Tag archive for ‘flood’
By admin On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Delta Govt To Commit N3.3bn On Asaba Drainage In One Year

LAGOS AUGUST 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Government yesterday said it would commit N3. 3 billion in the next 12 months to fight flood in Asaba, the state capital. The Commissioner for Works, James Augoye, More...

By admin On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Panic As Flood Sweeps Away Pastor’s Two Children In Delta State

LAGOS JUNE 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-There was mourning in Agbor in Ika South Local Government area of Delta State as two brothers, Testimony Okwuokenye (15) and Godwin Okwuokenye (11) were swept away by a ravaging flood. .The More...

By admin On Friday, June 14th, 2019

Flood Sweeps Away 12-Year-Old swept As Heavy Rains Hit Asaba, Environs

File Photo LAGOS JUNE 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A twelve year old girl was swept off by flood waters in Okpanam community on Thursday after heavy rains which lasted several hours. Parts of Asaba the Delta State capital More...

By admin On Monday, March 25th, 2019

Delta State: Residents Call For Help As Flood Wreck Havoc In Oghara

LAGOS MARCH 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of Oghara in Ethiope West local government area of Delta State affected by flood as a result of Sunday’s torrential rainfall has appealed to government, non-government More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Tragedy: Father, Son Drown In Delta Flood

By Young Erhuirhoro LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)Tragedy struck the community of Ohoror in Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North LGA of Delta state as the entire community was recently thrown into mourning as father More...

By admin On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Patani Community Loses Millions To Flood, Lament Govt Neglect (PHOTOS)

By Ibebe Rufus Akpobome LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chairman of Odorubu Federated Community, in Patani L.G.A of Delta state, Comrade Anthony Ughelli cried out on behalf of his people over what he described More...

By admin On Monday, October 1st, 2018

Urhobo Monarch, Indigenes Cry Out For Help As Flood Submerges Their Communities

Parts of the Odion’Rode palace affected by the flood at Unenurhie community. By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS OCTOBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Ravaging flood has submerged Ohoro, Agadama communities in Uwheru Kingdom and More...

By admin On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Delta IDPs’ Camps ‘Bubble’ As Materials Arrive… Asaba Camp Records First Birth

VicePresident Osibanjo during his visit to Asaba IDPs camp LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Flood Management Committee has said that relieve materials have started arriving the various Internally Displaced More...

By admin On Friday, September 21st, 2018

FLOOD: Delta Govt Establishes Six Internally Displaced Persons Camps

Okowa LAGOS SEPTEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Government has approved the establishment of six Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps to cater for residents of the state whose homes are in flood prone More...

By admin On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Flood Submerges 33 Houses In Delta Community, Sacks 300 Residents

Flood in Warri street LAGOS SEPTEMBER 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ewulu community in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State in the early of Thursday was hit by a heavy flood which destroyed no fewer than thirty-three More...

By admin On Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Farmers Loose Millions Of Naira As Flood Ravages Urhobo Community

File Photos LAGOS SEPTEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Farmers in Ughwru-Ughelli community in Agbarho Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have started counting their loses as flood ravaged the community. The More...

By admin On Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Three People Die In Asaba Flood

LAGOS MAY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than three persons died in Asaba, Delta state following a torrential rainfall that swept them into uncovered drains along Nnebisi, Okpanam road in the early hours of Friday. It More...

By admin On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Delta: Flood Hits Isoko Community, Destroys Farms, Households Properties

LAGOS OCTOBER 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of Araya community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State have cried out for help after the community was hit by a flood. The flood was occasioned by heavy More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Delta State Restates Determination To Tackle Flooding

Dr Ifeanyi OkowaState LAGOS AUGUST 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Government has taken short and long term measures in its determination to tackle the flooding problems in the state capital and other parts of More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Lunatics Take Over Bus Stops in Asaba as Flood Wrecks Havoc in Agbor Street

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Lunatics have taking over modern bus-stops erected in strategic places in Asaba, Delta State capital. Modern bus stops erected across strategic locations in Asaba, Delta State More...

By admin On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Heavy Rainfall Sparks Flooding in Lagos

LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two days of continued downpour in Lagos State has caused massive flooding in many parts of the state. The rain which started on Saturday night continues to drizzle as of the time More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Delta: Three Hours Rainfall Wreck Havoc in Asaba

LAGOS JUNE 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Several roads in Asaba, Delta State capital were submerged in flood following torrential rains on Sunday night. The floods rendered the roads impassable for most hours of the day. Although, More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2015

16 Million Babies Born into Conflict in 2015-UNICEF

LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY) – More than 16 million babies were born in conflict zones in 2015 – 1 in 8 of all births worldwide this year – UNICEF said today, a figure that underscores the vulnerability More...

By admin On Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Four Die as Flood Ravage Cross River State Community

File Pics LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than four people were reported to have lost their lives as a result of flood which occupied the Calabar-Itu highway at Okurikang axis of the road in Odukpani More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Flood Submerges 30 Houses in Urhobo Community, Threatens Ndokwa Communities

LAGOS OCTOBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The councilor representing, Jeremi Ward 3, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta state, Hon. Sunday Apah, has appealed to the Delta state and Federal governments to come to More...

By admin On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

How Flood Submerges Asaba Street, Offices and Homes (PHOTOS)

LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Flood has taking over major roads, offices, homes and business places in Asaba, Delta state, following the heavy downpour which began at the weekend. Vehicle users, tricycle riders More...

By admin On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Flooding: Onuesoke Foundation Advises Deltans on Waste Control

Chairman of Onuesoke Foundation for Climate Change, Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS JUNE 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Head of operations,Onuesoke Foundation on Climate Change, Mrs IGHO pearl patience has advised people of Delta More...

By admin On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Four Houses Collapse, Million Naira Property Destroy as Rain Wrecks Havoc in Warri, Sapele

LAGOS JUNE 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than four buildings collapsed and property worth millions of naira destroyed in Warri, Delta State following a three-day downpour in the oil city. Our source gathered that More...

By admin On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

78 Killed in Ghana’s Fuel Station as Flood Overtakes Accra

LAGOS JUNE 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than 78 persons were killed after a gas station they ran to for shelter during heavy downpour went up in flames in Acrra, Ghana yesterday June 3rd. According to Ghana’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Delta: Flood Submerge Warri as Drainage System Collapsed

LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The perennial flooding of the some quarters of Warri, the commercial nerve centre of oil rich Delta State, has been attributed to the failed canal and drainage system in the More...