Articles tagged "papua new guinea weather"

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Major landslide hits Kundiawa-Gembogl, Papua New Guinea

A major landslide hit the Kegesuglo area in the district of Kundiawa-Gembogl, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, April 10, 2020, resulting in at least 10 fatalities and widespread damage. Eight of the bodies were retrieved over the weekend, while the last two were...

April 14, 2020

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Severe floods leave more than 60 000 homeless in Papua New Guinea

Severe floods affecting 9 local level government areas in Papua New Guinea have left more than 60 000 people homeless over the past few weeks, said Gulf Province governor Chris Haiveta. Haiveta also mentioned that although the province is not new to flooding, this...

April 07, 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