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More than 1.4 million affected as flood situation remains severe in Assam, India

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The flood situation remains grim in Assam, northeast India, with more than 1.4 million people already affected as of Thursday, July 2, 2020. Six more fatalities due to flooding were reported on Wednesday evening, July 1, adding to the death toll of 33; casualties... Read more...

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Summer snowstorm kills nearly 500 livestock animals, strands 400 tourists in Xinjiang, China

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An unexpected summer snowstorm hit Xinjiang, China, on June 29, 2020, resulting in traffic disruption, more than 400 tourists stranded, and deaths of nearly 500 livestock. Herdsmen in Tekes County in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have suffered heavy losses... Read more...

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Jade mine landslide kills more than 170 people, Myanmar

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Jade mine landslide kills more than 170 people, Myanmar A landslide caused by heavy rain struck a jade mine in Myanmar's Kachin state on Thursday morning, July 2, 2020, killing more than 170 miners. Local officials said the death toll is expected to rise. "The jade miners were smothered by a wave of mud, which... Read more...

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Rivers Dam hits highest level, causing ‘1 000-year’ flooding – Manitoba, Canada

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Up to 38 homes and 83 people were evacuated in southern Manitoba on Wednesday night, July 1, 2020, as the Rivers Dam hit its highest level in a «once-in — 1 000-year» event, said Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler. The incident was unprecedented and... Read more...

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Massive landslide in Achoma creates natural dam along Colca River, Peru

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Massive landslide in Achoma creates natural dam along Colca River, Peru NASA's Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured the destruction from a landslide in Achoma, Peru, around mid-June, which not only destroyed properties but also created a natural dam along the Colca River. In the early hours of June 18, a hillside in... Read more...

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