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Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies
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Australia bushfires: At least 24 people killed, over six mn hectares of land lost; Victoria extends 'state of disaster' as threat intensifies

In South Australia's Kangaroo Island, the bushfire threat on Thursday was escalated with 'a watch and act warning' issued for a fire near Parndana which according to the Country Fire Service (CFS) was uncontrolled and was burning in a southeasterly direction threatening the safety of people in the area.

Respite from Australian bushfire unlikely as weathermen rule out significant rain; temperatures may soar for few more months
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Respite from Australian bushfire unlikely as weathermen rule out significant rain; temperatures may soar for few more months

Australia’s weather agency sees no sign of cooler weather or significant rainfall in the next few months, an unwelcome forecast for authorities who have warned that only a large downpour will halt bushfires sweeping across the country

Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world
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Australia Fires: How you can help people, wildlife affected by the wildfire from anywhere in the world

The deadly wildfires, fanned by wind and fueled by scorching heat, are raging across the southeast of the country.

Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities
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Australia Fires: Military deployed to keep deadly fires from spreading further — 'It's an atomic bomb,' say authorities

Authorities claim that the evacuations are likely the largest peacetime maritime rescue operation in Australian history.

Rain-related incidents claim 114 lives in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala; situation improves in Madhya Pradesh, Odisha
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Rain-related incidents claim 114 lives in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala; situation improves in Madhya Pradesh, Odisha

Floods claimed 114 lives in western and southern parts of India. Rescue operations are underway in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.

Maharashtra floods Updates: Over four lakh rescued, 761 villages affected; state gets more than double rainfall received in 2005
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Maharashtra floods Updates: Over four lakh rescued, 761 villages affected; state gets more than double rainfall received in 2005

Maharashtra floods latest updates | Over four lakh people have been moved to safety from the flood-hit parts of Maharashtra, including 3.78 lakh from the worst-hit Kolhapur and Sangli districts where the water level started receding on Saturday, reported PTI.

Rivers cross danger mark as incessant rains batter Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh; army, navy, IAF, NDRF conduct rescue ops
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Rivers cross danger mark as incessant rains batter Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh; army, navy, IAF, NDRF conduct rescue ops

Heavy rainfall and relentless floods threw normal life out of gear in various states, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, with 28 people dead in rain-related incidents in Kerala

Heavy Rains and Floods Updates: Two IAF choppers deployed for rescue operations in Belagavi, nine dead in Karnataka
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Heavy Rains and Floods Updates: Two IAF choppers deployed for rescue operations in Belagavi, nine dead in Karnataka

Heavy Rains and Floods Updates: The Maharashtra district administration in Sangli said that nine people had died in the rescue boat capsizing accident while three were feared drowned.

Heavy rains continue to lash parts of country: Several states grapple with floods, Maharashtra reports 16 deaths
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Heavy rains continue to lash parts of country: Several states grapple with floods, Maharashtra reports 16 deaths

The Southwest Monsoon is in its full fury, causing heavy rainfall in several pockets across India. Parts of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh received heavy rainfall on Thursday.

India rains: Karnataka announces holiday for schools, colleges today due to heavy downpour; Red alert issued in three districts of Kerala
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India rains: Karnataka announces holiday for schools, colleges today due to heavy downpour; Red alert issued in three districts of Kerala

Southwest Monsoon is in its full fury, causing heavy rainfall in several pockets across the country

Cyclone drill nailed, firm up other defences
India

Cyclone drill nailed, firm up other defences

While the proficiency in handling of cyclones is a matter of great solace, lack of preparedness in dealing with earthquakes is a serious concern

Fire breaks out at Kolkata hospital's pharmacy department, doused hours later with no casualties; 250 patients evacuated
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Fire breaks out at Kolkata hospital's pharmacy department, doused hours later with no casualties; 250 patients evacuated

At least 250 patients were evacuated and were declared are safe, and no casualties have been reported from the fire at Kolkata's Medical College and Hospital.

Kerala floods: Pinarayi Vijayan govt submits memorandum seeking Rs 4,700cr from Centre as compensation for damage
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Kerala floods: Pinarayi Vijayan govt submits memorandum seeking Rs 4,700cr from Centre as compensation for damage

At least 488 people have died in Kerala due to the rains and floods this monsoon, which hit 14 districts of the state. The Kerala government has sent a memorandum to the Home Ministry giving details about the loss of human life, properties, infrastructure and crops and sought about Rs 4,700 crore as compensation, a senior government official said.

Kerala, After The Flood: As state turns into land of great tragedy; life won’t be the same for residents again
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Kerala, After The Flood: As state turns into land of great tragedy; life won’t be the same for residents again

It's been just over a week now since floods ravaged Kerala. From Mumbai, I finally managed to get on a train to my home state (Kochi airport, the nearest to my home, is closed till the end of the month)

Kerala, After The Flood: Despite Pinarayi Vijayan's denial, govt mismanagement and negligence can't be ruled out
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Kerala, After The Flood: Despite Pinarayi Vijayan's denial, govt mismanagement and negligence can't be ruled out

If it was mismanagement in controlling the water from Idukki dam that sent the Periyar into Kochi city in Kerala, in Pathanamthitta and especially Pandanad which saw the deepest of the miseries, it was the sheer failure of an early warning system

Ten-year-old girl saves 16 lives in fire at Mumbai’s Crystal Tower by creating air purifiers out of cotton
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Ten-year-old girl saves 16 lives in fire at Mumbai’s Crystal Tower by creating air purifiers out of cotton

Zen Sadavarte, who was present inside the Mumbai building when the fire broke out, said that as soon as her family saw the smoke entering their house, she opened the windows and knocked on her neighbours' doors to alert them.

Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes
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Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes

Evacuation orders are still in place across the Bago, Karen, Mon and Taninthari provinces in Myanmar, with 36 dams and reservoirs overflowing.

Water level in Yamuna river stays over danger mark for fourth consecutive day, evacuation process still ongoing
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Water level in Yamuna river stays over danger mark for fourth consecutive day, evacuation process still ongoing

More than 10,000 people have been evacuated due to rising water levels and shifted to safer places, and 1,149 tents have been set up to accommodate them.

Thailand cave rescue updates: Official says four boys saved, operations to resume in 10-20 hours
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Thailand cave rescue updates: Official says four boys saved, operations to resume in 10-20 hours

The Thailand youth football team will be brought out of the Tham Luang cave in groups of four.

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroys hundreds of homes in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland; no injuries reported
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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroys hundreds of homes in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland; no injuries reported

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds of homes, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week.