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Alicante hit by six months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, Spain

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The province of Alicante, southeastern Spain saw a record amount of rain on Monday, March 13, 2017, and its worst floods in 20 years. Streets of the city of Alicante quickly turned into rivers with dozens of cars submerged and abandoned in what local media is... Read more...

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Landslide wrecks Waikato hill, New Zealand

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Extremely heavy rains that struck North Island, New Zealand over the past week have caused a huge landslide in Waikato District. According to media reports, the entire hillside in Waikato moved on Sunday, March 12, 2017, after the region saw between 180 and 220 mm... Read more...

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Worst harvest in 40 years as drought affects 1.2 million, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is enduring its worst drought in decades and worst harvest in 40 years, affecting more than 1.2 million people. Of them, over 600 000 are children. Sri Lanka's government said over 1.2 million people have been affected by drought which began last... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands region, India

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands region, India A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Nicobar Islands region, India at 02:51 UTC on March 14, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. India's National Center for... Read more...

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