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California crews make fire gains, Washington town evacuated

2022-08-05T00:53+0200wftv (en)

CORRECTION Washington Wildfires RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT STATE - This photo provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows smoke from a wildfire burning south of Lind, Wash. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Sheriff's officials are telling residents in the town of Lind in eastern....

On the ground: Reporting from the front lines of a climate relocation crisis

2022-08-05T00:33+0200publicintegrity (en)

As Wildfires Grow, So Does California’s Housing and Homelessness Crisis. Here Are Some Solutions. Researchers and disaster-victim advocates say there isn’t enough government aid to help the most vulnerable wildfire survivors find stable housing. There’s also too little housing to accommodate California’s swelling population of wildfire refugees.

Gradient Architecture designs brick home on existing footprint after Hurricane Sandy

2022-08-05T00:32+0200dezeen (en)

Gradient Architecture has used a planning rule from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to help revitalise an unused lot in New York City's Red Hook neighbourhood, which was severely affected by the 2012 storm. This white brick house in Red Hook in Brooklyn is located on a compact lot that could not....

What is a flash flood? A civil engineer explains

2022-08-05T00:04+0200yubanet (en)

A bridge and road submerged by floodwaters from the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding is a specific type of flooding that occurs in a short time frame after a precipitation event – generally less than six hours .

MIL-OSI USA: SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND: AFTER FIGHTING TO SECURE DISASTER DECLARATION FOR STEUBEN COUNTY FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM FRED LAST SUMMER, WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE...

2022-08-04T21:31+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for New York Charles E Schumer 08.03.22 Last Summer, Tropical Storm Fred Ravaged Steuben County and Several Upstate Communities, Devastating Homes, Businesses, Infrastructure And Notably Severely Damaging The Jasper-Troupsburg High School, Forcing....

Researchers explore how floods and droughts are challenging science and society globally

2022-08-04T21:24+0200techcodex (en)

Floods, droughts, and other water-related disasters are some of the costliest natural events that occur in Canada and around the world. Even with significant global advances in science and infrastructure designed to predict and manage such extreme disasters, many communities still face major societal and economic impacts when these events occur.

Researchers explore how floods and droughts are challenging…

2022-08-04T21:19+0200vervetimes (en)

Floods, droughts, and other water-related disasters are some of the costliest natural events that occur in Canada and around the world. Even with significant global advances in science and infrastructure designed to predict and manage such extreme disasters, many communities still face major societal and economic impacts when these events occur.

Researchers explore how floods and droughts are challenging science and society globally

2022-08-04T21:18+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Floods, droughts and other water-related disasters are among the costliest natural events to occur in Canada and around the world. Even with significant global advances in science and infrastructure designed to predict and manage such extreme disasters, many communities still face major social and economic consequences when these events occur.

Researchers explore how floods and droughts are challenging…

2022-08-04T21:16+0200samacharcentral (en)

Floods, droughts, and other water-related disasters are some of the costliest natural events that occur in Canada and around the world. Even with significant global advances in science and infrastructure designed to predict and manage such extreme disasters, many communities still face major societal and economic impacts when these events occur.

Researchers explore how floods and droughts are challenging science and society globally

2022-08-04T21:04+0200phys (en)

Floods, droughts, and other water-related disasters are some of the costliest natural events that occur in Canada and around the world. Even with significant global advances in science and infrastructure designed to predict and manage such extreme disasters, many communities still face major societal and economic impacts when these events occur.

Half the country is in drought, and no region has been spared

2022-08-04T20:31+0200whittierdailynews (en)

of drought for the fourth week in a row, the US Drought Monitor reported Thursday, as the combination of warmer-than-normal temperatures and low rainfall is drawing the moisture out of plants and soil. And no region of the country has been spared. The West and California remains engulfed in a multi-year megadrought.

Half the country is in drought, and no region has been spared

2022-08-04T20:23+0200dailynews (en)

of drought for the fourth week in a row, the US Drought Monitor reported Thursday, as the combination of warmer-than-normal temperatures and low rainfall is drawing the moisture out of plants and soil. And no region of the country has been spared. The West and California remains engulfed in a multi-year megadrought.

Half the country is in drought, and no region has been spared

2022-08-04T20:18+0200dailybreeze (en)

of drought for the fourth week in a row, the US Drought Monitor reported Thursday, as the combination of warmer-than-normal temperatures and low rainfall is drawing the moisture out of plants and soil. And no region of the country has been spared. The West and California remains engulfed in a multi-year megadrought.

Half the country is in drought, and no region has been spared

2022-08-04T20:09+0200mercurynews (en)

of drought for the fourth week in a row, the US Drought Monitor reported Thursday, as the combination of warmer-than-normal temperatures and low rainfall is drawing the moisture out of plants and soil. And no region of the country has been spared. The West and California remains engulfed in a multi-year megadrought.

Half the country is in drought, and no region has been spared

2022-08-04T20:07+0200eastbaytimes (en)

of drought for the fourth week in a row, the US Drought Monitor reported Thursday, as the combination of warmer-than-normal temperatures and low rainfall is drawing the moisture out of plants and soil. And no region of the country has been spared. The West and California remains engulfed in a multi-year megadrought.

Proactive risk management needed to limit impacts of extreme floods and droughts

2022-08-04T18:37+0200uu-nl (en)

Floods and droughts are increasing in many parts of the world and causing serious damage. A new study shows that tailoring risk management measures to the worst flood or drought to date is not enough to mitigate the effects of unprecedented events. Dr. Michelle van Vliet participated in this study, which is published today in Nature.

CORVI Risk Profile: Western Province, Sri Lanka

2022-08-04T18:25+0200stimson (en)

“Flooding in Sri Lanka 2018.” and both have a significant presence in the Western Province, as seen in the risk scores for unplanned settlements and informal economy. In addition, Sri Lanka’s National Adaptation Plan outlines priority actions for 10 key sectors, several of which overlap with the vulnerabilities identified in this assessment.

CORVI Risk Profile: Tarawa, Kiribati

2022-08-04T18:25+0200stimson (en)

Note: Patrick D. Nunn and Roselyn Kumar, “Pacific People Have Been ‘Pummelled and Demeaned’ for Too Long – Now They’re Fighting Back,” The Conversation, August 13, 2020, accessed May 2, 2022, http://theconversation.com/pacific-people-have-been-pummelled-and-demeaned-for-too-long-now-theyre-fighting-back-144278.

Triple-I: Fewer Storms Forecast, but 'Above-Average' Hurricane Activity Expected

2022-08-04T17:13+0200streetinsider (en)

A typical season  has 14 named storms, seven hurricanes, and three major hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season continues through Nov. 30. Three named storms have already developed in 2022: Alex, Bonnie, and Colin. None of them made landfall in the U.S. Historically, 90 percent of hurricanes and 95 percent of major hurricanes form after Aug.

‘Very little meaningful rain’ forecast as temperatures set to climb next week

2022-08-04T16:27+0200thecourier (en)

Forecasters are warning there is “very little meaningful rain” on the horizon for parched areas of England as temperatures are set to climb into the 30s next week. The Met Office said parts of England could see temperatures rise to the low or mid-30s by the end of next week due to an area of high....

