An “interplay” of climate change exacerbated heavy rainfall during the first two weeks of September 2023 in several countries across the Mediterranean, caused by low-pressure systems forming around a blocking high centred over the Netherlands.
Libya’s death toll is climbing, with the Libyan Red Crescent aid group on Friday putting the carnage at 11,300 in the coastal city of Derna alone.
As Hurricane Lee barrels across the western Atlantic towards land, residents are on alert for destructive wind and surf as the weekend approaches.
More than 5,000 people are feared dead and 10,000 missing in Libya after Storm Daniel tore through the north African country on Sunday, according to reports. The situation has been described as “catastrophic”.
More than 2,000 people are feared dead after subtropical storm Daniel ripped through Libya causing a dam to burst that may have swept thousands of people away in deadly flooding on September 11.
Mediterranean Storm Daniel unleashed its fury upon Libya on September 10, leaving a trail of flooding and destruction in its wake. The subtropical storm is part of a series of powerful storms wreaking havoc worldwide.