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Bangladesh cyclone toll rises to 10, around 30,000 homes destroyed

Dhaka, Bangladesh | AFP - The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into low-lying areas of Bangladesh has risen to at least 10 people,…
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Papua New Guinea reports more than 2,000 people buried in landslide

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea | AFP - More than 2,000 people have been buried in a Papua New Guinea landslide that destroyed a remote…
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Two dead as cyclone batters Bangladesh and India

Patuakhali | AFP - Fierce gales and crashing waves smashed into the low-lying coast of Bangladesh and India on Monday, as an intense cyclone started…
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At least 15 dead in US tornadoes, storms

Washington, United States | AFP - At least 15 people were killed across the central United States as tornadoes and other extreme storms hit several…
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Cyclone hits Bangladesh as nearly a million flee inland for shelter

By Mohammad MAZED | AFP Patuakhali, Bangladesh (UPDATED) - An intense cyclone smashed into the low-lying coast of Bangladesh on Sunday, with nearly a million…
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Armenia floods kill one, hundreds evacuated

Yerevan, Armenia | AFP - Floods in northern Armenia killed at least two people as they destroyed key roads and bridges, forcing some 200 to…
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Seven young elephants drown in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP - Wildlife authorities in Sri Lanka on Sunday found seven carcasses of young elephants believed to have drowned in the…
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Mexico City records highest-ever temperature of 34.7 C

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP - Mexico City recorded its highest-ever temperature on Saturday when thermometers hit 34.7 degrees Celsius (94.46 degrees Fahrenheit) as a…
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EarthCARE satellite to probe how clouds affect climate

By Juliette Collen | AFP Paris, France - Will clouds help cool or warm our world in the years ahead? The EarthCARE satellite will soon…
SourceSourceMay 26, 2024 Read More
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Gas strategy fuels concerns about the cost of energy

By Dani Alexander, UNSW in Sydney The Australian government's gas strategy has stoked old tensions between advocates of fossil fuels and those who want our reliance on…
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NASA launches ground-breaking climate change satellite

Washington, United States (AFP) - A tiny NASA satellite was launched Saturday from New Zealand with the mission of improving climate change prediction by measuring…
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Low-lying Maldives seeks easier funding to battle waves

Malé, Maldives (AFP) - The Maldives on Saturday demanded international funding to battle rising sea levels, saying the low-lying Indian Ocean archipelago was being unfairly…
SourceSourceMay 25, 2024 Read More