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Wild Wayne Police Chase Ends With Capture Of DWI Van Driver Wading Through Floodwaters

2024-01-20T01:05+0100dailyvoice-southpassaic (en)

An intoxicated van driver who led Wayne police on a wild chase following the recent rainstorm claimed to be in Kinnelon when they reached him on his cellphone when he was actually trying to flee on foot through the floodwaters, authorities said. Office Trevor Costabile was conducting a motor....

Increased supply and weak demand flood the oil market

2024-01-19T23:51+0100elpais-en (en)

The signs of market flooding are piling up. While still increasing, global oil demand is slowing down: according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest projections, this year’s increase will be 1.2 million barrels per day, half of what it was in 2023 (2.3 million).

Video: The CGIAR Initiative on Fragility, Conflict, and Migration CGIAR Initiative on Fragility, Conflict, and Migration 19.01.24 Climate adaptation & mitigation Gender equality, youth & social inclusion The CGIAR Initiative on Fragility, Conflict, and Migration (FCM) addresses challenges to....

2024-01-19T21:46+0100cgiar (en)

addresses challenges to livelihood, food, and climate security faced by some of the most vulnerable populations worldwide. The Initiative focuses on building climate resilience, promoting gender equity, and fostering social inclusion. In this video, Katrina Kosec , Initiative Lead and Senior....

Why Are Floods In South Africa's Kwazulu-Natal So Devastating? Urban Planning Expert Explains #MENAFN #Bitcoin #LatestNews #BreakingNews

2024-01-19T20:46+0100menafn (en)

- The Conversation) The devastation caused by the recent floods in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa demonstrates again that the country is not moving fast enough to adopt appropriate urban planning. It should be integrating risk assessment and management in the design and development of cities.

World News in Brief: Congo flood response, tourism bounces back, alert over Sudan’s ancient pyramids

2024-01-19T20:26+0100un-news (en)

Some 1.8 million people have been impacted by torrential downpours that have dumped double the usual amount of rainfall on the Congo, impacting nine out of the country’s 12 departments. In the three weeks since the government in Brazzaville declared an emergency, the floods have destroyed or damaged....

More evacuations expected in flood-hit regions

2024-01-19T20:10+0100westernadvocate (en)

Heavy rainfall is forecast in the vicinity of a slow moving tropical low close to Elliott in central NT, with flash flooding set to develop. There is a general flood warning for the NT's Victoria River catchment after almost 100 people were evacuated, with more to come.

World News in Brief: Congo flood response, tourism bounces back, alert over Sudan’s ancient pyramids

2024-01-19T19:12+0100un-org (en)

Some 1.8 million people have been impacted by torrential downpours that have dumped double the usual amount of rainfall on the Congo, impacting nine out of the country’s 12 departments. In the three weeks since the government in Brazzaville declared an emergency, the floods have destroyed or damaged....

MIL-OSI United Nations: World News in Brief: Congo flood response, tourism bounces back, alert over Sudan’s ancient pyramids

2024-01-19T19:03+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations MIL OSI. Some 1.8 million people have been impacted by torrential downpours that have dumped double the usual amount of rainfall on the Congo, impacting nine out of the country’s 12 departments. In the three weeks since the government in Brazzaville declared an emergency, the....

Global World News in Brief: Congo flood response, tourism bounces back, alert over Sudan’s ancient pyramids 32 Seconds ago

2024-01-19T18:58+0100devdiscourse (en)

World News in Brief: Congo flood response, tourism bounces back, alert over Sudan’s ancient pyramids SHARE; Unprecedented flooding in the Republic of the Congo has left more than 350,000 people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, the UN aid coordination office OCHA said on Friday. Some 1.

More evacuations expected in flood-hit regions

2024-01-19T17:45+0100maitlandmercury (en)

Heavy rainfall is forecast in the vicinity of a slow moving tropical low close to Elliott in central NT, with flash flooding set to develop. There is a general flood warning for the NT's Victoria River catchment after almost 100 people were evacuated, with more to come.

More evacuations expected in flood-hit regions

2024-01-19T17:45+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Heavy rainfall is forecast in the vicinity of a slow moving tropical low close to Elliott in central NT, with flash flooding set to develop. There is a general flood warning for the NT's Victoria River catchment after almost 100 people were evacuated, with more to come.

More evacuations expected in flood-hit regions

2024-01-19T17:44+0100bordermail (en)

Heavy rainfall is forecast in the vicinity of a slow moving tropical low close to Elliott in central NT, with flash flooding set to develop. There is a general flood warning for the NT's Victoria River catchment after almost 100 people were evacuated, with more to come.

More evacuations expected in flood-hit regions

2024-01-19T17:39+0100illawarramercury (en)

Heavy rainfall is forecast in the vicinity of a slow moving tropical low close to Elliott in central NT, with flash flooding set to develop. There is a general flood warning for the NT's Victoria River catchment after almost 100 people were evacuated, with more to come.

More evacuations expected in flood-hit regions

2024-01-19T17:37+0100newcastleherald (en)

Heavy rainfall is forecast in the vicinity of a slow moving tropical low close to Elliott in central NT, with flash flooding set to develop. There is a general flood warning for the NT's Victoria River catchment after almost 100 people were evacuated, with more to come.

Why are floods in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal so devastating? Urban planning expert explains

2024-01-19T15:38+0100johansen (en)

Date: 2024-01-19 14:29 Author: Hope Magidimisha-Chipungu, Full Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal Original article: https://theconversation.com/why-are-floods-in-south-africas-kwazulu-natal-so-devastating-urban-planning-expert-explains-221285 The devastation caused by the recent floods in....

South Downs named in top flood risk areas for 2024

2024-01-19T15:25+0100chichester (en)

Thomson Environmental Consultants is one of the UK’s leading independent environmental consultancies supporting a range of businesses to comply with environmental legislation and helping them work towards the best outcome possible to benefit both them and the natural world.

Al-Qassam kills soldiers and destroys tanks of the occupation, and battles rage in several areas in Gaza

2024-01-19T15:17+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-19T14:15:49.258Z. Highlights: Al-Qassam kills soldiers and destroys tanks of the occupation, and battles rage in several areas in Gaza. This brings the number of Israeli soldiers and officers killed since Operation Al-Aqsa Flood and the ensuing Israeli war on Gaza to 530, including 201 since....

Brazil - Floods and landslides (PAHO, media, INMET) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 January 2024)

2024-01-19T13:45+0100reliefWeb (en)

Heavy rainfall has been affecting south-eastern Brazil, in particular Rio Grande do Sul and Rio de Janeiro States since 15 January, causing floods and landslides that have resulted in casualties and damage. According to media, as of 16 January, the number of fatalities due to landslides and flood....

Tens of Thousands of Residents Affected by Floods in Central Kalimantan, Three Emergency Response Districts

2024-01-19T13:19+0100kompas-id (en)

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in DOKUMENTASI WARGA MURUNG RAYA. Mahmudah (78), a resident of Briwit Village in Murung District, Murung Raya Regency, Central Kalimantan, is keeping her belongings in....

Storm Isha will bring strong winds and heavy rain, Met Office says

2024-01-19T12:47+0100theargus (en)

The forecaster officially named the storm on Friday and has issued amber weather warnings for wind for northern and western England, Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland from Sunday into Monday. Forecasters said there was a risk to life in coastal areas from large waves and debris being....

Week of heavy snowfall wallops Midwest, could bring drought relief

2024-01-19T12:33+0100jsonline (en)

Several winter storms have barreled through the Midwest since the start of the year, bringing deep snow and bitter cold. In Iowa, where treacherous roads caused hundreds of accidents, snowpack grew up to 20 inches in some places — marking a winter with 180% more precipitation than normal, so far.

Terrifying Storm Isha map shows all of UK on high alert - full list of areas hit Storm Isha comes just a few weeks after Storm Henk which caused widespread devastation with high...

2024-01-19T12:14+0100express (en)

this weekend. The Met Office warned that wind speeds could reach as high as 80mph when the storm hits on Sunday and Monday. Chief Meteorologist Dan Suri warned: "Storm Isha will bring strong winds to the whole of the UK through Sunday and into Monday. The areas of particular concern are reflected by....

After Sumatra, Extreme Weather Threatens Java

2024-01-19T12:08+0100kompas-id (en)

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in KOMPAS/FAKHRI FADLURROHMAN. Traffic on Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Jakarta, was crawling on Friday (19/1/2024) afternoon. Jakarta and its surrounding areas have been hit by rain since morning.

Storm Isha will bring strong winds and heavy rain, Met Office says

2024-01-19T11:54+0100belfasttelegraph (en)

The forecaster officially named the storm on Friday and has issued amber weather warnings for wind for northern and western England, Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland from Sunday into Monday. Forecasters said there was a risk to life in coastal areas from large waves and debris being....

Storm Isha will bring strong winds and heavy rain, Met Office says

2024-01-19T11:54+0100impartialreporter (en)

The forecaster officially named the storm on Friday and has issued amber weather warnings for wind for northern and western England, Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland from Sunday into Monday. Forecasters said there was a risk to life in coastal areas from large waves and debris being....

Storm Isha will bring strong winds and heavy rain, Met Office says

2024-01-19T11:49+0100standard (en)

Storm Isha will bring winds of up to 80mph and heavy rain to the UK this weekend, posing a risk to life and damage to buildings, the said. Forecasters said there was a risk to life in coastal areas from large waves and debris being blown inland, and yellow warnings for wind and rain coming into....

LibDems hold Stannington seat in Sheffield Council by-election

2024-01-19T11:36+0100thestar (en)

cardiologist Will Sapwell takes over from popular LibDem councillor Vickie Priestley, who died of cancer in November. He beat former council cabinet member Lewis Dagnall, representing Labour , in his latest attempt to return to the council. LibDems also held the vacant seat on the Worrall ward of Bradfield Parish Council.

Extreme weather, 7 nations experienced the costliest disaster ever in 2023. Africa two of the deadliest – ruetir

2024-01-19T11:23+0100ruetir (en)

Extreme weather in 2023 sets another sad record: meteorological disasters have cost the planet a figure of 63 billion dollars. According to the annual report of insurance broker Gallagher Re, the previous record of 57 billion dollars in 2020 was surpassed.

Amber warnings issued for wind this weekend as new storm named; 'danger to life' in coastal areas | Weather latest

2024-01-19T11:05+0100skynews (en)

Arctic air is set to be displaced from the north and west from today, bringing an Atlantic influence with milder air eventually returning. However, while temperatures will increase from the chills of recent days, the Met Office said the change in airmass would also bring much windier weather for Sunday and Monday.

Afghanistan inspires the Palestinian struggle

2024-01-19T10:57+0100tellerreport (en)

What the Americans did in Afghanistan is no different from what Israel is doing (Al Jazeera) The hearings at the International Court of Justice - which discusses the Israeli genocide in Gaza at the request of South Africa - had a significant impact beyond expectations, resembling a new and decisive wave of the “Al-Aqsa flood.

Emergency situation declared for flooding in northern Australia

2024-01-19T10:33+0100dtnext (en)

CANBERRA: An emergency situation has been declared and remote communities evacuated in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) amid flooding. NT Police on Thursday declared an emergency situation for the small towns of Pigeon Hole and Daguragu -- both located approximately 550 km south of Darwin in the....

Emergency Situation Declared For Flooding In Northern Australia

2024-01-19T09:44+0100menafn (en)

- IANS) Canberra, Jan 19 (IANS) An emergency situation has been declared and remote communities evacuated in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) amid flooding. NT Police on Thursday declared an emergency situation for the small towns of Pigeon Hole and Daguragu -- both located approximately 550 km....

Met Office warns 'very unsettled weather' set to hit Coventry area as 'change is on the way'

2024-01-19T09:36+0100coventrytelegraph (en)

Miserable weather is heading to Coventry and Warwickshire. We are set for "very unsettled weather" this weekend and beyond, with gales and outbreaks of rain, the Met Office says. The Arctic air currently in place over the UK will start to be displaced from the north and west today, bringing an....

Strong winds and torrential rain to batter Britain as Met Office issues fresh warnings amid cold snap

2024-01-19T08:41+0100lbc (en)

Strong winds and torrential rain are set to batter Britain over the weekend as the Met Office issues fresh warnings amid freezing temperatures. The Met Office issued fresh warnings for wind and rain across most of the UK on Sunday and heading into next week. It comes after it also extended warnings for snow and ice on Friday morning.

Increased supply and weak demand flood the oil market

2024-01-19T08:37+0100kiratas (en)

Signs of flooding are piling up. Although still on the rise, global oil demand is putting on the brakes: compared to the growth of 2.3 million barrels per day in 2023, this year the increase will remain practically in half (1.2 million), according to the latest projections from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Más de 500 personas evacuadas tras inundación del pueblo de Machu Picchu

2024-01-19T08:15+0100elperiodiquito (es)

Más de 500 personas, entre pobladores y turistas, fueron evacuados en tren tras la inundación que sufrió durante el viernes pasado el pueblo de Machu Picchu , ubicado en la parte baja de las montañas donde se encuentra la famosa ciudadela inca, en la región de Cusco, en el sur de Perú.

UK weather: Met Office warns 'change is on way' as strong winds and heavy rain to hit

2024-01-19T07:32+0100themirror (en)

After a period of heavy snow, icy roads and sub-zero temperatures, change is afoot with the weekend set to be warmer, wet and windy. Baltic temperatures will soon pass as the Arctic air currently in place over the UK will start to be displaced from the north and west from Friday, bringing an Atlantic influence with milder air eventually returning.

Oxford residents cautioned against wild swimming due to flood-enhanced risks

2024-01-19T06:10+0100oxfordtimes (en)

The council has carried out water tests at Hinksey Lake, which has discovered an increase in the level of E coli. They said: "The results of water testing at Hinksey Lake have revealed the recent flooding and run-off have increased contamination, including an increase in the level of E coli. "We strongly advise against wild swimming.

