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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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Flash floods kill one woman and bring chaos to southern Spain

Severe flash flooding in southern Spain has has left one woman dead and forced authorities to issue a ‘‘red alert’‘, the country’s highest public safety…

Severe flash flooding in southern Spain has has left one woman dead and forced authorities to issue a ‘‘red alert’‘, the country’s highest public safety…

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Freezing weather hits eastern Europe

Emergency teams in Poland are racing to restore power following high winds and heavy snow.

Emergency teams in Poland are racing to restore power following high winds and heavy snow.

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Italy: drone footage shows extent of landslide damage

Drone footage released on Sunday (November 27) shows the extent of the devastation caused by severe flooding and landslides in parts of Italy’s Liguria region.

Drone footage released on Sunday (November 27) shows the extent of the devastation caused by severe flooding and landslides in parts of Italy’s Liguria region.

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Italy: landslides feared

Torrential rain and flooding over the last few days could still cause landslides in northwest Italy.

Torrential rain and flooding over the last few days could still cause landslides in northwest Italy.

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Floods cause havoc and victims in northern Italy

A state of disaster has been declared in two regions after severe flooding that has left at least one person dead and others missing.

A state of disaster has been declared in two regions after severe flooding that has left at least one person dead and others missing.

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Torrential rains cause widespread flooding in northern Italy

Little more than two weeks after Italian scientists warned that climate change had put much of the country at risk of flooding, parts of the northwest have been inundated by heavy…

Little more than two weeks after Italian scientists warned that climate change had put much of the country at risk of flooding, parts of the northwest have been inundated by heavy…

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First November snow in Tokyo for 54 years

The Japanese capital does see snow at least once a year, it usually falls in January or February and rarely accumulates for long.

The Japanese capital does see snow at least once a year, it usually falls in January or February and rarely accumulates for long.

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Hurricane Otto bears down on Costa Rica

A late-season storm in the Caribbean has been upgraded to a hurricane as authorities in Panama reported at least four people had been killed and several were…

A late-season storm in the Caribbean has been upgraded to a hurricane as authorities in Panama reported at least four people had been killed and several were…

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Making the most of precious water in Morocco

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

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World set for new heat record

World set for a new heat record in 2016 Will Donald Trump pull out of Paris Climate deal?

World set for a new heat record in 2016 Will Donald Trump pull out of Paris Climate deal?

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Hurricane Matthew aftermath

Humanitarian agencies still assess the needs of people in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew.

Humanitarian agencies still assess the needs of people in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew.

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Tornado tears up Oregon beach town

A tornado struck an Oregon beach town in the US on Friday, toppling powerlines and trees as strong winds and heavy rain hammered the Pacific Northwest.

A tornado struck an Oregon beach town in the US on Friday, toppling powerlines and trees as strong winds and heavy rain hammered the Pacific Northwest.

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Matthew rolls across east US coastline

Deadly hurricane Matthew has lost some of its punch after it made landfall in the US state of South Carolina.

Deadly hurricane Matthew has lost some of its punch after it made landfall in the US state of South Carolina.

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USA: Plane hits eye of Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew pelted Florida with heavy rains as the deadly storm steamed ever closer to the coast with catastrophic winds of 209 kilometres per hour.

Hurricane Matthew pelted Florida with heavy rains as the deadly storm steamed ever closer to the coast with catastrophic winds of 209 kilometres per hour.

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'This storm will kill you': Florida braces for Hurricane Matthew

Florida's governor issued a stark warning - "Do not surf, do not go to the beach, this storm will kill you," as the Sunshine State prepares for the Category 4 hurricane.

Florida's governor issued a stark warning - "Do not surf, do not go to the beach, this storm will kill you," as the Sunshine State prepares for the Category 4 hurricane.