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Floods claim ten lives in Iran

Flash floods caused have killed at least 10 people in Iran, head of Relief & Rescue Organisation of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Mahdi Vallipour said. The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said that at least eight provinces in …

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Torrential rain causes flash floods in Turkey's Izmir

Torrential rains caused flash floods Tuesday morning in Izmir, blocking main arteries in the downtown area and surrounding districts of Aliağa, Foça and Dikili. Calling the situation a disaster, the municipality urged residents …

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Flood kills 5 in Turkey’s Bursa

At least five people in northwestern Turkey’s Bursa province have died in floods caused by heavy rains, officials said. According to information obtained from the teams taking part in search and rescue operations, three of …

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George Clooney's mansion surrounded by floods 

Hollywood superstar George Clooney's mansion in Berkshire, England, suffered severe flood damage as Storm Dennis ravaged the UK. The Thames has spilled over its banks and left the Hollywood star's tennis …

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Heavy rain floods Kakheti region

Heavy rain has hit Akhmeta and Lagodekhi municipalities in Georgia's Kakheti region.  About 1000 hectares of fruit trees and vineyards were damaged as the water level in River Alazani increased. The severe rain also …

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Death toll from Iran flooding reaches 77

Iran evacuated residents from inundated areas of the southwestern city of Ahvaz today as the nationwide death toll from the worst flooding in 70 years reached 77, state media reported. More than 200 villages were also evacuated in …

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Flood death toll in Iran reaches 67 as rescue continues

The death toll from spring floods in Iran reached 67 as rescue workers pulled one more body from a river in the northern province of Mazandaran, Tasnim news agency reports. According to Ahmad Shojaee, the highest number of casualties …

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Iran flood death toll increases

As many as 25 people have been killed as a result of the flooding in Iran, according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society. Head of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Morteza Salimi …

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Two cites in Iran's Golestan to be evacuated

The Iranian authorities decided to evacuate people from the two cites - Gomishan and Siminshahr, the deputy governor of the Golestan province said. The population of Gomishan is 19191 people, the population of Siminshahr - …

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Iran ‘covered’ with snowstorms

The unusual weather is observed in Iran - in 17 provinces of the republic, there are devastating blizzards, accompanied by no less severe flooding. According to Trend, in total, about 3.3 thousand families suffered from the disaster, …

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Heavy rains kill 35 people in Saudi Arabia

Thirty five people have died in Saudi Arabia over the past few days as a result of heavy rains and subsequent floods, the Saudi Gazette reported. In the meantime, rescue services have evacuated nearly 4000 people from flood-stricken …

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Floods injure more than 700 people in Russia's Kuban

More than 700 people have been injured in the flood caused by heavy rains in the Krasnodar Region, regional medical services said. "To date, there are 722 injured people, 26 of whom were hospitalized, 690 are treated on an …

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Number of injured in south Russia floods grows to 145

The number of those injured in floods in south Russia’s Krasnodar Region has reached 145, and 13 of them have been hospitalized, a source in the region’s emergency services said on Sunday, TASS reports. Earlier reports said …

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Putin pledges support for Kuban flood victims

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Governor of the Krasnodar Region Veniamin Kondratyev and Emergencies Minister Yevgeny Zinichev to offer assistance to flood victims in the region …

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Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.  Dozens of houses have been flooded in the coastal town of Batumi, with several residents using surfboards on the streets to move. …

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Heavy rains flood number of regions in eastern Georgia

Powerful rain has resulted in the flooding of houses and streets in the Gardabani, Gori, Signagi and Lagodekhi municipalities last night. A total of 15 citizens have been evacuated from 11 houses in Krtsanisi, Gardabani municipality, …

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