Severe weather

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Widespread damage after new wave of floods hit Indonesia, more than 56 000 people affected and 9 285 buildings flooded

More than 9 280 buildings were flooded and 56 000 people affected after heavy rains triggered widespread flooding in Indonesia's Bandung regency, according to the National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) report released on April 1, 2020. Among the affected...

April 01, 2020

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Hundreds of homes destroyed as severe flash floods hit Afghanistan

Severe flash floods across Afghanistan have resulted in at least 11 fatalities and hundreds of buildings partially or completely damaged, the country's Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) said Tuesday, March 31, 2020. According to Ahmad Tamim Azimi,...

April 01, 2020

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Heavy rains trigger deadly flooding and mudslides in Raqqa, Syria

Heavy downpours affecting Syria's Raqqa governorate since March 25, 2020, caused damaging floods and mudslides, killing at least seven people. The Civil Council of Raqqa, which is affiliated with the Kurdish Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria...

April 01, 2020

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Severe floods, worst locust invasion in 50 years continue devastating Iran

Major flooding continued in parts of Iran this week, with at least 19 provinces badly affected since late February. Inundations have caused damages worth hundreds of millions of dollars. More buildings sustained damages, both in rural and urban areas, and four...

April 01, 2020

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Hundreds of properties damaged or destroyed as floods and landslides hit Huanuco, Peru

Heavy rains since March 28, 2020, have been hitting the department of Huanuco in central Peru, leading to flooding and landslides. The severe weather disrupted lives in the area, partially or totally damaging hundreds of properties. According to the country's...

April 01, 2020

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Intense hailstorm hits Middelburg, South Africa

An intense hailstorm hit the town of Middelburg in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on March 27, 2020, causing extensive damage. The incident was dubbed a "disaster within a disaster" as it came on the same day the country started its three-week coronavirus...

March 31, 2020

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Cold outbreak intensifies while spreading across east-central Europe

As wintry conditions continue to linger across the Balkan Peninsula, the cold outbreak is expected to intensify while spreading across east-central Europe on March 31, 2020. Long-range models suggest that this might be one of the last cold snaps of such strength for...

March 31, 2020

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Sandstorms engulf parts of the Middle East

Sandstorms blanketed parts of the Middle East on Saturday, March 28, 2020. The countries affected included Qatar, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Skies turned orange as dust storms engulfed the Middle Eastern countries. In the footage, motorists were seen braving the...

March 31, 2020

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Intense Kona Low lashes parts of Hawaii, causing severe flooding in Kauai -- almost 2 032 mm (80 inches) recorded this month

Another intense Kona Low hit Hawaii on Saturday, March 28, 2020, causing major flooding in Kauai island and bringing the total March rainfall amount to nearly 2 032 mm (80 inches). A rare flash flood emergency was issued for Kauai as another wave of floods hit...

March 30, 2020

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Landslides damage homes and national highway in Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir

Massive landslides hit Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, March 27, 2020, damaging a 500 m (1 640 feet) stretch of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. This resulted in the closure of the highway, which continued on Monday, March 30, stranding hundreds of vehicles. 28...

March 30, 2020

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Severe storms trigger '100-year flood' in Cleveland, Ohio

Heavy overnight storms in Ohio, U.S. triggered a major flood in Cleveland on Sunday, March 29, 2020. According to the National Weather Service (NSW), the Cuyahoga River reached 6.6 m (21.6 feet), which is considered to be a major flood and also its seventh-highest...

March 30, 2020

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Landslide kills 7 in Guizhou concrete factory, China

Seven fatalities were confirmed Monday, March 30, 2020, following a landslide in a concrete factory in southwest China's Guizhou Province on March 27. The landslide occurred at the Guizhou Commercial Concrete Co. in the provincial capital city of Guiyang on...

March 30, 2020

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At least one dead, 127 injured as landslide derails train in Hunan, China

At least one person died while 127 others were injured after a passenger train derailed in Hunan Province, China, on Monday, March 30, 2020. The accident occurred due to a landslide triggered by continuous heavy rains. The tragedy took place in Chenzhou City at...

March 30, 2020

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Continuous heavy rains, floods and landslides claim 72 lives, destroy or damage nearly 1 000 buildings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Heavy rains, floods and landslides affecting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan since March 6, 2020, claimed the lives of 72 people, destroyed at least 139 buildings, and damaged at least 800 more. Earlier this month, heavy downpours resulted in deaths of 27 people while...

March 29, 2020

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Large tornado rips through Jonesboro, causing extensive damage, Arkansas

At least 22 people were injured and numerous buildings destroyed or damaged after a large tornado ripped through the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas on Saturday, March 28, 2020. There are no confirmed fatalities, but the damage is extensive. Early estimates suggest this...

March 29, 2020

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Severe frost damage to orchards across northern Italy

Orchards in several regions of northern Italy sustained major damage as a result of the Arctic cold outbreak which started affecting parts of Europe on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Unfortunately, forecast models call for another strong blast starting Monday, March 30....

March 28, 2020

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Outbreak of severe thunderstorms likely from the Plains to the Midwest, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes are likely from the Plains to the Midwest into tonight. An outbreak of severe thunderstorms capable of strong tornadoes, very large hail, and damaging winds will be likely Saturday into...

March 27, 2020