Hurricane Sally USA
Hurricane Sally hits land at 165 km/h. Heavy rainfall accompanies the storm. In the city of Pensacola in Florida, the Tagesschau reports that in four hours as much rain has fallen as usual in four months.
Aid reaches people affected by the floods in Sudan
More than 500,000 people are affected by the floods. This is the worst flooding disaster in 100 years.
Flooding in Senegal, Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon , Africa
760.000 people are affected and at least 111 have died.
On 5.9.2020, more rain fell in Senegal on a single day than in 3 months of the rainy season. Thousands have lost their homes and are now in emergency shelters. Three children are dead and at least one adult is missing.
SOS for Sudan!
The Sudan has declared a state of emergency today.
Worst flood in 100 years, at least 99 dead. 400,000 people had to flee because their houses are under water. The capital Khartoum is particularly affected.
Flood in Karachi, Pakistan
At least 23 people have died.
Flood in central India
24 dead people, 25% more rain than normal in August.454 villages in 12 districts are affected by the flood. 9,300 people have been moved to 170 relief camps.
Heavy rain, storm and hail in Italy claim at least 2 lives
Last change: Isolde Moussot 30.08.2020
2 sisters were killed by a tree in their tent. The 3rd sister was also injured. A man is carried away by the floods of a stream. Roofs are destroyed by the storm, road and train connections are interrupted by landslides, rockfall and floods,
Severe storms in South Tyrol, Austria
Massive rainfall leads to flooding, landslides and rock falls. Parts of Neumarkt have to be evacuated due to an imminent dam burst and flooding. A rockfall occurs in the Zillertal. The storm in Austria claims at least 3 lives.
Floods in Afghanistan
More than 70 people died, hundreds of houses were destroyed.
Hurricane Laura, USA, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti
In Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the storm has already caused considerable damage and 25 people have died. It is now moving across the Atlantic at 145 km/h. The unusual warm seawater means that the storm is constantly gaining strength.
Hailstorm floods Verona
Rain, storm and hail cause flooding and great damage in Verona.
Worst rainfall since records began in 1961
In the southwest of China
Sichuan has the highest warning level ever issued. More than 60,000 inhabitants are affected.