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#Floods

# floods - Friday 2 September, 2022

More aid reaches Pakistan as deaths from floods cross 1,200 mark
# Relief
# Relief

More aid reaches Pakistan as deaths from floods cross 1,200 mark

Sep 2nd 2022, 10:15 AM 6,365 Views 0 Comments

More than three million people are said to have been affected by the disaster.

# floods - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

'A monsoon on steroids': UN appeals for €160 million to help worst hit in Pakistan floods
# Relief
# Relief

'A monsoon on steroids': UN appeals for €160 million to help worst hit in Pakistan floods

Aug 30th 2022, 1:23 PM 9,926 Views 9 Comments

Tens of millions of people have been affected by relentless monsoon rains.

# floods - Sunday 28 August, 2022

Death toll from Pakistan flash floods surpasses 1,000
# Flash Flooding
# Flash Flooding

Death toll from Pakistan flash floods surpasses 1,000

Aug 28th 2022, 12:09 PM 8,291 Views 1 Comment

The deadly monsoon season has been called a “serious climate catastrophe”.

# floods - Saturday 27 August, 2022

Pakistan orders thousands to evacuate near flood-swollen rivers as death toll nears 1,000
# Monsoon Rains
# Monsoon Rains

Pakistan orders thousands to evacuate near flood-swollen rivers as death toll nears 1,000

Aug 27th 2022, 1:40 PM 6,986 Views 3 Comments

Officials say this year’s monsoon flooding has affected more than 33 million people, destroying or badly damaging nearly a million homes.

# floods - Monday 1 August, 2022

Monsoon rain and flooding kills 140 people in a week in Pakistan
# Deluge
# Deluge

Monsoon rain and flooding kills 140 people in a week in Pakistan

Aug 1st 2022, 7:10 PM 10,492 Views 0 Comments

The fatalities raised the overall death toll from rain-related incidents since June to 478 in Pakistan.

# floods - Saturday 23 July, 2022

More than 20 people killed in south Iran floods
# Flooding
# Flooding

More than 20 people killed in south Iran floods

Jul 23rd 2022, 10:25 AM 6,496 Views 0 Comments

Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade alongside regular floods.

# floods - Sunday 3 July, 2022

Thousands told to evacuate before 'life-threatening' Sydney flood
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Thousands told to evacuate before 'life-threatening' Sydney flood

Jul 3rd 2022, 2:44 PM 29,036 Views 3 Comments

The city’s Warragamba Dam began to spill in the early hours of this morning.

# floods - Saturday 18 June, 2022

41 dead in devastating floods across north-east India and Bangladesh
# Monsoon Season
# Monsoon Season

41 dead in devastating floods across north-east India and Bangladesh

Jun 18th 2022, 11:06 AM 11,296 Views 4 Comments

Experts say climate change is increasing the frequency, ferocity and unpredictability of floods in the region.

# floods - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Tourists stranded as Yellowstone park closed following historic floods
# Flooding
# Flooding

Tourists stranded as Yellowstone park closed following historic floods

Jun 14th 2022, 9:25 PM 28,786 Views 2 Comments

Numerous homes and other structures were destroyed, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

# floods - Monday 23 May, 2022

Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh
# Flooding
# Flooding

Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh

May 23rd 2022, 1:33 PM 4,454 Views 0 Comments

At least 24 people have been killed due to the floods in recent weeks.

# floods - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead
# KwaZulu-Natal
# KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead

Apr 19th 2022, 10:02 PM 7,428 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 4,000 homes have been destroyed and more than 40,000 people displaced.

# floods - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300
# KwaZulu-Natal
# KwaZulu-Natal

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300

Apr 14th 2022, 9:30 PM 21,968 Views 3 Comments

The persistent rains have wreaked havoc, destroying homes, collapsing buildings and washing away major roads.

# floods - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58
# Tropical Storm
# Tropical Storm

Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58

Apr 13th 2022, 7:47 AM 5,900 Views 0 Comments

Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly due to the effects of climate change.

# floods - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods

Apr 12th 2022, 5:49 PM 9,037 Views 0 Comments

The deluge damaged the port, major highways and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province, according to local officials.

# floods - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Flash flood kills family and tour guide in Madagascar
# Isalo
# Isalo

Flash flood kills family and tour guide in Madagascar

Mar 19th 2022, 4:10 PM 15,536 Views 3 Comments

They had turned back when it started to rain, but got caught up when the rain suddenly turned into a downpour.

