Natural disasters 2022, December

More than 41 thousand people are left homeless due to floods in Thailand

More than 41 thousand people are left homeless due to floods in Thailand

More than 41,000 residents in Thailand were left homeless after the flood, which claimed the lives of 51 people, according to the Thai newspaper Nation on Tuesday

A giant stream of contaminated water poured into the ocean

A giant stream of contaminated water poured into the ocean

The operator of the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" began to discharge radioactive water into the ocean

Thailand's flood death toll rises to 51

Thailand's flood death toll rises to 51

Death toll from catastrophic flooding in southern Thailand rises to 51

Tsunami threat off Indonesia and Indian Ocean canceled

Tsunami threat off Indonesia and Indian Ocean canceled

Tsunami after a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7, which occurred on Monday in the south of Java, will not threaten the coast of Indonesia

Fire tornadoes rage in wildfire California

Fire tornadoes rage in wildfire California

In the resort town of South Lake Tahoe, California, a new evacuation order has been issued as a devastating wildfire approaches. Meanwhile, fires south of Los Angeles have caused powerful firestorms

India: Early snowfall recorded in the highlands of Uttarakhand - two weeks earlier than normal

India: Early snowfall recorded in the highlands of Uttarakhand - two weeks earlier than normal

After rains in the hilly regions of Uttarakhand, the mountains have gradually cooled over the past few days. Along with this, snow began to fall in the highlands of the Himalayas

The genome of a woman who died more than seven thousand years ago became the first confirmation of the existence of a mysterious Toalean culture

The genome of a woman who died more than seven thousand years ago became the first confirmation of the existence of a mysterious Toalean culture

Sequencing of DNA extracted from remains about 7,200 years old confirmed that a completely extinct hunter-gatherer culture lived in the territory of modern Indonesia. She was a unique mixture of the Denisovites' gene pool and

The Izhora River near St. Petersburg became shallow after the breakthrough of the historic dam

The Izhora River near St. Petersburg became shallow after the breakthrough of the historic dam

Residents of St. Petersburg Kolpino sound the alarm and share photos of the sharply shallowed Izhora River. The reason that the water left the reservoir was an accident on the dam. The level fell at least one and a half meters

Residents of the United States are clearing the rubble after Hurricane Ida

Residents of the United States are clearing the rubble after Hurricane Ida

The house of this US resident almost completely collapsed. He was lucky as part of it survived. There he was able to wait out the disaster. These are the aftermaths of Hurricane Ida, which swept through the American state of Louisiana. He was recognized as one of the most powerful among those

US states hit by hurricane Ida

US states hit by hurricane Ida

The US National Weather Service has warned that on Tuesday in southern Louisiana and Mississippi, which were previously hit by Hurricane Ida

7 people killed in flash floods due to heavy rain in Telangana, India

7 people killed in flash floods due to heavy rain in Telangana, India

At least seven people, including newlyweds, have died in flash floods caused by heavy rains in several areas of Telangana state

Heavy rains cause flooding in Thailand

Heavy rains cause flooding in Thailand

The Bangpu industrial zone in the Muang district of the coastal province south of Bangkok has been severely flooded, said Weeris Ammarapala, Governor of Industrial Zone of Thailand Authority (IEAT)

5 people killed in floods in northern Ghana

5 people killed in floods in northern Ghana

Floods in Northeast Ghana have killed at least 5 people in the past few days

Scientists have warned of the threat of a catastrophic eruption of the Toba supervolcano in Indonesia

Scientists have warned of the threat of a catastrophic eruption of the Toba supervolcano in Indonesia

Geologists studying the dormant supervolcano Toba on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia have found signs that magma continues to accumulate in its depths

Heavy rain flooded Saratov

Heavy rain flooded Saratov

As a result of a heavy downpour in Saratov, the roads went under water for almost half a meter. Public transport stopped. Some roofs also could not withstand this amount of water

Following "Ida", "Larry" may fall on America

Following "Ida", "Larry" may fall on America

The weakened Hurricane Ida, which raged for several days on the southeast coast of the United States, is on its heels with devastating tornadoes

Floating saucers: round battleships of Rear Admiral Popov

Floating saucers: round battleships of Rear Admiral Popov

One of the most notorious shipbuilders of those years was Russian Rear Admiral Andrei Alekseevich Popov. Its round battleships have no analogues in the world

Emergency regime announced in Buryatia due to floods

Emergency regime announced in Buryatia due to floods

Head of Buryatia Aleksey Tsydenov: an emergency regime has been declared in the republic due to the flood situation

The tornado came ashore in the Adler district of Sochi

The tornado came ashore in the Adler district of Sochi

In the area of ​​the beach "Burgas" in Sochi, a tornado came ashore from the Black Sea, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia for the Krasnodar Territory reported on September 1

Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana and Mississippi, death toll rises to 4

Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana and Mississippi, death toll rises to 4

Two people died and at least 10 were injured when their vehicles fell into a deep hole at the site of a highway collapse after Hurricane Ida swept through Mississippi

