Showing posts from August, 2019

Flooding in North India kills 28 and leaves 22 missing

August 19, 2019: Flooding caused by heavy rainfall in North India killed at least 28 people and left 22 missing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab.  Landslides cut off several parts of the state disrupting train services between Kalka and Shimla and traffic on the Chandigarh-Manali highway, NDTV reported.

Flooding in Sierra Leone kills 7

August 4, 2019: The flooding caused by heavy downpour has claimed lives of at least seven people in Sierra Leone. According to the Xinhua , three of the seven victims died after the fence collapsed, while the remaining were killed by the flood which engulfed their residences.