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

Death toll from Indonesia mag 7.4 quake, tsunami and landslides likely to be around 10,000, at least, 5,000 still missing

thebigwobble - Indonesia's disaster agency claim they have recovered more than 1,800 bodies so far from the 7.5-magnitude and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi on September 28, a further 2,000 have been killed in subsequent landslides however these deaths are not being reported for some reason. Full story Jakarta Post  However, a new report claims a further … Continue reading Death toll from Indonesia mag 7.4 quake, tsunami and landslides likely to be around 10,000, at least, 5,000 still missing

Four dead after typhoon batters Japan

Four people have been killed in a powerful typhoon that battered Japan over the weekend, local media reported Monday, as the storm's aftermath brought travel chaos to Tokyo. By Monday morning, Typhoon Trami had cleared Japan, but its powerful winds and heavy rainfall caused damage that blocked roads and train lines. Four people were killed … Continue reading Four dead after typhoon batters Japan

Thousands estimated to be dead! ” Indonesia quake horror another 2,000 dead from landslides with 1,200 dead from quake and tsunami

The death toll from the 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has now risen to 1,200 with still many missing, a further 2,000 are thought to be dead from landslides. With no power and many of the villages isolated the death toll is expected to rise substantially.  A number of areas in Central Sulawesi have been … Continue reading Thousands estimated to be dead! ” Indonesia quake horror another 2,000 dead from landslides with 1,200 dead from quake and tsunami

Hundreds are evacuated from Hawaii after two feet of rain falls in just 24 hours triggering landslides and flooding

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from Kauai, Hawaii, after 2ft of rain lashed the island in just 24 hours causing heavy flooding and landslides. By Monday afternoon, emergency crews evacuated 152 people by helicopter, 121 people by bus and others by water, according to the governor's office. Officials were warning people who wanted to be evacuated … Continue reading Hundreds are evacuated from Hawaii after two feet of rain falls in just 24 hours triggering landslides and flooding

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

Colombia landslides: fears death toll could grow as dozens killed

At least 52 people were killed when a landslide sent mud and water crashing into a town in Colombia's northwest mountains on Monday. Dozens were injured and officials fear the death toll in Salgar in Antioquia department could rise further. "The earth slid into the course of the La Liboriana ravine, then the dammed water caused an … Continue reading Colombia landslides: fears death toll could grow as dozens killed

Thousands evacuated ahead of typhoon Noul’s landfall in Philippines

Thousands of people have been evacuated ahead of a typhoon with winds up to 100mph expected to sweep across the Philippines. Typhoon Noul, blowing consistently over 100mph and with gusts of 122mph, is expected to make landfall at around 5am tomorrow morning – bringing widespread misery to locals on the populated Luzon island in the north-east … Continue reading Thousands evacuated ahead of typhoon Noul’s landfall in Philippines