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Isaac near hurricane force, New Orleans prepares The people of New Orleans on Monday prepared themselves for yet another hurricane -- seven years after the fabled city of jazz was swamped by Hurricane Katrina, which left 1,800 dead.
28 августа 2012
Storm lashes Florida, delaying Republican convention Tropical Storm Isaac lashed southern Florida Sunday and was expected to become a hurricane, forcing a one-day delay of the US Republican convention, after killing seven people in Haiti.
27 августа 2012
Typhoon Bolaven heads for Korea after lashing Japan One of the most powerful typhoons in decades churned towards the Korean peninsula Monday after lashing Japan's Okinawa with heavy rains and wind, leaving at least five injured.
27 августа 2012
Haiti faces new tragedy as Storm Isaac swells Haiti braced for a cruel new battering Thursday as Tropical Storm Isaac swept across the Caribbean toward the shattered island, gathering strength and threatening to reach hurricane force.
24 августа 2012
Relief as storm leaves Philippines Tropical Storm Kai-tak blew out of the Philippines on Thursday, offering some relief for millions of people struggling to recover from a brutal few weeks of monsoon rains that claimed 109 lives.
17 августа 2012
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov© Nazarbayev expressed condolences in relation to earthquake in Iran Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed condolences to President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in relation to the earthquake that claimed 306 lives.
14 августа 2012
Iran quake kills 306, search for dead continues Twin earthquakes that devastated rural villages in northwest Iran killed a total of 306 people, most of them women and children.
14 августа 2012
Iran steps up relief efforts after quakes kill 227 Iran on Sunday stepped up relief operations in shattered villages in its northeast after saying rescue operations were completed following a double earthquake which cost 227 lives and injured 1,380 people.
13 августа 2012
Philippines told to brace for more rains Philippine authorities warned Monday an approaching storm could bring more heavy rain to the capital and surrounding areas that are still reeling from devastating floods that have left 92 dead.
13 августа 2012
Ernesto kills nine in Mexico Ernesto killed at least nine people in Mexico, officials said Friday, with the dissipating storm threatening more heavy rain and possible flooding.
13 августа 2012
Philippine flood deaths climb to 60 Weary farmers in the Philippines' farming heartland struggled amid their worst floods in decades on Friday, as the death toll from torrential rains that also pounded the capital rose to 60.
11 августа 2012
Appeal to help two million Phillipine flood victims Philippine authorities appealed Thursday for volunteers to help deliver food, water and other relief goods to two million people affected by deadly floods in and around the Philippine capital.
10 августа 2012
Philippine capital battles deadly floods More than 800,000 people in and around the Philippine capital battled deadly floods Wednesday as more rain fell, with some slum dwellers stuck on shanty roofs and others wading through waist-deep water.
08 августа 2012
Typhoon lands in China, but skirts Shanghai China's third typhoon in a week ploughed into its eastern coast on Wednesday, halting transport in the financial capital of Shanghai and toppling houses in some rural areas.
08 августа 2012
200,000 evacuated as typhoon threatens Shanghai China evacuated 200,000 people from Shanghai as the third typhoon in a week bore down on the east coast, that could be the most powerful storm to hit since 2005.
07 августа 2012
Long-dormant New Zealand volcano erupts A New Zealand volcano has erupted unexpectedly after lying dormant for more than a century, spewing an ash plume that disrupted flights and closed highways.
07 августа 2012
Floods bring Philippine capital to standstill Torrential rains brought the Philippines capital to a standstill Tuesday, forcing at least 20,000 people to flee their homes as floodwaters covered half the sprawling city.
07 августа 2012
UN body sends first food aid to flood-hit N. Koreans The World Food Programme has said it is sending a first shipment of emergency food aid to flood-hit areas of North Korea, where torrential rain has killed scores of people and inundated cropland.
05 августа 2012
Red Cross helps N. Korea flood victims as toll rises The Red Cross had allocated almost $308,000 for victims of N. Korea's floods and storms, after state media reported 119 deaths and major crop damage in the food-scarce nation.
03 августа 2012
Rescuers and excavators look for missing victims after a landslide. © REUTERS/CDIC China mudslides kill at least 16: Xinhua Mudslides that buried an iron ore mine in northwestern China have killed at least 16 people, with another 12 still missing a day after the disaster.
01 августа 2012

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