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Intense rainstorm batters portions of South Australia, local flash floods reported

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A spell of severe weather wrapped the south of Australia on May 9, 2016. Heavy rainfalls, accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds, caused minor flash flooding and traffic disruptions across the affected areas. About 10 districts have been put on alert. The... Read more...

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Heavy rains and landslides kill at least 53, destroy more than 500 homes in Rwanda

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At least 53 people have been killed in landslides caused by heavy rains over the weekend in Rwanda, local authorities reported today. The worst affected was Gakenke district, in the country's north, where downpours destroyed about 300 homes and claimed lives of... Read more...

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Large landslide in China leaves at least 22 people dead, 17 missing

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Large landslide in China leaves at least 22 people dead, 17 missing A large landslide triggered by heavy rain hit China's southeastern Fujian province on Sunday, May 8, 2016. As of 05:00 UTC on May 9, the death toll has risen to 22, with 17 people still missing, state media said. Preliminary data showed that 7 people were... Read more...

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