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13 people killed in Greece floods: new toll

The victims of the disaster in Greece were 13 people, torrential rains flooded the city in the metropolitan region of Attica, Athens news agency AMNA reports. Downpours hit the eastern part of Greece on Monday, November 13, on Tuesday, the authorities imposed a state of...

Typhoon Damri — Russia sent 40 tons of humanitarian aid to Vietnam

Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) of Russia sent a plane with 40 tons of humanitarian aid to Vietnam, which suffered from a typhoon "Damri", the press service of the Emergencies Ministry reported. "From the Moscow airport Ramenskoye in Cam Ranh, an IL-76 plane escaped from...

Trump cancels plan to visit DMZ due to weather conditions

Trump cancels plan to visit DMZ due to weather conditions -- President of the United States Donald Trump tried to go to the demilitarized zone on the Korean border, but returned because of bad weather. This is reported by ABC. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/928050708535967744 "President Trump tried to go to...

89 dead, 18 still missing by typhoon struck Vietnam

The death toll from a typhoon that struck Vietnam's south-central coast last weekend, causing widespread flooding, has risen to 89 with 18 others still missing, the government said Tuesday. Typhoon Damrey caused extensive damage ahead of this week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that will...

In Vietnam, 49 people died because of the typhoon Damri

In Vietnam, 49 people died because of the typhoon "Damri" that struck the country. This is reported by AFP with reference to the staff of the service for disaster management. It is noted that 19 people are still missing. Earlier, the media reported that 44 people were...

Heavy rains in India killed more than 10 people

At least 12 people were victims of the most powerful downpours that hit the south of India, the Associated Press reported on Saturday. More than 10 thousand inhabitants of the state of Tamil Nadu were evacuated to special centers because of the rain caused by...

Hurricane Brian ‘cancels’ trains and flights in UK and Ireland

In Great Britain and Ireland, because of the hurricane "Brian", dozens of trains and flights have been canceled. Almost throughout Ireland, as well as Wales, in the south of England and in the Midlands district and in the north-west of the country, a storm...

Death toll from landslides, floods caused by torrential rain in Vietnam rises to 75

The number of people killed in landslides and floods caused by torrential rain in Vietnam’s northern and central regions since early last week has risen to 75. The landslides and floods have also left 28 people missing, and 38 others injured, reported Xinhua news agency...

Three dead as Storm Ophelia hits Ireland

Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre waves. https://twitter.com/vop_today/status/919951212837048321 Over 230,000 homes and businesses were without electricity with more outages expected and almost 150 flights from Ireland's two main...

72 dead, 30 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

After a week of experiencing flash floods and landslides triggered by downpour, which has claimed 72 lives and left 30 others missing, Vietnam's northern and central regions are likely to confront more deadly landslides amid Typhoon Khanun, reported Xinhua news agency on Monday. The...

Ophelia, first major hurricane in 175 years threatens to hit Ireland 

Hurricane Ophelia has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Saturday. Ophelia, the sixth major hurricane of the 2017 season, was moving at 25 mph northeast with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, the service said. Ireland's Met Eireann...

Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane — NHC

Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane. As of the 5:00 p.m. advisory Ophelia is a category 1 hurricane, with sustained winds of 75 mph. It presents no threat to the U.S. according to the models. https://twitter.com/BreakingNGlobal/status/918219157816082432 Ophelia has strengthened into the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season,...

Heavy rainfall in China kills 23

Twenty-three people have died after heavy rain hit parts of China starting Oct. 1, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Monday as cited Chinese Xinhua news agency. As of 9 a.m. Monday, storms have forced the evacuation of nearly 34,000 people in Chongqing Municipality and...

Parts of Florida still under alert due to Hurricane Nate

As Category 1 Hurricane Nate moves in the Gulf of Mexico at a storm sprint toward land, parts of the Florida Panhandle remain under hurricane watch, storm surge warning and tropical storm warning, according to Miami Herald. The 8 a.m. National Weather Service advisory keeps...

Mississippi declared state of emergency for coastal areas ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

Mississippi has declared an state of emergency for coastal areas ahead of Tropical Storm Nate.

Tropical storm Nate increasing to the level of a hurricane and crash on the US

The tropical storm Nate, whose victims in Central America have already become more than 20 people, can increase to the level of a hurricane and crash on the US coast on Saturday evening, the National Hurricane Center of the United States. "Nate" is increasing over...

Tropical Storm Nate leaving at least 9 dead, several missing across parts of Central America

Nate causes heavy rainfall across parts of Central America, 6 dead and 15 missing in Costa Rica, 3 dead and several missing in Nicaragua.  

New storm could reach US as hurricane

A new tropical depression that could eventually reach the U.S. as a hurricane was developing off of Central America on Wednesday while another system formed off the southern Pacific coast of Mexico. The tropical depression formed off the Atlantic coast of Central America and the...

Hurricane Maria regains Category 5 strength as it moves towards Caribbean

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The latest hurricane to threaten has been upgraded to category 5 strength as it moves towards the beleaguered archipelago. Hurricane Maria regained its cat-5 rating this morning, as it heads towards the region left devastated by Hurricane Irma. The rating means it is extremely dangerous. The...

Governor of Puerto Rico warns of a ‘catastrophe’ as powerful Hurricane Maria churns toward the island

Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," told CNN referring the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/910038758740938752 With the US territory of Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands now in its...

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