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Weekly Report on Natural Disasters #7. Record Rains in UAE. Anomalies in China. Large-scale Floods

Large-scale Floods in the Russian Federation
The spring floods of 2024 in Russia turned into a real disaster. The consequences of the flood were felt in 39 regions of the country, but the situation was particularly dire in the Orenburg region. The breach of a dam, built to protect the city of Orsk from the overflow of the Ural River, led to the emergency evacuation of local residents. The floods resulted in a decrease in the quality of tap water and a shortage of drinking water.

Sudden Flooding in Oman
From April 14, heavy rains with thunderstorms led to widespread flooding in many provinces of the Sultanate of Oman. Floods affected the provinces of Muscat, North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah, South Al Sharqiyah, North Al Sharqiyah, Al Dakhira, and Al Dhahirah. The floods caused significant material damage and led to disruptions in power supply and communication networks.

Deadly Floods in Pakistan
On April 16, Pakistani authorities reported that at least 50 people had died in the country over the past few days due to intense unseasonal rains, lightning, and floods. Dozens more were injured. The most affected provinces were Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the northwest, Punjab in the east, and Balochistan in the southwest. Settlements and agricultural lands were submerged. Power and transport networks were disrupted, and schools were closed.

Record Rains in the United Arab Emirates
On April 16, the United Arab Emirates experienced the heaviest rains in 75 years. The government issued a red alert, schools, banks, and offices were closed across the country. In the Al Ain area, a record amount of rainfall was recorded in 75 years: 10 inches of rain fell here within 24 hours, compared to the annual rainfall norm of 1.9 inches.

Powerful Eruption of Mount Ruang in Indonesia
On April 16, the eruption of Mount Ruang began in the North Sulawesi province, Indonesia. According to the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, there were more than 1000 earthquakes in the two days preceding the eruption. On Tuesday, the volcano spewed lava, and a column of smoke rose more than a mile into the sky. The eruption was accompanied by explosions and volcanic lightning.

Weather Apocalypse in China
For the first time in China's history, there have been such a large number of weather anomalies simultaneously.
On April 16, the city of Fuzhou in Jiangxi province was hit by a convective storm with thunder, heavy rainfall, and gusty winds. On the same day, a tornado swept through Huaiyuan County, Shouzhou District, Shanxi Province. In the evening of April 16, due to severe convective weather, hail fell in Huangjian County, Guangxi Province, accompanied by thunderstorms and heavy rains.

!!! Currently, there are climatic events occurring cyclically every 12,000 years that could lead to a global catastrophe. To prevent a negative scenario, it is important for people to be aware of what is happening and to act together. Scientists and volunteers already understand the true causes of natural anomalies, what their consequences will be, and how we can prevent them. This information is available on the "Global Crisis. The Responsibility" forum.

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