• Friday
  • November 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:15pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 46 for housing

Search results

  1. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Tokyo braces for Typhoon Vongfong after huge storm hits southern Japan

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... strengthen." Television footage showed the roof and walls of a house ripped off by gusts in Makurazaki, while huge waves were smashing into breakwaters. Local authorities issued evacuation advisories ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1615817/tokyo-braces-typhoon-vongfong-after-huge-storm-hits-southern-japan
  2. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Half million flee Cyclone Hudhud in India and Typhoon Vongfong in Japan

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa states, and hundreds of shelters were set up to house them. Experts said the storm was likely to cause widespread devastation along nearly 300km ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1615217/half-million-flee-cyclone-hudhud-india-and-typhoon-vongfong-japan
  3. News - Asia - WEATHER

    More than 300 die in landslides and floods in India and Pakistan

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:23am by AP

    ... was about four metres deep, submerging entire houses. Stranded residents left their homes to move in with friends or relatives in safer areas. "I'm in my 80s and I've never seen floods like this," said Ghulam Nabi, speaking through a window from the third storey of his house in Srinagar's upscale Rajbagh section. "If this is how it is in my neighbourhood, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587351/more-300-die-landslides-and-floods-india-and-pakistan
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Five dead and 83,000 evacuated as Storm Fung-Wong hits Philippines

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:07am by AFP

    ... Rosario was swamped by chest-deep floods, forcing her, her mother and grandmother to wade to the safety of a neighbour's two-storey house. "I am angry that I have to do this each time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595872/philippines-markets-schools-shut-heavy-rain-floods-manila
  5. News - Asia - INDIA/PAKISTAN

    Rescuers evacuate tens of thousands in Indian Kashmir as flood waters recede

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 05:35pm by Reuters

    ... of the city of nearly one million people, snapping communication lines as desperate families were forced to huddle on rooftops of houses and mosques for survival. “There are some villages where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589433/rescuers-evacuate-thousands-indian-kashmir-floods-recede
  6. News - Asia - DISASTER

    109 killed and scores missing as storms cause landslides in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu Monsoon landslides and flooding kill at least 109 The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed to at least 109 yesterday as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses. Incessant rain has displaced thousands of people in the scenic Himalayan region, reviving memories of a deadly deluge last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574918/53-killed-and-scores-missing-storms-cause-landslides-nepal
  7. News - China - DISASTER

    Hainan villagers weren't warned how devastating superstorm Rammasun would be

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... the northwest. Villagers who gathered at the pier said they spied waves that would reach the second floor of some houses. The islet was flooded with seawater for about six hours. Watch: Typhoon Rammasun ... agriculture, the economic lifeblood of Hainan. Some 163,000 hectares of crops were damaged, and more than 23,100 houses collapsed. Wind and seawater damaged crops, including rubber, bananas and sugar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570058/hainan-villagers-werent-warned-how-devastating-superstorm-rammasun-would
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Severe damage and casualties as Super Typhoon Rammasun pummels southern China

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 07:01am by Andrea Chen, Patrick Boehler

    ... of 730,000 residents. It was expected to veer south to Guangxi early this morning and move into northern Vietnam. A man was killed by debris as his house collapsed in Wengtian, Xinhua reported. More ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555950/super-typhoon-rammasun-hit-southern-china-friday
  9. News - World - SUPERSTORM SANDY

    Race to find housing for Sandy victims as new storm approaches

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in New York

    ... and New Jersey and emergency fuel being rushed into the region, authorities have a potentially bigger problem in the wake of superstorm Sandy- where to house the tens of thousands of people whose homes are no longer habitable. With a freeze expected in some areas yesterday and another, smaller storm on the horizon, the housing problem took on urgency. Even with power and fuel restored, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1075581/race-find-housing-sandy-victims-new-storm-approaches
  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Flooding in Bosnia causes new landmine danger in Balkans

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AP

    ... of the northeast of the country were under water. Observed from the air, almost a third of Bosnia chiefly in the northeast resembles a huge muddy lake, with houses, roads and rail lines submerged. ... of Horozovina, close to the northeastern town of Tuzla, was practically split in two by a landslide that swallowed eight houses. More than 100 other houses were under threat from the restless earth. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1515129/flooding-bosnia-causes-new-landmine-danger-balkans

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or