Floods

china severe weather march 27 2020

Series of severe weather events, including hailstorms, heavy rains and snow hit southwest China

A series of severe weather events, including hailstorms, heavy rains, and snow, has been battering parts of southwest China since March 22, 2020. The events caused widespread damage and disruption, particularly in the provinces of Hubei, Jiangxi, Sichuan, and...

March 27, 2020

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Devastating floods displace more than 700 in Chimbu province, Papua New Guinea

Continuous heavy downpour affecting the Chimbu Province, Papua New Guinea, over the past couple of days has resulted in major flooding that displaced more than 700 people, according to community spokesperson, Wesly Noisa. The Wahgi River broke its banks, sending...

March 26, 2020

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Destructive flash floods hit capital Aden, Yemen

Destructive flash floods ripped through Yemen's capital Aden on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, turning roads into raging rivers and claiming lives of at last two people. At least 4 others were injured. Heavy rains are also expected on Thursday, March 26. Heavy rains...

March 26, 2020

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Heavy rains trigger destructive flash floods and landslides in southern Iran

Heavy rainfall affecting southern Iraq since March 21, 2020, resulted in destructive flash floods and landslides responsible for at least 12 fatalities and 17 injuries across several provinces. Extensive damage was reported, as well as power outages in several...

March 24, 2020

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Days of intense, record rains trigger deadly floods in Ohio and Indiana, U.S.

Days of torrential rain triggered flash flooding in parts of Ohio and Indiana on March 20, 2020, resulting in damage to properties and at least eight fatalities. Rescue operations conducted by emergency responders, volunteer fire departments, as well as the...

March 23, 2020

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Severe thunderstorms, rain and hail hit Dubai, UAE

Severe thunderstorm, described as one of the biggest of the year, struck Dubai, UAE on Saturday night, March 21, 2020. The event was accompanied by heavy rain and hail, an unusual sight for the desert city. The event gained mixed reactions from many residents, who...

March 23, 2020

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At least 5 dead, hundreds of homes severely damaged as major floods hit Iraq

Days of torrential rains caused massive floods in parts of Iraq on March 18, 2020, causing major damage and claiming the lives of at least 5 people. The Kurdistan region's Duhok governorate was among the worst-hit, with more than 300 homes damaged, as well as...

March 23, 2020

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At least 3 dead after very heavy rains hit Fiji, severe weather continues into the weekend

Very heavy rains hit parts of Fiji on March 19, 2020, causing floods and mudslides which resulted in at least 3 fatalities. Severe weather is forecast to continue into the weekend. With this, heavy rain and a flash flood warning are in force for most of the country....

March 21, 2020

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Heavy rains trigger damaging mudslides and floods in Arequipa, Peru

Days of heavy rains triggered destructive floods and landslides in southern Peru's Arequipa department, leaving at least 100 homes damaged. One of the worst affected areas is the city of Arequipa. Heavy rains started affecting the region on March 13, causing...

March 20, 2020

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Massive floods hit capital Dili, destroying nearly 200 homes and affecting over 25 000 people, East Timor

Several hours of very heavy rains caused widespread flooding in capital Dili, East Timor (Timor-Leste) on March 13, 2020. Authorities are reporting at least 25 000 people or 4 000 households are affected. Even though the floods have now receded, affected communities...

March 20, 2020

tanzania flood march 17 2020

At least 3 500 houses swept away as destructive floods hit Pwani, Tanzania

Days of heavy rain caused destructive floods in the district of Rufiji in the Pwani region, eastern Tanzania-- sweeping away at least 3 500 residential properties and 6 600 ha (16 309 acres) of farmland, an official reported on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The...

March 19, 2020

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Torrential rains and hailstorms lash parts of Colombia, widespread flooding and damaging landslides reported

Severe weather continues to lash parts of Colombia, causing widespread flooding and landslides. On March 10, 2020, streets were left in whiteout conditions after a severe hailstorm hit the Bogota's north and center. On March 15, a mudslide killed one person and...

March 17, 2020

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Intense storms hits northwestern India, causing severe crop damage and claiming lives of at least 28 people

Very heavy rains accompanied by lightning and destructive hailstorms hit northwestern India, particularly Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, this week, causing severe crop damage and claiming the lives of at least 28 people. Meteorologists said the storms were triggered by a...

March 15, 2020

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Days of heavy rain cause destructive flooding and mudslides, Solomon Islands

Days of heavy rain caused severe flooding across parts of the Solomon Islands, particularly across Guadalcanal and Malaita islands. A large landslide hit Lambi on March 12, 2020, destroying at least 10 houses. Authorities said 2 people have been killed, while 6...

March 14, 2020

iran flooding march 10 2020

24 000 affected by severe flooding in Lorestan Province, Iran

Approximately 24 000 people have been affected by severe weather across southwest Iran since late February. Heavy downpours which started around February 24 caused widespread flooding in the region, which resulted in damage to properties and crops, disruptions to...

March 11, 2020

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Heavy rains, floods and landslides claim at least 60 lives in Rwanda, more than 1 000 homes damaged

Heavy rains, floods, and landslides affecting Rwanda since January 2020 have killed more than 60 people and damaged more than 1 000 homes, the Ministry of Emergency Management (MINEMA) reported. At least 10 lives have been lost since the beginning of March. Over 11...

March 11, 2020

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At least 27 killed, 56 injured as very heavy rains hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Continuous heavy rains claimed the lives of at least 27 people and injured 56 others across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, as of March 9, 2020. Widespread rain, strong winds, and thunderstorms are expected to continue across many parts of the province (population 35...

March 08, 2020