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Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty

Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle....

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty

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Rain gives Canadian farmers relief for now from three-year drought With drought turning Chad Ross's pastures brown, the Saskatchewan rancher sent 140 head of cattle to slaughter earlier than usual this spring, as the Canadian Prairies' three-year drought made them too expensive to feed....
13:48, 06/25/2019

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and pasture, with more damage feared this week, the farm minister said on Monda...
02:48, 07/22/2019

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help them recover from heatwaves and prolonged droughts that hit parts of the country....
15:48, 08/01/2019

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
22:32, 06/18/2019

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official said on Monday....
06:16, 07/22/2019

RPT-China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
04:32, 06/19/2019

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to widespread flooding across the U.S. Midwest....
18:48, 06/20/2019

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains....
22:32, 07/04/2019

America’s Farmers, Reeling From Floods, Face a New Problem: No Water The breach of an irrigation canal left more than 100,000 acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming without water at a critical point in the growing cycle....
03:16, 07/30/2019

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks,...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Ohio Farmers Face Lean Year, Hard Decisions After Spring Floods U.S. farmers are reeling after unrelenting rain delayed planting, adding to challenges posed by trade issues. Now, the farmers’ pain is spreading to the suppliers, traders and food makers that depend on them....
05:16, 07/30/2019

Watch: Car Caught In Chhattisgarh Flash Floods Washed Away Within Minutes A car was washed away after it was caught in flash floods in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, as seen in a terrifying video posted by news agency ANI. Water overflowing from a flooded drain swept the car......
10:32, 07/07/2019

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall&rdq...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight, the outlook for the American agricultural sector, deeply dependent on expanded market access abroad...
06:48, 08/19/2019

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s almost never been so late planting corn and soybe...
22:32, 06/22/2019

Veggie burgers were living an idyllic little existence. Then they got caught in a war over the future of meat. Tofurky wasn’t keeping cattle ranchers awake at night. For decades, veggie burgers were the token offering to vegans at the backyard barbecue, and Tofurky was the Thanksgiving benediction to the meat-......
17:32, 08/25/2019

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken du...
06:48, 08/08/2019

Living along London's Cycle Superhighways: TfL masterplan aims to triple the number of people living near bike networks by 2024 This weekend 100,000 cyclists, from small children with stabilisers to professional riders, will take part in the UK's biggest festival of cycling, the Prudential RideLondon....
04:48, 07/31/2019

Best living room design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning living room projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
09:00, 07/03/2019

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900% MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say more than 5,000 Cubans have visited the Central American country this year, a 900% percent increase over the full 2018 figure. It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts from Cuban migrants who say they...
12:48, 05/15/2019

De Blasio says Cuba, Nicaragua have gone astray NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions have gone astray, a day after he was criticized for quoting a Cuban revolutionary slogan. De Blasio was asked to comment on the governments of the two Latin ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition. Critics say it would forgive abuses ...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government and two prominent journalists have been freed from prison ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Top Mexican companies' results take hit from Nicaragua crisis Some of Mexico's largest companies operating in Nicaragua are counting the costs of a political crisis engulfing the Central American country since violent protests against President Daniel Ortega erupted in April last year....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
21:32, 06/10/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
03:16, 06/11/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
21:16, 07/05/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Nicaragua arrests four men suspected of ties to Islamic State Four men with suspected ties to the Islamic State militant group were captured on Tuesday by members of the Nicaraguan armed forces after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, Nicaraguan police said....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Nicaragua grants citizenship to embattled ex-Salvadoran president Former Salvadoran president Mauricio Funes has been granted Nicaraguan citizenship, according to a decree published on Tuesday in the Nicaraguan government registry, likely hobbling El Salvador's efforts to bring him home to face charges of embezzlem...
15:16, 07/30/2019

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
10:32, 04/28/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega. Mauricio Funes engaged in a Twitter exchange M...
17:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Exiled journalists in Costa Rica continue to report on Nicaragua Scores of journalists have fled Nicaragua after a crackdown on the media began in mid-2018. Many in exile in Costa Rica are continuing their mission of holding the country's leaders to account....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Nicaragua’s Ortega is strangling one of Latin America’s most storied newspapers  La Prensa has survived bombings and an assassination. The government has now held up the paper’s imports of newsprint and ink, which could force it to shut down. ...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Daniel Ortega's most wanted: Nicaragua's exiles in Costa Rica Costa Rica has become a precarious refuge for thousands of Nicaraguan exiles. In the streets of San José, they continue to feel President Ortega’s reachThis project was produced by Dawning, an organization devoted to investigative journalism. It is a...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sand...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
18:48, 06/07/2019

4 suspected ISIS members arrested in Nicaragua, were possibly headed for the US Four suspected members of the Islamic State terror group were captured by authorities in Nicaragua on Tuesday after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, according to officials....
12:00, 06/27/2019

OAS peace mission to Nicaragua says denied entry by Ortega government A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said on Sunday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country....
17:48, 09/15/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and inclusive dialogue,” the United Nations rights chi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s anti-Governmen...
12:01, 09/10/2019

León Viejo, The Lost City of Nicaragua That Emerged From The Ashes After 400 Years The city of León Viejo has been rediscovered and is now open to visitors. The ruins of the city are very important in the history of the Central American nation as it has some of the oldest Spanish colonial buildings to have survived. ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
16:32, 06/19/2019

After the drought is before the drought Last year's drought is still impacting soils in Europe, and though it is still early in the year, farmers already have to water their fields. Is this set to become the new normal?...
11:16, 05/02/2019

A Lack of Drought The latest drought monitor was released today. It should come as no surprise with all of our recent rainfall that the Commonwealth is drought-free. What may be more surprising is the lack of drought across the Lower 48. Nearly 90% of the continental...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya regarding medical access as hostilities continue; ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

We need to end Brexit uncertainty as soon as possible: UK PM May Britain needs to end the current uncertainty regarding its exit from the European Union as soon as possible, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Your heatwave could be worse because of a drought somewhere else Enlarge / Temperatures during the third week of July, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Long-lived heatwaves in the mid-latitudes are typically the result of an atmospheric pattern known as a “blocking high.” In a blocking high, the jet stream...
14:32, 08/21/2019

Why the Hamptons won’t have another rosé drought this summer We drink so much rosé out here in the Hamptons that California winemakers have to amp up their production for summer. They first heard about our supply issue in 2014, when we got so collectively drunk that we ran out of rosé weeks before Labor Day. E...
17:32, 05/26/2019

Long Pentagon briefing drought about to end RED-LETTER DAY: The last time a U.S. defense secretary took the podium in the Pentagon briefing room alongside the joint chiefs chairman to face the cameras and take reporters’ questions was exactly one year ago today, August 28, 2018....
07:00, 08/28/2019

Brexit: How the EU is responding to latest uncertainty UK PM Boris Johnson's plan to lead his country out of the EU by the end of October has met a stinging defeat in the lower house. London is in disarray, but Brussels says it is prepared for all eventualities....
03:16, 09/05/2019

Another Six Months of Uncertainty for the Auto Industry President Trump’s dispute with China is hogging the headlines, with good reason, but he also has other targets in his sights, notably the German and Japanese car industries. These got a reprieve Wednesday, but only a temporary one. Worries are bound ...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Warriors know this is something special, uncertainty ahead Warriors realize this team of stars won't stick together forever, are determined to bring home a third consecutive championship to further cement title run as one of the best ever        ...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Uncertainty over oil price goes beyond possible cut to Saudi supply It's been a turbulent few days on international markets for oil investors. Yet while Saudi Arabian supply may be restored quickly, the attacks have raised questions that may impact the price of oil in the longer term....
07:48, 09/17/2019

