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Those displaced people in the governorates of Salah El-Din, Ninawa, Anbar, Diyala and Babel urged Ministry of Displacement and Migration, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Kurdistan region's authorities to provide them with adequate makeshift shelters to withstand rainstorms and severe temperatures in winter.
A total of 337,000 people have been evacuated and 115,000 are in urgent need of relief supplies as a result of the rainstorms that started Wednesday, the Ministry said in a statement Sunday.
Manama, Nov 25 (BNA) -- In line with the royal directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, in regard to providing support and assistance for those affected by the rainstorms, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Organization (RCO), today launched a national fundraising campaign organized by the national committee on assisting those affected by the rainstorms, in cooperation with Bahrain TV.
At least one person was killed and 15 others went missing in China's southwestern Sichuan province after severe rainstorms battered the region, including some quake-stricken areas leading to the collapse of a bridge, officials said.
The mayor also urged people to stay inside their homes, warning them to expect more heavy rainstorms.
Summary: A typhoon heading for Vietnam has caused rainstorms and gales in China.
Lee & Huang [11] studied the effect of moving rainstorms on attainment of equilibrium discharge in a V-shaped catchment and concluded that for storms moving downstream, runoff can attain equilibrium discharge and this subject is incompatible with conventional hydrologic design that assumes the storm duration must equal the time to equilibrium to attain the maximum discharge.
More than 100 people have already died and 500 thousand people have evacuated as weeks of rainstorms pummel the Zhejiang providence.
SAHIWAL: At least three children have been killed due to electric shocks and collapse of roofs due to heavy rainstorms here on Thursday.
SAHIWAL, July 22, 2010 (Frontier Star): At least three children have been killed due to electric shocks and collapse of roofs due to heavy rainstorms here on Thursday.
The death toll from fierce rainstorms ravaging southern China since Wednesday has climbed to 70, with five people previously listed as missing in Jiangxi Province being found dead on Sunday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
The perils and advantages of rainstorms in spring are explained to Cinnamon's cub by the wise Solomon Raven.
Earlier this month, meteorologists warned against rainstorms they believed could hit Egypt any time during the fall season.
CLIMATE change could make heavy rainstorms even more frequent than previously predicted, according to a study.
RECORD-breaking rainstorms in China left 22 people dead, 142 injured and six missing, in the latest weather disaster to hit the country.