RedskyNews Category: Floods & Storms

Mexico Set For Strongest Hurricane Ever.

Patricia

Tourists hunker down in “safe rooms” as the Western Hemisphere’s strongest-ever storm threatens “catastrophic consequences”. Locals and tourists are being evacuated inland or moved to emergency shelters as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded barrels towards Mexico with

France Floods. 16 Dead, Cannes Flooded

CannesFloods

Violent storms and flooding have hit south-eastern France, killing at least 16 people with three more missing, officials say. Three elderly people drowned when their retirement home near the city of Antibes was inundated with floodwater. Others died trapped in

56 Dead 100 Missing In Guatemala Mudslide

Mudslide

MEXICO CITY Frantic rescuers on Saturday dug in search of hundreds of people feared trapped beneath the rubble of a collapsed hillside that buried scores of homes in a suburb of Guatemala City. Four more bodies were pulled from the

One Dead In South Carolina Floods

CarolinaFloods

Parts of South Carolina have seen 5 or more inches of rain fall in a drenching storm that flooded and closed roads, submerged cars and made for a hazardous commute. Officials in Spartanburg County say one person died Thursday morning

10 Dead In Iran Flash Flooding

IranFloods

Tehran (AFP) – At least 10 people have been killed after flash floods hit several regions of Iran, state television said on Saturday. Six people died on Friday in Pakdasht, a city southeast of Tehran, when they attempted to have

18 Dead In Utah Flash Floods

UtahFloods

Search teams including a crew that combed through the rubble of the Twin Towers on 9/11 are looking for a boy who remains missing. Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of several children who died when two vehicles were swept away

Japan Resumes Search For 16 Missing

JapanFloods

Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded. Floods swept

Fukushima: 82 Radioactive Bags Float Away

JAPAN-NUCLEAR/

Flooding caused by Tropical Typhoon Etau has swept at least 82 bags suspected to contain radioactive grass and other contaminated materials that had been collected at the site of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP). They had been

107 Dead As Storm Topples Crane On To Mosque

SaudiCrane

107 people have been killed and 238 injured when a crane collapsed in Mecca’s Grand Mosque, Saudi Arabian officials say. Authorities say storms are believed to have caused the collapse. It happened as Mecca prepares for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

100,000 Evacuated As Etau Devastates Japan

JapanFloodsEtauFeatured

Video: Sep 11, 2015; 2:40 PM ET Torrential rain brought by Typhoon Etau caused severe flooding in parts of Japan on Thursday, September 10. More than 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes. One woman was reported missing after

Floods Wash Away Vehicles In Spain

SpanishFloodsFeatured

Video: Sep 11, 2015; 11:02 AM ET Four people died in severe flooding that swept through towns on Spain’s southern coastline on Sept. 7. This video shows vehicles being swept away by the floodwaters in Adra, Almería. Please follow and

Fukushima Leaks Radioactive Water After Etau

JAPAN/

Flooding from Typhoon Etau has caused new leaks of contaminated water to flow from the Fukushima nuclear power station into the ocean. The incident came after a rush of water overwhelmed the site’s drainage pumps. Typhoon Etau brought lashing rains,