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Flooding cripples Houston, more rain on the way – More than 30,000 people expected to be placed temporarily in shelters

HOUSTON, Aug 28, (Agencies): Houston is facing worsening historic flooding in the coming days as Tropical Storm Harvey dumps more rain on the city, swelling rivers to record levels and forcing federal engineers on Monday to release water from area reservoirs in hopes of controlling the rushing currents. Harvey was …

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Cmte could hold contractor accountable over ‘flooding’

PAHW on verge of cancelling 3,000 housing applications KUWAIT CITY, April 5: The disaster of flash floods witnessed in the country a fortnight ago continues to be a nightmare for the concerned contractor, as the investigation committee formed by Minister of Public Works Abdulrahman Al-Mutawa is on the verge of …

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Floods kill 21 people in Vietnam, next storm due soon

HANOI, Oct 16 (Reuters) – At least 21 people have been killed by floods in Vietnam’s four central provinces in the past week and eight are still missing, the government said on Sunday amid preparations for another tropical storm to hit the country. Fifteen of the victims were in Quang …

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Tornadoes, storms kill at least 43 – US Midwest storm brings twisters, floods

DALLAS, Dec 28, (Agencies): Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time. The bad weather, or the threat of it, prompted the governors …

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Stormy weather through midweek

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29, (Agencies): Director of Meteorology Department Sami Al-Othman forecasted that the heavy rainfall may continue until mid of next week. Affirming that the weather has been unstable with low to medium cloud cover in the sky accompanied with thunderstorms at different timings, Al- Othman revealed that Rabya …

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Storm shuts schools

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28, (KUNA): A thunderstorm ravaged the country early on Wednesday, leading to the suspension of schools and universities and flooding in some areas and roads. The Interior Ministry cautioned road users from the possible continuation of the thunderstorm till this evening. It called on people in Kuwait …

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Freak rains wreak havoc in country

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: It was an unusual day in the State of Kuwait on Wednesday, as most parts of the country experienced thunderstorms with torrential rainfall that resulted in floods in many areas to such an extent that some schools, institutes and universities were closed down. Accidents that occurred …

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