In Australia they order the evacuation of some 40,000 people due to the worst floods in decades

In Australia they order the evacuation of some 40,000 people due to the worst floods in decades

A large number of residents, some even with their pets, had to spend hours trapped on their roofs – Photo: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Australian authorities ordered the evacuation of some 40,000 people due to flooding on the country’s east coast, that have claimed the lives of nine people and 11 remain missing. The torrential rains … Read more

Floods destroy railways and interrupt access to Machu Picchu, in Peru

Floods destroy railways and interrupt access to Machu Picchu, in Peru

Lime.- Heavy rains in the tourist town of Machu Picchu Pueblo, neighbor to the jewel citadel of the Inca culture in Peru, caused this Friday floods that destroyed railway tracks and pedestrian bridges, and interrupted train service to the Andean country’s main tourist destination. The regional government of the department of Cusco, where Macchu Picchu, … Read more

Dos Bocas refinery floods again after rains in Tabasco

Dos Bocas refinery floods again after rains in Tabasco

The construction works in the Dos Bocas refinery were affected, after severe floods because of the intense rains in Paraíso, Tabasco, generated by cold front number 21. The rainfall caused flooding in different refinery entrancesHowever, the work was not suspended, so the workers continued their activities in the middle of the water. In recent months, … Read more

Father and daughter survive flood after clinging to tree branches for two days

Father and daughter survive flood after clinging to tree branches for two days

Queensland, Australia.- Father and daughter survived a cyclone after clinging to a tree for two days followed during a flood that struck Gympie, an area of ​​Wide Bay-Burnett in Queensland, Australia. It was around 48 days that father and daughter were clinging to the branches of a tree while trying escape a flood created by … Read more

Joe Biden Approves Washington’s Disaster Declaration Due To Heavy Rains That Caused Floods

Joe Biden Approves Washington’s Disaster Declaration Due To Heavy Rains That Caused Floods

United States.- President Joe Biden declared that there is a major disaster in the state of Washington and ordered federal assistance to complement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by floods and landslides from 13 to 15 December. November. 2021. Heavy rains and intense winds occurred recently in Bellingham, Washington, United States, … Read more

What is the ZCAS, the meteorological phenomenon behind the floods in Brazil and what makes it so extreme now

What is the ZCAS, the meteorological phenomenon behind the floods in Brazil and what makes it so extreme now

“Atypical” and “extreme”: this is how meteorologists describe the phenomenon that causes torrential rains and has affected Brazil since November. About twenty people have died, hundreds of injured and 50,000 residents in the northeast region of the country have been displaced. The situation, according to experts, is related to an atmospheric phenomenon known as the … Read more

Dams explode in Brazil due to flooding in the region

Dams explode in Brazil due to flooding in the region

Two dams gave way in the state of Bay, in the northeast of Brazil, after weeks of heavy rains, which flooded already swollen local rivers as floods hit cities in the region, authorities said Sunday. The Igua dam, on the Verruga river near the city of Vitoria da Conquista in southern Bahia, it collapsed on … Read more

Eight killed in Malaysia floods amid criticism of rescue efforts

Eight killed in Malaysia floods amid criticism of rescue efforts

At least eight people have died in floods that have ravaged Malaysia, authorities have said, as the government faced criticism from the public and opposition lawmakers over its rescue efforts. Floods are common on the eastern coast of Malaysia during the annual monsoon season between October and March, but unusually heavy rainfall that started on … Read more

Malaysia floods displace over 21,000 after heavy rains

Malaysia floods displace over 21,000 after heavy rains

Tens of thousands of people have been displaced after torrential rains caused flooding in Malaysia, the state news agency Bernama reported. Perak It was the last state to be hit by flooding on Sunday, while the situation worsened in six other states, prompting at least 21,000 people to be evacuated to aid centers. The first … Read more