A record 63 billion-dollars of weather disasters hit Earth in 2023

2024-01-19T04:46+0100reneweconomy (en)

issued January 17. The total damage wrought by weather disasters in 2023 was $301 billion, with an unusually high 57% of that total being insured damages. For comparison, weather disasters did $360 billion in damage in 2022, with 39% of the total being insured damages. Gallagher Re’s historical database extends back to 1990.

Queensland premier warns residents on parts of coast to prepare for likely cyclone Kirrily

2024-01-19T04:20+0100guardian (en)

The Queensland premier, Steven Miles, has urged residents of parts of the state to be prepared for an incoming cyclone , with the Bureau of Meteorology warning of a potential “severe impact” if it hits the coast mid-next week. On Friday morning, the BoM forecast that there was a 55% chance a storm....

Emergency situation declared for flooding in northern Australia

2024-01-19T03:31+0100english-news-cn (en)

CANBERRA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- An emergency situation has been declared and remote communities evacuated in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) amid flooding. NT Police on Thursday declared an emergency situation for the small towns of Pigeon Hole and Daguragu - both located approximately 550....

Emergency situation declared for flooding in northern Australia

2024-01-19T03:30+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

CANBERRA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- An emergency situation has been declared and remote communities evacuated in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) amid flooding. NT Police on Thursday declared an emergency situation for the small towns of Pigeon Hole and Daguragu - both located approximately 550....

How much rain is coming? Here's what to expect Get ready for a series of storms that are about to sweep through our area over the weekend! We still have 24 hours before the storm door is opened, so now is a great time to prepare! 3M ago

2024-01-19T03:21+0100cbslocal (en)

Get ready for a series of storms that are about to sweep through our area over the weekend! We still have 24 hours before the storm door is opened, so now is a great time to prepare! Friday Night. Showers will start to move in from the central coast and will start to effect Ventura County in the....

U.S. shrimpers can't compete with foreign imports Imported cheap Asian shrimp, grown in pond farms and often subsidized by foreign governments, has idled many of South Carolina's roughly 300 shrimpers this year. Mark Strassmann has more. 1H ago 01:56

2024-01-19T02:31+0100CBSnews (en)

U.S. shrimpers struggle to compete as cheap foreign imports flood domestic market Imported cheap Asian shrimp, grown in pond farms and often subsidized by foreign governments, has idled many of South Carolina's roughly 300 shrimpers this year. Mark Strassmann has more.

Emergency situation declared for flooding in northern Australia

2024-01-19T02:27+0100china.org.cn (en)

CANBERRA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- An emergency situation has been declared and remote communities evacuated in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) amid flooding. NT Police on Thursday declared an emergency situation for the small towns of Pigeon Hole and Daguragu - both located approximately 550....

Tropical cyclone fears grow as it's revealed Australia is on track for fourth 'La Nina' event in five years despite earlier predictions of a long, hot, dry spell

2024-01-19T01:50+0100dailymail (en)

Despite forecasts of a sweltering summer with relentless sun, Aussies on the east coast have been told to prepare for another cyclone which could form within days - as the wetter La Nina weather system is predicted to persist throughout this year. The Bureau of Meteorology sent a warning out for....

Former Des Moines Mayor John 'Pat' Dorrian dies at 83

2024-01-19T00:01+0100desmoinesregister (en)

Former Des Moines Mayor John Patrick "Pat" Dorrian, an avid bicyclist who led the city during the devastating floods of 1993, has died. He was 83. Dorrian died Monday, Jan. 15 at MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center with his wife by his side, according to an obituary posted online by Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory.

Top End community evacuated, cyclone looms in Coral Sea

2024-01-18T22:11+0100westernadvocate (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. There was a report on Thursday evening of a helicopter pilot rescuing three people from a truck roof and taking them to Victoria River Roadhouse, west of Katherine.

Top End community evacuated, cyclone looms in Coral Sea

2024-01-18T21:07+0100illawarramercury (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. There was a report on Thursday evening of a helicopter pilot rescuing three people from a truck roof and taking them to Victoria River Roadhouse, west of Katherine.

Divers report 'confronting'reef bleaching and mass fish death in the aftermath of cyclone and floods

2024-01-18T21:04+0100abc-au (en)

Sophie Kalkowski-Pope has been diving the Great Barrier Reef since she was a little girl, but her first dive since Tropical Cyclone Jasper dumped metres of rain left her in tears. The young Queenslander and her family were devastated to discover bleaching on previously vibrant reefs and....

More heavy rains forecast for flood-hit Southern Thailand

2024-01-18T20:29+0100localnewssingapore (en)

The National Disaster Warning Centre warned yesterday that the South would be hit by heavy rain on Wednesday due to a high-pressure system from the Northeast and a low-pressure in the Andaman Sea. Some places may be hit be rainfall of more than 100 millimetres.

Evacuations, truck roof rescue and another cyclone looming

2024-01-18T19:49+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. As far north Queensland braces for the possibility of further devastation, flooding has hit Australia’s Top End, with motorists stranded and about 100 people evacuated.

Councillors urged to reject plans for new golf range on Battle of Bannockburn site

2024-01-18T17:56+0100dailyrecord (en)

Stirling Council’s planning panel meets on Tuesday to decide an application by Lianne Muirhead for the driving range, clubhouse, multi-purpose community space, vehicle access and parking on land 250 metres east of Bridge Cottages at Whins of Milton. The proposals are being recommended for refusal by....

Top End community evacuated, cyclone looms in Coral Sea

2024-01-18T17:48+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. There was a report on Thursday evening of a helicopter pilot rescuing three people from a truck roof and taking them to Victoria River Roadhouse, west of Katherine.

Top End community evacuated, cyclone looms in Coral Sea

2024-01-18T17:47+0100newcastleherald (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. There was a report on Thursday evening of a helicopter pilot rescuing three people from a truck roof and taking them to Victoria River Roadhouse, west of Katherine.

Top End community evacuated, cyclone looms in Coral Sea

2024-01-18T17:44+0100maitlandmercury (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. There was a report on Thursday evening of a helicopter pilot rescuing three people from a truck roof and taking them to Victoria River Roadhouse, west of Katherine.

Top End community evacuated, cyclone looms in Coral Sea

2024-01-18T17:44+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

A remote Northern Territory community could be inundated for a week after days of heavy rain as another tropical cyclone building in the Coral Sea has Queensland in its sights. There was a report on Thursday evening of a helicopter pilot rescuing three people from a truck roof and taking them to Victoria River Roadhouse, west of Katherine.

Flood risks rise as federal wetlands protections disappear: SC needs help, senators told

2024-01-18T17:32+0100wn (en)

South Carolina's landscape is pockmarked with wetlands that have historically gotten in the way of developers seeking to build shopping malls, hotels and housing communities. Now, because of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year, it is becoming easier for developers to fill and pave wetlands across the country.

Massive deposits of water ice discovered on the equator of Mars

2024-01-18T16:40+0100elpais-en (en)

These deposits, which would be enough to fill the Red Sea, could be used by astronauts on exploration missions and to study the possible existence of life on the Red Planet. A 'Mars Express' probe image of the Medusa Fossae Formation and adjacent areas at the boundary between the highlands and lowlands of Mars.

The dangers of quadruple blow ransomware attacks

2024-01-18T16:15+0100techradar (en)

For the first time, a ransomware gang has reported one of its victims to the authorities. This has never happened before and shows the continuing evolution of their business models to maintain pressure on the victim organisations. With this new mechanism, criminal actors are using the threat of....

¿Por qué se multiplica la exportación de cocaína entre Latinoamérica y Europa?

2024-01-18T16:14+0100diariolibre (es)

El puerto belga de Amberes, uno de los principales puntos de entrada a Europa para los cárteles sudamericanos, interceptó en 2023 un volumen récord de cocaína , que alcanzó las 116 toneladas. Hablamos de esas rutas que cruzan el Atlántico y de por qué se ha multiplicado la exportación de cocaína.

¿Por qué se multiplica la exportación de cocaína entre Latinoamérica y Europa?

2024-01-18T15:36+0100HoyDigital-DO (es)

El puerto belga de Amberes, uno de los principales puntos de entrada a Europa para los cárteles sudamericanos, interceptó en 2023 un volumen récord de cocaína, que alcanzó las 116 toneladas. Les hablamos de esas rutas que cruzan el Atlántico y de por qué se ha multiplicado la exportación de cocaína.

Alerta por el Río Zulia: En peligro producción agropecuaria del Sur del Lago

2024-01-18T15:13+0100noticiaaldia (es)

-Autoridades locales han emitido una alerta roja ante un posible desbordamiento del Río Zulia, lo que podría tener serias consecuencias para la producción láctea nacional. Lee también: Estudiantes y docentes de Catatumbo exigen construcción de puente Caño Caimán para asistir a clases (+video) Las....

Massive deposits of water ice discovered at the equator of Mars

2024-01-18T15:07+0100kiratas (en)

It all started when Giovanni Schiaparelli’s planets aligned. The Italian astronomer took advantage of the fact that in 1877 the Earth and Mars were on the same side of the Sun and at the minimum distance between them to draw a series of maps of the neighboring planet.

Oxfordshire to face floods and frost as Met Office issues second weather warning

2024-01-18T14:54+0100oxfordtimes (en)

Large parts of Oxfordshire were thrown into chaos by the floods earlier this month, with homes evacuated and major roads closed. A flood warning is currently in place for the whole of England. "Local groundwater flooding is expected in parts of the over the next five days.

Weather Mild on Thursday ahead of next blast of cold Canadian air Alan Rose 6:29 AM, Jan 18, 2024

2024-01-18T14:48+0100koaa (en)

Today’s Forecast: After record setting cold earlier this week followed by the warmest day of the month on Wednesday, our weather will continue to "surprise" over the next 24-48 hours. On Thursday, we'll see another mild and gusty day, with W/NW wind gusts in Southern Colorado around 20-40 mph, with stronger gusts in wind prone areas.

Flooding in North Hulu Sungai Never Reducing

2024-01-18T14:47+0100kompas-id (en)

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in TAGANA KALSEL. Floods have submerged homes in Murung Padang Village, Banjang District, North Hulu Sungai Regency, South Kalimantan, on Wednesday (17/1/2024).

Met Office forecasts dramatic weather shift as Britain will be hotter than Spain

2024-01-18T14:36+0100express (en)

Deputy Chief Meteorologist for the Met Office Dan Rudman explained: “This change will initially be relatively benign in terms of weather impacts, with a dry Friday and start to Saturday for many in the south of the UK. “The Atlantic influence will then introduce some wet and windy weather, with a....

Met Office weather warnings: What and where in the north and north-east

2024-01-18T14:31+0100pressandjournal (en)

A mix of weather warnings have been issued for the north and north-east as we move through the week into the weekend. We are now on day four of severe weather – including snow and ice – which continues to disrupt travel across the country. With more warnings being issued by the Met Office, here is....

18-Jan-2024 AMS 2024 Annual Meeting highlights climate challenges and solutions American Meteorological Society Meeting Announcement The American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) 104th Annual Meeting, the world’s largest annual meeting focused on weather, water, and climate, will gather thousands of....

2024-01-18T14:20+0100eurekalert (en)

[Boston, MAJanuary 18, 2023] The American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) 104th Annual Meeting will gather thousands of people at the Baltimore Convention Center 28 January1 February to attend the world’s largest annual meeting focused on weather, water, and climate.

Village green scheme does not go far enough say critics as they plan protest A row between councillors following discussions about creating Norfolk’s newest village green has sparked plans for a protest by locals.

2024-01-18T14:11+0100lynnnews (en)

A row between councillors following discussions about creating Norfolk’s newest village green has sparked plans for a protest by locals. West Norfolk Council cabinet members have agreed to push forward with a £29,000 scheme to designate land at Harding’s Pits in Lynn as a protected outdoor space.

Floods in Central Kalimantan Widespread, Murung Raya Responds to Emergency

2024-01-18T13:46+0100kompas-id (en)

DOKUMENTASI BPBPK KALTENG. The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Lamandau Regency is conducting data collection on the residents of Sungai Mentawa village, Lamandau Regency, Central Kalimantan, who have been affected by the flood on Monday (8/1/2024).

Second weekend weather warning issued for South Wales for heavy rain and flooding

2024-01-18T13:12+0100southwalesargus (en)

The Met Office has issued a new 24-hour yellow weather warning which will be in place from 6am on Sunday until 6am on Monday (January 22). The warning will be in place as heavy rain looks set to cause flooding and disruptions across Wales. Some parts of Wales could see up to 100mm of rain.

¿Por qué se multiplica la exportación de cocaína entre Latinoamérica y Europa?

2024-01-18T12:16+0100espanol-rfi-fr (es)

El puerto belga de Amberes, uno de los principales puntos de entrada a Europa para los cárteles sudamericanos, interceptó en 2023 un volumen récord de cocaína, que alcanzó las 116 toneladas. Les hablamos de esas rutas que cruzan el Atlántico y de por qué se ha multiplicado la exportación de cocaína.

Northern Australia’s Big Wet Continues, Cyclone Builds

2024-01-18T10:53+0100theepochtimes (en)

Another cyclone is set to threaten Australia’s flood-hit regions as heavy rain continues. A tropical low in the Coral Sea is set to turn towards the Queensland coast this weekend, with the system most likely becoming a tropical cyclone by Jan. 22. The Bureau of Meteorology said it could strengthen....

Northern Australia's big wet continues, cyclone builds

2024-01-18T08:42+0100illawarramercury (en)

"It's still very early, the models suggest that it's still very unpredictable but we expect to know more over the weekend," Queensland Premier Steven Miles said of the latest cyclone threat. Meanwhile, a monsoon trough continues to produce heavy rain in the Northern Territory, with about 100 people....

