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Severe flood death toll at 251, more than 5 million affected and wide swaths of crops lost, Bangladesh

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A total of 251 people have lost their lives while more than five million people have been affected due to severe floods across Bangladesh, officials confirmed in a media statement on Friday, August 28, 2020. The loss of crops has also been put at 13.2 billion takas... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Atacama, Chile

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Atacama, Chile A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Atacama, Chile at 04:09 UTC on September 1, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 78.3... Read more...

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17 dead, more than 10 000 houses damaged in Odisha floods, India

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At least 17 people died while more than 10 000 houses were damaged by floods in India's Odisha state as of Monday, August 31, 2020. Although the situation has improved, over 1.4 million people remain affected across 20 districts. The state saw days of heavy... Read more...

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Record flooding leaves 93 fatalities, 80 000 homes damaged and 380 000 people affected in Sudan

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At least 93 people have died while more than 380 000 have been affected by worsening floods in Sudan since the beginning of the rainy season, the interior ministry reported Tuesday, September 1, 2020. More than 5 000 cattle have also perished and about 80 000... Read more...

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Another giant sinkhole opens up in Yamal Peninsula, Russia

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A new massive sinkhole opened up last week in the Russian Yamal Peninsula, with blocks of soil and ice thrown hundreds of meters from the hole. This is the 17th such sinkhole to form in the Yamal Peninsula since the phenomenon was first observed in 2014. A group of... Read more...

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Shallow M6.5 aftershock hits near the coast of Atacama, Chile

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Shallow M6.5 aftershock hits near the coast of Atacama, Chile A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the coast of Atacama, Chile at 21:09 UTC (16:09 LT) on September 1, 2020, at a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.5 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). This is an aftershock of a... Read more...

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