RedskyNews Category: Floods & Storms

Snow Causes Chaos Across Europe

Video Report: Europe is in the grip of a miserable deep freeze with heavy snowfall and subfreezing temperatures. In Scotland, 650 stranded motorists spent Sunday night in a community college sports hall in Perth. Please follow and like us:

Chavez Gives Refuge to Homeless

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan socialist leader Hugo Chavez has invited 25 families made homeless by recent torrential rains to stay temporarily at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas. More than a dozen people have died and thousands have been forced

Britain Freezes in Minus Temps.

Parts of Britain experienced record low temperatures on Saturday night, including minus 17 degrees Celsius in Wales, forecasters said. The figures were released as the country’s Met Office, Britain’s national forecaster, warned of more heavy snow to come. Please follow

Flood Claims Triple in 10 Years

Insurers have seen flood claims triple during the past decade following a rise in severe weather, a trade body has said. Payouts to customers whose homes or businesses have been hit by flooding have totalled £4.5 billion since 2000 –

Ill. Tornado Topples School Bus

LOVES PARK, Ill. – Authorities say a driver and several school children suffered minor injuries when a school bus rolled onto its side near the site of a tornado touchdown in northern Illinois. Police say four or five of the

Flood Traps 28 in China Mine

A flood in a coal mine in south-west China has trapped 28 people, state media reported. The accident occurred at 11:00am (local time) near the city of Neijiang in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported, citing local authorities. Please follow and like

Colombia Floods Hit Over a Million

Video Report: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says that more than a million people have been affected by floods following the country’s heaviest rainfall in years. Please follow and like us:

More Floods to Hit Cornwall

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People in Cornwall are being warned of further flooding as heavy rainfall is expected overnight. Forecasters are predicting more showers into Thursday, with the possibility of heavy localised rain. The Environment Agency said: “This rain will fall on already saturated

Rwanda Floods Destroy 50 Homes

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Over 45 houses were this week destroyed by heavy downpours in several parts of Gatsibo District. The rains coupled with strong winds destroyed 42 houses in Kabarore Sector, five houses in Ngarama and three in Gatsibo sectors. The rain which

Floods Trap Motorists In Cornwall

People have been trapped in their cars and homes after flash floods hit Cornwall overnight. Devon and Cornwall police say they are dealing with a “major flooding incident” after drains were overwhelmed by downpours and villages were swamped with water