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Landslides near Nepal’s Annapurna trek route kill at least 30

ABC.net reports on deadly landslides in Nepal: “Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal have swept through villages, killing at least 30 people close to the nation’s most popular trekking circuit, home ministry officials have said. The landslides struck the … Continue reading

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Violent flooding hits the city of Izmir in Turkey

The Washington Post reports on recent flooding in Turkey (video in original report): A half hour of incredible rainfall led to violent flooding in the city streets of Izmir, Turkey on Wednesday. Heavy rain and hail fell on the high … 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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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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Flooding after heavy rain drowns 2 in Greece

Yahoo! News reports on unfortunate developments in Greece following a sustained period heavy rain: Two men have drowned in northern Greece, bringing the death toll from severe flooding to four since the weekend. Authorities say one local resident was found … Continue reading

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