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Large sinkhole opens near the City of Suffolk, Virginia

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Large sinkhole opens near the City of Suffolk, Virginia A large sinkhole has opened up on a road near the City of Suffolk, Virginia on the morning of Tuesday, October 11, 2016. The sinkhole is about 4.5 x 6 m (15 x 20 feet) and about 4.5 m (15 feet) deep, officials said. The Virginia Department of Transportation is on... Read more...

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Record-breaking flooding hits North Carolina, officials fear worst natural disaster

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Record-breaking flooding hits North Carolina, officials fear worst natural disaster Record river flooding continues in eastern North Carolina after heavy weekend rain produced by now-dissipated Hurricane «Matthew» fell on already saturated soil. As of early October 11, Matthew's US death toll has climbed to at least 23, with nearly... Read more...

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Sandy-like storm surges likely to become more frequent

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Sandy-like storm surges likely to become more frequent Scientists from Princeton and Rutgers universities and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution developed a computer simulation which showed the storm-related flooding on the New York City coastline, on the similar scale to those of Hurricane «Sandy,» will... Read more...

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50 000 without power as Matthew’s remnants slam Nova Scotia, Canada

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50 000 without power as Matthew's remnants slam Nova Scotia, Canada Remnants of Hurricane «Matthew» slammed Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on October 10, 2016 with high wind and heavy rain. This powerful storm was a result of the remnants of Hurricane «Matthew» meeting up with a system off... Read more...

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271 deaths and over 16 000 damaged homes in Maharashtra since April

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The Indian state of Maharashtra endured a period of heavy rains and hailstorms since April 2016. Severe weather conditions have caused 271 deaths and severe to partial damage to more than 16 000 houses across the affected areas. From April 1, 377 homes were... Read more...

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