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Key roads closed in Hobart's CBD by flooding at old Myer site in ...

The Mercury - ‎6 hours ago‎
UPDATED: Hobart Lord Mayor Sue Hickey says she is very grateful that no one was killed when an early morning flood inundated the Myer redevelopment site ...
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Flood affects one million people in India

Sky News Australia - ‎8 hours ago‎
More than 1.2 million people in northeast India have been hit by floods which have submerged hundreds of villages, inundated large swathes of farmland and damaged roads, bridges and telecommunications services.
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China flood survivors in Hebei province say alerts inadequate

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Beijing: All day Tuesday, Gao Longtao's phone kept buzzing with alerts from the local government: Heavy rains would be pelting his hometown, Xingtai, about 350 kilometres south-west of Beijing, the notices said.
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Flood, landslides kill 33 after heavy rains in Nepal

Yahoo7 News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kathmandu (AFP) - At least 33 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal and dozens more are missing, a government official said on Wednesday.
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China floods: Anger over lack of government warnings

NEWS.com.au - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
China is battling its most serious flooding in years with central and northern regions of the country suffering the devastating effects of massive deluges.

QUT-designed portable flood levee aimed at protecting low-lying towns goes into production

ABC Online - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
An Australian-first portable temporary flood barrier designed by a group of Brisbane university students for a competition will go into production.
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Funds for flood-ravaged Tas farmers

Yahoo7 News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
"We are pleased to hear that the state government has acknowledged our concerns about the social, economic and environmental impacts that the floods have had on our farming communities," Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association chief Peter ...

Call for safety work on flood roads

The Mercury - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Derwent Valley Mayor Martyn Evans, who is also the southern representative on Tasmania's Flood Recovery Taskforce, said the state's post-flood focus would soon move from clean-up and repair to mitigation to ensure people were flood-ready when natural ...

Adelaide weather: Flood watch for Hills, Sealink ferries cancelled as ...

ABC Online - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A flood watch is current in the Mount Lofty Ranges near Adelaide, while the ferry link between Kangaroo Island and Cape Jervis cancels services due to rough ...

Flood warnings for Victoria as state braces for cold, squally week

The Age - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Tie down your outdoor furniture and grab your warmest coat - Victoria is set for a chilly, windy and showery week. In Melbourne, the mercury is set to to plunge to as low as 7 degrees some nights, with highs of just 12 degrees on some days.

First drought woes, now flood warnings

Weekly Times Now - ‎21 hours ago‎
Veteran Wimmera farmer Rob Loats said it was still possible for Victoria to experience a flood this spring. With the Wimmera River running naturally for the first time in four years and “a trickle” now running down the Avon-Richardson River adjacent to ...

Brimbank men's shed saved from closure by flood of donations

ABC Online - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A Brimbank men's shed regular has been brought to tears after a flood of donations saved the service from imminent closure.

Bihar's Kishanganj reels under worst flood in 30 years

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
bihar floods, floods in bihar, kishanganj floods, floods in kishanganj, rains in Images showing floods in Kishanganj, Bihar. (Express Photo). Kishanganj district in north Bihar is reeling under severe flood affecting 1.65 lakh people across 285 ...

Funds flow for our flood-ravaged farmers

Perth Now - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Flooded paddock on the outskirts of Latrobe in Tasmania's North-West. Picture: CHRIS KIDD. Grants of up to $10,000 will be available to help primary producers with clean-up and restoration activities.
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Assam floods; 1.27 lakh shifted to 322 relief camps; 80% of Kaziranga under water

The Indian Express - ‎20 hours ago‎
The overall flood situation in Assam turned from bad to worse on Tuesday, with the authorities shifting over 1.27 lakh people to 322 relief camps across 19 districts that were reeling under floods as the Brahmaputra and many of its tributaries ...
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Assam flood affects 16 lakh people, CM Sarbananda Sonowal makes statement in House

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
Guwahati: The current wave of flood has claimed 12 lives and affected nearly 16 lakh people across Assam, the state Assembly was informed on Wednesday.

Drenching storms to raise flood risk over southern US through ...

AccuWeather.com - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Heavy downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley through midweek. A slow-moving system will tap into ...

Flash flood in Deo

The New Indian Express - ‎13 hours ago‎
BARIPADA: WITH incessant rains lashing the catchment area of Deo river for the last three days,Mayurbhanj district witnessed first flash flood of the season on Tuesday.Vehicular movement along Balasore-Udala and Baripada-Udala routes was disrupted as ...

Three die during rain and flash flood at Hosur in Tamil Nadu

Times of India - ‎7 hours ago‎
Low-lying areas like Mookkandapalli, Annai Sathya Nagar, Manjunath Nagar, Eswar Nagar, Jaynagar, KCC Nagar and Ram Nagar witnessed a flash flood during the rain. Bicycles and motorcycles were washed away in the flash flood. Cars and other vehicles ...
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