Posts Tagged ‘flooding’

Fatal Flooding Destroyed China’s Liangzhu Culture 4,300 Years Ago

A thriving metropolis often referred to as “China’s Venice of the Stone Age” was mysteriously abandoned in approximately 2300 BC, leading to the extinction of China’s ancient Liangzhu culture. Now, a new analysis appearing in the journal Science Advances has finally revealed the truth about the catastrophic event that forced the people of the city […]

China’s Sponge Cities: A ‘Revolutionary Rethink’ To Prevent Flooding

NOTE: While we have to be wary of the greenwashing term, ‘Nature-based Solutions,’ this one actually does seem to be nature-based without displacing people or allowing pollution to continue.  – MF The survival and development of human society depends on water. In fact, global water demand increased nearly eightfold between 1900–2010 as a result of factors like […]

East Coast flooding is a reminder that sea level is rising as the climate warms—here’s why the ocean is pouring in more often

The U.S. East Coast has been hit with hurricanelike flooding in recent weeks, with South Carolina and Georgia getting the latest round. High tides are part of the problem, but there’s another risk that has been slowly creeping up: sea level rise. Since 1880, average global sea levels have risen by more than 8 inches […]

25% of all critical infrastructure in the U.S. is at risk of failure due to flooding, says report

Much of infrastructure in the U.S. is already at risk of being shut down by flooding, and as the global warming continues, the threat is expected to grow. a new report finds One-in-four pieces of all critical infrastructures in the U.S. including police and fire stations, hospitals, airports and wastewater treatment facilities face substantial risk […]

Severe Flooding And Mudslides In Turkey Kill At Least 44

ISTANBUL (AP) — The death toll from severe floods and mudslides in coastal Turkey has climbed to at least 44, the country’s emergency and disaster agency said Saturday. Torrential rains that pounded the Black Sea provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu and Sinop on Wednesday caused flooding that demolished homes, severed at least five bridges, swept away […]

‘Major incident’ at two London hospitals due to flooding caused by heavy rainfall

Two London hospitals are on Monday urging people to visit other health facilities after being hit by floodings. The Barts Health NHS Trust has declared a major incident after flooding caused operational issues at Whipps Cross Hospital and Newham Hospital, in east London. “We are working closely with our local partners to resolve the issues […]

Flooding in central China turns streets to rivers, kills 12

At least 12 people died in severe flooding Tuesday in a Chinese provincial capital while tens of thousands were forced from their homes. Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, was hit by 20 centimetres of rain from 4 to 5 p.m., the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Henan weather agency. According to Chinese […]

Deadly flooding and heatwaves in Europe highlight urgency of climate action, says WMO

Floods have affected cities across Europe, including Zurich in Switzerland Heavy rainfall that has triggered deadly and catastrophic flooding in several western European countries, is just the latest indicator that all nations need to do more to hold back climate change-induced disasters, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday. The UN agency said that […]

Several people killed by flooding on Turkey’s northeastern coast

At least six people have been killed in Turkey after heavy rains triggered floods and landslides on the country’s northeastern coast. Two other people remain missing, Turkey’s health minister Fahrettin Koca said on Thursday. Several cars were swept away in the province of Rize on Wednesday, while a number of houses had also collapsed. Images […]

Over 30 Dead Amid Heavy Flooding In Germany And Belgium

BERLIN (AP) — More than 30 people have died and dozens were missing Thursday in Germany and Belgium as heavy flooding turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse. Recent storms across parts of western Europe made rivers and reservoirs burst their banks, triggering flash floods overnight […]

Building collapse kills 11 after monsoon flooding in Mumbai

A three-story dilapidated building collapsed following heavy monsoon rains in the western Indian city of Mumbai, killing at least 11 people and injuring seven others, police said on Thursday. Dozens of rescuers were clearing the debris to find any residents possibly still trapped, police officer Ravindra Kadam said. Kadam said the building collapsed late on […]

Torrential rain causes flooding in western Romania

People in villages near the Crisu Pietros river were evacuated after a red code for severe flooding was issued. The Crisul Pietros river flooded households and a county road. Other rivers in the county are monitored and authorities remain on alert. Unstable weather will affect almost the entire country in the coming days, according to […]

Jewish, Muslim, Christian children team up to help Sydney flooding

A Jewish-run community kitchen in Sydney played host this week to an interfaith effort to combat the effects of historic floods that have pummeled the southeast coast of Australia. Jewish, Muslim and Christian schoolchildren gathered at Our Big Kitchen to cook food and biscuits for frontline workers and victims of the flooding, the worst for […]

More evacuations as New South Wales hit by ‘once-in-a-century’ flooding

Residents along New South Wales’s mid-north coast have been urged to leave their homes as Australia’s most populous state is hit with the worst flooding seen in decades. Evacuation orders were issued for thousands of residents in the area after emergency services rescued hundreds of people from the water. On Saturday night alone, they responded […]

The Farms Keep Flooding

As the winter months approach and settle in, so too comes the heavy rain and its familiar side effects—urban flooding, including instances of flooded streets obstructing traffic and residents fleeing their flooded homes. Beyond the impact to residential areas, agricultural fields have also been affected more frequently in recent years thereby disrupting the livelihoods of […]

