Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Floods

Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

© Sahel Arman A resident clears mud in Charikar after flash floods killed nearly 50 people

August 27 (AFP) - Rescue workers in Afghanistan searched Wednesday for survivors of flash floods that killed more than 100 people and destroyed hundreds of houses near Kabul, officials said. Troops pulled dozens of victims from the rubble of collapsed buildings in Charikar, capital of Parwan province, after torrential overnight rains fuelled fierce floods that swept through the city. Officials ...

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At least 14 dead, 16 missing in floods and landslides in Nepal

The flood swept away many houses. Pic - The Kathmandu Post

Achham, August 21 (The Kathmandu Post) - At least 14 people were killed and 16 others went missing in floods and landslides in various districts of Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces in the last 24 hours. Achham, a hill district in Sudurpaschim Province, has been hit hardest as gushing floodwaters from Kailash Khola entered several settlements in Ramroshan Rural Municipality causing ...

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Indonesia’s capital hit by serious flooding for second time this year

People ride motorcycles along a flooded street in Bekasi, near Jakarta, Indonesia February 25, 2020 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Fahkri Hermansyah/ via REUTERS??ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT.

Jakarta, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Torrential rain brought floods to Indonesia’s capital on Tuesday, paralyzing large parts of the city as rescue workers used boats to navigate streets turned into murky, brown waterways to get people to safety. Indonesia’s weather agency linked the rains to tropical cyclones that brought bad weather to southern parts of the archipelago. It also warned ...

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