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Egypt raises state of emergency to maximum before winter rainfall
Egypt

Egypt raises state of emergency to maximum before winter rainfall

Egypt’s General Authority for Roads and Bridges announced raising the state of emergency to the maximum, in preparation for heavy…
New Orleans levees pass Ida’s test while some suburbs flood
World

New Orleans levees pass Ida’s test while some suburbs flood

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The levees, floodwalls and floodgates that protect New Orleans held up against Hurricane Ida’s fury, passing…
Death toll from northern Turkey floods rises to 58
Middle East

Death toll from northern Turkey floods rises to 58

BOZKURT, Turkey, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Flash floods that have swept through towns in the Turkish Black Sea region have…
At least 44 killed in Turkey flood as search for missing continues
Middle East

At least 44 killed in Turkey flood as search for missing continues

BOZKURT, Turkey, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Families of those missing after Turkey’s worst floods in years anxiously watched rescue teams…
Japan issues highest risk alerts in Hiroshima due to torrential rains
World

Japan issues highest risk alerts in Hiroshima due to torrential rains

TOKYO, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday issued the most serious level 5 risk alerts in the western prefecture…
Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27
Middle East

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Search-and-rescue crews in northern Turkey recovered 10 more bodies overnight, raising the death toll from the…
EMA warns of floods in Sudan, heavy rain in southern Egypt
Egypt

EMA warns of floods in Sudan, heavy rain in southern Egypt

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) announced that Sudan is experiencing a massive wave of floods due to heavy seasonal rains,…
Residents of flood-hit German towns tell of short lead time
World

Residents of flood-hit German towns tell of short lead time

AHRWEILER, Germany (AP) — Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. What…
India: Dozens killed in flooding, landslides
World

India: Dozens killed in flooding, landslides

At least 36 people have died in landslides and flooding caused by heavy monsoon downpours in western India. The sudden rainfall prompted…
Digger trucks drafted in to rescue people stranded in China floods
World

Digger trucks drafted in to rescue people stranded in China floods

ZHENGZHOU, China, July 23 (Reuters) – Workers driving construction vehicles rescued stranded residents and delivered food to those still trapped…
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