Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 7)

Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Natural Disasters. (Page 7)

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  1. Flooding kills at least 72 in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Heavy rains this past week in northern China caused extensive flooding, overwhelming levees and killing at least 72 people in one province, with many others missing, state media reported. The death toll in Xingtai, an industrial city in Hebei province, rose sharply Saturday, days after a wall of water descended on one village in the middle of the night with little warning, according to the Beijing News.

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  2. Survivors in Kyushu mark 100 days since fatal quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    About 400 people in the town of Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture, on Sunday held a memorial service for those killed by the earthquakes that struck Kyushu more than 100 days ago in April. The service was held at a gymnasium where the deaths of five people were linked to the series of quakes, which killed 49 people in all.

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  3. China suspends 4 local officials after deadly floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Provincial authorities in northern China say four local officials have been suspended for inadequately responding to floods over the past week that killed 114 people and left 111 others missing. The Hebei provincial government said Sunday on its official microblog account that it was suspending the head of a development zone in the city of Xingtai, the chief engineer of a city transport bureau and two other bureaucrats.

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  4. Corporate raiders seek Brexit bargains in BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    LONDON, July 24 Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought. Almost 60 transactions totalling $34.5 billion have been struck by foreign companies for British firms since June 23, according to Thomson Reuters data, compared with 79 deals amounting to $4.3 billion in the month leading up to the vote.

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  5. Bronte has overtaken Bondi as Sydney's prestige property hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    LA goes dark: Smoke and a layer of ash cover Los Angeles as huge 20,000-acre wildfire burns out of control north of the city and forces at least 1,000 residents to abandon their homes College student, 20, who vanished on a bike ride is found dead after being 'abducted' by man who committed an eerily similar crime 26 years ago but only served three years Trump says French and Germans could face 'extreme vetting' before entering US because their countries have been 'compromised by terrorism' White Sox pitcher 'cuts up his team's novelty uniforms because he doesn't want to wear them' and is pulled from game Donald Trump's phantom lovers: How the man who would be President posed as his own publicist to claim he'd slept with the world's most desirable women ... and is still lying about it 25 years later Mother of slain US Diplomat Chris Stevens asks Trump to stop the 'opportunistic and ... (more)

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  6. Rio no-go: Wills, Kate and Harry refuse to attend Olympics 'because ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    LA goes dark: Smoke and a layer of ash cover Los Angeles as huge 20,000-acre wildfire burns out of control north of the city and forces at least 1,000 residents to abandon their homes College student, 20, who vanished on a bike ride is found dead after being 'abducted' by man who committed an eerily similar crime 26 years ago but only served three years Trump says French and Germans could face 'extreme vetting' before entering US because their countries have been 'compromised by terrorism' White Sox pitcher 'cuts up his team's novelty uniforms because he doesn't want to wear them' and is pulled from game Donald Trump's phantom lovers: How the man who would be President posed as his own publicist to claim he'd slept with the world's most desirable women ... and is still lying about it 25 years later Mother of slain US Diplomat Chris Stevens asks Trump to stop the 'opportunistic and ... (more)

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  7. California wildfires burn near Los Angeles and Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    A wildfire burns in Santa Clarita on Friday, July 22, 2016. A wildfire north of Los Angeles has now burned about 2.3 square miles of bone-dry hillside.

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  8. Rockland County Declares Stage II Water Emergency. What to Know.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

    You probably knew that. What you might not have known is that a Stage II Water Emergency has been declared in Rockland.

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  9. Burned body found as wildfire burns near Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Heavy smoke from a wildfire is seen from Golden Valley Road and Five Knolls Drive Santa Clarita, Calif., on Saturday, July 22, 2016. The fire in northern Los Angeles County grew, darkening skies with smoke that spread across the city and suburbs, reducing the sun to an orange disk at times.

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  10. California wildfire: Residents flee homes near LARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of India

    A fast-moving wildfire that has forced hundreds of people to flee from their homes in the drought-parched foothills northwest of Los Angeles had blackened some 20,000 acres by Saturday night and was threatening homes and commercial structures, fire officials said. LOS ANGELES: A fast-moving wildfire that has forced hundreds of people to flee from their homes in the drought-parched foothills northwest of Los Angeles had blackened some 20,000 acres by Saturday night and was threatening homes and commercial structures, fire officials said.

