Natural disasters

October 27, 2018 - 12:03 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's prime minster says this month's tropical storm has killed 14 people and made some 8,000 people homeless. Yemen's eastern Mahra province was battered by cyclone Luban earlier this month, with three days of rainfall and flooding destroying property and killing livestock...
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CORRECTS THE SOURCE TO EDWIN PROPST, NOT ALBERTS - This Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 photo taken by Edwin Propst shows destruction on the island of Saipan, her home, after Super Typhoon Yutu swept through the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands earlier in the week. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, the commonwealth's delegate to U.S. Congress, said the territory will need significant help to recover from the storm, which he said injured several people. (Edwin Propst via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 10:53 am
Many people in a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a deadly super typhoon lost everything, but residents say they are resilient and must focus on the long recovery ahead. The U.S. government is sending supplies to the Northern Marianas as residents dig through crumbled houses, smashed cars and...
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In this Oct.24, 2018 photo a cargo ship passes sandbanks near Kaub, Germany during historically low water on the river Rhine. A hot, dry summer has left German waterways at record low levels, causing chaos for the inland shipping industry, environmental damage and billions of euros of losses _ a scenario that experts warn could portend things to come as global temperatures rise. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 27, 2018 - 3:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — A new island in Lake Constance. A river in Berlin flowing backward. Dead fish on the banks of lakes and ponds. Barges barely loaded so they don't run aground. A hot, dry summer has left German rivers and lakes at record low water levels, causing chaos for the inland shipping industry...
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Damage at Saipan's airport is shown after Super Typhoon Yutu hit the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Garapan, Saipan. Residents of the U.S. territory are preparing for months without electricity or running water after the islands were slammed Thursday with the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year. (AP Photo/Dean Sensui)
October 26, 2018 - 1:11 am
Residents of a U.S. territory in the Pacific ravaged by Super Typhoon Yutu are hopeful for help from the federal government as they dig out from damage including crumbled concrete houses, smashed cars and fallen utility poles. Used to riding out monster storms, about 50,000 people living in the U.S...
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Damages are seen at the port of the western island of Zakynthos, Greece, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. A strong pre-dawn earthquake with magnitude 6.8 has struck off the western Greek tourist island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea, and was felt as far away as Athens, but authorities say there have been no immediate reports of major damage or injuries.(imerazante.gr via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 12:05 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A strong earthquake off a western Greek tourist island early Friday morning was felt as far away as Athens, but no major damage or injuries were immediately reported. The main harbor for the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea was damaged though it was still functional,...
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In this Oct. 23, 2018 photo, Ronald Lauricella cradles a kitten in his front yard in Bay County, Fla.,. The rural Bay County resident says some on the outskirts of the cities aren't getting needed services like electricity as fast as the populated areas. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)
October 26, 2018 - 12:03 am
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — More than two weeks after the powerful eyewall of Hurricane Michael passed over Bay County, Florida, some people in rural communities are feeling left behind. Although electric, water and sewer service were restored Wednesday to Panama City residents, people who live in...
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An overturned car is shown at the airport after Super Typhoon Yutu hit the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Garapan, Saipan. Residents of the U.S. territory are preparing for months without electricity or running water after the islands were slammed with the strongest storm on Thursday to hit any part of the U.S. this year. (AP Photo/Dean Sensui)
October 25, 2018 - 11:12 pm
The strongest storm to hit any part of the United States this year crumbled concrete houses, smashed cars and killed at least one person in the Northern Mariana Islands, shocking residents and officials used to riding out monster storms in the U.S. territory in the Pacific. A day after Super...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, a firefighting helicopter flies above a forest fire near the village of Charneca, in the Sintra national park, west of Lisbon. Portugal's government said Thursday Oct. 25, 2018, that its measures to fight wildfires paid off, with fewer blazes, a smaller charred area and no fatalities during 2018, after catastrophic wildfires killed 106 people in 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, FILE)
October 25, 2018 - 12:13 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government says its measures to fight wildfires have paid off, with fewer blazes, a smaller charred area and no fatalities this year after catastrophic wildfires killed 106 people in 2017. The government said Thursday that in comparison with the average of the...
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This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Typhoon Yutu east of Guam Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2018 local time. The storm crossed over the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, producing damaging winds and high surf. The National Weather Service in Honolulu says maximum sustained winds of 180 mph (290 kph) were recorded around the eye of the storm, which passed over Tinian island and Saipan early Thursday morning local time. Waves of 25 to 40 feet (6 to 12 meters) are expected around the eye of the storm. (NOAA via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 11:39 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Super Typhoon Yutu crossed over the U.S. commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands early Thursday as the equivalent of a category 5 hurricane, making it the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year, the National Weather Service said. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan,...
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A family stands near their damaged home and debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Willa, in Escuinapa, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Emergency workers on Wednesday were struggling to reach beach towns left incommunicado by a blow from Willa. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
October 24, 2018 - 9:24 pm
MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — Emergency workers and federal troops struggled to reach beach towns left incommunicado by a blow from Hurricane Willa, and the storm continued to force evacuations Wednesday due to fear of flooding even as it dissipated over northern Mexico. Thousands of homes were still...
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