Tag: Floods

Sedena applies DN-III plan after landslides and floods in Oaxaca
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Sedena applies DN-III plan after landslides and floods in Oaxaca

Oaxaca.- In order to attend to the various incidents caused by the heavy rains registered in the state of Oaxaca, the troops of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), they applied the DN-III Plan with the provision of elements of the 46th Military Zone.Through social networks, the Sedena reported that support efforts have been maintained in towns such as Santa María Huatulco, Matías Romero, Barrio de la Soledad and Santa Cruz Huatulco. According to reports, the intense rains generated by the tropical depression have caused overflows, landslides and floods in various regions of Oaxaca, while the State Coordination of Civil Protection inspects the areas to request the declaration of emergency.Read more: Panic in Oaxaca! Rains cause floods, landslides, overflows and subsidenc...
The ‘mobile DANA’ is primed this Thursday with more than half Spain: alert for strong storms, rain, wind and hail
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The ‘mobile DANA’ is primed this Thursday with more than half Spain: alert for strong storms, rain, wind and hail

The mobile DANA that is affecting Spain It has already wreaked havoc and will continue to do so for hours to come. More than half of the country is on a meteorological alert this Thursday due to the risk of strong storms accompanied by wind and hail and a forecast of intense rains that can accumulate up to 30 liters per square meter and put 4 autonomies on orange notice and yellow to 10 others. The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) reports on its website that on this day there is an orange warning (significant risk) for rains and storms in Aragon, Catalonia, Navarra and the Basque Country, while in Asturias, Cantabria, the two Castiles, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia, La Rioja and the...
Rain and hail flood houses and lead to roadblock in Montalegre
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Rain and hail flood houses and lead to roadblock in Montalegre

The intense rain and hailstorms caused flooding today on roads, in houses and on a commercial surface in Montalegre, in the district of Vila Real, and led to the cut of a road, the municipality told Lusa. The deputy mayor of Montalegre City Council, David Teixeira, explained that heavy rain and hail fell on that village for about half an hour, between 15:00 and 15:30. The sudden rain and falling stone clogged pipes, which caused water to enter houses and even houses in buildings, through balconies”, said the responsible for the municipal Civil Protection. In Estrada Municipal 308, the reduction of part of the road due to bad weather led to the cut of the road. David Teixeira added that this occurrence is still being evaluated ...
Video of the metrobus surfing in a flooded street was not from yesterday, MiBus
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Video of the metrobus surfing in a flooded street was not from yesterday, MiBus

The company mibus. administrator of the metrobuses, public transport system, came out in front of the criticism that was generated on social networks for a video in which a unit is shown traveling through a flooded road.In a 6-line statement the company points out that "it is not from yesterday's day" and indicates that "all operators are reminded that in situations like this they cannot risk the safety of users and themselves.ALSO READ: They do not want stories from the MOP or breach of contract The company indicates that last night, MiBus operation was affected due to tropical wave # 5 that maintained unstable weather conditions causing large floods in various sectors of Panama City.In the note, MiBus reiterates its commitment to all its users, operators and citizens in general, not t...
Bill Gates urges innovation in agriculture against climate change: "The longer it takes, the worse"
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Bill Gates urges innovation in agriculture against climate change: "The longer it takes, the worse"

Microsoft founder Bill Gates today warned that "hundreds of millions of farmers" are already feeling the effects of climate change and encouraged innovate in the sector, at an event of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). "The longer we take to reduce emissions to net zero, the worse the consequences will be" the philanthropist alerted at the 42nd FAO Conference, based in Rome, in the traditional speech in memory of Frank McDougall, one of the founding fathers of this specialized United Nations agency.Gates stressed that "climate change has cost seven years of growth in agricultural productivity" and that "in the coming decades global warming is expected to increase drough...
Floods, falling trees and accidents causes heavy rain
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Floods, falling trees and accidents causes heavy rain

Multiple downed trees, flooded streets, and accidents traffic at different points were registered this afternoon as a result of the heavy rain that fell on the capital city.The fall of a tree on the main avenue was reported Ernesto T. Lefevre, in addition to flooded streets in Río Abajo, Curundú and some sectors of José Domingo Díaz Avenue and Ricardo J Avenue, Alfaro. Hours earlier, Sinaproc issued a watchdog notice for moderate to heavy rains with gusts of wind at the national level, which will continue until next Monday, June 14.Plaza Valencia, full stopIn the neighborhood Valencia Square, located in corregimiento Ernesto Cordoba, Panama Norte, residents suffered damage to their homes due to flooding.A similar situation has been registered on several occasions so far in June, accordin...
Darien families affected by rains and overflow of the Zapallal river [Video]
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Darien families affected by rains and overflow of the Zapallal river [Video]

Sinaproc issued a surveillance notice due to the passing of Tropical Wave # 3 that will generate rains and storms in the national territory in the coming days. Panama- The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc), through your Twitter account, informs thate due to heavy rains registered this morning, overflowed el río Zapallal leaving affectations on the Santa Fe district community, province of Darien.ALSO READ: Minister of Health will receive audit on vaccine batches from the EPI It is lifeguard station still unofficial the number from affected families Y recorded damage.However, a video that circulates through the social media describes the situation that suffered the Santa F residentse for the floods as the river overflows. The mane, through the video, manifests that they put e...
Plaza Valencia residents close the road and demand a response to the MOP
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Plaza Valencia residents close the road and demand a response to the MOP

Residents from Plaza Valencia urbanization, located in the Ernesto Córdoba Campos township, on North Panama, I know they tired from lack from answers by the local authorities Y of government and proceeded to close the Transisthmian pathway, Villa Zaita.ALSO READ: A deadly hit and a missing person in Chame The population this slum take more than tthree years suffering Everytime that Rains, because their houses they are flooded, because the ssewer system collapsed.Gisela Chung de Valdés, spokeswoman from communityd, explained that they are tired from touch doors at government and local authorities Y nobody answers al trouble.He detailed that they have talked with different officials del Ministry of Public Works and no one provides a solution.He explained that every time it rains the main ...
Heavy rains cause landslides, downed trees and flooding
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Heavy rains cause landslides, downed trees and flooding

The National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC) reported that due to heavy rains and gusts of winds, roof detachments, landslides, fallen trees and floods were recorded in the provinces of Panama and West Panama.According to Sinaproc, a total of 17 trees fell on homes, one on the roads, while there are reports of 4 landslides and 2 collapse of structures, in addition to three floods.In the breakdown of affectation, it is indicated that in Cerro Silvestre, First Street of the Arraiján district, the rains caused the loss of belongings. in a house.According to the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN), the fall of trees on houses and some roads left damages in Las Garzas, Pacora, Tocumen, Pedregal (Golden Frog and Villa Lobo), Las Mañanitas (La Pagoda) in East Panama. READ ALSO: They...
An investment of 320 million pesos is announced for anti-flood works in the north of the city
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An investment of 320 million pesos is announced for anti-flood works in the north of the city

An investment of 320 million pesos will be used for the Arroyo del Cuatro Bajo canalization project, which is intended to stop flooding in the north of the city.Municipal authorities reported that this amount will come from the resources of the Payroll Tax, last year they had already labeled 200 million and for this 120 more will be added. This project includes four main actions: the execution of the canalization project of the Arroyo del Cuatro Bajo, the execution of works to control and regulate the rain runoff in the Canoas and Blanco streams, the construction of the Eulalio Gutiérrez rainwater system and the execution of works preventive measures to mitigate damages in the next rainy season.The project consists of the construction of a canal of almost six and a half kilometers from the...