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May

29
2017

Moscow storm: 16 killed in Russian capital and region – BBC News

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Bbc.com reports that...

Sixteen people were killed when a severe thunderstorm hit Moscow and the region around the Russian capital on Monday, officials say.

Read more at www.bbc.com


May

24
2017

Wildfire forces evacuations at Washington state tourism spot | The Spokesman-Review

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Spokesman.com reports that...

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. – A wildfire that started at an old log-storage site and prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination was 50 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Read more at www.spokesman.com


May

23
2017

Sri Lanka floods: Residents afraid as more rain forecast – BBC News

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Bbc.com reports that...

The flooding is believed to be the worst since May 2003 when a similarly powerful monsoon from the southwest destroyed 10,000 homes and killed 250 people.

Read more at www.bbc.com


May

21
2017

Gate Fire scorches 1,500 acres near Jamul | fox5sandiego.com

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Fox5sandiego.com reports that...

JAMUL, Calif. – The wildfire burning south of Jamul near state Route 94 has charred about 1,500 acres and was 30 percent contained as of Sunday morning, authorities said.

Read more at fox5sandiego.com


Apr

13
2017

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13
2017

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Mar

25
2017

Lt. Governor declares Idaho, Lewis counties in state of emergency | Idaho County Free Press

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Idahocountyfreepress.com reports that...

“We have had an abnormal winter exceeding 25 year, 50 year and perhaps 100-year event projections. Our citizens and municipalities are burdened by Mother Nature, our infrastructure is being tested,” said Governor Brad Little, current acting governor. “We are grateful that no one has lost their life as a direct result of this flooding, but the economic and personal toll is enormous. The communities in these areas will be dealing with the destruction for the foreseeable future and we will work to provide resources and assistance wherever we can.”

Read more at www.idahocountyfreepress.com


Sep

30
2016

More rain on way to Metro Detroit after streets flood

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Detroitnews.com reports that...

The floods are due not only to the “band of rain” stagnant over Metro Detroit, but also the fast accumulation of rain underneath the clouds, Pollman said.

Read more at www.detroitnews.com


Sep

30
2016

Windsor-Tecumseh Flood: Heavy rain pummels Windsor and Essex County | Windsor Star

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Windsorstar.com reports that...

“We may get some breaks here and there, but unfortunately with this low-pressure system parking itself in southern Indiana it’s going to keep sending these streams of moisture northward over the next couple of days,” Environment Canada spokesman Geoff Coulson said this afternoon, forecasting that the next big rain is coming across Lake Erie and should arrive in Windsor-Essex by about 4:30 p.m.

Read more at windsorstar.com


Sep

29
2016

Province estimates wildfire put $1-billion dent in 2016 oilsands spending plans | CTV News

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Ctvnews.ca reports that...

CALGARY Alberta wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray in May have resulted in the loss of $1 billion in planned capital spending in the oilsands for 2016, according to Alberta’s chief energy economist.

Read more at www.ctvnews.ca