Northern Australia's big wet continues, cyclone builds

2024-01-18T08:32+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

"It's still very early, the models suggest that it's still very unpredictable but we expect to know more over the weekend," Queensland Premier Steven Miles said of the latest cyclone threat. Meanwhile, a monsoon trough continues to produce heavy rain in the Northern Territory, with about 100 people....

Northern Australia's big wet continues, cyclone builds

2024-01-18T08:23+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

"It's still very early, the models suggest that it's still very unpredictable but we expect to know more over the weekend," Queensland Premier Steven Miles said of the latest cyclone threat. Meanwhile, a monsoon trough continues to produce heavy rain in the Northern Territory, with about 100 people....

Northern Australia's big wet continues, cyclone builds

2024-01-18T08:18+0100westernadvocate (en)

"It's still very early, the models suggest that it's still very unpredictable but we expect to know more over the weekend," Queensland Premier Steven Miles said of the latest cyclone threat. Meanwhile, a monsoon trough continues to produce heavy rain in the Northern Territory, with about 100 people....

Northern Australia's big wet continues, cyclone builds

2024-01-18T08:17+0100maitlandmercury (en)

"It's still very early, the models suggest that it's still very unpredictable but we expect to know more over the weekend," Queensland Premier Steven Miles said of the latest cyclone threat. Meanwhile, a monsoon trough continues to produce heavy rain in the Northern Territory, with about 100 people....

Northern Australia's big wet continues, cyclone builds

2024-01-18T08:17+0100newcastleherald (en)

"It's still very early, the models suggest that it's still very unpredictable but we expect to know more over the weekend," Queensland Premier Steven Miles said of the latest cyclone threat. Meanwhile, a monsoon trough continues to produce heavy rain in the Northern Territory, with about 100 people....

Bid to create Norfolk's newest village green sparks protest

2024-01-18T07:04+0100edp24 (en)

West Norfolk Council cabinet members have agreed to push forward with a £29,000 scheme to designate land at Harding's Pits in King's Lynn as a protected outdoor space. But critics say it does not go far enough and want the scope of the project to be expanded to prevent any future development in the....

Northern California deluge leaves some residents trapped for days, and more rain is on the way

2024-01-18T05:27+0100daily-pilot (en)

Torrential rains over the holiday weekend have left Humboldt County reeling, with several roads flood-damaged and impassable, and more rain is on the way. “The storm came and hit us hard on Saturday,” Thomas Mattson told The Times. The county public works director said his agency had been working....

Northern California deluge leaves some residents trapped for days, and more rain is on the way

2024-01-18T05:19+0100latimes (en)

Torrential rains over the holiday weekend have left Humboldt County reeling, with several roads flood-damaged and impassable, and more rain is on the way. “The storm came and hit us hard on Saturday,” Thomas Mattson told The Times. The county public works director said his agency had been working....

Latest updates of Operation ‘Al-Aqsa Flood’Egyptian families enrolled in monetary subsidies programme rise by 200%

2024-01-18T04:35+0100libyannewswire (en)

Occupied Jerusalem, Following are the most important updates of Operation 'Al-Aqsa Flood' launched by the Palestinian resistance: Palestinian Health Ministry: The number of victims of the ongoing Israeli occupation aggression on Gaza Strip for the 102nd day has risen to 24,285 martyrs and 61,154....

Indonesia, Flooding in Luwu Timur (South Sulawesi) (16 Jan 2024)

2024-01-18T04:28+0100reliefWeb (en)

Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia. Event Date : Tue, 16 Jan 2024. AHADID : AHA-FL-2024-000084-IDN | GLIDE Number : Impact Update Date : Wed, 17 Jan 2024 08:24:17. AFFECTED AREA/S. Luwu Timur. DESCRIPTION. ➢ Location: ● Malili District, Pungkeru Village. ➢ Effort: ● The East Luwu Regency Disaster....

Officers, Suspect Treated For Hyperthermia After Pursuit Ends Neck-Deep In Sussex County Swamp

2024-01-18T04:25+0100dailyvoice-southpassaic (en)

Joseph M Flood, of Port Jervis, NY, had been eluding police in various jurisdictions but was spotted by police in Andover while on Anover-Mohawk Road in a Chevy Avalanche around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, local police said. Flood continued south on Andover-Mohawk Road, but fled on food after....

Officers, Suspect Treated For Hyperthermia After Pursuit Ends Neck-Deep In Sussex County Swamp

2024-01-18T04:24+0100dailyvoice-northpassaic (en)

Joseph M Flood, of Port Jervis, NY, had been eluding police in various jurisdictions but was spotted by police in Andover while on Anover-Mohawk Road in a Chevy Avalanche around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, local police said. Flood continued south on Andover-Mohawk Road, but fled on food after....

Genocide or self-defence: why SA’s case against Israel matters more than you think

2024-01-18T04:06+0100businessday (en)

Genocide or self-defence: why South Africa ’s case against Israel matters more than you think Taking the case to The Hague focused the world’s attention on what is happening in Gaza. It’s a bold move and one that could make waves — for South Africa and the broader international community. “Whoever stays until the end will tell the story.

Genocide or self-defence: why SA’s case against Israel matters more than you think

2024-01-18T04:03+0100businesslive (en)

Genocide or self-defence: why South Africa ’s case against Israel matters more than you think Taking the case to The Hague focused the world’s attention on what is happening in Gaza. It’s a bold move and one that could make waves — for South Africa and the broader international community. “Whoever stays until the end will tell the story.

Micaela Hambrett

2024-01-18T03:10+0100abc-au (en)

By Micaela Hambrett The company produces ammonium nitrate emulsion, a highly volatile compound, at the Bogan Gate Explosives Reserve, and has been contacted by the regulator multiple times. By Micaela Hambrett The arrival of an explosives manufacturer next to a bushfire-prone paddock in Bogan Gate....

Where pipes gush air, not water

2024-01-18T02:34+0100dtnext (en)

CHENNAI: It’s the duty of every elected government to ensure uninterrupted supply of drinking water for its denizens. Clearly, the State government and the Greater Chennai Corporation have missed the memo, as tax-paying residents of merged areas to the GCC limits continue to struggle without piped drinking water and sewerage connectivity.

Beef Management: DNA calf registration, calving preparation and slurry spreading

2024-01-17T23:08+0100farmersjournal (en)

DNA Calf registration. Currently, 6,670 suckler herds have signed up to the new DNA calf registration programme. This means that over 200,000 suckler-bred calves will be registered using the new process in 2024. A newborn calf must be tagged with a double tissue tag, with the DNA samples sent to the....

Hope in the Himalayas

2024-01-17T22:32+0100theecologist (en)

The road was closed alongside the Jardins des Plantes, Paris, as sleek limos dropped off heads of states outside the Natural History Museum. They were here to discuss the cryosphere crisis at French president Emmanuel Macron’s One Planet – Polar, the first summit to be called by a G7 leader on the melting of the poles and glaciers.

Corps predicts low runoff for 2024 in Missouri River basin

2024-01-17T21:41+0100siouxcityjournal (en)

The forecast is based on runoff trends, dry soil conditions and below normal plains and mountain snowpack. Mountain snowpack that feeds the upper river basin when it melts in the spring currently ranges from 47%-62% of average. More than half of the mountain snow typically falls from Jan. 1 to mid April.

Road Closure on West Maryland Avenue on Fenwick Island

2024-01-17T20:45+0100wboc (en)

FENWICK ISLAND, Del. - DelDOT says the closure will allow for the installation of new drainage to improve flood prone areas. The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of West Maryland Avenue between Route 1 and Island Street starting Wednesday, Jan. 24 through Thursday, Feb. 8.

Mayor angry with lack of info from FortisBC after leak spreads smell of rotten eggs across Delta

2024-01-17T19:34+0100CBC (en)

A file photo of Delta City Hall. A resident in the community of Tsawwassen says she was told by a FortisBC representative that they couldn't alert residents about the equipment leak and odour, because they could not predict which way the wind would blow the smell. (City of Delta) The mayor of Delta, B.

Huddle discusses regional cooperation to cope with disasters

2024-01-17T18:34+0100humnews-pk (en)

ISLAMABAD: In a step towards building a more resilient South Asia, leading experts from across the region convened for a day-long roundtable discussion titled “Rethinking Disaster Risk Management in South Asia” at the Islamabad on January 17, 2024. The event, co-organised by the Centre for Strategic....

‘Psalms 23:5’ – Cyan Boujee shows off her new Land Rover Velar [photos]

2024-01-17T18:32+0100thesouthafrican (en)

Controversial influencer Cyan Boujee set social media abuzz after sharing videos and photos of her new car. The new purchase comes barely a few days after her fallout with her ex-manager, who also revealed that the star was planning to buy a new car. ALSO READ: ‘She pees on herself anywhere she is’....

Vital Brechin Bridge damaged by Storm Babet could re-open within weeks

2024-01-17T18:11+0100thecourier (en)

Brechin Bridge could re-open to traffic within around six weeks after a repair job on the battering it took from Storm Babet. The A933 crossing has been out of action since the October devastation caused by the River South Esk. It sits at the east end of River Street, where hundreds of people were....

Vital Brechin Bridge damaged by Storm Babet could re-open within weeks

2024-01-17T18:08+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

Brechin Bridge could re-open to traffic within around six weeks after a repair job on the battering it took from Storm Babet. The A933 crossing has been out of action since the October devastation caused by the River South Esk. It sits at the east end of River Street, where hundreds of people were....

Snow scuppers King’s Brechin visit to support Storm Babet victims as Palace confirms prostate treatment for monarch

2024-01-17T17:39+0100thecourier (en)

Winter weather has sunk a visit by King Charles to support the Brechin victims of Storm Babet. The King had been due to make a private visit to the Angus town on Tuesday. But with winter weather badly affecting the area the decision was taken to call off the royal event.

Snow scuppers King’s Brechin visit to support Storm Babet victims as Palace confirms prostate treatment for monarch

2024-01-17T17:39+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

Winter weather has sunk a visit by King Charles to support the Brechin victims of Storm Babet. The King had been due to make a private visit to the Angus town on Tuesday. But with winter weather badly affecting the area the decision was taken to call off the royal event.

Red Cross helps flood victims in Davao Region

2024-01-17T17:09+0100manilatimes (en)

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), through its Davao de Oro Chapter, rescued 34 families composed of 98 individuals stranded in their houses in Barangay Magading in Nabunturan, Davao de Oro, and brought them to a nearby evacuation center in the same barangay for food and other humanitarian assistance on Tuesday, January 16.

Sustainability, Vol. 16, Pages 819: Dynamics of Link Importance through Normal Conditions, Flood Response, and Recovery

2024-01-17T16:24+0100mdpi (en)

As climate change influences flood frequency, transportation damage and disruptions will become more common. Given the network’s expanse and cost of construction, communities’ mitigation efforts should be informed by analyses that span normal conditions and disaster management phases.

Thousands of fire ants form rafts to survive Queensland flood waters

2024-01-17T15:56+0100independent-UK (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to survive and travel on flood waters in , as experts warn wild weather may accelerate the spread of one of the world’s most invasive The Invasive Species Council has called on communities in southeast and northern New South Wales to be on the alert for fire ants, warning....

‘Life-Threatening’ Flood Warning as Rain Soaks Australia

2024-01-17T15:39+0100theepochtimes (en)

Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia’s far north and southeast, bringing potentially life-threatening floods. Multiple flood warnings have been issued across New South Wales (NSW), the Northern Territory’s northwest, Victoria and southern Queensland.

eThekwini municipality experiencing heavy rains

2024-01-17T15:26+0100thesouthafrican (en)

According to the South Africa n Weather Service (SAWS), eThekwini municipality is experiencing heavy rains with a potential for further flooding and thunderstorms. ALSO READ: Snow, snow and more snow in large parts of South Africa! eThekwini municipality has gone through rain and s torms for several months.

Flood alert ends in Český Krumlov after month

2024-01-17T15:24+0100radio-cz-en (en)

The level of the Vltava River in Český Krumlov fell below flood alert for the first in four weeks on Wednesday. The change followed a reduced outflow from South Bohemia’s Lipno Dam. The river level in Český Krumlov on Wednesday morning stood at 183 centimetres, 40 centimetres below a recent peak....

News Cork GAA club granted permission to expand playing facilities

2024-01-17T14:54+0100independent-ie (en)

Brian Dillon’s GAA Club has been granted permission to construct a floodlit all-weather playing area, a hurling wall, ball-stopping net and to replace existing fencing. The club, founded in 1910, applied for permission for the developments at a site south of its Tank Field on Murmont Road in Montenotte in May 2023.

News Tenders sought again for Bogganfin flood relief scheme 34 minutes ago Geraldine Grennan

2024-01-17T14:39+0100westmeathindependent (en)

A bid by Roscommon County Council to construct a flood relief scheme in the townsland of Bogganfin, on the county border with Westmeath, has been re-tendered on the government's eTenders website for a second time in just over six months. The council originally advertised for civil and engineering....

Chinderah Island: Australia’s loneliest cow gets a mate: Bessie has been stranded on an island by floods for two years… but now a bull has mysteriously appeared on the scene – sparking wild theories

2024-01-17T14:38+0100whatsnew2day (en)

A lone cow stranded on an island for two years after devastating floods is now joined by a bull, but no one knows how he got there. The brown cow was spotted on Chinderah Island, about 16km south of Tweed Heads in northern NSW, after major flooding wreaked havoc in the region in February 2022.

Chinderah Island: Australia's loneliest cow gets a mate: Bessie has been stranded on an island by floods for two years... but now a bull has mysteriously arrived on the scene - sparking wild theories

2024-01-17T14:30+0100dailymail (en)

Black bull joins stranded cow; Cow ended up on the island following floods; READ MORE: A lonely cow stranded on an island for two years following devastating floods has now been joined by a bull - but nobody knows how he got there. The brown cow was spotted on Chinderah Island, about 16km south of....

