emergency Event Database (EM-DAT) recorded 432 disastrous events related to natural hazards worldwide. Overall, these accounted for 10,492 deaths, affected 101.8 million people and caused approximately 252.1 billion US$ of economic losses2 .

Reaching the furthest left behind in disaster response in Sintang, Indonesia

2022-04-27T07:10+0200reliefWeb (en)

From October to November 2021, the heavy rainy season has caused flooding in Sintang, a regency in the West Kalimantan province. This location was severely submerged in its worst flood in 58 years. Among more than 112,000 people affected and displaced based on the National Disaster Management....

Droughts are ravaging the US — it’s time to get serious about water recycling

2022-04-25T18:12+0200thehill (en)

Following the release of a dire new International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this month, which warns of accelerating threats to our environment and society, community leaders from across the country are convening in Washington, D.C. for Water Week 2022 .

As Rainy Season Arrives

2022-04-23T02:39+0200leadership (en)

As the seasonal rains kick in, apprehensions are rife regarding the readiness of the people to stand up to the challenges that are expected to arrive with the wet weather. From all indications, Nigeria and Nigerians are no strangers to flooding. Still, the natural phenomenon, with all its warnings, manages to catch the nation napping.

Why 4 Million Human Photos From Space Matter For Earth Day

2022-04-22T20:39+0200forbes (en)

Earth from space. NASA. Since the first United States astronaut (Al Shepard) snagged a photo of Earth in May 1961, people in space have delivered to our planet, NASA says. These few hundred people provide a valuable perspective to the rest of the seven billion of us on Earth, who are dealing with....

Countries need to protect themselves from climate change before disasters happen: Panel

2022-04-19T14:25+0200straitstimesSG (en)

SINGAPORE - There will always be some uncertainty when countries put in place climate adaptation measures, as to when or to what extent such preemptive protection will be needed - but payoff from investing in climate resilience is certain. Waiting till after a disaster strikes to take action would....

New coordination body to lead Northern Rivers communities flood rebuilding effort

2022-04-19T13:31+0200nationaltribune (en)

The NSW Government will establish a new body to lead the long-term reconstruction of flood impacted areas across northern NSW. The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will coordinate planning, rebuilding and construction work of essential services, infrastructure and housing across....

New coordination body to lead Northern Rivers communities flood rebuilding effort

2022-04-19T13:22+0200miragenews (en)

The NSW Government will establish a new body to lead the long-term reconstruction of flood impacted areas across northern NSW. The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will coordinate planning, rebuilding and construction work of essential services, infrastructure and housing across....

New coordination body to lead flood rebuilding effort

2022-04-19T06:44+0200nationaltribune (en)

The NSW Government announced today that it will establish a new body to lead the long-term reconstruction of our flood impacted community. The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will coordinate planning, rebuilding and construction work of essential services, infrastructure and....

Search and rescue teams commended for bravery in flooded KZN

2022-04-18T12:22+0200thetimes-za (en)

KwaZulu-Natal co-operative governance and traditional affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka has commended the men and women in search and rescue teams who continue to look for 63 missing people in the aftermath of devastating floods in the province. “We commend them for their bravery and commitment,” Hlomuka said on Monday.

S.Africa flood toll rises to 443 as rains ease

2022-04-18T11:22+0200globaltimes (en)

This aerial view shows sports fields under water days after heavy rains in Durban, South Africa on April 15, 2022. Photo: AFP The death toll from floods that have battered South Africa climbed above 440 on Sunday as abating rains allowed rescue operations to accelerate after one of the deadliest storms in living memory.

Toll in South Africa's deadliest floods on record tops 300

2022-04-14T16:53+0200naharnet-ar (en)

The death toll from devastating floods in and around the South African port city of Durban has risen to 306, the government said, after roads and hillsides were washed away as homes collapsed. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummeled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini. According to an AFP tally.

South Africa Floods: Deadliest Storm On Record Kills More Than 300 People

2022-04-14T15:33+0200sunstkitts (en)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa speaks to grieving family members at the United Methodist Church of South Africa in Clermont, near Durban, on 13 April. Photograph: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty. Earlier the provincial health chief Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu had expressed concern about the huge death....

