User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
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Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400, UN says 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — More than 400 bodies have been pulled from the debris of Sierra Leone’s mudslides as burials and recovery efforts pressed on Friday amid the threat of further disaster. The U.N. humanitarian agency put the death toll at 409 after the flooding and mudslides in the West African nation’s capital, Freetown, […]
Flooding maroons people in Indian states, eases in Nepal 17.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Monsoon flooding is easing in Nepal, but the water flowing downriver has worsened floods in northern India and marooned thousands of villagers across the border, officials said Thursday.
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Flooding maroons people in Indian states, eases in Nepal 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Monsoon flooding is easing in Nepal, but the water flowing downriver has worsened floods in northern India and marooned thousands of villagers across the border. Disaster relief official Mohammad Zameer Ahmad said the existing flood situation was aggravated in Uttar Pradesh state after three rivers became swelled with the waters from […]
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Soaker: Periods of rain into Thursday 17.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Yet another shot of multi-inch rains for Minnesota.
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Death toll in South Asia monsoon flooding rises to 245 15.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll in flooding and landslides that devastated parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh over the past few days has risen to 245, while millions of others have been displaced, officials said Tuesday. In Nepal, authorities scrambled to send relief supplies to flood-hit areas where incessant rain has […]
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Death toll in South Asia monsoon flooding rises to 218 15.8.2017 Washington Post: World
The death toll in flooding and landslides that have devastated parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh over the past few days has risen to 218, while millions of others have been displaced.
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Death toll in Nepal floods climbs to 91 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
The death toll in rain-triggered floods and landslides in Nepal has climbed to 91 with 38 persons still missing and over six million people affected by natural calamity.Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs...
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Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people 14.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heavy flooding. Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding downtown streets and creating mudslides in hilly areas. Sierra Leone’s national television broadcaster interrupted regular programming to show scenes of people digging through mud to retrieve […]
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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected 14.8.2017 Hindu: News
Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have left at least 27 people dead and nearly six lakh others marooned in nearly two dozen districts in Bangladesh, officials said on Monday.The unrelenting f...
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia 14.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

KUNAULI, Nepal (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, as weather forecasters predicted more rain for some […]
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 160 across South Asia 14.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 160 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh.
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Himachal Pradesh landslide: Rescue operations resume; toll 46, may go higher 14.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Death toll in Nepal rises to 56, thousands displaced in water havoc 14.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Gaighat (Udayapur) [Nepal], August 14 : The death toll due to water havoc in various parts of Nepal after clouds outburst has risen to 56.
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Monsoon flooding kills at least 160 across South Asia 14.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that have killed at least 160 people and displaced millions of others across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster, with casualties and damage reported in multiple locations across the […]
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Rescuers pull out 46 bodies after landslide hits north India 14.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Soldiers and volunteers resumed rescue operations Monday morning after pulling 46 bodies from the mud left by a landslide that trapped two buses and washed away houses in northern India’s Himalayan foothills.
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Rescuers pull out 46 bodies after landslide hits north India 14.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) — Soldiers and volunteers resumed rescue operations Monday morning after pulling 46 bodies from the mud left by a landslide that trapped two buses and washed away houses in northern India’s Himalayan foothills. Landslides are common during the heavy rains of India’s monsoon season, and the area around Urla village in Himachal […]
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Denver area weather forecasts call for afternoon thunderstorms, possible hail 13.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Calm winds, clear skies and lots of sun can be expected throughout the morning. By  3 p.m. skies will be mostly cloudy forecasters say. Afternoon rain will bring showers, thunderstorms and possible hail.
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200 Indian tourists among 600 tourists stranded due to Nepal floods 13.8.2017 Hindu: International
The swollen Rapti river flooded several hotels in the Chitwan Valley, where the country’s first national park is located.
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In Egypt, A Rising Sea — And Growing Worries About Climate Change's Effects 13.8.2017 NPR News
"In the winter, the sea attacks us," a fisherman says. "We are afraid the village will sink into the sea." The World Bank says Egypt is among the countries most vulnerable to climate change's effects.
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Rescuers pull out 6 bodies after landslide hits north India 13.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) — Army soldiers and rescue workers on Sunday pulled out six bodies from two buses that were covered in mud after a landslide triggered by heavy monsoon rain in north India. The landslide that occurred early Sunday in Urla village in Himachal Pradesh state buried part of a highway, trapping two buses […]
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