Climate Change Disaster Report – 3rd Week of August 2022

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.

Also read: Climate Change Disaster Report – 2nd Week of August 2022

Disaster Report – 14th August to 20th August 2022

14th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
Hail And WindstormBrignoles, VarFrance
Tornadoes (non-mesocyclone) Lemnos IslandGreece
HailstormBilecikTurkey
WaterspoutOff the coast of Paliouri, Halkidiki regionGreece
Hail and WindstormAveyronFrance
Flash FloodYuzhno-SakhalinskRussia
15th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
SandstormDubaiUAE
SnowstormTo La Jolla, Esquel, ChubutArgentina
WindstormMedinaSaudi Arabia
SnowBariloche, Malarga, MendozaArgentina
Flash FloodsMundanya, BursaTurkey
16th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
Storm and FloodParisFrance
HailstormRio Pardo, Rio Grande De SulBrazil
Severe floodsGilgit-BaltistanPakistan
HailTarragonaSpain
Heavy rain and stormOdessaUkraine
TornadoMclean County, North DakotaUSA
Flash FloodJharsugud region, OdishaIndia
HailCavagnolo, TurinItaly
Flash FloodFreetownSierre Leone
17th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
WaterspoutRedington Beach, FloridaUSA
MudflowNaraniPakistan
Storm aand hailLyonFrance
Flash FloodUpper Kohistan, KPKPakistan
Heavy Flash FloodSantiago De Los CaballerosDominican Republic
FloodGali RattiPakistan
HailOregonUSA
SandstormBaluchistanPakistan
18th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
TornadoSan Joaquin, Olha RuguaParaguay
Heavy rain/ street floodingLondonEngland
StormMuslandlaAustria
HailstormBardiItaly
StormPiombino, LivornoItaly
Forest fires spreadVarious partsAlgeria, Russia, Spain, France, Azerbaijan
HailstormMenorcaSpain
StormKranjeSlovenia
Flash FloodCassisFrance
HailLabinsk, KrasnodarRussia
TornadoLake Donuzlav, SakiCrimea
StormVeniceItaly
HailstormSestri Levante, GenoaItaly
19th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
Flash FloodFerraraItaly
StormCorsicaFrance
Flash FloodGuaymas, SonoraMexico
WindstormKnittlefeld, StyriaAustria
FloodRhine River Valley, KennelbachAustria
StormOpolePoland
Flash FloodQuintana Roo, ChetumalMexico
FloodingEl-MenakilSudan
20th August 2022

DisasterPlaceCountry
TornadoAglandia, NicosiaCyprus
HailDes Moines, IowaUSA
LandslideUttarakhand-Bageshwar Kapkot state HighwayIndia
TornadoNovoselovskoye, RazdolnenskyCrimea
HailCasamassima, BariItaly

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.