A massive avalanche struck the Jammu and Kashmir’s Sonamarg area on the Srinagar-Leh Highway on Thursday, February 8, 2024. Despite its size, no loss of life has been reported so far.
A rare tornado hit the city of Pyrgos in Western Greece shortly before dawn on Sunday, January 7, 2024.
Denmark has officially experienced its wettest calendar year since record-keeping began in 1874.
At least 5 people have died and more than 700 000 customers (approximately 1.7 million people) were left without power as a powerful coastal storm swept up the East Coast of United States over the past couple of days.
Although the rate of inflation at Svartsengi has decreased somewhat since Friday, December 8, 2023, it’s still greater than it was prior to the formation of the dike that traveled under Grindavík on November 10.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is grappling with a humanitarian crisis following extensive flooding caused by ongoing torrential rains since November 13, 2023. The most severe impacts have been recorded in the eastern and north-eastern regions, including Baraka City and Dungu Town, where thousands have been displaced, and homes have been destroyed.
Up to 20 waterspouts formed off the coast of Salerno in Italy’s Campania Region on November 21, 2023, with at least three making a spectacular landfall. There were no reports of significant damage or casualties from this event.
As of October 15, 2023, devastating flash floods and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF) have resulted in 100 fatalities in the states of Sikkim and West Bengal in northeastern India. The events, which began on October 4 along the Teesta River, have also left 76 people missing, 30 injured, and have displaced 2 321 individuals into 20 relief camps.
Areas in Central Greece recently flooded by Storm Daniel could experience another episode of heavy rainfall and flooding.
Western Finland’s Coast Guard reported an unusual sighting of several simultaneous waterspouts off the southwest coast of Finland over the weekend.