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India speeds flood rescue

TRIVANDRUM, India, Aug 18, (Agencies): Thousands of stranded people were waiting to be rescued Saturday and officials pleaded for more help as relentless monsoon floods …

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Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

Kochi, India, Aug 16, 2018 (AFP) -The death toll from floods in India’s tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall …

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Thousands hit by storm spend Christmas in shelters

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 25, (Agencies): Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region …

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Six die in rains lashing India’s business hub

Two toddlers were among at least six people who died after floods caused by heavy seasonal monsoon rains destroyed homes and disrupted traffic in India’s …

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Harvey horror

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug 30, (AP): Authorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas …

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Harvey unleashes catastrophic floods in Texas – ‘Recovery from disaster going to take years’

ROCKPORT, United States, Aug 27, (Agencies): Tropical Storm Harvey lashed central Texas with torrential rains on Sunday, unleashing “catastrophic” floods after the megastorm — the …

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More heavy rains forecast for Japan as death toll rises to 16

Japanese rescue crews took advantage of a break in the weather on Saturday to search for survivors of torrential rain, floods and landslides, as the …

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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 …

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Cabinet briefed on steps taken to face damage caused by rains

KUWAIT CITY, March 27, (KUNA): The Cabinet listened during its weekly session on Monday to a presentation by Minister of Public Works Abdulrahman Al-Mutawa on …

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Three schools ‘suspend classes’ in Ahmadi area due to Friday’s rains – Govt to compensate ‘victims’

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Ministry of Education Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari disclosed that classes have been suspended at three schools in Ahmadi Educational Zone due …

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