Floods in Malaysia kill at least seven, evacuate more than 50,000

People are rescued in Shah Alam, Malaysia’s Selangor state, on December 20, 2021. ARIF KARTONO / AFP At least seven people died from torrential rains in Malaysia on Monday, December 20. This is the worst flooding in this Southeast Asian country in several years. More than 50,000 residents had been evacuated over the weekend. In … Read more

State of emergency and army sent to reinforce floods in western Canada

A tractor drives along a flooded western Canadian road in Abbotsford, British Columbia, November 17, 2021. JENNIFER GAUTHIER / REUTERS John Horgan, the premier of British Columbia in western Canada, declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, November 17, after torrential rains on Sunday and Monday caused landslides and flooding, killing at least one person. … Read more

Perseverance rover finds evidence of ancient floods on Mars, researchers say

The Perseverance rover, which spent months traveling to Mars, could hardly have landed in a more interesting spot. The Jezero crater — a dry, wind-scoured patch of Martian rock where the rover touched down in February — was once a lake bed fed by an ancient river with floods so powerful they could move boulders, … Read more

Images from NASA’s Perseverance rover reveal that mysterious floods dragged boulders across Mars

NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars snapped photos of cliffs that show signs of ancient flash floods. The first study of Perseverance’s data suggests that a flooding river dragged boulders for miles. The photos also pinpoint ancient river sediment in which the rover could search for fossilized life. In the dry Martian crater where NASA’s Perseverance … Read more

Rain, floods: Météo France puts Loire-Atlantique on red alert

Meteo FranceIn total, 22 departments are on red or orange vigilance against the rains, floods, thunderstorms or strong winds expected this Saturday, October 2 in the evening over a large part of France. WEATHER – A department on red alert, 21 others on orange vigilance. Météo France is increasing the number of news bulletins and … Read more

in Bor, an endless fight against the floods

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Children walk along a canal in Bor. The city is the scene of repeated flooding, a phenomenon … Read more

Floods in Lot-et-Garonne: Agen under water, help overwhelmed

the essential We are unable to join the help, fully mobilized on the floods in Lot-et-Garonne. Agen has suffered an incredible and dramatic flood this evening. The storm was indeed announced by Météo France. Scheduled from 4 p.m., it was finally at 8 p.m. that the bad weather occurred. Exceptional quantities of water fell on … Read more

Flash Floods from Ida Swamp the Northeast

Your browser does not support the video tag. The strength of hurricane winds often attract the most attention, but meteorologists warn that water is the most dangerous part of a tropical cyclone. Ida is a good example. Though Ida’s winds weakened after making landfall in Louisiana, the storm system upended daily life for millions of … Read more

Basement Hazard: 11 People Killed in New York Basements from Ida’s Flash Floods | Univision News United States

Neighbors of an apartment complex in the borough of Queens, in New York City, fought for almost an hour to save a woman who finally drowned in the basement where she lived in the middle of the flash floods that caused this week the rains. of the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The force of the … Read more