Thousands Evacuated After Floods in Dominican Republic

6th April 2018 – After 99 mm of rain fell in La Vega Province, Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Emergency Operations Centre declared a red alert due to the severe rain and floods. 4,165 people we evacuated and 833 houses damaged. Comedores Económicos del Estado (CEED) is continuing to work in the sectors that were affected … More Thousands Evacuated After Floods in Dominican Republic

Tropical Cyclone Josie’s Deadly Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG

Tropical cyclone Josie didn’t make landfall in Fiji but its heavy rainfall resulted in deadly flooding. NASA calculated the rainfall that Josie left in its wake as it moved south of Fiji and began weakening. Tropical cyclone Josie moved close to Fiji and its clockwise circulation streamed moisture over Fiji causing flooding that led to … More Tropical Cyclone Josie’s Deadly Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG

Balkans – Rivers Overflow Flooding Parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey

Several rivers in the Balkans have broken their banks over the last few days, causing flooding in parts of northern Greece, southeastern Bulgaria and northwestern Turkey. Greece Update: On 30 March Civil Protection in Greece declared a state of emergency for affected areas of Evros Region. In Greece, the Evros (Meriç / Maritsa) river which … More Balkans – Rivers Overflow Flooding Parts of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey

Flood scheme boost with £36m of funding in England

Communities across England will benefit from enhanced flood protection From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, enhance the environment and bolster economic growth and tourism. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has today (Tuesday, … More Flood scheme boost with £36m of funding in England

Indonesia’s Head of Meteorology Warns Against Heavy Rains Until March

Head of the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Dwikorita Karnawati said that many regions in Indonesia are currently still experiencing rainy season. This condition, she said, is caused by quite a strong west wind since January and it is forecasted that until March many regions in Indonesia will still experience the peak of rainy … More Indonesia’s Head of Meteorology Warns Against Heavy Rains Until March

Death Toll In Southern California Mudslides Rises To At Least 20

The death toll from Southern California’s devastating mudslides has reached 20 after another body was discovered.  On Tuesday 9/1/18 a rainstorm sent mud and debris coursing through Montecito neighbourhoods and left rescue crews to scramble through clogged roadways and downed trees to search for victims. The mudslide struck a section of the city that is … More Death Toll In Southern California Mudslides Rises To At Least 20

Scientists Develop Tool Which Can Predict Coastal Erosion and Recovery in Extreme Storms

The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth. Working with the University of New South Wales, scientists have developed a computer model which uses past wave observations and beach … More Scientists Develop Tool Which Can Predict Coastal Erosion and Recovery in Extreme Storms

Hundreds Evacuated in Northern Italy Floods

Severe weather including snow, rain and freezing temperatures has affected much of Italy since Monday 11 December, causing The River Enza in the town of own of Lentigione, Italy, to burst its banks on Tuesday 12 December, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate. Two of the worst hit areas were the towns of Lentigione and Brescello, in … More Hundreds Evacuated in Northern Italy Floods