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Pakistani province issues a flood alert and warns of a heavy loss of life from glacial melting

Apr. 20, 2024 14:40 PM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani province has issued a flood alert because of glacial melting and warned of a heavy loss of life if safety measures aren't undertaken, officials said Saturday. Pakistan has witnessed days of extreme weather, killing scores of people and...

3 dead amid heavy flooding caused by record rain in the UAE

Apr. 19, 2024 09:43 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Three people have died in the United Arab Emirates as a result of heavy flooding caused by record-setting rains this week, officials said Friday. A statement by the Philippine’s Department of Migrant Workers said two women suffocated inside...

Laborers and street vendors in Mali find no respite as deadly heat wave surges through West Africa

Apr. 19, 2024 02:08 AM EDT

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Street vendors in Mali's capital of Bamako peddle water sachets, ubiquitous for this part of West Africa during the hottest months. This year, an unprecedented heat wave has led to a surge in deaths, experts say, warning of more scorching weather ahead as effects of climate...

United Arab Emirates struggles to recover after heaviest recorded rainfall ever hits desert nation

Apr. 18, 2024 12:02 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates tried to wring itself out Thursday after the heaviest recorded rainfall ever to hit the desert nation, with its main airport allowing more flights even as floodwater still covered portions of major highways and communities. ...

The desert nation of UAE records its most rain ever, flooding highways and Dubai's airport

Apr. 17, 2024 22:19 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates attempted to dry out Wednesday from the heaviest rain the desert nation has ever recorded — a deluge that flooded out Dubai International Airport and disrupted flights through the world's busiest airfield for international travel. ...

Here's why experts don't think cloud seeding played a role in Dubai's downpour

Apr. 17, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

With cloud seeding, it may rain, but it doesn't really pour or flood — at least nothing like what drenched the United Arab Emirates and paralyzed Dubai, meteorologists said. Cloud seeding, although decades old, is still controversial in the weather community, mostly because it has...

Death toll from 4 days of rains rises to 63 in Pakistan with more rain on the forecast

Apr. 17, 2024 06:48 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Lightning and heavy rains led to 14 deaths in Pakistan, officials said Wednesday, bringing the death toll from four days of extreme weather to at least 63, as the heaviest downpour in decades flooded villages on the country's southwestern coast. Flash floods have also...

Storm dumps heaviest rain ever recorded in desert nation of UAE, flooding roads and Dubai's airport

Apr. 17, 2024 01:00 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Heavy thunderstorms lashed the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, dumping the heaviest rain ever recorded in the country in the span of hours as it flooded out portions of major highways and Dubai's international airport. The state-run WAM news...

Myanmar’s military says Aung San Suu Kyi has been moved from prison to house arrest as a health measure in a heat wave

Apr. 16, 2024 23:35 PM EDT
BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military says Aung San Suu Kyi has been moved from prison to house arrest as a health measure in a heat wave.

Much of central US faces severe thunderstorm threat and possible tornadoes

Apr. 15, 2024 22:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of millions of Americans stretching from Lincoln, Nebraska, to Baltimore could face strong thunderstorms Monday night through Wednesday, with tornadoes possible in some states. A large storm system hitting much of the central U.S. over the next few days is...