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Kashmirs Famed Carpets Ruined in $5 bn Flood Losses

Kashmirs Famed Carpets Ruined in $5 bn Flood Losses

Monday, September 22, 2014 11:32

Caked with mud and soaked in putrid water, Qazi Mohammad Yahya's ruined handmade carpets and Pashmina shawls reflect Indian Kashmir's economic devastation from the region's worst floods in a century. [caption id="attachment_39223" align="alignnone" width="600"] Kashmir Carpets[/caption] More than 450 people ...

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Govt Rushes to Protect more Cities from Floods

Govt Rushes to Protect more Cities from Floods

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:09

Pakistani authorities have moved to protect two major cities from raging floodwaters, readying explosives to divert swollen rivers, in a crisis which has hit nearly two million people. [caption id="attachment_39019" align="alignnone" width="600"] 2014 Flood in Pakistan[/caption] The floods ...

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PM Nawaz Sharif calls Emergency Meeting on Rains Floods Today

PM Nawaz Sharif calls Emergency Meeting on Rains Floods Today

Saturday, September 6, 2014 11:02

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif summoned an emergency meeting today (Saturday) to formulate a strategy to cope with alarming situation caused by the lashing rain and flash floods in the country. [caption id="attachment_38874" align="alignnone" width="600"] Nawaz Sharif ...

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15 Villages of Dadu-Sehwan Submerged in Flood Water

15 Villages of Dadu-Sehwan Submerged in Flood Water

Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:10

As many as 15 villages of the katcha areas of Dadu and Sehwan submerged in flood water on Thursday. On the other hand ready crops of cotton, rice and onion on several hundreds of acres have been completely or partially destroyed. [caption id="attachment_31909" align="alignnone" width="640"]...

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Flood Fatalities Rise to 118 (Monsoon 2013)

Flood Fatalities Rise to 118 (Monsoon 2013)

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:01

At least 118 people have lost their lives in this year’s monsoon rains and the ensuing flood as the river Indus swells and the torrent moves south from central Punjab. Sindh braces itself as a high-flood warning was issued when a staggering 500,000 cusecs of water was recorded ...

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Eleven Dead in Jakarta Floods (Disaster Agency)

Eleven Dead in Jakarta Floods (Disaster Agency)

Friday, January 18, 2013 11:31

Floods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta have left at least 11 people dead, authorities said Friday as murky brown waters submerged parts of the city's business district, causing chaos for a second day. [caption id="attachment_28859" align="alignright" width="281"] Jakarta Flood[/caption]...

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Sri Lanka Scores Dead After Floods Mudslides

Sri Lanka Scores Dead After Floods Mudslides

Thursday, December 20, 2012 9:12

Sri Lanka's government says flash floods and mudslides have killed near 20 people, with scores of others reported missing, in two days of heavy rain in many parts of the country. A Disaster Management Center report on Wednesday said that nearly 10,000 people have been displaced from their ...

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Death Toll up Gasoline Lines Grow in Monster Storms Wake

Death Toll up Gasoline Lines Grow in Monster Storms Wake

Friday, November 2, 2012 8:53

New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday and the death toll continued to rise from the former hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest and most devastating storms ever to hit the United States. [caption id="attachment_27185" align="alignnone" width="576"]...

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US Northeast Picks up After Epic Storm (Flood Ebbs)

US Northeast Picks up After Epic Storm (Flood Ebbs)

Thursday, November 1, 2012 8:56

New York City and the sodden Northeast began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 64 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions....

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Flood Continues to Devastate D.G Khan Adjoining Areas

Flood Continues to Devastate D.G Khan Adjoining Areas

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:21

Rain and floodwaters continued to devastate Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajinpur and adjoining areas on Tuesday, Media news reported. DG Khan Floodwater is rushing towards Rojhan, a tehsil ...

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