“There’s crocodiles swimming around in the flood water now because the crocs want to find the nice calm water rather than the rushing river water.”
The gates to the annual gathering attended by wealthy CEOs and celebrities remain closed this week due to storms battering the U.S.
Devastating floods have killed more than 600 people and displaced 1.4 million. Nigeria’s food basket was already suffering from problems with armed bandits, but now swathes of it are underwater.
“Where are these poor people going to live? What’s happening to us is an injustice.”
Global warming is a stark reality for communities close to Pakistan’s melting glaciers. It has 7,253 glaciers – the highest outside the polar regions.
The freak weather event, which has claimed at least 20 lives so far, has been called “a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions.”
A system of dikes meant to protect the Lower Mainland from flooding excludes many First Nations. The federal government admits some have “no dike protection at all.”
One person is confirmed dead and others are missing as torrential rain, floods, and mudslides devastate the Canadian province.
The catastrophic floods in London, Germany, Belgium, China and India are a wake-up call for the world.
At least 12 people died in the subway system as a record-breaking rainstorm hit central China.
The political leader of one of the worst affected states warns that the region needs more urgent help.