Japan Flood Update

I reported on 30th July that Yamaguchi and Shimane Prefectures of Japan had seen severe flooding and landslides after what had been described as unprecedented heavy rainfall. 1 person died…

Thailand Floods Update August 2013

Thailand has been battered by heavy rain and floods over the recent weeks. Thailand’s southern coastal provinces, in particular Satun Province, were hit by floods around 10th June this year.…

Floods in Northern Vietnam

More flooding has struck in South East Asia, this time in northern Vietnam. Heavy rainfall that began a few days ago has resulted in flash floods in Vietnam’s northern province…

Myanmar Floods

Flooding in south east Asia continues – Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam have all seen severe floods over the last few days. Karen state in southern Myanmar is the latest region…

Floods in Japan, July 2013

Severe flooding and mudslides in the Yamaguchi and Shimane Prefectures of Japan over the last few days were the result of record levels of rainfall. One person has been reported…

Jeddah Flood Defences

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has suffered from disastrous floods twice in the last few years. In 2009 as many as 122 people were killed and the flood disaster was describes as…

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…