‘Very little meaningful rain’ forecast as temperatures set to climb next week

2022-08-04T16:21+0200pressandjournal (en)

Forecasters are warning there is “very little meaningful rain” on the horizon for parched areas of England as temperatures are set to climb into the 30s next week. The Met Office said parts of England could see temperatures rise to the low or mid-30s by the end of next week due to an area of high....

‘Very little meaningful rain’ forecast as temperatures set to climb next week

2022-08-04T16:19+0200eveningtelegraph (en)

Forecasters are warning there is “very little meaningful rain” on the horizon for parched areas of England as temperatures are set to climb into the 30s next week. The Met Office said parts of England could see temperatures rise to the low or mid-30s by the end of next week due to an area of high....

‘Very little meaningful rain’ forecast as temperatures set to climb next week

2022-08-04T16:18+0200independent-UK (en)

And it has emerged that Thames Water’s desalination plant, at Beckton, east London, which was built to deliver up to 100 million litres of water a day in dry weather events, is currently out of service. Met Office chief forecaster Steve Willington said: “Many areas of the UK, especially the south,....

‘Very little meaningful rain’ forecast as temperatures set to climb next week

2022-08-04T16:17+0200kentonline (en)

Forecasters are warning there is “very little meaningful rain” on the horizon for parched areas of England as temperatures are set to climb into the 30s next week. The Met Office said parts of England could see temperatures rise to the low or mid-30s by the end of next week due to an area of high....

‘Very little meaningful rain’ forecast as temperatures set to climb next week

2022-08-04T16:11+0200standard (en)

The ongoing dry weather comes after months of little rainfall which, along with the heat, have left rivers at exceptionally low levels, depleted reservoirs and dried out soils, putting pressure on the environment, farming and water supplies, and fuelling wildfires.

What’s the difference between a watch and a warning? What summer weather alerts mean

2022-08-04T15:39+0200charlotteobserver (en)

The first half of summer already brought severe weather across the Southeast, including Charlotte. And that means phones buzzing and social media lighting up with warnings about potential weather impacts from high winds, heavy rain and even the threat of tropical weather.

2 largest US reservoirs at ‘dangerously low levels’: UNEP

2022-08-04T15:37+0200downtoearth (en)

Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States (US) have dwindled to ‘dangerously low levels’ due to the impacts of climate change, warned the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) August 2, 2022. The low levels of Lake Mead and Lake Powell can affect the water and electricity supply for millions of....

University of Kentucky sends supplies, medical staff to help with flood relief

2022-08-04T14:34+0200kentucky (en)

In the aftermath of last week’s deadly flooding in Eastern Kentucky, the University of Kentucky has been working to send medical supplies and staff to the region. UK HealthCare operates multiple clinics in the region that were impacted by the flooding, and has been working to set up mobile clinics in the days since.

Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts

2022-08-04T14:29+0200thecourier (en)

Wetlands need to be restored “on an enormous scale” to tackle a future of more dry summers, conservationists have said, as the spectre of drought looms. The Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from development, drainage for agriculture and over-extraction by water....

Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts The Wildlife Trusts said there was a need to restore wetlands to cope with a future of more dry conditions.

2022-08-04T14:24+0200kentonline (en)

Low water levels at Holme Styes reservoir in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA) Wetlands need to be restored “on an enormous scale” to tackle a future of more dry summers, conservationists have said, as the spectre of drought looms. The Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from....

Homes for Sentani flood victims 90 percent complete: minister

2022-08-04T14:19+0200antaranews-en (en)

15 minutes ago Social Affairs Minister Tri Rismaharini (center) with children at the commemoration of National Children's Day in East Lombok district, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), on Monday (August 1, 2022). (ANTARA/HO-Social Affairs Ministry/rst) Jakarta (ANTARA) - The construction of healthy houses....

UK Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts

2022-08-04T14:18+0200belfasttelegraph (en)

Wetlands need to be restored “on an enormous scale” to tackle a future of more dry summers, conservationists have said, as the spectre of drought looms. T he Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from development, drainage for agriculture and over-extraction by water....

Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts

2022-08-04T14:18+0200independent-UK (en)

Wetlands need to be restored “on an enormous scale” to tackle a future of more dry summers, conservationists have said, as the spectre of drought looms. The Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from development, drainage for agriculture and over-extraction by water....

Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts

2022-08-04T14:17+0200standard (en)

The Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from development, drainage for agriculture and over-extraction by water companies, must be reversed to protect river flows and wildlife as the climate warms. The call comes as months of little rainfall and the recent heatwave have....

Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts

2022-08-04T14:15+0200pressandjournal (en)

Wetlands need to be restored “on an enormous scale” to tackle a future of more dry summers, conservationists have said, as the spectre of drought looms. The Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from development, drainage for agriculture and over-extraction by water....

Wetlands ‘must be restored on enormous scale’ to cope with more droughts

2022-08-04T14:11+0200eveningtelegraph (en)

Wetlands need to be restored “on an enormous scale” to tackle a future of more dry summers, conservationists have said, as the spectre of drought looms. The Wildlife Trusts says the loss of wetlands in the past century, from development, drainage for agriculture and over-extraction by water....

Salen 4 mineros tras derrumbe en Coahuila; 5 siguen atrapados

2022-08-04T13:05+0200informador (es)

Noventa y dos militares, especialistas y cuatro perros participan en las labores de rescate. EFE/A. Ojeda. Nueve mineros quedaron atrapados ayer en una mina de carbón ubicada en Sabinas, Coahuila, tras un derrumbe en el área en la que realizaban actividades de excavación.

Pide ayuda por Facebook para salvar a su abuela de la inundación en Kentucky y aparece un "héroe anónimo"

2022-08-04T11:04+0200univision (es)

En su casa de Green Oaks, Illinois, a más de 500 millas de distancia de la casa de su abuela Mae Amburgey, Crovetti intentaba desesperadamente comunicarse con ella, con un tío o su hermano que también estaban ahí, pero no había forma de establecer la conexión.

Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022

2022-08-04T10:45+0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Defence Minister Anita Anand is expected to announce today that the Canadian Armed....

Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022 0 8/4/2022 1:15:00 AM

2022-08-04T10:43+0200tricitynews (en)

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Defence Minister Anita Anand is expected to announce today that the Canadian Armed....

Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022 In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ..

2022-08-04T10:43+0200timescolonist (en)

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Defence Minister Anita Anand is expected to announce today that the Canadian Armed....

Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022

2022-08-04T10:40+0200kitchenertoday (en)

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Defence Minister Anita Anand is expected to announce today that the Canadian Armed....

In pics: Kentucky reels under devastating flood

2022-08-04T08:40+0200timesofindia (en)

At least 37 people were killed after the torrential rains unleashed floods in eastern Kentucky. In a very short span of time, the floodwater submerged the entire area, forcing many residents to climb up the rooftops to save their lives. Authorities launched a rescue operation and airlifted many residents.

How the UK can prevent drought

2022-08-04T06:56+0200digitpatrox (en)

If heatwaves are local weather change’s swift and lethal invasion troops, then drought is its gradual however crippling secret agent. This summer season, Britain is prone to expertise each. Not solely did final month embody the most popular day on file, it was additionally the driest July since 1935.

