Sunday, May 26, 2024

Topic: Natural Disaster

Fourth day after disastrous storm, flash floods – Oman and UAE grapple with aftermath

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman are still grappling with the aftermath of a record-breaking storm that brought much of the region to a standstill.

Extreme weather caused two million deaths over last 50 years

Over two million deaths and $4.3 trillion in economic losses; that’s the impact of a half-century of extreme weather events turbo-charged by man-made global warming, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday.

Kerala: 4 migrant workers dead after landslip near Kochi

Four migrant workers have died and one is buried under the red earth after a major landslip was reported at a construction site near Kochi in Kerala on Friday.

By 2030, half world’s population will be exposed to flooding, storms, tsunamis

By the year 2030, an estimated 50 per cent of the world's population will live in coastal areas which are exposed to flooding, storms and tsunamis. 

Extreme weather in China kills 21 in ultramarathon

Twenty-one people were killed when extremely cold weather struck on Saturday during an ultramarathon in rugged Gansu province in northwestern China, Reuters report. The...

Natural disasters occurring three times more often than 50 years ago: Report

New and unprecedented forms of natural disasters are most heavily felt in the agricultural industry, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday.