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Eight injured as powerful storm hits Meghalaya


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, injuring eight people and rendering 43 families homeless, officials said Saturday.The high velocity storm, which ... Read more...

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US tornado toll reaches 38


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 4 (IANS) The toll from storms and tornadoes that raked across a huge swath of the US midwest and south has risen to 38.The powerful storm system that ... 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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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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27 dead, 50 missing in typhoon Talas in Japan


September 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 5 (ANS) Twenty-seven people were killed and over 50 others were missing as typhoon Talas continued to ravage central and western Japan, Xinhua reported Monday. A search for the missing ... Read more...

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15 dead, l43 missing as typhoon ravages Japan


September 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 4 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 143 others were missing as typhoon Talas continued to ravage western Japan Sunday, Xinhua reported.The powerful storm made landfall on Shikoku ... Read more...

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China braces for tropical storm Nock-Ten


July 29th, 2011 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Thousands of fishing boats have been ordered to return to the coast as southern China braces for tropical storm Nock-Ten that killed at least 31 people ... Read more...

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Yasi Victims Assured By Prime Minister Of Australia


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julia Gillard the Australian Prime Minister said today that the federal government will compensate for the damage caused by powerful cyclone Yasi. The category 5 storm ... Read more...

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Duquesne Light Says Power Outage Could Stay Till Sunday


September 24th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent report suggests that residents of Pennsylvania who have been facing power outage in the area since the storm on Wednesday might not get back ... Read more...

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New York Rattled By Severe Storm


September 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A powerful storm rattled New York City Thursday evening and the residents were caught unaware. The afternoon sky turned black all of a sudden ... Read more...

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Thieves steal original painting of Brazilian flag


August 18th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) The original design painting of the Brazilian flag, a 19th century canvas by painter Decio Villares, was stolen from the church where it had been kept ... Read more...

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Pepco Power Outage Annoys DC Residents


July 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of Washington DC and those living in the Maryland region are grumbling for the prolonged power cut that has plagued the area. The quick ... Read more...

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Storm kills 17 people in Bihar


May 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 7 (IANS) A powerful storm hit parts of Bihar Friday killing at least 17 people, destroying property and rendering hundreds homeless, officials said. A storm with high wind velocity and heavy ... Read more...

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Rain, storm leave thousands homeless in Brazil


April 25th, 2010 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Incessant rain and a powerful storm have battered southern Brazil, leaving thousands of people homeless, officials said. In Parana, the most affected state, close to 6,000 residents ... Read more...

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87 killed as powerful storm hits West Bengal, Bihar (Intro Roundup)


April 14th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Patna, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of West Bengal and Bihar, leaving 87 people dead, destroying thousands of houses and snapping power and communication lines overnight, officials said Wednesday. At ... Read more...

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77 killed as powerful storm hits West Bengal, Bihar (Roundup)


April 14th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Patna, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of West Bengal and Bihar, leaving 77 people dead, destroying thousands of houses and snapping power and communication lines overnight, officials said Wednesday. At ... Read more...

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Mexico begins evacuations ahead of powerful hurricane


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 2 (EFE) Officials in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur have started evacuating residents of Pacific coastal communities as Hurricane Jimena approaches the area. Hurricane Jimena is a category ... Read more...

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Seismic noise from storm surf provides new record of global warmings effect on storms


April 22nd, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Seismologists have discovered a trove of seismic noise from storm surf that provides a new record of global warmings effect on storms.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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