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American man swims 45 minutes to save mother from floodwater
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American man swims 45 minutes to save mother from floodwater

Johnny Lauder swam half a mile in floodwaters to save his aged mother from drowning after she refused to evacuate…
Thousands told to evacuate Sydney, as heavy rains bring ‘life threatening emergency’
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Thousands told to evacuate Sydney, as heavy rains bring ‘life threatening emergency’

Melbourne, Australia – Thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate southwest Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, on Sunday with torrential rain…
At least 5 dead after earthquakes hit southern Iran
Middle East

At least 5 dead after earthquakes hit southern Iran

(CNN) – At least five people were killed and 44 others injured following a string of earthquakes in southern Iran…
Death toll from heavy rain in northeastern Brazil rises to 91
World

Death toll from heavy rain in northeastern Brazil rises to 91

São Paulo, Brazil (CNN) = Residents in Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco were bracing for more days of heavy rain…
Over 40 million people are under severe storm threat this weekend
World

Over 40 million people are under severe storm threat this weekend

(CNN) – Two separate weather systems will bring severe storms to more than a dozen states this weekend, some of…
More rain expected across South Africa’s east coast as flooding death toll rises to 395
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More rain expected across South Africa’s east coast as flooding death toll rises to 395

(CNN) – More rain and damaging winds are expected across South Africa’s east coast, following days of severe storms and…
The climate crisis is supercharging rainfall in hurricanes, scientists report
Environment

The climate crisis is supercharging rainfall in hurricanes, scientists report

(CNN) – The rainfall from hurricanes during the deadly, record-breaking 2020 season was as much as 11 percent higher because…
At least 25 dead in landslides, floods after tropical storm Megi hits Philippines
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At least 25 dead in landslides, floods after tropical storm Megi hits Philippines

Manila – Philippine authorities said on Monday at least 25 people had died in landslides and floods caused by tropical…
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