RedskyNews Category: Floods & Storms

Japan Resumes Search For 16 Missing

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

Tropical Storm Etau Devastates Japan

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Gallery: An emergency has unfolded in parts of Japan as Tropical Storm Etau dumped more than a foot of rain on residential areas, triggering flooding and mudslides that pushed tens of thousands from their homes. One person has died and

Tropical Storm Etau Hits Japan

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A rare emergency weather warning has been issued near Tokyo as torrential rain continues to inundate parts of Japan in the wake of former Tropical Storm Etau, causing flooding and landslides and at least 16 reported injuries. At least 37,000

Hurricane Linda Churns Off California Coast

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A tropical storm has strengthened into a major hurricane in just a few days. Hurricane Linda formed as a tropical depression on Sept. 5 in the Pacific Ocean. Just over 24 hours later it had strengthened into a tropical storm.

73,000 Evacuated As Typhoon Etau Hits Japan

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HAMAMATSU —Around 73,000 people were instructed to evacuate their homes in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Tuesday as an approaching typhoon brought heavy rain to the area in central Japan. Typhoon Etau is located south of the Japanese archipelago and moving