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Flash flooding hits Las Vegas for second time in two weeks

2022-08-12T17:39+0200independent-UK (en)

hit Sin City for the second time in two weeks on Thursday as casinos and hotels on the strip were inundated with torrential rain. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flash flood warnings for parts of Mohave, Lincoln, east San Bernadino and Clark counties from Thursday until Friday evening.

Drought in southern China unlikely to have severe impact on grain production: experts

2022-08-12T16:48+0200globaltimes (en)

Chinese crop planters are worrying about rice output amid an ongoing drought and continuous high temperatures in southern China, but market watchers think the impact on overall grain production won’t be too severe. “Our profit for one mu is around 300 to 400 yuan, but the drought has eaten our....

Hail insurance warns: Drought and constructions endanger lakes, rivers and agricultural land

2022-08-12T14:19+0200vikendi (en)

Austria has more and more hot days – i.e. days with more than 30 degrees – a year. This weather situation leads to a sinking groundwater level in Austria’s lakes and rivers and also endangers the harvests of farmers with their open-air workshops. “The reasons for this are obvious: global warming....

Drought in Somalia is worsening catastrophic hunger crisis

2022-08-12T14:05+0200reliefWeb (en)

The global hunger crisis is worsening. While the war in Ukraine is causing food and gas prices to rise around the world, the effects of climate change are also becoming increasingly apparent -- especially in countries of the Global South such as Somalia in East Africa. Animals are dying. Herds of goats are starving and dying of thirst.

Yellow thunderstorm warning announced for Cornwall early next week

2022-08-12T12:25+0200westbriton (en)

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. See our Privacy Notice Following on from the amber warning currently in place as....

Flood warning: Watch video showing dangers of downpour after heatwave

2022-08-12T00:01+0200andoveradvertiser (en)

He has shared the video to Twitter several times, once using it to question a weather report which said "we are fairly hopeful there could be some heavy showers to come on Monday", suggesting this was perhaps poor wording. In the first experiment, a glass of water is put on top of wet grass and....

Flood warning: Watch video showing dangers of downpour after heatwave

2022-08-11T23:32+0200salisburyjournal (en)

He has shared the video to Twitter several times, once using it to question a weather report which said "we are fairly hopeful there could be some heavy showers to come on Monday", suggesting this was perhaps poor wording. In the first experiment, a glass of water is put on top of wet grass and....

Flood warning: Watch video showing dangers of downpour after heatwave

2022-08-11T23:27+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

He has shared the video to Twitter several times, once using it to question a weather report which said "we are fairly hopeful there could be some heavy showers to come on Monday", suggesting this was perhaps poor wording. In the first experiment, a glass of water is put on top of wet grass and....

Flooding possible across Utah as monsoon rains pick up again to close out week

2022-08-11T23:25+0200ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes. SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service says the threat of floods is expected to remain in Utah to close out this week as monsoonal moisture persists in the state. The agency on Thursday issued yet another flood watch for most of southwestern Utah, reaching up into central Utah and even Tooele County.

Flood warning: Watch video showing dangers of downpour after heatwave

2022-08-11T22:58+0200yourlocalguardian (en)

He has shared the video to Twitter several times, once using it to question a weather report which said "we are fairly hopeful there could be some heavy showers to come on Monday", suggesting this was perhaps poor wording. In the first experiment, a glass of water is put on top of wet grass and....

Flood warning: Watch video showing dangers of downpour after heatwave

2022-08-11T22:53+0200oxfordtimes (en)

He has shared the video to Twitter several times, once using it to question a weather report which said "we are fairly hopeful there could be some heavy showers to come on Monday", suggesting this was perhaps poor wording. In the first experiment, a glass of water is put on top of wet grass and....

Flood warning: Watch video showing dangers of downpour after heatwave

2022-08-11T22:51+0200dailyecho (en)

He has shared the video to Twitter several times, once using it to question a weather report which said "we are fairly hopeful there could be some heavy showers to come on Monday", suggesting this was perhaps poor wording. In the first experiment, a glass of water is put on top of wet grass and....

