Category: Weather, Natural Disasters

Dozens Dead in Afghanistan Flooding

Flooding Afghanistan April 19 2016

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(SOURCE)  At least 38 people have been killed as flash flooding swept through remote areas of northern Afghanistan Monday evening, Afghan officials say. 

The officials said Monday that the flash floods struck the provinces of Takhar, Badghis and Samangan. Heavy rains have also hit the capital, Kabul, with no major damages.

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Widespread Flooding, Dozens of Water Rescues Reported in Houston Area

In this aerial photo, homes are surrounded by floodwaters from the nearby Sabine River following recent heavy rains, Tuesday, March 15, 2016, in Deweyville, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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Japan earthquakes make locals panic buy supplies until the shelves are empty

Japanese locals panic buy supplies until the shelves are empty, leaving many to queue up for food and water after two deadly earthquakes

Japanese locals panic buy supplies until the shelves are empty, leaving many to queue up for food and water after two deadly earthquakes

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Chile landslides pollute rivers, leaving three million Santiago residents without water

Three million people left without water in Santiago after supply rivers are polluted by landslides

Santiago residents have been stocking up on bottled water after storms polluted the city’s main supplies. AFP: Vladimir Rodas

Three million residents in the Chilean capital Santiago have been left without clean water after landslides caused by heavy rains polluted the rivers supplying the city

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Surviving Coming Disaster!

New Orleans, LA. August 28, 2005 -- Residents are bringing their belongings and lining up to get into the Superdome which has been opened as a hurricane shelter in advance of hurricane Katrina. Most residents have evacuated the city and those left behind do not have transportation. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

New Orleans, LA. August 28, 2005 — Residents are bringing their belongings and lining up to get into the Superdome which has been opened as a hurricane shelter in advance of hurricane Katrina. Most residents have evacuated the city and those left behind do not have transportation. Marty Bahamonde/FEMA

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Ecuador Earthquake: State of Emergency Declared After at Least 77 Killed

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Rescue workers work to pull out survivors trapped in a collapsed building after a huge earthquake struck, in the city of Manta early on April 17, 2016. Photo: Ariel Ochoa/AFP/Getty Images

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