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Flights, axed, floods, feared, Storm, Ciara, clobbers, Europe

Flights axed and floods feared as Storm Ciara clobbers Europe

02 February, 2020 9:51 am 9:51 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Storm Ciara lashed Britain and northern continental Europe with heavy rain and wind speeds that reached more than 90 miles an hour (145 kph) in places on Sunday, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights, train services and sports matches. More than 200 flood warnings were issued across Britain, which recorded a … Read More


Floods, road, closures, Australia, storms lash, some bushfire, regions

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

01 January, 2020 8:24 am 8:24 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia’s east coast early on Saturday, causing road closures and flash flooding, but the country was still battling nearly 100 bushfires and some of the affected areas remained dry. Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, states hit badly by the bushfires that have so far killed 29 people, … Read More


Floods, road, Australia, storms, bushfire-hit, regions

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

01 January, 2020 5:49 pm 5:49 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Parts of Australia’s east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding. Fears of smoke from the fires disrupting the Australian Open tennis receded in Melbourne, where the main tournament was due to … Read More


Five dead helicopter crash floods french helicopter

Five dead in French helicopter crash, floods

12 December, 2019 9:38 pm 9:38 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Three emergency workers were killed overnight when their helicopter crashed while on a rescue mission in southeastern France, while two other people died in heavy flooding that has hit the region, officials said on Monday. The EC145 rescue helicopter lost radio and radar contact with controllers as it headed to Le Luc … Read More


Woman, dies, downpours, floods, central, northern, England

Woman dies as downpours bring floods across central and northern England

11 November, 2019 8:43 pm 8:43 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – A woman was found dead in flood water on Friday after severe storms brought a month’s rainfall in less than 24 hours to parts of central and northern England. Police said the woman’s body had been found near a stretch of the River Derwent near the town of Darley Dale in Derbyshire. … Read More


Spain-rain-deaths

Spain: Floods triggered by heavy rain claim sixth victim

09 September, 2019 3:36 am 3:36 am

ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – A 41-year-old man was found dead in southeastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over the past two days by record-breaking rain. More than 1,100 military personnel have been deployed to the regions of Murcia and Valencia to help rescue people … Read More


Six people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

09 September, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – Six people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the regions … Read More


Neelum, flood, havoc

Flash floods wreak havoc on AJK village; 31 killed

07 July, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

NEELAM VALLEY (92 News) – At least 31 people were killed including 22 swept away in the gushing water, 18 of them from a Tableeghi Jamaat, after a cloudburst triggered flash floods Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). According to the State Disaster Management Authority (NHMA) AJK, flash flood swept away two mosques … Read More


Nepal-floods

Monsoon leaves dozens dead in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

07 July, 2019 10:48 am 10:48 am

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI/DHAKA (Web Desk) – Dozens of people have been killed as monsoon floods rip through Nepal, Bangladesh and north-eastern India. At least 65 people have lost their lives in Nepal as torrential rains hit the region, police said on Monday. Thirty people are reported missing amid floods and landslides, while 38 have been injured. … Read More


Floods, landslides, 15, Nepal, six, others, missing

Floods and landslides kill 15 in Nepal, six others missing

07 July, 2019 4:11 pm 4:11 pm

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – More than 20 people have been killed or are missing due to landslides and floods as monsoon rains lashed Nepal, the government said on Friday. Heavy rains since Thursday have hit 20 of Nepal’s 77 districts, in the hills as well as in southern plains. A Home Ministry statement said 15 people … Read More


China-floods

China flood death toll hits 61, over 350,000 evacuated: ministry

07 July, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said. In a notice published late on Thursday, China’s Ministry of Emergency Management said 9,300 homes have collapsed and … Read More


Spanish, man, dies, after, swept, away, floods

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods

07 July, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

TAFALLA, Spain (Reuters) – One man’s body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said. Footage showed the raging Cidacos river, which surged from 11 centimeters (4.3 inches) to over four meters in a few hours, … Read More


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I will commit treason with my nation if I provide NRO to looters: PM

05 May, 2019 6:26 pm 6:26 pm

MOHMAND (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that he will commit treason with the country if he provided National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to the looters of nation’s billion rupees. PM Imran Khan and former chief justice Saqib Nisar performed groundbreaking ceremony of Mohmand Dam. The event was also attended by Chief … Read More


Indonesia, floods, landslides, kill, 29

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29

04 April, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of disease. More than a dozen people were missing after the rain hit the province of Bengkulu, on the southwest side of … Read More


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Part of eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century floods, braces for more ...

02 February, 2019 1:34 pm 1:34 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Once-in-a-century flooding in part of the eastern Australian state of Queensland looks set to worsen as the nation’s weather bureau on Saturday warned of more heavy rain in the area. Some residents have already been evacuated after days of monsoon rains lashed the region around the coastal city of Townsville in north … Read More