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The Jakarta Post   31 August 2020   India   Nepal  
<p>A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia. Ten people, ...
CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
aa.com   02 May 2020   Uzbekistan  
<p>Some 70,000 people have been evacuated from eastern Uzbekistan as hundreds of houses were submerged under waters from a collapsed dam, said government officials on Saturday.<br />Agricultural lands and some residential areas in the region were flooded, ...
Sky NEWS   04 February 2020   New Zealand  
<p>Parts of the island saw more than a metre of rain in 60 hours, the country's Metservice said, adding that a further 200m-300mm of rain was expected to cause "dangerous river conditions and significant flooding" over the coming day.<br />A state of emergency ...
DW   26 January 2020   Brazil  
<p>At least 44 people have been killed, with 19 still missing, following more than two days of torrential rains in the southeast of the country. The severe weather comes one year after a dam break killed nearly 300 people.</p>
The Japan Times   05 January 2020   Indonesia   Jakarta  
<p>JAKARTA &ndash; Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia&rsquo;s capital, and rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday.<br ...
Stuff.co.nz   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The main trunk rail line at Rangitata has suffered "significant damage" from flooding according to an initial assessment by KiwiRail.<br />KiwiRail executive general manager operations Siva Sivapakkiam​ said while the company is waiting on flood waters ...
Express   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The huge landslip will see tourists face an uneasy wait for rescuers. Authorities in New Zealand have warned the tourists they may not be saved until Friday. The mudslides happened near the Franz and Fox glaciers, which, Sky News reports, is on the country’s ...
Stuff.co.nz   07 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>A curious Mt Somers school busdriver saw first-hand the force of nature when she went to check out the rising Rangitata River. <br />Ange Protheroe, 34, was at the right place at the right time with her husband when she captured footage of the "massive" ...
Voa news   19 October 2019   Siberia   Krasnoyarsk  
<p>MOSCOW - At least 15 gold miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed, flooding an artisanal mining encampment in a remote part of Siberia, officials said.<br />Heavy rains had weakened the dam and water broke through, sweeping away several cabins ...
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