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The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has extended the flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew. The flash flood Watch is effective until 5:00 tomorrow morning. However, the advisory has been ...
Most of southern Thailand has been declared a disaster area after flash floods in the region killed 15 people in the past two weeks, officials said on Thursday. According to Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, all of the victims drowned. "flash floods caused by continuous heavy ...

The lone mud road that connected the Irumbulicheri-Edaiyathur land mass in the middle of the Palar river was washed away in the recent flash floods, making life miserable for 1,000 odd people residing in the islet. Incidentally, another concrete causeway was damaged during the 2015 flood when the river ...
The flash floods hit about midnight and by early Wednesday, the Ban Nai-Don Sak road was under about 50 centimetres of water for about two kilometres. Troops from the 45th army Circle rushed to help evacuate 21 families of Ban Na Nua village in Tambon Don Sak to a temporary shelter in Wat Na Ta ...
If you're caught in a flash flood, do not drive through or over a flooded road or bridge. Turn back and try a higher route and don't stay in the flooded area. If your vehicle is surrounded by water, get out and seek higher ground. If you are stranded in a tree or building, don't leave it to enter the flood water.
Kuala Lumpur: It is an understatement to say that Pandan Indah residents are frustrated over the frequent flash floods in Jalan Pandan Indah. Pandan youth ... Its spokesman told Actionline that both MPAJ and the Selangor government were currently discussing ways to resolve the flash flood.

Jakarta: At least 11 people have died in severe floods and landslides in the east of Indonesia's main island of Java, an official said on Tuesday. A landslide killed nine people at Pacitan in East Java province and two people died in floods triggered by heavy rain in the same area. Representational image.
As the summer rains become more frequent so will the chances of heavy rains and flash floods. ER24 have cautioned people to take care of themselves during these dangerous conditions. A flash flood is a rapid flooding of a low-lying area which can be caused by severe thunderstorms, hurricane or even a ...
THE poor maintenance of drains along Jalan 2, Taman Selayang, in Kuala Lumpur may have led to the recent flash flood in the area. A resident, identified only as Lim, expressed his frustration over the clogged drains which he claimed had caused the flood last Thursday. "The flooded area was the ...
The National Weather Service has continued the flash flood Watch for the island of Maui through 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. A flash flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. The NWS says there will be a temporary decrease in moisture upstream of the area ...
A flash flood Watch is in effect for Maui and the Big Island as the potential for heavy rains and flash flooding continues. The National Weather Service said deep moisture will roll in from the east. The flash flood Watch is in effect until Wednesday evening. The Big Island is already seeing some heavy rains ...
(BIVN) - A flash flood Watch remained in effect for Hawaii Island on Tuesday morning, as deep moisture met an upper level disturbance to bring periods heavy rain, especially to windward areas. A Flood Advisory was in effect for East Hawaii this morning. According to the National Weather Service:.
Mr Carlyon said rain levels could rise quickly and a flash flood warning was likely for the entire state. #VICStorms outlook for today. Severe thunderstorms possible in western #Victoria this afternoon with large hail and heavy rain the main threats. Thunderstorms also possible over the Eastern Ranges.
Vehicles marooned as heavy rains cause flooding in Narok Town on November 26, 2017. The flash floods caused a traffic snarl-up at the ...
Several evacuees in the Central Otago town of Roxburgh have returned home but flash flooding appears to have knocked out the town's water ...
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flash flood Watch that will take effect Monday morning for Maui and the Big Island.
Ana Liza Solis, officer-in-charge of PAGASA's climate monitoring and prediction center, said one or two cyclones may hit the country before the ...

