Michigan flood hits record level, dam breaches ‘historic event’ playing out in midst of coronavirus, Whitmer says

Floodwaters in central Michigan broke records early Wednesday and threatened to rise even higher after catastrophic dam failures forced about 10,000 people to evacuate as the region faces an additional hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the Tittabawassee River in the city of Midland reached its highest level ever Wednesday morning at … Read More

At least 100 killed since start of heavy rains

‘We are urging people to move to safe grounds. Of course, it’s uncomfortable. But at this time we’d rather they feel funny but safe’. Villagers mill around a house that had collapsed and killing one person on spot over ongoing … Read More

Over 70 killed as rains wreak havoc in South Asia

File Photo KARACHI, Pakistan / New Delhi  Torrential rains followed by flash floods have claimed scores of lives across India and Pakistan, officials and local media said Wednesday. Thunderstorms in northern, central and western Indian states late on Tuesday have killed … Read More

Cyclone may have killed more than 1,000 people, Mozambique president says

“It is a real disaster of great proportions,” President Filipe Nyusi said. Members of the public and military personnel search for survivors and bodies in Ngangu township Chimanimani, Manicaland Province, eastern Zimbabwe, on March 18 2019, after the area was … Read More

140 killed, hundreds more missing as cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe

This picture taken on March 15, 2019 shows a vehicule as rain, which is believed to be the beginning of Tropical cyclone Idai coming from central Mozambique, falls in the flooded districts of Chikwawaa and Nsanje in southern Malawi (AFP … Read More