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Land Subsidence in Vietnam and to Blame for Flooding in Saigon

Nov 8, 2013

 

The Southern Weather Bureau cited heavy rains and rising river water as the main reasons for the flooding in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday, but a recent study suggests that…

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Added by Khan on November 9, 2013 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Red Sea Stretch- Yemen: An increase in the number of landslides and land cracks in Bani Hushish district.

Oct 31, 2013

 

SANA’A, Oct. 30 — An increase in the number of landslides and land cracks in Bani Hushish district, east of Sana’a, has destroyed houses, farms and roads and created…

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Added by Khan on November 1, 2013 at 6:48am — 1 Comment

Bangladesh: Khurushkul at risk of vanishing under seawater- Cox’s Bazar almost submerged.

Nearly 90% of the coastal union went under seawater

Oct 23, 2013

 

Huge tidal surges coupled with upstream water have left an entire union in Cox’s Bazar almost submerged, sparking fear that the area might disappear under water…

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Added by Khan on October 24, 2013 at 5:16am — 1 Comment

Vietnam: HCMC water level reaches record high in 61 years

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Added by Khan on October 22, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

Earth Wobble- The sky in Mexico darkened, then at a later time brightened again

6:21 pm- The Sun is GONE.

6:37 pm- New Sunrays at N.E

6:53 pm- It's Dawn AGAIN.

Source

 

Link to original webcam time lapse…

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Added by Khan on October 18, 2013 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Vietnam: Many Mekong Delta provinces submerged in floodwaters

Oct 10, 2013

 

VietNamNet Bridge – More rains and tide rise have caused several flooding in many locations in the Mekong Delta such as Can Tho, An…

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Added by Khan on October 10, 2013 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Floods Worsen in Southeast Asia, Nearly 3 million Affected

People make their way through a flooded area near the Mekong river in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. Floods have claimed at least 30 victims, since heavy rains spawned by tropical storms over the past two weeks caused the Mekong river to break its banks and inundate thousands of communities across 10 provinces in Cambodia, according to local media. REUTERS/Samrang Pring…

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Added by Khan on October 4, 2013 at 3:30am — 6 Comments

Vietnam: 24 provinces under grip of floods/ Cambodia: Flood death toll in Cambodia rises to 20.

Sep 27, 2013

 

Northeast, East brace for tropical depression approaching from Vietnam

The Royal Irrigation Department is keeping a close eye on the impact of the upcoming tropical depression from Vietnam, which might affect several provinces in Thailand's Northeast and Eastern regions



Ubon…
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Added by Khan on September 27, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Caribbean Plate is moving- It is a strange occurrence to Trinbagonians, we find that a portion of our land has begun to sink.

Sep 26, 2013

 

It is a strange occurrence to Trinbagonians when on waking one morning we find that a portion of our land has begun to sink.

You read about sinkholes occurring naturally in places such as Florida, USA, where the terrain is composed of limestone, sometimes to the extent of loss of property. Entire houses have gone down with the land in…

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Added by Khan on September 26, 2013 at 8:23am — No Comments

India: MASSIVE flooding has forced 15,000 people to evacuate villages in the west Indian state of Gujarat

Sep 25, 2013

 

MASSIVE flooding has forced 15,000 people to evacuate villages in the west Indian state of Gujarat, where heavy rains and swollen rivers have…

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Added by Khan on September 26, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Thailand: Floods inundate a quarter of Thailand's provinces, Thailand flooding again.

Sep 23, 2013

(Reuters) - More than 600,000 Thais have been affected by flooding since July and more than a quarter of Thailand's provinces have been inundated, prompting officials to issue landslide warnings and begin evacuation measures on Monday.

Devastating floods in 2011 killed more than 800 people and caused massive…

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Added by Khan on September 24, 2013 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

The Atlantic would stretch during the coming pole shift- 2013 Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event in the Mid-Atlantic

2013 Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event in the Mid-Atlantic

 

Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (as amended), an Unusual Mortality Event (UME) has been declared for…

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Added by Khan on September 16, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

China: Jingmen 380,000 square meters of mining subsidence cracks villagers look Shimoji

BEIJING, Sept. 11 Jingmen Power (Reporter Wuqi Yong) reporter on the 11th from Jingmen City Land Resources Bureau, Jingmen City suburbs gypsum mine since its inception in 1970, a total of 33 ground subsidence, collapse area of ​​387,033.44 square…

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Added by Khan on September 12, 2013 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Pakistan: 1.47 million people and 7‚693 villages have been hit by floods while 21‚133 houses destroyed.

1.47 million people affected by floods

Sep 6, 2013

In its latest data‚ the authority said 1.47 million people and 7‚693 villages have been hit by floods while 21‚133 houses destroyed.



Relief and rehabilitation efforts are continuing to mitigate the sufferings of the marooned people.



The agencies concerned have so far…

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Added by Khan on September 7, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Pacific islands at risk from becoming uninhabitable

Sep 5, 2013

The Marshall Islands lye halfway between Hawaii and Australia, and only 2 metres above sea level. Earlier this year a freak tide nearly destroyed the capital Majuro, as it broke the surrounding walls and flooded the airport runway. A simultaneous drought left 6,000 people surviving on less than one litre of water a day, leading to the president…

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Added by Khan on September 6, 2013 at 5:07am — No Comments

Bangladesh: Embankments collapse and sea water flooded nearly a hundred villages.

Sep 5, 2013

Several thousand marooned in the coastal regions for the seventh time in the last four months

Thousands of people of Bhola and Feni have been marooned after flood control embankments collapsed and submerged large areas on the coastal areas. 

In six upazilas of Bhola,…

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Added by Khan on September 6, 2013 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

India Sliding Under the Himalayas.

160 people killed, 5.4 million people affected by floods in Bihar this year.

Sep 3, 2013

PATNA: As many as 160 people have died and 5.4 million others affected due to floods in Bihar this year, a Disaster Management official said today.





The Disaster Management Department Officer on…
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Added by Khan on September 3, 2013 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Myanmar: Unusual land sliding in Chin Hill forced over 100 years old village to move

Sep 1, 2013

Zarling village, a village of over a hundred years old, in Chin Hill faced unusual land slide and the residents may need to relocate, according to locals.

“We’ve experienced this kind of land slide over last 60 years but…

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Added by Khan on September 2, 2013 at 3:57am — No Comments

India: Uttar Pradesh flood situation worsens.

Aug 27, 2013

Lucknow: With major rivers in Uttar Pradesh flowing above the danger mark, several districts in the state, including Allahabad and Gorakhpur were affected by the rising water level, resulting in floods in a number of inhabited areas in these districts.

According to relief commissioner's office in Lucknow, with both Ganga and…

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Added by Khan on August 27, 2013 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Pakistan: Huge flood tide enters Sindh, 591 villages submerged.

Aug 22, 2013

 

KARACHI: A huge flood tide has entered Sindh with Guddu and Sukkur barrages in high flood and the water level rising. At least, 500 villages of Katcha areas in Khairpur and 91 villages in Dadu districts have been inundated while six other villages completely submerged by flood water overflowing from the Indus River.

The standing crops…

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Added by Khan on August 23, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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