Toll in South Africa's deadliest floods on record tops 300

2022-04-14T14:11+0200tuko (en)

Pay attention: Become TUKO.co.ke ambassador – get a branded T-shirt, hoodie or water bottle at our TUKO Shop! The death toll from devastating floods in and around the South African port city of Durban has risen to 306, the government said Wednesday, after roads and hillsides were washed away as homes collapsed.

Durban cleans up after record floods hit South Africa

2022-04-14T13:03+0200terradaily (en)

The South African city of Durban city began the mammoth task of recovering from rains that have so far left 59 dead Wednesday, with hillsides washed away, homes collapsed, and dozens still missing. The heaviest rains in over 60 years forced sub-Saharan Africa's most important port to halt operations, as a main access road suffered heavy damage.

'Everything is gone': S.Africa's flood victims search for shelter

2022-04-14T13:03+0200terradaily (en)

Disoriented and in disbelief but alive, a crowd of people who watched their homes wash away amid devastating floods in South Africa's coastal city of Durban queued to register for temporary shelter Wednesday. "Everything is gone," repeated Sinethemba Duka, 31, over and over, sporting a grey floppy....

‘Everything Is Gone’: South Africa’s Flood Victims Search For Shelter

2022-04-14T12:37+0200channelstv (en)

A volunteer from the Phoenix Crisis Centre distributes loaves of bread and canned food to those in need in Phoenix township following heavy rains, mudslides and winds north of Durban, on April 13, 2022. . (Photo by RAJESH JANTILAL / AFP) Disoriented and in disbelief but alive, a crowd of people who....

How to prepare coastlines for sea level rise

2022-04-14T09:02+0200tellerreport (en)

Sea and ocean levels will continue to rise long after global temperatures stabilize, according to our partner The Conversation. It is therefore necessary to prepare for a generalization and intensification of submersion at high tide, during storms or cyclones, for the salinization of estuaries and....

Death toll in KwaZulu-Natal deadly floods tops 300

2022-04-14T07:43+0200eyewitness-news (en)

DURBAN - The death toll from devastating floods in and around Durban has risen to 306, the government said Wednesday, after roads and hillsides were washed away as homes collapsed. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini. According to an AFP tally. The storm is the deadliest on record in South Africa.

Death toll in South Africa’s deadliest floods on record tops 300

2022-04-14T07:13+0200newagebd (en)

Residents of Umlazi township stand over a bridge and watch containers that fell over at a container storage facility following heavy rains and winds in Durban, on April 12, 2022. -- AFP photo. The death toll from devastating floods in and around the South African port city of Durban has risen to....

Toll in South Africa’s deadliest floods on record tops 300

2022-04-14T03:11+0200thesundaily (en)

DURBAN : The death toll from devastating floods in and around the South African port city of Durban has risen to 306, the government said Wednesday, after roads and hillsides were washed away as homes collapsed. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini. According to an AFP tally.

Death toll from South Africa floods tops 300 News 23 min ago

2022-04-14T00:52+0200dailymonitor (en)

The death toll from devastating floods in and around the South African port city of Durban has risen to 306, the government said Wednesday, after roads and hillsides were washed away as homes collapsed. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini. According to an AFP tally.

Toll Hits 253 in South Africa's Deadliest Floods on Record

2022-04-13T20:40+0200news18 (en)

Devastating floods left 253 dead in the South African city of Durban, the provincial health chief said Wednesday after hillsides washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban’s municipality, known as eThekwini.

Devastating floods kill 259 in South Africa city

2022-04-13T19:59+0200kuwaittimes (en)

DURBAN: Devastating floods killed 259 in the South African city of Durban and surrounding areas, a senior government official said Wednesday, after hillsides were washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummeled Durban’s municipality, known as eThekwini.

Death toll hits 259 in one of SA's deadliest floods on record

2022-04-13T19:34+0200enca (en)

"It is here, and our disaster management capability needs to be at a higher level," said the president. Earlier the provincial health chief Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu had expressed their "biggest worry" about the huge toll telling eNCA that "mortuaries are under a bit of pressure, however we are coping".