Flood recovery milestone reached

2022-08-04T05:58+0200nationaltribune (en)

Port Macquarie Hastings Council has reached a major milestone in our flood recovery efforts, with initial ‘make-safe’ repairs from the two 2021 flood events now complete. Work, however, remains ongoing to address emergency repairs from this years’ weather events.

Flood recovery milestone reached

2022-08-04T05:57+0200miragenews (en)

A significant number of the remaining jobs are awaiting geotechnical studies, specialist investigations and designs for work such as embankment remediation, bridge works, and repairs to recreational assets. The remaining damages are estimated to collectively cost over $92 million.

Sea level rise will increase flooding, even without rain. Here's how.

2022-08-04T05:36+0200newsbreak-USA (en)

The effects of sea level rise on coastal communities is even more drastic than scientists previously thought -- with more evidence pointing to increases in flooding , even on days without rain, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

National Climate Center: The national average high temperature days in July were 2 more days than the same period of the previous year

2022-08-04T05:13+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Service, August 3. Xiao Chan, deputy director of the National Climate Center, said on the 3rd that the regional high temperature process continues to affect my country. In July, the national average number of high temperature days (daily maximum temperature ≥35°C) was 5.

Back when the West had fresh air

2022-08-04T05:11+0200deseret (en)

Yokelson is a wildfire smoke expert — studying its composition and chemical properties — and can reel off complex smoke data and research casually. But beyond his extensive background studying wildfire smoke, Yokelson also lives in an area with a millennium of wildfire history — and as those....

Climate change causing excessive rain, floods in India: Experts

2022-08-04T02:59+0200timesofindia (en)

Nagpur: Recent floods in many parts of the country resulting from record-breaking rains so far this monsoon season is a result of climate change according to experts. Ringing the death knell for an increase in extreme heavy rainfall-triggered floods, they warn that the anomaly trends are likely to increase in the coming years.

The varieties of climate-driven medical risk

2022-08-04T02:04+0200BangkokPost (en)

When natural disasters force people to pack a bag and flee to safety, important items are often forgotten. Following California's 2007 wildfire season, estimates were that for every household at least one person left behind prescription medication during evacuation.

Stapleton, Childers aid flood cleanup in KY

2022-08-03T23:53+0200wkbn (en)

KNOTT COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — Sadness, destruction and tears are almost everywhere you turn after severe flooding in southeastern Kentucky, but the kindness of strangers is making people smile. Possibly some of the smiles are coming from celebrity sightings.

What is a flash flood? As sudden flooding events worsen, it's a good idea to be prepared.

2022-08-03T23:11+0200popsci (en)

The main thing about flash floods is the speed. By definition , the rushing waters of a flash flood begin within 6 hours after an intense storm—and often within 3 hours. Sometimes, the water can come within minutes. These sudden torrents bring devastation: After heat-related deaths, Flash floods....

Stapleton, Childers aid flood cleanup in KY

2022-08-03T22:50+0200wowktv (en)

KNOTT COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — Sadness, destruction and tears are almost everywhere you turn after severe flooding in southeastern Kentucky, but the kindness of strangers is making people smile. Possibly some of the smiles are coming from celebrity sightings.

Yellowstone targets October reopening at northern entrances

2022-08-03T22:30+0200missoulian (en)

Visitors in Gardiner pose for a photo at the sign before the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park on June 19. The road from Gardiner into the park has been closed since June 13 following a serious flood that damaged the road to Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming. But the Park Service has reopened travel to parts of the park's north.

Environment: Extreme flooding and drought make risk management difficult(Nature)

2022-08-03T22:27+0200natureasia-en (en)

Risk management strategies for floods and droughts may not reduce the effects of unprecedented events, a paper in Nature suggests. The findings highlight the difficulty of managing such extreme events, which are likely to increase as a result of climate change.

City of Hurricane lends hand to Eastern KY

2022-08-03T21:46+0200wowktv (en)

HURRICANE, WV (WOWK) – Communities all across the Tri-State are stepping up to help in any way they can for flood victims in Eastern Kentucky. The Hurricane Fire Department has already shipped out 13 pallets of vital items to some of the area’s hardest hit by the devastating floods.

Illinois gets a foot of rain, the U.S.’s third 1,000-year rain in one week

2022-08-03T20:54+0200wftv (en)

By Ben Adler August 03, 2022 at 2:42 pm EDT The United States saw its third 1-in-1,000-year rain in a week on Monday night and Tuesday morning, as southern Illinois was drenched by 8 to 12 inches of rain in 12 hours. An area just south of Newton, Ill., recorded 14 inches of rainfall in just 12 hours, according to the National Weather Service.

Illinois gets a foot of rain, the U.S.’s third 1,000-year rain in one week

2022-08-03T20:54+0200actionnewsjax (en)

By Ben Adler August 03, 2022 at 2:42 pm EDT The United States saw its third 1-in-1,000-year rain in a week on Monday night and Tuesday morning, as southern Illinois was drenched by 8 to 12 inches of rain in 12 hours. An area just south of Newton, Ill., recorded 14 inches of rainfall in just 12 hours, according to the National Weather Service.

Illinois gets a foot of rain, the U.S.’s third 1,000-year rain in one week

2022-08-03T20:53+0200wsoctv (en)

By Ben Adler August 03, 2022 at 2:42 pm EDT The United States saw its third 1-in-1,000-year rain in a week on Monday night and Tuesday morning, as southern Illinois was drenched by 8 to 12 inches of rain in 12 hours. An area just south of Newton, Ill., recorded 14 inches of rainfall in just 12 hours, according to the National Weather Service.

Illinois gets a foot of rain, the U.S.’s third 1,000-year rain in one week

2022-08-03T20:51+0200krmg (en)

By Ben Adler August 03, 2022 at 1:42 pm CDT The United States saw its third 1-in-1,000-year rain in a week on Monday night and Tuesday morning, as southern Illinois was drenched by 8 to 12 inches of rain in 12 hours. An area just south of Newton, Ill., recorded 14 inches of rainfall in just 12 hours, according to the National Weather Service.

Extreme flooding, drought is making risk management difficult and ineffective, researchers say

2022-08-03T20:37+0200mycentraloregon (en)

Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto via Getty Images. (NEW YORK) — Risk management strategies for floods and drought may not reduce the effects of unprecedented extreme weather events as they become more frequent due to climate change, researchers are warning.

ORNL’s Supercomputer-Powered TRITON Tool Models Flooding

2022-08-03T17:37+0200hpcwire (en)

Rare, severe flooding struck both Kentucky and Missouri in the last week alone — and with climate change accelerating, such events are likely to continue. However, flood modeling remains computationally expensive. Now, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Tennessee Technological....

How we found communities in harm’s way

2022-08-03T17:26+0200publicintegrity (en)

Reading Time: 4 minutes. To investigate the impact of climate-driven disasters on communities and whether they’re receiving the assistance they need, we compiled data from federal agencies to assess 1) how many climate-fueled disasters a county had experienced, 2) how much disaster preparedness....

Floods, hurricanes, wildfires: What aid is your county getting to prepare?