Northern Tohoku: Disaster risk will rise sharply due to heavy rains, safe places

2022-08-11T21:57+0200tellerreport (en)

Heavy rain is falling again in Aomori and Akita prefectures, which had record heavy rain due to the influence of the front and low pressure. In northern Tohoku, localized torrential rain will fall before noon, and there is a risk that the risk of disasters will increase sharply.

How to Prepare for a Flood: Before, During and After?

2022-08-11T14:37+0200dailyinfotainment (en)

The world is facing one of the most devastating threats ever known to mankind, the threat of global warming and climate change. Weather all across the globe has been disturbed and affected due to the emission of greenhouse gases, especially CO2 and carbon monoxide.

The National Defense General Administration of the Southern High Temperature and Drought Development launched a four-level emergency response to drought

2022-08-11T13:57+0200tellerreport (en)

South China's high temperature and drought development, the National Defense General Administration has launched a four-level emergency response to drought China News Agency, Beijing, August 11 (Reporter Chen Su) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China on the 11th....

How to Prepare for a Flood: Before, During and After?

2022-08-11T13:10+0200oyeyeah (en)

The world is facing one of the most devastating threats ever known to mankind, the threat of global warming and climate change. The weather all across the globe has been disturbed and affected due to the emission of greenhouse gases, especially CO2 and carbon monoxide.

Urban–rural disparity of social vulnerability to natural hazards in Australia

2022-08-11T11:50+0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Assessing vulnerability to natural hazards is at the heart of hazard risk reduction. However, many countries such as Australia lack measuring systems to quantity vulnerability for hazard risk evaluation. Drawing on 41 indicators from multiple data sources at the finest spatial unit of the Australian....

Seoul devastated by torrential rains, dozens dead and missing

2022-08-11T11:23+0200tellerreport (en)

The latest flood toll in South Korea is estimated at eleven dead and eight missing. More than 5,000 people were evacuated. Seoul devastated by torrential rains, dozens dead and missing. The Gangnam district, in Seoul, on August 8, 2022. AFP - - Text by: RFI Follow. 1 min.

Early next week, new rain clouds will come again... Possibility of heavy rain after Liberation Day

2022-08-11T06:34+0200tellerreport (en)

The torrential rain, which the Korea Meteorological Administration also described as 'shock and fear', is expected to continue until tomorrow. However, especially after Liberation Day, as a new stagnant front is created, heavy rain may fall with a similar intensity, although not as much as during the torrential downpour on the 8th.

China's Guangxi activates Level-IV emergency response for typhoon

2022-08-11T02:54+0200peopledaily (en)

NANNING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region launched a Level-IV emergency response for Mulan, the seventh typhoon of the year, at 12 p.m. Wednesday, according to the regional flood control and drought relief headquarters.

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-10T21:35+0200azernews (en)

By Trend China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas, The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and other provinces,....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-10T21:31+0200today-az (en)

By Trend China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas, The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and other provinces,....

Maltempo, allerta gialla in 5 regioni: pericolo temporali e forti piogge, ecco dove

2022-08-10T21:09+0200247libero (it)

Forti temporali si abbatteranno nelle prossime ore nel centro-meridione. Il maltempo che ha colpito in questi giorni il Nord Italia si sta dirigendo verso il sud della penisola, che sarà interessato da forti piogge e rischio di temporali. Tra oggi e domani è stato quindi previsto lo stato di allerta gialla per alcune regioni del centro-sud.

Maltempo, allerta gialla in 5 regioni: pericolo temporali e forti piogge, ecco dove

2022-08-10T20:53+0200money-it (it)

Forti temporali si abbatteranno nelle prossime ore nel centro-meridione. Il maltempo che ha colpito in questi giorni il Nord Italia si sta dirigendo verso il sud della penisola, che sarà interessato da forti piogge e rischio di temporali. Tra oggi e domani è stato quindi previsto lo stato di allerta gialla per alcune regioni del centro-sud.

