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Met Office`s chief scientist suggests that climate change is likely to be a factor in the extreme weather that has hit much of the UK in recent months.
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Emergency workers evacuated thousands of people across the southern Philippines on Tuesday, including many already made homeless by a typhoon in November, after three days of rain flooded towns and farmland.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 02:09
One man died today and more than 150 people had to be airlifted to safety after floods struck southeastern France, local authorities said.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 04:38
Seven weather disasters, including tornadoes, droughts and floods, cost the United States more than a billion dollars each in damages last year, according to a government report issued on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 07:16
The death toll from flooding that destroyed a small town in southeastern Brazil reached 12, as four more bodies were found, authorities said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 19:46
Around 18,000 people in western Indonesia have had to leave their homes after two rivers burst their banks and flooded thousands of houses, an official said on Monday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 03:37
President Dilma Rousseff on Friday vowed to improve warning systems after touring flood-hit areas of southeast Brazil where 40 people have died following torrential rains.
Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 19:31
India on Monday handed over Rs 374.68 million to Nepal to build embankments on three border rivers to control floods affecting both neighbours.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 12:58
The provisions for statutory clearance for building dams and hydroelectric projects on rivers, especially in the Northeast, are often circumvented and compulsory environmental safeguards not adopted, a report has said.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 10:33
A fierce storm battered northern Europe with hurricane force winds, leaving four people dead or missing, disrupting travel and forcing thousands to flee their homes over fears of the worst tidal surge in decades.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 17:21
With the cyclone Phailin resultant rains and subsequent heavy downpour owing to low pressure causing two spells of flood in the state, Odisha government decided to strengthen the flood forecasting and monitoring system.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 12:06
With Afghanistan`s next presidential election just five months away, authorities say they are facing a possible repeat of the abuses that have discredited the country`s efforts to build a democracy.
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