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Fears grow that more than 1,000 still missing in Indonesia disaster

Fears grow that more than 1,000 still missing in Indonesia disaster Fri, 05 Oct, 2018

More than a thousand people could still be missing after Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, officials said Friday, drastically upping the number of people unaccounted for a week after the disaster.
Dozens evacuated as forest fire erupts in southern Croatia

Dozens evacuated as forest fire erupts in southern Croatia Tue, 25 Sep, 2018

A forest fire erupted Tuesday in Croatia's southern Peljesac peninsula, prompting the evacuation of dozens of villagers and tourists and destroying four houses, officials said.
Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast

Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than 1 million people and canceled hundreds of flights in the face of extremely strong winds and heavy rain as typhoon Jebi made landfall along its west central coast on Tuesday.
Strong quake triggers landslides on Indonesian Lombok island

Strong quake triggers landslides on Indonesian Lombok island Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing landslides on Mount Rinjani and damaging buildings, as it tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed 460 people.

Rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps

Rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

A deluge in India's flood-stricken southwestern state of Kerala finally let up on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, while authorities feared an outbreak of disease among two million people crammed into relief camps.
Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar. Dramatic images showed vast areas of farmland completely submerged in muddy waters stretching to the horizon, with only the rooftops of some houses visible.
Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires

Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Grief and shock over Greece's deadliest wildfires were clouded Friday by a bitter debate over who was to blame, as the opposition rejected the government's suggestion that the blazes were started deliberately.
Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

Liquid water lake discovered on Mars Wed, 25 Jul, 2018

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday.
Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires

Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden Wednesday, prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region.
At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

At least 47 people were missing and five were in a critical condition as torrential rain that has killed 27 people pounds western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million people evacuated from their homes.
Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan

Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

Ivory Coast's government on Thursday called for the evacuation of all people living in flood-prone zones in Abidjan, the country's economic hub, after 18 were killed by flash floods triggered by torrential rain.
Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search

Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search Thu, 07 Jun, 2018

The threat of fresh landslides forced emergency workers Thursday to suspend a search for victims of a major eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, the country's disaster management agency said.
Search for missing after Guatemala volcano kills 25

Search for missing after Guatemala volcano kills 25 Mon, 04 Jun, 2018

Emergency workers will resume the search on Monday for Guatemalans missing after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which belched out clouds of ash and flows of lava and left at least 25 people dead.
Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes Sun, 20 May, 2018

A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.
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