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ITV   08 August 2019   Scotland   Edinburgh  
<p>A major railway through Edinburgh has been flooded after heavy rain over Wednesday.<br />Trains in and out of Edinburgh were hit by flooding in Linlithgow, west of the capital, which caused the line between the town and city to close.<br />ScotRail has ...
Greek Reporter   26 February 2019   Greece   Chania - Crete  
<p>Flooding from the winter storm &ldquo;Oceanis&rdquo; killed one person and extensive damage was recorded on bridges and roads in Crete as the extreme weather which began on Sunday continued to pummel the Greek island.<br />The body of a 61-year-old farmer ...
ABS-CBN News   24 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>MAKASSAR, Indonesia - The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 30, as rescuers raced to find two dozen still missing, the disaster agency said Thursday.<br />Thousands have been evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and ...
ABS-CBN News   31 October 2018   Philippines  
<p>MANILA - Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday after a typhoon dumped heavy rainfall on a mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.<br />Soldiers and disaster agency personnel ...
Aljazeera   30 August 2018   Burma   Myanmar  
<p>The collapse of part of a dam in Myanmar has unleashed giant waves of water and forced the mass evacuation of several villages and towns.<br>More than 60,000 people have had to flee their homes and major roads have been flooded.</p>
The Huffington Post   19 April 2018   Hawaii   Kauai  
<p>HONOLULU ― Hundreds of people have been evacuated from homes and hiking trails as historic levels of rain pummeled the Hawaiian island of Kauai last weekend, causing multiple landslides and flooding.</p> <p>The rains have forced families and travelers to ...
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Bangkok Post   01 November 2017   Thailand   Khon Kaen  
<p>KHON KAEN: The amount of water being discharged from Ubon Ratana dam is being reduced, to ease the flood situation downstream, at the behest of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.<br />The discharge rate at the dam was being lowered on Wednesday from 38 million ...
Los Angeles Times   29 August 2017   USA   Texas  
<p>Houston is built on what amounts to a massive flood plain, pitted against the tempestuous Gulf of Mexico and routinely hammered by the biggest rainstorms in the nation.</p> <p><br />It is a combination of malicious climate and unforgiving geology, along ...
TEMPO   01 February 2016   Sumatra   Padang  
<p>TEMPO.CO, Padang - Dozens of homes in Solok, West Sumatra, have been hit by flood with water level reaching up to 100 centimeters. &ldquo;This was caused by heavy rain occurring in the region since yesterday afternoon,&rdquo; said Head of Emergency and ...
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BBC NEWS   14 September 2015   Italy   Piacenza  
<p>One man has died and two brothers are missing after heavy rain caused floods and landslides in northern Italy.</p>
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