Coronavirus pandemic hits renters and landlords amid mass job losses | ABC News

In residential rental markets across Australia renters are flooding advocacy services with calls for assistance. Landlords are also feeling the pinch as tenants run out of money to pay rent. Both groups want the government to help them get through the crisis. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC … Read more Coronavirus pandemic hits renters and landlords amid mass job losses | ABC News

Kenyan health and science reporter on emerging diseases

The outbreak has been accompanied by a tide of misinformation with myths and fake news flooding social media, causing panic. Verah Okeyo, a senior health and science reporter at Kenya’s Nation Media Group, shares how she tackles misinformation and separates fact from fiction. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more Kenyan health and science reporter on emerging diseases

Sky turns orange | Sandstorm sweeps across the Nile river

The sandstorm hits the Nile, as the footage filmed near Aswan shows. Storms caused widespread flooding in Egypt, killing at least 5 people. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us … Read more Sky turns orange | Sandstorm sweeps across the Nile river

Outback watering holes survive despite drought and flooding rains | ABC News

Iconic pubs scattered across outback Queensland are seeing a new generation of owners come through, despite years of drought and flood. Seven hotels have sold in western Queensland within six months, with more on the market. Read more here: abc.net.au/news/2020-03-14/seven-outback-queensland-pubs-sell-within-six-months/12024756 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more Outback watering holes survive despite drought and flooding rains | ABC News

The World’s Highest Glaciers are Melting and That’s Bad News for Billions of People

It’s well below freezing as Renoj Thayyen climbs to the weather station high up in India’s Karakoram mountains, his Koflach boots crunching shin-deep into the snow. The 50-year-old hydrologist has been making this trip to study water and weather patterns across the Himalaya and Karakoram ranges every few months for nearly three decades. What he’s … Read more The World’s Highest Glaciers are Melting and That’s Bad News for Billions of People

Boris Johnson heckled as a ‘traitor’ while visiting flood-hit Worcestershire

Boris Johnson has been met with cries of ‘traitor’ after arriving in flood-hit Worcestershire more than three weeks after the flooding crisis began. The prime minister arrived on the banks of the River Severn in Bewdley on Sunday afternoon, and was taken to view flood defences by Environment Agency staff Boris Johnson heckled as a ‘traitor’ while visiting … Read more Boris Johnson heckled as a ‘traitor’ while visiting flood-hit Worcestershire

Half the World’s Beaches Could Vanish Because of Climate Change

The world may lose almost half of its sandy beaches by the end of the century if climate change isn’t kept in check. #ClimateChange That’s assuming a 4 degree Celsius (7.2 Fahrenheit) increase in temperatures from pre-industrial levels by 2100 that would raise sea levels, leading to erosion and increased coastal flooding, the University of … Read more Half the World’s Beaches Could Vanish Because of Climate Change

At least 25 killed, 3 missing after Tennessee tornado l ABC News

The National Weather Service said one deadly twister spanned more than 50 miles and registered as an EF-3 that has left more than 30,000 customers without power. READ MORE: Threat of tornadoes, large hail, flash flooding continues in South: https://abcn.ws/2TJxEMx ‘One night, one storm killed them both’: Man loses both his sister, brother-in-law in deadly … Read more At least 25 killed, 3 missing after Tennessee tornado l ABC News

South Sudan moving towards sustainable peace – Special Representative

UN Special Representative for South Sudan David Shearer attributed the progress in the country to the “political willingness of two men who put the interests of their country first” and said, “We often speak of courage in war and battle. But peace also requires courage.” Addressing the Security Council via teleconference from Juba today (04 … Read more South Sudan moving towards sustainable peace – Special Representative