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Monsoon flooding kills 12, displace thousands in India

November 4, 2017 12:43 pm
Monsoon flooding kills 12, displace thousands in India

Indian men stand beside a makeshift bund made of litter built by residents to stop the flow of rain water in their area after heavy monsoon rains in Chennai, India, on November 03, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of people took refuge in relief camps as torrential monsoon rains flooded […]

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Monsoon flooding kills 12, displace thousands in India

12:43 pm
Monsoon flooding kills 12, displace thousands in India

Indian men stand beside a makeshift bund made of litter built by residents to stop the flow of rain water in their area after heavy monsoon rains in Chennai, India, on November 03, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of people took refuge in relief camps as torrential monsoon rains flooded […]

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Two killed, thousands without power as storm hits Ireland

October 16, 2017 6:30 pm
Two killed, thousands without power as storm hits Ireland

The sea breaks over the harbour behind Donaghadee lighthouse on the Irish Sea coast, east of Belfast in Northern Ireland, on October 16, 2017, as Northern Ireland braces for the passing of the storm Ophelia. Ireland was hit by an “unprecedented storm” on Monday that left two people dead, 120,000 […]

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Japanese volcano roars into life, raising alert level

October 11, 2017 2:31 pm
Japanese volcano roars into life, raising alert level

Mount Shinmoedake in southern Japan erupted for the first time in six years Wednesday, shooting a plume of ash several hundred meters into the air and sparking warnings to local residents. People were ordered to stay away from the volcano after it rumbled to life at 5:34 am (2034 GMT […]

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Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rises to 43

October 10, 2017 5:51 pm
Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rises to 43

Destroyed furniture is seen on a street in Juana Matos, Catano, Puerto Rico, on October 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The death toll of hurricane Maria, which barreled Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes and devastated economies, has climbed to 43. Secretary of public affairs and […]

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Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rises to 43

5:51 pm
Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rises to 43

Destroyed furniture is seen on a street in Juana Matos, Catano, Puerto Rico, on October 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The death toll of hurricane Maria, which barreled Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes and devastated economies, has climbed to 43. Secretary of public affairs and […]

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Hurricane Nate strikes US Gulf Coast, over 100,000 without electric power

October 8, 2017 9:00 pm
Hurricane Nate strikes US Gulf Coast, over 100,000 without electric power

A resident takes video as he wades along a flooded Beach Boulevard next to Harrahs Casino as the eye of Hurricane Nate pushes ashore in Biloxi, Mississippi, the United States, October 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hurricane Nate slammed into the US Gulf Coast for the second time in hours […]

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Hurricane-hit Puerto Ricans describe US President Donald Trump’s relief efforts as ‘disaster’

September 29, 2017 3:32 am
Hurricane-hit Puerto Ricans describe US President Donald  Trump’s relief efforts as ‘disaster’

A picture taken on September 28, 2017 shows a house destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Yabucoa, in the eastern part of storm-battered Puerto Rico. (Photo by AFP) Residents of the hurricane-hit Puerto Rican capital of San Juan have described relief efforts by US President Donald Trump’s administration as a “disaster,” […]

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Belching Vanuatu volcano may blow, forces 7,000 to flee

September 27, 2017 9:30 pm
Belching Vanuatu volcano may blow, forces 7,000 to flee

This September 26, 2017 photo provided by the New Zealand Defense Force, shows huge columns of smoke, ash and volcanic rocks billowing from the crater of an erupting volcano on Vanuatu’s Ambae Island. (Via AP) A rumbling, belching volcano that’s threatening to blow had forced more than 7,000 people to […]

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34,000 flee Bali as volcanic eruption fears grow

September 24, 2017 10:30 pm
34,000 flee Bali as volcanic eruption fears grow

A general view shows Mount Agung from Karangasem on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on September 24, 2017. (By AFP) Thirty four thousand people have fled the Indonesian resort island of Bali as fears grow that a rumbling volcano could erupt any moment. Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency said on […]

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