Toll hits 259 in South Africa's deadliest floods on record

2022-04-13T19:28+0200khaleejtimes (en)

Devastating floods killed 259 in and around the South African city of Durban, a senior government official said Wednesday, after hillsides were washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban’s municipality, known as eThekwini.

Toll hits 259 in South Africa's deadliest floods on record

2022-04-13T19:17+0200BangkokPost (en)

DURBAN, South Africa: Devastating floods killed 259 in the South African city of Durban and surrounding areas, a senior government official said Wednesday, after hillsides were washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini.

Death toll hits 259 in South Africa’s deadliest flood

2022-04-13T18:23+0200newagebd (en)

Residents salvage the remains of what use to be the United Methodist Church of South Africa in Clermont, near Durban, on April 13, 2022, following heavy rains that left four children dead in the area. Residents on April 13, 2022 started sifting through the remains of shattered homes after floods and....

South Africa floods: deadliest storm on record kills over 250 people

2022-04-13T18:23+0200guardian (en)

A crack in the road following heavy rains and winds in Durban, South Africa, on 12 April. Photograph: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images. Devastating floods have killed 259 people in the South African city of Durban and surrounding areas, a senior government official said on Wednesday, after hillsides....

Toll hits 259 in South Africa"s deadliest floods on record

2022-04-13T17:52+0200gmanews (en)

DURBAN, South Africa Devastating floods killed 259 in the South African city of Durban and surrounding areas, a senior government official said Wednesday, after hillsides were washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummeled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini.

Flood: Ramaphosa pledges support as death toll hits 259

2022-04-13T17:47+0200punchng (en)

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday, pledged support for the victims of the recent flood in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, following heavy rain that killed – now 259 people, displaced dozens, swept away roads and disrupted shipping, in what the president referred to as ”catastrophe of enormous proportions”.

South Africa's devastating floods leave 253 people dead

2022-04-13T17:06+0200RTERadio (en)

A damaged structure following a mudslide at the United Methodist Church of South Africa in Clermont, near Durban. Devastating floods left 253 dead in the South African city of Durban, the provincial health chief said today, after hillsides washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing.

Flood: Ramaphosa pledges support as death toll hits 253

2022-04-13T17:01+0200punchng (en)

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday, pledged support for the victims of the recent flood in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, following heavy rain that killed – now 253 people, displaced dozens, swept away roads and disrupted shipping, in what the president referred to as ”catastrophe of enormous proportions”.

253 dead as South Africa sees deadliest floods ever

2022-04-13T16:58+0200naveenbharat (en)

Durban, South Africa: Devastating flooding left 253 dead in the South African city of Durban, the provincial health chief said Wednesday, after hills were washed away, houses collapsed and fears continued that more people were missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years have hit the Durban community known as eThekwini.

253 Dead As South Africa Sees Deadliest Floods On Record

2022-04-13T16:48+0200ndtvnews (en)

Durban, South Africa: Devastating floods left 253 dead in the South African city of Durban, the provincial health chief said Wednesday, after hillsides washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini.

Toll hits 253 in South Africa’s deadliest floods on record – timesofmalta.com

2022-04-13T16:24+0200unravelmalta (en)

Devastating floods left 253 dead in the South African city of Durban, the provincial health chief said Wednesday, after hillsides washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban’s municipality, known as eThekwini.

Toll hits 253 in South Africa's deadliest floods on record

2022-04-13T16:16+0200timesofmalta (en)

Devastating floods left 253 dead in the South African city of Durban, the provincial health chief said Wednesday, after hillsides washed away, homes collapsed, and more people were still feared missing. The heaviest rains in 60 years pummelled Durban's municipality, known as eThekwini.

Deadly floods and mudslides in South Africa

2022-04-13T15:32+0200dailysabah (en)

Residents salvage the remains of what used to be the United Methodist Church of South Africa in Claremont, near Durban, South Africa, April 13, 2022, following heavy rains that left four children dead in the area. A view of shipping containers washed away after heavy rains caused flooding, in Durban, South Africa, April 12, 2022.

