Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Heavy rain floods Wellington homes, businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Dominion Post

    The Fire Service has been called out to at least 27 flooding incidents in Wellington in just two hours on Tuesday morning. Severe wind warnings also remained in place for Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa, Whanganui, Wellington and Marlborough, where the winds could gust between 120-130kmh.

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  2. Ways To Help Nepal Earthquake VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | CBS Local

    People carry their belongings amidst the rubble of collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on April 27, 2015, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. Nepalis started fleeing their devastated capital on April 27 after an earthquake killed more than 3,800 people and toppled entire streets, as the United Nations prepared a "massive" aid operation.

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  3. Microsoft makes Skype calls free to and from Nepal in response to earthquakeRead the original story

    49 min ago | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    The massive quake is now known to have injured more than 6,500 people, according to the National Emergency Operation Centre, while the confirmed death toll as of Monday hit 3,617. In response, Microsoft has not only expressed it is deeply saddened, but also extended its deepest sympathies.

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  4. Softball-Sized Hail in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | NBC Chicago

    Lawrence McEwen and Spencer Basoco were chasing a supercell storm in Erath County southeast of Stephenville when they came upon a storm dropping huge hail stones estimated to be five inches in diameter. Lawrence McEwen and Spencer Basoco were chasing a supercell storm in Erath County southeast of Stephenville when they came upon the intense storm that spawned numerous twisters and several inches of rain.

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  5. Big water buys to ease East Bay drought shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    With one emergency water supply already flowing in, the East Bay's largest water district plans to buy three others to bolster its drought defenses. The East Bay Municipal Utility District board on Tuesday will consider authorizing purchase of up to 21,000 acre feet of water from three Northern California suppliers with water to spare.

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  6. Black Country firefighters deployed to Nepal as part of earthquake search and rescue effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    FIREFIGHTERS from the Black Country and Birmingham have been deployed to Nepal as part of international search and rescue efforts after the country was hit by devastating earthquakes at the weekend. Nine West Midlands Fire Service firefighters have jetted off from Stansted airport, near London, last night to help after a quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale struck 80K northwest of the capital Kathmandu on Saturday.

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  7. Wildfire burns near Los Angeles, threatening upscale homesRead the original story

    50 min ago | Reuters

    A wildfire erupted on Monday near an upscale neighborhood of Los Angeles as some 200 firefighters, backed by water-dropping helicopters, fought the flames. The blaze erupted shortly before 11 a.m. in the Los Angeles foothill community of Granada Hills, fire officials said, quickly charring some 15 acres of brush left parched by California's multi-year drought.

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  8. N.J. filmmakers heading home from Mount Everest, will finish film on injured climberRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | NJ.com

    Members of a documentary film crew from New Jersey are among the survivors of an earthquake and avalanche that has killed thousands of people on and around Mount Everest, but the subject of their film was injured in the disaster. According to Meredith Gaito, a West Milford resident who graduated from Montclair State University's film program in December, the subject of her first documentary is one man's inspirational quest to climb Everest.

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  9. Volcano's lava lake risesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Fox News

    The lava lake at the summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano rose over the weekend, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, reaching within 13 feet of its Overlook crater rim on Sunday. The lava lake had risen 26 feet since Saturday, scientists reported, coming within 13 feet of spilling over the Overlook crater rim onto the floor of the Halema`uma`u crater.

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  10. Nepal quake: Kiwi families wait for newsRead the original story

    51 min ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A Nepalese policeman tries to clear the rubble with his hands while looking for survivors at the compound of a collapsed temple, in the aftermath of Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo by Reuters Three days after the deadly earthquake that claimed more than 3700 lives, several New Zealand families continue to wait for news of their loved ones.

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  11. Kiwi's Everest escapeRead the original story

    52 min ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Terrified New Zealand Everest trekker Elizabeth Farrington crouched down behind a big rock and clung to it for protection when Saturday's deadly avalanche blasted down on to the Khumbu Glacier. The 24-year-old West Aucklander was walking up the glacier, and was on a rock outcrop at 5200m, about 30 minutes' walk from the base camp, when the first earthquake struck about noon Nepal time.

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  12. Nepal Quake: Mum's relief as son is found - but still strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Daily Echo

    A HAMPSHIRE mum has spoken of her relief as her son was found after the huge earthquake which shook Nepal. Now, Adam's mum Margaret has spoken of her relief after the 45-year-old finally made contact with her today.

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  13. 'Lunch-n-Learn' features AkisanyaRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Daily EnterpriseDr. Abiodun Akisanya spoke to a crowd of approximately 20 during a Lunch-n-Learn event held at the Harlan ARH Hospital on Friday. His topic was the importance of vaccinating your children.

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  14. How to help Nepal earthquake victimsRead the original story

    53 min ago | KSL-TV

    NEPAL — Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. This Utah-based organization is working with villages in Lamjung, Nepal.

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    54 min ago | The Washington Post

    Even in the aftermath of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which killed thousands and displaced countless more, it has been difficult to come to grips with the scale of the calamity. Days after the quake rocked the capital, Kathmandu, destroying irreplaceable heritage sites , rescuers and response teams still struggled to reach the country's remote outlying districts , where whole villages are feared to have been wiped off the map.

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  16. LOOK: Historic Nepal Sites Before And After The QuakeRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | National Public Radio

    More than 4,000 people are dead in Nepal after the devastating earthquake that hit the country over the weekend. The human toll of the quake is massive, but the temblor has also damaged some of Kathmandu's most historic structures.

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  17. Selfie enthusiasts criticised for pictures amongst Nepal's wrecked monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Daily Mail

    Not clear how many people were killed in tower in quake-hit city, but it was said to have been filled with tourists It is a saddening site of great human and cultural loss following Nepal's devastating earthquake that has killed at least 4,000 people. But dozens of people have been clambering around the debris of the famed Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu to take selfies in front of the wreckage.

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  18. Lower back pain something of an evolutionary hangoverRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Canada.com

    The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. Cleanup begins after the Calbuco volcano, which has been dormant for more than four decades, had two large eruptions in recent days SFU researcher Kimberly Plomp using a Microscribe digitising arm to capture 3D landmarks of a human vertebrae.

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  19. Accused B.C. terrorist said he'd die for man he thought was a high-ranking terroristRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Canada.com

    The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. Cleanup begins after the Calbuco volcano, which has been dormant for more than four decades, had two large eruptions in recent days The jury in John Nuttall's trial heard him explaining on the recording to an officer - who was posing as a high-ranking terrorist - why he wanted the C4 explosive material VANCOUVER - A B.C. Supreme Court has heard recordings of an accused terrorist begging a man to supply plastic explosives so he could fight the infidels and non-believers.

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  20. Federal Way's World Vision responds to deadly Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Kent Reporter

    Federal Way-based World Vision sent a team of 205 staff to Nepal to assess the damage in rural areas after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed over 3,700 people. A couple World Vision staff from Federal Way are also heading to Nepal today to help with relief efforts, said Amy Parodi, media relations director for World Vision.

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