Category: Natural Disasters

#PropertyNews : International: Dozens dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudslides in South Africa

Rescue workers were digging through collapsed buildings along South Africa’s eastern coast, where more than 50 people were killed when heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday. Hundreds have been displaced, mainly in the port city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal province. Flooding also killed at least three people in Eastern Cape province, […]

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#PropertyNews International: Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Rare Category 5 Months After It Ravaged Florida Panhandle — TIME

(MIAMI) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters to posthumously upgrade it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. The upgraded status means Michael was the first hurricane to make landfall in the United…

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#PropertyNews: 48 houses destroyed in Plateau, renders 285 persons homeless

No fewer than 285 persons have been rendered homeless by rainstorm that destroyed at least 48 houses in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau. It was reported on Wednesday that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday evening, has become a source of concern to both the State and Local Governments. 23 more words

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#PropertyNews: Fire destroys Katsina varsity

A wild fire on Tuesday razed down parts and offices of the Katsina State-owned Umar Musa Yar’adua University, destroying some parts of the buildings including some section of faculty of Education, the office of Head of library and information Science department in the faculty, others include the examination office and some lecturer’s rooms. 15 more…

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#PropertyNews: Fire destroys building, vehicles in Lagos

A midday inferno, on Thursday, razed a building on No. 15 Adebiyi Street, Magodo Phase 1, Lagos State, destroying properties worth millions of naira. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started around noon and razed two flats on the upper floor of the one-storey building. 26 more words

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#PropertyNews: Fire razes building, shops in Calabar

Fire razed six houses and four shops on Eyo Edem Street near Watt market in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State in the early hours of Tuesday. 40 more words

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#PropertyNews: Many killed, property destroyed over land dispute in Cross River 

There is mourning in Biase local government area of Cross River State where dispute over land has led to the death of many and displacement of several others. Reports revealed families in the affected areas including Abanwan, Urugbam, Egbor, and Ipene communities are now traumatised and looking to the authorities to come and restore order. […]

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