YMCA on South Foster Drive completely torn down; what you can expect at new facility, apartments

2024-01-17T14:05+0100wafb (en)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - What was the YMCA on South Foster Dr. near Government St. is now completely torn down. Crews have been hard at work redoing infrastructure and drainage around the building and property that’s 60 years old. “People forget that it’s a 60-year-old building on a 60-year-old....

Three Large Rivers Overflow, 50,000 Residents of Hulu Sungai Utara Affected

2024-01-17T13:36+0100kompas-id (en)

BPBD HULU SUNGAI UTARA. Floods inundated the stretch of Bayur-Panangkalaan Road in North Hulu Sungai, South Kalimantan, on Wednesday (17/1/2024). AMUNTAI, KOMPAS - Three major rivers in North Hulu Sungai, South Kalimantan, have overflowed and flooded most of the area.

Chloe Burrows responds to rumours she’s heading into the Love Island All Stars villa

2024-01-17T13:25+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

We're only two episodes into the first ever series of Love Island: All Stars, and already producers have unleashed a flood of shocking plot twists onto fans. In the first of the star-studded new season, Maya Jama revealed that the 12 love-hungry former contestants - all of whom are reportedly....

Fire ants build rafts as Australia set for first cyclones of year

2024-01-17T13:20+0100independent-UK (en)

Fire ants are using floodwaters to form floating rafts and spreading across storm-battered Australia , posing a serious threat as one of the world’s most The Invasive Species Council (ISC) has raised concerns about this unusual rafting behaviour as Australia prepares for more cyclones , calling it clear evidence that “ densities are increasing”.

So long, subzero temps! A 'dramatic' January thaw is around the corner Weather

2024-01-17T12:56+0100usaToday (en)

If you're sick of the bitter cold, there is some good news on the horizon: Next week looks to be significantly milder nearly coast-to-coast, meteorologists say. In fact, about 90% of the nation should see normal to above-normal temperatures by the middle of next week, AccuWeather long-range meteorologist Paul Pastelok told USA TODAY.

Musi Rawas Flood Victims Ask the Government to Be More Responsive

2024-01-17T12:22+0100kompas-id (en)

BPBD SUMATERA SELATAN. Floods in North Musi Rawas Regency, South Sumatra, have occurred since Wednesday morning (10/1/2024) and have only subsided on Tuesday (16/1/2024). PALEMBANG, KOMPAS - To face the potential of subsequent floods, residents in North Musi Rawas Regency, South Sumatra, have....

Floods in Central Kalimantan Influenced by the Madden Julian Oscillation Phenomenon

2024-01-17T12:11+0100kompas-id (en)

DOKUMENTASI WARGA MURUNG RAYA. Mahmudah's house was flooded on Wednesday (17/1/2024) in Briwit Village, Murung District, Murung Raya Regency. She is 78 years old and had to keep an eye on her belongings in the flooded house. PALANGKARAYA, KOMPAS – Floods in Central Kalimantan occur due to various....

Ahora el problema es la inundación

2024-01-17T12:00+0100cadena3 (es)

En diálogo con El Campo Hoy , la presidenta comunal de Josefina, Jorgelina Sicardi, relató el regreso de un problema histórico. "El canal interprovincial corre de sur a norte, saca el 50 % de San Francisco, el otro 50 se va por el canal San Antonio hacia el sur de esta localidad".

Killing a python: 3 SWFL locations where permit, hunting license waived Environment

2024-01-17T11:51+0100palmbeachpost (en)

isn't the most wanted invasive species in Florida, it's certainly near the top of the list. As the massive snake continues to wreak havoc on the ecosystem in the Everglades, In a recent study on Burmese pythons in Florida , scientists reveal that the snakes are now as far north as Lake Okeechobee,....

‘Life-threatening’ flood warnings as rain soaks nation

2024-01-17T08:47+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia’s far north and south-east, bringing potentially life-threatening floods. Multiple flood warnings have been issued across New South Wales, the Northern Territory’s north-west, Victoria and southern Queensland.

Britain wakes after coldest night of winter so far with chilly Arctic air bringing temperatures as low as -14C and yellow warnings for snow and ice issued for the north of the country

2024-01-17T07:42+0100dailymail (en)

Britons are feeling the chill this morning after temperatures plunged to -14C overnight amid warnings about across the country. The coldest night of the winter so far, brought on by freezing air that has plunged south from the Arctic, came after heavy snow brought chaos in northern parts of Britain on Tuesday.

Australia floods aid spread of deadly fire ants

2024-01-17T07:25+0100radionz (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to travel on flood waters across storm ravaged Queensland, aiding the spread of one of the world's most invasive species. Considered a super pest, fire ants can cause major ecosystem changes and agricultural loss by feeding on native plants and animals. Their stings can also kill people.

Australia floods aid spread of deadly fire ants

2024-01-17T07:16+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to travel on flood waters across storm ravaged Queensland, aiding the spread of one of the world's most invasive species. Considered a super pest, fire ants can cause major ecosystem changes and agricultural loss by feeding on native plants and animals. Their stings can also kill people.

'Life-threatening' flood warning as rain soaks country

2024-01-17T06:28+0100illawarramercury (en)

Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia's far north and southeastern states, bringing potentially life-threatening floods to some areas. Some residents in rural communities in northern NSW are already cut off by flood waters, including about 500 people in Darkwood, west of Coffs Harbour, impacted by flooding on the Bellinger River.

PERSISTENT RAIN FALLS IN NSW, SES RESPONDS TO MORE THAN 140 INCIDENTS

2024-01-17T06:13+0100nationaltribune (en)

NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has continued to respond to incidents, following a wet week across the state. Heavy rain has fallen in the Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Riverina, and Snowy Mountains. The western suburbs of Sydney could see storm activity in the late afternoon or early evening on Wednesday.

Persistent NSW Rain Spurs Over 140 SES Responses

2024-01-17T06:12+0100miragenews (en)

NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has continued to respond to incidents, following a wet week across the state. Heavy rain has fallen in the Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Riverina, and Snowy Mountains. The western suburbs of Sydney could see storm activity in the late afternoon or early evening on Wednesday.

Australia weather: thunderstorms forecast for Sydney and Melbourne as rain continues across parts of Australia

2024-01-17T04:58+0100guardian (en)

Wet weather is set to continue across northern and eastern parts of Australia on Wednesday, with thunderstorms forecast for nearly all capital cities. It comes as the Bureau of Meteorology warns there of a 55% chance a low sitting off the Queensland coast could intensify to become a tropical cyclone by Sunday.

Weather WARNING: Heavy rain and flooding expected across SA

2024-01-17T04:47+0100thesouthafrican (en)

WEATHER WARNING: HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING EXPECTED ACROSS SA It warned of widespread flooding of roads and settlements and damage to bridges. ALSO READ: KZN floods: Emergency contact numbers you should have! Displacement of affected communities and danger to life due to fast-flowing deep water is also possible.

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Keeping State Highway 6 spick and span – night closures planned for February

2024-01-17T04:21+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The New Zealand Transport Agency/Waka Kotahi state highway summer maintenance programme continues in the top of the South Island. State Highway 6 Whangamoa Saddle, between the Rai Valley and Hira, is the next in line for work. This route will have three weeks of night closures in February for road resurfacing and maintenance work.

Guv thanks fishermen for rescue work during floods

2024-01-17T04:15+0100timesofindia (en)

Chennai: Governor R N Ravi on Tuesday held talks with representatives from the national traditional fishermen federation in Ramanathapuram. During the conversation, the governor thanked them for the support in rescue work that the fishermen community extended during Cyclone Michaung and the floods in southern districts.

Australia floods aid spread of deadly fire ants

2024-01-17T03:46+0100bbc (en)

Fire ants are forming rafts to travel on flood waters across storm ravaged Queensland, aiding the spread of one of the world's most invasive species. Considered a super pest, fire ants can cause major ecosystem changes and agricultural loss by feeding on native plants and animals.

Indonesia, Flooding in East Luwu (South Sulawesi) (16 Jan 2024)

2024-01-17T03:43+0100reliefWeb (en)

Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia. Event Date : Tue, 16 Jan 2024. AHADID : AHA-FL-2024-000084-IDN | GLIDE Number : Impact Update Date : Wed, 17 Jan 2024 08:24:17. AFFECTED AREA/S. Luwu Timur. DESCRIPTION. ➢ Location: ● Malili District, Pungkeru Village ➢ Effort: ● The East Luwu Regency Disaster Management....

Indonesia, Flooding in Balangan (South Kalimantan) (16 Jan 2024)

2024-01-17T03:43+0100reliefWeb (en)

Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia. Event Date : Tue, 16 Jan 2024. AHADID : AHA-FL-2024-000083-IDN | GLIDE Number : Impact Update Date : Wed, 17 Jan 2024 08:47:12. AFFECTED AREA/S. Balangan. DESCRIPTION. ➢ Chronology: Triggered by high intensity rain on Tuesday, January 16 2024 Pkl.

Supreme Court Considers Landowners’ Claims Against Texas for Flood Damage

2024-01-17T02:36+0100theepochtimes (en)

The Supreme Court heard on Jan. 16 the appeal of a Texas farmer suing his state’s transportation department for damaging his family’s farm. The case, Devillier v. Texas, arises out of a series of inverse-condemnation cases filed in Texas state courts, all of which claimed a highway project caused widespread flooding.

INTERACTIVE: As the monsoon rains shifts, here’s what you need to know

2024-01-17T02:04+0100thestar-my (en)

PETALING JAYA: The northeast monsoon floods which started in November last year is ongoing with parts of the country still on alert for floods. As of January 13, there were 5,666 people seeking shelter at 41 evacuation centres in Johor and Pahang. The number of flood evacuees peaked at nearly 30,000....

'Life-threatening' flood warning as rain soaks country

2024-01-17T00:54+0100westernadvocate (en)

Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia's far north and southeastern states, bringing potentially life-threatening floods to some areas. Some residents in rural communities in northern NSW are already cut off by flood waters, including about 500 people in Darkwood, west of Coffs Harbour, impacted by flooding on the Bellinger River.

‘We need that tunnel open:’ Fort Lauderdale mayor says whole city tired of all the detours

2024-01-17T00:44+0100sun-sentinel (en)

The U.S. 1 tunnel, a popular route for commuters traveling through downtown Fort Lauderdale, has been ground zero for gridlock for 28 months and counting. Drivers have endured detour after detour for more than two years, ever since construction began on a $28.4 million upgrade in September 2021. Several times, the Henry E.

'Life-threatening' flood warning as rain soaks country

2024-01-17T00:40+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Communities in far north Queensland are still recovering from the destruction of cyclone Jasper. (Brian Cassey/AAP PHOTOS) Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia's far north and southeastern states, bringing potentially life-threatening floods to some areas.

Cyclone Belal: Mauritius assesses damage after flash flooding

2024-01-17T00:11+0100theghanareport (en)

Authorities in Mauritius are assessing the damage after Cyclone Belal brought torrential rain and flooding to the Indian Ocean island nation. The country’s meteorological service said the storm was now moving away eastwards, but warned that “other environmental risks” still existed. At least one person has died in Mauritius and another on Réunion.

Climate data shows warmer than average 2023 in the Carolinas

2024-01-17T00:02+0100wsoctv (en)

CHARLOTTE Climate scientists in North and South Carolina released statewide data Tuesday recapping the 2023 year in weather. Both states finished the year with above-average temperatures, and despite a dry fall, yearly precipitation totals were slightly above average. North Carolina.

'Life-threatening' flood warning as rain soaks country

2024-01-16T23:54+0100newcastleherald (en)

Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia's far north and southeastern states, bringing potentially life-threatening floods to some areas. Some residents in rural communities in northern NSW are already cut off by flood waters, including about 500 people in Darkwood, west of Coffs Harbour, impacted by flooding on the Bellinger River.

'Life-threatening' flood warning as rain soaks country

2024-01-16T23:49+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia's far north and southeastern states, bringing potentially life-threatening floods to some areas. Some residents in rural communities in northern NSW are already cut off by flood waters, including about 500 people in Darkwood, west of Coffs Harbour, impacted by flooding on the Bellinger River.

'Life-threatening' flood warning as rain soaks country

2024-01-16T23:44+0100maitlandmercury (en)

Communities in far north Queensland are still recovering from the destruction of cyclone Jasper. (Brian Cassey/AAP PHOTOS) Heavy rain is set to continue across Australia's far north and southeastern states, bringing potentially life-threatening floods to some areas.

'Let's get ahead of it': Province hires Calgary-based company to prepare drought modelling

2024-01-16T23:18+0100calgaryherald (en)

WaterSMART will have a team of roughly 25 staff working on the project, said CEO Kim Sturgess, who founded the Calgary-based company in 2006. “It does build on extensive work that we’ve done over the last 15 years,” said Sturgess on Tuesday. “It’s not something we’re coming out of the gate.

Managed retreat on the cards for beach community

2024-01-16T22:52+0100radionz (en)

Managed retreat is being considered as an option for a Canterbury coastal community facing the threat of rising sea levels. The Hurunui District Council adopted a coastal adaptation plan for the Leithfield Beach community, south of Amberley, last month.

Managed retreat on the cards for beach community

2024-01-16T22:45+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Managed retreat is being considered as an option for a Canterbury coastal community facing the threat of rising sea levels. The Hurunui District Council adopted a coastal adaptation plan for the Leithfield Beach community, south of Amberley, last month.

Wind advisory in place as high surf pounds north shores

2024-01-16T21:53+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph, with localized gusts over 50 mph are expected to whip through the isles today. Strongest winds are expected over the western end of the state and on the windward side, as well as downwind of the island terrain and through valleys.

