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Agen Sabung Ayam – Rain storms from Chennai to Colorado

Agen Sabung Ayam

Flood waters swill about apartment blocks in Chennai on 18 November 2015. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty

Heavy rain more than the last week has killed far more than 70 individuals in Chennai, south India, and led to widespread flooding. The formation of a depression in the Bay of Bengal triggered torrential rain with 370mm (14in) falling in just 24 hours in Ponneri, a town north of Chennai.

In Chennai 10,000 folks have been evacuated as the streets became waterlogged and train tracks have been submerged. A further 80,000 people have been affected in northern components of Sri Lanka.

A hailstorm in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday left the roofs of almost three,000 properties broken and caused disruption to flights across South Africa as aircraft wings have been damaged. Higher stress more than the south-east of South Africa led to favourable circumstances for serious thunderstorms, which went on to whip up sturdy winds, golf-sized hailstones and frequent lightning, distinct over Gauteng and its surrounding regions.

An injured dog is helped to safety on the outskirts of Chennai.

An injured dog is helped to safety on the outskirts of Chennai. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty

Big fruit plantations were also badly broken by the hail and nearby economic impacts have been anticipated to be important.

A large winter storm has been encompassing considerably of the US west over the past couple of days, bringing with it a multitude of serious climate conditions. On Monday a number of tornadoes touched down across northern Texas while heavy rain led to flooding in parts of Arkansas, which was also impacted by winds that caused damage.

Additional north and west the storm created heavy snow across the Rocky Mountains of Colorado with up to 381mm of snow cover reported. Highways have been closed as several accidents occurred in the course of really icy conditions.