Deadly landslides and flash floods hit Nepal

At least nine people have lost their lives after heavy downpour over the past days triggered flash flooding and landslides in central and western Nepal. Rescue efforts continued on Monday, July 6, 2020, but were hampered due to blocked roads and severe weather conditions. Heavy rains on July 2 caused a landslide in the Ishma Rural … Continue reading Deadly landslides and flash floods hit Nepal

Record rainfall ever seen in a 24 hour period kill another 50 in Pakistan

At least 71 people have died in landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rains in parts of Pakistan, including Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said on Monday. Scores more were injured in rain-related incidents across northern Pakistan. Most of the casualties were reported in the northern part of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, which has been hit by the … Continue reading Record rainfall ever seen in a 24 hour period kill another 50 in Pakistan

Atmospheric river lashes drought-stricken California with rain and floods

http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/02/07/atmospheric-river-lashes-drought-stricken-california-with-rain-and-floods/? As forecasted earlier this week, atmospheric river known locally as the Pineapple Express is sweeping down the West Coast US. The storm is dropping heavy rainfall, knocking down trees and power lines, delaying hundreds of flights and causing flash floods and traffic chaos. Widespread heavy rain is expected to continue across much of the West … Continue reading Atmospheric river lashes drought-stricken California with rain and floods