Shopee Driver Yaqub Died on Jalan Kebayoran Lama, Asphalt Turned to Blood Color

2024-01-16T19:38+0100ruetir (en)

Suara.com – An elderly person named Yaqub (60) died after being run over by another road driver on Jalan Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta, Tuesday (16/1/2024). Based on information regarding his identity, the victim is a resident of Jalan Dharma Wanita No. 17, Rawa Buaya, Cengkareng, West Jakarta.

'Freeze of the century' arrives with -15°C Arctic blast and snow across UK

2024-01-16T18:37+0100metro-uk (en)

Met Office forecasts more snow for London this week as temperatures plunge to -15°C – latest news. Snow falls in Speke, Liverpool. Much of the UK is facing another day of cold temperatures and travel disruption after overnight lows dropped below freezing for the bulk of the country (Picture: PA)....

Water damage, no heat in hallways after pipe bursts at downtown Edmonton condo

2024-01-16T17:44+0100citynews-ca (en)

Dehumidifiers lined the lobby of a downtown Edmonton condo building Monday after residents say a pipe burst on the fifth floor. The company that manages the Cambridge Lofts on Jasper Avenue says the sprinkler system froze after a window was accidentally left open in a vacant unit.

Extreme cold blasts Michigan: How soon until we 'warm up'

2024-01-16T17:01+0100freep (en)

Expect the deadly deep freeze that has overtaken Michigan ― and most of the country — to continue through early next week, when weather forecasters say temperatures may finally "get warmer" reaching a balmy 30s. "I’m not going say that's warm, but that’s warmer than where we are at now — for sure," meteorologist Kevan Kacan said Tuesday.

100,000 habitantes de Miami-Dade obtendrán un gran descuento en el seguro contra inundaciones. ¿Será usted uno de ellos?

2024-01-16T16:40+0100elnuevoherald (es)

Vista aérea de las inundaciones que afectaron a W 29 Street y 14 Avenue en Hialeah mientras el sur de la Florida se empapaba la noche del miércoles, con aguaceros torrenciales inundando la región debido a una perturbación frente a la costa de la Florida, el miércoles 16 de noviembre de 2023. Pedro Portal pportal@miamiherald.

News Environmental group 'rejects blame' over Lough Funshinagh flood fears 1 hour ago

2024-01-16T16:07+0100westmeathindependent (en)

An environmental body has "rejected allegations" that its actions were the reason why flood relief works have not been undertaken in the vicinity of Lough Funshinagh in South Roscommon. In a press statement in early January, Roscommon County Council made reference to legal action that was previously....

Thailand’s Tourist Boom: Visa-Free Entry Fosters Spike in Chinese Visitors

2024-01-16T15:37+0100thai-news (en)

Imagine landing in the vibrant heart of Southeast Asia, greeted by the promise of palm-fringed beaches, the aroma of sizzling street food, and the warmth of a triumphantly recovering tourism industry. This isn’t just a paradise dream but a reality taking shape, thanks to a nifty little maneuver by....

Beware of the Appearance of Tropical Cyclone Orchid and Strengthening of the Monsoon

2024-01-16T15:17+0100kompas-id (en)

KOMPAS/FAKHRI FADLURROHMAN. A resident was using a cellphone during heavy rain on Margonda Street, Depok City, West Java, on Saturday (13/1/2024). Heavy rain accompanied by lightning poured down on Depok City on Saturday afternoon. Flashes of lightning caused several residents to seek shelter in a number of stores.

Be prepared for fourth wave of floods in Johor, state exco tells agencies

2024-01-16T15:13+0100malaymail (en)

Johor State Housing and Local Government Committee Chairman Datuk Mohd Jafni Md Shukor speaks at a press conference after meeting with residents of Kampung Murni Jaya, Kulai, January 16, 2024. — Bernama pic. KULAI, Jan 16 — The Johor government has instructed all relevant agencies to be prepared to....

KZN rescue teams recover body of missing man as flood death toll inches closer to 60

2024-01-16T15:06+0100iol (en)

Rescue teams in KwaZulu-Natal have recovered the body of a man who went missing during the floods in oThongathi on Saturday night. IPSS Medical Rescue said the body was located by SAPS K9, Dante, on Tuesday after an extensive search of the area. "The body was located several kilometres from the....

UK cold weather: Exact time brutal 80mph storm batters Brits after snow blitz - new maps

2024-01-16T14:48+0100express (en)

A chaotic storm with winds of up to 80mph could batter parts of Britain already caked in snow and ice just days beforehand. That's according to a meteorologist who has predicted Scotland and parts of northern England could be in the firing line once again this weekend.

Horror over claims drivers and pedestrians ignoring Brechin Bridge ‘road closed’ barrier

2024-01-16T14:23+0100thecourier (en)

Drivers and pedestrians are being told not to ignore closure signs on Brechin Bridge which experts said was left unfit by Storm Babet to even carry a cat. It comes after a local councillor expressed horror over a report of a frustrated driver pulling a barrier aside to cross the bridge over the River South Esk.

Horror over claims drivers and pedestrians ignoring Brechin Bridge ‘road closed’ barrier

2024-01-16T14:22+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

Drivers and pedestrians are being told not to ignore closure signs on Brechin Bridge which experts said was left unfit by Storm Babet to even carry a cat. It comes after a local councillor expressed horror over a report of a frustrated driver pulling a barrier aside to cross the bridge over the River South Esk.

Johor tells agencies to be prepared for fourth wave of floods

2024-01-16T14:12+0100thesundaily (en)

KULAI : The Johor government has instructed all relevant agencies to be prepared to face the possibility of a fourth wave of floods in the state. State Housing and Local Government Committee chairman Datuk Mohd Jafni Md Shukor said all preparedness instructions to the agencies involved had been coordinated by each district officer.

Best Photos Of Nature: 26 Winners Of Close Up Photographer Of The Year

2024-01-16T14:06+0100forbes (en)

Security, Finalist, Young category: A Barbary macaque cradles a young monkey in its arms at the Ifran National Park, Morocco. Arthur Cech - CUPOTY 5. Aiming to reveal the hidden wonders of the world through Fielding more than 12,000 entries from 67 countries, a jury of photographers, scientists,....

Province plans ahead to mitigate severe drought this year — using a familiar modelling tool

2024-01-16T13:32+0100CBC (en)

The Alberta government is planning ahead for the possibility of a severe drought this year — using a tool and company employed in the aftermath of the 2013 floods. The province has awarded WaterSMART Solutions, a water management consulting company, with a $350,000 contract to conduct drought....

Floods hit 32 villages in Central Kalimantan, 4,547 people affected

2024-01-16T12:58+0100kompas-id (en)

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in Banjir Melanda 32 Desa di Kalteng, 4.547 Orang Terdampak DOKUMENTASI BPBD KOTAWARINGIN BARAT. Floods have struck in South Arut, West Kotawaringin Regency, Central Kalimantan on Sunday (14/1/2024).

Environment Agency | Official News Release Campaign launched to raise flood awareness in Weston-super-Mare

2024-01-16T11:52+0100wired-gov (en)

The Environment Agency has launched a campaign in Weston-super-Mare to raise awareness of flooding and inform residents of simple steps they can take to prepare. The Environment Agency will deliver localised communications and a series of free informational drop-in events to help residents in Weston....

Cyclone Belal: Mauritius raises warning to maximum

2024-01-16T11:02+0100clubofmozambique (en)

Mauritius has raised a cyclone warning alert to maximum after Cyclone Belal brought torrential rain and flooding to the Indian Ocean island nation. The country’s meteorological service said the storm was now moving away eastwards, but warned that “other environmental risks” still existed.

Cyclone Belal: Mauritius raises warning to maximum

2024-01-16T10:54+0100ClassFMGhana (en)

Mauritius has raised a cyclone warning alert to maximum after Cyclone Belal brought torrential rain and flooding to the Indian Ocean island nation. The country's meteorological service said the storm was now moving away eastwards, but warned that "other environmental risks" still existed.

Twelve-hour severe weather warning issued, with chance of snow in Hull on Tuesday

2024-01-16T10:09+0100hulldailymail (en)

A mixture of sleet, snow and ice could cause travel disruption in East Yorkshire, the Met Office is warning. A 12-hour severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the region from midnight tonight until noon on Wednesday. At least one road is closed due to ice, after motorists reported perilous conditions.

Mauritius raises cyclone level warning to maximum

2024-01-16T09:35+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Mauritius has raised a cyclone warning alert to maximum after Cyclone Belal brought torrential rain and flooding to the Indian Ocean island nation. The country's meteorological service said the storm was now moving away eastwards, but warned that "other environmental risks" still existed.

Cyclone Belal: Mauritius raises warning to maximum

2024-01-16T09:29+0100bbc (en)

Mauritius has raised a cyclone warning alert to maximum after Cyclone Belal brought torrential rain and flooding to the Indian Ocean island nation. The country's meteorological service said the storm was now moving away eastwards, but warned that "other environmental risks" still existed.

More flood warnings and alerts issued for Norfolk

2024-01-16T08:21+0100greatyarmouthmercury (en)

The Environment Agency has issued three warnings and eight alerts for the county as river levels remain high. A warning has been put in place for the River Yare, River Waveney , and the River Burn from South Creke to Burnham Thorpe. Parts of east Norwich have been included in the warning for the River Yare.

15 Asia-Pacific countries agree on trade pact

2024-01-16T08:16+0100elevenmyanmar (en)

NONTHABURI, Thailand — Fifteen Asia-Pacific countries, including the Philippines, are moving forward with what could be one of the world’s biggest trade deals, their leaders said in a statement at the close of a regional summit here on Monday. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)....

More flood warnings and alerts issued for Norfolk

2024-01-16T08:15+0100eveningnews24 (en)

The Environment Agency has issued three warnings and eight alerts for the county as river levels remain high. A warning has been put in place for the River Yare, River Waveney , and the River Burn from South Creke to Burnham Thorpe. Parts of east Norwich have been included in the warning for the River Yare.

More flood warnings and alerts issued for Norfolk

2024-01-16T08:12+0100edp24 (en)

The Environment Agency has issued three warnings and eight alerts for the county as river levels remain high. A warning has been put in place for the River Yare, River Waveney , and the River Burn from South Creke to Burnham Thorpe. Parts of east Norwich have been included in the warning for the River Yare.

Monsoonal rain, flood warnings and severe thunderstorms. Here's a look at the weather across the country

2024-01-16T07:25+0100abc-au (en)

Monsoonal rain in the Top End has seen flood warnings issued as Queenslanders who were hit by Tropical Cyclone Jasper brace for more rain. This comes as Western Australia faces a heatwave and as a category two cyclone is expected to impact the remote Cocos Keeling Islands. Let's take a look at what is happening and the forecast for the coming days.

NSW SES PREPOSITIONS FLOOD TEAMS AHEAD OF MORE HEAVY RAINFALL

2024-01-16T07:03+0100nationaltribune (en)

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is actively monitoring heavy rainfall across the state and has prepositioned flood rescue operators and assets in the Riverina, South West Slopes and northeast regions. NSW SES crews have responded to more than 460 incidents across the state since yesterday, including four flood rescues in the north east.

Fire ants form rafts to survive Queensland flood waters as experts warn of surge

2024-01-16T07:01+0100wn (en)

Invasive Species Council says rare rafting behaviour seen on cane farms south of Brisbane Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast Fire ants are forming rafts to survive and travel on flood waters in south-east Queensland, with experts warning the wild weather....

NSW SES Deploys Flood Teams Amid Forecasted Heavy Rainfall

2024-01-16T06:59+0100miragenews (en)

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is actively monitoring heavy rainfall across the state and has prepositioned flood rescue operators and assets in the Riverina, South West Slopes and northeast regions. NSW SES crews have responded to more than 460 incidents across the state since yesterday, including four flood rescues in the north east.

Green tech pumps water from air at CES

2024-01-16T06:12+0100phys (en)

Tech aimed at battling climate change and even pumping fresh water out of thin air attracted crowds as the annual CES gadget extravaganza showed its green side. With calls to fight climate change escalating, technology firms are finding ways to help, according to organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show, which wraps up in Las Vegas on Friday.

Fresh cyclone threats emerge for country's north

2024-01-16T05:45+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

Another cyclone threat is looming, with rain forecast to lash flood-hit regions for days. Tropical Cyclone Anggrek has formed 500 kilometres off the Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean and is expected to gain strength as it approaches Australian waters in coming days. The system is set to become a category two cyclone by Wednesday.

Five Things You Probably Have Wrong About Rain

2024-01-16T05:25+0100menafn (en)

- The Conversation) There's been so much rain over the last few weeks it's hard to believe much of the UK is in drought. Even as people trudge home drenched to the skin there are still hosepipe bans in place. After another record-breaking hot summer, UK reservoirs are still well below normal levels.

Evacuaron a 280 personas por inundaciones en el centro y sur de Corrientes

2024-01-16T05:12+0100fmimpacto107 (es)

Las autoridades confirmaron que están atravesando los desbordes de ríos «más severos de los últimos años», con anegamiento de calles y decenas de familias refugiadas en centros comunitarios. Unas 280 personas permanecen evacuadas en localidades del centro y sur de la provincia de Corrientes producto....

Ranchers say the state flooded their lands, killing animals. The Supreme Court will decide if Texas has to pay

2024-01-16T05:07+0100foxnews (en)

Richie DeVillier steered his boat around floating carcasses. His son leaned over the edge of the boat, holding a calf's head above the floodwaters as they tried to lead the shell-shocked animal to higher ground. Many of the living cattle they had found so far would not survive the next few days.

