Japan’s nuclear regulator plans to reinvestigate the Fukushima disaster, in which three reactors at an atomic power plant run by Tokyo Electric Power melted down after an earthquake and tsunami eight years ago, it said on Wednesday
The spill has spread over more than 13 kilometres (eight miles) according to the environmental commission of the opposition-majority national parliament.
Landslides are common in mountainous Nepal during the monsoon season that usually ends in September.
The 19-floor H2O Holy Faith complex of 90 flats — overlooking Kerala state's famous lush backwaters — was the first to go down, collapsing in just a matter of few seconds.
Fourteen children and three women were killed in "rain-related incidents" in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, local relief official Taimur Ali said.
The United Nations has pointed out that the pandemic has revealed the vulnerability of our global systems when it comes to environmental, health and economic issues. It has also repeatedly drawn attention to the role that multiple economic, social and institutional drivers play to exacerbate environment risks, including global heating, resilience and human health.
Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Authority (AFAD) said 33 emergency workers died when the second avalanche hit while they were searching for two more victims of the first snowslip, which killed five people, after rescuing eight others. Fifty-three people were injured, it said.