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BBC NEWS   07 August 2020   Italy  
<p>Italian authorities have evacuated about 75 people, mostly tourists, from an Alpine valley as huge blocks of ice threaten to crash down from a glacier.<br />Planpincieux glacier, in the Mont Blanc massif, has weakened because of intense summer heat alternating ...
Japan Today   01 July 2019   Japan   Kyushu island  
<p>Heavy rain hit southern Kyushu on Monday, prompting local governments to issue evacuation orders and advisories to around 1.2 million people.<br />The Japan Meteorological Agency meanwhile warned of possible landslides and floods also hitting other areas ...
The Guardian   20 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>San Joaquin river approaches flood stage as water level decreases at Lake Oroville dam after evacuations of 188,000 people last weekend.</p> <p>Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful ...
BBC NEWS   13 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p class="story-body__introduction">More than 180,000 people in northern California have been told to evacuate their homes after an overflow channel at the tallest dam in the US was weakened by heavy rainfall.</p><p>The emergency spillway of the 770 ft (230m) ...
<p>More than 1,200 villagers living near Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, were forced to evacuate on Monday after the volcano erupted over the weekend, causing trails of hot ash to flow down the mountain. Earlier this month, authorities raised the ...
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