Monday, January 17, 2011
Queensland, Australia: The worst flooding in the last 35 years has devastated both human and animal alike.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The strongest rains in 30 years have killed 81 people, causing the government to declare a state of emergency.
Carmel, Israel: Orthodox Jews watch the massive forest fire that claimed 44 lives, making it the deadliest in Israeli history.
Pakistan: Heavy monsoon rains flooded one-fifth of Pakistan's land area, killed close to 2,000 and affected 20 million people.
Moscow, Russia: Record heat and drought created massive wildfires that brought heavy smog to cities, killing an estimated 56,000 people.
Posted by Josh Marks at 6:36 PM