Monday, 24 January 2022

Tag Archives: Heavy rains

Heavy rainfall floods stores in the Dubai Mall

DUBAI: Heavy rains and strong winds caused water leaks and flooded some stores in The Dubai Mall today. Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been subject to exceptionally strong winds and heavy rainfall, resulting in numerous road accidents, traffic jams and floods in the streets. Circulating videos and photos on social ...

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Floods kill 113 in north India in late monsoon burst

LUCKNOW: Heavy rains have killed at least 113 people in India’s Ut­tar Pradesh and Bihar states over the past three days, offi­cials said, as flood waters swamped a major city, inundated hospital wards and forced the evacuation of inmates from a jail. India’s monsoon season that begins in June usually ...

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Japanese authorities orders 240,000 to evacuate over flood

TOKYO:  Japanese authorities issued a rare evacuation order for 240,000 people in the country’s southwest over flood and landslide fears, as officials confirmed a man was killed in heavy rains. The evacuation orders came after the Japan Meteorological Agency issued its highest-level alert for several parts of the northern Kyushu ...

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Japan on landslide alert as heavy rains lash south

TOKYO: Fears of landslides and flooding put southern Japan on high alert as heavy rains continued to lash the region, prompting authorities to order more than one million people to evacuate. Despite the orders, just 3,000 people were in shelters in the Kagoshima region on Thursday morning, an official tally ...

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100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria

LOKOJA: Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country’s main relief agency said. Heavy seasonal rains have caused the Niger and Benue rivers to burst their banks, inundating communities, farms and trapping tens of thousands of people in their ...

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