Cubs, Red Sox uncertainty: The most curious teams right now There is cake. And there is eating it too. Having both Aroldis Chapman and Gleyber Torres named to the past two AL All-Star teams is the Yankees not only being served dessert, but enjoying it. The flip side is the Cubs, who in July 2016 dealt Torres ...
00:00, 07/08/2019

West Africa: Using data to prevent drought Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fuelling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the continent for this scenario – with help from Germany....
10:48, 08/01/2019

Summer begins with a triple digit drought TUCSON – It seems like by the time Summer officially arrives, it has felt like Summer for many weeks. Well Summer began today and the high temperature in the City of Tucson topped off at 99 degrees: 3 ticks below average. We are also averaging ...
22:32, 06/21/2019

How a rainmaker saved NYC from drought — and became public enemy No. 1 In December 1949, the archbishop of New York, Francis Cardinal Spellman, begged the city’s Catholics to pray for rain. The drought plaguing the five boroughs that year was so dire that city officials considered water rationing or even pumping in wate...
12:16, 07/20/2019

| Barty looks to end 46-year Aussie drought in Paris Ashleigh Barty aims to end Australia's 46-year wait for a Roland Garros women's singles champion when she faces Czech teenage breakout star Marketa Vondrousova....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Who will end Champions League drought, Liverpool or Tottenham? Liverpool and Tottenham are improbable finalists as the Champions League comes to a close Saturday in Madrid.        ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

This adjustment helped Jeff McNeil end his drought WASHINGTON — Jeff McNeil fired his bat to the ground in disgust after hitting a grounder back to the pitcher in the second inning. With that out, McNeil extended his career-longest hitless streak to 15 at-bats, but that would be the end of the drough...
04:16, 09/03/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credit: Marvel et al./Nature) Droughts are weather extremes that are hostile enough that plenty of sci-...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show ...
20:32, 09/10/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show ...
18:16, 09/11/2019

Physicists Hack the Uncertainty Principle to See an Ion Wiggle Heisenberg's famous principle can't be violated, but it can be gamed. A new study shows a way to measure particles with far more precision than before....
12:32, 06/20/2019

Brexit: France losing patience with UK uncertainty France is losing patience with the United Kingdom in matters Brexit, and has threatened to veto any further delay. For Paris, the responsibility to avoid a no-deal outcome is up to the UK....
17:00, 09/10/2019

Premier Inn owner hit by 'acute political uncertainty' Premier Inn owner Whitbread has warned that demand for its hotel rooms is being hit by an "acute period of political and economic uncertainty in the UK"....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Designing water infrastructure for climate uncertainty In Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa, the demand for water is expected to double by 2035 to an estimated 300,000 cubic meters per day. In Mombasa’s current warm and humid climate, that water comes from a substantial volume of precipitation that ma...
09:32, 04/28/2019

‘We need to end this uncertainty,’ Theresa May says as Brexit causes economic stress The government has held several weeks of talks with the opposition Labour Party about reaching a compromise, but the meetings have not produced a breakthrough....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Tariff Uncertainty Weighs on Small Businesses Higher tariffs on Chinese imports are adding costs and uncertainty for small businesses and dimming their outlook for the U.S. economy, according to a survey of more than 670 firms....
14:32, 09/01/2019

Target CEO: The US trade war creates 'uncertainty' and 'complexity' Target CEO Brian Cornell says he's encouraged by Trump's decision to postpone some consumer-oriented tariffs that were supposed to start Sept. 1....
08:32, 08/21/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
09:00, 05/21/2019

UK economy shrinks amid Brexit uncertainty The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."...
12:16, 08/09/2019

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry....
12:16, 07/11/2019

Boeing Ends Order Drought Triggered by 737 MAX Crisis Boeing ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet, by securing a commitment from Korean Air to buy a number of 787 Dreamliners....
04:48, 06/18/2019

Leah Pritchett wins at Brainerd to end 26-event drought Leah Pritchett ended a 26-event winless streak in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway        ...
15:16, 08/19/2019

Bihar May Be Heading For A "Terrible Drought", Says Nitish Kumar The spectre of a "terrible drought" is looming large on Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in the assembly on Monday, urging members of both houses of the legislature to discuss means to combat......
21:32, 07/01/2019

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
03:00, 06/20/2019

| McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought....
21:48, 07/15/2019

Leclerc is Ferrari's best chance to end Monza drought Heading into the Italian Grand Prix, it is not four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel who has the better chance of ending Ferrari's nine-year wait for a win on home soil, but the younger, more inexperienced Charles Le Clerc    ...
09:17, 09/06/2019

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Golf: Rose bids to end English drought at PGA Championship It has been 100 years since an English golfer won the PGA Championship and Justin Rose has tweaked his preparations in a bid to peak at the right time and snap the drought....
15:16, 05/15/2019

3,400 Year-old Palace From a Mysterious Civilization Revealed by Drought Archaeologists are hailing, as very important, the dramatic discovery of a Bronze Age Palace. It was revealed as the waters of a reservoir fell because of a severe drought in Iraq.  ...
18:48, 06/28/2019

B.C. snowpacks near 40-year lows prompting drought fears The B.C. River Forecast Centre says snow levels have dropped significantly since the beginning of the month due to persistently hot weather and rapid melt....
13:00, 05/22/2019

FC Cincinnati ends drought, beating Montreal Impact 2-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Allan Cruz and Fatai Alashe scored Saturday to help expansion FC Cincinnati end a five-game losing streak in interim coach Yoann Damet’s debut, a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact. Cruz broke FC Cincinnati’s 528-minut...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Drought reveals lost temple in Thailand submerged by dam Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged....
21:16, 08/05/2019

Scientists isolate drought-resistant gene in barley Research led by Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, will help crops resist global heatingThe discovery of a gene in barley responsible for drought resistance will help future-proof crops against some of the effects of climate change, scientists believ...
02:00, 09/02/2019

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
01:48, 08/20/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that an average of 54.4 millimeters (2.1 in...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions....
09:48, 07/17/2019

Livongo is going public as the 3-year digital health IPO drought comes to an end Livongo Digital health company Livongo is set to start trading Thursday under the ticker "LVGO." The company priced its shares at $28 apiece late Wednesday. Livongo is selling about 12.7 million shares, raising $355 million. The IPO values the comp...
14:16, 07/25/2019

Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new standards of excellence. Only for 21 minutes during Sun...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Sydney's desalination plant set to expand as drought continues NSW government wants to be ready to increase water supply if the drought worsensThe New South Wales government has begun preliminary planning to boost output at Sydney’s desalination plant, in a bid to secure the city’s water supply as dam levels con...
03:00, 08/11/2019

Arnautovic ends drought as West Ham sink Southampton "Two goals from Marko Arnautovic and Ryan Fredericks\u0027s first Premier League strike helped West Ham beat Southampton 3-0 at the London Stadium on Saturday to complete their first league double over the Saints since 2001."...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post-crash drought LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing says it’s discussing possible sales of the 737 Max with several customers as it tries to rebuild trust after two deadly crashes. The plane remains grounded pending regulatory approval of a software fix. But Boei...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Maharashtra To Reimburse Fees Of Students From Drought-Hit Areas Maharashtra School Education Minister Ashish Shelar on Monday said the state government will prepare a robust system to reimburse fees directly into the bank accounts of students hailing from......
06:00, 06/24/2019

