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Back to top Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin - 26 to 30 December 2016

Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin - 26th to 30th December 2016



Australia flood: Uluru national park closed after huge rainfall

Seven missing after freak rains drench Australia’s outback

Tourist trapped in car found safe, six others missing in NT floods

Victorians mop up after destructive storms

Melbourne weather: Roads flooded, homes damaged as thunderstorms roll in

Australia flood: Six found safe after record rainfall


Cape Verde

FCO issues advice as sand storm continues to affect Cape Verde flights



Tsunami warning issued as magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Chile


Democratic Republic of the Congo

Floods kill at least 50 in the DRC

Floods kill at least 50 in DRC port city



Flash flood hits Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands

Flash floods hit Cameron Highlands



Typhoon Nock-ten causes big evacuations as storm roars across the Philippines

Evacuation in Tabaco City for 'Nina' intensifies, 700 passengers stranded

Typhoon Nock-ten strands thousands in Philippines

Typhoon Nina brings strong winds and heavy rain to Philippines at Christmas



Spanish first for smog: Madrid curbs half of cars



Forest fires rage on in eastern Switzerland



Torrential rain floods Turkey's coastal city of Mersin


United States of America

Thousands lose power in Boulder County as Christmas wind gusts top 90 mph

Christmas mudslide displaces four families

Thunderstorms, high winds cause Christmas Day power outages, property damage


Other items of interest

Chile boost for business resilience

Training trainers to curb disaster risk

Regional resilience forum in Armenia and Georgia

Raising risk awareness: collaborating to understand extreme weather

Risk in focus at Model UN