At least 10 are dead and 21 are missing after heavy rains wreak havoc

RIO GRANDE DO SUL, BRAZIL – Torrential rainfall in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul has led to the death of at least 10 individuals, with 21 more unaccounted for since Monday, according to the National Civil Defense. In addition, the storms have resulted in injuries to 11 people and displacement of over 3,300 residents due to the extensive damage to their homes, the civil defense further reported. The state has been …

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Death toll over 155 from torrential rain

DAR ES SALAAM, TZ – The death toll from weeks of torrential rain and consequential flooding in Tanzania has risen to 155, with over 200,000 individuals impacted, according to the country’s prime minister. The severe weather conditions, which have been exacerbated by the El Niño climate pattern, have devastated the coastal region and the capital, Dar es Salaam. The number of fatalities has more than doubled in the past fortnight as rainfall continues to intensify. …

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Severe rain and lightning strikes kill 36 people

ISLAMABAD, PK – A series of severe weather events, including lightning strikes and heavy rainfall, have led to the tragic loss of 36 lives across Pakistan in the last three days. The majority of these fatalities have been reported in the eastern Punjab province, where lightning strikes and rain-induced house collapses have been prevalent. The southwestern province of Baluchistan has also been significantly affected, with seven lives lost due to the extreme weather conditions. Similarly, …

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Wildfires rip across Maui. At least 36 people have been killed.

A wildfire, intensified by the winds of Hurricane Dora, has caused widespread devastation on the island of Maui in Hawaii. The fire, which began on Wednesday, has resulted in the evacuation of thousands of residents, claimed at least 36 lives, and destroyed parts of the historic town of Lahaina. The blaze, fed by the hurricane located roughly 500 miles to the south, has led to extensive damage. Late Wednesday, Maui County confirmed that the death …

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Doomsday Glacier Melt Means Sea Levels Could Rise Dramatically

Scientists say Antarctica’s so-called “doomsday glacier” could retreat rapidly in the coming years, amplifying concerns over the extreme sea level rise that would accompany its potential demise. Scientists found that the glacier’s base dislodged from the seabed and retreated at a rate of 1.3 miles per year. The Thwaites glacier could retreat rapidly in the near future once it recedes past a seabed ridge that is helping to keep it in check. The Thwaites Glacier, capable of …

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Kerry Concerned Climate Change Overshadowed by Possible War in Europe

(InformingNews.com) – As the special presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry should focus on the environment and threats to it. Still, he seems to struggle with realizing not every situation is about this topic. Remarks he made about the potential impact of the situation in Ukraine sounded tone-deaf at best. During a BBC Arabic interview on February 23, Kerry said that while he is concerned for the Ukrainian people and about Russia’s forceful actions, he …

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