Amazon drought chokes river traffic, threatens northern corn exports

[ad_1] [1/4]Fisherman Raimundo da Silva do Carmo, 67, baths with water from a well on Puraquequara Lake, which has been affected by drought, in Manaus, Brazil, October 6, 2023. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights SAO PAULO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – A severe drought choking major rivers in the Amazon rainforest has disrupted ship traffic … Read more

Heavy rain hits north Vietnam, halting traffic in Hanoi

[ad_1] HANOI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Heavy rain from a tropical depression hit northern and north-central Vietnam, causing flooding that halted traffic in the capital Hanoi and sparked warnings of landslides on Thursday. Some Hanoi districts recorded up to 250 mm (10 inches) of rain on Thursday morning, according to the national weather centre. The … Read more

Crimean Bridge traffic reopens after temporary halt -operator

[ad_1] A view shows the Crimean bridge connecting the Russian mainland with the peninsula across the Kerch Strait, Crimea, July 17, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Sept 12 (Reuters) – Traffic on the main bridge linking the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, has reopened after a temporary suspension, the … Read more

Italy, France agree to postpone closure of Mont Blanc tunnel by a year

[ad_1] Two Italian trucks use the Mont Blanc tunnel on the first day of the reopening for trucks carrying up to 19 tonnes of freight, April 8, 2002. REUTERS/Robert Pratta/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights MILAN, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Key maintenance works on the Mont Blanc tunnel between Italy and France have been postponed until … Read more

Panama Canal water levels at historic lows, restrictions to remain

[ad_1] Bahamian LOS ANGELES SPIRIT crude oil tanker is pictured during its transit in the expanded canal through Cocoli Locks at the Panama Canal, on the outskirts of Panama City, Panama March 10, 2023. REUTERS/Aris Martinez Acquire Licensing Rights PANAMA CITY, Sept 5 (Reuters) – The Panama Canal’s water levels have not recovered enough as … Read more

Burning Man festival road reopens, allowing thousands to escape muddy trap

[ad_1] BLACK ROCK CITY, Nevada, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Burning Man organizers reopened the road leading out of the remote Nevada desert festival on Monday, allowing tens of thousands of attendees to escape after they had been trapped for days by mud. But many of the 64,000 people who remained on site as of Monday … Read more