Tag Archives: Natural Disaster

26Dec/15

Army deployed in northern England as more floods anticipated

The UK government deploys the army to build flood defences in the northern England as more flooding is anticipated around Christmas.
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28Nov/15

Rain and ice batter central U.S., killing four

Flooding and travel delays are likely over the holiday weekend for a swath of south and central United States stretching from Texas to Kentucky, bringing up to a foot of rain in some places and killing at least four, weather forecasters said Saturday.
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26Oct/15

Powerful earthquake strikes Afghanistan, causes deaths in neighbouring Pakistan

Strong earthquake from Afghanistan rattles northeastern Pakistan as well, leaving at least 12 dead, scores injured.

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24Oct/15

Massive storm Patricia hits Mexico’s Pacific coast, but skirts big cities

Patricia, one of the strongest ever hurricanes, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph (266 kph), hammering coastal areas but skirting major cities and causing less damage than feared.

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30Sep/15

IMF: Softness in global economy to extend into 2016 as developing world drags

Speaking at the Council of the Americas, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says China needs to keep trying to rebalance its economy away from commodity-intensive investment but also must be careful to safeguard “demand and financial stability.”

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