Flash floods in Afghanistan leave over 30 people dead and 100 missing

Flash floods in Afghanistan leave over 30 people dead and 100 missing

August 15, 2022

Severe flash floods hit northern Afghanistan’s Parwan Province on August 13, 2022, leaving more than 30 people dead and around 100 missing. According to…

Earthquake swarm in American Samoa closer to Ta’ū volcano than Vailuluʻu

August 15, 2022

Earthquake swarm in the Manuʻa islands of American Samoa continues, with a source most likely closer to Ta’ū island than Vailuluʻu seamount, the Hawaiian…

Thousands of homes destroyed, 50 people killed after torrential rains hit Nigeria

August 15, 2022

Thousands of homes have been destroyed and at least 50 people killed in Nigeria’s Jigawa state due to floods caused by nearly continuous heavy…

7 lives lost after severe flash floods hit Pengzhou, China

August 15, 2022

Severe flash floods caused by heavy rains hit the city of Pengzhou, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, on August 13, 2022, resulting in the deaths…

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Flash floods in Afghanistan leave over 30 people dead and 100 missing

Flash floods in Afghanistan leave over 30 people dead and 100 missing

August 15, 2022

Severe flash floods hit northern Afghanistan’s Parwan Province on August 13, 2022, leaving more than 30 people dead and around 100 missing. According…

Earthquake swarm in American Samoa closer to Ta’ū volcano than Vailuluʻu

Earthquake swarm in American Samoa closer to Ta’ū volcano than Vailuluʻu

August 15, 2022

Earthquake swarm in the Manuʻa islands of American Samoa continues, with a source most likely closer to Ta’ū island than Vailuluʻu seamount, the…

Thousands of homes destroyed, 50 people killed after torrential rains hit Nigeria

Thousands of homes destroyed, 50 people killed after torrential rains hit Nigeria

August 15, 2022

Thousands of homes have been destroyed and at least 50 people killed in Nigeria’s Jigawa state due to floods caused by nearly continuous…

7 lives lost after severe flash floods hit Pengzhou, China

7 lives lost after severe flash floods hit Pengzhou, China

August 15, 2022

Severe flash floods caused by heavy rains hit the city of Pengzhou, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, on August 13, 2022, resulting in the…

M6.1 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

M6.1 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

August 15, 2022

A strong earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1, hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 21:04 UTC on August 14,…

Flash flood in Las Vegas claims 2 lives, wettest monsoon season in a decade

Flash flood in Las Vegas claims 2 lives, wettest monsoon season in a decade

August 14, 2022

Two people have been killed after heavy rain lashed parts of southern Nevada, including Las Vegas from late August 11, 2022. On August…

Rhine River at Kaub drops below transit levels, Germany

Rhine River at Kaub drops below transit levels, Germany

August 14, 2022

On August 12, 2022, the Rhine River in Kaub, Germany dropped below a key waterline level of 40 cm (15.7 inches), used as…

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