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More than 60 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

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DURBAN (Reuters) – At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa’s eastern coast, authorities said on Wednesday. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa lays a wreath at a debris of a house destroyed after massive flooding in Chatsworth near Read More

Another cyclone expected to hit Mozambique on Thursday

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FILE PHOTO: Flooded homes are seen after Cyclone Idai in Buzi district outside Beira, Mozambique, March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko MAPUTO (Reuters) – Another tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Mozambique’s coast on Thursday, just over a month after a more powerful storm struck the Mozambican port city of Beira further south and Read More

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday. Rescue workers were digging through collapsed homes and other buildings in coastal areas of KwaZulu-Natal province, where the death toll stood at 51, local officials said. The Read More

Dozens of migrants picked up crossing Channel in boats

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Dozens of migrants trying to cross the English Channel in small boats have been picked up by Border Force and RNLI vessels. A total of 36 people were discovered on three different small craft between the coasts of the UK and France. The first boat was intercepted in the early hours of the morning by Read More

Deadly storm knocks out power in U.S. South, threatens east coast

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(Reuters) – Severe storms that killed three people in the U.S. South moved eastward on Friday, causing widespread power outages and threatening tornadoes along the east coast from Pennsylvania to Florida, forecasters said. The storm took a hard aim at Florida and Georgia on Friday morning, knocking out power in more than 150,000 homes and Read More

Second wave of twisters in U.S. South turns deadly as storm pushes east

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(Reuters) – A second wave of tornadoes and thunderstorms to hit the U.S. South and Midwest this week turned deadly on Thursday with three people reported killed, as the storms pushed eastward on Friday, officials and media accounts said. One person was killed after a tree fell on his vehicle in Neshoba County, Mississippi, Thursday Read More

‘The worst is ALMOST over’: 100+ killed by rain & dust storms across India and Pakistan (VIDEOS)

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Dozens of people have been killed across India and Pakistan as heavy dust and thunderstorms sweep through the region. While the worst is over, meteorologists expect the weather front will not stabilize until Friday. The powerful storms unleashed dust, lightning, hail, rain and high winds across northern and central parts of India on Monday, uprooting Read More

Second wave of tornadoes, thunderstorms to pummel the U.S. South and Midwest

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(Reuters) – Tornadoes and thunderstorms will hit the U.S. South and Midwest for a second time this week, starting Wednesday afternoon and pushing eastward, forecasters said. At least five people, including three children, were killed over the weekend in a storm system that drove more than three dozen tornadoes across the U.S. South. Communities in Read More

Tornadoes, thunderstorms to pummel U.S. again this week

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(Reuters) – A second wave of tornadoes and thunderstorms in less than a week is forecast to hit states in the U.S. South and Midwest on Wednesday then move eastward, with Oklahoma expecting hail bigger than golf balls. Communities in central Texas and western Louisiana hit by deadly flash flooding and twisters over the weekend Read More

Thunderstorms strike U.S. East Coast, leave thousands without power

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(Reuters) – Severe thunderstorms blasted the U.S. East Coast with gusts of wind up to 50 miles per hour on Monday morning, knocking out power in thousands of homes and putting several states on flood watch, the National Weather Service said. A view of clouds, part of a weather system seen from near Franklin, Texas, Read More