Posts Tagged ‘floods’

Baladweyne – Qasaaraha Daadadka Iyo Fatahaadda Oo Korodhay Iyo Caalamkii Oo Dhagaha Furaystay

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News 3 Oct. 2012

Qasaaraha ay gaysteen daadadka iyo fatahaadda ayaa la sheegay inay korodhay oo ay halkaas dad badani ku dhinteen sida laga soo xigtay waxgaradka iyo masuuliyiinta gobolkaa,waxayna dadkaasi dalbanayaan in gargaar lala soo gaaro,waxaana muuqata in laga gaabiyay oo caalamkuna dhagaha ka furaystay, Soomaalida waxaan ugu baaqaynaa inaysan caalamka sugin ee loo gurnadi dadkaa,inta aysan deegaanada aysan ka dilaacin xanuuno iyo wax yeelo hor leh. Read more…

N Korea – Heavy rain in North Korea kills 169

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,  2012

The UN World Food Programme has announced plans to provide emergency food aid to flood-stricken North Korea.

Heavy rain since mid-July has caused flooding in the western province of South Pyongan and elsewhere. Read more…

Japan – Kyushu drenched by heavy rain

Saturday, July 14, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News      July 14,   2012

“At least 22 people are dead”


heavy rain, Japan . Photo.

Torrential downpours continue to drench Japan’s southwestern region of Kyushu. At least 22 people are dead and another person is in critical condition. 8 people are missing in Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka prefectures in what weather officials say is unprecedented heavy rain. Read more…

Russia – Krasnodar flood death toll lower than reported

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

The devastating flash flooding in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region killed 162 people not 171 as it had been earlier reported by the media, Russia’s Investigative Committee spokesman told reporters July 10. Read more…

Australia – Flood threat spreads but Wagga levee holds

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Comments off

Photo: Wagga Wagga,NSW – ABC News Video.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the city of Griffith as the southern New South Wales flood emergency spreads, but thousands more in central Wagga Wagga have been cleared to return home. Read more…

Australia – Riverina residents to spend night in emergency accomodation

Sunday, March 4, 2012 Comments off

Around 3,500 people across New South Wales are spending the night in emergency accommodation, with flooding affecting areas across the state.

Meanwhile residents in north-east Victoria have been warned some floods will not peak until later in the week, with a major flood warning in place for Broken Creek in the state’s north-east. Read more…

Indonesia:1 killed, 3 missing as about 5,000 flee floods in West Sumatra

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

JAKARTA, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — Floods in West Sumatra, Indonesia have left one person dead and 3 missing and forced more than 5,000 people to leave their homes, an official said on Thursday. Read more…

Thailand:Thai flooding halts work at 762 plants

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011


Much of Thailand remains underwater following weeks of torrential downpours and flooding.

The government said on Wednesday that the number of people who have died stands at 283. Read more…

Thailand:Thai govt issues evacuation order in Ayutthaya

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 12,2011

The government has ordered people in another industrial estate and its vicinity in central Thailand to evacuate, due to possible flooding from a nearby river.

About 150 companies operate in the Hi-tech Industrial Estate in the city of Read more…

TURKEY:3 dead, 5 missing in floods in Turkey

Monday, October 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 10,2011
ISTANBUL, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — Three people died and five others were missing on Monday in Turkey’s flood-hit Mediterranean and Aegean regions, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported. Read more…