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Tchuberi Disaster Covering up Massive Tree Cutting

Nenskra HPP Construction Works Did not Cause Natural Disaster in Svaneti. As a result of landslip and heavy rains on July 5 the river Nenskra overflew the banks and seized several villages, flooded Tchuberi and residential houses, demolished bridges and part of the motorway. Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze has named …

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Japan Floods Cause Evacuations of Thousands in City Near Tokyo

A city near Tokyo declared a state of emergency and ordered thousands of residents to evacuate after torrential rain caused severe flooding. The storm caused contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to leak into the ocean. The Kinugawa river, which runs through the city of Joso, about 26 …

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Flood in Philippines

Metro Manila areas were flooded due to heavy monsoon rains enhanced by typhoon “Falcon.” MANILA, Philippines – Some areas in Metro Manila experienced flooding on Wednesday as tropical storm “Falcon” triggered rains. The weather bureau has not raised storm signal warnings over Metro Manila but raised the “yellow rainfall” warning …

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Placebo for Tbilisi Recovery after The Flood

Famous band Placebo,which will play for the Georgian audience on July 7 at Tbilisi Open Air is going to transfer concert money to Tbilisi relief fund. Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

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Georgian Film Festival in Kazakhstan for Tbilisi Flood Victims

Georgian film festival raised about $135,000 USD (more than 300, 000 GEL) to assist the hundreds of people affected by the devastating flood in Tbilisi. Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, hosted a week of Georgian cinema to raise money for the cause. The event’s program included the Oscar-shortlisted film Tangerines by Zaza Urushadze, …

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Flood Hits Tbilisi

People are advised not to leave homes as animals escaped from the flooded Tbilisi Zoo after heavy rain hit the Georgian capital overnight. Heavy rainfall, which started before midnight, turned normally small stream, Vere, which runs in the Tbilisi center across Vake and Saburtalo districts, into a raging river. A huge …

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