China's Guangxi activates Level-IV emergency response for typhoon

2022-08-10T20:09+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

NANNING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region launched a Level-IV emergency response for Mulan, the seventh typhoon of the year, at 12 p.m. Wednesday, according to the regional flood control and drought relief headquarters.

Hosepipe bans in place and rivers running dry: is a UK drought imminent? Kerry Taylor-Smith 10 Aug 2022 - 14:52 UTC Following the driest start to the year since 1976, parts of Britain will be subjected to hosepipe bans over the next few weeks. Is drought coming?

2022-08-10T19:21+0200yourweather (en)

Hosepipe bans in place and rivers running dry: is a UK drought imminent? Hosepipe bans in place and rivers running dry: is a UK drought imminent? Following the driest start to the year since 1976, parts of Britain will be subjected to hosepipe bans over the next few weeks.

Panacea or problem?

2022-08-10T17:07+0200thehindu (en)

At the crack of dawn on May 22, 2020 a group of men wielding chainsaws entered a green patch close to the Thottappally pozhi (sandbar at sea mouth). A heavy police cordon was set in and around the coastal villages nearby to tackle any potential protest. The chainsaws burred into action, axing almost all the 550 trees on the green patch in no time.

'A 200-year event': Torrential rainfall causes extensive flood damage in Bear River Valley

2022-08-10T15:04+0200hjnews (en)

Tremonton resident Chelsea Miller posted this photo of her car and other photos to her Facebook page, documenting the flooding that happened in her neighborhood along 600 South. “Well, nothing like waking up at 1:30 a.m to a swimming pool in your front yard. Thankfully our house didn’t flood, but sadly our Cruze was not so lucky,” she wrote.

Two Chinese Among Nine Dead In Worst Seoul Storm In A Century

2022-08-10T12:00+0200menafn (en)

- The Peninsula) Bloomberg. South Korea n repair crews took advantage of a lull in torrential rainfall to drain flooded train stations and fix damages after one of the worst storms in over a century hit Seoul, killing at least nine people including two Chinese nationals.

Two Chinese among nine dead in worst Seoul storm in a century

2022-08-10T11:44+0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

South Korea n repair crews took advantage of a lull in torrential rainfall to drain flooded train stations and fix damages after one of the worst storms in over a century hit Seoul, killing at least nine people including two Chinese nationals. President Yoon Suk Yeol apologized to the nation....

Beavers maintain wetlands that would otherwise become 'muddy puddles' in drought

2022-08-10T11:42+0200dailymail (en)

Beavers were once native in Britain, but were hunted to extinction in the 16th century, both as vermin as well as for their meat, fur and pelts. However they have since made a return to the wild in some parts of the country, including in Scotland and a small number on the River Otter in Devon.

‘We Couldn’t Do Anything’: Family Drowns in Seoul Basement During Floods

2022-08-10T11:03+0200nytimes (en)

Two neighborhood men tried to rescue the family through the house’s street-level window, but they could not go through the anti-theft, steel grating blocking the window. “The water filled the house so quickly we couldn’t do anything about it,” Jeon Ye-sung, 52, a neighbor, ​told reporters. Mr.

Heaviest rainfall in 115 years wreaks havoc on Greater Seoul

2022-08-10T10:50+0200thestatesman (en)

Record-setting heavy rain hit Seoul and surrounding areas Monday night and Tuesday morning, wreaking havoc across the region. The rainfall — the highest amount recorded in Seoul in 115 years — left several dead and displaced hundreds. Severe flooding occurred in many parts of the capital, leading to significant infrastructure and property damage.

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-10T03:27+0200peopledaily (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-10T02:42+0200ecns (en)

China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and other provinces, in light....

Record rainfall, flooding in Seoul kill seven

2022-08-10T01:50+0200mb-com-ph (en)

Cars damaged by flood water are seen on the street after heavy rainfall at Gangnam district in Seoul on August 9, 2022. Subway stations and major roads were under water in the South Korea n capital Seoul after record-breaking rains caused severe flooding, with at least seven people dead and seven more missing, officials said.

