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<p>A landslide destroyed nearly 300 homes, killing at least 10 people, as it swept through an Afghan village where residents were using only basic digging tools to search for survivors, officials said.</p> <p>A mountain lake in Panjsher, a province north of ...
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BBC NEWS   10 July 2018   Japan   Okayama  
<p>At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government.</p> <p>It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades.</p> <p>Rescuers ...
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CNN   26 June 2018   Hawaii  
<p>(CNN) - For the fifth day in a row, an explosion at the Kilauea summit erupted with a force equivalent to a magnitude 5.3 earthquake.</p> <p>Monday's event happened at 5:03 p.m. local time, with a plume that reached less than 2,000 feet. It didn't cause ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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AccuWeather   06 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>A small explosion occurred at Kīlauea's summit at 4:32 a.m. HST on Tuesday, June 5.<br>The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported the event as an magnitude 5.5 earthquake. This is similar to other events of the past few weeks, according to a United States ...
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BBC NEWS   04 June 2018   Guatemala   Guatemala City  
<p>Twenty-five people have been killed and hundreds injured in the most violent eruption in decades in Guatemala.</p><p>The Fuego volcano, about 40km (25 miles) south-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing rocks, black smoke and ash into the ...
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Daily Nation   29 May 2018   Ethiopia   Gamo Gofa  
<p>Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia over the weekend, the government said on Monday.</p><p>The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said nine people died in the Gamo Gofa zone, with 17 injured.</p><p>The ...
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