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Sri Lanka: Over 100 dead after torrential rain

As torrential rains in Sri Lanka finally recede, authorities are attempting to manage hundreds of thousands of displaced people, while rescuers continue to search for those who may have been engulfed by landslides.

At least 101 people died following ...

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Tornadoes rough up Kansas

Tornado sirens blared in the Plains states for the fourth consecutive day as multiple twisters overturned vehicles and damaged homes.

Several people in Ford County, Kansas, reportedly were hurt in Tuesday's storms, said Andrew White, a spokesman for t...


24 dead as Bangladesh reels from cyclone

The death toll in Tropical Cyclone Roanu has reached 24 as rescuers scrambled Sunday to help those stranded, evacuated and battered by punishing winds and rain.

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Joplin tornado: 5 years later

Five years ago, a tornado ripped through the Missouri city of Joplin, tearing apart buildings and neighborhoods, and killing about 160 people.

As it marks the fifth anniversary Sunday, Joplin has worked to rebuild, both its spirits and buildings.


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Cyclone Roanu batters Bangladesh, kills 21

One day after Tropical Cyclone Roanu lashed the coast of Bangladesh with heavy winds and rain, killing at least 21 people and displacing half a million residents, some evacuees are cautiously returning home from shelters.

Many areas remain inundated a...

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India records its highest ever temperature

India recorded its highest-ever temperature on Thursday when the heat in the town of Phalodi, in the western state of Rajasthan, shot up to a burning 51 degrees Celsius (123.8 degrees Fahrenheit). 

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Alberta wildfire: 1,370+ square miles torched

The mammoth inferno devastating northern Alberta has now destroyed more than 877,000 acres -- more than four times the size of New York City.

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Villages buried as huge storm hits Sri Lanka; 19 dead

Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes by floodwaters and landslides after a major storm hammered Sri Lanka.

At least 37 people have died and 21 are missing after three days of incessant rains that came just a couple weeks b...

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California reservoirs are filling fast

Along the north fork of the American River, the snow is melting fast here as temperatures start to climb.
Northern California reservoirs are filling up fast. Lake Shasta is 93 percent full thanks to a healthy snowpack, ...

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Fireball flashes across New England sky

For a few seconds, the sky over Portland, Maine, lit up as a giant fireball flashed through Earth's atmosphere. The moment was caught on dashcam video from the Portland police department.

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The StormTrack 5 weather team works hard to alert you days in advance of the potential of severe weather. But on the day of severe storms, how do you get weather alerts?


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