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Überschwemmung

Deaths After Flood Gates Opened Without Warning, South China Residents Say

As China’s southern Hainan Island continues to battle the worst downpour there in 50 years, residents in Tanmen Harbor, in Qionghai City are angry at authorities for failing to... Mehr»

130.000 Chinesen fliehen vor schlimmsten Fluten seit halbem Jahrhundert

Peking – Im Süden Chinas sind rund 130.000 Menschen vor den schwersten Überschwemmungen seit einem halben Jahrhundert geflohen. Heftiger Regen hatte besonders die Provinz... Mehr»

Flutwasser bedroht das Taj Mahal

Das weltberühmte Monument der Liebe, das Taj Mahal, ist von Hochwasser bedroht. Das Denkmal steht am Ufer des Yamuna-Flusses. Dort stieg der Wasserstand nach schweren Regenfällen... Mehr»

Nordkorea sucht nach Überschwemmungen Hilfe bei Südkorea

Nach einer neuen schweren Überschwemmung in Nordkorea haben viele Menschen zu wenig Nahrungsmittel und Trinkwasser. Es gibt nur wenige Videos über die Überschwemmung. Diese... Mehr»

China: Floods Inundate Hangzhou

Typhoon Meranti weakened to a tropical storm and hit the city of Hangzhou on Saturday. The storm caused heavy flooding and rainfall upwards of nine inches in some areas, according... Mehr»

Pakistan: Verzweifelte Suche nach Nahrung

Bewohner eines Dorfes im südlichen Pakistan tasteten sich letzten Montag durch die überschwemmte Landschaft. Sie suchten Nahrung für ihre hungrigen Familien. Sie folgten halb... Mehr»

Vorübergehend

Von der bislang schlimmsten humanitären Katastrophe Pakistans sind 17 Millionen Menschen betroffen. Fünf Millionen Menschen sind durch die Überschwemmungen obdachlos geworden,... Mehr»

North Korea – Floods Worsening in Shinuiju

More than 5,000 people have been evacuated from the flood stricken North Korean city of Shinuiju. The Amnok River has submerged much of the city. Upstream in China’s Dandong... Mehr»

China: Mudslide Death Toll Rises in Gansu Province

Cries of grief echoed through the northwest Chinese town of Zhouqu on Tuesday that was half-smothered by a mudslide three days ago. The death toll in Zhouqu, in a narrow … Mehr»

Floods Hit North Korea

And the flooding in China is also affecting North Korea. Over the weekend, the Yalu River running between the two countries was at critical levels causing serious damage. More than... Mehr»

China’s Floods Kill At Least 742 People, Heavy Rains Continue

Heavy rains, flooding and disasters have killed at least 742 people and left hundreds more missing this year across much of China, state-run media reported on Monday. Rains have... Mehr»

China: Three Gorges Dam Prevents Catastrophic Flooding

China’s controversial Three Gorges dam project seems to be fulfilling one of its goals, after helping prevent catastrophic flooding on the Yangtze River. Much of southern and... Mehr»

Heavy Rains Continue to Batter Southern China

Torrential rain continues to batter southern China, triggering floods and landslides across the region. At least three people have been killed and 50 more are reported missing on... Mehr»

China: Flooding and Heavy Rain Plague

Days of heavy rain swept away a bridge in China’s southern Fujian Province on Wednesday. State-run media reports that the downpours have inflicted some of the heaviest flood... Mehr»

Flooded River Breaches Dyke in Southern China

The flooded Fu River in China’s Jiangxi Province burst through a protective embankment on Monday, as heavy rains battered much of the region. Nearly 145,000 residents are under... Mehr»

Rainstorms & Floods Batter Southern China

Relentless rain continues to trigger disastrous floods across southern China. State-run media reports that at least 46 people have been killed and thousands more have been... Mehr»

Polish Government under Pressure over Floods

As Poland faces its worst flooding in more than a century, the upcoming presidential election is the last thing on people’s minds. Around 42,000 people have been affected,... Mehr»

Floods Force Thousands from Homes in Southern China

China’s state-run media report floods and heavy rainfall killed six and stranded thousands of others in Hunan Province. In Fenghuang County, torrential rains caused a local river... Mehr»

Portuguese Mudslides Leave Dozens Dead

Residents are cleaning up after floods and mudslides engulfed the Portuguese holiday island of Madeira. Dozens are dead and scores are injured after powerful rainstorms unleashed... Mehr»

Sichere Unterkunft

Victoria Lopez und ihre Kinder schlafen in einer Hilfsunterkunft im südmexikanischen Ostuacan, nachdem sie aus dem überfluteten Gebiet in San Juan de Grijalva gerettet worden... Mehr»