Tag: flooding

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Hurricane Dorian lashes at the Bahamas

On the 24th August, a tropical depression formed south-east of Barbados. Over a matter of days, as it was studied by NASA satellites, it developed into hurricane Dorian. Passing over Barbados as a tropical storm, Dorian quickly reached hurricane status on the 28th August near the U.S. Virgin Islands. By The 2nd September, Dorian was…

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Library evacuated due to flooding

The university library was completely evacuated yesterday afternoon for over two hours following flooding on the ground floor. What initially appeared as a minor leak from a light fixture quickly grew into a serious problem, with sections of the ground floor ceiling collapsing above the library’s reception desk. There have been no reports of injuries…

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Flash flood emergency in South Asia

1,200 people have been killed by flooding in South Asia, which has affected India, Nepal and Bangladesh. This occured after a monsoon on 29 August Flooding was so severe in Mumbai that a four storey building collapsed onto a busy street as flood waters caused chaos across the country. Said building contained a nursery school…

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Northern England floods won’t affect UK stance on global warming

Forget the elephant, there’s a mammoth in the room, and it’s terrorising northern England. Global warming has been a major – though largely unrecognised – factor in the floods that have crippled our country over the Christmas period. It is easy to think of climate change as a far-off problem we won’t have to worry…

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