Floods in Northern China

Update: Gansu Province The situation has worsened over the weekend in Gansu. More people have been reported killed in the floods, bringing the total to 20. As many as 56,000…

India’s New Flood Watch Satellite

Last night, 25th July 2013, India successfully launched a satellite that will be dedicated to monitoring weather conditions. The launch of the satellite had been delayed. It’s unclear whether the…

More Floods in Nepal, July 2013

Heavy rainfall resulted in floods and landslides in various regions of Nepal. As of 22nd July 2013, 8 deaths were reported and also 13 reported missing. Three were killed in…

Floods in Punjab, Pakistan

Pakistan has seen huge amounts of rain in the last few days as part of the monsoon. The capital, Islamabad, had over 20cm in 24 hours on 20th July. Flooding…

Floods in Uttar Pradesh, India

Severe flooding on a massive scale across much of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has caused chaos and displaced around half a million people so far. Fatalities have risen…

Soulik Floods China and Taiwan

Tropical storm Soulik hit north east Taiwan on 12th July, and continued on to mainland China, reaching Fujian province on 13th July. It continued over mainland China heading north west,…

Floods Nepal July 2013

More torrential rainfall has brought further flooding in Nepal. The country suffered in early June at the same time nearby states in India – Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh – were…