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Tropical Depression Forms South East of Lesser Antilles

National Hurricane Center (NHC): At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of newly formed Tropical Depression Five was located near latitude 10.4 North, longitude 47.9 West. The depression...

Bangladesh Slum Fire Leaves 50,000 Homeless

BBC News:- A massive fire has swept through a slum in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, leaving 50,000 people homeless. About 15,000 homes were destroyed in the Chalantika slum late on...

Storm Barry Makes Landfall In US

Sky News:- Storm Barry has made landfall in Louisiana and has weakened to a tropical storm after it was previously upgraded to a hurricane. Officials have warned of a life-threatening surge...

Louisiana Under State Of Emergency As It Braces For Storm

Press Release:- President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as a growing tropical storm nears landfall. Storm Barry has been gathering speed over the Gulf of Mexico...

US: First tropical system of the year – 4 million people under flash flood...

CNN: The first tropical system of the year spins away in the Gulf, lashing the Deep South with rain, causing flooding in New Orleans and putting 4 million people...

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Parts Of California

BBC News:- A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has rattled parts of Southern California, the biggest tremor to strike in 20 years. It struck at the shallow depth of 0.9km (0.6 miles)...

Ten Dead In Texas Aircraft Crash

BBC:- A light aircraft has crashed into an airport hangar in Texas killing all 10 people on board. The plane, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-350 King Air, crashed shortly after take-off at...
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Saint Lucia Chosen For Disaster Response Project

Saint Lucia is among five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries chosen by the World Food Programme (WFP) to serve as a model for the Caribbean in disaster response coordination. According to...

Dominica Put On Alert After Island Rattled By Earthquakes

CMC:- The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) Saturday said that Dominica was being rattled by a series of shallow earthquakes, particularly in the south central area of the island, and...

PM Urges Citizens To Be Prepared For Hurricane Season

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is urging all citizens to be prepared as the Atlantic hurricane season started on June 1. Writing on his official Facebook page, Chastanet observed that the...