User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
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Shelters packed after deadly Sri Lanka mudslide 1.11.2014 Hindu: Home
Over 1,500 people accommodated as disaster officials urge all to evacuate vulnerable areas
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Heavy rains bring increased risk of landslides, SPU warns 31.10.2014 Seattle Times: Local
With recent heavy rainfall and more predicted, the area is at a high risk for landslides, a Seattle Public Utilities meteorologist warns. With rain late Thursday and Friday morning, Seattle exceeded the official U.S. Geological Survey's landslide threshold.
More mudslides possible in Sri Lanka but residents say shelters are full 31.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Sri Lanka says no hope of finding mudslide survivors 30.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide on Thursday defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors at the highelevation tea ...
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Relief operations called off in Sri Lanka's landslide, hundreds missing 30.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Colombo, Oct 30 : Relief operations to recover bodies of around 200 people buried in a massive landslide in central Sri Lanka was called off Thursday due to unrelenting torrential rain, an official said.
Sri Lankan landslide: villagers defy police to claw through mud for missing people 30.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
No more survivors, says top official as 190 are reported lost in monsoon mudslide that buried tea plantation settlement Continue reading...
Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors 30.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors at the high-elevation tea plantation.
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Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors 30.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.
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No hope of finding mudslide survivors Sri Lanka 30.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
A Sri Lankan official said on Thursday there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation but there were widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the rubble and ...
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Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors; death toll estimates range from 100-200 30.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
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UN to aid Sri Lanka after landslides 30.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
United Nations, Oct 30 : UN humanitarian agencies are on standby to help Sri Lanka after heavy rains caused landslides, an official said.
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Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change 30.10.2014 LA Times: Commentary
It may seem unlikely, but penguins offer a crucial lesson for the United States' national security.
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100 killed in Lanka landslide 30.10.2014 Telegraph: International
Colombo, Oct. 29 (Reuters): A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people today as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise.
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100 buried alive in Sri Lanka tea region mudslide 29.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Around 100 people were buried alive in a teagrowing region of Sri Lanka on Wednesday as mudslides triggered by monsoon rains washed away their homes on a plantation disaster officials ...
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10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide 29.10.2014 AP Top News
KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) -- A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said....
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10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide 29.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said.
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Who should pay to fix the world's salt-damaged soils? 29.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As climate patterns shift and more farmers irrigate without sufficient drainage, evaporated salt is crusting on top dirt clumps and degrading land.
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Sri Lanka: 10 killed, nearly 300 missing in landslide 29.10.2014 CNN-IBN: World
The landslide struck in the morning and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in Badulla district.
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10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide 29.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said.
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Fox News' Parent Company Is Really Worried About Global Warming 29.10.2014 Mother Jones
The day after Superstorm Sandy devastated much of the East Coast, Al Gore issued a statement linking the storm to climate change. That's when Fox News went on the attack. "These global warming claims have been debunked time and time again," declared Eric Bolling , a former crude oil trader who is now one of the network's most inflammatory hosts. "Look, it's weather. Weather changes. Things happen. It has nothing to do with global warming." But Fox's parent company, 21st Century Fox, sees things differently. Earlier this month, a London-based organization called CDP released hundreds of questionnaires it collected from corporations—including 21st Century Fox—that had agreed to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and outline the risks global warming could pose to their business. In its submission to CDP, 21st Century Fox noted that climate change "may increase the frequency and power of tropical cyclones" and that the resulting storms could hurt its bottom line. And the company cited Sandy as a prime ...
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