Events for October 2, 2023
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Environment Canada extends hurricane watch to Halifax. The agency says Lee will move into western NS and southern NB on Saturday, bringing heavy rains, high winds, and powerful waves.
The storm is expected to transition from a Category 1 hurricane to a strong post-tropical storm.
Flooding death toll soars to 11,300 in Libya's coastal city of Derna as search efforts continue following a massive flood fed by the breaching of two dams in heavy rains, the Libyan Red Crescent said Thursday.
CMAT has sent an offer of assistance and is awaiting a reply.
Goats climbing a tree, Morocco, 2016. It's such a beautiful, unique country and I'm so sad the recent earthquake has injured/killed so many and destroyed homes. My medical response NGO, @CMATeams, is standing by to see if teams like ours are requested by the Moroccan govt/UN.
Libya: 5,300+ feared dead, thousands missing as eastern Libya is devastated by floods. Death and devastation wreaked by Mediterranean storm Daniel points to storm's intensity, but also vulnerability of a nation torn apart by chaos for more than a decade.
(AP Photo/Jamal Alkomaty)