Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Natural Disasters. (Page 8)

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  1. Prajin delays taxi fare price hikeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The ministry allowed an initial rise of 8% on Dec 13 last year. An increase of 5% in July was also flagged at that time.

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  2. Topeka gets 1.49 inches of rain after storm rolls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A late afternoon thunderstorm flooded Topeka streets Monday, cut off electricity to some households, and prompted flood warnings in Shawnee and neighboring counties. According to the National Weather Service, as of 7 p.m., Topeka had received 1.49 inches of rain.

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  3. Brush fire burns near Indian Trail in N. SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    Brush fire burns near Indian Trail in N. Spokane The Department of Natural Resources and Fire District 9 are on scene now battling the flames. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1M9gI6q

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  4. Severe thunderstorms for north, snow for southRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Auckland is facing the risk of severe thunderstorms and a possible tornado this afternoon as heavy rain falls across the city. MetService warned of a chance of severe thunderstorms for an area of the upper North Island stretching from Waikato and the Coromandel through to Northland.

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  5. Flash Flood Warning Issued for Lassen, Washoe CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for southeastern Lassen County and southern Washoe County until 9:15 p.m. on Monday. Most flood deaths occur in automobiles.

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  6. Flash floods hit Dunn CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Parts of Dunn County, west of Eau Claire, got nearly five inches of rain as the storms rolled through. Crews closed off a part of Highway 12 near the Village of Knapp after they say a nearby creek flooded onto the road and left some people stranded.

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  7. Huckleberry wildfire danger snuffed outRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    The blaze scorched 55 hectares of timber and brush, but no structures were lost, although the flames came within a few metres of some homes. "It's a success story, no question," says Forest Service Incident Commander Dale Bojahra.

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  8. Tornado touchdowns reported in NE WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    A line of tornadoes has moved across northeastern Wisconsin, causing some damage in the rural area. The National Weather Service in Green Bay says spotters reported four tornado touchdowns in a line stretching about 50 miles Monday evening.

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  9. B.C. adds iconic Hawaii Mars flying tanker to wildfire-fighting arsenalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    The owner of the iconic, red-and-white Martin Mars water bomber says the British Columbia government has agreed to add the flying tanker to its wildfire-fighting arsenal. The bomber, stationed in Port Alberni, B.C., was originally built for the U.S. navy for the Second World War, but has spent more than half a century dropping its 27,000-litre load of water on domestic and international forest fires.

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  10. Wildfires, smoky skies are not the new normal: UBC expertRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    While it will be more commonplace 30 to 50 years from now, this year's intense wildfires and smoky skies is combination of climate change and other weather factors, says one expert. The hazy, apocalyptic sky above much of the south coast of British Columbia may not necessarily be the new normal.

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  11. Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area. The four-game series is the only time the teams meet Kauffman Stadium this season, so they will make the game up with a day-night doubleheader Tuesday.

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  12. Flash flood warning issued for Las Vegas ValleyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    A storm brought heavy rain to Summerlin about 6:15 p.m., and residents are urged to stay away from dry washes and low-lying areas. A thunderstorm warning was in effect until 6:45 for the valley, while the flash flood warning remains in effect until 8:15 p.m. tonight.

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  13. Butte County seeking Brown Lawn King/Queen of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    While people not on urban water systems aren't under the 25 percent conservation mandate, those in Butte County have an opportunity to be crowned Butte County's Beautifully Brown Lawn King/Queen of 2015 and win a special prize. Forty percent of Butte County's populations aren't yet covered by the reduction rules, but the Butte County Water and Resource Conservation Department are asking them to join the effort by reducing the amount of water they put on their landscapes or replacing their lawns with drought resistant landscaping.

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  14. To Prevent Prescription Painkiller Overdoses, Limit Where People Buy ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    The United States is currently in the midst of a prescription painkiller overdose epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 44 Americans die from prescription painkiller overdoses each day.

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  15. Fire threatens upscale Idaho town; residents urged to fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    A wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed at least six homes and forced about 300 residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday. Flames have burned through a mix of year-round residences and seasonal homes near the southern shore of Lake Pend Oreille, the state's largest lake and a recreation and fishing destination.

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  16. Tropical storm Linfa is forecast to strike China at about 18:00 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  17. Typhoon Chan-hom is forecast to strike China at about 00:00 GMT on...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Typhoon Chan-hom is forecast to strike China at about 00:00 GMT on 11 July. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 27.5 N, 121.6 E. Chan-hom is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 231 km/h .

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  18. FireRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    The union the represents Prince Albert Fire Department members has opened up about why they've turned down the City of Prince Albert's "final" offer. Do you think a group of animal lovers taking care of orphaned pets during the wildfire crisis at the old SPCA building should be allowed to continue?

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  19. Smoke-filled air envelopes southern B.C., as provincial wildfires turn deadlyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | SooToday

    Dozens of wildfires prompted by scorching temperatures in British Columbia have forced residents from their homes, prompted extraordinary health advisories and lead to the death of one man. There have been almost 900 wildfires across the province since the season started April 1, and 184 of those are still burning, said Chief Fire Information Officer Kevin Skrepnek.

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  20. Pet food comes pouring inRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Piles of dog food fill a backroom at the Prince Albert SPCA facility over the weekend as staff and volunteers stockpiled donations for northern fire evacuees. Pet food keeps coming in to the Prince Albert SPCA, whose staff wants northern evacuees to know where they can go for assistance in meeting their pet care needs.

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