Flooding in Senegal, Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon , Africa
760.000 people are affected and at least 111 have died.
On 5.9.2020, more rain fell in Senegal on a single day than in 3 months of the rainy season. Thousands have lost their homes and are now in emergency shelters. Three children are dead and at least one adult is missing.
Heavy rain, storm and hail in Italy claim at least 2 lives
Last change: Isolde Moussot 30.08.2020
2 sisters were killed by a tree in their tent. The 3rd sister was also injured. A man is carried away by the floods of a stream. Roofs are destroyed by the storm, road and train connections are interrupted by landslides, rockfall and floods,
Severe storms in South Tyrol, Austria
Massive rainfall leads to flooding, landslides and rock falls. Parts of Neumarkt have to be evacuated due to an imminent dam burst and flooding. A rockfall occurs in the Zillertal. The storm in Austria claims at least 3 lives.
Heavy rain in Ticino and Grisons in Switzerland
Within 36 hours, up to 224 millimetres of rain have fallen locally and more rain is expected. Floods, mudflows and mud avalanches may occur.
Floods in Afghanistan
More than 70 people died, hundreds of houses were destroyed.
Hurricane Laura, USA, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti
In Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the storm has already caused considerable damage and 25 people have died. It is now moving across the Atlantic at 145 km/h. The unusual warm seawater means that the storm is constantly gaining strength.
A five-storey family home in Mahad, India, collapsed
70 people are missing, 30 spiders were rescued from the rubble. The cause of the house collapse is still unclear. In the past, however, there have been many such accidents because houses could not withstand the continuous monsoon rain.
Hailstorm floods Verona
Rain, storm and hail cause flooding and great damage in Verona.
Worst rainfall since records began in 1961
In the southwest of China
Sichuan has the highest warning level ever issued. More than 60,000 inhabitants are affected.
Power outages in California due to the heat wave
54.4 degrees Celsius in Death Valley
For the first time since 2001, so-called rolling blackouts have been ordered since 15.8.2020 because the power grid is overloaded.
Hurricane Hanna hits Texas and Mexico
Storm damage, flooding and power failures in Texas and Mexico are caused by storm Hanna.
Überflutungen und Erdrutsche in Assam, Indien
724 Ortschaften sind überschwemmt in 14 Distrikten. 64 Menschen sind gestorben.