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Over half a million still without power in US


July 6th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Six days after a sudden summer storm knocked large parts of US powerless, more than 580,000 homes and businesses in the American capital and eleven states were ... Read more...

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1.2 mn still ‘powerless’ in mighty America


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) More than four days after a savage summer storm brought the world's most powerful nation to its knees, about 1.2 million customers in the American capital ... Read more...

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Darkness in US amid unrelenting heat


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Three days after a ferocious summer storm, about 1.7 million people, from the capital city of Washington through 10 states from Indiana to Delaware, are still ... Read more...

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Millions of Americans battle blistering heat without power


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Washington was Monday slowly limping back to normal even as hundreds of thousands of residents across central and eastern United States continued to battle power failures ... Read more...

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Tornadoes slam Texas


April 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Tornadoes have ripped through the US state of Texas, tossing tractor-trailers like toys, forcing airlines to cancel flights and causing widespread damage, CNN reported Wednesday.In Lancaster, ... Read more...

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Search for victims after deadly tornadoes in US


March 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in the US Midwest continued Sunday to search for victims after a series of tornadoes killed at least 39 people, left dozens injured and ... Read more...

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32 killed as tornadoes rip US (Third Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) Tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system swept across the Midwest and Southeast US, wiping out two small towns and killing at least 32 people.In Indiana, ... Read more...

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28 die as tornadoes rip US (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) Tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system swept central US, wiping out two small towns and killing at least 28 people, media report said Friday.In Indiana, ... Read more...

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Tornadoes kill 14 in US (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and an entire town was wiped out after tornadoes blew through the US heartland and inflicted extensive damage Friday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Eight die as tornadoes slam US state


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) At least eight people were killed after tornadoes slammed southern Indiana and caused extensive property damage Friday afternoon, media reports said.Three people were killed in Jefferson ... Read more...

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4 killed in Branson Tornado


February 29th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Branson, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four people were confirmed dead after deadly tornadoes devastated at least five states. The twister left behind extensive damages running into several millions of dollars ... Read more...

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Massive evacuation ordered in US due to flooding


September 9th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 100,000 people in the US East Coast were ordered to evacuate Thursday, as torrential rains brought by the remnants of tropical storm Lee caused ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm briefly prompts New York City tornado warning


August 28th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Forecasters at the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) on early Sunday morning briefly issued a tornado warning for parts of New York City as Hurricane Irene headed ... Read more...

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Dust storm engulfs Phoenix


August 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Flights and other forms of transportation in Phoenix were disrupted on Thursday night following a severe dust storm that lasted about 40 minutes. This is the third ... Read more...

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US in the grip of severe heat spell


August 5th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 15 states in southern United States, stretching from a sliver of Southern California to North Carolina, are in the grip of a suffocating ... Read more...

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24 die due to US heat wave


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US National Weather Service has sounded a high-temperature alert in 30 states, after a heat wave resulted in the death of at least 24 people.The ... Read more...

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Missouri River flood could worsen


June 9th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents in Iowa are racing against time to protect their communities as the Missouri River’s water level rises. Predictions by forecasters have also increased the anxiety ... Read more...

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Storms leave 100,000 without power in Michigan


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS/EFE) More than 100,000 people in Michigan went without electricity Monday due to a series of storms.The storms, with winds in excess of 130 km per hour, ... Read more...

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Missouri tornado toll reaches 139


May 29th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by last weekend's tornado in Joplin, Missouri, has risen to 139, authorities said.Almost a week since the disaster and on ... Read more...

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Missouri tornado toll rises to 132


May 28th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the tornado that devastated Joplin city in the American state of Missouri has reached 132, while 156 people still remain unaccounted for, ... Read more...

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232 listed as missing after US tornado


May 27th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in Missouri published Thursday a list of 232 people still unaccounted for after the devastating tornado that claimed 125 lives in the city of ... Read more...

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13 die as fresh tornadoes hit three US states


May 26th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people were killed as a new wave of tornadoes hit the US states of Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas, authorities said.The new bout of ... Read more...

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Storms leave nearly 300 as dead in southern US (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 29 (IANS) Severe storms that have been heavily hitting southern US since last week have left nearly 300 people as dead in six states, devastating entire ... Read more...

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Storms in Chicago force 450 flight cancellations


April 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 20 (IANS) Hail and torrential rains that hit Chicago area Tuesday night led to flight delays and cancellations of over 450 flights at O'Hare International and Midway airports, ... Read more...

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Deadliest tornado in US history claims 44 lives


April 18th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): The deadly tornado, one of the largest in U.S. history has reportedly killed 44 people in 14 states in an area between Oklahoma to North Carolina.The Los Angeles ... Read more...

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Storms kill at least 47 across US


April 18th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Storms and tornadoes that hit the southeastern US over the weekend have left at least 47 people dead in six states.The National Weather Service said the ... Read more...

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Heavy storm moving toward US East Coast leaves 17 dead


April 17th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Powerful storms moving toward the northern part of the US East Coast have left 17 dead and have caused widespread damage.A continuing threat of storms and ... Read more...

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Tornadoes sweep through south US, 17 dead


April 16th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) Tornadoes triggered by fast-moving storms swept across south US Saturday, toppling trees, snapping power lines and bringing the toll to 17, CNN reported.Emergency teams in ... Read more...

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Japan tsunami alert sparks evacuations across Pacific


March 12th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Honolulu, Mar 12 (ANI): A massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake followed by the devastating tsunami in Japan has generated evacuation orders across the vast expanse of the Pacific.Authorities in the low-lying atolls of ... Read more...

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Chicago Blizzard 2011 Disrupts Normal Life, Smacks Cities


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, the colossal blizzard in Chicago brought the citizens and travelers to a standstill as the heavy snow continued to block the roads. The National ... Read more...

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Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive Closed Owing To Blizzard


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago witnessed one of the biggest blizzards of the decade in last two days. The National Weather Service announced that there would be ... Read more...

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Texas Power Outage Haunts Residents


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas imposed a rare statewide blackout on Wednesday owing to frigid weather conditions shutting down a number of power generators on the state. The same action ... Read more...

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Chicago Blizzard Leaves City In Mayhem


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive snow storm that lashed Chicago and adjacent areas yesterday left the residents struggling without electricity in some parts of the city and made a ... Read more...

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Winter storm cripples two-thirds of U.S.


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Feb.3 (ANI): Two thirds of the United States of America (USA) has been brought to its knees by a winter snowstorm and ice turned streets.At least two deaths ... Read more...

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Milwaukee Blizzard To Hit The City Hard


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The deadly Milwaukee blizzard is all set to visit the state of Wisconsin on Tuesday night. The blizzard is heading towards the state at a speed ... Read more...

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