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Juli

31
2014

Landslide Buries Indian Village; at Least 30 Dead

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, Tötung von mindestens 30 people and trapping more than 150, Behörden, sagte.

Two days of torrential rains triggered the landslide early Wednesday, but national rescue personnel could not reach the stricken area in Pune district of Maharashtra state for several hours because of bad communications, dangerous roads and debris.

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Juli

30
2014

Japan Heat Wave Kills 15, Thousands More Are Hospitalized

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Weather.com reports that...

Japan has been gripped by a serious heat wave that has claimed the lives of at least 15 Menschen, Yahoo! News reports, and another 8,600 people or so have been sent to hospitals with heat-related illnesses.

Temperatures surpassed 95 degrees on Sunday, and on that one day alone, six people died from the heat, the report adds. More than half of those hospitalized were elderly patients – a frequent issue during Japan’s heat waves because über 25 percent of the country’s population is 65 or older, according to New York Magazine. Compare that to America, wo 14 percent of the population is 65 or older, the magazine adds.

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Juli

30
2014

Floods in Eastern Europe kill 3, mehr als 500 people evacuated

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Globalnews.ca reports that...

Three people died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe on Tuesday.

In Bulgaria, authorities said a 61-year-old woman died in the floods and another person was reported missing after torrential rains hit the region of Gabrovo in the central parts of the country.

Two people, including a 72-year-old man, also drowned in Romania as floods raged in different regions, said Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea. A passenger train derailed in the same area after a small bridge caved in due to flooding, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, the national railway said.

 

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Juli

28
2014

Fatal Strike a Rarity inLightning ProofSouthern California

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News.nationalgeographic.com reports that...

Die lightning strike on popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon that left one person dead and 13 injured came in the midst of a thunderstorm that was highly unusual for the region.

Such storms normally miss the Southern California coast, but an unusual high-pressure system pulled in a hot, moist mass of air from the Gulf of California, which led to the lightning.

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Juli

28
2014

Revere hit by tornado

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Bostonglobe.com reports that...

A rare tornado roared through this seaside city with terrifying force Monday, uprooting hundreds of trees, ripping roofs off houses, and spurring an intensive recovery effort that could last weeks.

Carrying winds as high as 120 miles per hour, the powerful storm cut a destructive path through Revere’s central business district. It damaged more than 100 homes and turned a quiet residential neighborhood into a scene of stunned confusion in just a few minutes.

The first tornado to hit Suffolk County in at least 60 Jahr, the twister snapped large oak trees and sent large sections of metal guardrails flying through the air, but no serious injuries were reported, Beamte sagten,.

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Juli

23
2014

Typhoon lands in southern China, downgrades to tropical storm

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Theglobeandmail.com reports that...

Typhoon Matmo churned ashore in southeastern China on Wednesday and was downgraded to a tropical storm, while the death toll from last week’s more powerful Typhoon Rammasun rose further.

After passing across Taiwan overnight Tuesday, Matmo made landfall in China’s heavily populated province of Fujian. The country’s weather agency said it had gusts of 108 kilometres an hour and was moving at 20 kmh.

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Juli

21
2014

Typhoon Matmo heading toward Taiwan, China

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Globalnews.ca reports that...

Another typhoon is threatening parts of Asia this week, bringing dangerous conditions to the island of Taiwan and mainland China.

Typhoon Matmo formed on July 17 over the southern Philippine Sea, making it the tenth tropical depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean this season.

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Juli

21
2014

Rammasun Claims over 121 Lives as Death Toll in China Rises

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English.cri.cn reports that...

Four Chinese provinces have been battered by the storm, the strongest one to hit south China in four decades.

Along with the 33 confirmed deaths, it has affected over 8 million people in Hainan, Guangdong, Yunnan and Guangxi.

The super typhoon made landfall in the southern Hainan on Friday, packing winds of up to 134 kilometers per hour.

The provincial capital Haikou, has taken the worst hit, with widespread power outages and water shortages.

Over 1 million households are without electricity.

The super typhoon also destroyed almost every single traffic light across the city.

Local authorities say it will take three months to fix all the lights.

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Juli

20
2014

Official Says Jamaica’s Drought Is Intensifying

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country’s environment minister said Sunday night

In a national address, Robert Pickersgill told Jamaicans the government is trucking water to hard-hit farming districts where parched conditions have withered crops. Many Jamaican small farms lack irrigation systems and depend entirely on rainwater.

Rainfall has been scarce for months and inflows into reservoirs are significantly reduced. Some water supply systems havedried up entirely,” Pickersgill said.

Reservoirs are dwindling so badly in areas serving the island’s capital of Kingston that temporary shutoffs of the public water supply happen daily.

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Juli

19
2014

Typhoon Rammasun heads for Vietnam

Natalie     Daten, Todesopfer, rot, Reports & Befund, Schwere Veranstaltungen, Wetter Veranstaltungen     0

BBC.com berichtet, dass....

A powerful typhoon is heading towards Vietnam after causing widespread flooding and damage in parts of southern China.

In the Philippines, a clean-up is under way after Rammusan made landfall there on Tuesday.

Mehr als 60 people were killed.

Richard Forrest reports.

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