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france deadly flood dec 2019

Heavy rain batters southern France, causing new wave of deadly floods

Torrential rain has once again battered southern France on December 1, 2019, resulting in deadly floods that killed 5 people, including 3 emergency workers killed after their helicopter crashed near Marseille. The event occurred just a week after devastating floods...

December 02, 2019

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Jammu and Kashmir receives 171% excess rain in October, November - Kashmir's heaviest November snow in 40 years

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) received 188 mm (7 inches) of precipitation during October and November 2019, making it 171% above usual. On November 6 and 7 this year, Kashmir also saw its heaviest November snow in four decades. According to the MeT Department, summer...

December 02, 2019

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Heavy rain spawns severe floods in Sinaloa and Chihuahua, Mexico

Heavy rain has battered portions of northern Mexico over the past days, causing severe flooding in the Sinaloa and Chihuahua states from Thursday to Friday, November 28, 2019 to 29. One person died, while 200 residents have been displaced. The victim was swept away...

December 02, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 05:01 UTC on December 2, 2019 (19:01 LT, December 1). The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60...

December 02, 2019

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Major winter storm affecting the United States on a busy holiday weekend, ice storm warnings in effect

A major winter storm that hammered the western United States and northern Plains with heavy snow and strong winds over the past couple of days has now reached the Great Lakes region. In South Dakota, 9 people were killed after a plane crashed due to severe weather...

December 01, 2019

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Snow engulfs high desert area of Antelope Valley, California

Heavy snow blanketed the Antelope Valley in California as a storm hit the high desert area on November 28, 2019. Palmdale saw more than a dusting of snow with over 76 mm (3 inches) covering the region, while some parts of Lancaster saw more than 127 mm (5 inches) of...

November 30, 2019

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San Francisco ties century-old record for coldest November day as North Bay freezes, California

San Francisco registered 8.8 °C (48 °F) on Thursday, November 28, 2019, and tied with November 27, 1896, for the coldest November day on record. Meanwhile, North Bay dealt with below-freezing temperatures overnight, with Novato Airport hitting -5 °C (23...

November 30, 2019

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Great Falls sets new daily snowfall record on Thanksgiving day, Montana

Great Falls has set a daily snowfall record on Thanksgiving day, November 28, 2019, receiving around 8 inches (196 mm)-- breaking the previous record in 2010 by over 51 mm (2 inches), according to the National Weather Service (NWS). On Black Friday, November 29, the...

November 30, 2019

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Massive avalanche surges down a road in Vallemaggia, Switzerland

A huge avalanche spilled over a portion of the road near the town of Campo in the mountainous region Vallemaggia, Switzerland, on November 23, 2019. The dramatic footage was posted to social media by local authorities. The Federal Office of Meteorology had issued...

November 29, 2019

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349 households destroyed by floods and landslides in Uganda

Continuous heavy rainfall since around the middle of 2019 has led to widespread floods and landslides in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts, Uganda. Red Cross Bundibugyo branch said on November 29, 2019, that over 4 000 people have been affected, and a total of 349...

November 29, 2019

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More than 200 evacuate as unseasonal tides lead to freak floods, Marshall Islands

Over 200 people have been forced to evacuate after freak waves from unseasonal tides sweep across capital city Majuro in the Marshall Islands on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Swells averaging 5 m (16 feet) washed debris onto roads, temporarily blocking access to the...

November 29, 2019

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Denver sees snowiest Thanksgiving since 1979, dense fog on Black Friday, Colorado

Denver residents woke up to 203 mm (8 inches) of snow on Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019, making it the most snow on the ground on the holiday since 1979, according to official statistics at Denver International Airport. Meanwhile, fog covered the city on...

November 29, 2019

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Salvador on high alert as more than a month's worth of rain falls in three hours, Brazil

More than a month's worth of rain fell in a 3-hour period in Salvador, capital of Bahia State on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, putting the city on high alert. The city's Civil Defense said the rain dumped 169 mm (7 inches) of rain in the morning. The monthly...

November 28, 2019

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More than 3 000 vehicles stranded after landslides hit Jammu-Srinagar highway, India

Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the second consecutive day on November 28, 2019, after landslides triggered by heavy rains. According to officials, heavy rain triggered 5 landslides in the Banihal-Ramban section on Wednesday, November 27, leaving...

November 28, 2019

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Strong explosions at Sakurajima volcano, Japan

Strong explosions continue at Sakurajima's Minamidake crater, Japan, with the latest at 11:10 UTC on November 28, 2019. Ash plumes rose up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, or 3.3 km (10 800 feet) above the crater. The Alert Level remains at 3 (on a...

November 28, 2019

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Major snow and cold threaten parts of Atlantic Canada as Colorado low takes unusual path

A significant Colorado low is set to head towards Atlantic Canada early Thursday, November 28, 2019, which is expected to bring snow to spots that have not seen it this fall. Northwest winds behind the system will also blow brisk wind and onshore snow for the...

November 28, 2019

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46 dead after M6.4 quake in Albania which experts say 'likely' struck on a blind fault

At least 46 people were killed and more than 650 others injured after a very strong M6.4 earthquake hit Albania, the strongest in 40 years, on November 26, 2019. Hours after, 300 aftershocks had been registered and a day after, another tremor was registered by USGS...

November 27, 2019