Saturday, September 18, 2021

Tag: Rain

Floods make thousands homeless in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

Floods. Image credits - Wolfgang Hasselmann @wolfgang_hasselmann / Unsplash

Dhaka, July 29 (AP) — Days of heavy rainfall have pelted Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh, destroying dwellings and sending thousands of people to live with extended family or in communal shelters. Just in the 24 hours to Wednesday alone, more than 30 centimeters (11.8 inches) of rain fell on the camps in Cox’s Bazar district hosting more than ...

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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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