Natural calamity – GBRI
 

When the rain finally descended upon Queensland earlier this month, farmers rejoiced as the area hadn’t received any decent rain in years. However, tragedy struck when the downpour refused to subside, resulting in massive flooding across the state. The state’s cattle industry fears an estimated 500,000 cattle have already perished causing financial losses worth $300 million Australian […]

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To anyone who still needs a proof of how climate change is causing extreme weather conditions across the globe — while the US is currently witnessing temperatures plunging to their lowest in history, Australia just recorded its hottest January ever. The extreme weather has sparked wildfires in the drought-ridded south. Australian Open tennis players fainted, […]

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Torrential rains sparked floods and landslides in the South Sulawesi province of Indonesia claiming at least 30 lives and forcing thousands others to flee their homes. More than two dozen people have been reported missing. Adnan Purichta Ichsann, the chief of Gowa district near Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi, said operators of the Bili Bili […]

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A heavy snow storm that stretched about 1400 miles from Kansas to the East Coast in US has already claimed nine lives. The storm was particularly worse in Missouri where over 800 car crashes, four deaths in accidents and fifty seven injuries were reported. The town of Montgomery City, Missouri, which is to the northwest […]

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At least 429 people are feared dead in the tsunami that struck Indonesia’s two most populous islands Java and Sumatra on Saturday night. It was caused by an undersea landslide set off by volcanic activity on the island of Anak Krakatau. About 150 people are still missing, while more than 16,000 have been displaced. Coastal […]

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A fast moving wildfire in Northern California forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes and scramble for safety on Thursday. People were seen clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that engulfed the entire town of Paradise, California. “Pretty much the community of […]

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Heatwaves gripping the UK in the past few years proved to be deadly for people who were not prepared for the sweltering conditions. Now a Met report has revealed that heatwaves in the UK are lasting twice as long as they did 50 years ago. Not just that, ice days are disappearing and tropical nights are […]

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