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80 000 people affected, thousands of tents and homes destroyed in severe flash floods, Syria

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80 000 people affected, thousands of tents and homes destroyed in severe flash floods, Syria Severe flash flooding affecting Syria since the end of 2018 has affected more than 80 000 people, destroyed thousands of tents and caused concrete houses to collapse in Idleb and Aleppo provinces of northwest Syria. This area of the country has a high proportion of... Read more...

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Massive flash floods hit Atacama desert, Chile

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Heavy showers on high altitudes in northern Chile have caused dry river beds to become rushing torrents of water over the past couple of days. Major floods across the desert region of Atacama and continued through February 8. The flooding has left one dead, one... Read more...

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Largest lahar in 5 years at Ubinas volcano, Peru

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Largest lahar in 5 years at Ubinas volcano, Peru A damaging lahar was produced by heavy rain falling over Ubinas volcano on February 6, 2019. The first signal was recorded at 15:10 local time in the region of Moquegua. This is the third lahar so far in 2019 and the largest since 2014, Ingemmet volcanologist... Read more...

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300 000 cattle died in Queensland’s historic floods caused by a year’s worth of rain in 10 days, Australia

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Record-breaking rains hit Queensland's Townsville over the past 7 days, causing historic flooding and killing at least 2 people and up to 300 000 cattle. While many are counting their losses, some farmers say the rain brought them much needed relief. Townsville... Read more...

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A month’s worth of rain in 2 hours as deadly storm hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A month's worth of rain in 2 hours as deadly storm hits Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A powerful storm swept through Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city with a population of 6.3 million, late Wednesday into Thursday, February 7, 2019, bringing heavy rain and strong winds and leaving at least 6 people dead. The storm hit just several days... Read more...

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