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July 20, 2016
China to launch 14 new meteorological satellites before 2025
Beijing (XNA) Jul 07, 2016
China will put 14 more meteorological satellites into orbit over the next decade, according to a conference on Monday. By 2025, China plans to launch one Fengyun-II satellite, four Fengyun-IIIs, three Fengyun-IVs and another 6 for multiple meteorological purposes, Wu Yanhua, deputy head of the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence, said at a seminar on Fengyun satellite development. Fengyun satellites are a series of remote-sensing meteorological satel ... read more

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Four, including German national, die in US heatwave
At least four people, including a German man, have died from the blistering heat that has gripped the western United States and sparked wildfires and evacuations across the region, authorities said Monday. ... more
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Death toll from Australian storm rises to four
The death toll from a powerful storm which lashed Australia's east coast and left homes hanging over the edge of the sea rose to four Tuesday, with three people still missing. ... more
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East Australian coast lashed by freak storm
The east coast of Australia, including Sydney, was battered by a freak storm on Sunday with trees uprooted and thousands left without power. ... more
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One dead, several injured as lightning storms hit Europe
One man was killed and several people, including children, were injured Saturday as lightning strikes hit parts of Europe, including a park in Paris and a football pitch in Germany. ... more
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Sri Lanka says 100 missing in landslides are dead
Around 100 people still missing following landslides in Sri Lanka last week are believed dead, authorities said Saturday after failing to find signs of life under tonnes of mud. ... more
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At least 20 dead as landslide sweeps Yemen village
A landslide caused by heavy rain has swept through a village in southwestern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, local media said on Monday. ... more
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India sets new heat record as temperatures soar
Temperatures have soared to a scorching 51 degrees Celsius in one Indian city, meteorologists said Friday, with the ferocious heat setting a new national record. ... more
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Lightning kills 59 people in three days in Bangladesh: official
Lightning strikes have killed an unprecedented 59 people in Bangladesh in three days as tropical thunderstorms hit the country before the annual monsoon, an official said Sunday. ... more
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Indonesia landslide kills 15 students, fears toll could rise: official
Fifteen students holidaying at a popular tourist spot in western Indonesia have been killed in a landslide, an official said Monday, with fears the death toll could rise. ... more
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Storms kill at least 33 in Bangladesh
Fierce tropical storms wreaked havoc across Bangladesh on Thursday, killing more than 30 people, with police attributing many of the deaths to lightning strikes. ... more
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When you see how difficult it is to get even next week's weather forecast right, you can imagine the challenges researchers are faced with when it comes to predicting the weather decades from now. C ... more
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Massive tornadoes rip across Oklahoma, at least two killed
Several massive tornadoes churned above Oklahoma on Monday, killing at least two people, with hail as big as grapefruit hitting the US state, the authorities and US media said. ... more
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