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World Aug 3, 2015

Floods, slides tied to monsoon rains kill more than 100 in India

Heavy monsoon rains have killed more than 100 people in India in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps, India's Home Ministry said Sunday. A cyclone struck the worst-hit state of West Bengal, where 48 ...

Hundreds feared buried under  Sri Lanka mudslide

World Oct 30, 2014

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed. In the chaos that followed, there was confusion about the number of dead and missing because ...