2022-08-03T17:26+0200publicintegrity (en)

Reading Time: < 1 minute. For decades the federal government has known that climate change will force people in the U.S. to relocate. But the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster preparedness spending — which includes money to help with relocation — already falls short of the need, experts say.

FEMA Announces $72 Million in BRIC & FMA Grants to Fund...

2022-08-03T17:24+0200hstoday (en)

Dozers move sand between 46th and 48th Streets in Virginia Beach, Va., on Feb. 1, 2013, increasing the width of the beach approximately 300 feet, with a minimum elevation of 8.5 feet. This project was part of the Virginia Beach Hurricane Protection Beach Renourishment Project and was the first renourishment since the project was completed in 2001.

Extreme flooding, drought is making risk management difficult and ineffective: Study

2022-08-03T17:21+0200ABCnews (en)

Risk management strategies for floods and drought may not reduce the effects of unprecedented extreme weather events as they become more frequent due to climate change, researchers are warning. In the past, even with effective risk management efforts that reduced global vulnerability to floods and....

Insurers paid $9.8B to Louisiana victims of Hurricane Ida with $3.3B still to be paid

2022-08-03T16:33+0200gazette (en)

T he Center Square) — Insurers paid $9.8 billion to Louisiana victims of Hurricane Ida in the last 10 months, representing roughly 65% of the 460,709 claims filed through June 30, according to data released by the Louisiana Department of Insurance this week.

PM triggers further flood support grants

2022-08-03T16:17+0200portstephensexaminer (en)

People can use the cash grants to make structural repairs, move to a new home, reconnect gas, water and electricity and replace or repair damaged household goods such as fridges, ovens or washing machines. The Commonwealth is working with all levels of government to support communities affected by....

PM triggers further flood support grants

2022-08-03T16:16+0200westernadvocate (en)

People can use the cash grants to make structural repairs, move to a new home, reconnect gas, water and electricity and replace or repair damaged household goods such as fridges, ovens or washing machines. The Commonwealth is working with all levels of government to support communities affected by....

Tribal families reluctant to relocate despite natural calamity threat

2022-08-03T15:51+0200thehindu (en)

Resistance on the part of some tribal families, in the interior areas of Kozhikode, to relocate to safer locations in the wake of the continuing threat of landslips and flash floods, has put the local administrators and rescue volunteers in a tight spot.

The Home Depot Foundation Commits up to $300,000 to Support Flood Relief in Kentucky and Surrounding States

2022-08-03T14:09+0200markets-businessinsider (en)

More than $4.5 Million Committed to Disaster Response in 2022. ATLANTA Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot Foundation is committing up to $300,000 to support immediate disaster relief efforts in the communities impacted by the devastating flooding in the Appalachia and Midwest regions.

Please let the rain come down

2022-08-03T13:52+0200graphic-gh (en)

It is the time of year when the sun peeps out and you lay out things to dry (it could be cocoa or any other fruits or seeds, or your laundry) and a few minutes later, it starts drizzling and you run to gather them up; the rain doesn’t last and the sun is out again and you go back to remove the covers.

PM triggers further flood support grants

2022-08-03T13:42+0200illawarramercury (en)

People can use the cash grants to make structural repairs, move to a new home, reconnect gas, water and electricity and replace or repair damaged household goods such as fridges, ovens or washing machines. The Commonwealth is working with all levels of government to support communities affected by....

High tides could flood Galveston streets 210 days a year by 2050

2022-08-03T13:30+0200houstonchronicle (en)

High tides could flood Galveston streets as many as 210 days a year by 2050, compared with as many as 17 days in 2022, according to updated predictions released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The expected number of high-tide flood days in Galveston’s is nearly the....

The general secretary has been concerned about here

2022-08-03T13:05+0200tellerreport (en)

Just today, officially launched! On August 3, the radio drama "Let's live up to the green hills" will be launched on the Voice of China, CCTV News Client, Cloud Ting, CCTV and other platforms. It tells the story of the people of Changting fighting against the barren mountains and turning the "Flaming Mountain" into a "flame mountain".

Weather A little cooler today with more widespread and heavy rain Sam Schreier

2022-08-03T12:53+0200koaa (en)

Today’s Forecast: A weak cool front this morning is going to cool temperatures down about 4 to 8 degrees from Tuesday, but it'll still be pretty hot just after lunch. Recycled monsoon moisture will react with easterly surface winds (upslope flow) to give us more widespread and heavy rain through the afternoon.

Harris County leaders move toward $1.2 billion bond for roads, parks and...

2022-08-03T12:29+0200houstonchronicle (en)

County Commissioners Jack Cagle, left, Tom Ramsey, Judge Lina Hidalgo, Rodney Ellis and Adrian Garcia during Harris County Commissioners Court on July 20, 2021 in Houston. Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer. Harris County voters will have more on their November ballot, after a....

How flood maps can illuminate the risk from toxic waste sites

2022-08-03T12:25+0200fastcompany (en)

In 2019, researchers at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigated climate-related risks at the 1,571 most polluted properties in the country, also known as Superfund sites on the federal National Priorities List. They found an alarming 60% were in locations at risk of climate-related events, including wildfires and flooding.

MIL-OSI Australia: $47 million to help get more flood-affected people back home

2022-08-03T12:24+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Prime Minister of Australia. The Commonwealth and New South Wales governments will extend the Back Home grant to renters, landlords and homeowners impacted by the June-July flood event, with a total of $47 million available to get people home sooner.

$47 million to help get more flood-affected people back home

2022-08-03T12:13+0200nationaltribune (en)

The Commonwealth and New South Wales governments will extend the Back Home grant to renters, landlords and homeowners impacted by the June-July flood event, with a total of $47 million available to get people home sooner. The grants will be available across the 17 local government areas (LGAs)....

$47 million to help get more flood-affected people back home

2022-08-03T12:13+0200miragenews (en)

The Commonwealth and New South Wales governments will extend the Back Home grant to renters, landlords and homeowners impacted by the June-July flood event, with a total of $47 million available to get people home sooner. The grants will be available across the 17 local government areas (LGAs)....

The two departments continue to deploy the Liaohe flood response organization to guide the closure of the mouth of the Raoyang River and the restoration of the embankment

2022-08-03T11:49+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Service, August 3. According to the website of the Ministry of Emergency Management, at present, the main stream of the Liaohe River continues to exceed the alarm, and the tributary of the Raoyang River embankment breach has not been completely blocked.

NIA head visits Magat Dam in Isabela, finds structure safe after magnitude-7 earthquake

2022-08-03T11:49+0200mb-com-ph (en)

RAMON, Isabela – Acting National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Administrator Benny Antiporda visited the Magat Dam here Tuesday, August 2, and declared the structure safe following the magnitude-7 earthquake last month. NIA acting Administrator Benny Antiporda meets officials and technical....

PM triggers further flood support grants

2022-08-03T11:34+0200dailyadvertiser (en)

People can use the cash grants to make structural repairs, move to a new home, reconnect gas, water and electricity and replace or repair damaged household goods such as fridges, ovens or washing machines. The Commonwealth is working with all levels of government to support communities affected by....

