Monthly archives: September 2011

Sep

30
2011

Huge waves knock down bikers, joggers — in Chicago

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High winds produced dangerous, 10- to 16-foot waves along the lakefront path, knocking down morning bikers and runners on Friday. Read more.


Sep

30
2011

Indian state seeks millions of dollars for floods

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The flood-ravaged Indian state of Orissa is asking for about $726 million in federal funds to help cope with the destruction and relocate hundreds of thousands of people. Read more.


Sep

29
2011

28 bodies bring India’s monsoon flood toll to 335

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Authorities stepped up efforts Thursday to deliver food and evacuate villagers stranded by monsoon flooding in eastern India, as searchers reported finding 28 more bodies, bringing the country’s seasonal death toll to 335. Read more.


Sep

29
2011

Typhoon arrives in China after hitting Philippines

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A powerful typhoon slammed into southern China on Thursday after skirting Hong Kong and bringing death and widespread flooding to the Philippines earlier this week. Read more.


Sep

28
2011

Ophelia back as tropical storm, lashes Dominica

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Tropical Storm Ophelia unleashed widespread flooding and cut off several communities in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica as it regained strength, officials said Wednesday. Read more.


Sep

28
2011

Summer replaces autumn in the UK

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The unseasonably warm weather across the UK looks set to continue through to the weekend in England and Wales while rain and cooler air will arrive on Thursday in Northern Ireland and Scotland. Read more.


Sep

27
2011

Tens of thousands stranded by floodwaters in India

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The floods caused by heavy rains have inundated more than 3,000 villages in Orissa state that are home to more than 2 million people… More than 120,000 people have evacuated but tens of thousands are still marooned. Air force helicopters are delivering food, and more than 370 boats were relocating stranded residents. Read more.


Sep

27
2011

Typhoon kills 16 in Philippines, floods Manila

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Downtown areas along Manila Bay saw their worst flooding in decades as a powerful typhoon dumped rain and sent surging waves as tall as palm trees crashing over sea walls. Read more.


Sep

27
2011

Weekly review: September 21-27, 2011

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Typhoon Roke made landfall, as predicted, early Wednesday morning, and killed at least 10 people. It caused 200 flights to be cancelled, while 200 passengers were left stranded in Cambodia due to flooding there. Additionally, flooding continues to devastate India, killing 27 people Tuesday.

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Sep

26
2011

Dartmoor Deptford Pink site sees three-fold increase

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Wild flower experts have seen a three-fold increase in a rare plant at a site on Dartmoor… Ecologists said the hot and dry weather in the spring could have reduced competition from other plants and helped to increase the population. Read more.