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-10T01:41+0200china.org.cn (en)

China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and other provinces, in light....

China Launches Emergency Response For Typhoon, Floods

2022-08-09T21:38+0200menafn (en)

- Trend News Agency) China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas, Trend reports citing Xinhua . The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong,....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-09T19:25+0200trendnews-az (en)

China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas, The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and other provinces, in light....

2nd LD-Writethru-China Focus: China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-09T19:14+0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and....

China Focus: China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-09T18:55+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and....

Corea del Sur: Lluvias históricas inundan las calles de Seúl y dejan al menos 8 muertos | Video

2022-08-09T18:13+0200lanetaneta (es)

Al menos ocho personas murieron en Seúl y sus alrededores durante la noche del lunes, informaron hoy las autoridades de Corea del Sur, después de que lluvias torrenciales cortaron el suministro eléctrico, provocaron deslizamientos de tierra y dejaron calles y trenes subterráneos sumergidos.

Army Corps floats $134M plan for new flood walls, floodproofing to prevent storm damage in Baltimore

2022-08-09T16:57+0200stripes (en)

Such improvements would be up to individual property owners, who could seek government money to cover costs. The plans are raising questions about how coastal communities should be preparing for the inevitable storms to come. The Army Corps said its plans for Baltimore aim to balance waterfront....

Our homeowner's guide to hurricane preparedness

2022-08-09T16:33+0200azcentral (en)

Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Check out the entire Climate Control series to protect your home from the effects of climate change. While summer often conjures images of fun in the sun, for those of us....

1st LD-Writethru: China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods in parts of China

2022-08-09T15:15+0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year approaches the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and....

Heavy rain batters South Korea, flooding Seoul neighborhoods and killing at least 10

2022-08-09T13:33+0200mycentraloregon (en)

Photography by Keith Getter (all rights reserved)/Getty Images. (SEOUL, South Korea ) — Heavy rain with thunder and lightning has battered South Korea’s central areas for two straight days, causing damage, injuries and deaths. Ten people have died and seven more have been reported missing in the....

METEO - Forte ondatadi MALTEMPO causa morti e feriti in Corea del Sud

2022-08-09T13:13+0200informazione (it)

Leggi anche: Forte ondata di maltempo colpisce il Cilento, fango e detriti. Sette morti in Corea del Sud, bilancio provvisorio. Il bilancio, come detto, parla di… Secondo le notizie riportate dai canali coreani, quella di oggi è la peggior inondazione in Corea del Sud.

Weekend rain did little to help relieve growing Iowa drought, meteorologists say

2022-08-09T12:43+0200desmoinesregister (en)

Rainstorms Saturday and Sunday did little to mitigate the effects of a worsening drought in Iowa, according the National Weather Service. The agency's meteorologists reported Des Moines International Airport got close to an inch of rain Sunday the first time in just over a month it had recorded more....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-09T12:31+0200uniindia (en)

Beijing, Aug 9 (UNI) China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year is approaching the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and....

Piogge torrenziali a Seul, 7 morti e sei dispersi

2022-08-09T12:31+0200informazione (it)

PECHINO , 09 AGO - Le pesanti piogge, le peggiori degli ultimi 80 anni, hanno colpito Seul e le regioni circostanti, causando sette morti e sei dispersi, oltre a provocare pesanti danni e… Leggi anche: Forte ondata di maltempo colpisce il Cilento, fango e detriti. Sette morti in Corea del Sud, bilancio provvisorio.

Storm chances trend even higher over the next few days

2022-08-09T11:58+0200wafb (en)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Today’s weather won’t be all that different from what we saw on Monday, although rain coverage might be a touch higher by this afternoon. FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Tuesday, August 9 (WAFB) Through the morning hours, best chances for a few showers and t-storms will be south of....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

2022-08-09T11:46+0200chinadailyhk (en)

Residents ride electric bicycles in the rain in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province, July 19, 2021. (MAO SIQIAN / XINHUA) BEIJING - China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year is approaching the country's southern coastal areas.

