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Residents of flood-hit German towns tell of short lead time
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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
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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
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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…
Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen
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Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least fourteen people have been killed by flooding in Yemen in the past 24 hours,…
Floods lay bare Europe’s “gigantic task” in averting future climate damage
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Floods lay bare Europe’s “gigantic task” in averting future climate damage

BRUSSELS, July 20 (Reuters) – The catastrophic floods that swept northwest Europe last week were a stark warning that stronger…
‘It’s terrifying’: Merkel shaken as flood deaths rise to 188 in Europe
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‘It’s terrifying’: Merkel shaken as flood deaths rise to 188 in Europe

BERCHTESGADEN/BISCHOFSWIESEN, Germany, July 18 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the flooding that has devastated parts of Europe as…
Survivors recall escape, ponder future after Europe’s floods
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Survivors recall escape, ponder future after Europe’s floods

PEPINSTER, Belgium (AP) — Paul and Madeline Brasseur were at home with their two sons in the Belgian town of…
Death toll in rises to 157 in Germany and Belgium floods
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Death toll in rises to 157 in Germany and Belgium floods

ERFTSTADT, Germany/WASSENBERG, Germany, July 17 (Reuters) – Rescue workers searched flood-ravaged parts of Germany and Belgium for survivors on Saturday…
Europe floods: search for missing goes on as toll tops 90
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Europe floods: search for missing goes on as toll tops 90

BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium rose above 90 on…
Hundreds evacuated, some by chopper, from New Zealand floods
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Hundreds evacuated, some by chopper, from New Zealand floods

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Several hundred people in New Zealand were evacuated from their homes Monday with some recounting…
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