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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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Astana Airport runs risk of flooding

The Lake Maibalyk near Astana poses a flooding risk to the city airport, Kazakh Deputy Interior Minister Yury Ilyin said at a roundtable held at the parliament's lower house. Due to heavy rainfall in the near future …

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Heavy rainfall hit western Georgia

Heavy rainfall last night has caused major infrastructural problems in several regions in western Georgia. Several villages in the Kobuleti Municipality in the coastal Adjara region were drastically flooded.  Small …

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Flood in Turkey's Rize kills one person

One person died and another was injured under the wreckage of the house that had collapsed due to the flood in Rize's Çayeli District of Turkey. The flood was caused by the heavy rain, Turkish media reported. …

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Southwestern Turkey suffers natural disasters

Heavy rain caused a landslide and flooding in the Turkish province of Denizli. According to local media reports, one of the roads was completely closed due to the landslide. Some basements are flooded.  The work …

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Death toll rises to 42 in northwest Iran's floods

The death toll of the recent flooding in Iran's northwestern provinces has risen to 42 people, IRIB TV reported. Among the dead, 36 were from Ajab-Shir and Azar-Shahr regions in East Azerbaijan Province, five from Kurdistan Province …

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Flood in Karaganda

Floods hit Karaganda region of Kazakhstan: 1453 people were evacuated from the flood zones today during the rescue operations, 4655 animals were transferred to safe places. About 200 building have been damaged since the beggining …

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Sochi recovering after floods

Sochi continues to recover after floods. Heavy rains, which hit the city on June 25th, became the strongest rainfall in the history of meteorological observations. Sochi experienced 212 mm of rain at a June norm of 104 mm. This

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Surviving penguin found in Tbilisi Zoo

9 days after the floods, a living penguin was found at Tbilisi Zoo, the 9th penguin to survive the disaster, TASS reports. The zoo had 17 penguins, 7 of them have not been found. Zurab Guriyelidzea, director of …

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Gas supply almost fully restored in Tbilisi

Gas supply in almost all parts of Tbilisi has been restored, according to Kaztransgaz-Tbilisi, Interfax reports. Mudslides in Tbilisi broke a 100-meter section of a 500-mm gas pipeline in the valley of River Vere, a 200-mm line …

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Water and gas supply to be restored in Akhaldab tomorrow

Water and gas supply in Akhaldab, Tbilisi outskirts, broken by mudslides caused by heavy rain will be restored tomorrow. The power outage resulting from broken power lines was compensated by generators, Sputnik-Georgia quotes Lashi Abashidze, …

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Payment for mistakes

Georgians have started thinking about costly modernization and anti-corruption efforts after the catastrophic flood in Tbilisi

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Tbilisi Zoo to be moved

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said that Tbilisi Zoo will be replaced by a recreation park. The zoo will be moved to an area near a water reservoir, according to Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania. Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgian

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