The most popular news on the World channel or Top 3 World as of this Saturday morning, September 9 2023, is about Hong Kong which was besiege by floods due to heavy rain throughout Thursday. Apart from that, the news about a US man trapped in a 1 km deep cave also caught the attention
The most popular news on the World channel or Top 3 World as of this Saturday morning, September 9 2023, is about Hong Kong which was besiege by floods due to heavy rain throughout Thursday. Apart from that, the news about a US man trapped in a 1 km deep cave also caught the attention of many readers. No less than 150 people were deploy to save him. No less interesting is the news of the conversation between Israeli PM Netanyahu for the first time speaking with Ukrainian President Zelensky since 9 months ago. The telephone conversation discussed Israel’s assistance to Ukraine.
Hong Kong Surrounded by Floods, Experiences Record Rainfall in 140 Years
Hong Kong experienced the most rainfall in one hour since records began 140 years ago on Thursday evening. This caused flash floods that turned Hong Kong’s streets into rushing rivers.
Hong Kong recorded the most hourly rainfall on record with 158.1 mm of rain between 11pm and midnight Thursday. This is the heaviest rainfall ever record in Hong Kong since records began in 1884.
The Hong Kong Observatory that issued the black rain signal said that 158.1 mm of rain fell on its headquarters between 23 and midnight, according to the South China Morning Post. In other areas of Hong Kong – Kowloon, the northeastern New Territories and Hong Kong Island – more than 200 mm of rain was record between 6pm and 7pm and midnight, the newspaper reported.
American Man Trapped in a Cave in Turkey, 150 SAR Team Members Deployed
An American man is trap in the third deepest cave in Türkiye. A large-scale rescue mission was carrie out involving 150 members of the SAR Team. This man named Mark Dickey is a member of the research team in the Morca Valley. He is known to have fallen ill. According to the Turkish Caving Federation, Dickey’s rescue was a complex operation.
Back to Talking after 9 Months, Netanyahu and Zelensky Discuss This
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for the first time since the Israeli government was formed in December last year. The talks reportedly took place by telephone on Thursday evening. “I have spoken with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky,” Netanyahu said.