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Flooding in Myanmar leaves dozens dead

The BBC reports on flooding in Myanmar: “At least 47 people have died and tens of thousands of people have been affected by flooding in Myanmar. A state of emergency has been declared in the four worst-hit regions in the … Continue reading

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Chile’s Atacama Region Hit By Floods

The Guardian reports on the floods currently affecting the Atacama region in Northern Chile: The president of Chile has flown to the Atacama region in the country’s north where freak rains and flooding left at least seven people dead and … Continue reading

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Malawi floods devastation far worse than first thought

The Guardian reports that the damage from floods in Malawi is reported to be much greater than originally thought: Nearly a quarter of a million people, more than originally thought, have been affected by the devastating floods that ripped through … Continue reading

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Floods Force Evacuations in Greece, Albania and Macedonia

Weather.com reports on the heavy rain and flooding hitting parts of Southern Europe: Prolonged, persistent rainfall has led to big problems for southern Europe, where flooding has forced people from their homes and caused several creeks to overflow. The flash … Continue reading

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Get ready for future crisis in food production in Southeast Asia

This article on the Jakarta Post website discusses the factors threatening food production in Southeast Asia: Apart from the recent storms and typhoons that have ravaged Southeast Asian agriculture and food production since Cyclone Nargis in 2008, it is hard … Continue reading

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Alice Springs and Bendigo flood as South Australia braces for heavy rain

The Guardian reports on events in south Australia as communities there prepare for the heaviest rainfall in decades: Emergency crews were bracing for a busy weekend, with heavy rain and flooding set to hit South Australia, while Alice Springs and Bendigo … Continue reading

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Rising flood waters force more people to flee homes in east coast of Semenanjung Malaysia

The Borneo Post reports on the floods hitting the east coast of Malaysia: The second waves of floods in the east coast states of Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang continued to worsen on Tuesday (Dec 23), forcing more people out of … Continue reading

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Typhoon Hagupit begins slow trek across Philippines, deadly floods likely

Mashable reports as typhoon Hagupit hits the Phillipines: Typhoon Hagupit, which was once the strongest typhoon of the year, made its first of possibly six landfalls as of 10:15 a.m. ET (9:15 a.m., local time) near the northern edge of … Continue reading

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Several die in south of France flash floods

Euronews reports on the damage caused by recent freak weather events in the south of France: Flash floods caused by torrential rain in the south of France have left at least four people dead and two missing, including a young … Continue reading

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Floods in Bulgaria kill one person, trigger evacuations

Worldbulletin.net reports on recent flooding in Bulgaria, which has forced many people to evacuate their homes: Rescue teams evacuated over 500 people overnight from the small Bulgarian town of Mizia after torrential rains caused flooding that claimed at least one … Continue reading

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