Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Tag Archives: Heavy rain

About 34 dead in Japan as heavy rain causes floods

TOKYO: About 34 people are either confirmed or feared dead – including 14 at a nursing home – after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, authorities said. Rescuers were searching for 14 others still missing after floods hit the Kumamoto region on the southwestern island of Kyushu, ...

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Typhoon Shanshan clips Japan coast, sparing Tokyo

TOKYO: Typhoon Shanshan clipped Japan’s eastern coast, sparing Tokyo but bringing heavy rain, strong winds and high waves to some areas along the Pacific coast. The fierce storm system was expected to begin moving away from land after brushing Japan’s main island, the country’s meteorological agency said. But authorities urged ...

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Cars submerged as heavy rain hits Britain

GLASGOW: Heavy rain and gale force winds will continue to hit Britain in the wake of Storm Angus, bringing further risk of flooding. The Environment Agency has warned communities in the southwest and north of England to be prepared as the bad weather continues into Tuesday. Residents in one street woke ...

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