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‘Uncharted territory’ as bushfires rage across Australia’s east
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‘Uncharted territory’ as bushfires rage across Australia’s east

Australian firefighters warned they were in “uncharted territory” as they struggled to contain dozens of out-of-control bushfires across the east…
Weather forecasters put climate change on their maps
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Weather forecasters put climate change on their maps

Though it was a couple of years ago, weathercaster Anju Singh clearly recollects the message she delivered to camera¬†when unexpected…
Sisi allocates LE100 million to compensate flood victims and improve infrastructure
Egypt

Sisi allocates LE100 million to compensate flood victims and improve infrastructure

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered the allocation of LE50 million to compensate those harmed by flooding in recent days,…
Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon’s path in southern China
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Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon’s path in southern China

Typhoon Haima forced the evacuations of more than 50,000 people in southern China after hammering the northern Philippines with ferocious…
Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti before hitting US
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Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti before hitting US

Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off…
Floods in China kill almost 130, wipe out crops
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Floods in China kill almost 130, wipe out crops

Severe flooding across central and southern China over the past week has killed almost 130 people, damaged more than 1.9…
Savage storm pummels eastern China, killing 98
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Savage storm pummels eastern China, killing 98

A violent storm in eastern China that packed gale-force winds and hail killed 98 people and injured hundreds as it…
Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak
Art news

Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak

Paris' world-famous Louvre and Musee d'Orsay museums shut on Friday to rush valuable artworks out of their basements, as the…
Deep freeze grips US northeast, triggers fatal 50-car pileup
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Deep freeze grips US northeast, triggers fatal 50-car pileup

A dangerous cold snap bringing life-threatening cold was settling in across the northeastern United States on Saturday and a snow…
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