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Massive landslide cuts off access to Kauai north shore, Hawaii

Heavy rains caused a major landslide on the Kuhio Highway in Kauai, Hawaii, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. The severe weather also led to flooding that prompted the closure of three state parks, along the said highway. A huge landslide occurred at the Kuhio Highway...

March 12, 2021

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Severe storm leaves 1 dead, several homes destroyed in Espirito Santo, Brazil

A severe storm struck Espirito Santo in southeastern Brazil on Sunday, March 7, 2021, causing flooding and landslides that left many homes damaged or destroyed. More than 11 000 lightning strikes were reported across the state, resulting in one fatality in Corrego...

March 09, 2021

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Evacuations ordered as heavy rains cause flooding and dam breach in Maui, Hawaii

Emergency evacuations have been ordered for residents in the Haiku area in Maui, Hawaii, after heavy rainfall has caused a breach on the Kaupakalua Dam on Monday afternoon, March 8, 2021. Authorities also warned people that flooding in the area is...

March 09, 2021

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Severe flash floods hit Malacca, Malaysia

Heavy rains triggered severe flash floods in Malacca, Malaysia, on Saturday, March 6, 2021. As a result, roads were paralyzed and many vehicles were swept away. Heavy rains fell for about an hour on Saturday, washing away vehicles. No injuries were reported as the...

March 08, 2021

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Flash floods leave 7 dead, 3 missing in Chlef, Algeria

At least seven fatalities were reported while three others remain missing as flash flooding swept through Chlef Province in Algeria on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Heavy rainfall on Saturday led to flash flooding in many areas in Chlef, particularly in the Oud Sly...

March 08, 2021

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Heavy rains cause flash flooding in southern Spain

Heavy rains from Friday, March 5, 2021, triggered flash flooding in southern Spain, particularly in the regions of Andalusia and Murcia. Dozens of people were rescued from inundated homes after a river broke its banks, while several areas were cut off. In Malaga...

March 08, 2021

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Severe flooding damages hundreds of buildings, strands 14 000 people in Piura, Peru

As many as 14 000 people have been cut off after flooding hit the Piura Region in northern Peru, the National Institute of Civil Defence (INDECI) reported on March 2, 2021. Up to 187 homes have been damaged, as well as public buildings and roads. Intense rains hit...

March 05, 2021

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Severe flooding damages roads, hundreds of houses in northern Morocco

Heavy rains triggered severe flash flooding in the city of Tetouan in northern Morocco on Monday, March 1, 2021, leaving 275 houses damaged, as well as dozens of vehicles and infrastructure. The dramatic situation in Tetouan made rounds on social media. Roads and...

March 02, 2021

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State of emergency declared in Madre de Dios as severe flooding leaves 15 000 people affected, Peru

Heavy rainfall since mid-February has triggered widespread, severe flooding in Madre de Dios, Peru, leaving at least 15 000 people affected and thousands of property damage. This has prompted the government to declare a state of emergency for the region for 60 days....

February 23, 2021

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Record flooding affects more than 100 000 people in Acre, northwestern Brazil

More than 100 000 people have been affected by severe flooding in Acre, northwestern Brazil, after multiple rivers overflowed and reached record levels around Friday, February 19, 2021. Authorities have declared the situation an emergency, saying the state is facing...

February 22, 2021

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Extreme monsoon rains submerge parts of capital Jakarta under 2.7 m (8.8 feet) of water, Indonesia

Extreme monsoon rains brought massive flooding to the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday, February 20, 2021, with parts of the city (population 30 million) under 1.2 to 2.7 m (3.9 - 8.8 feet) of water. The floods forced the evacuation of some 1 380 residents to...

February 21, 2021

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Persistent flooding damages thousands of homes and wide swaths of land in southern Mozambique

Persistent flooding in southern Mozambique has caused damage to around 4 200 homes and more than 54 000 ha (133 400 acres) of agricultural land. Heavy rains have been affecting the southern areas of the country, falling on grounds already saturated by downpours...

February 17, 2021

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Weeks of heavy rains leave more than 30 fatalities in South Africa

Heavy rains affecting parts of South Africa since January 23 when Tropical Cyclone "Eloise" swept over the region has claimed more than 30 lives in the provinces of Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Limpopo, and KwaZulu-Natal. Eloise made landfall north of Beira,...

February 16, 2021

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Severe floods and landslides leave 39 100 homes damaged, 63 700 people displaced and 4 dead in Java, Indonesia

Around 63 700 people have been displaced, while four fatalities were reported after floods and landslides struck Java, Indonesia over the past couple of days. Some 156 800 people were affected and 39 100 buildings damaged. Heavy rainfall began falling on February 4,...

February 12, 2021

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Severe flooding hits Belo Horizonte as more than a month's worth of rain falls in 72 hours, Brazil

Torrential rains lashed Belo Horizonte in Brazil over the weekend, causing damaging floods that prompted the Civil Defense to issue alerts for the West, Pampulha, and Venda Nova regions on Sunday, February 7, 2021. In the south-central, about 234.6 mm (9.2 inches)...

February 09, 2021

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Flash floods leave at least 4 fatalities in Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Heavy rainfall has been affecting western Jordan and neighboring Saudi Arabia since February 5, 2021, causing flash floods that resulted in four fatalities and property damage. Heavy downpours particularly affected Al Mafraq and Ma'an governorates in Jordan, as...

February 08, 2021

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Flash flood claims 24 lives in an illegal underground factory in Tangier, Morocco

At least 24 people were killed in an illegal underground textile factory in the port city of Tangier after heavy rains brought widespread flash floods on Monday, February 8, 2021. According to local authorities, rescue workers recovered 24 bodies on Monday and...

February 08, 2021