Kerala floods: many thousands await rescue as downpour continues

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Indian PM vows more aid and compensation for those hit by worst monsoon in 100 years Thousands of people in the southern Indian state of Kerala are still awaiting rescue from the worst flooding in nearly 100 years, with heavy rain predicted to continue Läs mer…

'Please pray for us': Kerala experiences worst monsoon in nearly a century – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:35 Floods in the southern state of Kerala in India have left more than 320 people dead and more than 220,000 displaced. It is believed the death toll will rise, with more rain predicted and thousands of people still awaiting rescue Kerala Läs mer…

Kerala floods: death toll rises above 324 as rescue effort intensifies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India 220,000 people left homeless in southern Indian state after unusually heavy rain Play Video 1:35 ‘Please pray for us’: Kerala experiences worst monsoon in nearly a century – video report More than 324 people have died in the worst flooding in nearly a Läs mer…

Kerala floods: man, neck-deep in water, appeals for help from inside his house – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:39 Footage shared on social media shows a man appealing for help from his home in Chengannur, southern India. ‘I reached out to everyone, including the MLA,’ he says, referring to the Kerala state government. A state official has said a breakdown Läs mer…

Online security cameras let Californians livestream the burning of their homes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California As wildfires burn across the state, residents view the destruction first-hand: ‘That was a moment I’ll never forget’ Play Video 1:20 California man watches wildfires almost destroy his home on camera – live The Holy fire was raging through southern California’s Cleveland national Läs mer…

Aerial view shows scale of monsoon flooding in Kerala, India – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:23 Roads have been damaged, mobile phone networks are down and more than 150,000 people have been left homeless after unusually heavy rain this month in the Indian state of Kerala. Thousands of military and civilian boats and aircraft have been mobilised Läs mer…

Kerala floods: death toll reaches 86 in worst monsoon in nearly a century

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India ‘Extremely grave’ crisis in Indian state as 80 dams reach danger levels and more than 60,000 people are displaced Vehicles sit stranded on Kochi’s flooded roads as the rains continue in Kerala state, India on Thursday. Photograph: Prakash Elamakkara/EPA Hundreds of troops led Läs mer…

British Columbia declares state of emergency as over 500 wildfires burn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada About 566 wildfires are currently burning across the province, prompting the evacuation of 3,000 people Stellat’en First Nation is shrouded in an orange haze, as smoke continues to drift over from the wildfires into Fraser Lake, British Columbia, Canada, on 14 August. Photograph: Läs mer…

What would a heat-proof city look like?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If you’ve felt uncomfortably hot in a city this summer, chances are it’s not just because of the weather. Look around any urban centre and you’ll see the built environment itself exacerbates summer temperatures. Vehicles stuck in traffic emitting heat. Airconditioners pumping waste heat Läs mer…

Extreme temperatures 'especially likely for next four years'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate change Cyclical natural phenomena that affect planet’s climate will amplify effect of manmade global warming, scientists warn ‘If the warming trend caused by greenhouse gas emissions continues, years like 2018 will be the norm in the 2040s, and would be classed as cold Läs mer…