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne weather: Major update on cyclone set to form off the coast of Queensland

2024-01-16T04:07+0100dailymail (en)

THE NORTHERN TERRITORY The heaviest rain will fall across the Top End and Kimberley, where the monsoon's showers have forced the Bureau to issue severe weather warnings for locals. The low will remain over land for most of the week, with the Bureau predicting it will drift eastwards and 'deepen' over the next few days.

Brunsbüttel: A city between industry and harbor romance | > – History

2024-01-16T03:01+0100breakinglatest (en)

As of: January 15, 2024 5:00 a.m. The city of Brunsbüttel has only had its name since 1970. The community of Brunsbüttelkoog received its town charter on January 15, 1949. The series “Schleswig-Holstein then and now” compares old and new photos. by Laura Albus.

Flood rescues, calls for help as NSW rivers rise

2024-01-16T02:04+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

Heavy rain and widespread storms over NSW have prompted hundreds of calls for help across Sydney and some regional areas as rivers rise to flood levels. The NSW State Emergency Service responded to 460 incidents in the 24 hours to Tuesday morning, the majority in the metropolitan area.

Drip your faucets, keep the heat on: Advice to avoid pipes bursting during winter weather

2024-01-16T01:29+0100cbs46 (en)

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Metro Atlanta is bracing for a drastic drop into freezing temperatures heading into Tuesday morning. “Now is the time to prepare, number one,” said Jason Brehm, store manager at The Home Depot Cumberland Store. The quick temperature change can cause water to freeze within pipes.

Maine storms wash away iconic fishing shacks, expose long-buried 1911 shipwreck on beach

2024-01-16T01:25+0100deleciousfood (en)

A record high tide in Maine washed away three historic fishing cabins that had stood since the 1800s and served as the backdrop for countless photographs. The dramatic incident, which was caught on camera, occurred just two days after a 1911 shipwreck was exposed by another storm on a Maine beach.

Heavy snow forecast for some parts of B.C. as record cold continues to grip other regions (Nouvelle fenêtre)

2024-01-15T23:02+0100radio-canada (en)

British Columbia remains in the grip of winter weather as extreme cold persists in the province's southeast and northeast regions, while say parts of the Interior including Prince George could see up to 20 centimetres more snow. Environment Canada says a low-pressure system moving across the....

On this day in history, January 15

2024-01-15T21:30+0100the-star (en)

Real people, real stories – more than just dates and boring facts. 588BC Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign. The siege lasts two years and results in the razing of the city and the Jews being carted off to Babylon in exile.

Evacuaron a 280 personas por inundaciones en el centro y sur de Corrientes

2024-01-15T21:10+0100telam (es)

La inundación en Corrientes. /Foto: Gentileza Municipalidad. Unas 280 personas permanecen evacuadas en localidades del centro y sur de la provincia de Corrientes producto de las inundaciones provocadas por las abundantes lluvias de los últimos días, informó el Comité Operativo de Emergencias de....

TV's most talked about villa is back - but with a new twist for 2024

2024-01-15T20:34+0100birminghammail (en)

Love Island will return to South Africa for the new series and will see legendary Islanders from various series since its launch in 2015 attempt to find love once again and avoid being dumped from the island. Relationships will be put to the test as bombshells enter and heads turn - with only one....

Flood alerts issued in London as key areas along River Thames at risk named

2024-01-15T19:56+0100getwestlondon (en)

The alerts are in place cover Kingston, Teddington and Hampton along with Trowlock Island and Thames Ditton Island. Due to the risk of a flood, the Thames Barrier off Silvertown in East London was shut for six hours today to help protect these areas. Nonetheless, high tides exceeding five metres are....

Perth property market so red-hot a fire-ravaged house is listed for same price it sold for in 2022

2024-01-15T19:06+0100brisbanetimes (en)

Perth’s overheated housing market continues to steam ahead with a home in Calista listed for the same price it sold for less than two years ago, despite the property being extensively damaged by a fire. The four bedroom, one bathroom home built in 1970 last sold for $255,000 in July 2022. It was partially destroyed by fire in July 2023.

Perth property market so red-hot a fire-ravaged house is listed for same price it sold for in 2022

2024-01-15T19:02+0100smh (en)

Perth’s overheated housing market continues to steam ahead with a home in Calista listed for the same price it sold for less than two years ago, despite the property being extensively damaged by a fire. The four bedroom, one bathroom home built in 1970 last sold for $255,000 in July 2022. It was partially destroyed by fire in July 2023.

Perth property market so red-hot a fire-ravaged house is listed for same price it sold for in 2022

2024-01-15T19:01+0100watoday (en)

Perth’s overheated housing market continues to steam ahead with a home in Calista listed for the same price it sold for less than two years ago, despite the property being extensively damaged by a fire. The four bedroom, one bathroom home built in 1970 last sold for $255,000 in July 2022. It was partially destroyed by fire in July 2023.

Perth property market so red-hot a fire-ravaged house is listed for same price it sold for in 2022

2024-01-15T19:01+0100theage (en)

Perth’s overheated housing market continues to steam ahead with a home in Calista listed for the same price it sold for less than two years ago, despite the property being extensively damaged by a fire. The four bedroom, one bathroom home built in 1970 last sold for $255,000 in July 2022. It was partially destroyed by fire in July 2023.

Latest | Infrastructure Department warns public to ‘avoid travel’ as strikes will cause widespread disruption18:45

2024-01-15T18:55+0100belfasttelegraph (en)

Members of two unions who carry out gritting on roads in Northern Ireland will be taking week-long strike action from Thursday. With cold weather being forecast for this week, the industrial action will cause disruption to its winter gritting service. A spokesperson said: “If the current weather....

Malawi: 33 Malawi Rivers Flood As 3 Die in Mponela, Dowa Due to River Flooding

2024-01-15T18:10+0100allafrica (en)

Officials from the Ministry of Water and Sanitation say at least 33 rivers are either flooding or risk flooding due to heavy rains in most parts of the country. In a statement, the ministry says the rivers that are experiencing significant increase in water levels in.

Car submerged as huge waves breach Hornsea seafront

2024-01-15T17:28+0100hulldailymail (en)

Karl Shannon, the leading coxswain at Hornsea Rescue, shared these photographs of giant waves cresting over the barrier and one car stranded in the flood water. South Promenade has been shut due to the flooding , with further problems predicted at high tide this evening, at around 7pm.

Howth Sunshine Greets Growing Fleet In Fingal Frostbite Spring Series

2024-01-15T15:40+0100afloat (en)

More than thirty boats hit the water for Week 2 of the post-Christmas Howth YC Dinghy Frostbite series on Sunday morning writes Conor Murphy , when they were met with perfect breezes of 10 knots with some gusts and lulls either side of it, combined with bright sunny skies and a fun-seeking tide switching direction halfway through the day's racing.

RAISI URGES ICJ TO MAKE RESPONSIBLE DECISION REGARDING GAZA

2024-01-15T15:36+0100libyannewswire (en)

Speaking at the Al-Aqsa Flood and Awakening of Human Conscience conference on Sunday, held by the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that the Palestinian cause evolved into the most prominent humanitarian issue today and remains a top....

Tropical Cyclone Belal hits French island of Reunion. Nearby Mauritius on high alert

2024-01-15T14:37+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

SAINT-PAUL, Réunion -- A tropical cyclone hit the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean on Monday, bringing intense rains and powerful winds and leaving about a quarter of households without electricity and tens of thousands of homes without water, authorities said.

World News | Tropical Cyclone Belal Hits the French Island of Reunion. Nearby Mauritius is Also on High Alert

2024-01-15T14:30+0100latestly (en)

Cape Town ( South Africa ), Jan 15 (AP) A tropical cyclone hit the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean on Monday, bringing intense rains and powerful winds and leaving about a quarter of households without electricity and tens of thousands of homes without water, authorities said.

Army Corps of Engineers must safeguard our water supply | Opinion

2024-01-15T14:20+0100wn (en)

When Congress enacted the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 more than two decades ago, it authorized the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan and expressed its clear intention to protect the water supply and water-related needs of communities like ours while restoring America’s Everglades.

Tropical Cyclone Belal hits the French island of Reunion. Nearby Mauritius is also on high alert

2024-01-15T14:05+0100WashingtonPost (en)

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A tropical cyclone hit the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean on Monday, bringing intense rains and powerful winds and leaving about a quarter of households without electricity and tens of thousands of homes without water, authorities said.

Tropical Cyclone Belal hits the French island of Reunion. Nearby Mauritius is also on high alert

2024-01-15T14:03+0100sfgate (en)

Strong winds blow in the town of La Plaine Saint-Paul on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. Authorities urged residents on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion to shelter indoors Sunday as a powerful storm bore down packing hurricane-force winds and Meteo France....

Sheffield Crown Court forced to close after 'catastrophic' flood

2024-01-15T13:27+0100thestar (en)

The situation has been made worse by the closure of nearby Doncaster Magistrates’ Court due to Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) in October of last year, another blow to the South Yorkshire courts estate. Mike Jones, a member of the Law Society’s criminal law committee, is based in the....

Large parts of Welsh coast put under flood alert

2024-01-15T13:23+0100icWales (en)

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Army Corps of Engineers must safeguard our water supply | Opinion

2024-01-15T13:03+0100sun-sentinel (en)

When Congress enacted the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 more than two decades ago, it authorized the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan and expressed its clear intention to protect the water supply and water-related needs of communities like ours while restoring America’s Everglades.

Durban again hammered by heavy rain, flooding

2024-01-15T12:51+0100mg (en)

The deadly floods that caused destruction across Durban over the weekend have added pressure on the government to declare a state of disaster across KwaZulu-Natal. Authorities have said that five people were killed in eThekwini and so far two people are missing, presumed washed away by the floodwaters.

Yedioth Ahronoth: Gaza tunnels hundreds of times more than Israel's estimates

2024-01-15T12:50+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-15T10:57:17.892Z. Highlights: Yedioth Ahronoth: Gaza tunnels hundreds of times more than Israel's estimates. The Israeli army was surprised by the size of the tunnel network built by the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza Strip. The tunnels posed the biggest challenge to the occupation army....

Will it snow today? Latest UK weather forecast as temperatures drop

2024-01-15T12:47+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

are in place throughout the UK today, as an Arctic blast sends temperatures plunging as low as -4°C. The Met Office has warned of “ snow showers ” on Monday, falling mostly in Northern Ireland and Scotland. When and where is snow set to fall? The forecaster expects up to 10 cm of snow to accumulate....

Will it snow today? Latest UK weather forecast as temperatures drop

2024-01-15T12:28+0100inews-co-uk (en)

are in place throughout the UK today, as an Arctic blast sends temperatures plunging as low as -4°C. The Met Office has warned of “ snow showers ” on Monday, falling mostly in Northern Ireland and Scotland. When and where is snow set to fall? The forecaster expects up to 10 cm of snow to accumulate....

Homicide-and-a-half: A man in his 20s murdered his granddad and stabbed his father

2024-01-15T12:13+0100citizen (en)

Following a flash flood, that caused damage on the town, tragedy struck a family in Lotusville, Verulam, on Saturday night. Reports indicate that a young man in his twenties, allegedly grappling with mental health issues, stabbed both his grandfather and father.

Unyielding Resistance: Al-Aqsa Flood Ravages Gaza as Occupation’s Genocide Continues

2024-01-15T11:48+0100almanar-en (en)

In a relentless display of aggression, the Israeli occupation shows no signs of subsiding on the 101st day of its ruthless attacks against Gaza. Targeting multiple areas within the center and south of the Gaza Strip, the occupation’s raids intensified on the night that marked the end of 100 days of unyielding war.

Campaign launched to raise flood awareness in Weston-super-Mare

2024-01-15T09:29+0100gov-uk (en)

The Environment Agency will deliver localised communications and a series of free informational drop-in events to help residents in Weston understand how to prepare for flooding and where to access support if they need it. The campaign over the next few weeks will focus on the following wards within....

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Campaign launched to raise flood awareness in Weston-super-Mare

2024-01-15T09:16+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The Environment Agency will deliver localised communications and a series of free informational drop-in events to help residents in Weston understand how to prepare for flooding and where to access support if they need it. The campaign over the next few weeks will focus on the following wards within....

Weston-Super-Mare Flood Awareness Campaign Launched

2024-01-15T09:02+0100miragenews (en)

The Environment Agency will deliver localised communications and a series of free informational drop-in events to help residents in Weston understand how to prepare for flooding and where to access support if they need it. The campaign over the next few weeks will focus on the following wards within....

BBC's London weather forecast pinpoints when it's going to feel as cold as -7C

2024-01-15T08:44+0100getwestlondon (en)

The coldest part of the week is due to be in the morning of Thursday. That day has highs of just 3C and lows of -3C but BBC Weather has said that at 7am it will feel as cold as -7C in the capital. So for any commuters, make sure you wrap up warm - it's going to be a freezing one. The actual temperature at from 5am to 8am on Thursday will be -2C.

'Exciting milestone': Massive crane will be at work as new bridge in region takes shape

2024-01-15T08:03+0100westernadvocate (en)

ONE of two new multi-million-dollar bridges being built in the region will take a big step forward this weekend when a 250-tonne crane goes to work. Work on the $12 million replacement of the existing bridge over the Mandagery Creek at Manildra began in September 2022 and Transport for NSW says the....

The Star » Wahu’s murder crime scene not registered with us - Airbnb

2024-01-15T07:15+0100kenyamoja (en)

Online homestays and experiences provider Airbnb has explained that a house where socialite Starlet Wahu Mwangi’s body was found was not registered with them. An Airbnb spokesperson said the property in question in South B did not have any reservations booked for the dates reported.

Search continues for missing KZN flood victims 15 January 2024

2024-01-15T06:31+0100enca (en)

Search continues for missing KZN flood victims DURBAN - The death toll in the KwaZulu-Natal floods has risen to 11. Five people died in the eThekwini metro alone. Search operations are also continuing for two people after their home was washed away in the Tongaat area.

