Death toll from southern Brazil rainfall rises with many still missing | Floods News

[ad_1] The death toll is rising as heavy rains continue to lash southern Brazil, driving floodwaters higher. The storms and flooding in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul have killed at least 78 people, local authorities said on Sunday, with more than 115,000 people displaced. Volunteers using boats, jet skis – and even … Read more

Kenya, Tanzania brace for Cyclone Hidaya as flood death toll rises | Weather News

[ad_1] Kenya and Tanzania have been bracing for a cyclone on the heels of torrential rains and floods that have devastated East Africa, killing nearly 400 people and forcing tens of thousands from their homes. Cyclone Hidaya is inching closer to the eastern coast of Tanzania, with an expected landfall later on Friday, according to … Read more

Why has the flooding in Kenya been so devastating? | Weather News

[ad_1] Torrential rains have caused devastating floods in Kenya, where more than 200 people have died, thousands have been displaced and nearly 2,000 schools have been destroyed. All remaining schools have been shut down until further notice. Rains have been ravaging Kenya since March during some of the most catastrophic weather events in the country … Read more

Athens turns orange under North Africa’s Sahara dust clouds | In Pictures News

[ad_1] Athens turned orange as winds deposited sand from North Africa on the Greek capital. Skies over southern Greece turned an orange hue on Tuesday as dust clouds blown across the Mediterranean Sea engulfed the Acropolis and other Athens landmarks. Strong winds carried the dust from the Sahara Desert, giving the atmosphere of the capital … Read more