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At least 5 killed by flooding in southern Algeria

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At least 5 people died after floods hit the province of Tamanrasset in southern Algeria last week.

Algeria Press Service (APS) reported on Sunday 05 August, 2018, that the victims died after they were swept away by flood waters in In Guezzam and Tin Zaouatine districts. Civil Protection were called on to rescue several people and one person is still missing. Crops, homes and roads were all reportedly damaged in the flooding.

A series of storms that began around 02 August brought several days of heavy rain causing flooding, particularly in southern areas of the province.



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One dead, over 50 houses destroyed and 2500 affected by flooding in Bankura, India - Nearly 9 inches of rain in 24 hours

One of the houses that collapsed due to flash flood in Bankura on Monday.
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One of the houses that collapsed due to flash flood in Bankura on Monday.
One person died and around 2500 were affected in Bankura as incessant rainfall led to a flood-like situation.

Fifty two houses were completely damaged and 663 partly damaged, according to official reports.

Seventy year old Gunomoy Bhandari of Nagardanga village in Mejia block drowned in the flood water after his locality was submerged. His son, Ranjit Bhandari, said: "My father was trapped in a waterlogged area and he got drowned while he was trying to cross a stream that swelled up."

The district administration has set up two relief camps under Bankura block-II wherein 610 people have been accommodated.


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20 killed, 8 missing as heavy rains trigger flood in northwest China

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Over 8,700 houses, farmland, roads, railway lines and power and telecommunication facilities were damaged in the floods that have wreaked havoc in China since early this week

Twenty people were killed and eight others went missing as torrential rains triggered flood in northwest China, state-run media reported today.

Over 8,700 houses, farmland, roads, railway lines and power and telecommunication facilities were damaged in the floods that have wreaked havoc in China since early this week, it said.

While 20 people died this week in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, eight remained missing after heavy downpours hit Qincheng Township in Hami on July 31, state-run Xinhua news agency said.


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Firefighters rescue 14 people trapped on vehicles as flash flood hits town in central China

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Firefighters rescued 14 people after their vehicles were stuck in a flash flood triggered by torrential rain in a local town in central China's Henan Province on Sunday.

On Sunday morning, more than 20 trucks became stranded by a torrent of floodwater caused by a swollen river in Fudian Town, Yanshi City.

Amateur footage captured the power of the flooding, with rushing torrents slowly washing away the heavy trucks.

Some drivers and other occupants were forced to climb on top of their vehicles.


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Nine killed as landslide buries houses after incessant rainfall in Nepal

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One woman and eight children died when a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall buried two houses at Thanti Bazaar in Bheri Municipality-3, Jajarkot, on Sunday morning. A man was injured in the disaster.

A rockslide from some 100 metres above buried the houses belonging to Tirtha Raj Bohara, a member of the Jajarkot chapter of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, and Jit Bahadur Sunar at around 7:30am.

According to the District Police Office (DPO), Bohara's daughter Najita (5), Sital Luhar (25) and her three daughters Bhagawati (9), Ranjana (6) and Manisha (3) were buried to death. Sital, a permanent resident of Bheri Municipality-6, was a tenant at Bohara's house.

Narendra Pariyar (12) of Kushe Rural Municipality-6, Nabin Pariyar (10) of Kushe-6, Gobinda Pariyar (12) and his brother Dasharath Pariyar (5) of Nalgadh Municipality-3 died in the calamity. Two of the children had been staying at a rented room in Sunar's house while the two others stayed in a neighbouring house.


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Ice Age Farmer Report: Grand Solar Minimum - Billion € crop losses, grow zones shifting

Drought. Corn suffering.
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Drought. Corn suffering.
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Spread the truth - these are natural cycles, and it's up to us to build anti-fragile communities in order to thrive in the times ahead.


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Evacuations ordered over concerns of possible dam failure in Lynchburg, US - Rainfall breaks 70 year records

College Lake Dam about to break in Lynchburg Virginia

College Lake Dam about to break in Lynchburg Virginia
The high hazard College Lake Dam in Lynchburg, Virginia, overtopped Friday morning, sending water barreling across a local road. Evacuations were ordered over fears that the dam could fail. By midday, water levels had receded but more rain forecasted could result in more flooding. If the dam were to completely fail, it would send enough water into the area to reach a depth of 17 feet in seven minutes.

College Lake Dam about to break in Lynchburg Virginia


Comment: The number of dams around the world that are reaching breaking point is yet another piece of data that points to the dramatic increase in record rainfall, at the same time other reservoirs are bone dry, with droughts and wildfires also on the rise:





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Massive landslides after incessant rain destroy army camp in Arunachal, India

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Landslides, owing to incessant rain in the last couple of days, have left a trail of destruction in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, while an Army transit camp located at Sessa was totally damaged, official sources today said.

However, there were no reports of any casualty.

The stretch of Bhalukpong-Charduar-Tawang (BCT) Road has been the worst-affected with reports of landslides in several portions of the road, the sources said.

The Kimi-Khupi road has also been badly hit.


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Flash flood in canyon kills five in Corsica, France

The Zoicu canyon is near Soccia, a mountain village
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The Zoicu canyon is near Soccia, a mountain village
A flash flood in a canyon has killed a father, his seven-year-old daughter and three other people on the French island of Corsica.

Rescuers found the body of the fifth victim in the French hiking group - a 22-year-old woman - on Thursday at the remote site near Soccia.

Seven tourists were canyoning with a guide when a wave about 3m (10ft) high hit them, a Corsican prosecutor said. The guide was among those killed.

Two were rescued from the torrent.


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Flash floods barrel through Austrian villages following heavy rain

Austria news: Dramatic footage shows major flood barrel through a Tyrol town

Dramatic footage shows major flood barrel through a Tyrol town
Heavy thunderstorms in Tyrol caused mudflow and floods causing dramatic scenes as streams overflowed their banks and barreled through towns and villages.

Terrifying online footage recorded the terror felt by a woman whose house was surrounded by the powerful flooding.

The woman can be heard reacting with horror as gallons of water shoot down the road in front of her eyes. The woman can be heard saying: "Oh my God."

Pettneu am Arlberg, near the border with Liechtenstein, and the fraction of Schnann were the most affected areas.