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Montevideo, September 26th 2023 - 13:36 UTC

Tag: Storm Daniel

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2023 - 10:44 UTC

    Libyan storm: Death toll reaches 5,300 and 10,000 people are missing

    People had to resort to rudimentary means to retrieve bodies and pull survivors from the mud

    The latest reports from civil war-torn Libya speak of more than 5,300 casualties left by Storm Daniel, in addition to more than 7,000 people treated for injuries and around 10,000 still missing. It is the worst natural disaster to hit this part of the country since the 1963 earthquake in the city of Al Marj.

  • Tuesday, September 12th 2023 - 08:08 UTC

    Over 2,000 people feared dead as Storm Daniel hits war-torn Libya

    Libya has been split into two competing administrations since 2014, after the Muammar Gaddafi's assassination in 2011

    According to the latest reports from Libya, over 2,000 people are feared dead at dawn Tuesday after Storm Daniel unleashed torrential rain and extreme flooding across the north-eastern part of the country, while in the city of Derna, between 5,000 and 6,000 people are missing, including seven servicemen, Eastern Libyan Army Spokesperson Ahmed al-Mosmari said.