At least 7,000 people missing from deadly floods and landslides in the east of the country
The tragedy in Libya is unimaginable where a huge tornado hit Benghazi while the bad weather Daniel caused deadly floods and landslides in Derna and many villages in the east of the country.
Strongest tornado named ‘Daniel’ filmed in Libya, with the epicenter in Benghazi.
Tornado Daniel caused major flooding in Greece and Bulgaria before hitting Libya.
Over 2,000 people have died in the badly affected city of Derna.
Approximately 6,000 people are missing in Derna.… pic.twitter.com/0U8VYOgCHe
— Globe Eye News (@GlobeEyeNews) September 12, 2023
Information arriving from the local media speaks of at least 2,500 dead and 7,000 missing.
Libya Update – Deadly storm and floods
#Libya #Flood #عصار_دانيال #StormDaniel #Derna #LibyaFloods #Libya #Daniel #jabalalakhdar #Hurricane #lee #HurricaneLee #libya #Typhoon #stormydaniels #ClimateEmergency #DernaFlood pic.twitter.com/AYvXxy7d1Z
— Chaudhary Parvez (@ChaudharyParvez) September 12, 2023
The Total Destruction of #Derna by the #DanielStorm.
Witnesses said. Authorities declared a state of extreme emergency, closing schools and stores and imposing a curfew.
Four major oil ports in Libya, Ras Lanuf, Zueitina, Brega and Es Sidra, were closed. pic.twitter.com/8z14jelKNh
— Mahmood Khan (@Mahmood88239370) September 12, 2023
The city of Derna, population 100,000–150,000, appears to have been bombed, with local authorities reporting that half the city has been wiped off the map.
Devastating floods have left more than 2,000 people dead and thousands missing in Libya after torrential rain.
— Remnant Man (@remnantman1) September 12, 2023
— JournoTurk (@journoturk) September 11, 2023
The images of absolute destruction in the country are awe-inspiring.
Libya Update: Deadly storm and floods in Libya killed 2800 and 7000+ Missing. #Libya #Flood #عصار_دانيال #StormDaniel #Derna #LibyaFloods #Libya #Daniel #jabalalakhdar #Hurricane #lee #HurricaneLee #libya #Typhoon #stormydaniels #ClimateEmergency
— Anchor Manish Kumar (@manishA20058305) September 12, 2023
Three areas of Cyrenaica, the country’s eastern coastal region, have been declared a state of natural disaster due to flooding and Libya’s presidential council has appealed for help to the international community, according to a statement issued this evening.
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