Ras Al Khaimah: Hundreds of people attended the funeral of an Indian teen, who recently died after being swept away in a flash flood in Khor ...
Kingston, Jamaica --The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica last evening discontinued the flash flood watch for all parishes. According ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- The Meteorological Service has extended a flash flood watch for all parishes until 5:00 pm this evening. The watch is ...
The effort to recover after a flash flood devastated a Springfield Township neighborhood has some of its victims rethinking what's most ...
"The water came flying down the road, between 2.30pm and 3pm, like a flash flood. It was kind of scary. "I was worried at the start. The water came in under the door to about a foot high. "It would have been a nightmare had the clothes been destroyed. "We are going to have to get a whole new carpet.
On Wednesday, Ireland was badly hit as flash floods caused significant damage in Mountmellick - and Laois County Council was forced to trigger an emergency plan and evacuate residents from their homes. preview image. Video: Weather warnings as flooding hits Lancashire. Parts of Wales have also ...
The Meteorological Service has extended the flash flood Warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Westmoreland, and St Elizabeth until 5 this afternoon. The flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Ann, Trelawny, Manchester, Clarendon, St Catherine, St Mary ...
Singapore - Parts of the country were hit by flash floods on Wednesday evening (Nov 22). In a series of posts on twitter, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced that there were flash floods in Alexandra Road and Tomlinson Road. At 5.34pm, it tweeted about a flash flood in Alexandra Road, in the ...
Athens: The death toll from flash floods near Athens last week has risen to 21, with one more person still missing, officials said Tuesday. The body of a truck driver was recovered at a municipal vehicle lot in Mandra, the town near Athens worst hit by the flood, nearly a week after he disappeared.
Sharjah: After a massive combing operation that lasted six days, the body of 18-year-old Indian Albert Joy, who was washed away in a flash flood in Khor Fakkan, was found in Oman Wednesday. Joy's decomposed body was fished out from a dam in Oman's Madha area, 20km from Wadi Shis from where ...
The Meteorological Service has downgraded the flash flood Warning to a flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, and Kingston and St Andrew. It has continued a flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Trelawny, St Ann, St Catherine, ...
flash floods triggered by heavy rains swept through Jeddah on Tuesday, leaving motorists stranded and forcing authorities to shut schools and ...
Just five days after the flash floods turned the city's roads into torrents of mud and debris, specialised rescue response teams continued to ...
KULIM: Several areas in the district were hit by flash floods following a ... had a bad feeling as our house was also hit by a flash flood last week.
The Meteorological Service has downgraded: The flash flood Warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas ...
The National Weather Service (NWS) on Monday afternoon issued a flash flood watch for Western Washington with heavy rains on tap through ...
He had gone hunting when the deadly flash flood struck Wednesday. Two people are still missing. The government has declared an ...
A man stands amid the mud and debris after the torrential rain in the town of Mandra, outskirts of Athens, Greece, Nov. 15, 2017. Greek Prime ...
Boiko Borissov, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, sent a telegram to his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsirpas today, after flash floods in the Greek ...
flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted .... A major flash flood on Wednesday left at least 16 people dead, ...
flash floods have ripped through parts of Greece killing at least 14 people while another six have been reported missing. The storm caused ...
Athens, Greece -- flash floods turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris outside Greece's capital Wednesday, killing at least 13 ...
A storm is expected to wallop the Bay Area today and Thursday bringing with it increased danger of flash floods, mudslides, and "debris flow" in ...
At least seven people were killed and more than 3,500 people were evacuated in Penang following severe flash floods caused by an 18-hour storm which began on 4 November. The police and military are supporting state authorities with the ongoing relief efforts. International assistance has not been requested.
Athens, Greece (CNN) The death toll from flash floods that have devastated areas around the Greek capital of Athens has hit 16, according to the Ministry of Interior. More than 20 people have been injured and one is missing in a disaster that local media have described as "biblical." Residents in Mandra ...
Burned soils repel water much like asphalt or concrete. As a result, much less rain is required to produce a flash flood. In this case, a forecast of ...
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning from 4 p.m. ... heavy enough to trigger flash floods, according to National Weather ...
Durban was battered by winds of up to 70km/h and received almost 800mm in rain during flash floods that created havoc on Tuesday, ...
Talking about the devastating 2013 flash floods in Uttarakhand, Modi said he as the chief minister of Gujarat had visited Uttarakhand in its ...
The Meteorological Service has issued a flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of eastern parishes. Residents of St Mary, ...
A flash flood Warning is in effect until 6:45 a.m. for southern Harris, northeast Brazoria and northwest Galveston counties. The warning is ...
Chetco Bar Burn Areas Under flash flood Watch Thursday ... are more prone to landslides and flash floods if the rain totals are significant.
A flash flood watch is in effect Thursday for the Chetco Bar Fire area, 16 miles west of Selma, Oregon. Damaged soil, loosened vegetation and ...


 

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