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August 18, 2019: The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including continuing unrest in Hong Kong and Indonesia’s independence day celebrations Continue reading...
August 17, 2019: The Netherlands has found an ingenious way to combat rising water – build housing that does the sameCould climate change-resistant homes help solve the housing crisis? The Met Office’s conclusion was unequivocal. There is “no doubt” climate change played a role in the record-breaking temperatures that fried ...
August 17, 2019: A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage
August 15, 2019: To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential, bringing destructive and sometimes fatal flooding.Or at least, ...
August 14, 2019: The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
August 14, 2019: Human bones washed into the street of a village in Scotland over the weekend after flooding collapsed a churchyard wall, disturbing some ancient graves.
August 14, 2019: Historic rainfall over the past week has brought devastating flooding to southern India, possibly setting all-time rainfall records.
August 13, 2019
August 11, 2019: Train passengers stuck after tracks submerged and 60mph winds uproot trees, blocking linesRail passengers have endured a second day of disruption, this time caused by severe winds and flooding rather than power outages.After travellers recovered from delays of up to 12 hours on Friday following the National Grid fai...
August 11, 2019: The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
August 10, 2019: Hundreds of thousands of people are evacuated amid flooding in southern and western India, reports say.
August 7, 2019: By Ayurella Horn-Muller (Climate Central) Brendan Rivers (WJCT) contributed reporting When Hurricane Irma destroyed the house that Tom Davitt was renting on Jacksonville’s Westside, it also wrecked tens of thousands of dollars worth of his uninsured possessions and forced him to find a new home. “I rolle...
August 4, 2019: He toured the union and rushed to a flooding emergency, but there is little sign the tide is turning in the PM’s favour on BrexitBooed in Scotland. Confronted by farmers in Wales. Chided over the future of the union in Northern Ireland. Hit by damaging leaks and warned about the risk of recession by the Bank of En...
August 2, 2019: The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
August 1, 2019: Major incident declared in Cheshire after severe flooding, with rail chaos in ManchesterHomes have been evacuated and stranded people have had to be rescued as heavy downpours caused flooding across parts of the UK.Floods caused by sustained rain disrupted all lines between Manchester airport and Wilmslow early on T...
July 30, 2019: Met Office warns of severe weather across large parts of UK on Tuesday and WednesdayThe Met Office has warned that thunderstorms and severe weather across much of the UK could cause flooding in some areas.Travel disruption is also a possibility as the storms take hold, according to the forecaster. There is a “smal...
July 30, 2019: Floodwaters swamped more than half a million acres of forest and farmland in the lower Mississippi Delta more than six months ago, gulping up highways and homes, livestock and tractors.
July 29, 2019: The breach of an irrigation canal left more than 100,000 acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming without water at a critical point in the growing cycle.
July 27, 2019: Helicopters, boats and divers converge on the train near Mumbai in a big recue operation.
July 27, 2019: Hundreds of passengers had to be rescued from a train near Mumbai.
July 27, 2019: Rescuers in India on Saturday safely evacuated all 700 passengers from a train after it got stuck in monsoon floodwaters between two stations near Mumbai, the country's home minister said.
July 24, 2019: There are around 50 snake species in Russia, of which around 11 can pose a danger to humans.
July 23, 2019: Storms are getting bigger and floods are getting worse as a result of climate change, according to a historic 120-year-old data set.
July 23, 2019: The winds, and in some cases, hail, left more than 200,000 customers without power in New Jersey on Tuesday morning.
July 23, 2019: Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Tuesday, as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed and a flash flood threat moved south with the storm.