Massive avalanche hits Jammu and Kashmir’s Sonamarg

Massive avalanche hits Jammu and Kashmir’s Sonamarg

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.

Rare tornado hits Pyrgos, Greece

Rare tornado hits Pyrgos, Greece

A rare tornado hit the city of Pyrgos in Western Greece shortly before dawn on Sunday, January 7, 2024.

Extensive flooding hits Democratic Republic of Congo, nearly 1 500 homes destroyed or damaged

Extensive flooding hits Democratic Republic of Congo, nearly 1 500 homes destroyed or damaged

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.

Death toll reaches 100 in flash floods and GLOF events in Sikkim and West Bengal, India

Death toll reaches 100 in flash floods and GLOF events in Sikkim and West Bengal, India

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.

Waterspout outbreak over Finnish Archipelago

Waterspout outbreak over Finnish Archipelago

Western Finland’s Coast Guard reported an unusual sighting of several simultaneous waterspouts off the southwest coast of Finland over the weekend.