Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Storm

US storm kills 34, leaves hundreds of thousands without power

A brutal winter storm has killed at least 34 people across the United States. The storm is expected to claim more lives after trapping some motorists inside their cars and knocking out power to several hundred thousand homes and businesses.

Water-related calamities dominate list of world’s 10 most destructive disasters

Against the backdrop of a rapidly changing global climate, water-related hazards top the list of natural disasters with the highest human losses in the past 50 years, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).