At least 76 killed in India heavy monsoon rain:govt

At least 76 people have died in multiple monsoon-related accidents, Indian officials said Saturday, as heavy rains lashed the western state of Maharashtra, triggering landslides, flooding, and a building collapse. “Torrential rainfall in various parts of the state often coinciding with high tides and also discharge from dams led to[…]

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Sydney floods: Thousands flee worst flooding in 60 years

Australian authorities were preparing to evacuate thousands of more people on Monday from flood-affected suburbs on the western fringes of Sydney, the country’s biggest city, with another day of heavy rain triggering the worst floods in 60 years. Rivers across the state of New South Wales (NSW) have burst their[…]

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WC residents warned of localized flooding

The South African Weather Service says significant rain is expected in the Overberg and Garden Route regions of the Western Cape tonight into tomorrow morning. The accumulated rainfall is likely to reach up to 50 millimetres. It says localised flooding can be expected on some roads, including low lying informal[…]

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Water levels in Cape dams stable

The Western Cape dam levels have stabilised 66.2 percent, slight decrease from last week, but more than three percent higher than the same time last year. The dams that supply the City of Cape Town with water are on average more than 83 percent full. Provincial Environmental Affairs Department’s spokesperson[…]

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Prepare for more rainy days Cape Town

After a short teaser of spring weather, winter is back and Cape Town residents can expect two more days of rain this week paired with chilly temperatures. The warmer weather the Mother City received last week will come to an end as both Friday and Saturday are expected to bring[…]

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Cape Town to be hit by another cold front

Signs indicate that the cold front that hit Cape Town this week is breaking, but locals have been advised to brace themselves again for another cold front touching down next week. Mopping up operations continue after successive cold fronts in the region, and the City’s Disaster Operations Centre logged 176[…]

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