Coastal cities around the world are sinking

Satellites confirm that the world’s coastal cities are sinking much faster than sea levels are rising, mainly due to the depletion of aquifers that supply residential and commercial areas. Satellite data indicates land is sinking faster than sea levels are rising in many coastal cities around the world, according to a new study published in … Read more

Floods already kill 27 in Turkey | The World | D.W.

At least 27 people have died in floods and floods that have affected three provinces on Turkey’s northern coast since Wednesday, Turkish authorities reported on Friday (13.08.2021). The previous official report had reported 17 deaths. In addition, there is one missing person, according to the same sources. In a statement, Turkey’s emergency service, AFAD, reported … Read more

Turkey flood toll rises to 62 | The World | D.W.

At least 62 people died in the floods and floods that swept through the mountainous northern provinces of Turkey last Wednesday, but the search for the missing continues, Turkish emergency service Afad reports this Sunday (15.08.2021). Added to this are more than 70 missing people, as Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu reported to the Turkish … Read more

Greece lives a day of mourning for the floods, which leave at least 16 dead

First modification: 17/11/2017 – 01:05 Flash rains on 15 November, which followed a strong overnight storm, caused flooding in the west of the country. Rescue teams are looking for five people who are still missing. The Greek government has declared November 16 a day of national mourning in memory of the victims of flash floods … Read more