Weather events

Apr

21
2016

Floods in Saudi Arabia, Yemen claim 34 lives | GulfNews.com

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Gulfnews.com reports that...

Riyadh: Eighteen people have been killed during heavy rains and floods over the past week in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence agency said on Thursday.

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Apr

21
2016

Chile floods: 4 million people without water as world’s largest copper mine suspends operations – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Abc.net.au reports that...

Heavy rains battering central Chile have now left an estimated 4 million people without drinking water, as landslides wreaked havoc and rivers breached their banks, leaving at least one person dead and closing the world’s largest underground copper mine.

Read more at www.abc.net.au


Apr

21
2016

Wildfire season starts early in B.C., raising fears about the summer to come – British Columbia – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

The heat may put some into elated, shorts-and-sundresses territory, but it also brings on a certain dread: if this is April, can a summer of drought and smoke be far behind?

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Apr

09
2016

Maharashtra drought: Nashik’s Ramkund goes waterless for first time in 130 years | The Financial Express

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Financialexpress.com reports that...

Maharashtra drought: Ramkund, the sacred bathing spot on the Godavari river here where pilgrims take a dip and perform various rituals, has gone dry for the first time in 130 years due to acute water shortage, a top official said on Thursday.

Read more at www.financialexpress.com


Apr

09
2016

Pakistan: Rains, floods kill over 200 in northern Pakistan – The Muslim NewsThe Muslim News

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Muslimnews.co.uk reports that...

KARACHI, AA: Rescue workers in northwestern Pakistan dug through debris and mud on Tuesday in hopes of finding survivors after a landslide buried at least 30 people alive on Monday as the death toll from days of torrential rains and flashfloods passed the 200-mark, local officials have said.

Read more at muslimnews.co.uk


Apr

09
2016

Maharashtra drought: Latur to get water by train in 15 days

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Tribuneindia.com reports that...

Water will be brought to Latur district by trains in the next 15 days while prohibitory orders were clamped near water supply spots in Parbhani town to prevent any violence as authorities grapple with drought in the worst-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

Read more at www.tribuneindia.com


Apr

09
2016

Doctors put off surgeries in drought-hit Marathwada 

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ATUR: The Severe Drought In MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % Has Led To Farmers Killing Themselves, The Whole Rural Economy To A Collapse And Now Is Leading To A Public Health Crisis That Threatens The Heath Of Over 5 Lakh People In Latur One Of The Worst Drought Affected Districts In The State. Read More At: Http reports that...

LATUR: The severe drought in MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % has led to farmers killing themselves, the whole rural economy to a collapse and now is leading to a public health crisis that threatens the heath [sic] of over 5 lakh (500,000) people in Latur one of the worst drought affected [sic] districts in the state.

Read more at ATUR: The severe drought in MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % has led to farmers killing themselves, the whole rural economy to a collapse and now is leading to a public health crisis that threatens the heath of over 5 lakh people in Latur one of the worst drought affected districts in the state. Read more at: http


Apr

09
2016

Two killed in flash floods during rain storm in Oman | GulfNews.com

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Gulfnews.com reports that...

Muscat: Despite repeated warnings by Omani authorities, two Omanis were killed when their vehicle was swept away by flood waters in Wadi Kabeel of Qurayat province on Friday.

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Apr

07
2016

Rescuers search for 23 in Kohistan landslide; flood toll at 92 – The Express Tribune

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Tribune.com.pk reports that...

Rescue workers searched on Wednesday for 23 people buried in a landslide in northern mountains as the number of people killed by unusually heavy rain rose to 92.

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Mar

29
2016

Ice storm damage extensive in city, county | Brantford Expositor

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Brantfordexpositor.ca reports that...

A large tree branch that took down utility lines on Dunsdon Street Thursday morning was one of many such scenes across Brantford and Brant County as a result of an overnight ice storm. Heather Ibbotson/Brantford Expositor

Read more at www.brantfordexpositor.ca