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  1. News - World - WEATHER

    Ice daggers threaten New York pedestrians as big chill begins to thaw

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:20pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Some city streets are closed as the thaw from the US big chill leavesmany of the residents watching warily for threats of injury from above Ice daggers ... Several streets around New York's 1 World Trade Centre, the nation's tallest building, were closed on Wednesday morning when wind-blown shards of dagger-shaped ice hit the pavement near ...

  2. News - World - WEATHER

    Snow grounds planes in US northeast, hitting returning Superbowl fans

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:23pm by Reuters

    ... York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. He said the efforts to plough the city's streets were aimed at improving performance in the wake of the cleanup of a big storm in late January. Some residents of Manhattan's tony Upper East Side neighbourhood had claimed their streets were ignored during the storm as part of the mayor's key campaign theme of addressing ...

  3. News - World - WEATHER

    Record freeze set to take hold in US Midwest after snowstorm Hercules

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 01:46pm by AFP

    ... job last Wednesday. "If you want safe, clear streets, stay home," he said. Thousands of domestic and international flights have been cancelled or delayed in several US cities ...

  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Filipinos recount terror of Typhoon Haiyan and liken impact to a tsunami

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:52am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Tacloban Thankful to have survived Typhoon Haiyan, but mourning their losses, Filipinos recall the fury of the gigantic storm Like a tsunami, survivors say Amid a street ... resident said he and others took refuge inside a parked jeep, but the vehicle was swept away by a surging wall of water. "The water was as high as a coconut tree," said Sandy Torotoro, ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Two Japanese tourists die in Great Wall of China storm

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 01:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Two elderly Japanese tourists died and another was missing after being trapped in sudden, heavy snowstorms during a visit to the Great Wall of China, state media reported on Monday. Two women, aged 62 and 68, were confirmed dead, and a 76-year-old Japanese man remained missing on a snow-covered mountain near the wall in China’s northern Hebei ...

  6. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Typhoon Nari kills 13 in Philippines

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

    ... sheets clattering across the yard," she said. As Nari dumped rain inland, a wall of mud fell on a police barracks near the town of Magalang, killing an officer awaiting deployment to rescue ... 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 ...

  7. News - World - WEATHER

    Storm wreaks havoc across Britain, France and the Netherlands

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:51am by Reuters

    ... and a woman were found dead in west London after several houses were damaged in a suspected gas explosion on a street where the storm blew a tree down. London police said the tree may have damaged gas ...

  8. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Cyclone Phailin forces evacuation of 550,000 people on India's east coast

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 04:17pm by Reuters

    ... the walls of her mud house collapsed. Electricity went out in several towns. "We are fortunate that we are here ... we saved our lives," said Narayan Haldar, huddled with 1,300 people ...

  9. News - China - WEATHER

    Fitow's remnants continue to batter Zhejiang province

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... been flooded, Xinhua reported. A flood-prevention wall on the Huangpu River, which flows through the city, collapsed on Tuesday. There were no casualties reported from the collapse. ...

  10. News - China - WEATHER

    Fujian, Zhejiang reel in wake of Typhoon Fitow

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:27am by Agence France-Presse

    ... authorities told to prepare harbour facilities and sea walls for high tides. In Zhejiang more than 35,000 boats returned to harbour while in Fujian nearly 30,000 vessels were called back, according ...




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