Footage of another mass fish kill event has emerged, this time at Lake Pamamaroo, near Menindee, in far western New South Wales. Filmmaker Rory McLeod and anthropologist Peter Yates travelled to the area on Tuesday 15 August and captured footage of the mass fish kill. They say thousands of invasive European carp and a small number of native Murray cod have perished
Shinzo Abe says pair should have had access to shelter in Tokyo during Typhoon Hagibis The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has promised to take action after two homeless men were refused access to a shelter as Typhoon Hagibis barrelled into Tokyo. The powerful storm on Saturday with strong winds and heavy rainfall that caused more than 200 rivers to overflow, leaving , damaged or without power.
Building new dams doesn’t make it rain and a lot of the water is held for irrigation, not towns which need it In Australia, the only thing as certain as drought is the subsequent calls by politicians to build new dams. Right on cue, the prime minister commitment for new dams on Sunday.
[Water allocation calculations] currently require water to be set aside within a dam, to ensure full or near full allocations for high security licences can be maintained through the worst drought on record. This water-sharing rule was developed prior to the recent millennial drought. When the millennium drought is taken into account, implementation would result in significant quantities of water being taken out of production, and held in reserve just in case an equally severe drought occurs again.
The Bahamian government says 2,500 people are missing in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Dorian hit the Bahamas on Sept. 1, 2019 as a Category 5 storm. The death toll in the Bahamas is at least 50 and expected to rise.
Residents and survivors were picked up in central and eastern Japan after Typhoon Hagibis hit the country on Saturday 12 October. The super-typhoon has . Record rainfall caused at least 25 rivers across the country to burst their banks leaving people stranded. By Monday at least 16 people were still missing and 200 were confirmed injured
Japan’s made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening with heavy rain, which flooded the city and surrounding areas. The death toll has reached 36 and many people are still missing. Emergency workers swung into action, with helicopters plucking people from flooded buildings and police swimming through waters looking for missing people
The EPA proposed replacing the 2015 water rule in December after an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has criticized the regulations for curbing the rights of farmers, developers and landowners.
Military called in after storm kills at least 25 people and causes widespread damage At least 25 people have died and 15 others are missing after one of the most powerful typhoons in decades struck wide areas of Japan’s main island on Saturday night. Media reports said thousands of troops, firefighters and other emergency workers had been dispatched to rescue people trapped by floodwater in the worst-hit areas, as utilities raced to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes.
Rescue efforts have begun in Japan following Typhoon Hagibis, which flooded Tokyo and surrounding areas and left at least 25 dead and 15 missing. Hagibis, one of the strongest storms to hit Japan in decades, made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening and moved northward. It brought torrential rain and ferocious winds, causing widespread damage
Military called in amid race to restore power and public transport following flooding rains Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force following Typhoon Hagibis, which drenched Tokyo and surrounding areas and left at least seven dead and 15 missing. Public broadcaster NHK gave a higher toll than the government, reporting at least 10 dead and 16 missing plus 128 injured a day after Hagibis .
World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoon
Wales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada off
Scotland’s must-win World Cup game against the hosts Japan – “the biggest match of our careers” – will go ahead, official tournament broadcasters have reported, after organisers inspected the stadium on Sunday morning to assess the damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis. The storm, the , shut down the city’s transport system and closed the two international airports. It had forced the cancellation of two Saturday matches, England’s group decider against France in Yokohama and New Zealand’s meeting with Italy in Toyota. Namibia’s match against Canada in Kamaishi was called off on safety grounds early on Sunday but Wales versus Uruguay and USA’s game with Tonga were given the green light by the tournament organisers.
Threat of widespread flooding and landslides compounded by earthquake in Chiba prefecture Four people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before it ploughed up the north-eastern coast. Authorities lifted rain and flood warnings for the Kanto region around a becalmed Tokyo before dawn on Sunday but imposed them on areas further north after super-typhoon Hagibis blasted through the capital.