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China’s mighty Yangtze nears crest again, new floods feared
World

China’s mighty Yangtze nears crest again, new floods feared

BEIJING (AP) — Engorged with more heavy rains, China’s mighty Yangtze River is cresting again, bringing fears of further destruction.…
Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia
World

Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 221 people across South…
Fires, then floods: How much can a koala bear?
World

Fires, then floods: How much can a koala bear?

A week ago, koalas at an Australian wildlife park were in the path of raging bushfires. On Friday, they were…
Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced
World

Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from floods in Indonesia’s capital rose to 43 on Friday as rescuers found…
Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing
World

Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing

Indonesia’s disaster agency warned on Thursday of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides…
Heavy rain causes floods, paralyzes Lebanon’s capital
Middle East

Heavy rain causes floods, paralyzes Lebanon’s capital

BEIRUT (AP) — A rainstorm paralyzed parts of Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Monday, turning streets to small rivers, stranding motorists inside…
Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city
World

Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city

Venetians woke Wednesday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching…
Cabinet discusses absence of drainage networks in Egyptian cities
Egypt

Cabinet discusses absence of drainage networks in Egyptian cities

The Cabinet discussed in a meeting on Wednesday the absence of rain drainage networks in Egyptian cities. This absence has…
EMA warns against Egypt’s autumn weather, calls for precautionary measures
Egypt

EMA warns against Egypt’s autumn weather, calls for precautionary measures

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) has warned of the autumn season weather beginning September 23, as severe floods and weather…
Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for Florida
World

Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for Florida

A strengthening Hurricane Dorian appeared to have largely spared Puerto Rico Wednesday, barreling past the US territory that is still…
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