Approximately 80 people including the Metropolitan Police Department participate in joint rescue training assuming "Arakawa flooding"

2022-08-03T10:55+0200tellerreport (en)

[NHK] Assuming that the Arakawa River flooded due to heavy rain, a training was held in Koto Ward, Tokyo, to rescue people who were swept away by the river using an amphibious bus. Assuming that the Arakawa River flooded due to heavy rain, a training was held in Koto Ward, Tokyo, to rescue people....

PM triggers further flood support grants

2022-08-03T10:49+0200maitlandmercury (en)

People can use the cash grants to make structural repairs, move to a new home, reconnect gas, water and electricity and replace or repair damaged household goods such as fridges, ovens or washing machines. The Commonwealth is working with all levels of government to support communities affected by....

PM triggers further flood support grants

2022-08-03T10:30+0200bordermail (en)

An additional $47 million worth of grants has been made available to help people repair their properties and replace belongings lost in the June and July flooding. The jointly funded Back Home program provides one-off payments of $20,000 for owner-occupiers, $15,000 for landlords, and $5000 for renters.

Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C

2022-08-03T06:44+0200eco-business (en)

The study, published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences , estimates future flood risk across China under 1.5C and 2C of warming and its impact on people and wider society. Compared with 1.5C of global warming, “the probability of the severe flood would be significantly higher....

Rain ravages old Mysuru region

2022-08-03T05:08+0200timesofindia (en)

Mysuru/ Madikeri/ Shivamogga : Old Mysuru region and Malnad districts witnessed heavy rainfall on Monday night and Tuesday early morning leaving a trail of destruction. Mandya was the epicentre of destruction caused by the rain. According to available data, Nelligere village in Nagamangala taluk recorded 181mm rainfall between Monday 8.

Ministry of Emergency Management: There will be periodic high temperature and heat waves in East China and Central China in August

2022-08-03T04:40+0200tellerreport (en)

China News Service, August 3. According to the official Weibo news of the Ministry of Emergency Management, recently, the Office of the National Disaster Reduction Committee and the Ministry of Emergency Management jointly held a meeting with the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ministry of Water....

Kentucky basketball telethon raises millions for Eastern Kentucky flood relief efforts

2022-08-03T03:24+0200kentucky (en)

For the second time in nine months, the Kentucky men’s basketball program has helped put forth a significant fundraising effort to assist a part of the state devastated by a natural disaster. In December, the “Kentucky United for Tornado Relief Telethon” raised more than $3 million in one night for....

KP declares flood emergency in DIK, Tank

2022-08-03T03:21+0200thenews-pk (en)

PESHAWAR: Declaring a flood emergency in Dera Ismail Khan and Tank, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday increased the compensation for flood losses and decided to launch a full-fledged anti-encroachment drive in the districts affected by the natural calamity.

Kentucky flood survivors say there was no time to escape the deluge

2022-08-03T00:53+0200nbcnews (en)

LEBURN, Ky. — As the floodwaters receded, tales of survival emerged Tuesday from victims who were roused from their sleep by alerts and quickly found themselves trapped in their homes by floating furniture blocking the doors. They described the experience as surreal, recalling how they had to ford....

MIL-OSI USA: Merkley, Wyden Announce Another $93 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Funds Heading to Oregon

2022-08-03T00:22+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore) August 02, 2022 Federal Funding to Combat Climate Chaos, Assist Communities and First Responders Prepare and Respond to Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather Events Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S.

New relief available for NSW flood victims August 3, 2022 By Dan Holmes Federal

2022-08-03T00:16+0200themandarin (en)

Additional support payments totalling $23 million have been announced by the NSW and federal governments for victims of the NSW floods. The jointly-funded package through Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements includes a rental-support scheme providing “16 weeks rental support” to ensure households....

Poipet residents warned of floods

2022-08-02T23:03+0200khmertimes (en)

Residents of Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet City have been told to be on the alert for an potential flood by water flowing from neighbouring Thailand after recent heavy rainfall hit the country. In a warning voice message yesterday, Poipet governor Keat Hul said the excessive water caused by the heavy....

DOD Office Focuses on Effects of Climate Change on Department

2022-08-02T22:58+0200defense (en)

Human activity is the main driver for global warming, according to the United Nations. The main culprit is burning fossil fuels that pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, trapping heat. The Earth is 1.1 degrees Celsius warmer than it was in the late 1800s. The last decade, 2011-2020, was the warmest on record.

Samaritan’s Purse helping Breathitt Co. flood victims, in need of volunteers

2022-08-02T22:54+0200wkyt (en)

BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Many volunteers and organizations are throughout eastern Kentucky right now, helping the hundreds if not thousands of people in need there. One of those organizations is Samaritan’s Purse, which arrived in Breathitt County Monday night. Their relief efforts started Tuesday morning.

30 houses damaged in flash floods near Kukke Subrahmanya

2022-08-02T21:23+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Torrential rain which resulted in flash floods in several areas in Sullia and Kadaba taluks surrounding Kukke Subrahmanya in Dakshina Kannada on Monday night damaged 30 houses. Of these, five houses have been completely or severely damaged, according to Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra.

Natural Disasters What Is a Flash Flood?

2022-08-02T21:04+0200scientificamerican (en)

, an online publication covering the latest research. Flash flooding is a specific type of flooding that occurs in a short time frame after a precipitation event generally less than six hours . It often is caused by heavy or excessive rainfall and happens in areas near rivers or lakes, but it also can happen in places with no water bodies nearby.

MIL-OSI Security: Kentucky Air Guard Special Tactics rescue 19 after floods

2022-08-02T20:41+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

rescued 19 stranded residents and two dogs in the aftermath of historic flooding last week that claimed at least 28 lives in eastern Kentucky. The Airmen, assisted by Callie , the only certified search-and-rescue canine in the Department of Defense, rapidly deployed to the region July 28 to conduct....

30 houses damaged in flash floods near Kukke Subrahmanya

2022-08-02T20:32+0200thehindu (en)

Torrential rain which resulted in flash floods in several areas in Sullia and Kadaba taluks surrounding Kukke Subrahmanya in Dakshina Kannada on Monday night damaged 30 houses. Of these, five houses have been completely or severely damaged, according to Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra.

Kentucky basketball players step up to help flood victims. ‘We gotta do something here.’ Lexington Herald-Leader

2022-08-02T20:24+0200news-yahoo-uk (en)

The University of Kentucky basketball player spoke less than a week after catastrophic flooding hit the eastern part of the state, and on the eve of his team’s efforts to help. Fredrick was joined at the podium by UK Coach John Calipari and teammates Oscar Tshiebwe and Jacob Toppin.

Flood / Three drown as flood spreads to five districts

2022-08-02T20:06+0200newagebd (en)

At least three people drowned as the fourth wave of monsoon flood spread to five northern districts, washing away scores of houses, and crop fields, leaving at least 40,000 people stranded, according to official estimates. Flood forecasters warned about the deteriorating situation with continued....

What Is A Flash Flood? A Civil Engineer Explains

2022-08-02T19:15+0200menafn (en)

- The Conversation) Flash flooding is a specific type of flooding that occurs in a short time frame after a precipitation event – generally less than six hours . It often is caused by heavy or excessive rainfall and happens in areas near rivers or lakes, but it also can happen in places with no water bodies nearby.

