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  • Brazil floods

    Brazil floods

    At least 57 people were confirmed dead on Monday, January 27, 2020, after days of intense downpour struck southeastern Brazil, triggering massive floods and landslides. Belo Horizonte city registered 172 mm of rain on Friday, January 24. the highest precipitation in the city sinc...

  • COVID-19

    COVID-19

    China's coronavirus has killed 26 people and infected 830 as of Friday, January 24, 2020, the National Health Commission (NHC) confirmed. The worsening case prompted more cities in Hubei province to restrict travel, following the lockdown of Wuhan-- the center of the infection. ...

  • Turkey earthquake

    Turkey earthquake

    At least 31 people have been killed and 1 547 injured after a shallow M6.8 earthquake hit near the town of Sivrice in eastern Turkey's Elazig province at 20:55 local time on January 24, 2020. According to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) report issue...

  • Storm Gloria

    Storm Gloria

    At least 13 people have died in Spain and more than 1 500 were evacuated in southwest France, authorities confirmed on January 24, after powerful Storm Gloria caused widespread flooding and left a trail of destruction in its wake. In parts of France, Gloria dumped approximately t...

  • Typhoon Hagibis

    Typhoon Hagibis

    Extremely dangerous Typhoon "Hagibis" is approaching Japan. Landfall is expected near Tokyo today, October 12 with maximum sustained winds of 160 km/h, equivalent to Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Authorities are urging residents and tourists to ...

  • Hurricane Lorenzo

    Hurricane Lorenzo

    Hurricane Lorenzo rapidly strengthened into a category five hurricane on Saturday evening, with maximum sustained winds reaching an incredible 259 km/h. This breaks the record for both the easternmost and northernmost category five hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocea...

  • Typhoon Faxai

    Typhoon Faxai

    A strong typhoon that could bring record winds and rain was poised to make a direct hit on Tokyo late Sunday, as authorities warned of high waves, landslides, and flooding. As of 9 p.m., Faxai had become a “very powerful” typhoon, the agency said, adding it was about 70 km...

  • Hurricane Dorian

    Hurricane Dorian

    Dorian reached hurricane status at landfall in U.S. Virgin Islands at 18:00 UTC on August 28 where a weather station recorded winds of 132 km/h and a gust of 179 km/h. The system is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane during the next couple of days and reach Florida on ...

  • India rains

    India rains

    Extreme monsoon rains hit western India and Myanmar in early August 2019, causing dramatic flooding and landslides and leaving at least 258 people dead. From August 1 to 12, at least 193 people have been killed in floods and landslides across western India. In addition, the au...

  • Nyonoksa Nuclear Blast

    Nyonoksa Nuclear Blast

    Officials have raised the death toll to five people in a mysterious August 8 explosion and fire at a military unit in Russia's northwestern Arkhangelsk region, as a string of blasts has rocked Russian military sites in recent days. "As a result of the accident at a military te...

  • Netherlands July Heat Wave

    Netherlands July Heat Wave

    Almost 400 more people died in the Netherlands during Europe's recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statistics agency, CBS, said on Friday. In total, 2,964 people died in the Netherlands during the week that started on July 22, the CBS ...

  • Kerala flood

    Kerala flood

    Heavy monsoon rains are falling over Kerala since August 7, increasing river levels and causing deadly floods and landslides. At least 28 people have been killed and 27 others are still missing. More than 64 000 people have been evacuated. In 24 hours period to August 8, the ...

  • China Heavy rains

    China Heavy rains

    As reported by state broadcaster CCTV, dozens of tourists were trapped or washed away Sunday night at Duobi Gorge in Hubei Province, after heavy rain caused a severe flash flood. 13 people have reportedly died and 61 were rescued. Authorities said the area, although very popul...

  • Japan Heatwave

    Japan Heatwave

    Heatwave conditions across Japan claimed lives of at least 57 people and sent 18 347 to hospitals from July 29 to August 4, 2019, the country's Disaster Management Agency said on Tuesday, August 6. This is more than triple the previous week's 5 664 and the second-highest since...

  • Super Typhoon Lekima

    Super Typhoon Lekima

    Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which has become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thursday. Lekima, the first serious typhoon of the season, strengthened to Super Typhoon with a sustained wind speed of 241km/h (equiv....