Homes in Nan Province Ordered Evacuated after Torrential Rains, Mountain Runoff Triggers Mudslides

The district chief ordered the evacuation of 39 families whose houses were in at-risk locations in Chalerm Prakiat district of Nan Province.

Homes in Nan Province Ordered Evacuated after Torrential Rains, Mountain Runoff Triggers Mudslides

  NAN – Torrential rains and Mountain runoff have triggered mudslides that uprooted trees, blocked roads and damaged houses overnight in two districts of this northern province. In Chalerm Prakiat district, hours of heavy rain led to a mudslide at Pang Hok village in tambon Huai Kon in the early hours of Tuesday. Electricity wires […]

Death Toll Reaches 200 after Torrential Rains and Flooding in Western Japan

“It’s an undeniable fact that this sort of disaster due to torrential, unprecedented rain is becoming more frequent in recent years,”

Death Toll Reaches 200 after Torrential Rains and Flooding in Western Japan

  KURASHIKI – Japan risks more severe weather and must find ways to alleviate disasters, a government spokesman said on Thursday, as intense heat and water shortages raised fear of disease among survivors of last week’s floods and landslides. Torrential rain in western Japan caused the country’s worst weather disaster in 36 years, killing 200 […]

At Least 38 Dead and 50 Declared Missing as Torrential Rains Pound Japan

At Least 38 Dead and 50 Declared Missing as Torrential Rains Pound Japan

TOKYO – At least 50 people were missing and four in critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 38 people pounds western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency retained special weather warnings for three prefectures in the main island […]