What Panama’s Worst Drought Means for Its Canal’s Future A severe drought this year led to restrictions for the Panama Canal. The rains are now returning, but weather patterns are likely to make limits more commonplace in years to come....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought, UN warns UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. UN Un...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Argentines return to Europe to escape economic uncertainty Academics, research groups and consulting firms agree there has been a rise in the number of people leaving the country, especially among young, educated Argentines – just as there was during the nation’s worst crisis 17 years ago....
10:48, 04/28/2019

'Political uncertainty' responsible for turbulence in markets, says Dujovne Dujovne attributes turbulence in the markets to political factors, with just six months to go before elections that could mark a change of government and political direction in the nation....
10:48, 04/28/2019

| Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked....
16:16, 05/23/2019

Trade-sensitive stocks on ropes as uncertainty weighs A week of worsening fears on Wall Street leading up to Washington's increase on tariffs on Chinese goods has taken a toll on stocks that rely heavily on global trade....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
22:32, 05/30/2019

Raptors parade trophy through Toronto, uncertainty lingers Two weeks from now, the Toronto Raptors' roster might look as different as Danny Green's combed-out mohawk with looming decisions from Kawhi Leonard, Marc Gasol and Green that brought an air of uncertainty to Monday's street party in Ontario....
08:00, 06/17/2019

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the cand...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Region remains a valuable conduit for Beijing....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Rehabbing Yankees heading to Tampa with plenty of uncertainty The Yankees hit the road following Sunday’s 8-5 loss to the Red Sox, off to begin a six-game trip in Toronto on Tuesday. Several of their injured teammates will be headed out of The Bronx, as well, with Aaron Judge, Dellin Betances and Greg Bird slat...
10:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. stocks drop late in session on trade uncertainty Wall Street shares extended losses in late trade on Friday after CNBC reported that the next round of U.S.-China negotiations was in flux, looking set to end a seesaw week the same way they started with selling on worries about the escalating trade w...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Trade uncertainty darkens U.S. small caps outlook Shares of smaller publicly listed U.S. companies have fallen more on recent U.S.-China trade tensions than larger corporations and could face an even rougher road as the year wears on unless the prospects for economic growth improve....
01:32, 05/20/2019

'I'm about to have my baby': migrants stuck in Mexico face more uncertainty Tariff deal calls for expansion of policy forcing Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as their cases wind through US courtsIn a cramped San Diego courtroom, immigrant mothers cradled restless babies and toddlers as they waited to go bef...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Nikkei drifts lower on U.S.-China trade uncertainty Japan's Nikkei edged lower on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on trade soured risk sentiment, while tech shares and chip-related stocks slid in step with their U.S. counterparts....
22:48, 07/16/2019

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering leaving the Chinese territory for good....
00:32, 07/17/2019

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Tuesday imposed water restrictions for the first time in a decade with dam levels at just over 50% due to a prolonged drought....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of water.The country has seen extremely high tempe...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Kenya's herders adapt to drought with new land management deals Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land management is showing that these pastoralist communities can adapt....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Will Raise Drought Issue With Devendra Fadnavis: Sharad Pawar The NCP will raise the issue of drought in several parts of Maharashtra with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis within a few days, its president Sharad Pawar said today....
11:16, 05/13/2019

Manipur Chief Minister Declares Drought-Like Situation In State The cabinet of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has declared a drought-like situation in the state owing to scant rain that have led to crop failures in over 70 blocks of the state, a government......
03:00, 09/01/2019

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought fundin...
00:48, 07/18/2019

In Drought-Hit Beed, Locals Forced To Drink Contaminated Water In the drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra, cases of water-related diseases have gone up in the last couple of months. Amid water shortage, people here say they are forced to drink contaminated......
07:32, 06/07/2019

Brazil end Copa América drought with victory over Peru in final • Gabriel Jesus scores and is sent off in 3-1 victory• Everton and Richarlison cancel out Guerrero’s openerBrazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa Americ...
15:16, 07/07/2019

Stanley Cup Final: Blues can end 52-year championship drought in Game 6 The Blues lead 3-2 in the best-of-seven NHL championship series going into Sunday's Game 6 at the Enterprise Center.       ...
06:00, 06/09/2019

Drought puts 2.3 million people at risk in Angola: UNICEF A severe drought in Angola has plunged 2.3 million people into a food security crisis with thousands of children being treated for malnutrition, a report compiled by the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Industry, Government Finances At Graver Risk From Drought: Experts The economy, reeling under a consumption slowdown owing to farm distress, stagnant wages and high interest costs, will be hit hard by such a weather phenomenon....
11:48, 06/17/2019

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the U...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Iraq's drought unveils 3,400-year-old palace of mysterious empire Receding wasters in the Mosul Dam reservoir have unveiled "one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region." Researchers said the Mittani Empire is one of the least understood ancient civilizations....
21:48, 06/27/2019

Berdych ends drought with opening win at Winston-Salem Open "Tomas Berdych earned his first ATP win in six months with a 6-1 3-6 6-3 first round victory over Andreas Seppi at the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday."...
02:48, 08/19/2019

Australia's drought expected to persist in spring: weather bureau Australia's spring is expected to be warmer and drier than average, following one of the driest winters on record, the country's Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday....
17:00, 08/28/2019

Water Levels Drop To 19 Per Cent As Maharashtra Battles Drought, Again Water reserves across Maharashtra have plummeted to an alarming 19 per cent, leading to a fourth drought in the past six years. This could be the worst yet given that the number of water tankers used......
08:00, 05/05/2019

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election....
01:16, 05/16/2019

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
03:48, 08/06/2019

Fresh trade uncertainty rattles stocks, hits yuan A major global stocks index fell on Friday and the Chinese yuan weakened as financial markets were again jostled by uncertainty over global trade tensions....
02:32, 05/18/2019

'Unusual uncertainty' puts stocks in red zone, $50 billion manager says QMA chief investment strategist Ed Keon has significantly pulled back risk exposure during the past few weeks due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war....
06:48, 05/22/2019

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Ferrari drops Bird for Molina in GTE line-up over FE clash uncertainty Sam Bird has been replaced in Ferrari's World Endurance Championship line-up as a result of the continuing uncertainty over date clashes with his Envision Virgin Racing Formula E programme...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to Monday....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Utilities, Other 'Safety' Stocks Rise Alongside Market Uncertainty The latest rise in the stock market has been helped along by so-called safety stocks, signaling a shift among investors toward seeking certainty as trade tensions and central-bank policy push and pull markets....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar industry....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Demand worries hurt oil, stocks fall on trade uncertainty Oil futures sank on Wednesday amid higher U.S. crude inventories and a weaker demand outlook, while uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade war and its potential economic impact weighed on stock markets....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Argentine Markets Steady, but Political Instability Drives Uncertainty Some economists said the country is heading for prolonged financial instability amid the growing likelihood that the left-wing Peronist movement will return to power in October elections....
16:32, 08/13/2019

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
04:16, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Argentine markets take another hit after currency controls stoke uncertainty Argentina's international bonds fell to record lows on Monday and peso got slapped down again after President Mauricio Macri imposed capital controls on Sunday after announcing the government would "re-profile" its debt by extending maturities....
09:48, 09/02/2019

Silverstone focused on MotoGP future amid F1 British GP uncertainty Silverstone is focused on securing its place as the long-term home of MotoGP in the United Kingdom amid the uncertainty of the future of Formula 1's British Grand Prix...
02:32, 06/26/2019

CORRECTED-Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
05:16, 06/27/2019

Fed's Beige Book Reports Modest Growth Despite Trade Uncertainty Most U.S. businesses remain optimistic about their prospects despite concerns about tariffs and trade policy, as the economy continues to grow, the Federal Reserve said in its “beige book” report of anecdotes from business contacts....
13:48, 09/04/2019

