Tags : Flood

Powerful Typhoon Slams Japan With Violent Winds, Heavy Rain

A powerful typhoon that officials warned could bring record rains and gusts strong enough to flip cars slammed into southern Japan on Saturday, September 5, 2020, prompting authorities to urge millions to seek shelter. Channels TV reports that Typhoon Harshen has weakened somewhat as it neared Japan’s mainland, and shifted further west out to sea, […]

Sudan Declares Three Month State Of Emergency After Floods Kill

Sudan on Saturday, September 5, 2020, declared a three-month national state of emergency after record-breaking torrential floods that cost 99 lives. “A nationwide three-month state of emergency has been announced as Sudan is considered a natural disaster zone,” the interior ministry said on social media. Floods caused by more than a month of heavy rains […]

Oyo Releases Flood Alert Advisory; Asks Residents To Take Precautionary

Oyo State Government has urged residents of the State, especially those in flood-prone Local Government areas, to take precautionary measures in respect of the flood alert from the administration. The State Government, which spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, stated that every necessary step […]

Plateau Govt Warns Of Impending Flood In Seven LGA’s

Plateau State Government on Saturday warned residents in seven Local Government Areas of the state to vacate their homes immediately to avert an impending floor disaster. The Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Mrs Rosslyn Dakwar gave the warning in a statement in Jos on Saturday.  The Executive Secretary said: “The Plateau State […]

Flooding: Edo Cautions Residents Against Dumping Of Refuse In Waterways

As the rains intensify in Edo State, the Government has warned residents, especially those living in flood-prone areas, to desist from dumping refuse in water ways. The State Government noted that the indiscriminate dumping of dirt and refuse into gutters and other water channels can cause blockage, leading to avoidable flooding. According to a statement […]