Hurricane Dorian to Strengthen to Cat.3 Major Hurricane

On Thursday 29th August, Tropical Storm Dorian, moved swiftly to Hurricane Dorian, and is now forecast to strengthen into a Major Cat.3 Hurricane over the next couple of days according to the National Hurricane Centre & Central Pacific Hurricane Centre (NHC) in the United States. At 5am 29.08.2019. the NHC issued the following advisory; “The risk … More Hurricane Dorian to Strengthen to Cat.3 Major Hurricane

Deadly Floods & Landslides in São Paulo – Brazil

Brazil – São Paulo state authorities have reported 12 deaths following heavy rain, flooding and landslides affecting the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo, with the threat of more rain to come.  Heavy rain caused the Tamanduatei River to overflow. The river runs through the south eastern parts of the city. The worst hit areas are … More Deadly Floods & Landslides in São Paulo – Brazil

Historic Flooding in Italy – Death Toll Rises to 30

Flooding over the weekend in Sicily, follows weeks of severe weather across Italy where the death toll has now risen to 30 Italy has been struck by severe weather across the whole country causing widespread damage.  To date, 30 casualties have died as a result of flood waters, landslides, and major wind damage with many … More Historic Flooding in Italy – Death Toll Rises to 30

Jordan Flash Floods – Death Toll Rises to 21

Following flash floods which started on Thursday 25th October, near Jordan’s shore of the Dead Sea, the death toll has reportedly risen to 21, many of them school students, with at least 40 people injured and several people still missing.  His Majesty King Abdullah said Friday that “yesterday’s tragedy touched us all as Jordanians. May … More Jordan Flash Floods – Death Toll Rises to 21

Volunteers in Race Against Time to Find Survivors in Sierra Leone Mudslides

Red Cross staff and volunteers are frantically working alongside emergency officials to rescue survivors and assist desperate communities that have lost their homes and loved ones in yesterday’s mudslides in and around the capital Freetown. The most severe mudslides, triggered by three days of heavy rains, occurred yesterday in the coastal suburb of Racecourse on … More Volunteers in Race Against Time to Find Survivors in Sierra Leone Mudslides