Syndicate content

floods

Climate change may lead to more violent thunderstorms

Researchers are working to identify exactly how a changing climate will impact specific elements of weather, such as clouds, rainfall, and lightning.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 09:14

International Charter activated for floods in Russia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 10 July 2012 by the US Geological Survey (USGS) on behalf of ROSCOSMOS/EMERCOM for the torrential flooding of Krasnodar region,

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 08:35

International Charter activated for floods in India

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 29 June

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/07/2012 - 08:16
latitude: 
25.6291
longitude: 
89.8887

IGAC implements project on floods and landslides

The Colombian Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) and the Regional Corporation of the State of Antioquia (CORANTIOQUIA) signed an agreement to develop the project “Estimation and elab

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 14:39

International Charter activated for floods in Canada

On Saturday, heavy rains fell in B.C's Shuswap region, where more than 340 people were ordered out of their homes into the community of Sicamous area in Vancouver, Canada.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 25/06/2012 - 17:01
latitude: 
50.7857
longitude: 
-119.711

International Charter activated for floods in China

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 12 May 2012 by the China National Committee for Disaster Reduction for major floods in Gansu Province.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 15/05/2012 - 07:58
latitude: 
34.4381
longitude: 
104.037

NASA's satellite Aqua captures floods in Kenya

After floods isolated schools and villages in southeastern Kenya in early May 2012, affected more than 3,000 families in the region around Malindi, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/05/2012 - 08:49
latitude: 
-3.21919
longitude: 
40.1169

Heavy rain causes massive floods in the U.K

Heavy rain, which began 3 days ago, has caused important floods in the southern part of the U.K. About 1.000 inhabitants have been evacuated so far.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 04/05/2012 - 09:39

International Charter activated for floods in Paraguay

Heavy rain, which began in March, has caused the Pilcomayo river in Paraguay to overflow; resulting in flooding throughout the country.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/05/2012 - 09:31

UN-SPIDER supports response to floods in Fiji

UN-SPIDER supports the response efforts to the recent floods impacting Fiji. Intense and continuous rains brought on by tropical depressionTD17F caused flooding in large parts of Fiji.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/04/2012 - 08:52