For once-mild Seattle, extreme summer heat waves are the new normal

2022-08-02T18:42+0200actionnewsjax (en)

in the extreme heat. An international team of 27 scientists calculated that such extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest was "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change. Last summer, Benvenga and his wife, Veronica Mratinich, escaped the city in advance of the warm weather, retreating to a beachfront condo near the Canadian border.

For once-mild Seattle, extreme summer heat waves are the new normal

2022-08-02T18:41+0200krmg (en)

By Ben Adler August 02, 2022 at 11:34 am CDT Jim Benvenga has lived in Seattle for almost 50 years, and until last week, he never thought he needed air conditioning. “For many, many years nobody ever talked about needing air conditioning because it never really got warm enough so you would need it,”....

MIL-OSI USA: Congressman Rogers Visits Flood-Ravaged Region, Ensures FEMA Operations Are Underway

2022-08-02T18:39+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Harold Hal Rogers (KY-05) HINDMAN, KY – U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) visited with flood survivors, first responders, local leaders and countless volunteers on Monday in Perry, Knott and Letcher Counties.

For once-mild Seattle, extreme summer heat waves are the new normal

2022-08-02T18:39+0200wsoctv (en)

in the extreme heat. An international team of 27 scientists calculated that such extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest was "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change. Last summer, Benvenga and his wife, Veronica Mratinich, escaped the city in advance of the warm weather, retreating to a beachfront condo near the Canadian border.

For once-mild Seattle, extreme summer heat waves are the new normal

2022-08-02T18:39+0200wftv (en)

in the extreme heat. An international team of 27 scientists calculated that such extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest was "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change. Last summer, Benvenga and his wife, Veronica Mratinich, escaped the city in advance of the warm weather, retreating to a beachfront condo near the Canadian border.

Kamala Harris pushes for climate funds 2022-08-03 ‘DEVASTATION’: Grants are being given to cities to build infrastructure that could withstand high temperatures and protect communities during climate-linked disasters US Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday called climate change an “immediate” and....

2022-08-02T18:17+0200taipeitimes (en)

At least two people were killed in a wildfire in northern California that was among several fires menacing thousands of homes in the western US. Hot and gusty weather and lightning storms threatened to boost the danger that the fires will keep growing. “The devastation is real. The harm is real. The impact is real,” Harris said.

In Hammock, $1.4 Million Paving of Dirt Roads in Rustic Neighborhood Draws Sharp Opposition

2022-08-02T18:15+0200flaglerlive (en)

Residents were informed of the plan in 2019, when the county took a survey of residents, held a zoom community meeting and an in-person meeting with residents, reducing the plan to 0.55 miles and eliminating Cherokee and Seminole Avenues and most of Apache Street from the project, along with the cost, which is now $1.

Louisiana to receive $134 million of additional federal funding to improve infrastructure

2022-08-02T17:24+0200wafb (en)

The following information is from the Office of Governor John Bel Edwards. BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Federal Highway Administration recently announced a new program aimed at defending against the effects of climate change and the costs of extreme weather events.

Pakistan..a senior army commander and 5 escorts were killed in a military helicopter crash

2022-08-02T16:49+0200tellerreport (en)

A senior Pakistani army officer and 5 of his escorts were killed in a helicopter crash during relief operations in Balochistan, which is witnessing heavy floods that have killed hundreds. The Pakistani authorities announced the crash of a helicopter and the killing of 6 soldiers - including a....

What is a flash flood? A civil engineer explains

2022-08-02T15:35+0200theconversation-us (en)

Flash flooding is a specific type of flooding that occurs in a short time frame after a precipitation event – generally less than six hours . It often is caused by heavy or excessive rainfall and happens in areas near rivers or lakes, but it also can happen in places with no water bodies nearby.

MIL-OSI Global: What is a flash flood? A civil engineer explains

2022-08-02T15:33+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Janey Camp, Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University. A bridge and road submerged by floodwaters from the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding is a specific type of flooding that occurs in a short time frame....

Elevated homesteads give hope to flood-hit communities in Bangladesh

2022-08-02T15:32+0200mongabay (en)

Increasingly severe flooding in Bangladesh threatens the homes and livelihoods of some 10 million people who live on river islands known as chars. The rate of erosion of these chars has increased in recent years amid an intensified monsoon season that swells the volume of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and....

Harris cites climate 'crisis,' pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T15:06+0200chron (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Drosi di Rizziconi: ieri pomeriggio è stato riaperto il ponte, crollato circa undici anni fa per effetto dell’inondazione

2022-08-02T15:06+0200it-geosnews (it)

L’ estenuante attesa per i cittadini della Frazione Drosi di Rizziconi è finita! Finalmente ieri pomeriggio è stato riaperto il ponte, crollato circa undici anni fa per effetto dell’inondazione del fiume Pelisa, causando alla popolazione di Drosi un grave disagio, perché ha vissuto isolata dal....

Deadly flash floods follow NM’s record wildfire season

2022-08-02T14:06+0200krqe (en)

(KRQE) – 2022 brought a record setting wildfire season across New Mexico. After months of devastating fires in or near communities including Ruidoso, Mora and Las Vegas among others, the threat of monsoon rainfall now continues to threaten residents. In late July, a flash flood ripped through an....

Gombe Promises to Give Succour to Flood Victims in Funakaye

2022-08-02T13:11+0200thisdayonline (en)

Segun Awofadeji in Gombe. A Gombe State Government delegation led by the state Commissioner for Environment and Forest Resources, Alhaji Shehu Ibrahim Madugu, yesterday visited some communities affected by the recent flood disaster in Bajoga, Funakaye Local Government Area of the state.

Harris announces $1B to tackle U.S. climate disasters

2022-08-02T12:58+0200arkansasonline (en)

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an "immediate" and "urgent" crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

Bangladesh flood death toll stands at 136: DGHS

2022-08-02T12:01+0200newagebd (en)

A flood affected are in Sylhet division. -- UNB photo. One more death from flood was reported in Sylhet in 24 hours till Tuesday morning, taking the total death toll in Bangladesh flood to 136. The total deaths were recorded between May 17 and August 2, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.

Pakistan Monsoon Rains/Floods 2022 Emergency Response Plan (Implementation Period: July 2022 - June 2023)

2022-08-02T11:54+0200reliefWeb (en)

1. Background. Pakistan is among the 10 countries whose population is acutely exposed to natural disasters largely because of poor governance, corruption, weak infrastructure and an inability to effectively implement policies to reduce risk, a new global assessment shows.

Death toll from Kentucky flooding rises to 37

2022-08-02T11:20+0200guardian-ng (en)

This handout photo provided by the Kentucky National Guard a Kentucky National Guard flight crew from 2/147th Bravo Company aided in flood relief efforts in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky on July 29, 2022. – Rescuers in Kentucky are taking the search effort....

Governor Inuwa pledges succour to flood victims in Funakaye

2022-08-02T10:58+0200peoplesdaily-online (en)

By Stanley Onyekwere. A Gombe State government delegation, led by the Commissioner overseeing the Ministry of Environment and Forest Resources, Alhaji Shehu Ibrahim Madugu, yesterday visited some communities affected by the recent flood disaster in Bajoga, Funakaye Local Government area.