Frank Lampard wary of Valencia threat despite off-field uncertainty • Chelsea manager warns of threat posed by ‘fantastic’ side• Spanish club sacked Marcelino Garcia Toral last weekThe situation feels almost too perfect for Chelsea. There is a buzz around the place after the 5-2 victory over Wolves on Saturday, Tammy...
13:49, 09/16/2019

Aston Martin shares fall as uncertainty hits sales The production version of the DBX will launch in December this year Luxury car maker has blamed weak UK and European markets as one reason for its revised 2019 outlook Shares in Aston Martin have dived as the Gaydon-based car maker cut its sales a...
03:48, 07/24/2019

Trade uncertainty to trim $850 billion global output: Fed paper Trade policy uncertainty driven by the Trump administration's escalating dispute with China means hundreds of billions of dollars in lost U.S. output and as much as $850 billion lost globally through early next year, research published this week by t...
12:48, 09/05/2019

'Trumpian uncertainty' will dampen global economic growth, economist says The U.S.-China trade war is hurting America more than China, and is unlikely to be resolved quickly due to President Donald Trump's strategy, an economist told CNBC....
08:32, 07/12/2019

Nikkei ends lower on U.S.-China trade uncertainty; financials up Japan's Nikkei edged lower on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on trade soured risk sentiment, while tech shares slid in step with their U.S. counterparts....
02:00, 07/17/2019

ITV blames Brexit uncertainty as weak ad demand hits revenue ITV has forecast a larger than expected fall in advertising revenue in the first half of the year, blaming Brexit, a lack of World Cup football and the timing of Easter....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Nokia not immune to impact of trade war uncertainty, says its China president Finland's Nokia Oyj is not immune from the trade war between the United States and China which has caused economic uncertainty, the company's Greater China president said on Tuesday....
01:32, 06/25/2019

RBS shares slide as it warns Brexit uncertainty will likely hurt profits The Royal Bank of Scotland reported a net profit of £707 million ($912.2 million) for its first quarter on Friday, down 11% from £792 million over the same period last year....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Fed's Barkin Warns of Business Investment Chill From Trade Uncertainty Uncertainty over trade policy could weaken business sentiment and chill investment, raising new risks for an otherwise stable U.S. economy, said Tom Barkin, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond....
04:32, 07/01/2019

Global Stocks Mixed as Uncertainty Over Trade Talks Persists Global stocks were mixed as investors closely monitored rising U.S.-China tensions, and Beijing said top trade envoys will head to Washington to resume negotiations....
02:32, 05/08/2019

'Our paychecks bounced': workers face uncertainty after mines shut down Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notified by her bank that her husband’s most recent paycheck had bounced, leaving their account more than $...
01:16, 07/22/2019

Brazil farm credit uncertainty could hurt machine sales Uncertainty surrounding Brazil's new farm credit package is worrying executives from the world's largest agricultural machine makers since a delay on the definition of the program could hurt their sales....
04:32, 05/02/2019

Brazil Snaps 12-Year Copa América Championship Drought With 3-1 Win Over Peru Brazil are once again the champions of South America, defeating Peru 3-1 in the Copa América final and winning the tournament once again for the first time in 12 years....
15:48, 07/07/2019

Australia lowers wheat export forecast by 18% as drought hits supply Australia on Tuesday lowered its forecast for wheat exports over the 2019/20 season by nearly 18% as a drought wilts crops in the world's No.4 exporter of the grain....
09:16, 06/17/2019

Devendra Fadnavis Meets Amit Shah, Discuss Drought Situation Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed a range of issues related to the state, including the drought situation....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Late-season fires flare up in drought-stricken parts of Alaska Late-season wildfires during one of the driest summers on record in Anchorage have destroyed homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools and poured sometimes-dangerous levels of smoke into the state’s most populous region....
20:16, 08/19/2019

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07:16, 06/15/2019

Esper gives his first press briefing, ending a year-long drought at the Pentagon Secretary of Defense Mark Esper gave his first press briefing Wednesday since entering office, ending the year-long drought of press briefings by a sitting Secretary of Defense....
16:00, 08/28/2019

After more than 30 years without winner, what is behind Notre Dame's Heisman Trophy drought Notre Dame hasn't won the Heisman Trophy in a long time. Assessing the 30-year drought through the eyes of Paul Hornung and Tim Brown.       ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

India's PM calls for water conservation push as drought hits crops Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pushed for greater grassroots water conservation efforts amid concerns weak monsoon rains would push millions of drought-hit people to the edge and hammer agricultural production in Asia's third-biggest e...
02:32, 06/30/2019

North Korea’s Red Cross visits China as drought hits crops Officials from North Korea's Red Cross Society are in China this week, a sign the Kim Jong Un regime could be preparing to request food aid from the world's second-largest economy....
08:32, 05/14/2019

Home drought continues as Monfils, Paire exit French Open The French have rarely had a problem developing elite tennis players. There are, for example, 10 men inside the top 100, tied for the most alongside another grand slam nation, the U.S....
14:48, 06/03/2019

North Korea: spring drought deepens concerns over food shortages State media says rainfall was at record lows for the first five months of the year as experts blame climate changeFears are growing for young children and other vulnerable groups as a drought in North Korea threatens to worsen food shortages in the i...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
03:32, 08/16/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Fin24.com | Zambia may double electricity prices as drought slashes supply Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, may double power tariffs as the government seeks more costly imports to offset a shortfall from its drought-stricken hydropower dams....
08:16, 09/17/2019

GLOBAL LNG-Prices climb but cargoes change direction signal uncertainty Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) edged up this week amid stronger bids from market players with short positions and expectations of a rise in northern hemisphere summer demand in Asia....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Research analyst: Caterpillar's earnings miss adds to market uncertainty Rob Wertheimer, founding partner and director of research for global machinery at Melius Research, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team breaks down the impact of Caterpillar's earnings miss and what it means for the U.S. industrial economy....
08:32, 07/24/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower on trade uncertainty; Dow down for 4th week Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years....
13:48, 05/17/2019

Oil turns lower as stock market weakens on trade deal uncertainty Oil prices were steady to soft on Tuesday, paring earlier gains along with the stock market lower as China dampened optimism for a trade deal with the United States....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
21:32, 07/01/2019

Trade war, global economic uncertainty cloud oil outlook at Asia conference Uncertainties surrounding the global economy, a prolonged trade war between the United States and China and increasing U.S. supplies are expected to weigh on oil prices this year, executives at a key industry conference said on Monday....
04:32, 09/09/2019

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
12:32, 08/15/2019

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add...
14:16, 07/05/2019

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
19:16, 07/07/2019

Alex Marquez ends 2020 uncertainty with new Marc VDS Moto2 deal Moto2 championship leader Alex Marquez will not graduate to MotoGP for at least another year after agreeing to stay with Marc VDS in the intermediate class for 2020...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Political uncertainty puts London listing for Saudi Aramco in doubt Decision to rule out UK and Hong Kong would be major blow to both financial centresSaudi Arabia’s revived plans for a $2tn mega-listing of its state oil company may rule out the London Stock Exchange amid Britain’s rising political uncertainty, accor...
23:00, 08/29/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime minister....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong investors face uncertainty as Chinese questions mount Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong saw a controversial extradition bill shelved, but fears over potential Chinese interference in the self-governing territory continue to raise doubts among business leaders there....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Europe....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Naomi Osaka's knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York    ...
22:32, 08/16/2019

