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#Floods

# 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

Mon 1:33 PM 4,416 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 7,401 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 21,943 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 5,879 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 9,005 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 15,509 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 17,032 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 14,906 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 14,804 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 87,960 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 49,679 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 8,046 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 18,133 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 6,058 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 9,745 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 34,213 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 96,187 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 7,535 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 23,658 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 45,476 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 8,265 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 16,114 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 21,539 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 14,933 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 43,638 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 39,087 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 43,668 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 33,153 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 4,416 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 66,955 Views 50 Comments

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

# floods - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes
# Floods
# Floods

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes

Feb 26th 2020, 7:33 PM 29,327 Views 28 Comments

A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.

'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding
# Underwater
# Underwater

'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding

Feb 26th 2020, 1:43 PM 22,768 Views 3 Comments

A weather warning is in place for counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 12pm tomorrow.

# floods - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'
# Left High And Dry
# Left High And Dry

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Feb 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,302 Views 34 Comments

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

# floods - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain
# Springfield
# Springfield

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain

Feb 24th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,364 Views 41 Comments

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# floods - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
# Sumatra
# Sumatra

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

Jan 29th 2020, 12:26 PM 6,731 Views 1 Comment

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

# floods - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised
# Galway
# Galway

'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised

Dec 19th 2019, 9:51 AM 69,127 Views 50 Comments

The storm caused damage across the country, particularly in Galway and the west.

# floods - Friday 6 December, 2019

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued
# Storm Atiyah
# Storm Atiyah

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued

Dec 6th 2019, 11:33 AM 82,430 Views 37 Comments

Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.

# floods - Saturday 16 November, 2019

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Nov 16th 2019, 4:01 PM 14,429 Views 28 Comments

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

# floods - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years
# Flooded
# Flooded

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years

Nov 13th 2019, 8:20 AM 44,349 Views 26 Comments

The exceptionally intense high waters peaked at 1.87 metres.

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