Sunday, 23 September 2018

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Former Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand, emergency declared in Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH: Emergency has been declared in Christchurch as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit New Zealand. “The full impact of the storm will be felt overnight and tomorrow morning,” said Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel. She urged residents in low-lying areas to leave, stating that “We are expecting homes to be flooded.” ...

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16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI: A powerful cyclone has killed at least 16 people across India and Sri Lanka, uprooting trees and cutting power for millions amid warnings Friday that the storm would intensify. Disaster officials said nine people were killed in India and seven in neighbouring Sri Lanka, most crushed by trees ...

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG: The severe cyclonic storm made landfall on the coast between Cox’s Bazar and the main port city of Chittagong at 6.00 am (0000 GMT), the Bangladesh Meteorological Department said in a special weather bulletin. Bangladesh had raised its highest number 10 weather danger alert as the storm approached with ...

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