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Landslides Kill 10 In Nepal As Heavy Rains Take Toll In South Asia

Landslides Kill 10 In Nepal As Heavy Rains Take Toll In South Asia

Heavy rain in Nepal triggered landslides on Monday that killed eight labourers at a construction site and two members of a family, taking the toll in floods and landslides to 177 since late May. Elsewhere in South Asia, the annual rainy season brought more misery with at least 135 people killed in Bangladesh since late […]

Virus-hit Asian Nations Brace For Double Disasters As Extreme Weather Looms

Virus-hit Asian Nations Brace For Double Disasters As Extreme Weather Looms

Countries from India to the Philippines, already struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, are likely to also battle weather-related crises, from heatwaves to cyclones, in coming months, disaster experts warned Thursday. In India – currently under lockdown with more than 12,000 confirmed cases of the virus – the cyclone season starts in two weeks, said Kamal […]

Twelve Dead, Several Missing As Australia Counts The Cost of Devastating Bushfires

Twelve Dead, Several Missing As Australia Counts The Cost of Devastating Bushfires

A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia’s southeast coast this week and a fourth was missing and feared dead, as navy ships rushed to provide supplies and assist with evacuations. Twelve people have now lost their lives in fire-related deaths across Australia since blazes broke out a few […]

One Dead, More Than 2,500 Evacuated As Cyclone Sarai Lashes Fiji

One Dead, More Than 2,500 Evacuated As Cyclone Sarai Lashes Fiji

One person was killed in Fiji and one is missing as tropical cyclone Sarai battered the South Pacific nation with strong wind and heavy rain, authorities said on Sunday. The Fiji National Disaster Management Office said one person was in intensive care and more than 2,500 people had moved to 70 evacuation centres. The category […]

Hurricane Dorian Kills At Least Five In Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian Kills At Least Five In Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were ordered evacuated. Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, had been hovering over Grand Bahama Island for almost 40 […]

Death Toll Rises To 44 As Typhoon Lekima Wreaks Havoc In Eastern China

Death Toll Rises To 44 As Typhoon Lekima Wreaks Havoc In Eastern China

The storm’s estimated economic toll has risen to 18 billion yuan ($2.55 billion), including damage to crops and homes The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and […]

Earth Tremor Hits The Federal Capital Territory

Earth Tremor Hits The Federal Capital Territory

DAILY POST has been reliably informed that the tremors could be felt in Jabi, Gwarinpa, Utako, etc. A resident of Mpape, Omada Ogwuche told DAILY POST that the vibration started for some days now. She said they had thought it was the usual breaking of rocks by big companies, but that it’s now clear that […]

Deadly Northern California Wildfire Rages Largely Unchecked

Deadly Northern California Wildfire Rages Largely Unchecked

 The deadly Northern California wildfire that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes burned virtually unchecked Sunday as fire crews surveyed a small town that was reduced to an ashy moonscape of blackened trees and smoldering rubble. Firefighters worried that high winds could fan the flames even further. “Right now, it’s […]

Earthquake In Tanzania kills 11, Injures More Than 100

Earthquake In Tanzania  kills 11, Injures More Than 100

At least 11 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit northern Tanzania. The quake struck 43km from Bukoba, a city on the western shore of Lake Victoria on Saturday, at a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said. Tremors were felt as far away as western […]

Flood, Windstorm kill 3-year-old, Destroy 100 houses In Sokoto

Flood, Windstorm kill 3-year-old, Destroy 100 houses In Sokoto

Twin disasters of flood and windstorm have led to the death of a three-year-old boy, Sheriff Bashir, in Tudun-Yando village, Dange-Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), correspondent, who visited the area, learnt that the disasters occurred in the early hours of Saturday, sequel to a downpour and windstorm. […]

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