Posts in category: red

May

26
2015

Rain Spreads Destruction in Houston, Killing Four

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Mobile.nytimes.com reports that...

Flooding brought Houston to a near-standstill on Tuesday and killed at least four people here, sending normally tame rivers and bayous surging past their banks, inundating streets and homes, and leaving roads littered with hundreds of abandoned, ruined cars.

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May

26
2015

Heat wave kills more than 1,100 in India

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Cnn.com reports that...

Stifling heat has killed more than 1,100 people in India in less than one week.

The worst-hit area is the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh, where authorities say 852 people have died in the heat wave. Another 266 have died in the neighboring state of Telangana.

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May

24
2015

Heavy rain in China kills 35, leaves 13 missing

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Thestar.com.my reports that...

Heavy rain which caused mudslides and flooding in southern and central China has left at least 35 people dead and another 13 missing, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

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May

19
2015

Colombia landslide kills at least 78

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Cnn.com reports that...

Heavy rains in northwest Colombia caused a landslide that killed at least 78 people as mud rushed into homes and bridges, officials said.

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Apr

11
2015

Warming Pacific Makes for Increasingly Weird Ocean Life

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News.nationalgeographic.com reports that...

A “blob” of warm water that’s partly to blame for dead birds and stranded sea lions in the Pacific may share a cause with Boston’s snows and California’s drought.

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Mar

25
2015

Flooding in Brazil

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Bbc.com reports that...

Heavy rain in northern Brazil caused flooding and triggered giant sinkhole which swallowed a bus. Meanwhile, landslide caused by heavy rains buried parts of a town in Peru.

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Mar

17
2015

Category 5 Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu

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Theatlantic.com reports that...

Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu late on March 13, packing wind gusts of up to 320 kilometers 200 miles an hour, causing widespread damage in the archipelago nation in the South Pacific Ocean. Vanuatu’s President Baldwin Lonsdale called the storm a “monster” that killed dozens, destroyed or damaged 90 percent of the buildings in the capital, and will force the nation to start anew. International aid agencies began emergency flights on Tuesday to some of the remote outer islands of Vanuatu, which they fear have been devastated. Officials are warning that Vanuatu now faces imminent food shortages, as aid agencies described conditions as among the most challenging they have ever faced.

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Mar

05
2015

Floods kill 42 people in Tanzania, authorities say

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M.billingsgazette.com reports that...

Floods from a heavy 30-minute storm in Tanzania killed at least 42 people in an area close to Lake Victoria in Kahama district, authorities said.

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Mar

04
2015

Tanzania floods sweep Shinyanga ‘killing 38 people’ 

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M.bbc.com reports that...

Flooding in north-western Tanzania has killed at least 38 people and left hundreds of others homeless, police in the Shinyanga region have told the BBC.

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Feb

28
2015

Six infants die in drought-hit Tharparkar

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Arynews.tv reports that...

Six more children died in nursery ward of Mithi Civil Hospital in drought hit Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province on Saturday, ARY News reported.

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