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
17:48, 07/16/2019

The chip industry is facing 'major uncertainty' as global tensions rise Already facing a slowdown in the midst of challenges such as inventory issues, slowing demand for smart devices and falling memory chip prices, Lung Chu of SEMI China says the semiconductor industry faces a more "profound" threat from geopolitics....
06:00, 08/29/2019

Federal reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning, members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck ...
19:32, 06/26/2019

As Kenya's herding communities struggle to adapt to drought, new land management deals could help Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land management is showing that these pastoralist communities can adapt....
06:48, 05/28/2019

Centre Issues Drought Advisory To 6 States As Water Level In Dams Dips With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use......
17:16, 05/17/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage. But some analysts suggest Pyongyang may be playing up the crisis to put pressure on sanctions....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Apple ends a six-year drought for the Mac Pro with an insanely powerful, redesigned new model that starts at $5,999 Apple Apple just announced and showed off its new Mac Pro computer, a computer that hasn't been updated since 2013. The new Mac Pro has a completely different design than the 2013 "trashcan" Mac Pro. It looks like a traditional desktop tower PC, albe...
13:48, 06/03/2019

British Open 2019 picks: Rory McIlroy could end drought at Royal Portrush The 2019 British Open returns to Northern Ireland at scenic Royal Portrush. A stacked field will be contending for the final major of the year, with several players looking for their high note. Brooks Koepka has been on fire this year, but a crowd co...
08:48, 07/17/2019

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected Sydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time in a decade as dam levels drop faster than expected...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Argentina's Bioceres eyes 2020 approval of drought-resistant seed in China Argentine biotechnology firm Bioceres SA hopes a soybean seed it is developing with drought-resistant proprieties receives approval within the next month in the United States and by the end of 2020 in China, its chief executive said on Thursday....
08:48, 06/13/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed "grave concerns" about food shortages....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Drought brings clouds for Australia wheat, silver lining for Black Sea suppliers A third straight year of drought in Australia, blighted by forecasts of below-average rains during the crucial spring growing season, means the country's wheat crop could shrivel by 10% from previous forecasts, traders and industry officials say....
22:16, 09/03/2019

Villagers accuse city of seizing water as drought parches 'India's Detroit' In the small village of Bangarampettai, 20 miles from India's manufacturing capital Chennai, about 150 people last month "captured" a water tanker, breaking its windscreen and deflating its tires before handing it over to a nearby police station....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Chile's president announces water crisis team amid 'intense' drought Chile's President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced the creation of a working group of government agencies, academics and industry players to tackle the worst drought in 60 years which has spiked this year amid record lows of rainfall....
15:16, 09/05/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
02:16, 05/29/2019

Luke Voit snaps homer drought in easy first game of Yankees doubleheader DETROIT — After a stunning loss on Tuesday when they blew a six-run lead and a rainout on Wednesday, the Yankees finally beat the Tigers Thursday afternoon. They opened a doubleheader at Comerica Park with a 10-4 win over Detroit, backed by a pair of...
15:01, 09/12/2019

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
12:48, 06/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
17:48, 06/06/2019

Alibaba’s Jack Ma Steps Down as China’s E-Commerce Industry Faces Trade War Uncertainty BEIJING (AP) — Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, who helped launch China’s online retailing boom, stepped down as chairman of the world’s biggest e-commerce company Tuesday at a time when its fast-changing industry faces uncertainty am...
04:32, 09/10/2019

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain....
11:48, 07/17/2019

French Open: Uncertainty Over Serena Williams Fitness, Naomi Osaka Form Serena Williams heads into this year's French Open with questions surrounding her fitness while Naomi Osaka needs to rediscover her best form to solidify her position at the top of the women's game....
06:16, 05/23/2019

US-China trade uncertainty is 'the enemy of growth,' OECD warns as it slashes forecasts Trade tensions between the U.S. and China stalled a global recovery and are continuing to endanger investment and growth, the secretary general of the OECD warned Monday....
01:00, 05/20/2019

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
12:16, 06/10/2019

Oil steady in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices were steady in volatile trading on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
10:16, 06/10/2019

European stocks pare losses amid earnings, trade uncertainty; Asos down 17% European stocks pared early losses on Thursday afternoon, as investors digested fresh corporate results and kept an eye on global trade developments....
08:16, 07/18/2019

Fed Chairman Says U.S. Economy Is Favorable, But Faces ‘Significant Risks’ Amid Trade Uncertainty (Bloomberg) –– Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is in a favorable place but faces “significant risks” as growth abroad slows amid trade uncertainty. “Trade policy uncertainty seems to be playi...
20:00, 08/23/2019

India Uncertainty, Japan Tax Rise To Limit Profit Growth: Suzuki Motor Suzuki Motor Corp anticipates currency volatility, particularly the rupee and euro, to weigh on profit growth, even as it expects overall global vehicle sales to hit record highs....
01:32, 05/10/2019

Canada's Whitecap Resources cuts H2 2019 capex, cites global uncertainty Oil and gas producer Whitecap Resources Inc on Monday cut its capital spending plan by 17% for the second half of 2019 citing global economic uncertainty....
16:00, 08/26/2019

Argentine inflation forecasts jump as political uncertainty dents economic outlook Argentine economists sharply hiked 2019 inflation forecasts and cut their gross domestic product outlook for the year, according to a central bank poll released on Tuesday, following a wave of political uncertainty that beat the local peso down 26% ...
20:16, 09/03/2019

Champions League: Jürgen Klopp shows substance over style to break trophy drought Jürgen Klopp's reputation was forged by his relentless pursuit of an intense, committed and entertaining style of play. But DW's Matt Pearson saw the German boss break his trophy drought using other qualities in Madrid....
03:16, 06/02/2019

US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927 Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation's second-longest river while most of the country is nearly drought-free....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open title, ends Australia's 46 year drought Ashleigh Barty won the French Open singles title on Saturday, defeating Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 to become the first Australian woman to win at Roland Garros in 46 years....
15:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockmaker Assa Abloy flags growing market uncertainty as Q2 profit jumps Assa Abloy, the world's biggest lock maker, said on Wednesday weaker construction signals and geopolitical challenges had increased uncertainty in some of its markets, as it posted profit growth that matched expectations....
02:00, 07/17/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks drag Saudi market lower amid uncertainty over Fed policy Saudi Arabian stocks were dragged lower by declining financial stocks on Thursday amid uncertainty over Federal Reserve policy following the release of minutes from the Fed's July meeting, while other Gulf markets were mixed...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN says Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said on Wednesday that the region’s economic growth is expected to decline. ...
13:16, 07/31/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
15:48, 05/21/2019

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
20:32, 06/28/2019

Mo. Gov. Parson: Floods happening more often The swollen Mississippi River is straining levees, snarling traffic and forcing people from their homes as it approaches record levels. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson toured flooded areas Monday in the northeast part of the state. (June 3)   &#...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Why Venice floods every year Venice is nicknamed "The Floating City" because of its annual floods. At times, almost 75% of Venice can be flooded. So why does the Italian city flood every year? Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:You can dip your entire body in th...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Coalition cuts short drought fund debate and pushes on with laws targeting vegan activists David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe Coalition has cut short debate on the future drought fund after Labor claimed its legislative haste is designed to wedge the ...
06:32, 07/22/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
06:48, 07/27/2019

Paul Pogba's behaviour questioned by ex-Real Madrid president amid uncertainty over Man Utd future Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon admits Paul Pogba is a "top player" and is causing excitement within Los Blancos' fanbase but expressed concerns over the Frenchman's behaviour....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of disease....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
03:48, 07/09/2019

