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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Say goodbye to unusually warm Lunar New Year as temperatures plunge in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 10:15am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Cooling down Children buried themselves in the sand at Repulse Bay Beach on Monday to beat the heat, as the mercury hit 25 degrees Celsius on the fourth day of the Lunar New Year. Temperatures reached 28 degrees in parts of the New Territories as sunny and cloudless skies prevailed over most of southern China. But the warm weather won't last, with temperatures ...

  2. News - Asia

    Desperation in Tacloban, city at eye of storm, as food and water run short

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:46am by AFP

    ... machines?" Meanwhile, confused men, women and children walked aimlessly along roads strewn with overturned cars and felled power lines, some gagging from the stench of rotting flesh. A team ...

  3. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Typhoon Nari kills 13 in Philippines

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... typhoon victims, the disaster council's spokesman, Rey Balido, said. Elsewhere in central Luzon, an elderly woman and four children were crushed to death when trees crashed onto two houses and a vehicle, while the wall of a school collapsed and crushed an old man to death. Two children and an elderly person drowned in a flooded village, while the body of a fisherman who had gone to sleep ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Tropical storm Rumbia due to swing south of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... of Guangdong, and more than 20mm of rainfall was recorded over parts of the city yesterday afternoon. There were no reports of flooding or injuries. Kindergartens, as well as schools for children with physical disabilities and schools for children with intellectual disabilities were suspended. Tropical storm Rumbia due to swing south of HK ...

  5. News - World - WEATHER

    Colorado families stranded by floods watch waters rise and wait for help

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... ground, Sangelo decided to leave his wife, Lisa, and their two children and try to walk two miles to town for help, before high water turned him back. On Friday morning, still cut off from all ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Tourists use picture perfect billboard as pollution mars Hong Kong harbour views

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREA CHEN AND AMY NIP

    ... with a clear sky - something many tourists found more appealing than the real view yesterday. Dallas Seager from Australia snapped her children in front of the board, so the family could have a nice ...

  7. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Philippine rescuers race to help typhoon-hit towns after deadly Utor

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 09:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine rescuers searched isolated towns devastated by deadly Typhoon Utor as barefoot children stood among ruined homes, but early preparations appeared ... del Rosario, head of the government’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. First television footage of the impact there showed barefoot children standing expressionless ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tornadoes strike Oklahoma City again, killing at least nine

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... on Friday set off tornadoes and severe flooding that caused widespread damage throughout the region and claimed at least nine victims, including two children. None of the tornadoes were as powerful ... dangerous situation," said Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett. "I think we are still a little shaken by what happened in Moore. We are still burying children and victims, so our emotions ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines storm kills 477, tens of thousands homeless

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... three children and a granddaughter reached the outskirts of the town, which itself had been nearly totally obliterated. Rescuers said they were looking for 380 missing while seeking help ...

  10. News - World - SUPERSTORM SANDY

    Race to find housing for Sandy victims as new storm approaches

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in New York

    ... 110 people died, most in New York and New Jersey, when the massive storm struck last Monday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised schools would reopen this week even if children had to be taken ...




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