Posts Tagged ‘rain’

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…

Japan -10 dead, 18 missing in heavy Kyushu rains

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Comments off

Torrential rains have lashed Kyushu island in western Japan, leaving 10 dead and 18 missing. The meteorological agency says the region has never experienced such severe rain and warns of further rainfall.

The rain began in the early hours of Thursday morning as a seasonal rain front was activated by warm and moist southerly winds. In Kumamoto and neighboring Oita prefectures, hourly rainfalls of 100 millimeters were recorded. Read more…

Colombia mudslides kill 96 – VOR

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

Torrential rains and mudslides in Colombia have killed 96 people and seven remain unaccounted for, local Red Cross officials said on Tuesday. Read more…

Colombia:29 killed, 17 injured in Colombia mudslide + Related News

Monday, November 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 7 ,2011
Landslide in Colombia leaves 29 dead

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Colombia:Landslide kills 14 in Colombia

Monday, November 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov.  7 ,2011

Heavy rain has triggered a massive landslide in Colombia, reportedly killing at least 14 people and leaving nearly 60 missing.

The landslide occurred in Manizales in the central Caldas State on Saturday. Read more…

Flash floods kill 8 in Italy

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 30,2011
At least eight people have died in flash floods and  several others are listed as missing as torrential rains lash northern and central Italy. Read more…

Heavy rains in Central America kill more than 60

Monday, October 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 17,2011

Heavy rains unleashed by a tropical storm have caused mudslides and floods over a wide swath of Central America, leaving at least 60 people dead in 4 countries.

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Japan:Landslide lake in western Japan overflowing

Sunday, October 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 16,2011
A river in western Japan that was dammed up by a tropical storm last month is overflowing. The land ministry is calling on municipalities downstream to stay alert for the possibility of mudslides. Read more…

Hargeysa:Tog Rogmadey oo la tagey Gaadiid iyo Dadkii Saarnaa

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 27,2011
Hargeysa – Wararka laga helayo magaalada Hargeysa ayaa ku soo waramaya in daad kusoo rogmaday togga (Dooxa) Agabar oo Hargeysa kaga beegan dhinaca Waqooyi – Galbeed una jira qiyaastii ilaa 50 KM uu qaaday gaadiid siday dad rakaab ah,gaadiidkaas ayaa la sheegay inay ahaayeen laba baabuur oo ah nooca loo yaqaan “Landcruiser” da. Read more…

China:Heavy rains and floods kill 90

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 22,2011
Heavy rains and floods have caused dozens of deaths across inland China.

Heavy rain has been falling in the provinces of Shaanxi, Henan and Sichuan since the start of September. Read more…