A State of Emergency Was Declared as Heavy Rain Hit West Tennessee

A state of emergency was declared in McNairy County, Tennessee, after heavy rainfall overnight caused flooding on July 1 in the Selmer area. County Mayor Larry Smith declared the state of emergency on Wednesday morning. More than four inches of rain fell in some areas of McNairy County. Residents were encouraged to boil and conserve … Read more A State of Emergency Was Declared as Heavy Rain Hit West Tennessee

Rainstorms continue to wreak havoc in vast stretches of China

Heavy downpours continued to batter large swathes across China, causing flooding, mudslides, and numerous evacuations. Cities of southwest and east China are facing different degrees of effect of rainstorms. #Rainstorm Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: … Read more Rainstorms continue to wreak havoc in vast stretches of China

DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels

Further acknowledging that climate change is a growing concern in his state, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a measure requiring public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state’s fragile seashore because of rising sea levels. The signing was hailed by environmentalists as an important step in addressing … Read more DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels

Floods wreak havoc in parts of China, India

Severe flooding has caused widespread destruction across parts of Asia. At least 12 people have been killed and 10 are missing in southwest China. While heavy rain in India has displaced more than a million people. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more Floods wreak havoc in parts of China, India

Floods in India force a million from their homes

Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities said. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more Floods in India force a million from their homes

Police officer searches for stranded people amid downpour in central China

A police officer in central China’s Hubei Province braved torrential rain and flooding to inspect a parked car as he looked for people stranded by bad weather. The officer left his vehicle and approached the car in Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture amid pouring rain to peer through the window. After confirming there was … Read more Police officer searches for stranded people amid downpour in central China

Heavy rainstorm leaves 12 dead, 10 missing in southwest China’s Sichuan

Twelve people were dead and 10 others missing as of 4 p.m. Sunday after Friday’s overnight #rainstorm in southwest China’s #Sichuan Province. Heavy rain in #Mianning County has destroyed crops, houses and roads, and damaged power lines. #Flooding has hit over 2,000 households, affecting nearly 10,000 people. Rescue work continues, with hundreds of police officers … Read more Heavy rainstorm leaves 12 dead, 10 missing in southwest China’s Sichuan

Kpop Stans and TikTokers Use Digital Activism to Protest

From TikTok users reserving seats to Trump’s rally to #Kpop stans flooding hashtags, social media is allowing young people to protest things like politics, police brutality and racism in new ways. Here are 3 forms of digital activism happening right now: 1. #KpopStansforBlackLives and #ShareTheMicNow 2. Zoomers pranking Trump rallies 3. TikTok comments Subscribe to … Read more Kpop Stans and TikTokers Use Digital Activism to Protest

Major incident declared in Bournemouth as beaches packed – UK COVID-19 update

A major incident has been declared in Bournemouth after thousands of people descended on the area’s beaches as temperatures soared. Council leaders say the numbers of people flooding the seaside in the last two days are “like those seen on a bank holiday”. People are being told to stay away, with dispersal orders issued on … Read more Major incident declared in Bournemouth as beaches packed – UK COVID-19 update

Severe flooding in Serbia blocks roads, causes major damage.

Heavy rains hit Serbia. 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 on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow, London, Paris and Washington studios … Read more Severe flooding in Serbia blocks roads, causes major damage.

India under lockdown: A threat to workers’ rights? | Counting the Cost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stunned many last year with his landslide election victory despite unemployment rates reaching a 45-year high and his failure to deliver on certain economic reforms. He promised to create 10 million jobs a year, but he did not, and his plan to tackle corruption with a ban on certain bank notes … Read more India under lockdown: A threat to workers’ rights? | Counting the Cost

Twitter removes 30,000 Chinese, Russian & Turkish accounts linked to gov’t propaganda | ABC News

Twitter is disclosing the details of more than 32,000 accounts it has suspended and removed from its platform after investigations found ties to state-run propaganda and disinformation operations in China, Russia and Turkey. The tech giant has been investigating suspicious users which have been flooding social media feeds with pro-government rhetoric in a bid to … Read more Twitter removes 30,000 Chinese, Russian & Turkish accounts linked to gov’t propaganda | ABC News

At least 20 killed or remain missing in southern China flooding

More than 20 people have died or are missing after torrential downpours caused floods and mudslides in southern China. Rescue and relief operations are underway. The heavy rain has affected some 2.6 million people in 11 provincial-level regions and destroyed over 1,300 homes. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more At least 20 killed or remain missing in southern China flooding

Flash Flooding in Louisiana Submerges Residential Streets in New Orleans

Roads across New Orleans, Louisiana, were submerged in floodwater after more than five inches of rain fell in the area on June 10, the National Weather Service reported. The New Orleans Fire Department warned people not to drive through floodwater after reports of “significant” street flooding. This video shows a driver navigating through a flooded … Read more Flash Flooding in Louisiana Submerges Residential Streets in New Orleans

Hundreds of Thousands Displaced by Deadly China Floods

Flooding swept through homes and farmland in southeastern China on Tuesday, state media reported. Over 2.6 million people have been affected by heavy rain in Guangxi, Hunan, Guangdong and other southern provinces, and hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated. Video showed raging floodwaters as people were rescued and brought to safety. More than … Read more Hundreds of Thousands Displaced by Deadly China Floods