Devastating floods in Tlalnepantla, Mexico

Devastating floods in Tlalnepantla, Mexico

Hurricane Nora flooded Mexico. A devastating flood hits Tlalnepantla

Unprecedented number of dead porpoises washed ashore in the Wadden Islands, Netherlands

Unprecedented number of dead porpoises washed ashore in the Wadden Islands, Netherlands

More than 100 dead adult porpoises have washed ashore in the Wadden Islands since Thursday. According to representatives of Omroep Fryslan, we can talk about an epidemic

1 person missing, 20 homes destroyed after Hurricane Ida caused floods in Virginia

1 person missing, 20 homes destroyed after Hurricane Ida caused floods in Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency in Virginia on August 31 after rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida caused devastating floods and landslides, with more severe weather forecast

Storm "Ida": Floods in New York and New Jersey killed 6 people

Storm "Ida": Floods in New York and New Jersey killed 6 people

At least six people have died in floods and tornadoes that hit the northeastern United States, local media report

Floods rage in 6 districts of Bangladesh

Floods rage in 6 districts of Bangladesh

While thousands of people are still stricken by floods, overflowing rivers have flooded six districts of the country. Many houses and vast areas of arable land have already been swallowed up by rivers

58 people died as floods and tornadoes continue to hit the United States

58 people died as floods and tornadoes continue to hit the United States

Ida became the fifth strongest storm to hit the US when it reached Louisiana as a hurricane on Sunday, bringing maximum winds of 150 miles per hour and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage

Biologists announced the acceleration of the evolution of the coronavirus

Biologists announced the acceleration of the evolution of the coronavirus

Biologists from Australia have found that the emergence of more and more dangerous strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is due to the growth in its evolution

There was a video of a lightning strike 12 times in a row in the same place

There was a video of a lightning strike 12 times in a row in the same place

The incident took place at the end of April in the east of the Chinese province of Shandong. An eyewitness managed to shoot how lightning strikes the same lamp post 12 times in just 10 seconds

For half a century, there have been five times more cataclysms, but they claim fewer lives

For half a century, there have been five times more cataclysms, but they claim fewer lives

According to the World Meteorological Organization, the number of weather-related natural disasters has increased fivefold over the past 50 years. Scientists argue that natural disasters have become more frequent due to climate change and more extreme

Flooding in Bahla, Oman, after the annual rainfall

Flooding in Bahla, Oman, after the annual rainfall

Flash floods after heavy rains in Oman caused massive damage. Cars were under water, houses were flooded, roads were closed, and buildings collapsed as a result of "wild streams" caused by heavy rains

Heavy rains cause flooding in Morelos, Mexico

Heavy rains cause flooding in Morelos, Mexico

More than 300 houses were damaged, some of them seriously, affecting approximately 1,600 residents

Heavy rainfall triggers flooding in Karachi, Pakistan

Heavy rainfall triggers flooding in Karachi, Pakistan

Another downpour fell on Karachi: about 200 of the 1900 KE feeders disconnected, providing the city with electricity

Is Hurricane Ida a harbinger of unpredictable global warming disasters?

Is Hurricane Ida a harbinger of unpredictable global warming disasters?

Tropical storm Ida, which struck the United States, brought not only a lot of destruction, but also claimed the lives, according to the latest data, about 60 people. Many of the people who died were drowned in their basements

More than 60 people killed by floods and landslides in 4 weeks in Nepal

More than 60 people killed by floods and landslides in 4 weeks in Nepal

Hundreds of houses were damaged, and residents were forced to flee after flash floods in areas of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. More than 60 people have died as a result of floods and landslides in the past 4 weeks

Heavy snowfalls hit Ecuador

Heavy snowfalls hit Ecuador

In some localities of the country, heavy snowfall was recorded. An unusual meteorological event caused road closures and, as a result, the cessation of traffic

Regional emergency mode was introduced in Chuvashia due to the death of crops after drought

Regional emergency mode was introduced in Chuvashia due to the death of crops after drought

According to preliminary data, crops suffered on the soil of 5.7 thousand hectares

After the earthquake in Mexico, one and a half million people were left without light

After the earthquake in Mexico, one and a half million people were left without light

After the earthquake in southwestern Mexico, one and a half million people were left without light

The eruption continues on the Cerberus volcano on Semisopochny Island, Alaska

The eruption continues on the Cerberus volcano on Semisopochny Island, Alaska

The eruption continues on the northern crater of the Cerberus volcano on Semisopochny Island, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports

Severe floods hit the city of Agen, France

Severe floods hit the city of Agen, France

On September 8, 2021, a record amount of rainfall fell in the Lot-et-Garonne department in southwestern France, flooding the streets of the city of Agen with more than 2 meters of water

Wildfires engulfed the Amazon

Wildfires engulfed the Amazon

Drone footage shows devastating wildfires in the Amazon rainforest that exceed historical averages for the third consecutive year