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Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2019

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85, officials said on Wednesday, and 20 people were missing as rescuers slowly reached cut-off communities. The casualties, including young children, were mostly killed when their ...

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain, mudslides

World Nov 21, 2018

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain, mudslides

Heavy rains were due to create new problems for residents of Northern California late on Tuesday, raising the risk of mudslides in an area where people left homeless by the state's deadliest wildfire remain huddled in parking lot encampments. State and federal officials warned people ...

National Nov 10, 2018

47 Japanese confirmed safe after flash floods in Jordan

A total of 47 Japanese have been confirmed safe in the historic city of Petra in Jordan after flash floods hit sightseeing spots in the area on Friday, Japanese officials there said. The 47 consist of 45 tourists and two tour guides, none of whom ...