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Business Day   18 June 2018   South Africa   Cape Town  
<p>Umbrellas are back in demand in the Western Cape where recent rains have seen average dam levels in the province rise to above 30% for the first time in months.<br />The latest dam statistics released on Monday showed a healthy increase in both Cape Town&rsquo;s ...
Reuters   18 June 2018   Japan   Osaka  
<p>A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.</p><p>No tsunami ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Roads&Bridges   14 June 2018   USA   Maryland  
<p>Gov. Larry Hogan joined state and local officials this week for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new Dover Bridge along S.R. 331 over the Choptank River between Talbot and Caroline counties in Maryland.<br />Traffic on S.R. 331 had already ...
Filed under: Construction News
FIRSTPOST   14 June 2018   India   Kerala  
<p>Thiruvananthapuram: Four people, including three children, died and at least 10 others were reported missing after a landslide struck a remote village in Kozhikode district on Thursday, as heavy rainfall continued to batter northern Kerala.<br />With this, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
<p>MILLVALE (KDKA) &ndash; The crushing impact of the hillside is obvious in 37 and 33 Spring Street.</p> <p>From the air, the size of the slide is almost beyond belief as it progressively puts more and more pressure on the homes.</p> <p>Karl Cavanaugh is ...
ekathimerini.com   11 June 2018   Greece   Greece  
<p>The country&rsquo;s biggest construction groups are positioning themselves ahead of the restructuring of the profitable market of project concession, concerning major roadworks and infrastructure such as highways and bridges.</p> <p>Recently GEK Terna set ...
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Express   11 June 2018   World  
<p>Volcanic eruptions are nearly impossible to predict, but scientists are able to estimate which volcanoes are more “overdue” than others based on their eruption history.<br>Ben Edwards, a professor of earth sciences at Dickinson College, said: "Overdue in ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
ABC News   08 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Approximately 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows on Hawaii's Big Island since the current eruption of Kilaeua Volcano began early last month, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim says.The latest estimate of property losses from Kilauea, one of the world's ...
FORBES   06 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Hawaii's Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured into oceanfront communities.</p>
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The Weather Channel   06 June 2018   Colombia   Cauca river  
<p>A dam under construction in Colombia has caused big problems for thousands who live downstream. Mudslides caused plugged water-release tunnels, sending water levels up and leading to evacuations. Locals now worry daily about what could happen if additional ...