#Emergency

.Canterbury Plains, New Zealand
The new Zealand Meteorological Service has issued a rare "red" warning for the area. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • State of emergency has been declared in New Zealand's Canterbury due to flooding and heavy rainfall
  • "Heavy rain is set to continue till Monday", says Kris Faaroi, Acting Minister of Emergency Mnagement
  • "4000 people can be forced to evacuate if Ashburton Rriver breaks," says Neil Brown, mayor of Ashburton

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The statements were made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Roman Protasevich, an opposition blogger, was abord the flight
  • The plane had to make an emergency landing, according to statements from Minsk airport
  • A Mig-29 fighter jet was ordered to accompany the passenger plane

.Pikesville, MD, USA
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@BaltCoFire)

  • One person has been rushed to a  hospital
  • Neigbouring homes have been evacuated
  • Baltimore Gas and Electric company officials aid the fire department

.California City, CA, USA
Governor Gavin Newsom made the announcement from a Central Valley reservoir. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @CAgovernor)

  • California governor Gavin Newsom on Monday expanded the drought emergency to 30% of the state
  • The emergency declaration would include 41 of 58 counties that cover 40 million people
  • The Democratic governor sought $6 billion in multiyear water spending as drought threatens another wildfire

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The plane declared a full emergency after one of its wheels fell off during take off from Nagpur. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@HardeepSPuri)

  • The aircraft, bound for Hyderabad from Nagpur, lost one of its wheels during take off
  • There were 2 crew members and 1 doctor, 1 patient and 1 relative on board
  •  The Mumbai Airport prepared an emergency response team for the landing of the aircraft 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
LMO tanker onboard the wagon to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and Oxygen cylinder, required for treatment of COVID-19 patients. (PTI Photo)

  • Delhi Police created a green corridor for two tankers carrying 19,500 litre of liquid oxygen from UP and Haryana
  • Delhi was one of the state to send an SOS for oxygen supply
  • Delhi Police officers escorted the oxygen taker to the COVID-19 hospital

.St. Landry Parish, LA, USA
Gusty winds along with strong thunderstorms could be possible. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Authorities have reported two deaths in Louisiana
  • St. Landry Parish official reported seven accounts of injuries and one death
  •  Flash floods could be a possibility along the Golf Coast

.Piney Point, MD, USA
The breach threatens to flood nearby homes millions of gallons of contaminated water. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Up to 300 households were put under mandatory evacuation orders
  • About 33 million gallons of water is being pumped out daily
  • Environmental groups fear that release of toxic water into ocean could trigger lethal "red tide"

.Piney Point, MD, USA
A byproduct of fertilizer production, Phosphogypsum is considered to be weakly radioactive. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GovRonDeSantis)

  • Florida Governor DeSantis ordered the emergency on Saturday
  • Discharge threatens homes and an environmental disaster in Tampa Bay
  • The evacuation order impacts over 300 households in the area

.Piney Point, MD, USA
Manatee County Public Safety Department tweeted about the announcement. (Photo Credit: (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash))

  • Governor Ron DeSantis wrote about the emergency declaration on Twitter
  • Crews detected leak in one of the containment walls on March 27
  • Discharge of toxic water likely to flood nearby Tampa Bay homes