Over 100 dead as floods and landslides hit Ethiopia

Over 100 people have been killed by floods and landslides across Ethiopia that started last month, government officials say. At least 20,000 families have been made homeless, according to the UN, while local officials say there are a number of people still missing. Meteorologists have blamed this year’s particularly powerful El Nino weather phenomenon for… Read More Over 100 dead as floods and landslides hit Ethiopia

21 dead, 16 missing as landslides hits eastern China

More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed at least 21 people. Several days of rain sparked a torrent of mud and rock, engulfing homes in Lidong village, Zhejiang province. The landslide occurred shortly before 23:00 on Friday night and buried almost 30 houses. Parts of… Read More 21 dead, 16 missing as landslides hits eastern China

Flood renders over 1000 homeless as it destroys 60 homes, 5 churches in Rivers

Over 1000 persons have been rendered homeless as flood sacked about 60 homes and five churches in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. The flood caused by overflow of Orashi river, affected five communities, including Oruama, Akinima, Mbiama and Joinkrama 1and 2. Meteorologists had predicted flooding in some communities in the country, including… Read More Flood renders over 1000 homeless as it destroys 60 homes, 5 churches in Rivers

Eight dead as flood ravages community in Delta

A pregnant woman, and seven children, have drowned in the ravaging flood at Utchi in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State. Chairman of Ndokwa East Local Government council, Mrs. Nkechi Chukwura, disclosed this yesterday in an interaction with newsmen, shortly after a stakeholders meeting on Improving Synergy on Management of the 2015 Predicted… Read More Eight dead as flood ravages community in Delta

8 dead, 5 missing as flash flood hits Utah, Arizona

Eight people died and five others are missing after a flash flood washed away vehicles at the Utah/Arizona border, the Hildale, Utah, fire department said. All the victims are mothers and small children, Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Barlow said. The youngest child was about 4 years old. The flooding ravaged a community that straddles the… Read More 8 dead, 5 missing as flash flood hits Utah, Arizona