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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Storms hamper recovery efforts in tornado-devastated Oklahoma

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moore Residents in devastated Oklahoma City suburb pick up the pieces amid lightning and flash floods as one young victim is laid to rest Storms hamper tornado ... state of Oklahoma. Heavy rain and lightning at dawn upset recovery efforts in Moore on Thursday, with police at one point closing streets in the city of 56,000 as they were hit by flash floods. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1245270/storms-hamper-recovery-efforts-tornado-devastated-oklahoma
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US wildfire managers considering help from military, foreign countries

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 09:24am by Reuters in Salmon, Idaho

    ... and the Northern Rockies posed by storm systems likely to bring lightning and strong winds. US fire managers this week opened the way to potentially seeking military aid and gaining firefighting resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298774/us-wildfire-managers-considering-help-military-foreign-countries
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Convoy of white hearses return 19 fallen US firefighters

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... blackened 3,400 hectares of hills and ravines since it was sparked by lightning on June 28. The fire was reported 90 per cent contained on Sunday. US Vice-President Joe Biden is expected to attend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1278099/convoy-white-hearses-return-19-fallen-us-firefighters
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Raging US wildfires prompt more evacuations

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 10:57am by Reuters in Denver

    ... issued evacuation and pre-evacuation notices for residents south and west of the fire for 48km to the New Mexico border.  In the foothills west of Denver, a smouldering lightning-sparked wildfire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1265668/raging-us-wildfires-prompt-more-evacuations
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Arizona wildfires kill 19 elite firefighters, destroy 200 homes

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... involving firefighters as the 1994 Storm King Fire in Colorado. It killed 14 firefighters who were overtaken by a sudden explosion of flames. The Arizona fire, started Friday by a lightning strike, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1273316/arizona-wildfires-kill-19-elite-firefighters-destroy-200-homes
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Arizona wildfire rages after engulfing 19 firefighters

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... to have been ignited by lightning and fanned by high winds, broke out on Friday and has swept across 2,000 acres, spreading rapidly through the dry, forested area. Officials said that the incident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1273098/arizona-wildfire-rages-after-engulfing-19-firefighters
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tornado survivors describe terror of sheltering in buildings being ripped apart

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... in the closet and I heard something like a train coming," she said under skies still flashing with lightning. The house was flattened and Lay was buried in the rubble for two hours until her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1243052/it-sounded-train-coming
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Survivors pulled from Oklahoma tornado debris as toll falls

    Posted May 21st 2013, 07:39pm by Reuters

    ... examiner. “There was a lot of chaos,” she said. Thunderstorms and lightning slowed the rescue effort on Tuesday and made conditions tough for families left with nothing but the clothes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1242869/intense-rescue-efforts-91-feared-dead-tornado-hit-oklahoma
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Inferno prompts state of emergency

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... guests not to come after losing power for five days. The lightning-sparked fire was threatening Mineral after crews had turned it away from two small communities to the west, Shingletown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1021916/inferno-prompts-state-emergency

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