Monthly archives: August 2010

Aug

29
2010

Indus river overflows 40 times normal volume of water

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-08.28.10- Fresh flooding in southern Pakistan has displaced almost a million people in the past 48 hours, according to the UN. Read more


Aug

29
2010

Hundreds flee raging wildfires in West

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-08.27.10- Wildfires drove early morning evacuations in western Montana and thunderstorms sparked dozens more blazes in Idaho and Nevada as crews battled dozens of blazes throughout the West. Read more


Aug

29
2010

Hurricane warnings issued as Earl nears Caribbean

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-08.29.10- Forecasters say Earl has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane as it barrels toward several islands in the eastern Caribbean. Read more


Aug

29
2010

More deaths feared in Pakistan as flood waters recede

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-08.28.10- The death toll from Pakistan’s massive flooding has climbed to 1,639, but the number could rise substantially as flood waters recede and more bodies surface, government officials say. Read more


Aug

29
2010

Bermuda prepares for large waves from Hurricane Danielle

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-08.27.10- Hurricane Danielle, a Category 4 storm, will bring large waves to Bermuda and will likely cause rip currents along the East Coast of the United States, the National Hurricane Center said on Friday. Read more


Aug

29
2010

Thousands affected by flooding in southern Mexico

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-08.29.10- Authorities in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Tabasco are evacuating about 7,000 people and preparing to dig relief channels to avoid further flooding from the Grijalva River. Read more


Aug

26
2010

Winds fan blaze in Idaho forest

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-08.26.10- Authorities urged residents to be on alert as a brush fire fanned by strong winds continued to burn early Thursday northwest of Cascade, Idaho. The blaze, which started Saturday, has burned 361 acres on a national forest, said Megan Myers of the Valley County Sheriff’s Office. Read more


Aug

26
2010

Officials in flood-ravaged Pakistan urge 500,000 new evacuations

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-08.26.10- Pakistan’s government has warned about 500,000 people in the country’s southeastern Sindh province they should evacuate immediately because of possible flooding, government officials said Thursday. Read more


Aug

26
2010

Storms on Plum Island cause erosion concerns

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-08.26.10- As Plum Island was pummeled by high winds and pounding surf, there were renewed concerns about erosion endangering homes along the coast. Read more


Aug

26
2010

Hurricane Danielle heads toward Bermuda

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-08.26.10- Hurricane Danielle is churning across the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle’s maximum sustained winds Thursday are near 105 mph and additional strengthening is expected. Read more