52 Muzaffargah villages hit by flood in Chenab so far

2022-08-02T10:03+0200dawn (en)

MUZAFFARGARH: Fifty-two villages and crops of sugarcane and cotton on thousands of acres of land have so far been damaged by the flood in the Chenab river. On Tuesday (today), there will be high flood in the Muzaffargarh district. On the other side in Kot Addu, the water in the Indus river is rising, creating panic at the Head Taunsa Barrage.

Death toll from Kentucky flooding rises to 37

2022-08-02T09:44+0200thesundaily (en)

JACKSON : The death toll from flooding in eastern Kentucky rose to 37 on Monday as more rain hampered recovery operations and possible severe weather overnight threatened to provoke further damage. “We are ending the day with more heartbreaking news out of Eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky floods kill at least 37 as more storms forecast

2022-08-02T09:28+0200bna-en (en)

Kentucky, Aug. 1 (BNA): Floods unleashed by torrential rains in eastern Kentucky have killed at least 37 people, including four children, Governor Andy Beshear said on Monday while warning that more dangerous weather is approaching the region. Beshear on Monday morning confirmed 30 deaths, followed....

Giant Floods Destroy and Renew Environments

2022-08-02T09:06+0200whatsnew2day (en)

The bosque along New Mexico’s middle Rio Grande is the largest such cottonwood forest in the country, stretching nearly 200 miles across New Mexico. Cottonwood seeds are borne on white cotton-like puffs – hence the name – that sail through the air. A flood in 1941 sent a huge amount of sediment down....

Giant Floods Destroy and Renew Environments

2022-08-02T09:06+0200nytimes (en)

This natural ecological rebuilding process, however, is endangered. Experts are concerned about the effects of the surge in dam building on river systems, stemming from economic benefits. Dam building has become especially pronounced as the climate changes. Only one-third of the world’s rivers remain free flowing.

Car caught in a flash flood? Here’s what to do

2022-08-02T08:56+0200printveela (en)

Whether near riverbeds or in dry deserts ravaged by storms, roads can flood quickly and give drivers little time to react. While the National Weather Service’s “Turn Around Don’t Drown” campaign advises drivers to avoid driving through standing water at all times, it is possible for water to rush....

Death toll from Kentucky flooding rises to 37

2022-08-02T08:31+0200almayadeen-en (en)

The death toll from flooding in eastern Kentucky increased to 37 on Monday, as further rain slowed cleanup efforts and expected severe weather overnight threatened to exacerbate the situation. "We are ending the day with more heartbreaking news out of Eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky floods kill at least 37

2022-08-02T08:10+0200bdnews24 (en)

Floods unleashed by torrential rains in eastern Kentucky have killed at least 37 people, including four children, Governor Andy Beshear said on Monday while warning that more dangerous weather is approaching the region. Beshear on Monday morning confirmed 30 deaths, followed by five more in an....

Harris cites climate ‘crisis,’ pushes $1B for floods, storms

2022-08-02T07:53+0200thegardenisland (en)

WASHINGTON Vice President Kamala Harris called climate change an “immediate” and “urgent” crisis Monday as she detailed more than $1 billion in federal spending to respond to disasters such as deadly flooding in Kentucky and wildfires ravaging her home state of California.

New Mexico began lifting fire restrictions as summer rains eased the danger

2022-08-02T07:17+0200printveela (en)

New Mexico’s state forester on Monday lifted fire restrictions imposed in the spring because of extreme wildfire danger, citing relief from summer rains. Still, state forester Laura McCarthy warned that parts of New Mexico will remain dry and that people should be careful not to use fires and fireworks.

Death toll from Kentucky flooding rises to 37

2022-08-02T07:10+0200themalaysianreserve (en)

THE death toll from flooding in eastern Kentucky rose to 37 on Monday as more rain hampered recovery operations and possible severe weather overnight threatened to provoke further damage. “We are ending the day with more heartbreaking news out of Eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky floods kill at least 37 as more storms forecast

2022-08-02T07:04+0200chinadailyhk (en)

This handout photo taken and provided by the Kentucky National Guard on July 30, 2022, shows an aerial view of the flooded area as Kentucky National Guard Soliders and Airmen aid in flood relief efforts in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky.

'Continuing natural disaster' as Kentucky floods death toll rises

2022-08-02T06:52+0200abc-au (en)

The death toll from flooding caused by torrential rains in eastern Kentucky has risen to at least 37 and more dangerous weather is on the way, Governor Andy Beshear has warned. Key points: The state's Governor says the natural disaster is continuing, with more deaths expected; Some people died....

Kentucky floods kill at least 37 as more storms forecast

2022-08-02T06:46+0200inquirer (en)

Floods unleashed by torrential rains in eastern Kentucky have killed at least 37 people, including four children, Governor Andy Beshear said on Monday while warning that more dangerous weather is approaching the region. Beshear on Monday morning confirmed 30 deaths, followed by five more in an....

Death toll from Kentucky flooding rises to 37

2022-08-02T06:31+0200freemalaysiatoday (en)

Debris surrounds a badly damaged home near Jackson, Kentucky after the flooding. (AFP pic) JACKSON: The death toll from flooding in eastern Kentucky rose to 37 as more rain hampered recovery operations and possible severe weather overnight threatened to provoke further damage.

Floods in Kentucky: at least 35 dead

2022-08-02T05:20+0200thetimeshub (en)

City of Whitesburg, Kentucky Floods in Kentucky: at least 35 dead. State says hundreds missing in eastern state. Floods caused by heavy rains in eastern Kentucky have killed at least 35 people, including four children, Gov. Andy Beshear said on Monday. The death toll will rise as hundreds of state residents remain missing, he said.

Inundaciones en Kentucky: encuentran docenas de muertos y se espera que el número de víctimas aumente

2022-08-01T15:51+0200cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) -- Los equipos de rescate que buscan a personas desaparecidas en el estado de Kentucky, afectado por las inundaciones, sevieron obstaculizados por la devastación que han dejado a su paso, al no poder acceder a las zonas que quedaron aisladas después de que las aguas arrastraran los puentes e inundaran las comunidades.

Inundaciones en Kentucky: encuentran docenas de muertos y se espera que el número de víctimas aumente

2022-08-01T15:41+0200huaral (es)

(CNN) — Los equipos de rescate que buscan a personas desaparecidas en el estado de Kentucky, afectado por las inundaciones, sevieron obstaculizados por la devastación que han dejado a su paso, al no poder acceder a las zonas que quedaron aisladas después de que las aguas arrastraran los puentes e inundaran las comunidades.

Docenas de muertos y devastación tras las inundaciones en Kentucky

2022-08-01T15:31+0200cnnMexico (es)

(CNN) -- Los equipos de rescate que buscan a personas desaparecidas en el estado de Kentucky, afectado por las inundaciones, sevieron obstaculizados por la devastación que han dejado a su paso, al no poder acceder a las zonas que quedaron aisladas después de que las aguas arrastraran los puentes e inundaran las comunidades.

Unas inundaciones causan al menos 26 muertos en Kentucky

2022-07-31T19:51+0200lanetaneta (es)

La última catástrofe natural que ha azotado Estados Unidos, una inundación en Kentucky, lleva, por encima del resto, un apellido: Noble. Cuatro niños de esa familia murieron el jueves pasado, cuando los cielos se abrieron sobre la remota región de los Apalaches, una de las más pobres, situada en la zona occidental del Estado.