Floods Swamp U.S. Farm Belt The wettest year on record is piling up costs for the nation’s biggest agricultural companies, stalling farmers’ fieldwork and slowing shipments across the U.S. Farm Belt....
05:32, 05/23/2019

85 Killed In Kerala Floods In One Week Hundreds have been killed in different parts of the country and lakhs have been displaced after monsoon rains battered several states. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala are among the worst-hit states....
21:32, 08/12/2019

Here's how to escape your car if it floods during a hurricane, AAA says If your vehicle becomes submerged in water during flooding, it's important to know what tools to use and what kind of windows will break.       ...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Flamingos and floods: Sunday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including continuing unrest in Hong Kong and Indonesia’s independence day celebrations Continue reading......
05:32, 08/18/2019

| India monsoon floods kill at least 100 Floods have killed at least 100 people and displaced hundreds of thousands across much of India with the southern state of Kerala worst hit, authorities have said....
17:16, 08/10/2019

Thunderstorms across UK could cause floods and power cuts Met Office warns of severe weather across large parts of UK on Tuesday and WednesdayThe Met Office has warned that thunderstorms and severe weather across much of the UK could cause flooding in some areas.Travel disruption was also a possibilitythe f...
04:16, 07/30/2019

Washed Away: Floods end Iowa town BARLETT, Iowa – Bartlett, Iowa has been fighting the flood battle since March and now it appears the town isn’t likely to survive the aftermath of the onslaught. Homes in Bartlett were under water for weeks on end. Now, the signs of destruction...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Defending against floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepared....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Luis Suarez's Champions League away-day goal drought does not worry Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says he is not worried by the fact that Luis Suarez has failed to score away from home in the Champions League since 2015....
14:32, 09/16/2019

‘I Need the Money But I Feel Guilt.’ How a Drought-Resistant Crop Turned Women in Kenya into Reluctant Drug Lords This story was a collaboration between TIME, The Fuller Project for International Reporting, and Kenya’s The Daily Nation. Hours before dawn at Soko ya Nadhif market in Garissa, Kenya, middle-aged women in neon hijabs shout orders at men. They...
04:16, 08/20/2019

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Navy drone, saying Sunday there was still confusion surrounding the attack. Though he said on CNN's "S...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 19, thousands displaced Indonesia's disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands in the past few days....
23:32, 04/28/2019

Flash floods prompt rescues in Oklahoma Flooding is an issue in parts of Oklahoma raked by severe storms on Monday. In El Reno and Stillwater, emergency responders were rescuing people from their homes because of high water. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

113 Dead, 38 Missing In Nepal Floods, Landslides Floods and landslides triggered by incessant monsoon rains across Nepal have claimed at least 113 lives while 38 people are still missing, officials said today...
10:48, 07/28/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
22:32, 05/21/2019

Floods, landslides kill at least 29, displace 12,000 in Indonesia At least 29 people have died, several are missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said....
06:48, 04/29/2019

Floods in India kill 33, displace thousands Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes of western and southern India have killed at least 33 people and forced the evacuation of 180,000 from their homes, officials said on Thursday....
05:16, 08/08/2019

| More than 200 killed, 1.2 million displaced by India floods India has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the death toll from the annual monsoon deluge across the country rose to at least 209....
06:00, 08/14/2019

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
18:16, 05/25/2019

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
10:32, 08/14/2019

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the US during the first half of 2019. The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories establishe...
19:32, 08/12/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
10:32, 07/14/2019

Heavy rain floods Houston streets The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation's fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. Many vehicles have gotten stuck on flooded streets...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
00:32, 04/29/2019

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 31, thousands displaced Indonesia’s disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 31 people and displaced thousands in the past few days...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Rain, Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
00:32, 05/24/2019

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
00:32, 07/06/2019

Preparing for Monsoon 2019: Flash floods TUCSON Flash floods are one of the most common and deadly severe weather events in the United States. Because of Arizona’s wet winter, the National Weather Service (NWS) is expecting a delayed start to the monsoon storms However, warmer Pacific Ocean...
04:32, 06/14/2019

At least seven people die in flash floods in southern Morocco At least seven people were killed in flash floods in Morocco on Wednesday, following torrential rains in mountains in the south of the country near Taroudant, 600 kilometers (373 miles) south of Rabat, local authorities said....
17:00, 08/28/2019

130 Killed In Bihar Floods, Nearly 88 Lakh Affected Three more people died due to floods in Bihar on Tuesday, taking the number of deaths to 130. Two deaths were reported from Bihar's Darbhanga and Supaul districts....
17:16, 07/30/2019

Spanish floods claim sixth victim A 41-year-old man was found dead in southeastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over the past two days by record-breaking rain....
06:00, 09/14/2019

Bangladesh floods to slash 400,000 T from rice harvest Floods have washed away crops in Bangladesh that would have yielded nearly 400,000 tonnes of rice, according to estimates from the agriculture ministry....
07:16, 08/07/2019

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,0...
04:16, 06/02/2019

In the Midwest, Relentless Floods Dredge Up ‘Shadow’ of 1993 The Great Flood of 1993, one of the worst in American history, left entire towns ravaged. With heavy spring rains and saturated soil, some fear a repeat....
08:48, 06/03/2019

'Move to high ground!': Devastating floods to hit Mozambique People are being told to move to higher ground as flooding rages in northern Mozambique, which has been battered by Cyclone Kenneth over the last three days....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 Millions displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced millions of people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the in...
21:00, 07/15/2019

More Than 270 Killed In Floods In Six States, 10 Lakh People Displaced Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced over 10 lakh and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of......
08:00, 08/14/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after floods, tornadoes hit central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Floods kill at least 22 in southern India, displace thousands At least 22 people have died in the southern Indian state of Kerala after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooding that cut off some areas, authorities said on Friday....
06:16, 08/09/2019

Floods kill at least 28 in southern India, displace thousands At least 28 people have died in the southern Indian state of Kerala after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooding that cut off some areas, authorities said on Friday....
14:16, 08/09/2019

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
15:48, 07/14/2019

166 Dead In Assam, Bihar Floods, Around 1.11 Crore Affected Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam, with around 1.11 crore people impactedin the two eastern states where the number of dead reached 166 on Sunday....
00:00, 07/22/2019

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
01:00, 07/18/2019

At Least 10 Dead, Thousands Displaced After Severe Indonesian Floods At least 10 people are dead and eight are missing after days of heavy rain-triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, authorities said Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

No Let Up In Floods In East; Heavy Rains Likely In Maharashtra, Odisha Heavy showers lashed large swathes of the country on Sunday, with nine more people dying in rain-related incidents in Rajasthan, while there was no let up in the flood situation in Assam and Bihar......
15:48, 07/28/2019

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that over 15 lakh people have been affected in 25 of......
12:16, 07/13/2019

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley....
04:32, 07/19/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Lashes Mozambique, With Floods Feared A day after making landfall in Mozambique, which is still recovering from the effects of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth destroyed homes and killed at least one person....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Midwestern Floods Pit Communities Against One Another as Levees Rise Ever Higher Residents of Grafton, Ill., which has no levee, are being pummeled by flooding from the Mississippi River, again and again. “It’s frightening,” the mayor said....
10:00, 05/07/2019

12 More Dead In Assam Floods, 1.3 Lakh Still In Relief Camps Flood waters showed signs of receding in Assam on Saturday but the number of deaths climbed to 62 with rain-related incidents claiming 12 more lives in the last 24 hours. Around 44 lakh people in 24......
15:48, 07/20/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
23:48, 07/14/2019

