Landslides and heavy rains in Brazil

As a result of landslides, which were caused by two days of downpours, killing dozens of people in south-east Brazil. In the state of Rio de Janeiro, at least 13 people were killed, and 11 are listed as missing.

Documented cases of a family consisting of 5 people trying to leave the area by car, came under a landslide. Floods in various places of Rio de Janeiro, forced more than 30,000 people to flee their homes.

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Hurricane and tornado in Argentina

14 people were victims of the hurricane in Argentina

April 5. Element, the hardest hit in Buenos Aires, killed 14 people and another 20 were injured. Strong gusts of wind with hail came down to Argentina on Thursday morning.

Wind speed was 100 kilometers per hour. Hurricane blows the roof of houses, signs, light poles, trees valilo. There were power outages. At least 14 people were killed.

According to a rescue Luciano Timerman, four residents of Buenos Aires killed by hail. Seven other elements overtook on the outskirts of the capital, one was killed by electric shock, six were

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Because of the typhoon in the Philippines Uoshi killed more than 900 people

Philippine authorities reported that floods and landslides caused by typhoon "Uoshi" killed at least 957 people in the country. As reported in the Tuesday, December 20, Reuters, 49 more people remain missing.

Most of the "Uoshi", which hit the Philippines late last week, affected coastal villages around the cities of Cagayan — de Oro and the league, in the south of the country.

Reuters notes that the authorities of the city as quickly as possible trying to bury the dead, to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the centers where evacuated people affected by the typhoon.

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In southern China 2 people were killed and two others were missing as a result of typhoon

In Guangxi in southern China killed two people and two others were missing as a result of the typhoon, reports Associated Press. In the neighboring province of Guangdong, which borders Hong Kong, natural disaster destroyed four thousand 200 houses. In the south, about 530 thousand people have been evacuated.

Typhoon hit the southern coast of China, 17 August 2012., Bringing heavy rains and strong winds. According to the forecast, as the traffic on the south-western China to northern Vietnam typhoon weakened to a so-called weather depression.


In rural Colombia attacked a passenger bus, killing six people

In Colombia, as a result of mud flows on a passenger bus killed six people, four more wounded. The incident occurred due to heavy rain, which washed away the slope adjacent to the road, says RBC.

According to the AP, the tragedy occurred 320 km northeast of Bogota. The police made it clear that among the dead is one child.

Torrential rains brought to Colombia and other troubles. In the capital, flooded more than 3.5 thousand houses, and in some places the water rose to 1.5 meters yesterday in Bogota introduced a state of emergency. This decision

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In Haiti because of a landslide killed six people

At least six people were killed in a landslide in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Friday, reported the National Office of Civil Defense (NUGO) of this Central American country. A pile of stones and mud destroyed several houses at the foot of the hill in the quarter Morne Calvet, home bednyatskie family.

"Under the rubble found the bodies of three women, two men and a baby", — told reporters the head NUGO Nadia Lokard.

Heavy rains in Port-au-Prince, do not stop for two weeks. They threaten to flood many campgrounds, shelter for victims of

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The number of flood victims in Myanmar, close to the 150

The number of victims of a major flood in the town of Pakkoku (Pakkoku) in the central part of Myanmar was 147 people, reports on Friday, Xinhua news agency citing local media. Earlier it was reported that two days as a result of more than a day by the continuing heavy rain floods killed or reported missing over 100 people. After the bridge Shwe Chaung (Shwe Chaung) collapsed, the water washed away several houses and monasteries. Several people were killed by landslides. Local authorities with six temporary camps for the 1.5 thousand people lost their homes because of flooding.

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Floods in Central America have killed 74 people

In Central America, torrential rain, which did not stop for the sixth day, led to flooding and landslides. Disaster victims were 74. Central American authorities announced the beginning of the evacuation, as forecast rainfall in the near future will continue.

According to the authorities of El Salvador, 24 people were killed in landslides gathering at their home. President of Guatemala declared a state of emergency regime after by heavy rains killed 23 people. Honduran authorities have evacuated about 1,000 people from flooded areas.

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In Guatemala, the rains have killed 14 people

Fourteen people were killed in heavy rains that hit the Pacific coastal areas of the Central American countries of Guatemala

This information was confirmed on Wednesday at a local radio station broadcast Sonora Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom. "I have to express my condolences for the death of these people," — said Colom.

Heavy rains caused landslides and flooding in the country, with the result that some people could not get out of their homes and killed. Four more people were killed by a current in the destruction of power grids and substations.

Now in Guatemala declared a red alert level

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Floods in China killed 100 people

In China, floods and landslides have killed 100 people, and another 17 are unaccounted for. This is reported by the local media.

In all, the disaster in Sichuan, Shaanxi, Henan, Chongqing, Hubei and Shanxi to temporarily leave their homes had more than 1.8 million people. The damage amounted to about $ 4.25 billion.

In most cases, rescuers are working in slozhnodostupnyh areas with underdeveloped infrastructure, which significantly slows down the search operation. According to meteorologists, heavy rainfall over eastern China in the near future must be stopped.

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