Flood inquiry finds serious failures by agencies and calls for Resilience NSW to be scrapped

2022-08-09T11:42+0200guardian (en)

A scathing report into the devastating 2022 New South Wales floods has found government agencies including the SES “failed” in the “greatest time of need” and has recommended the lead recovery agency, Resilience NSW, be abolished. The upper house inquiry into the deadly flooding events made 21....

Flood inquiry finds serious failures by agencies and calls for Resilience NSW to be scrapped

2022-08-09T11:42+0200news-yahoo-uk (en)

A scathing report into the devastating 2022 New South Wales floods has found government agencies including the SES “failed” in the “greatest time of need” and has recommended the lead recovery agency, Resilience NSW, be abolished. The upper house inquiry into the deadly flooding events made 21....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods in parts of China

2022-08-09T11:32+0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year is approaching the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian....

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods in parts of China

2022-08-09T11:20+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year is approaching the country's southern coastal areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters initiated the emergency response in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian....

This year's No. 7 typhoon or over 100 warnings in Guangdong take effect

2022-08-09T11:15+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Agency, Guangzhou, August 9 (Reporter Wang Jian) ​​The tropical depression in the South China Sea has intensified into the No. 7 typhoon this year (tropical storm level, level 8) at 10:00 on the 9th, with the center located at the sea surface about 800 kilometers south of Guangzhou on the....

Directly hit the heavy rain in South Korea: subway closures, Han River water level rises

2022-08-09T10:55+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Agency, Seoul, August 9th: Directly on the heavy rain in South Korea : subway stations closed, Han River water level rising China News Agency reporter Liu Xu On the 8th local time, the capital area of ​​South Korea was hit by heavy rain. According to statistics from the Korea Central....

Seoul allagata. Non accadeva da 80 anni

2022-08-09T10:15+0200informazione (it)

Secondo le notizie riportate dai canali coreani, quella di oggi è la peggior inondazione in Corea del Sud. È stata da poco emesso un avviso di evacuazione per i residenti nel distretto di Gwanak. Le immagini… Le metro sono completamente allagate e la città è allagata.

Subway stations and major roads were underwater in the South Korean capital Seoul after record-breaking rains caused severe flooding, with at least seven people dead and seven more missing, officials ...

2022-08-09T09:42+0200sinchew (en)

SEOUL: Subway stations and major roads were underwater in the South Korea n capital Seoul after record-breaking rains caused severe flooding, with at least seven people dead and seven more missing, officials said Tuesday. Authorities warned there was more rain to come even as emergency workers....

Las inundaciones matan al menos a 7 personas en el área de Seúl y se avecinan más lluvias

2022-08-09T09:05+0200lanetaneta (es)

SEÚL (AP) — Al menos siete personas murieron cuando algunas de las lluvias más intensas en décadas azotaron el área de Seúl durante la noche, inundando casas, calles y estaciones de metro, dijeron funcionarios surcoreanos el martes. Tres de los muertos, dos hermanas de unos 40 años y una niña de 13....

The National Defense Directorate launched a four-level emergency response for flood control and typhoon control, requiring South China and other relevant regions to do a good job in typhoon defense work

2022-08-09T08:21+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Service, August 9. According to the website of the Ministry of Emergency Management, it is expected that from noon to evening on the 10th, this year's No. 7 typhoon will make landfall along the coast from northeastern Hainan Island to western Guangdong.

Volunteers help families to return home after UAE floods

2022-08-09T06:17+0200thenational (en)

Like many of his neighbours, when the rains ceased and floodwaters sank, Mr Kumar was facing a huge clean-up operation. It was the voluntary work of 15 young people from the Youth India Fujairah, operated by the Aster DM Healthcare group, that has helped families to return to their homes.