Wahu’s murder crime scene not registered with us - Airbnb

2024-01-15T05:58+0100thestarkenya (en)

Online homestays and experiences provider Airbnb has explained that a house where socialite Starlet Wahu Mwangi’s body was found was not registered with them. An Airbnb spokesperson said the property in question in South B did not have any reservations booked for the dates reported.

Trees down, flash flooding as Sydney is drenched

2024-01-15T04:00+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

Emergency services have responded to hundreds of calls for help after rain bucketed down on Sydney and surrounding areas at night. There were about 300 calls to the NSW State Emergency Service on Sunday night and Monday morning, mostly from Sydney’s storm-hit northern beaches, including the suburbs of Frenchs Forest, Mona Vale and Avalon.

More wet weather forecast for Sydney, monsoonal rain and strong winds for northern Australia

2024-01-15T03:52+0100guardian (en)

Wet weather sweeping across Sydney and monsoonal rains swamping Darwin and north Queensland are creating the conditions for another sodden summer week for much of the country. A south-easterly flow moving off the water is bringing moisture on to Sydney shores, condensing in the atmosphere as cloud and shower activity.

Indonesia, Flooding in Tapin (South Kalimantan) (13 Jan 2024)

2024-01-15T03:38+0100reliefWeb (en)

Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia. Event Date : Sat, 13 Jan 2024. AHADID : AHA-FL-2024-000065-IDN | GLIDE Number : Impact Update Date : Sun, 14 Jan 2024 22:37:59. AFFECTED AREA/S. Tapin. DESCRIPTION. ➢ Chronology: Triggered by Intensity Heavy rain that occurred since early morning caused the river to....

North Korea Sends Foreign Minister to Russia as Arms Ties Build

2024-01-15T03:35+0100bnnbloomberg (en)

(Bloomberg) -- North Korean Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui left on a trip to Russia that could facilitate a visit by President Vladimir Putin to Pyongyang and enhance arms transfers that have replenished the Kremlin’s arsenal to attack Ukraine. Choe will be in Russia from Monday to Wednesday, North Korean state media said.

Winter weather still gripping Canada, but some B.C. warnings being dropped

2024-01-15T01:55+0100crestonvalleyadvance (en)

Cold weather warnings across much of British Columbia lifted Sunday ahead of a warming trend in the forecast, but the Prairies are likely facing another day or two of bone-chilling temperatures after a weekend of cold, snow and windstorms that affected all parts of the country.

International Subscribers only Argentina faces invasion of 'aggressive' mosquitoes

2024-01-15T01:16+0100LeMonde-en (en)

A specimen of "Aedes albifasciatus" seen in Argentina in April 2021. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS. She was bit five times on her left calf alone. And over the rest of her body were "countless" other bites, said 50-year-old Florencia Gimenez in a park in Buenos Aires.

Temperatures to moderate in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

2024-01-15T01:04+0100globalnews (en)

Frigid temperatures continued to grip British Columbia and the Prairies on Sunday. Environment Canada says arctic air will continue to generate wind chill temperatures of between -40 C and -50 C in some parts of B.C., including Peace River and Prince George. It says temperatures will moderate in Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley later on Sunday.

Winter weather continues to grip Canada, but some B.C. cold warnings being dropped 1/14/2024 2:53:50 PM

2024-01-15T00:49+0100timescolonist (en)

Cold weather warnings across much of British Columbia lifted Sunday ahead of a warming trend in the forecast, but the Prairies are likely facing another day or two of bone-chilling temperatures after a weekend of cold, snow and windstorms that affected all parts of the country.

Winter weather continues to grip Canada, but some B.C. cold warnings being dropped 0 1/14/2024 2:53:50 PM

2024-01-15T00:45+0100tricitynews (en)

Cold weather warnings across much of British Columbia lifted Sunday ahead of a warming trend in the forecast, but the Prairies are likely facing another day or two of bone-chilling temperatures after a weekend of cold, snow and windstorms that affected all parts of the country.

Winter weather continues to grip Canada, but some B.C. cold warnings being dropped

2024-01-15T00:23+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

Cold weather warnings across much of British Columbia lifted Sunday ahead of a warming trend in the forecast, but the Prairies are likely facing another day or two of bone-chilling temperatures after a weekend of cold, snow and windstorms that affected all parts of the country.

As weather-related disasters mount, some Canadian homeowners can’t get insurance coverage | Breaking:

2024-01-14T23:07+0100whatsnew2day (en)

“I could see the water level rising higher and higher,” Pinochet recalled. Their house ended up being a total loss and was demolished last fall. Floods like that of Saint-Paul Bay about 90 kilometers northeast of Quebec City, contributed to increasing extreme weather insurance claims in 2023 to the....

Northern Australia warned to brace for storms, deluge

2024-01-14T23:01+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Flood watches are in place for parts of the NT's western Top End and areas around Cairns. (Joshua Prieto/AAP PHOTOS) A tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rains in far north Queensland are expected to bring large volumes of rainfall to already sodden regions.

Oregon road conditions dangerous even as weather stabilizes, ODOT says 1h agoJayati Ramakrishnan

2024-01-14T22:51+0100oregonlive (en)

Most of Oregon likely won’t see new snow or freezing rain for a couple of days, but drivers should still stay home if possible as crews work to clear snow, ice and downed tree limbs that litter the state’s roads following a major winter storm. The Oregon Department of Transportation on Sunday....

Northern Australia warned to brace for storms, deluge

2024-01-14T22:49+0100maitlandmercury (en)

Flood watches are in place for parts of the NT's western Top End and areas around Cairns. (Joshua Prieto/AAP PHOTOS) A tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rains in far north Queensland are expected to bring large volumes of rainfall to already sodden regions.

Flood threat in three states as fresh deluges arrive

2024-01-14T22:30+0100thenewdaily-au (en)

Parts of NSW, including Sydney, have been warned to expect more than 100 millimetres of rain in coming days, as fresh deluges descend on eastern Australia. The latest weather warning comes as a tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rain in far north Queensland are expected to bring....

Science & Tech dept joins hands with ISRO to study migration of rivers – Millennium Post

2024-01-14T22:15+0100businesstelegraph (en)

Kolkata: The state Science and Technology and Biotechnology department has joined hands with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for conducting a scientific study for assessment of the various factors that lead to migration of rivers. The programme, funded by the department for the first time,....

Northern Australia warned to brace for storms, deluge

2024-01-14T21:51+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

A tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rains in far north Queensland are expected to bring large volumes of rainfall to already sodden regions. The Bureau of Meteorology said some areas south of Darwin could experience up to 500mm of rain between Sunday and Wednesday with widespread....

Northern Australia warned to brace for storms, deluge

2024-01-14T16:59+0100bordermail (en)

Flood watches are in place for parts of the NT's western Top End and areas around Cairns. (Joshua Prieto/AAP PHOTOS) A tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rains in far north Queensland are expected to bring large volumes of rainfall to already sodden regions.

Northern Australia warned to brace for storms, deluge

2024-01-14T16:39+0100illawarramercury (en)

A tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rains in far north Queensland are expected to bring large volumes of rainfall to already sodden regions. The Bureau of Meteorology says some areas south of Darwin could experience up to 500mm of rainfall between Sunday and Wednesday with....

Northern Australia warned to brace for storms, deluge

2024-01-14T16:35+0100newcastleherald (en)

A tropical low off the coast of Darwin and monsoonal rains in far north Queensland are expected to bring large volumes of rainfall to already sodden regions. The Bureau of Meteorology says some areas south of Darwin could experience up to 500mm of rainfall between Sunday and Wednesday with....

Yellow weather warnings in place as UK braces for freezing temperatures

2024-01-14T10:44+0100inews-co-uk (en)

are in place for parts of the UK as the country braces for freezing temperatures. A northern airflow is expected to bring cold Arctic air to the UK from Sunday, starting with snow and ice warnings in northern Scotland but moving south during next week.

Flooding concerns as busy road labelled 'impassable' by locals

2024-01-14T10:13+0100edp24 (en)

Danish energy company Orsted will carry out a series of works to help combat drainage issues near its Hornsea Three offshore wind farm substation off the B1113 between Swardeston and Keswick. The substation site off the B1113 (Image: Mike Page) It comes as local councillors say the main road has....

Flooding concerns as busy road labelled 'impassable' by locals

2024-01-14T10:13+0100eveningnews24 (en)

Danish energy company Orsted will carry out a series of works to help combat drainage issues near its Hornsea Three offshore wind farm substation off the B1113 between Swardeston and Keswick. The substation site off the B1113 (Image: Mike Page) It comes as local councillors say the main road has....

The 14 countries around world tourists need to visit now before they disappear underwater By 2030 large swathes of some of the most popular countries to visit in the world...

2024-01-14T08:23+0100express (en)

With sea levels rising across the world a number of countries could be almost completely submerged in a few years time, so here are 14 countries tourists should look to visit as soon as possible. By 2030 large swathes of some of the most popular countries to visit in the world could be underwater,....

Floods wreak havoc in KwaZulu-Natal as death toll climbs to 43

2024-01-14T07:10+0100citizen (en)

The KwaZulu-Natal department of cooperative governance and traditional affairs has confirmed that three more people have died from the recent floods, taking the death toll to 43. According to the department, KZN disaster management teams on Saturday responded to several fatal disaster incidents in....

What is the solution to the tensions in the Middle East that have lasted for 100 days of fighting in Gaza?

2024-01-14T07:07+0100tellerreport (en)

China News Service, Beijing, January 1 (Xinhua) -- How to solve the tension in the Middle East after the 14-day war in Gaza continues? China News Service reporter Bo Wenwen. On January 1, local time, the current round of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict entered its 14th day.

Let Pallikaranai marshland remain an aquatic habitat

2024-01-14T02:33+0100dtnext (en)

CHENNAI: After suffering for over 35 years of incessant dumping of garbage, residents around the ecologically sensitive Pallikaranai Marshland have been promised a new lease of life. The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has almost completed the bio-mining of legacy waste from Perungudi landfill to reclaim the affected portion.

Wiping out wetlands ends eco-system

2024-01-14T02:33+0100dtnext (en)

CHENNAI: With climate change and the monsoon floods making headlines in the capital Chennai, the urban and coastal cities across the State will continue to bear the brunt in the foreseeable future. To mitigate the adverse effects, there is a need to protect the wetlands and Tamil Nadu coastline,....

Upper East floods: “We haven’t thought of airlifting relief items to victims” – NADMO

2024-01-14T02:20+0100theghanareport (en)

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) says it has not thought of airlifting relief items to flood victims in the Upper East region. This comes days after torrential rains washed away over 200 houses, leaving thousands of residents displaced.

Wild storms and severe floods to batter Australia while millions brace for scorching heatwave - what the forecast looks like near you

2024-01-14T01:58+0100dailymail (en)

Queenslanders have been warned to prepare for the potential of flash flooding as a monsoon trough sweeps across the state's far north, bringing a new wave of heavy rain to the already drenched ground. The Bureau of Meteorology warned already flood-stricken areas in the state's north could be lashed....

Snow squalls are possible Sunday as the Philly region gets a taste of actual winter

2024-01-14T00:47+0100inquirer-com (en)

Snow squalls — not to be confused with flurries — accompanying a surge of Arctic air could cross the Philly region Sunday, generating brief periods of blizzard-like conditions, the National Weather Service is warning. The squall threat will mark a dramatic return — or perhaps more properly, arrival....

Iconic fishing shacks destroyed in storm

2024-01-14T00:47+0100ABCnews (en)

Crews were assessing "significant damage due to flooding" in South Portland, the city said. Among the areas impacted, Bug Light Park will be closed until at least Tuesday due to "major damage" to the path leading to the lighthouse, the city said. Flooding was also seen in other coastal towns,....

Hundreds of weather-related crashes in West Region, while winds reach 100 km/h on Lake Erie shoreline

2024-01-13T23:09+0100barrie (en)

Police officers in the region have been busy with the first major snow event of the year. London Police Service (LPS) closed the curve at Glanworth Drive in south London, Ont. Saturday afternoon for a two-vehicle collision, while OPP have dealt with hundreds of crashes since late Friday.

New Storm Sparks Flooding On South Fork

2024-01-13T22:33+0100patch (en)

According to Ryan Murphy, Southampton Town code compliance and emergency management administrator, "We're unfortunately seeing some pretty significant flooding in a lot of the same places again. We have several roadway closures due to flooding." The Shinnecock Canal was overflowing Saturday morning;....

Green tech pumps water from air

2024-01-13T22:18+0100japantoday (en)

Tech aimed at battling climate change and even pumping fresh water out of thin air attracted crowds as the annual CES gadget extravaganza showed its green side. With calls to fight climate change escalating, technology firms are finding ways to help, according to organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show.

Shortly before floods made Sharleen's home an island, she lost all faith in flow data

2024-01-13T21:56+0100abc-au (en)

Sharleen Lloyd will never forget the day she lost all faith in the flow data she had always trusted to keep her family and home safe. Daily flow reports have long been vital to river communities like hers to understand how much water is coming across the South Australian border.

Snow Squalls Possible For NJ Amid Arctic Blast: See Timing, Impacts

2024-01-13T21:54+0100caldwells (en)

Rain that swept across the state Friday has mainly ended, with the exception of isolated showers in parts of Central and North Jersey, according to the National Weather Service's Saturday morning forecast. Despite the rain's end, coastal and river flooding remains a concern, forecasters said.

New York City is hit by FLOODS with West Side Highway left underwater... as Storm Gerri pounds Midwest with snow and forecasters warn of upcoming Arctic blast

2024-01-13T21:42+0100dailymail (en)

was hit by floods on Saturday morning, with boardwalks and highways left underwater and Hudson River Park along piers closed. The West Side Highway was flooded by high tide, and walking paths were submerged after New York Governor declared a state of emergency ahead of predicted snow and an upcoming Arctic blast.

