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September 01, 2014
Death toll from Hiroshima landslides reaches 50: police
Tokyo (AFP) Aug 24, 2014
The death toll from devastating midweek landslides in Hiroshima rose to 50 with 38 others missing on Sunday as fresh rain stoked fears of more disasters and hampered the round-the-clock search for survivors. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called off a planned inspection tour of the western Japan city by helicopter on the day as his presence was feared to further complicate the search and rescue mission as rain intensified, media reports said. Abe, 59, has been criticised by opposition parties and som ... read more

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Four dead, several missing in Japan landslides
At least four people have been killed and several more are missing as heavy rain triggered landslides in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima, rescuers said Wednesday, while local media reported the death toll has reached seven. ... more
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Beer shortage and heatwave spells misery for Cubans
Cuba has been hit by a severe beer shortage during one of its hottest summers on record, sparking hoarding and driving thirsty drinkers to pay greatly inflated prices. ... more
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New research links tornado strength, frequency to climate change
New research by a Florida State University geography professor shows that climate change may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States. Publish ... more
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India searches for 600 missing fishermen after storm
India's coast guard was on Monday launching a search for some 600 fishermen who have not made contact after a storm overnight in the Bay of Bengal, an official said. ... more
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Japan heatwave kills 15, thousands hospitalised
Sweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rushed to hospital with heatstroke symptoms, official figures showed Tuesday. ... more
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More than 150 feared dead in India monsoon landslide
The death toll from a major landslide Wednesday in western India was expected to exceed 150, a health official said, after heavy monsoon rains sent mud and rocks tumbling onto homes. ... more
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K computer runs largest ever ensemble simulation of global weather
Ensemble forecasting is a key part of weather forecasting today. Computers typically run multiple simulations, called ensembles, using slightly different initial conditions or assumptions, and then ... more
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One killed, several hurt as lightning strikes Venice Beach
At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured Sunday when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach of southern California, officials said. ... more
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Heatstroke kills three in Japan, thousands hospitalised
Sweltering temperatures across Japan have left at least three people dead and 3,000 others taken to hospital with heatstroke in the course of a week, officials said Wednesday. ... more
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Mudslides kill 14 in southwest China, 11 missing
Fourteen people were killed and 11 others are still missing after mudslides swept through two villages in southwest China on Monday following days of heavy rain, state news agency Xinhua reported. ... more
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China lightning, floods and landslides leave dozens dead
Dozens of people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said. ... more
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Lightning, floods leave 20 dead in rain-hit China
At least 20 people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said. ... more
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New heat stroke guidelines: cool first then transport
As summer football practices approach - and eventually late summer "two-a-days" - the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) thought it was a good time to update their guidelines for preventing and treating heat stroke. ... more
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Canada tornado destroys up to 100 small town homes
A tornado Tuesday afternoon destroyed or badly damaged up to 100 homes in Canada's Ontario province, authorities said Wednesday after surveying the devastation. ... more
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NOAA retires NOAA-16 polar satellite
After more than 13 years of helping predict weather and climate patterns and save lives in search and rescue operations, NOAA has announced it has turned off the NOAA-16 Polar-Orbiting Environmental ... more
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International experiment to change global weather forecasts: New Zealand scientists
Scientists from five countries on Friday began one of the biggest ever scientific experiments in New Zealand, with the aim of significantly improving global weather forecasts. About 200 scient ... more
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Freak storms in Germany kill at least six: police
Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said Tuesday. ... more
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Delhi heatwave prompts crisis measures to save power
The New Delhi government was cutting power at shopping malls and turning off street lights as the mercury soared to avoid a repeat of a power crisis two years ago, an official said Monday. ... more
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Tehran warned of new sandstorm as death toll hits five
Iranian authorities warned on Tuesday of harsh weather conditions across the country, a day after a freak sandstorm with record winds killed five people in Tehran. ... more
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Freak Tehran sandstorm kills four, dozens injured
A huge sandstorm and record winds killed at least four people Monday in Tehran, plunging Iran's capital into darkness during rush hour and forcing thousands to run for cover. ... more
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Japan heatwave kills two, hundreds taken to hospital
Two people have been killed and hundreds treated in hospital after a weekend heatwave swept over Japan, officials and reports said Sunday. ... more
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Two GOES-R Instruments Complete Spacecraft Integration
Two of the six instruments that will fly on NOAA's first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R (GOES-R) satellite have completed integration with the spacecraft. The Solar Ultr ... more
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Storms in China leave 26 dead, 10 missing
Storms in southern and central China have left at least 26 people dead and 10 missing, state media said Monday, as emergency measures were taken to deal with the extreme weather. ... more
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Taking weather forecasting into the future
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