Seoul, piogge torrenziali paralizzano la città: auto sommerse e metro allagate

2022-08-09T01:05+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di lunedì 8 agosto 2022) Sono le piogge più gravi della storia di Seoul quelle che stanno colpendo la capitale della Corea del Sud. Il livello delle piogge ha toccato gli oltre 133 millimetri, superando il record precedente ... : RT @Massimoguerrera: #piogge torrenziali e #inondazioni ?????????....

Central 90mm per hour torrential rain… Flooding and isolation damage

2022-08-08T15:19+0200tellerreport (en)

It is raining heavily in the central region including the metropolitan area right now. Damage is increasing, with major roads being shut down and buildings being flooded. We will contact a reporter to find out more about the situation. <Anchor> It is raining heavily in the central region including the metropolitan area right now.

Water pipe burst causes floods in London. Residents stuck in their homes

2022-08-08T15:18+0200economictimes (en)

Residents in London woke up in a shocking state this morning as the streets turned into a river after a water main burst occurred in North London . The 36-inch water pipe burst caused a tsunami of floods across the streets, gushing through Holloway and resulting in multiple road closures between Seven Sisters Road and Tollington Road.

Floodwater four feet deep deluges London street amid water shortage warnings

2022-08-08T12:31+0200itv (en)

A huge flood up to four feet deep has deluged roads in north London after a water main burst. Emergency services were called to the scene in Islington at just after 7am with London Fire Brigade sending eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters to Hornsey Road, Islington.

Tribe: California Wildfire Near Oregon Causes Fish Deaths

2022-08-08T10:29+0200longbeachstar (en)

A wildfire burning in a remote area just south of the Oregon border appears to have caused the deaths of tens of thousands of Klamath River fish, the Karuk Tribe said Saturday. The tribe said in a statement that the dead fish of all species were found Friday near Happy Camp, California, along the main stem of the Klamath River.

Drought Monitor Weekly: Highly Variable Conditions

2022-08-08T00:32+0200agfax (en)

Moderate to heavy rains fell over parts of southern Virginia and northern North Carolina this weekend, as well as parts of northern Georgia, the Florida Peninsula , and Alabama. Temperatures across the region were generally near normal or above normal, with the warmest readings of 3 to 5 degrees above normal occurring in the eastern Carolinas.

Tribe: California Wildfire Near Oregon Causes Fish Deaths

2022-08-07T22:42+0200voanews (en)

A wildfire burning in a remote area just south of the Oregon border appears to have caused the deaths of tens of thousands of Klamath River fish, the Karuk Tribe said Saturday. The tribe said in a statement that the dead fish of all species were found Friday near Happy Camp, California, along the main stem of the Klamath River.

IMD warns of heavy rainfall, flash floods in central India, west coast

2022-08-07T20:37+0200HindustanTimes (en)

Heavy rainfall of more than 200mm is likely in the next 3-4 days over parts of central India and the west coast, which could lead to flash floods at several locations, the India Meteorological Department warned on Sunday, A low-pressure area has formed under the influence of a cyclonic circulation....

Belgium hit by a wave of drought

2022-08-07T17:51+0200tellerreport (en)

Drought is no longer the prerogative of the countries of the South. This year, it is glaringly visible in Europe and particularly in Belgium. While last year, at the same time, the east of the country had just been… REPORTAGE Belgium hit by a wave of drought.

Emergency shelter offered, donations sought for Westmoreland flooding victims

2022-08-07T17:09+0200triblive (en)

The Red Cross is teaming up with Greensburg’s Seton Hill University to offer shelter for those displaced by flash flooding Friday night in Westmoreland County. Meanwhile, donated items and money to help flooding victims in Unity Township, Latrobe and Derry among the hardest-hit areas are being....

McKinney Fire in California sospettato di aver ucciso decine di migliaia di pesci nel fiume Klamath

2022-08-07T16:35+0200webpost (it)

Il McKinney Fire della California ha bruciato più di 60.000 acri da quando si è acceso per la prima volta appena a sud del confine con l’Oregon alla fine del mese scorso ed è sospettato di aver ucciso decine di migliaia di pesci nel fiume Klamath, hanno detto i funzionari sabato.

