Floods at Dubai airport and heavy rain kill 18 in Oman | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Record rains that inundated the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries, killing at least 18 people in Oman and crippling air travel in Dubai, were expected to continue into Wednesday, officials said. Dubai typically records around five inches of rain a year. Only the deluge that fell Tuesday afternoon equaled that amount. For the … Read more

‘October rain’, Israel’s proposed Eurovision entry, causes a storm | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Even before this week’s uproar, Israel’s participation in this year’s Eurovision, to be held in Malmo, Sweden, had cast a shadow over the event. As the death toll from Israel’s military offensive in Gaza rises, hundreds of musicians in countries including Sweden, Denmark and Iceland have signed petitions urging the European Broadcasting Union to … Read more

Snow, rain disrupt China’s Lunar New Year travel rush | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Snow and freezing rain in China disrupted travel on Monday and had already caused hundreds of train and flight cancellations, as millions of people traveled across the country before the lunar new year holiday begins this weekend. For many years, intense travel in and to China ahead of the holiday, known as the Spring … Read more

Heavy snowfall and freezing rain cause hundreds of flights in Germany | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Heavy snow and freezing rain forced the suspension of hundreds of flights in Germany on Wednesday, including at Frankfurt airport, one of Europe’s busiest, where flights were not taking off at midday as a blast of arctic air swept across the continent. About 700 of the 1,030 scheduled departures at Frankfort were canceled due … Read more

UK rain prompts hundreds of flood warnings and travel disruptions | ET REALITY

[ad_1] In England, there are hundreds of flood warnings in place. Torrential rain that hit parts of England overnight prompted a wave of weather warnings and travel disruptions early Friday, forecasters and officials said, warning that some rivers could be flooded for days. Nearly 300 flood warnings, indicating flooding is expected, were in place across … Read more

Storm Babet brings heavy rain to Scotland | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Heavy rain and winds hit Britain Thursdayafter a storm in the region could cause flooding and put lives at risk in eastern Scotland, Britain’s national weather service warned. The worst rainfall is expected to hit Scotland on Thursday, where autumn is typically wet and windy and this month’s flooding has submerged roads, damaged railways … Read more

Arizona hit by massive MONSON that saw Phoenix battered by torrential rain and whipped by wind that uprooted trees and destroyed planes, days after breaking 110F heat wave record | ET REALITY

[ad_1] A monsoon swept through parts of Arizona on Tuesday night, drenching Phoenix and unleashing winds that downed power lines and overturned airplanes. The heavy rain came three days after Phoenix hit a new heat record, with the temperature hitting 110°F on Saturday, hitting that mark for 54 days this year. Tuesday’s monsoon didn’t bring … Read more