The 3rd week of August 2022 brings more calamity as
floods, fires and storms continue to rage violently throughout the globe. Thousands of lives have been lost to climate disasters only this month. And the number just keeps piling on. Let’s have a look at the number of disasters that hit the world in the last 7 days.
Climate Change Disaster Report – 2nd Week of August 2022 Disaster Report – 14th August to 20th August 2022 14th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Hail And Windstorm Brignoles, Var France Tornadoes (non-mesocyclone) Lemnos Island Greece Hailstorm Bilecik Turkey Waterspout Off the coast of Paliouri, Halkidiki region Greece Hail and Windstorm Aveyron France Flash Flood Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Russia 15th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Sandstorm Dubai UAE Snowstorm To La Jolla, Esquel, Chubut Argentina Windstorm Medina Saudi Arabia Snow Bariloche, Malarga, Mendoza Argentina Flash Floods Mundanya, Bursa Turkey 16th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Storm and Flood Paris France Hailstorm Rio Pardo, Rio Grande De Sul Brazil Severe floods Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan Hail Tarragona Spain Heavy rain and storm Odessa Ukraine Tornado Mclean County, North Dakota USA Flash Flood Jharsugud region, Odisha India Hail Cavagnolo, Turin Italy Flash Flood Freetown Sierre Leone 17th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Waterspout Redington Beach, Florida USA Mudflow Narani Pakistan Storm aand hail Lyon France Flash Flood Upper Kohistan, KPK Pakistan Heavy Flash Flood Santiago De Los Caballeros Dominican Republic Flood Gali Ratti Pakistan Hail Oregon USA Sandstorm Baluchistan Pakistan 18th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Tornado San Joaquin, Olha Rugua Paraguay Heavy rain/ street flooding London England Storm Muslandla Austria Hailstorm Bardi Italy Storm Piombino, Livorno Italy Forest fires spread Various parts Algeria, Russia, Spain, France, Azerbaijan Hailstorm Menorca Spain Storm Kranje Slovenia Flash Flood Cassis France Hail Labinsk, Krasnodar Russia Tornado Lake Donuzlav, Saki Crimea Storm Venice Italy Hailstorm Sestri Levante, Genoa Italy 19th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Flash Flood Ferrara Italy Storm Corsica France Flash Flood Guaymas, Sonora Mexico Windstorm Knittlefeld, Styria Austria Flood Rhine River Valley, Kennelbach Austria Storm Opole Poland Flash Flood Quintana Roo, Chetumal Mexico Flooding El-Menakil Sudan 20th August 2022
Disaster Place Country Tornado Aglandia, Nicosia Cyprus Hail Des Moines, Iowa USA Landslide Uttarakhand-Bageshwar Kapkot state Highway India Tornado Novoselovskoye, Razdolnensky Crimea Hail Casamassima, Bari Italy Additional Information China’s Jialing River has been hit by the worst drought in 60 years. Due to record high droughts in European Rivers, hungry stones have been exposed. Hungry stones are indications of severe drop in water levels, foreshadowing famine. In italy, Piedmontese Cows at the Bosco farm died by eating sorghum. Sorghum is a type of grass which contain toxic substance in its first stage of growth which increases during drought. The floods in Afghanistan have killed 10 people. Several people are missing while hundreds of homes have been destroyed. Approximately 200 people have been killed due to severe flooding in Balochistan, Pakistan. Nearly Nearly 600 people have died in Pakistan due to floods while about a million have been affected by heavy rains and floods. More than 26 people have died in forest fires in Algeria. Spain and france are still suffering from intense wildfires raging in various parts of the country.