California Could Shrink Water Use in Cities by 30% or More

2022-04-12T22:49+0200governing (en)

California went through an extreme drought from 2012 to 2016 and is now in the third year of a drought that ranks among the worst on record. Across the West, research has shown that droughts are becoming more intense with the heating of the planet caused by the burning of fossil fuels. The state's total urban water use is estimated at 6.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more, study finds

2022-04-12T22:15+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California’s water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

Norwegian Avalanche: How to Understand Avalanche Risk

2022-04-12T21:53+0200worldakkam (en)

If you live in a mountainous area or are visiting Norway for a ski trip, there are a few things you need to know to be safe. What is an avalanche? Most people have at least some thought of what an avalanche is. But if not, read on! Avalanches are best described as the rapid flow of snow on hillsides and other slopes.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more,…

2022-04-12T19:39+0200vervetimes (en)

Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California’s water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more,…

2022-04-12T19:33+0200samacharcentral (en)

Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California’s water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

California could shrink water use in cities by 30% or more, study finds

2022-04-12T17:46+0200eagletribune (en)

LOS ANGELES — Green lawns, old appliances and leaky pipes all consume significant amounts of California's water, and researchers have calculated in a new study that the state could reduce water use by more than 30% in cities and suburbs by investing in measures to use water more efficiently.

Is Your Business Ready for the Upcoming Hurricane Season? - Power Storage Solutions Offers 5 Important Steps to Help Safeguard Sensitive Electric Equipment

2022-04-12T15:02+0200news-yahoo (en)

DALLAS April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Storage Solutions (PWRSS), a premier energy storage distributor and installation company, highlighted the importance of preparing for the upcoming Atlantic storm season by outlining five critical steps every business should take.

Is Your Business Ready for the Upcoming Hurricane Season? - Power Storage Solutions Offers 5 Important Steps to Help Safeguard Sensitive Electric Equipment

2022-04-12T14:59+0200prnewswire (en)

DALLAS April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Storage Solutions (PWRSS), a premier energy storage distributor and installation company, highlighted the importance of preparing for the upcoming Atlantic storm season by outlining five critical steps every business should take.

See the most extreme temperatures in WV history

2022-04-11T19:08+0200wowktv (en)

) – Last summer, on July 9, 2021, California’s Death Valley reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit, according to an automated measuring system there, representing one of the highest temperatures ever recorded on the planet . The world record, also recorded at Death Valley, was 134 degrees in July 1913.

Most extreme temperatures in Massachusetts history

2022-04-11T17:20+0200wwlp (en)

On July 9, 2021, California’s Death Valley reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit, according to an automated measuring system there, representing one of the highest temperatures ever recorded on the planet . The world record, also recorded at Death Valley, was 134 degrees in July 1913.

See the most extreme temperatures in Alabama history

2022-04-11T16:45+0200al (en)

By Stacker.com On July 9, 2021, California’s Death Valley reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit, according to an automated measuring system there, representing one of the highest temperatures ever recorded on the planet . The world record, also recorded at Death Valley, was 134 degrees in July 1913.

May 2014 (1)

2022-04-08T12:32+0200unccd-int (en)

Bonn, Germany, 20 May 2014 – The 14 semi-finalists for this year's Land for Life Award unveiled today are from Afghanistan, Canada, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Peru, Togo, Turkey, United Kingdom and Zimbabwe. Their work ranges from scientific breakthroughs on reversing....

Rising sea levels

2022-04-08T03:34+0200wn (en)

sea levels in and the Pacific mean collaboration on maritime order is essential In terms of the region’s population, the United Nations Refugee Agency predicts rising sea levels will create a humanitarian crisis ... in flux due to rising sea levels. The moment when we puny humans are finally and....

Active Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected, With 19 Named Storms Forecast

2022-04-07T22:49+0200newsweek (en)

This year will have an active hurricane season, with above-average numbers of storms, experts predict. Colorado State University's Tropical Weather and Climate Research department released a report Thursday forecasting 19 named storms for 2022. This is above the average for the period between 1990 and 2020, which was 14.

Active Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected, With 19 Named Storms Forecast

2022-04-07T22:19+0200newsweek-USA (en)

This year will have an active hurricane season, with above-average numbers of storms, experts predict. Colorado State University's Tropical Weather and Climate Research department released a report Thursday forecasting 19 named storms for 2022. This is above the average for the period between 1990 and 2020, which was 14.

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