# floods - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney

Mar 8th 2022, 7:13 AM 17,058 Views 7 Comments

The national weather bureau warned of “a tough 48 hours ahead” for Sydney.

# floods - Saturday 19 February, 2022

'Enormous destruction': Search continues for survivors after devastating floods in Brazil
# Missing
# Missing

'Enormous destruction': Search continues for survivors after devastating floods in Brazil

Feb 19th 2022, 1:38 PM 14,947 Views 1 Comment

More than 130 bodies have so far been recovered.

# floods - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Canada death toll set to rise and military helping evacuations as floods ravage Pacific coast
# British Columbia
# British Columbia

Canada death toll set to rise and military helping evacuations as floods ravage Pacific coast

Nov 18th 2021, 7:16 AM 14,816 Views 1 Comment

The floods have left one dead and four missing, and forced thousands to flee their homes.

# floods - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours
# Swords
# Swords

Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 9:12 PM 88,035 Views 15 Comments

Footage on social media shows flood waters sweep through Swords this afternoon while crews were also deployed yo Malahide and Portmarnock.

# floods - Monday 26 July, 2021

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 1:30 PM 49,704 Views 7 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

# floods - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India

Jul 24th 2021, 7:23 PM 8,064 Views 4 Comments

Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days causing the worst floods in decades.

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days

Jul 24th 2021, 12:58 PM 18,151 Views 10 Comments

Li Yongsheng lay on a ventilation duct after floods hit the city of Zhengzhou.

# floods - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
# Floods
# Floods

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Jul 20th 2021, 1:44 PM 6,080 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

# floods - Monday 19 July, 2021

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation
# Europe Flooding
# Europe Flooding

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation

Jul 19th 2021, 12:53 PM 9,766 Views 2 Comments

The death toll rose as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns in search of dozens of people still missing.

# floods - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183
# Floods
# Floods

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 2:53 PM 34,245 Views 36 Comments
  • 156 people have died in Germany.
  • At least 27 people have also lost their lives in neighbouring Belgium.
  • Historic downpours have also battered Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

# floods - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities
# Floods
# Floods

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities

Updated Jul 17th 2021, 12:43 PM 96,238 Views 68 Comments
  • At least 128 are dead with hundreds missing.
  • Most of the deaths have occurred in northwest Germany.
  • Streets and houses are completely submerged in some places.

# floods - Friday 16 July, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,558 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe

Jul 16th 2021, 12:31 PM 23,700 Views 5 Comments

Thousands are homeless after days of heavy storms that caused flash floods in Germany and Belgium.

# floods - Thursday 15 July, 2021

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 10:30 PM 45,499 Views 16 Comments

The floods have also affected Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Belgium, where four have died.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 15th 2021, 9:04 PM 8,280 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# floods - Sunday 6 June, 2021

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,135 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

# floods - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods

Mar 24th 2021, 7:09 AM 21,568 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services have made hundreds of rescues since the flood emergency in Australia’s most populous state began last week.

# floods - Monday 22 March, 2021

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,947 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services in New South Wales fear up to 54,000 people could be displaced with rain forecast to continue until Wednesday.

# floods - Sunday 4 October, 2020

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 4:07 PM 43,649 Views 4 Comments

Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.

# floods - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first
# Too Late
# Too Late

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:18 PM 39,100 Views 41 Comments

A Status Red weather warning was in place last night as the county was lashed with heavy rain and strong winds.

# floods - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo
# Flooding
# Flooding

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo

Mar 12th 2020, 8:19 AM 43,694 Views 7 Comments

The promenade in Strandhill, Co Sligo is also closed due to waves and stones being hurled across the wall.

# floods - Monday 9 March, 2020

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall
# Floods
# Floods

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall

Mar 9th 2020, 10:41 PM 33,177 Views 8 Comments

The water poured in around homes in Westbury, located close to the Limerick border, shortly before 7pm.

# floods - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:05 AM 4,427 Views 3 Comments

Donating jerseys for flood relief – and why the Guinness Six Nations has a special place in his heart.

# floods - Thursday 27 February, 2020

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump
# Kevin Boxer Moran
# Kevin Boxer Moran

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump

Feb 27th 2020, 3:54 PM 66,977 Views 50 Comments

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran was filmed lending a hand while topless in Athlone.

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