Tag: storm

    Over the past 50 years, more than two million people have died due to climate change on the planet – the United Nations
    04 Jan 2022

    Over the years, natural disasters have damaged the world economy by $ 3.64 trillion. According to the World Meteorological Organization, the number of weather-related natural disasters has increased fivefold over the past 50 years. Scientists say that natural disasters have become more frequent due to climate change and more extreme weather conditions. However, deaths due […]

    Damage from 10 of the worst natural disasters in 2021 exceeded $170 billion – report
    30 Dec 2021

    The world’s most damaging ten natural disasters in 2021 resulted in more than $170 billion in economic losses, The Hill reported, citing Christian Aid’s annual report. “The losses from climate change have been serious this year, both in terms of staggering financial losses and in terms of death and displacement of people around the world,” […]

    After cyclone: Royal Oman Police from Sohar, Liwa, join relief and recovery efforts
    14 Oct 2021

    To ensure the continuity of recovery efforts, new divisions of the police Special Task Force in Sohar have joined the work in Suwaiq and Al Khabourah, said the Royal Oman Police, according to Times of Oman. Muscat: Royal Oman Police personnel from Sohar and Liwa have joined their comrades in areas such as Suwaiq and […]

    Rapid heating of Indian Ocean worsening cyclones – scientists
    15 Jun 2021

    India’s cyclone season is being made more intense by the rapidly heating Indian Ocean, scientists have warned. Last week India was battered by Cyclone Tauktae, an unusually strong cyclone in the Arabian Sea, resulting in widespread disruption, The Guardian states. From May 12-19, in the midst of the devastating second wave of the pandemic, the […]