Trump Supporters Are Flooding Downtown Washington DC

Above photo: A Trump supporter is seen recovering from being tear gassed as protests turned violent. Reuters. NOTE: This story will be updated during the day. Click here to find the updates. Early on the second day of protests baselessly contesting president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, maskless Trump supporters are gathering in downtown D.C. as Congress […]

Deadly flooding hits Indonesia’s Sumatra island

Flash floods hit the Indonesian city of Medan in Sumatra island, leaving several dead and hundreds temporarily displaced, according to officials. Houses have been damaged and cars swept by the flood water after torrential rain in the past few days caused the Sunggal river to overflow.

Heavy rains batter central Israel, cause flooding in cities, highways

A winter storm and heavy rains battered various parts of the country Wednesday evening into Thursday, with central Israel and coastal cities experiencing severe flooding. Dozens of firefighters and teams of divers were called to the central Israel city of Hod Hasharon after houses, parking lots, and elevators were flooded by heavy rainfall. In a […]

Hondurans return to their homes ravaged by severe flooding

Locals return to their severely damaged homes after flooding caused by Hurricane Iota ravaged the area surrounding San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras. Hurricane Iota made landfall on November 17, unleashing considerable damage on Central America, already hit two weeks before by Hurricane Eta.

Residents rescued from coastal flooding; 1st snow of season falls on Mt. Hermon

A number of people were rescued on Saturday morning as rainfall caused floods in several parts of Israel as the country was hit by a storm front. People were extricated from their homes and vehicles after heavy rainfall caused flooding in the coastal cities of Tel Aviv, Haifa and Ness Ziona, according to Hebrew-language media […]

Hurricane Sally hits US south coast bringing damage and flooding

Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, killing at least one person, swamping homes and forcing the rescue of hundreds as it pushed inland for what could be a slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South. The death happened […]

Seven dead after storm causes flooding on Greek island

Seven people, including an en elderly couple and an eight-month-old baby, were found dead after a storm hit the island of Evia in central Greece, authorities said. Heavy rain started falling at about midnight and firefighters responded to over 50 fires caused by lightning. Dozens were trapped by floodwaters in their homes. The elderly couple […]

Two Thousand Toxic Superfund Sites At Risk From Coastal Flooding

Above photo: Flooding devastated area in Port Vincent, Louisiana along the Amite River southeast of Baton Rouge. NOAA Remote Sensing Division. About 2,000 official and potential Superfund sites—sites contaminated by extremely hazardous chemicals—are located within 25 miles of the East or Gulf Coast. As sea levels rise, many of these toxic sites are at risk of […]

SEED WARFARE? Seed packages that appear to be from China are flooding the USA; other similar packages contain fake US dollar currency or pandemic masks

(Natural News) Although this story sounds like an urban legend, it isn’t. We’ve confirmed this from a huge number of sources: For the last several months, strange packages that appear to be from China are being delivered via the US Postal Service (USPS) to Americans all across the country, hitting people in […]

200+ Million in Danger – Freak Storms & Flooding Ahead For USA & Canada & Europe

200+ Rivers in Flood stage. 200+ Rivers near Flood stage. With the Mississippi & Ohio Rivers busting out banks and levees, we are facing a nasty storm that will begin to drop massive amounts of rain in the same saturated areas before it undergoes a bombogenesis process and kicks up 39 foot waves […]

The US Is Flooding the Planet With High Tech Weapons; What Could Go Wrong?

As Donald Trump might put it, major weapons contractors like Boeing, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin cashed in “bigly” in his first year in office. They raked in tens of billions of dollars in Pentagon contracts, while posting sharp stock price increases and healthy profits driven by the continuation and expansion of Washington’s post-9/11 wars. But last year’s bonanza is […]

Evil Jew Soros Plans Flooding Europe And America With Third World Immigrants

By ALEX GORKA Strategic Culture Foundation CLICK TO EXPAND It’s an open secret that the “Soros network” has an extensive sphere of influence in the European Parliament and in other European Union institutions. The Soros List has been made public recently. The document lists 226 MEPs from all sides of the political spectrum, including former […]

Hurricane Ophelia threatens Ireland & UK with 90mph winds & flooding (VIDEOS)

Hurricane Ophelia formed in a persistent low-pressure system in the middle of the ocean, as opposed to developing in the tropics like the rest of this year’s hurricanes, and will lash northwestern Europe with winds of up to 90mph (144kph). Power outages, felled trees, and flooding are expected across Ireland and the United Kingdom. Incredible […]

Massive Fake Brand Goods Bust Reveals How Chinese are Flooding World with Rip-offs

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MOTIVA: FLOODING SHUTS LARGEST U.S. REFINERY

MOTIVA: FLOODING SHUTS LARGEST U.S. REFINERY August 31st, 2017 Via: CNBC: The largest U.S. refinery was shutting down completely on Wednesday morning as heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the 603,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, plant, owner Motiva Enterprises said in a […]

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