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  11. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A fast-moving wildfire that has forced hundreds of people to flee from their homes in the drought-parched foothills northwest of Los Angeles had blackened some 20,000 acres by Saturday night and was threatening homes and commercial structures, fire officials said. The so-called Sand Fire broke out shortly after 2pm on Friday and spread quickly near Santa Clarita, about 65 km northwest of the city, prompting evacuation orders covering about 1,500 homes.

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  12. With more than 200 dead or missing, anger erupts over government's handling of China floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Anger has erupted over floods in northern China that left more than 200 people dead or missing, with media and internet users accusing officials of negligence. Torrential rain lashed the north last week, and a flash flood near the town of Xingtai in Hebei province, which left at least 23 dead and 13 missing, has become a focus of the public's dissatisfaction with the government's response to the disaster.

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  13. Housing: It is time for radical and brave solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    Courage is required by all levels of government to address the epidemic of homelessness and inadequate housing . With no national housing strategy and the winding back of the Commonwealth State Housing Agreement, vulnerable households are at risk.

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  14. White pines show damage caused by needle diseases and changing climateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    A Scranton Times-Tribune All Access subscription gets you complete access to both our print and digital publications, delivered to your home, desktop and mobile devices 7 days a week Digital Only Subscription Read the digital SMART Edition of The Times-Tribune on your PC or mobile device, and have 24/7 access to breaking news, local sports, contests, and more at thetimes-tribune.com or on our mobile apps. Digital Services Have news alerts sent to your mobile device, read the Smart Edition sign up for daily newsletters, activate your all access, enter contests, take quizzes, download our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars.

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  15. Hindus perform annual ceremony on erupting Mount BromoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    An erupting volcano has not prevented Tenggerese people from performing their annual ceremony, which involves climbing to the rim of Mount Bromo's crater and delivering offerings like goats, chicken, and vegetables to the Hindu Gods. The ceremony dates back to the 15th century when a childless couple - ancestors of the Tenggerese - prayed to God to be given children.

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  16. Once a booming resort, Harveys Lake now not nearly as busyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    Harveys Lake experiences an economic uptick and an influx in population in the summer, but it's not nearly as busy as the old days, said Michelle Boice, a life resident and councilwoman. She remembered when crowds flocked to attractions such as Hanson's Amusement Park, a dance hall and Sandy Beach, which included a drive-in movie theater.

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  17. Thousands Without Power Following Saturday StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Update Sunday 7/24 6:30 am: Utilities are still working to restore power to about 18,000 homes and businesses following Saturday's severe thunderstorms. Strong thunderstorms left more than 65,000 New Hampshire homes and businesses without power Saturday night.

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  18. Cleanup, Power Restoration Continues Following Saturday's StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Update Sunday 7/24 10 am: The state says workers are cleaning up roads and utility crews are working to restore power following Saturday's severe thunderstorms. Governor Maggie Hassan says the state activated its Emergency Operations Center late Saturday to coordinate storm response with local officials.

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  19. Neighbours star Kristy Best is new Nickelodeon Slime Cup host as...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    LA goes dark: Smoke and a layer of ash cover Los Angeles as huge 20,000-acre wildfire burns out of control north of the city and forces at least 1,000 residents to abandon their homes College student, 20, who vanished on a bike ride is found dead after being 'abducted' by man who committed an eerily similar crime 26 years ago but only served three years Trump says French and Germans could face 'extreme vetting' before entering US because their countries have been 'compromised by terrorism' White Sox pitcher 'cuts up his team's novelty uniforms because he doesn't want to wear them' and is pulled from game Donald Trump's phantom lovers: How the man who would be President posed as his own publicist to claim he'd slept with the world's most desirable women ... and is still lying about it 25 years later Mother of slain US Diplomat Chris Stevens asks Trump to stop the 'opportunistic and ... (more)

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  20. The Latest: Burned body found at California fire sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRGV

    Smoke drifted over the city's downtown, about 30 miles from the fire's location in Santa Clarita. It's one of several blazes burning in Southern Cali... .

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