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Hindustan Times   02 June 2020   India   Assam  
<p>Twenty people were killed and several injured in a series of landslides in three districts of the Barak Valley region of Assam on Tuesday, officials said, even as the state is grappling with floods.<br />Officials said at least six people in Karimganj district, ...   06 February 2018   Indonesia  
<p>Thousands of residents in Indonesia's capital have been evacuated due to flooding, while landslides in satellite cities around Jakarta have left at least two dead and eight missing, authorities have said.</p> <p>In the city of Bogor, rescuers pulled one ...
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California WaterBlog   01 September 2017   USA   Texas  
<p>Located in Harris County, Texas, Houston is the 4th most populous city in the US. The flooding now unfolding in the Houston area is a human and economic disaster likely to rank with Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy among the worst in US history. At the present ...
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Daily Mail   18 July 2016   China   Hunan - Guzhang  
<p>This is the moment a massive landslide swept through a village in China, tearing through houses and buildings with devastating floods.<br />Terrifying footage captured the collapse of a hillside - triggered by heavy rainfall - which hit Hunan's Guzhang ...
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Sputnik News   30 May 2016   Germany   Baden-Wuerttemberg  
<p>At least two people died in a flooded garage in Schwaebisch Gmund following heavy downpours, the third dead was a rescue worker, who tried to save one of the affected by the flood, Bild reported, citing the city administration.</p>
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Daily Mail   09 May 2016   USA   Texas  
<p>This is the incredible moment one Texas man captured dramatic video of a country road getting washed away - just moments after he had crossed it.<br>Allen Laneigh Childers was mere seconds away from becoming victim to the flooding that has ravaged parts ...
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The Guardian   04 April 2016   Pakistan   Peshawar  
<p>Rescuers are attempting to reach thousands of people stranded by floods and landslides in Pakistan&rsquo;s north-west and parts of Kashmir after the death toll rose to 55.</p>
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Daily Record   06 December 2015   UK   Scottish Borders  
<p>Part of a riverside street is torn away by the swollen River Teviot just yards from shops and people's homes with fencing and lamp posts also ripped from their fittings.<br />The Borders town was among the worst hit areas as the storm swept across Scotland ...
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U.S. Geological Survey   21 September 2015   World  
<p>SANTA CRUZ, Calif. &mdash; The projected upsurge of severe El Ni&ntilde;o and La Ni&ntilde;a events will cause an increase in storm events leading to extreme coastal flooding and erosion in populated regions across the Pacific Ocean, according to a multi-agency ...
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