Sunday, 28 November 2021

Tag Archives: Rainfall

Evacuations ordered as Sydney’s biggest dam overflows after record rainfall

SYDNEY braced for its worst flooding in decades Sunday after record rainfall caused its largest dam to overflow and as deluges prompted mandatory mass evacuation orders along Australia’s east coast. Emergency services ordered people living in low-lying areas on the city’s north-western fringes to flee to safety, as authorities warned ...

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Floods kill 60 in India, damage crops

MUMBAI: Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes of western and southern India have killed at least 60 people since Wednesday and damaged rice, cotton and other crops worth billions of rupees, officials said. The worst affected state was Telangana, where excessive unseasonal rainfall on Wednesday ...

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Arjun Rampal trolled for riding ‘luxury car’ in rains

BOLLYWOOD: Heavy rainfall in Mumbai saw roads in the Indian city inundated with water due to continuous rainfalls. Actor Arjun Rampal shared the situation of the roads showing the waterlogged streets of Mumbai and expensive, luxury cars failing to move through the water. “Only Indian cars survive in this weather. ...

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ICC defends no-reserve-day decision, blames ‘unseasonable weather’

NOTTINGHAM: The International Cricket Council (ICC) defended not scheduling reserve days for group matches at the rain-marred World Cup and blamed the disruptions on “extremely unseasonable weather”. A record three matches have already been either abandoned or called off in the weather-hit tournament and the forecast is for further washouts ...

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Niger floods leave tens of thousands homeless as rebuilding lags

NIAMEY: Ankle-deep in mud, Mahamane Soumana hesitatingly throws a net in his home’s flooded yard in Banga Bana district, in Niger’s capital. “I’m a rice farmer, not a fisherman,” he sighs, tugging at the net. “But my field has been completely flooded for the past two months. So I fish ...

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