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Flooded Australia: Thousands Evacuated in 3 States

Posted by feww on January 25, 2012

Torrential rains continue to cause havoc in Queensland, NSW and NT

Gold Coast prepares for evacuations as heavy downpour forces the release of water from Brisbane’s largest dam.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – January 25

[January 25, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,512 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Queensland, NSW and NT, Australia.   Heavy rainfalls in Queensland have caused extensive flooding, which is exacerbated by the release of water from Brisbane’s Wivenhoe dam, the largest in the area.
    • Residents in the Gold Coast are being evacuated as forecasters predicted strong storms on Wednesday pm.
    •  The water level in Hinze Dam, Gold Coast City’s main water supply, has risen by at least 3 meters in less than 48 hours, reports said.  
    • Gold Coast City Council activated the Disaster Co-ordination Center.
    • The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) have evacuated thousands of people and ordered many more in several areas to evacuate.
    • Thousands of people in remain isolated.
    • “Darwin and surrounding areas have been hit by wild weather since Tuesday. Strong wind gusts have knocked down trees and caused power cuts,” a report said, with wind gusts of up to 93kmh recorded at Darwin Airport.
    • Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning, with the possibility of flash flooding throughout the Darwin-Daly and northern Arnhem districts.
  • Western Australia.  Multiple bushfire continue to ravage Gascoyne region in Western Australia.
    • Month-long blazes have consumed more than 600,000 hectares, which includes grazing land, and destroyed  infrastructure in the region.
    • The State Government has so far rejected calls to declare the fire-ravaged area a disaster zone, a report said.

Other Global Disasters

  • Virginia, USA.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared 20 counties and 4 independent cities in Virginia as agricultural disaster areas because of losses caused two separate disaster conditions.
    • Disaster Conditions No. 1: Craig, Frederick and Page counties have been designated primary natural disaster areas because of losses caused by excessive heat that occurred May 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2011.
    • The following 12 counties have been declared disaster areas because they are contigous: Alleghany, Giles, Montgomery, Rockingham, Botetourt, Greene, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Clarke, Madison, Roanoke and Warren.
    • The independent city of Winchester has also been declared a disaster area.
  • West Virginia. The following counties in West Virginia have also been declared disaster areas because they’re contiguous: Berkeley, Hampshire, Hardy, Monroe, Jefferson and Morgan
  • Virginia.  Prince George County has been designated as a primary natural disaster area because of losses caused by Hurricane Irene that occurred from Aug. 27-28, 2011.
    • The following counties and cities in Virginia were also declared as disaster areas because they’re contiguous:
      • Counties: Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Surry and Sussex;
      •  Independent cities: Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg.

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background


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Wildfire Consumes 1 Million Acres in WA

Posted by feww on January 18, 2012

Western Australia’s Government urged to declare massive fire a ‘natural disaster’

Massive blaze, which was started by lighting on December 28, has so far burned about 1 million acres (400,000ha) in Western Australia’s Gascoyne region, a report said.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – January 18

[January 18, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,519 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Gascoyne Region, Western Australia. A massive blaze, which was started by lighting on December 28, has so far consumed about 1 million acres (400,000ha) of bush and of grazing land in Western Australia’s Gascoyne region, a report said.
    • The fire has destroyed or damaged fences, water points and thousands of acres (hectares) of grazing land.
    • Some areas are said to be severely affected with many ranchers loosing their livelihood.
    • “However, there are people up there, there’s people who earn their living up there and their means of earning a living is being totally destroyed by this fire,” said the spokesman for Pastoralists and Graziers Association.
    • Gascoyne region,  located in the north west of Western Australia, is one of the nine regions of Western Australia and has 600 km of Indian Ocean coastline.

Other Global Disasters

  • Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. The death toll has climbed to at least 30 after an avalanche buried large parts of Zich (population: 70,000) in Afghanistan’s northeastern Badakhshan province, said a report.
    • Dozens of people have been injured, many of them critically.
    • It’s not yet known how many people have been buried by the avalanche.
    • Heavy snow has covered the entire region blocking roads and highways, the report said.
    • At least 4 major avalanches have been reported in Eshkashim, Kohistan, Raghistan and Yawaran regions of Badakhshan province.
    • A massive avalanche has buried an entire village in Eshkashim region, the report said.
  • Indonesia. Major flooding has inundated thousands of homes in three districts across Banten province, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.
  • A section of the Jakarta-Merak highway has been washed away by floodwaters, reports said.
    • Large parts of Lebak, Pandeglang and Serang, districts near the Ciujung Rivers were submerged under as much as five meters of floodwater.
    • About 15,000 homes in nearly 100 villages spread over 29 subdistricts have been inundated, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB).

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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