State Experts: SW Florida to see daily tidal floods by 2100 Chad Gillis, Fort Myers News-Press

2022-08-07T16:05+0200wptv (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla. — There will only be one day in the year 2100 where nuisance high tide flooding isn’t an issue in the Fort Myers area. Naples will be flooded by incoming tides every day, according to the latest tide predictions coming from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA.

Experts: SW Florida to see daily tidal floods by 2100

2022-08-07T16:00+0200news4jax (en)

In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 file photo, a roseate spoonbill searches for food in a shallow wetland near Fort Myers, Fla. After nearly a century on its lofty perch, the northern mockingbird's days may be numbered as the state bird of Florida. The roseate spoonbill is one of several birds being considered for a new state bird.

Buhari inaugurates flood, erosion control project in Rivers

2022-08-07T11:52+0200pulse (en)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday inaugurated the multi-million naira flood and erosion control project in Omoku community of Rivers. Buhari said at the inauguration at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, that the project would end perennial flooding in the institution. Represented by Sen.

Fire on China's longest wooden arched ancient covered bridge: fear of becoming a "last dream"

2022-08-07T08:36+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Agency, Pingnan, Fujian, August 7th (Reporter Lv Qiaoqin and Lin Chunyin) At about 21:00 on August 6th, the Wan'an Bridge, the longest existing wooden arched ancient covered bridge in China, caught fire. The local official issued a fire notice in the early morning of the 7th, saying that....

China's longest wooden arch covered bridge, Wan'an Bridge, was burned down. Three questions: How to prevent the "covered bridge" from becoming a "last dream"?

2022-08-07T04:36+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Service, Fuzhou, August 7 (Reporter Lin Chunyin) At about 21:00 on August 6, Wan'an Bridge, the longest existing ancient wooden arch bridge in China, caught fire and burned down. The fire report issued by the Propaganda Department of Fujian Pingnan County Party Committee at 23:00 on....

Drought map reveals areas in the UK at risk from a hosepipe ban as second heatwave looms

2022-08-07T03:28+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Met Office said parts of England could see temperatures rise to the low or mid-30s by the end of next week due to an area of high pressure building from the Atlantic into the South and South West. Read more: Millions of Brits could face £1,000 fines as water companies impose hosepipe ban A new....

Videos show waterspout making landfall, destroying buildings on a Maryland island

2022-08-06T22:11+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A series of severe storm systems moving through the mid-Atlantic created a few terrifying weather events in Maryland this past week. In two videos captured by residents, a large waterspout-turned-tornado hit Smith Island, a community of roughly 260 people—many of them fishermen and boaters—tearing apart several houses and injuring one person.

Death Valley drenched by record flooding, stranding thousands

2022-08-06T19:29+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

The park received 1.46 inches of rainfall at the Furnace Creek area — just shy of the previous daily record of 1.47 inches, set on April 15, 1988. This amounts to about three-quarters of what the area typically receives in annual rainfall and is the the largest amount ever recorded in August, according to the Associated Press.

Heatwaves and heavy rains: Why Pakistan’s infrastructure fails every time?

2022-08-06T14:41+0200geo-tv (en)

To put this in context of history, from the 12,000 years since the last ice-age, the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere were stable for 98.33% of this time, and the “suddenness” of climate change during the last 70 years is only 0.58% of this period.

Flood warnings issued for Canterbury rivers

2022-08-06T09:42+0200Stuff (en)

“We are seeing considerable erosion damage in some rivers and this could continue in this event. Some out of river flows have occurred in some areas and could develop across other farmland as the event continues,” the warning said. The north branch of the Ashburton River has peaked and there has....

Worsening food insecurity calls for stress-tolerant seeds

2022-08-06T04:44+0200kathmandupost (en)

Erratic weather patterns, untimely and uneven rainfall and rapidly rising temperatures have got farmers by the scruff of their necks. For the farmers, such dramatic climate change manifests in the form of floods, droughts and landslides, directly hitting their agriculture-dependent livelihoods.

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