Hurricane Florence: Makings of Extremely Dangerous Meteorological Event

Evacuations have been ordered as the US East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence – in what may be the strongest storm to hit the region in decades. South Carolina’s governor ordered the evacuation of its entire coastline while North Carolina and Virginia have declared states of emergency. Officials say Florence is now a category four … More Hurricane Florence: Makings of Extremely Dangerous Meteorological Event

A Super Typhoon Is Brewing in Pacific and Heading to Hong Kong

Typhoon Mangkhut is forecast to enter Philippines on Wednesday 12th September Storm is expected to bring heavy rains, storm surges A super typhoon is intensifying in the Pacific and is forecast to barrel through the Philippines and Taiwan this week before heading to Hong Kong and south China. Mangkhut, classified by the¬†Hong Kong Observatory¬†as a … More A Super Typhoon Is Brewing in Pacific and Heading to Hong Kong

Scientists: Flood-protection Work in High Tatras Threatening River Ecosystems

Negative interventions to river ecosystems are being carried out in the course of flood-protection work in the High Tatras, scientists dealing with water and fish research pointed out on Thursday, calling on the Environment Ministry to halt the ongoing stabilisation work. Due to the still present flood alert in the area of the High Tatra … More Scientists: Flood-protection Work in High Tatras Threatening River Ecosystems

India – Rivers in Spate, Flood Threat Looms Over Bihar

Flood threat looms large over Bihar as several rivers, including the Ganga, Bagmati, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghara and Kosi, are flowing above their respective danger levels from Patna to Khagaria over the past 48 hours. The Ganga, for instance, was flowing 41cm above the corresponding danger level at the Gandhi Ghat and 18cm above the danger … More India – Rivers in Spate, Flood Threat Looms Over Bihar