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Tornadoes kill at least five people in Texas

At least five people have been killed by tornadoes in Texas as heavy storms move across parts of the US.

At least five people have been killed by tornadoes in Texas as heavy storms move across parts of the US.

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Landslide buries Kyrgyzstan village, 24 feared dead

At least 24 people including nine children were feared dead after a devastating landslide swept through a village in southern Kyrgyzstan early on Saturday, officials…

At least 24 people including nine children were feared dead after a devastating landslide swept through a village in southern Kyrgyzstan early on Saturday, officials…

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Powerful quake hits Chile, no deaths reported

Chile’s been rocked by a major earthquake, but there are no reports of any deaths or serious damage.

Chile’s been rocked by a major earthquake, but there are no reports of any deaths or serious damage.

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Second deadly landslide in a month rocks Colombia

A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…

A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…

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Floods in Iran kill at least 35

At least 35 people have died and eight are reported missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods in north-west Iran.

At least 35 people have died and eight are reported missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods in north-west Iran.

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Search for survivors after Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide

A landslide at a rubbish dump near the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has killed at least 16 people and injured over a dozen, according to health and military…

A landslide at a rubbish dump near the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has killed at least 16 people and injured over a dozen, according to health and military…

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New Zealand Cyclone Cook moves off South island

“The worst is over”, meteorologist John Crouch announced as Cyclone Cook moved off New Zealand’s south Island.

“The worst is over”, meteorologist John Crouch announced as Cyclone Cook moved off New Zealand’s south Island.

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360° Aid Zone Philippines: Building back better

Carpenters in the Philippines are building the future location of the farmers’ association in the municipality of Bayabas.

Carpenters in the Philippines are building the future location of the farmers’ association in the municipality of Bayabas.

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Philippines: Learning to weather a storm

In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Since then global funding has helped the island country develop a solid risk reduction programme.

In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Since then global funding has helped the island country develop a solid risk reduction programme.

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Cyclone Cook hits New Zealand

New Zealand's north island is being hit by Cyclone Cook, which many fear will be the severest storm in generations.

New Zealand's north island is being hit by Cyclone Cook, which many fear will be the severest storm in generations.

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Colombian landslide death toll rises to 290

As the death toll rises, rescue workers are rushing to bury identified bodies in the town of Macoa as soon as possible, to stop the spread of infection.

As the death toll rises, rescue workers are rushing to bury identified bodies in the town of Macoa as soon as possible, to stop the spread of infection.

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Colombia begins to bury its dead

Colombia is beginning to bury its dead as rescuers continue to search for victims of the weekend’s flooding and landslides.

Colombia is beginning to bury its dead as rescuers continue to search for victims of the weekend’s flooding and landslides.

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Death toll after mudslides in Colombia rises to more than 250

The number of people killed in flooding and mudslides in Colombia has now risen to more than 250, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for.

The number of people killed in flooding and mudslides in Colombia has now risen to more than 250, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for.

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Death toll rises in Colombia mudslide

Families and rescuers claw through the debris in search of victims in Colombia's deadly mudslide

Families and rescuers claw through the debris in search of victims in Colombia's deadly mudslide

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More than 250 killed in Colombia landslide

The death toll has risen above 250 following a giant landslide that sent mud and debris crashing onto homes in southwest Colombia.

The death toll has risen above 250 following a giant landslide that sent mud and debris crashing onto homes in southwest Colombia.

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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.