Visit Storm brings more rain, with power outages, high coastal water, and possible flooding

2024-01-13T18:58+0100boston (en)

Record high tides are forecast in Portland this afternoon during high tide. Closer to home, our rivers and streams are running really high. This has resulted in flood warnings being issued. I took a look at just one river gauge in Dover, of the Charles River.

How 2023's record heat worsened droughts, floods and bushfires

2024-01-13T18:43+0100tvnz (en)

Analysis: Global warming is profoundly changing the water cycle, writes Albert Van Dijk for The Conversation. 2023 was a year of record-breaking heat, devastating storms and floods, deepening droughts and raging wildfires. These events showed how climate change is affecting the global water cycle and our livelihoods.

Green tech pumps water from air at CES

2024-01-13T18:38+0100todayheadline (en)

Tech aimed at battling climate change and even pumping fresh water out of thin air attracted crowds as the annual CES gadget extravaganza showed its green side. With calls to fight climate change escalating, technology firms are finding ways to help, according to organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show, which wraps up in Las Vegas on Friday.

Motorists face huge 90 minutes to travel four miles diversion on major route

2024-01-13T18:10+0100dailypost-co-uk (en)

For commuters and parents with schoolchildren who cross the River Dyfi every day, it’s a looming nightmare. A stretch of the A493 by Dyfi Cottages, near the old Dyfi bridge, is due to be closed for 30 days from February 10 to allow for drainage works for the new Dyfi Bridge.

Green tech pumps water from air at CES

2024-01-13T18:03+0100whatsnew2day (en)

Technology aimed at combating climate change and even pumping fresh water out of thin air drew crowds as the annual CES gadget show showed off its green side. With calls to fight climate change escalating, technology companies are finding ways to help, according to organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show, which concludes in Las Vegas on Friday.

Moroccan philosopher Taha Abdel Rahman: Al-Aqsa flood is self-defense from 6 sides

2024-01-13T17:59+0100tellerreport (en)

Arab philosopher and thinker Taha Abdel Rahman (Moroccan press) Moroccan philosopher Dr. Taha Abdel Rahman said that the Al-Aqsa flood operation launched by the Palestinian resistance on the seventh of last October is rightly considered self-defense, condemning Israel's demand that the countries of the world condemn it.

Gloucestershire temperatures to plummet below freezing as ice and snow blast to hit UK

2024-01-13T17:03+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

from Monday (January 15). Parts of the South West are likely to see some - potentially quite heavy - snow flurries overnight on Monday, though these are currently only predicted across high ground. It comes as temperatures are expected to drop below freezing from tomorrow - and remain there for the rest of the week.

What supercontinents have existed throughout Earth’s history?

2024-01-13T16:41+0100todayheadline (en)

The continents we live on today are moving, and over hundreds of millions of years they get pulled apart and smashed together again. Occasionally, this tectonic plate -fueled process brings most of the world’s landmasses together to form a massive supercontinent.

Green tech pumps water from thin air

2024-01-13T16:27+0100kuwaittimes (en)

LAS VEGAS: Tech aimed at battling climate change and even pumping fresh water out of thin air attracted crowds as the annual CES gadget extravaganza showed its green side. With calls to fight climate change escalating, technology firms are finding ways to help, according to organizers of the....

EEUU: vientos, tormentas, lluvias, nevadas y apagones

2024-01-13T15:49+0100prensa-latina (es)

Se estima que en esa región más de 350 mil hogares y empresas quedaron sin servicio eléctrico en las primeras horas de este sábado. Entretanto, millones de personas están bajo vigilancia o alerta de inundaciones costeras desde Carolina del Norte (sur) a Maine (noreste) ante el pronóstico de las precipitaciones en el este del territorio nacional.

Alerta amarilla por tormentas: qué provincias se verán afectadas

2024-01-12T21:19+0100tn-ar (es)

El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional emitió una alerta amarilla por tormentas que estará activa este viernes en Jujuy, parte de la provincia de Buenos Aires , Córdoba, La Pampa, San Luis, Mendoza y Río Negro, Además, rige una alerta amarilla por vientos en la costa sur de Santa Cruz y Tierra del Fuego.

Una tormenta de nieve «peligrosa para la vida» azotará EE.UU. y algunos tornados podrían golpear las costas sur y este

2024-01-12T15:23+0100huaral (es)

(CNN) — Un cóctel calamitoso de vientos feroces, nevadas extremas, tormentas peligrosas y frío potencialmente mortal se está extendiendo por todo el país mientras las peligrosas condiciones obstaculizan los viajes y amenazan con cortes de energía en temperaturas gélidas. Aquí están los eventos más recientes.

Forte maltempo in Australia: inondazioni nello Stato di Victoria, scattano le evacuazioni | FOTO

2024-01-08T08:18+0100meteoweb (it)

In Australia , a centinaia di persone è stato ordinato di evacuare le proprie case dopo che diffuse inondazioni hanno colpito parti dello Stato di Victoria , mentre il maltempo continua a colpire il Sud/Est del Paese. L’evacuazione è stata ordinata per le aree gravemente colpite nelle piccole città....

Meteo Cronaca Diretta VIDEO: SUDAFRICA, inondazioni e forti grandinate si abbattono su Johannesburg

2024-01-07T11:09+0100ilmeteo (it)

Una violenta ondata di maltempo ha colpito la metropoli di Johannesburg in Sud Africa nella giornata di Venerdì 5 Gennaio 2024. Le immagini mostrano una grave inondazione della città dopo le violente piogge torrenziali. Il VIDEO in alto.

La tormenta Henk provoca inundaciones en Inglaterra

2024-01-06T11:56+0100eldiario (es)

Las inundaciones en gran parte de Inglaterra llevaron a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas, luego de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio. Una semana de precipitaciones, agravada por el paso de la tormenta Henk,....

Temblor en Chile: revisa el reporte sísmico del sábado 6 de enero

2024-01-06T06:40+0100ElComercio (es)

¿POR QUÉ CHILE ES UN PAÍS ALTAMENTE SÍSMICO? Chile se encuentra ubicado en el borde occidental de la placa Sudamericana, donde las placas de Nazca y Antártica convergen y generan sismos. Esta es una de las zonas del Cinturón de Fuego. ¿CUÁL ES LA DIFERENCIA ENTRE LA MAGNITUD Y LA INTENSIDAD DE UN....

Fuertes lluvias azotan el sur de Tangerang, Indonesia-Xinhua

2024-01-06T02:37+0100notiulti (es)

Los automovilistas caminan entre las aguas de una inundación después de fuertes lluvias en Tangerang del Sur, provincia de Banten, Indonesia, el 5 de enero de 2024. La Agencia Indonesia de Meteorología, Climatología y Geofísica (BMKG) emitió el miércoles una advertencia al público, instando a tener....

Cientos de hogares fueron evacuados tras inundaciones en Inglaterra

2024-01-05T22:37+0100HoyDigital-DO (es)

en buena parte de Inglaterra han llevado a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas , después de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio. Una semana de precipitaciones, agravada por el paso de la tormenta Henk , ha....

Evacuan cientos de hogares y cancelan trenes por inundaciones en Inglaterra

2024-01-05T19:46+0100tiempo (es)

La “alerta amarilla” decretada por la Oficina Meteorológica por el temporal fue levantada. Redacción. Las inundaciones en Inglaterra han llevado a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas, después de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio.

Inundaciones en Inglaterra provocó evacuación de cientos de personas y cancelación de trenes

2024-01-05T14:58+0100acn (es)

Las inundaciones en partes de Inglaterra han llevado a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas, después de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio. Una semana de precipitaciones, agravada por el paso de la tormenta....

Crece la alerta por las inundaciones en Inglaterra tras lluvias

2024-01-05T13:54+0100elaragueno (es)

Las inundaciones en buena parte de Inglaterra han llevado a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas, después de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio. Una semana de precipitaciones, agravada por el paso de la tormenta....

Temporal extremo en Europa

2024-01-05T12:46+0100elperiodico (es)

Las inundaciones en buena parte de Inglaterra han llevado a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas, después de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio. Una semana de precipitaciones , agravada por el paso de la....

Crece la alerta por las inundaciones en Inglaterra tras una semana de lluvias

2024-01-05T09:16+0100infobae (es)

Londres, 5 ene (EFE).- Las inundaciones en buena parte de Inglaterra han llevado a las autoridades a decretar más de 300 alertas, después de que ríos y canales hayan comenzado a desbordarse de sus cauces, especialmente en el sur y el centro del territorio.

La Pascua del Noreste genera alertas de tormenta invernal para millones de personas a lo largo de la costa este

2024-01-05T06:26+0100notiulti (es)

NUEVA YORK – Una tormenta en desarrollo que se espera que se convierta en la inaugural nor’pascua de 2024 podría traer la primera nevada significativa en dos años en varias ciudades a lo largo de la costa este y inundación Lluvia para el sur, todo lo cual se traduce en un fin de semana complicado.

5 RT en el sur de Yakarta están inundados, el nivel del agua en el oeste de Pejaten alcanza los 1,5 metros

2024-01-04T12:50+0100notiulti (es)

Los siguientes son los datos de las inundaciones en el sur de Yakarta esta tarde: Pueblo de Pejaten occidental Cantidad: 2 RT Altura: 150 cm Causa: Altas precipitaciones. Pueblo de Kalibata Cantidad: 1 RT Altura: 60 cm Causa: Altas precipitaciones. Pueblo de Pela Mampang Cantidad: 2 RT Altura: 60 cm Causa: Altas precipitaciones.

Muere hombre en Inglaterra al caerle un árbol a causa del temporal

2024-01-03T20:47+0100elnuevodiario-DO (es)

EL NUEVO DIARIO, LONDRES.- Un hombre de unos 50 años ha muerto al caerle encima un árbol cuando conducía cerca de la población de Kemble, en el suroeste de Inglaterra, informó este miércoles la Policía local. Un portavoz del cuerpo policial del condado de Gloucestershire indicó que la carretera....

Hombre de 50 años muere al ser aplastado por un árbol en Inglaterra

2024-01-03T16:40+0100elsiglodetorreon (es)

Un hombre de unos 50 años ha muerto al caerle encima un árbol cuando conducía cerca de la población de Kemble, en el suroeste de Inglaterra, informó este miércoles la Policía local. Un portavoz del cuerpo policial del condado de Gloucestershire indicó que la carretera donde el martes ocurrió el....

Primer temporal en Europa cobró la vida de un hombre en Inglaterra

2024-01-03T14:49+0100lapatilla (es)

Un hombre de unos 50 años ha muerto al caerle encima un árbol cuando conducía cerca de la población de Kemble, en el suroeste de Inglaterra, informó este miércoles la Policía local. Un portavoz del cuerpo policial del condado de Gloucestershire indicó que la carretera donde el martes ocurrió el....

Un hombre muere en Inglaterra al caerle un árbol a causa del temporal

2024-01-03T14:25+0100infobae (es)

Londres, 3 ene (EFE).- Un hombre de unos 50 años ha muerto al caerle encima un árbol cuando conducía cerca de la población de Kemble, en el suroeste de Inglaterra, informó este miércoles la Policía local. Un portavoz del cuerpo policial del condado de Gloucestershire indicó que la carretera donde el....

Tormenta Henk, primer temporal del año en Europa

2024-01-03T14:04+0100el-nacional (es)

Una vista aérea muestra la Iglesia de la Santísima Trinidad rodeada por las aguas de una inundación en Stratford-upon-Avon, en el centro de Inglaterra, el 3 de enero de 2024, después de que el río Avon se desbordara tras la tormenta Henk, que trajo fuertes vientos y fuertes lluvias en gran parte del país.

Un hombre muere en Inglaterra al caerle un árbol a causa del temporal

2024-01-03T13:55+0100diario26 (es)

Londres, 3 ene (EFE).- Un hombre de unos 50 años ha muerto al caerle encima un árbol cuando conducía cerca de la población de Kemble, en el suroeste de Inglaterra, informó este miércoles la Policía local. Un portavoz del cuerpo policial del condado de Gloucestershire indicó que la carretera donde el....

El primer temporal del año en Europa deja dos muertos, graves inundaciones y cortes de luz

2024-01-03T13:51+0100heraldo (es)

Árboles caídos, ramas interrumpiendo el tráfico en carreteras, fachadas derribadas y jardines y garajes inundados, especialmente en las provincias de la costa del Mar del Norte, son algunas de las incidencias reportadas en Países Bajos. En las ciudades portuarias de IJmuiden y Vlissingen se midió....

Concluyen operaciones de rescate por inundación en Sudáfrica

2024-01-03T13:41+0100prensa-latina (es)

Pretoria, 3 ene (Prensa Latina) Los servicios de emergencia de la provincia sudafricana de KwaZulu-Natal concluyeron hoy las operaciones de rescate de las víctimas de inundaciones de fines de diciembre en la ciudad de Ladysmith, que causaron 23 muertes.

Alerta de inundaciones y cortes eléctricos en Reino Unido por temporal

2024-01-03T10:56+0100unionradio (es)

Interrupciones de transporte Reino Unido. LONDRES.- Más de 300 alertas de inundación en Inglaterra y Gales, cortes eléctricos en miles de hogares e interrupciones del transporte son los efectos de la tormenta Henk, que azota este miércoles Reino Unido.

Alerta de inundaciones y cortes eléctricos en el Reino Unido por un temporal

2024-01-03T09:51+0100infobae (es)

Londres, 3 ene (EFE).- Más de 300 alertas de inundación en Inglaterra y Gales, cortes eléctricos en miles de hogares e interrupciones del transporte son los efectos de la tormenta Henk, que azota este miércoles el Reino Unido. El primer temporal del año, con vendavales de hasta 150 kilómetros en la....

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