Se eleva a 61 el número de muertos por fuertes lluvias en Irán

2022-07-30T18:23+0200nuevoperiodico (es)

La pérdida de vidas en Irán aumentó a 61 por las fuertes lluvias que afectaron al país. El jefe de ayuda y rescate de la Media Luna Roja de Irán, Mehdi Velipur, dijo a la televisión estatal que 61 personas perdieron la vida en el desastre de la inundación que afectó a todo el país y que 32 personas siguen desaparecidas.

Se elevan a 16 los fallecidos por las inun...

2022-07-29T20:03+0200zocalo (es)

Las poderosas inundaciones se tragaron pueblos, inundando casas y negocios, destrozando vehículos y triturando equipos y escombros fuera de control contra los puentes. Los deslizamientos de tierra dejaron a la gente abandonada en pendientes empinadas y al menos 33 mil clientes se quedaron sin electricidad.

Inondazioni, otto morti in Kentucky Forti e interminabili precipitazioni hanno causato almeno otto morti e decine di feriti, ma il bilancio è ancora provvisorio

2022-07-29T10:57+0200rsi-ch (it)

Almeno otto persone sono morte giovedi a seguito di piogge molto intense che hanno provocato immense inondazioni nella parte orientale dello Stato americano del Kentucky. Si teme che il bilancio aumenti ulteriormente, essendoci diverse persone disperse.

Al menos 8 muertos y miles sin electricidad en Kentucky por "una de las inundaciones más devastadoras" de su historia

2022-07-29T03:00+020020minutos (es)

Al menos ocho personas han muerto y miles están sin electricidad por las que sufre Kentucky ( EE UU ), de las "más devastadoras de su historia", por las lluvias torrenciales, informó este jueves el gobernador del estado, Andy Beshear. En un mensaje en su página oficial de Facebook, que acompañó de....

Pueblos indígenas hicieron uso sostenible de las selvas amazónicas durante 5.000 años

2022-07-28T05:46+0200noticiasambientales (es)

Los pueblos indígenas prehistóricos no generaron un daño ni alteraron significativamente las franjas de los ecosistemas forestales de la Amazonía Occidental de Perú, sino que hace unos 5.000 años realizaban un uso sostenible. Un estudio que publicó Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

Cómo ha cambiado The Rito en cada juego de Zelda en el que están

2022-07-21T04:39+0200lanetaneta (es)

En La leyenda de Zelda los Rito son una de las muchas razas que habitan en Hyrule, y cambian bastante entre los diferentes juegos en los que participan. zelda La línea de tiempo retorcida de significa que muchas cosas son diferentes de un juego a otro, pero el cambio de Rito es dramático incluso para la serie.

Los Himalayas atraviesan por una “excepcional” pérdida de masa glaciar

2022-07-20T19:17+0200eos (es)

Los Himalayas han perdido 40% de su masa glaciar desde la Pequeña Edad de Hielo. El Este de Nepal y Bután han sufrido pérdidas de forma más acelerada. Los astronautas a bordo de la Estación Espacial Internacional capturaron esta imagen de los Himalayas en 2017. Crédito: NASA This is an authorized translation of an Eos article .

Un maremoto destruyó Sevilla en el siglo III

2022-07-20T05:34+0200elpais (es)

En los años setenta del pasado siglo, en la sevillana Écija (la antigua Astigi) se hallaron dos inscripciones romanas ―fechadas entre los años 245 y 253― que señalaban que el emperador había eximido de impuestos a la Bética (aproximadamente la actual Andalucía). Sin embargo, las lápidas no aclaraban la razón.

Al menos 12 muertos por inundaciones en el sur y norte de China

2022-07-17T18:13+0200entornointeligente (es)

Las precipitaciones en un día y medio alcanzaron los 98,9 milímetros en las zonas más afectadas de la provincia de Gansu, casi el doble de la media de julio. Las inundaciones repentinas en el suroeste y noroeste de China en las últimas 48 horas han dejado al menos una docena de muertos, mientras....

IL WASHINGTON POST NEL 1989 SULLA GUERRA METEOROLOGICA

2022-07-16T10:04+0200247libero (it)

Concetto artistico di un satellite meteorologico DMSP in orbita. Credito: Lockheed Martin. Controllo meteorologico come arma. Il 13 novembre 1946 il pilota Curtis Talbot, che lavorava per il General Electric Research Laboratory, salì a un’altitudine di 14.000 piedi a circa 30 miglia a est di Schenectady, New York.

Buscan a unas 44 personas tras tormenta e inundación en Virginia

2022-07-14T15:11+0200holanews (es)

Washington, 14 jul (EFE).- Las autoridades estadounidenses continúan esta mañana la búsqueda de al menos 44 personas después de una tormenta que causó inundaciones en el condado Buchanan (Virginia), unos 640 kilómetros al suroeste de Washington. La tormenta y los torrentes que inundaron esa área....

14 lug 2022, 13:50 Lorenzo Badellino Cronaca meteo. USA, inondazione in Virginia e Tennessee. Evacuazioni e dispersi

2022-07-14T14:52+02003bmeteo (it)

USA. Inondazioni in Virginia. Nella notte tra martedì e mercoledì parte degli stati orientali degli USA hanno subito una pesante ondata di maltempo, con piogge e temporali di forte intensità e innumerevoli disagi. A farne le spese sono stati la Virginia sudoccidentale e il Tennessee nordorientale .

Buscan a unas 44 personas tras tormenta e inundación en Virginia

2022-07-14T14:38+0200infobae (es)

Washington, 14 jul. Las autoridades estadounidenses continúan esta mañana la búsqueda de al menos 44 personas después de una tormenta que causó inundaciones en el condado Buchanan (Virginia), unos 640 kilómetros al suroeste de Washington. La tormenta y los torrentes que inundaron esa área rural....

Le cinque città sostenibili in testa alla classifica

2022-07-13T18:12+0200ecologica (it)

Più della metà della popolazione mondiale vive nelle città, e quindi ciò che accade al loro interno ha un grande impatto sulla nostra battaglia globale contro il cambiamento climatico. Ma quali sono le città che si stanno impegnando al massimo in questa sfida? Ecco cinque città degne di essere considerate sostenibili.

Factores detrás de las recientes emergencias por inundaciones en Sydney

2022-07-06T10:03+0200nuevoperiodico (es)

“Lo que estamos viendo, desafortunadamente, es que se desarrolla”, agregó Albanese. LA NINA FUERA, OTROS PATRONES CLIMÁTICOS EN. Dos patrones meteorológicos de La Niña provocaron precipitaciones superiores a la media en la costa este de Australia en 2021 y este año.

La fosa séptica más grande de América Latina está en México

2022-07-05T08:08+0200lanetaneta (es)

Por Liliana López Gómez. Un perro buscando algo de comida, ovejas pastando, mucha basura. Con esto, la presa Endhó recibe a sus visitantes que, junto con el verde intenso de la vegetación que la rodea, tiene algo más: el color oscuro de las aguas residuales del Valle de México que desembocan en....

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