Published: July 24, 2021
North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate could again experience heavy rain and thunderstorms over the weekend, the German weather service DWD said on Friday. In some areas, up to 40 liters of precipitation per square meter could be expected.
Published: July 18, 2021
BERLIN - German military units helped clear roads Saturday and open more rescue routes into areas devastated by massive floods that claimed more than 150 lives in Germany and Belgium and raised alarms that the disaster was a glimpse into growing threats from climate change.
Published: December 06, 2020
A Facebook post by an actress, scathing in its criticism of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has drawn the attention of netizens after she posed: "Apart from praising the monarchy, are you competent on other issues?" The post drew netizens' attention to the severe floods in the South and the intensified political unrest. In
Published: December 08, 2019
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - When the fire came this time, blowing in fast and ashy from the dry hills around her camping resort, manager Terri Bowman was ready.The past few years had prepared her for what had once been unthinkable. First, the Sherpa Fire scorched the hills around the camp in June 2016. Then, unusually heavy rains sent a wall of mud through El Capitan Canyon in January 2017, washing two camp buildings and a car into the Pacific Ocean.
Published: September 18, 2019
The Department of the Drainage and Sewerage of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has expressed confidence that it has taken all necessary measures to prevent flooding in the capital in the event of heavy downpours, including reporting on the flood situation in real time.
Published: August 14, 2019
Severe weather conditions on August 9 led to flooding, landslides and storms in 21 districts of nine provinces affecting 577 households, two schools and a temple and resulting in two injuries, Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) director-general Chayaphol Thitisak said on Wednesday.