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Asteroid ZU1CE58 about to flyby Earth at 0.01 LD

A newly discovered asteroid currently designated as ZU1CE58 is expected to flyby Earth at a very close distance of about 0.01 LD (7 270 km / 4 517 miles) above Earth's surface. The flyby is expected at 14:46 UTC on October 19, 2018. Asteroid ZU1CE50 will make a...

October 19, 2018

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Extreme rainfall, potentially deadly floods target Spain

Extreme weather conditions are expected across the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands from October 18 - 21, 2018. The event follows devastating floods that claimed 13 lives in Mallorca and another 13 in neighboring France over the past couple of days. There...

October 18, 2018

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Deadly floods hit Texas after extreme rainfall, state of emergency declared

Central Texas received extreme rainfall over the past couple of days leading to major floods that claimed a life of at least one person and forced authorities to declare a state of emergency for 18. Texas governor urged "all Texans to take their safety into...

October 17, 2018

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Deadly floods hit Yemen, widespread destruction after Luban makes landfall

At least 3 people have been killed and dozens were injured after Tropical Cyclone "Luban" made landfall between Mukalla and Al Ghaidahnear, Yemen's Al Mahrah province on October 14, 2018. This is the 5th named storm of the 2018 North Indian Ocean...

October 16, 2018

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Red alert in Aude, massive flash floods leave at least 14 dead, schools closed, France

Meteo France issued Red alert for rain and flooding for the department of Aude in southwestern France early Monday, October 15, 2018. The region received exceptional amounts of rain in just several hours, causing major flash flooding in which at least 13 people lost...

October 15, 2018

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Severe flash floods and landslides leave at least 27 dead, dozens missing across Sumatra, Indonesia

At least 27 people have been killed and dozens are still missing after heavy rain caused severe flash flooding and landslides across the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The worst affected was North Sumatra with 18 reported casualties, West Sumatra with 8, and Riau...

October 14, 2018

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Cyclone "Titli" aftermath: trail of destruction, dozens dead and missing, farming sector worst affected

Severe Cyclonic Storm "Titli" slammed into the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and moved into Odisha late October 10 into October 11, 2018. The storm brought winds of 150 km/h (90 mph) and flooding rainfall, wreaking havoc across Andra Pradesh, Odisha and...

October 14, 2018

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Leslie hits Portugal as the strongest storm since 1842, 300 000 homes without power

The defiant Leslie is still a hurricane and is heading directly toward landfall in central Portugal on October 13, 2018. Dangerous winds, surf, and heavy rainfall will affect portions of Portugal and Spain later today and Sunday. Leslie is defying historical...

October 13, 2018

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At least 43 dead after massive landslide hits Bududa district, eastern Uganda

At least 43 people have been killed and 21 others injured Thursday, October 11, 2018, after what officials described as 'massive landslide' hit eastern Uganda's Bududa district. The event reportedly affected 4 villages. This mountainous region is...

October 12, 2018

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Hurricane "Michael" leaves 30 dead, widespread destruction and 1.5 million homes without power, US

Hurricane "Michael" made landfall in Florida Panhandle around 17:00 UTC on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, leaving at least 30 people dead and 1.5 million homes without power. "It was like an atomic bomb," one resident said. Michel is now the most...

October 12, 2018

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Severe Cyclonic Storm "Luban" nearly stationary in Arabian Sea, landfall expected in Yemen

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Luban" is currently nearly stationary cyclone over westcentral Arabian Sea. Its center is located about 500 km (310 miles) ESE of Salalah, Oman, 490 km (304 miles) ENE of Socotra Islands, Yemen and 670 km (416 miles) ESE of...

October 11, 2018

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Titli" about to slam into India, Red alerts issued

Tropical Cyclone "Titli," the 5th named storm of the 2018 North Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season, has rapidly strengthened on October 10 and is now classified as Very Severe Cyclonic Storm. The season has no official bounds, but cyclones tend to form...

October 10, 2018

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At least 12 killed after massive flash floods hit Mallorca, 5 months' worth of rain in 2 hours, Spain

More than 230 mm (9 inches) of rain fell on Mallorca, Spain's Balearic Islands on October 9, 2018, causing one of the worst flash floods the island has seen in 25 years. At least 12 people have been killed and 6 others are still missing. The worst affected was...

October 10, 2018

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Michael makes landfall as extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, the strongest ever to hit Florida Panhandle

​​Potentially catastrophic Hurricane "Michael" is heading toward the Florida Panhandle. Life-threatening storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfall are imminent, NHC said 12:00 UTC (07:00 UTC). It's very likely that this storm will make...

October 10, 2018

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The Watchers News Brief: October 9, 2018

SE Iran sandstorm injures 145 A total of 145 people asked for medical attention in southeastern Iran's Sistan-Balustan Province on October 7 due to respiratory problems caused by a sandstorm. 27 of them were hospitalized. The winds in the province reached 104...

October 10, 2018

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11 dead after flash floods and mudslides hit Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala

Heavy rain produced by two low pressure systems along Central America and the Caribbean affected Central American countries over the weekend, resulting in flash floods and mudslides across western Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and the coast of...

October 09, 2018

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Extreme rainfall, unprecedented flash floods wreak havoc, leave 7 dead in northern Iran

At least 7 people have been killed after extremely heavy rain caused 'unprecedented' flash floods and landslides in Iranian provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan over the past few days. Authorities said northern provinces experienced worst rains in at...

October 07, 2018