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Pakistan floods affect 5 million, killing at least 200

Posted by feww on September 12, 2011

Weeks of heavy monsoon rain affect 5 million in Pakistan’s Sindh Province, killing more than 200


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Disaster Calendar 2011 – September 12

[September 12, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,647 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Sindh Province, Pakistan. Southern Sindh province has been inundated after 5 weeks of heavy monsoon rains. Flooding has affected large areas destroying or damaging at least 1 million homes and 4.2m acres of land.
    • Torrential rains and flooding have affected at least 5 million, killing more than 200. Death toll is likely to rise.
    • Tens of thousands of farm animals have drowned.
    • Sindh province was also devastated by 2010 floods, which affected up to 25 million people, inundating about a fifth of the country and killing at least 2,000 people.
  • Nairobi, Kenya. A gasoline pipeline explosion and fire in Nairobi has killed at least 100 and injured scores more. The blast occurred in the capital’s Lunga Lunga industrial area and the fire consumed a large section of the surrounding shanty town. The blast littered a large section of the shanty town with body parts.
    • “There was a loud bang, a big explosion, and smoke and fire burst up high,” a survivor told AFP.
    • At least 112 people were taken to Kenyatta National Hospital, most of them with severe burns, the hospital authorities have said.
  • Spain. A large wildfire burning in Spain’s Andalucia region has forced at least 200 people to abandon  their homes.
    • The blaze broke out near the southern Spanish towns of Mijas and Ojen, close to Marbella, a popular tourist resort, rapidly consuming about 1,000 acres of “thicket and pine groves” and destroying at least a half dozen homes.
  • Texas, USA. Texas Forest Service (TFS) responded to 19 new fires for 1,099 acres yesterday, including new large fires in Harrison and Rusk counties.
    • TFS has responded to 141 fires for 34,933 acres.
    • As of September 6, 2011, 99 percent of Texas was in drought (D2 to D4) with 95 percent of the state in extreme drought (D3), including 81 percent in exceptional drought (D4, the highest category), according to Drought Monitor.
    • Texas has received 7.33 inches of rain this year through August, the lowest amount in 40 years, said John Nielsen, the state climatologist.
    • TFS Fire Management Report [Monday, September 12, 2011]
      • National Preparedness Level: 4
      • Southern Area Preparedness Level: 4
      • TFS Preparedness Level: 5
    • Texas Fire Stats 

YTD Fire Stats, September 12, 2011. Source: TFS

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