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Human Presence

Intense Flooding in Bangladesh
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Intense Flooding in Bangladesh

Monsoon-related flooding, which has been ongoing since June 2020, has inundated a quarter of the country.

Published Jul 31, 2020

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Hurricane Isaias Moves Over the Caribbean
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Hurricane Isaias Moves Over the Caribbean

The category 1 hurricane is headed for a brush with Florida’s Atlantic Coast.

Published Jul 31, 2020

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Hurricane Douglas Heads Toward Hawaii
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Hurricane Douglas Heads Toward Hawaii

Heavy rains and winds may result in flash flooding, landslides, and life-threatening surf conditions.

Published Jul 24, 2020

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Yangtze Dams Spill Water
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Yangtze Dams Spill Water

As water levels rise from excessive monsoon rainfall, dam operators discharge water through spillway gates.

Published Jul 23, 2020

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Excessive Monsoon Rains Flood Asia
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Excessive Monsoon Rains Flood Asia

By mid-July 2020, rainfall had triggered flooding and landslides that affected millions of people across South and East Asia.

Published Jul 22, 2020

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