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More Than 100,000 Flee Floods in Eastern Japan; 7 Missing
World  (tags: asia, rain, heavy rain, missing, Japan, typhoon )

Naoko
- 1411 days ago - japantoday.com
Unprecedented rain in Japan unleashed heavy floods on Thursday that tore houses from their foundations, uprooted trees and forced more than 100,000 people from their homes.
Afghanistan Landslide 'Kills at Least 350' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Afghanistan, landslide, death, news, weather, rain, flood )

Carrie
- 1907 days ago - bbc.com
At least 350 people have been killed and many more are missing, the UN says, after a landslide hit the north-east Afghan province of Badakhshan.
Rain Is Coming to Haiti: How Songs Can Help Save Babies' Lives
World  (tags: Haiti, rain, survivors, music, radio, Creole songs, children, babies, lifesaving, Save the Children )

Rosemary
- 3441 days ago - savethechildren.typepad.com
The rainy season is approaching in Haiti, and we know that stagnant water and poor sanitation provide a fertile breeding ground for malaria and diarrhea, which are among the biggest killers of babies and young children. The situation is made even more
Floods, Tears, Deaths
World  (tags: death, floods, disaster, Kenya, lost home, villages, refuge, rescue, relief, rain )

Naoko
- 3486 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
kenya confronted its first disaster of the New Year as flash floods struck villages killing people, sweeping away their animals and destroying homes, schools and health centres. The sigh of relief that greeted the onset of the rains after the failure
Southern Africa: Food Insecurity Looms As Floods Swallow Crops
World  (tags: world, africa, food, crops, nature, floods, rain, environment, climate, humans, suffering, endangered )

Tom
- 3772 days ago - allafrica.com
Johannesburg -- As the water level in the upper Zambezi River continues to climb past its highest levels ever, destroying crops and road networks, disaster officials in Namibia and Zambia have warned that food security could worsen.
Cyclone Hamish Strengthens, Expected to Hit Whitsunday Region - Queensland, Australia
World  (tags: australia, queensland, cyclone, hamish, rain, winds, tropics )

Chrissy
- 3789 days ago - news.com.au
CYCLONE Hamish, which is hovering off the north Queensland coast, will intensify into a category four storm by Sunday, the weather bureau has warned. The tropical cyclone was about 230 kilometres off the Cairns coast on Saturday morning and was producing
Torrential Rain a 'Mixed Blessing' for Australia - Australia
World  (tags: australia, rain, floods, flooding, drought, good news, lake eyre, queensland, NSW )

Chrissy
- 3806 days ago - abc.net.au
As torrential rain continues to fall across parts of Australia, the rivers, lakes and estuaries from the far north to the back of Bourke are about to spring to life. Some of the rain that has caused floods in parts of New South Wales will flow out to sea.
ON THIS DAY - 1953: Violent Storms Claim Hundreds of Lives
World  (tags: britain, storms, gales, rain, fury, weather, deaths, 1953, on this day )

Chrissy
- 4188 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Hundreds of people living on the east coast of Britain have died in some of the worst storms ever recorded. Gale force northerly winds lashed the coastline and broke through flood defences from Yorkshire down to Kent throughout the night.
Ferry Stranded and Driver Killed as Britain Is Battered By Blizzards and Arctic Gales - Britain
World  (tags: nritain, weather, storms, gales, rain, fury )

Chrissy
- 4189 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
January blew out with a vengeance yesterday as 80mph winds brought chaos around the the country, caused a dramatic rescue of passengers and crew from a ferry stranded in the Irish Sea, and claimed the life of a lorry driver.
Rain Run-Off Reaches Dams - Queensland/Australia
World  (tags: australia, queensland, rain, rivers, floods, dams, good news )

Chrissy
- 4204 days ago - news.com.au
BRISBANE'S Somerset Dam is creeping closer to 60 per cent of capacity, the highest it has been since 2004. It was at 56.4 per cent yesterday, with the Stanley River rising at Peachester. Since New Year's Day, Somerset, Wivenhoe and North Pine have harvest
Queenslanders on Evacuation Alert - Australia
World  (tags: australia, queensland, rivers, rain, floods, flooding, weather )

Chrissy
- 4216 days ago - news.com.au
SOUTHEAST Queensland is experiencing its worst floods in about 20 years and with rivers across the region yet to peak residents are on evacuation alert tonight. While much of the rain brought on by a massive low pressure system over the last week has
Rain Five Days a Week for Next Month - Queensland - Australia
World  (tags: australia, queensland, rain, weather, The Australian Bureau of Meteorology, good news, catchment )

Chrissy
- 4218 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
Don't pack your umbrella away - it is expected to rain in Brisbane on 20 out of the next 28 days. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology is predicting the wet weather to continue throughout the rest of the month, with wild winds and heavy rain to stay until
Drought-Breaker La Nina Kicks in for Wet Summer - Australia
World  (tags: australia, drought, La nina, rain, murray-darling, rivers, floods, good news )

Chrissy
- 4243 days ago - news.com.au
THE drought-breaking La Nina weather pattern has finally kicked in, bringing flooding rains along the eastern coast and filling the tributaries that feed into the dying Murray-Darling river system.
26 Bodies Found After Mexico Landslide
World  (tags: children, women, Mexico, sad news, rain )

Teresa
- 4400 days ago - hosted.ap.org
ELOXOCHITLAN, Mexico (AP) -- Soldiers and rescue workers on Thursday recovered 26 bodies from a bus buried in a landslide but held out little hope of finding survivors.
   

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