Category: Flood

Heavy rains in India, Sri Lanka kill 41, authorities say

CHENNAI/COLOMBO, Nov 11 (The Remnants) – Heavy rains across southern India and Sri Lanka have killed at least 41 people, authorities said on Thursday, with weather forecasters expecting the downpours to ease in the next few days as stricken communities pumped out the deluge. The Indian Meteorological Department forecast light to moderate rain in most […] Read More

Deadly floods hit Indonesia’s Java, worst flood in Malang history!

Rescuers found a half dozen bodies in Batu and two more victims in Malang, while three people are still missing. Flash floods from torrential rains on Indonesia’s main island of Java have killed at least eight people and three others are missing, officials have said. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said on Friday that rivers […] Read More

More than 20 dead after Massive flooding hits southern India

KOCHI, India, Oct 18 (The Remnants) – Leaders in the southern Indian state of Kerala opened near-overflowing dams on Monday after at least 22 people died when heavy rains lashed the region over the weekend. Rainfall across Keralatriggered flash floods and landslides in several areas, with the Indian army and navy called out to rescue […] Read More

Extreme flooding kills 15 and forces nearly 120,000 to evacuate as heavy rain lashes Shanxi, China – 60 coal mines suspended – 190,000 hectares of crops damaged

Floods in Shanxi province in northern China have forced more than 120,000 people from their homes. Local media reported 5 people died on 05 October 2021 after continuous rainstorms battered Shanxi Province. Meanwhile, more than 15 have been reported dead and there are more to come! Floods and landslides have been reported in 76 districts […] Read More

Streets turns into raging rivers as vicious flash floods wreak havoc in central and eastern Spain

There’s water! There’s water everywhere! Heavy rainfall on Wednesday caused flooding in parts of central and eastern Spain. The provinces of Tarragona, Castellón and Toledo were particularly affected by the storms, while in Madrid the rising waters flooded homes and created significant traffic disruption. On Thursday, parts of mainland Spain as well as the Balearic […] Read More

Apocalyptic Flood warnings and severe weather for 50 million people in Northeast as relentless Ida marches on – Waterford 3 nuclear generating station is back up

The remnants of an unrelenting Hurricane Ida took aim at the northeastern U.S. on Wednesday as the potential for life-threatening and damaging flooding stretched into New England. More than 50 million people in the Northeast alone were under a flash flood watch or warning, four days after Ida roared ashore in Louisiana as a Category 4 […] Read More

Catastrophic Flooding hit Tennessee leaves 22 dead and many were missing

WAVERLY, Tenn. (The Remnants) — At least 22 people were killed and rescue crews searched desperately Sunday amid shattered homes and tangled debris for dozens of people still missing after record-breaking rain sent floodwaters surging through Middle Tennessee. Saturday’s flooding in rural areas took out roads, cellphone towers and telephone lines, leaving families uncertain about […] Read More

Apocalyptic Flooding Hits The City of Kastamonu, Turkey

The floods caused by unusually heavy rains come after devastating wildfires ravaged the south of the country. Heavy rains have triggered severe floods and mudslides in northern Turkey, killing at least one person and leaving others missing or injured, officials said. Helicopters scrambled to rescue people stranded on rooftops while cars were swept away in raging […] Read More

Thousands of People displaced as floods hit Bangladesh Rohingya camps

July 30 (Reuters) – Heavy monsoon rains triggered landslides and flash floods in refugees camps displacing thousands of Rohingya Muslims in southeastern Bangladesh this week, U.N. and other officials said on Friday, with further heavy rainfall expected. At least six Rohingya, including three children, died in landslides and flooding while 15 Bangladeshis were killed and more […] Read More

At Least 2 Dead After Apocalyptic Storm Causes Biblical Flooding in Palermo, Italy

Flash floods engulfed Palermo after the most violent rainstorm in 200 years hit the Sicilian capital on July 15, 2020. At least two deaths reported while rescue teams searched overnight and into Thursday morning for people feared to have drowned after the apocalyptic flooding on Wednesday night. The mayor said it was the most violent rainstorm […] Read More

Unprecedented Floods in Japan Kill at Least 60 People – More Than 550,000 Told to Evacuate After 4 Inches of Rain Fall in an Hour

Torrential rain storms that triggered flash floods and mudslides in Japan’s Kyushu region have left 60 people dead or missing. Hundreds of thousands have also been evacuated to safer areas. Mother Nature’s wrath continues to sweep Japan. Torrential rain in the country’s Kyushu region, southwestern Japan, has triggered floods and mudslides. Authorities say at least […] Read More