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
22:16, 06/29/2019

Heavy Rain, Floods In China Force Evacuation Of Nearly 80,000 The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the......
08:16, 07/11/2019

Record rains in southern Japan cause floods, kill two Torrential rains caused floods and landslides on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Wednesday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue a rare emergency warning and evacuation orders for nearly 850,000 people....
02:00, 08/28/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
06:48, 04/29/2019

Record Rain In South Japan Causes Floods, Landslides Torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in Japan on Wednesday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to order more than 900,000 people to leave their homes while another......
12:00, 08/28/2019

Tornadoes, storms, floods wallop South, central U.S. Severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday while heavy rain threatened flash flooding.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

700 people rescued from trapped train in India floods Rescuers in India on Saturday safely evacuated all 700 passengers from a train after it got stuck in monsoon floodwaters between two stations near Mumbai, the country's home minister said....
11:16, 07/27/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succumb.“I left that morning when I saw the waters start...
06:32, 05/12/2019

Rare Rhinos Among More Than 200 Animals Killed In Assam Floods Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state....
07:32, 07/24/2019

U.S. corn plantings top expectations despite floods; prices sink U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
14:32, 06/28/2019

Ex-UN chief concerned over monsoon floods in Rohingya camps Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over risks of monsoon floods threatening the lives of Rohingya refugees in sprawling camps in Bangladesh...
23:32, 07/10/2019

14 Killed, 11 Missing After Dam Breach In Maharashtra Floods Villages Fourteen people were killed and 11 are still missing after heavy rainfall led to a breach in the Tiware Dam in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra on Tuesday night....
04:48, 07/04/2019

Sudan's major floods present first challenge for its new leader In Wad Ramli, a village outside the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Alsamani Fathalrahman and his neighbors traveled in blue speedboats through flooded streets trying to salvage their belongings....
03:32, 09/10/2019

CFMoto India Launch Delayed Due To Mumbai Floods The past few days have seen heavy showers in the city of Mumbai affecting the lives of local residents. The floods also led to a number of events and activities being delayed with the latest one being......
03:48, 07/03/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
08:48, 07/10/2019

Five dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain Almería and Murcia airports closed with many areas on high alert as downpours continueFive people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Where Floods of ‘Biblical Proportion’ Drowned Towns and Farms Floodwaters swamped more than half a million acres of forest and farmland in the lower Mississippi Delta more than six months ago, gulping up highways and homes, livestock and tractors....
13:16, 07/30/2019

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels....
00:00, 09/14/2019

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned.New research says the continent...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Four dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain Almería and Murcia airports closed with many areas on high alert as downpours continueFour people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Balkans on high alert as floods hit Bosnia, Croatia SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Overflowing rivers in Bosnia and Croatia have flooded dozens of homes and roads, putting the Balkans on high alert after 2014 floods killed dozens of people died and submerged large areas of the region. Several loc...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Major grain traders face one-two punch from U.S. floods, trade war Severe U.S. weather likely dented earnings for large grain companies including Archer Daniels Midland Co and Bunge Ltd for a second straight quarter, adding to headwinds from a still-unresolved U.S.-China trade war, analysts and economists said....
12:00, 07/10/2019

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
15:00, 07/04/2019

At least 50 people dead and 1 million affected by floods in south Asia Areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh submerged by monsoon rain in recent daysDozens of people have died in Nepal and a million have been affected in north-east India following heavy rains that triggered landslides and flooding across parts of south A...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
10:32, 07/14/2019

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of d...
07:16, 06/21/2019

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said....
15:48, 07/20/2019

Subway stop floods after downpour knocks out wall in Queens Everybody was surfing — surfing M-T-A. Wednesday night’s downpours took out a temporary wall at the Court Square-23rd Street subway stop in Long Island City, flooding the platform and knocking a man off his feet and nearly onto the track as a t...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
23:48, 07/13/2019

Assam Floods Death Toll Rises To 75, More Than 34 Lakh Affected Following the death of six more people in Assam floods in a day, the death toll in the state has risen to 75. According to officials, flood waters have inundated 20 of 33 districts in the state,......
09:32, 07/24/2019

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Watch: Shocking Moment Road Collapses, Disappears During Floods A shocking video has captured the moment a road literally collapsed and disappeared into a river during floods in Canada. The incident occurred in the town of Antigonish in Nova Scotia....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Floods follow heavy rain in south-central Nebraska Floodwaters covered large areas of south-central Nebraska on Tuesday after up to nine inches of rain fell in some spots. Parts of highways were closed and dive teams were sent to help people trapped in their homes. (July 10)     ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissanceSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
08:16, 07/16/2019

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods - Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
16:16, 07/10/2019

Video: Powerful Flash Floods Sweep Cars Into River Flash floods powerful enough to sweep vehicles into a river were captured on camera in China. The incident took place in southwest China's Guizhou province....
04:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St...
23:48, 08/08/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
04:16, 07/22/2019

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least two waterfalls in the Metro system. Even the White...
08:16, 07/08/2019

Child, pregnant mom found dead in car amid floods in Pennsylvania A Pennsylvania police chief says a pregnant woman and her 8-year-old son have been found dead in a car swept away by floodwaters. Douglass Township Police Chief John Dzurek told news outlets the car was swept down the Manatawny Creek for about a half...
23:16, 07/11/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Floods threaten communities along rain-swollen Arkansas River Communities are getting hit by flooding along the Arkansas River from downpours upstream that have prompted officials to open dams to protect some cities but inundate others.        ...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
06:32, 07/14/2019

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters....
03:48, 07/16/2019

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Torrential rain and floods hit Bosnia; Balkan neighbours on alert Torrential rain and floods in some parts of Bosnia forced authorities to declare an emergency on Tuesday, while neighbouring countries were on alert and taking protective measures as downpours continued....
06:16, 05/14/2019

6 Of Maharashtra Family, On Visit To Oman, Swept Away In Flash Floods Six members of a family from Maharashtra's Beed district have been swept away in flash floods in the Gulf nation of Oman where they had gone on a visit, Mumbai Police said Monday....
17:16, 05/20/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Fact-Checked: Was Traffic Signal In Mumbai Really Washed Away In Floods? Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri shared a video on Thursday that shows a traffic signal being washed away in heavy downpour. "Hello Traffic Police of Mumbai," he wrote. But where was the video actually......
15:48, 09/06/2019

Australia's Mt Isa zinc railway reopens to freight after February floods A railway that carries zinc from major producers such as Glencore across Australia's outback has reopened to freight trains, the line's owner Queensland Rail said on Monday....
01:32, 04/29/2019

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Board, has been covered by backwater floods that can’t seem to escape....
19:16, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Residents seek shelter after river floods homes FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Temporary shelters are housing hundreds of residents who have lost their homes in flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. Thomas Lindl...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundbreaking analysis of lake sediment in the region.Re...
04:48, 05/22/2019

| Mozambique cyclone Kenneth floods north-eastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation shut down Interstate 40 in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kil...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fears of worse to come....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Downtown Davenport, Iowa Floods After Temporary Levees Fail Downtown Davenport, Iowa flooded after HESCO barriers in the region failed sometime around 3:30 p.m. local time as the Mississippi River rose to nearly 22 feet, with no injuries reported but authorities and volunteers having to rescue some people by ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Floods renew fear in Bosnia; boy missing after fall in creek A 6-year-old boy who fell into a swollen creek was missing Tuesday after floods hit parts of Bosnia, triggering fears of a repeat of record flooding five years ago that affected about a third of the Balkan country’s population...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Piles of hail, flash floods and a tornado hit Spain – video The streets of Madrid have been turned into rivers as flash-flooding and hail inundate Spain’s capital. One of the worst affected neighbourhoods was Arganda del Rey where cars were washed away in the torrents of water while huge piles of hail built u...
04:32, 08/27/2019

Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians? Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and insect hotels to protect them....
15:32, 08/14/2019

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
09:32, 06/20/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Indian farmers use sun to help water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
03:48, 06/17/2019

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale exports of U.S. crops and meat and lift the fragile farm economy....
14:32, 06/30/2019

Is the US chicken industry cheating its farmers? Leaked documents reveal remarkable power US poultry industry holds over farmers struggling to stay afloat on thin marginsPoultry firms in the US have access to detailed information about farmers’ pay that gives them extraordinary power over suppliers...
17:48, 08/03/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
08:48, 09/04/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
09:32, 05/10/2019

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
21:16, 09/11/2019

Midwest farmers under the gun to plant corn A markedly wet spring means the majority of America's cornfields still are not planted. After Friday, farmers begin losing yield size every day those seeds are not in the ground....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Living In ... Somerville, N.J. A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
21:32, 08/14/2019

87 Andhra Pradesh Villages Affected By Krishna River Floods, 2 Dead Tens of villages and hundreds of acres of farm land remained under a sheet of water in Krishna and Guntur districts even as the flood fury in river Krishna was abating, while the toll in the deluge......
07:00, 08/17/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
10:32, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods -Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St...
13:48, 08/08/2019

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishnaafter the Hindu Godwhowas also believed to have been born during massive floods....
07:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. Midwest floods to weigh on diesel demand in fall harvest season A disappointing planting season due to massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest this spring is expected to have spillover effects on diesel demand during harvest season, analysts and traders said....
16:16, 07/10/2019

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
14:32, 05/21/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
12:32, 07/10/2019

Floods kill 16, displace thousands in India's western Maharashtra state At least 16 people have died in India's western state of Maharashtra as heavy rains and overflowing rivers swamped five districts, forcing authorities to move more than 140,000 people to safer places, a government official said on Wednesday....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Death toll rises as torrential rain and floods batter Spain More than 1,100 military personnel deployed to Murcia and Valencia regions to help rescue people from flooding A 41-year-old man was found dead in south-east Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing the death toll as a result of record-...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Floods Triggered By Heavy Seasonal Rains Claim 108 Lives In Bangladesh Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have claimed at least 108 lives in Bangladesh, a disaster official said this morning....
06:48, 08/04/2019

Number Of Deaths In Assam Floods Reaches 81, Water Re-Enters One District The number of deaths in the Assam floods touched 81 on Saturday with the death of one more person in Barpeta district, as water re-entered Sonitpur district bordering Arunachal Pradesh, an official......
11:48, 07/27/2019

| WATCH: Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of more than 800 people stranded on a train in floods near Mumbai on Saturday....
08:48, 07/27/2019

China landslide sweeps cars away as floods kill dozens – video A landslide sweeps across a road in China's Fujian province, in the south-east, pushing cars before it. Days of rain have caused havoc, affecting hundreds of thousands of people and submerging vast swathes of farmland. More than 60 people are feared ...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Onion prices surge in Bangladesh on floods, lower Indian supply Onion prices in Bangladesh have doubled over the past two weeks after floods ravaged the crop and as imports from top supplier India became expensive after New Delhi withdrew incentives for overseas sales, industry officials told Reuters....
03:48, 07/24/2019

"For God's Sake Find A Solution": Manoj Bajpai On Bihar, Assam Floods The floods in Bihar and Assam have killed at least 170 people and affected 1.07 crore others till Monday. Over 1,500 relief camps have been opened across the two states and rivers like the Brahmaputra......
03:32, 07/24/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one year. This comes as floods across the Midwest have ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

May mayhem: Tornadoes, storms, floods, snow wreak weather havoc across US May is bringing a wild potpourri of violent weather across a large portion of the nation, with tens of millions of people in the path of the storms.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Pounding rains, flash floods drench northeastern United States Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Tuesday, as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed and a flash flood threat moved south with the storm....
11:32, 07/23/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh g...
22:48, 07/18/2019

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.        ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
02:32, 06/08/2019

North India Floods Updates: At Least 58 Dead After Heavy Rain In 5 States At least 58 people have died due to heavy rain in the northern states and several thousands have been evacuated. Landslides were reported in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab, leaving many......
23:48, 08/19/2019

What 500,000 Americans hit by floods can teach us about fighting climate change | Elizabeth Rush Individual action can’t fight climate crisis. These Americans know we need a collective responseLast fall, as I landed in New Orleans, a seed of existential anxiety lodged itself deep in my gut. It was my fifth flight in just over a week. I was in th...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Danube cruise captain arrested as floods halt search near shipwreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, although it left open the possibility of granting him bail....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Heavy rain and floods in India's Assam kill at least 10 and displace more than 1 million Heavy monsoon rains in India's northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could worsen in coming days...
16:48, 07/13/2019

China Hongqiao says aluminum plants not damaged by floods, production normal China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, said on Tuesday it was operating as normal after Typhon Lekima lashed its home province of Shandong at the weekend and cause severe flooding....
00:32, 08/13/2019

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes....
02:16, 08/10/2019

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportat...
09:32, 07/11/2019

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts of a world heritage site....
00:32, 08/13/2019

5 Children Drown, 24 Others Dead In Bihar Floods Affecting 25 Lakh People The number of deaths in the Bihar floods rose to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal,......
10:32, 07/15/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
05:32, 07/16/2019

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....
08:00, 07/15/2019

The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential...
23:32, 08/14/2019

South Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea while it also considers sending food to the country that says it’s suffering its worst drought in ...
02:48, 05/20/2019

Georgia aims to 'do more' to pass Alabama and finally end national title drought For Kirby Smart, much like Mark Richt before him, the program keeping Georgia from a long-awaited national title continues to be Alabama.       ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Trump's vow to buy crops unlikely to help farmers hurt by trade war As America's agricultural commodity prices crashed following Friday's tariff escalation on $200 billion of Chinese products, President Donald Trump vowed to buy more domestic farm products for international aid....
11:32, 05/10/2019

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods. (May 23)        ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

USDA lays out who will receive $16B in trade aid to farmers The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled its plan for how it will distribute $16 billion in aid to farmers who are losing money to the enduring trade war with China....
15:16, 07/25/2019

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening trade war....
21:48, 05/13/2019

UK farmers worried by lack of clarity on Brexit UK farmers in the East Midlands' agriculture belt say they've had it with the lack of clarity caused by a still unresolved Brexit. Forced to focus only on the short term, they're deeply concerned about their livelihoods. (Sept. 10) &#...
14:00, 09/10/2019

USDA Sets Plans for $16 Billion in New Aid to Farmers The U.S. Department of Agriculture is preparing to deploy $16 billion in government funds to aid farmers hurt by the trade battle with China and wet weather that kept many from planting a crop this spring....
14:48, 07/25/2019

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
19:48, 08/19/2019

Farmers, fishermen feeling effects of trade war Impending tariffs on Chinese imports and exports have Louisiana farmers turning to sugarcane and the state’s fishermen hoping for more lucrative shrimping seasons ahead. (Aug. 30)        ...
20:32, 08/30/2019

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop....
04:48, 08/10/2019

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the plan said, Bloomberg reported. The plan would be similar to a program the administrat...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities....
07:48, 06/19/2019

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.        ...
18:32, 08/13/2019

If farmers stopped using chemicals on crops, would the bugs take over? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWe are often told that the farming industry cannot manage without using pesticides, herbicides a...
07:16, 07/30/2019