US Torrential Rolls and Flooded Pavements in London
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LONDON (AP) — The British government’s top medical adviser has warned that the number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus could reach “quite scary” levels within weeks as cases soar as a result of the more contagious delta variant and the lifting of lockdown restrictions. Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty told a webinar hosted by London's Science Museum late Thursday that the U.K. is “not out of the woods yet.” “I don’t think we shouldChief Medical Officer Chris Whitty told a webinar hosted by London's Science Museum late Thursday that the U.K. is “not out of the woods yet.
Stormy torrential rains on the southeast of England resulted in Sunday at the end of the day of floods even in the streets of London.
In the southern British capital, near the station of Queens Town Road Station, the police blocked the traffic on a street become impracticable, the road being flooded, particularly under railway bridges, found a reporter from AFP. .
in the street were blocked three red imperial buses, one of the drivers told AFP that the water had reached the floor of its vehicle. "It's wet everywhere!", Reported the man who only appeared by his name, Eric.
Mumbai rain: At least 31 people dead after torrential rain sweeps through city
At least 31 people were killed when torrential rain swept through India's financial capital late on Sunday, triggering landslides that crushed cars and houses while leaving neighborhoods devastated. © Rajanish Kakade/AP Rescue workers look for survivors after a wall collapsed on several slum houses in the Mahul area of Mumbai, India, on July 18. Twenty-one people died in the Mumbai suburb of Chembur, in India's western state of Maharashtra, while 10 people were killed in the suburb of Vikhroli, according to Satya Pradhan, India's National Disaster Response Force Director General.
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Firefighters from London indicated on Twitter having received about 300 flooding calls in the southwestern capital.
The British Meteorological Service Met Office has triggered an orange alert for storms in London and its surroundings until 19:00 Local (18:00 GMT), but storms and torrential rains are expected until Monday in the south of the country. Some places in the south are even likely to see falling 100mm rain in a few hours on Sunday evening.
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China: 99 deaths in the floods, the foreign media criticized .
China stated on Thursday of a new report of 99 dead during the floods of last week in the center of the country, while the communist regime criticized the media foreigners for their coverage. © China Daily via Reuters China reported on Thursday of a new 99 dead assessment during the floods of last week in the center of the country, while the communist regime criticized the foreign media for their coverage.