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Five dead in floods, landslides in northeast Turkey

At least five people have been killed and three people are missing after heavy rains hit Turkey’s northeastern Black Sea coast, triggering floods and landslides, officials and reports said Thursday. The heavy downpour struck the …

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Sochi hit by flooding after torrential rainfall (VIDEO)

Several streets and a technical floor of a hospital have been flooded in Sochi as a result of heavy rains pouring down on the resort city since Sunday. Sochi Mayor Alexey Kopaygorodsky informed on his Telegram channel that there are emergency …

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People being evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea

A total of 1,387 people have been evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea, including 238 children, the Crimean department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry informed on its website on Friday. "We evacuated the population from …

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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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