Tag Archive: rainfall

Jun 24 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/24/13): Near 1,000 Dead in Uttarakhand, India Flooding as the Rain Continues, the Clean Up Begins in Alberta, Canada

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This Week: The rescue efforts continue in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand, India as the rain continues and near 1,000 are confirmed dead with many still missing, and the aftermath of the record flooding in Calgary and Alberta, Canada. Uttarakhand: 10,000 still stranded as rain, landslides hamper rescue operations (Times of India) Fresh rain, landslides …

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Mar 22 2013

Severe Flooding in Bolivia and Colombia (Footage)

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This past week parts of Bolivia and Columbia have experienced some damaging floods due to heavy rains. In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, they received about 107mm (~4 inches) in a day, which equates to their average for the entire month of March. The flooding damaged their largest airport and the Chimore River overflowed its banks.

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Jul 20 2012

Flooding in Kyushu, Japan (Video)

In some areas almost 80cm (31in) of rain fell in just 72 hours – devastating a vast swathe of the country’s southern Kyushu island. The Japan Meteorological Agency has warned of more landslides and flooding as rainfall of 11cm (4in) per hour was recorded in some areas. (Sky News) Starting last Thursday through this past …

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