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ABC News   26 February 2020   Indonesia   Tanimbar  
<p>An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 has struck the Tanimbar region in Indonesia, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.<br />The Indonesia Geophysics Agency and the BoM said there was no tsunami potential from the quake.<br />Northern Territory residents told ...
ABC News   23 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>Torrential rains overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides that killed at least eight people and displaced more than 2,000 in central Indonesia, officials said Wednesday.<br />The dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted after ...
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 ...
ABC News   07 January 2018   Papua New Guinea  
<p>A remote island volcano in Papua New Guinea has begun spewing ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of more than 500 residents, media and non-profit groups have said.</p> <p>Kadovar Island, a 365-metre tall volcano on the north coast of PNG, was thought ...
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ABC News   14 June 2017   Bangladesh   Rangamati  
<p>At least 147 people have died in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and extensive flooding, officials said.</p> <p>Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides ...
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ABC News   09 December 2016   Solomon Islands   Oceania  
<p>Residents in Solomon Islands were hit by powerful aftershocks following a magnitude-7.8 earthquake which struck 130 kilometres from the capital Honiara.</p><p>Authorities are starting to receive reports of damage from the earthquake, with police saying ...
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ABC News   17 November 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>Construction crews recently repaired a 100-foot sinkhole in the Japanese city of Fukuoka in just six days, and the time-lapse video of the repair appears to be soothing the souls of everyone who has been faced with interminable construction projects.</p><p>A ...
Filed under: Construction News
ABC News   25 April 2016   USA   Colorado Springs  
<p>Recent heavy rains have triggered landslides in Colorado Springs, costing many residents hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to their homes.</p> <p>And many homeowners in the area say they were unaware of the potential risk when they purchased their ...
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ABC News   29 January 2016   USA   Oregon  
<p>A road in Oregon has crumbled away after a huge sinkhole opened up on the other side of the road of where a sinkhole appeared last month, according to police.</p>
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<p>After hours of steady rain, there is not a ray of sunshine in sight and the mud is thick on the ground at the $20 million Jemalong pilot solar thermal plant near Forbes in central west New South Wales.</p> <p>But in a way, the fact it is overcast helps ...
Filed under: Energy resources