22 Oct 2021

More than 200 deaths reported in India and Nepal following heavy rainfall and flooding

Across Nepal and the Indian states of kerala and uttarakhand, at least 201 deaths have been reported as of Friday. These deaths are resultant of heaving rains leading to flooding and landslides across the areas this week. The heavy rainfall began this week on Monday in Nepal. At least 70 people

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12 Oct 2021

At least 15 dead after heavy rainfall and flooding in northern China

At least 15 people have died in China’s northern province of Shanxi due to heavy rainfall and flooding. The natural disaster destroyed thousands of homes and forced more than 120,000 people to relocate to safer areas. Officials stated that at least 1.75 million people have been affected by the flooding

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24 Aug 2021

Europe’s extreme rains made more likely by humans

The floods in Germany, Belgium, and other parts of Europe that killed at least 200 people were made more likely by climate change, according to scientists. Researchers say that global heating made rainfall events such as those in July up to nine times more likely in Western Europe. Further statistics

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02 Aug 2021

China flood death toll rises sharply to over 300

The death toll from the floods in China’s central Henan province last month has risen to over 300 individuals, according to Chinese officials. Roughly 50 people remain missing following the severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall. According to Chinese reports, 13 million people were affected by the flooding and nearly

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22 Jul 2021

China Flood Death Toll Rises Along With Questions Over Infrastructure

In China, the death toll from severe floods has risen to at least 33 people, according to local authorities. Officials stated that the flooding has raised new questions about flood-management infrastructure and the importance of securing structures in the event of another similar incident. At least eight people in Henan,

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21 Jul 2021

12 dead in Zhengzhou train and thousands evacuated in Henan in Chinese Floods

Record-breaking rainfall in China flooded underground railway tunnels, leaving passengers trapped in rising waters and resulting in twelve deaths. Videos posted to social media show commuters barely managing to keep their heads above water while the train car begins to fill. The incident, which occurred in the Henan province, resulted

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16 Jul 2021

Germany’s worst rainfall in a century leaves over 100 dead and many more missing

The catastrophic flooding in Western Europe has now killed more than 100 people and has left hundreds of people missing. Large scale rescue missions are continuing through rising water, landslides and power outages. Entire villages are underwater in Germany and Belgium. The Netherlands and Luxembourg are also affected by the

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27 Aug 2020

Afghanistan Floods Kill Dozens, with Many Still Missing

Flash flooding in Afghanistan has reportedly killed 86 people thus far and injured at least 106, however, dozens remain missing. The flooding occurred in the Parwan province of Afghanistan, triggered by torrential rain earlier in the week. The flooding has destroyed dozens of houses and vehicles as well as impacted

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14 Jul 2020

China has just contained the coronavirus. Now it’s battling some of the worst floods in decades

China took extreme preventative measures to halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus and had finally achieved low daily infection rates, however, it is now faced with a natural disaster. Although flooding is common in China during the summer months, weeks of torrential rains have caused the worst flooding in

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07 Jul 2020

Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing

 After a weekend of deadly rains beginning on Friday that expanded across several Japenese towns on Tuesday, at least 50 people have died and over a dozen remain missing. Japan’s southern region of Kyushu has experienced severe flooding as more rain is predicted to fall on the region in the

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