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Torrential rains to continue in flood-hit Peru

The floods have claimed at least 78 lives and a state of emergency has been declared covering half of the country.

The floods have claimed at least 78 lives and a state of emergency has been declared covering half of the country.

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Residents saved from muddy torrents in Peru floods

Rescue workers used ropes and pulleys to evacuate people from a district near Lima, as Peru's floods claimed more victims.

Rescue workers used ropes and pulleys to evacuate people from a district near Lima, as Peru's floods claimed more victims.

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Plane flipped over after storm hits airport

A private airport in Kansas City was smashed by a storm which saw planes flipped over and hangers wrecked.

A private airport in Kansas City was smashed by a storm which saw planes flipped over and hangers wrecked.

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'Weather Bomb' mega-storm hits California

A colossal storm has been causing mayhem in California, with torrential rain, flash floods, strong winds and… sinkholes.

A colossal storm has been causing mayhem in California, with torrential rain, flash floods, strong winds and… sinkholes.

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Italy: rescue teams hampered by heavy snowfall

Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.

Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.

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Multiple earthquakes hit central Italy

Multiple earthquakes rock the same area of central Italy devastated by last year's tremors.

Multiple earthquakes rock the same area of central Italy devastated by last year's tremors.

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Typhoon Nock-ten roars through Philippines, killing four people

Storm warnings remained in place in the Philippines on Monday – although Typhoon Nock-ten, which caused at least four deaths over Christmas, had lost most of its…

Storm warnings remained in place in the Philippines on Monday – although Typhoon Nock-ten, which caused at least four deaths over Christmas, had lost most of its…

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Bolivia's once second largest lake completely dry

Bolivia’s once second largest lake is now completely dry after the worst drought in a quarter of a century.

Bolivia’s once second largest lake is now completely dry after the worst drought in a quarter of a century.

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Italy's Renzi vows to rebuild on visit to quake hit town

Italy is stronger than any earthquake, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has declared, on a visit to Camerino, one of the town’s hit by two earthquakes on Wednesday in the centre of the…

Italy is stronger than any earthquake, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has declared, on a visit to Camerino, one of the town’s hit by two earthquakes on Wednesday in the centre of the…