RedskyNews Category: Drought & Fires

Drought exposes sunken town

Water levels are so low in Spain that a medieval village that was flooded to make a reservoir, has been exposed. Report courtesy of www.bbc.co.uk Please follow and like us:

Drought hits millions in Thai rice region

More than 10 million people in parts of Thailand’s rice bowl region have been hit by drought, the government said Monday, causing further concerns as prices of the staple grain soar. Thailand’s Disaster Prevention and Mitigation department reported that 55

Extreme weather starving Uganda’s pastoralists

The semi-arid region has typically experienced drought since the 1960s, every five to 10 years. But since 2000, the phenomenon has become more frequent and more disastrous. Karamoja, which has no irrigation system, has suffered extreme drought for two years

China drought leaves 670,000 without drinking water

BEIJING, April 13 (Reuters) – A drought in China’s northeast Liaoning province has left nearly 700,000 people without drinking water after rainfall in the first three months of 2008 tumbled to one-fifth levels last year, the Xinhua agency said on

Drought Ridden Farmers Commit Suicide in India

LUCKNOW, India — Authorities in northern India have banned the sale of a cheap variety of hair dye after debt-ridden farmers were found to be drinking it to end their lives, an official said Friday. At least 11 farmers have

Scientists predict more floods, droughts

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Scientists predicted Thursday that climate change in coming decades will cause more flooding in the Northern Hemisphere and droughts in some southern and arid zones. In addition, they said that some areas around the Mediterranean, parts of

Yangtze river drought crisis

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Euphrates Could Dry Up By 2025

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A report released earlier this year by the United Nations Environment Protection agency (UNEP) predicts that the river Euphrates could dry up by 2025. The report indicated that due to global warming, lower rainfall and increased temperatures could cause the

Burning Sulphur to destroy a third of mankind

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The Book of Revelation predicts that an army of 200 million will bring death to a third of the population with burning Sulphur, but who is this army and where do they come from? Nearly two thousand years ago, on

China blames Global Warming for growing water shortages

China suffers a water shortage of nearly 40 billion cubic metres a year which Water Resources Minister Chen Lei blamed largely on global warming, state media have reported. “The changes have led to a combination of both frequent drought and