Archive for the ‘Disaster’ Category

Canadian wildfires burn out of control

There is little sign of any progress in the fight against forest fires in Canada’s west coast province of British Columbia. The fires this year have burned through more forest than in any year since records began. Officials say the fires have consumed more than 270,000 hectares of forest, which is about 300 per cent […]

Landslides kill at least 127 in China

Massive landslides in northwest China have left 127 people dead, state media reported Sunday. About 1,300 people are missing after the landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains, Xinhua news agency said. Read more at CNN. [ad#Google Adsense-2] News Report (Language: Chinese)

Flooding in Europe Kills 4

Flooding caused by heavy rains has killed three people in Germany and one in Poland, officials said on Saturday. [ad#Google Adsense-2]

Flash floods kill 103 in Leh

Flash floods kill 103 in Leh, Cloudbrust causes Flash Floods.

China Recovering from Flood: death toll near 1,000

China’s worst flooding in more than a decade has killed nearly 1,000 people across the country and stranded tens of thousands in the northeast without power. The state-run flood control office said 968 people have been killed since the rainy beginning of the year and 507 others are missing. Read more at aljazeera. [ad#Google Adsense-2] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License permitting non commercial sharing with attribution. Please read our privacy policy and rules-regulation controlling use of this website.
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