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Heavy rain, damaging floods and mudslides hit western Georgia

31 июля 2020 No comments

Heavy rainfall triggered damaging floods and mudslides in a number of municipalities in western Georgia on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. About 2 000 residents were cut off after roads were inundated, 400 families were left without water supply, and 10 bridges were... Read more...

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Severe flood situation continues in Bihar, nearly 4 million affected, India

30 июля 2020 No comments

The severe flooding in Bihar, India, has claimed 36 lives in a 24-hour period to July 29, 2020, and has affected as many as 3.8 million people. The situation is expected to further deteriorate as several rivers flow above danger marks. According to national... Read more...

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Deadly floods hit South Korea’s central and southern regions

30 июля 2020 No comments

Deadly flash floods struck South Korea's central and southern regions for the third time this month, causing at least two fatalities and hundreds of damaged properties. Torrential rains battered South Chungcheong and North Jeolla provinces, as well as Daejeon... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 22 – 28, 2020

30 июля 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes from July 22 to 28, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Nishinoshima, Japan | Turrialba, Costa Rica. Ongoing... Read more...

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119 dead, 4 million affected as Bangladesh remains in grip of severe flooding

29 июля 2020 No comments

Widespread flooding situation continues to worsen in Bangladesh, affecting more than 4.8 million people and claiming at least 119 lives, officials reported Wednesday, July 29, 2020. The Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) warned that major rivers in the... Read more...

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Nearly 2 500 people evacuate as record rainfall hits northern Japan, triggering floods and landslides

29 июля 2020 No comments

Almost 2 500 people have been evacuated as record-high rainfall poured over northern Japan into Wednesday, July 29, 2020, causing damaging floods and landslides, including in the Yamagata Prefecture, where the Mogami River burst its banks and a mudslide left 540... Read more...

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Norway records coldest summer in nearly 60 years

29 июля 2020 No comments

Norway records coldest summer in nearly 60 years Residents in Norway have been reeling from the country's coldest summer in nearly 30 to 60 years. Early in July, more than 10 m (32 feet) of snow accumulated in parts of the southern region, which was unprecedented for this time of the year. According to state... Read more...

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Widespread flooding from persistent rains claims at least 17 lives in Yemen

28 июля 2020 No comments

Incessant heavy rains from July 22 to 25 triggered widespread flooding in Yemen, killing at least 17 people. According to the Yemen Meteorological Service, several areas recorded more than 50 mm (2 inches) within a 24-hour period. The worst-affected area is the... Read more...

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Mogami River overflows following record downpour in Yamagata, Japan

28 июля 2020 No comments

Parts of the Yamagata Prefecture in Japan recorded more than 200 mm (8 inches) of rain in a 24-hour period to Tuesday, July 28, 2020. As a result, the Mogami River has overflowed, leaving residents on the highest alert. In Nagai City, 206.5 mm (8.1 inches) of rain... Read more...

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Severe flooding paralyzes Taif City in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

28 июля 2020 No comments

Heavy rains from Friday, July 24, 2020, have triggered widespread severe flooding that paralyzed the city of Taif in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The traffic in Taif City was brought to a standstill as floodwaters trapped many vehicles on roads and streets. The Civil... Read more...

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