torrential rains

Three killed in house collapse


September 4th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Sep 4 (IANS) A four-year-old girl was among three people killed when rocks from adjoining hills crushed their house after torrential rains in Rajasthan's Ajmer town Tuesday, police said.Nazama, ... Read more...

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Torrential rains, floods hit life in Chhattisgarh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Torrential rains for the past 50 hours affected life in Chhattisgarh, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Doodh river entered shops and houses ... Read more...

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90 die in Philippines floods


August 13th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 90 people were killed and four went missing in the Philippines as a result of floods caused by heavy torrential rains that affected more ... Read more...

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11 die in Philippines storm


August 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 8 (IANS) Eleven people were killed and over a million displaced as torrential rains caused flooding in large parts of Manila and nine provinces in northern and central ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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Flood-hit North Korea requests UN food aid


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) North Korea has urged the UN to provide emergency supplies, including food and fuel, after one of the country's worst floods have left over 100 ... Read more...

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Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21


August 1st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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Beijing downpour toll rises to 37 (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's torrential rains here has climbed to 37 as more bodies were retrieved, authorities said. Among the victims, 25 drowned, six were killed ... Read more...

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Beijing downpours toll rises to 37


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) With the recovery of more bodies, the toll since Saturday's torrential rains has climbed to 37 in China, said the Beijing municipal government late Sunday.The ... Read more...

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10 dead, 30,000 evacuated after torrential rains in Beijing (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed while more than 30,000 were evacuated in the heaviest rains in six decades in the Chinese capital, authorities said Sunday.Thousands ... Read more...

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13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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Britons not having sex in rainy weather


July 21st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains in Britain this summer have killed the mood for sex, says a new poll of 20,000 Britons.Dating website MissTravel.com polled its British members on ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $280 mn on flood-hit town


July 16th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Russia will allocate nine billion rubles (around $280 million) to restore the southern town of Krymsk that was severally damaged by floods caused by torrential rains, ... Read more...

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Putin reaches flood-hit town


July 16th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the southern town of Krymsk that has been severely damaged by floods caused by torrential rains.Putin arrived Sunday ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 14 in Bihar villages


July 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) At least 14 people, including four women, have been killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar since Wednesday, officials said Thursday.The deaths took place in villages ... Read more...

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Russia rains: Toll rises to nearly 80 (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 78 people have died after heavy downpour triggered massive floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst-hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Rains, floods kill 50 in Russia


July 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 53 people have died after heavy downpour triggered floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Mumbai rains make B-Town celebs nostalgic


July 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) If Bipasha Basu enjoyed a hot cup of tea, Anupam Kher went down memory lane and Ashish Chaudhary loved the sight of raindrops. Bollywood celebrities ... Read more...

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Train passengers stranded by Assam floods being rescued


June 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) said Thursday that all passengers stranded by landslides at three places in Assam's Dima Hasao district will be evacuated soon.Another 20 ... Read more...

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Rains, floods hit China


June 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Torrential rains and floods in China have destroyed hundreds of hectares of crops and affected millions of people, authorities said Thursday.Over half a dozen provinces in ... Read more...

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19 dead, 45 missing in China storm


May 11th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Nineteen people were killed and 45 went missing after hail and torrential rains battered northwest China's Gansu province Thursday, authorities said Friday.The stormy weather lasted only ... Read more...

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Four dead, 30 hurt in China storm


May 10th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) At least four people have died and 30 others were injured in storms and tornadoes in a central Chinese province, officials said. Hunan province has been ... Read more...

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Floods, transport chaos hits Sydney


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 8 (IANS) Torrential rains hit Sydney Thursday, causing flash floods and transport chaos in the city.The Bureau of Meteorology said about 119 mm of rain fell on parts ... Read more...

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14 dead in Peru floods


February 10th, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 14 people died in floods triggered by torrential rains in Peru, authorities said.Heavy rains battered the country for the past two days.Thousands of ... Read more...

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Thousands without power as storm hits Britain


January 4th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Gale, snow and rain swept Britain Tuesday, killing at least one person and leaving thousands of people without power supply.Gale, with its force culminating at 160 ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin expresses solidarity with flood victims


October 18th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin expressed solidarity with the thousands of Hondurans affected by the torrential rains that have lashed the Central American country for more ... Read more...

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Heavy rains, flooding batter Mexico


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Villahermosa (Mexico), Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Roughly 75,000 people have been affected by torrential rains and swollen rivers in recent days in the Mexican state of Tabasco, officials said Thursday.Ten of ... Read more...

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Four mn Pakistan children face risk of hunger


September 30th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Up to four million children in Pakistan's flood-hit Sindh province are at risk of hunger and disease, an NGO said.Only three percent of the $357 million ... Read more...

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58 die in China rains


September 24th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in a northwest Chinese province left at least 58 people dead, authorities said Saturday.Over 285,800 people in Shaanxi ... Read more...

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12 dead in China landslides


September 19th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed while 22 were missing in rain-triggered landslides in a northwestern Chinese province, officials said.The landslides began Saturday afternoon. Rock ... Read more...

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Quake hits army bunkers, soldiers injured


September 19th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The earthquake Sunday damaged some Indian Army bunkers in eastern Sikkim near Nathu-La pass along the India-China border and left many soldiers injured, said sources.Helicopters ... Read more...

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Nine die as torrential rains batter China


September 17th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Torrential rains have left nine people dead and forced 47,200 to leave their homes in the northwestern province of Shaanxi during the past two weeks, ... Read more...

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