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Hundreds rescued as new storm Elias pummels Greece

The storm also hit the island of Evia, prompting emergency traffic restrictions in the north of the island.

published on : 28th September 2023
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Yellow alert for Telangana as heavy rain lashes Hyderabad

The IMD further predicted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers is highly likely at many places across Telangana, with isolated districts experiencing thunderstorms accompanied by lightning.

published on : 28th September 2023
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14 killed in plane crash in Brazilian Amazon

The small plane's pilot was approaching the remote town in heavy rain, with low visibility, and appeared to inadvertently start landing halfway down the runway.

published on : 17th September 2023
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Flooding death toll soars to 11,300 in Libya's coastal city of Derna, aid group says

The WMO said earlier this week that the National Meteorological Center issued warnings 72 hours before the flooding, notifying all governmental authorities by email and through media.

published on : 15th September 2023
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Ganga's tropical storms to intensify by 20 per cent by 2050, new research finds

The study led by Newcastle University, UK, projected after performing storm modelling studies on high-resolution data under a high emissions scenario.

published on : 14th September 2023
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Tropical storms in River Ganga to intensify by 20 per cent by 2050: Research

Tropical storms, formed when water vapour from tropical oceans leads to disturbances, can sustain wind speeds of over 60 kilometres an hour (kmph) and cause intense rainfall.

published on : 13th September 2023
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Flooding in Libya leaves 2,000 people feared dead and more missing after storm collapsed dams

Video by residents of the city posted online showed major devastation. Entire residential areas were erased along a river that runs down from the mountains through the city center.

published on : 12th September 2023
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Hurricane Lee is charting a new course in weather and could signal more monster storms

Lee could also be a dreadful harbinger of what is to come as ocean temperatures climb, spawning fast-growing major hurricanes that could threaten communities farther north and farther inland.

published on : 9th September 2023
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The death toll from fierce storms and flooding in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria has risen to 14

A flash flood at a campsite in northwestern Turkey near the border with Bulgaria killed at least five people — with three found dead on Wednesday — and carried away bungalow homes.

published on : 7th September 2023
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Southwest monsoon revives, heavy rain this week in Karnataka

Thunderstorms with lightning are likely over north interior Karnataka and gusty winds are likely at isolated places over south interior Karnataka.

published on : 6th September 2023
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Locals fume over shoddy stormwater drain works

The corporation said contractors had asked for an extension of one week to complete the works and any lapses would be fixed.

published on : 5th September 2023
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BBMP submits plan to Karnataka High Court on protecting lakes, SWDs

According to the action plan, of 202 lakes within the BBMP’s jurisdiction, 21 lakes are free from encroachments while 19 are disused.

published on : 5th September 2023
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Lightning claims 12 lives, injures 14 across in different parts of Odisha

The Met Office has issued a warning for thunderstorms and lightning at one or two places in Cuttack, Khurda, Puri and 21 other districts on Monday.

published on : 4th September 2023
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Tropical Storm Idalia descends on North Carolina after pounding Florida, Georgia and South Carolina

The storm left as many as a half-million customers without power in Florida and other states at one point as it ripped down power poles and lines.

published on : 31st August 2023
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Rainfall forecast in Karnataka over next two days

Along with rain, the IMD officials also issued a thunderstorm warning over parts of south interior Karnataka for the next two days, coupled with rainfall.

published on : 28th August 2023
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Rain from Tropical Storm Hilary lashes California, Mexico; Gov. Newsom declares state of emergency

Forecasters said Hilary was the first tropical storm to hit Southern California in 84 years, bringing floods, mudslides, high winds, power outages and the potential for isolated tornadoes.

published on : 21st August 2023
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Yellow warning for heavy rains in 10 Himachal districts on Aug 21, 22

The rainfall activity is likely to increase in distribution and intensity from August 21 with precipitation in many parts of the state till August 24, the MeT office said in a release.

published on : 18th August 2023
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Over 180,000 residents urged to seek shelter as tropical storm soaks Japan

Electricity was mostly restored but 9,200 households were still without power by Tuesday evening, according to a local utility.

published on : 15th August 2023
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Russia evacuates 2,000 in Far East over floods

"More than 2,000 people, including 405 children, have been evacuated in Primorye," the Russian emergency situations ministry said on Telegram.

published on : 13th August 2023
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China rains death toll rises to 78 as new storm approaches

Rescuers have continued to search for people swept away by the floods, as another storm, Khanun, approaches over the weekend.

published on : 11th August 2023
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