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Category: Dam Collapse
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More breaches add to Punjab, Haryana woes 9.7.2010 TOI: India
Monsoon showers hit trains services in north India even as more breaches in canals and overflowing rivers prolonged misery in Haryana, Punjab and Himachal.
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A village at the mercy of the Bagmati, officials 8.7.2010 Rediff: Columns
Dinesh Kumar Mishra narrates the travails of a village uprooted by the mighty Bagmati.
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Heavy rains continue in North India 7.7.2010 Hindustan Times: News
Torrential rains lashed north India for the second successive day today, flooding low-lying areas in Punjab-Haryana region and killing eight people in Uttar Pradesh.
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Peru declares environmental emergency 7.7.2010 Oneindia.in: News
Lima (Peru), Jul 7: The Peruvian government declared 90 days environmental emergency in Andean district.Emergency was declared after the collapse of waste water storage dam. Poisonous chemicals from the dam leaked into the local river Opamayo.The storage dam of the Caudalosa
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Peru declares environmental emergency over mine waste water 7.7.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Sukhbir asks administration to plug breach in canal 5.7.2010 New Kerala: Punjab
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Punjab to assess farmers' losses following canal breach 5.7.2010 New Kerala: Punjab
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Monsoon break: PMC will review water supply 2.7.2010 TOI: All Headlines
Monsoon break: PMC will review water supply
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Network Rail study to assess impact of climate change 1.7.2010 The Guardian -- World Latest
Thousands of miles of railway track to be examined for ability to withstand storms, flooding and heatwaves Potential safety threats to thousands of miles of railway from extreme storms, floods and heatwaves as the impact of climate change worsens are being investigated by railway engineers and meteorologists. A study by Network Rail will look at exposed coastal tracks, embankments and thousands of bridges to see whether they can withstand the increase in extreme weather events that climatologists have predicted over coming decades. The UK-wide investigation will cost £750,000 but railway executives believe that implementing its expected recommendations could save the industry £1bn over the next 30 years by improving safety and preventing ...
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Dyke cracks threaten village 1.7.2010 Telegraph: North Bengal
Malda, June 30: The Fulahar is rapidly eating into the embankment along a 1-5km stretch on the river's left bank, posing an immediate threat to hundreds of people living at Manikchak.
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World Bank gives $780 m for two projects 1.7.2010 Financial Express: Front Page
World Bank has approved $780 million loan for two projects in India, Mumbai Urban Transport Project 2A and dam...
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China`s largest lake in floods! 1.7.2010 Zee News : World
Hundreds of soldiers and residents strengthened the leaking embankments of China`s largest freshwater lake as its water level rose alarmingly putting more than two million people at risk.
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Ten Assam districts under the grip of flood 29.6.2010 Doordarshan
Flood ravage continues in as many ten districts of Assam as swelling waters of the rivers are submerging new areas.
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150 buried in China landslide 28.6.2010 Deccan Herald: International
Rescue teams have reached the site to begin operations in the affected Dazhai village, the state-run Xinhua news agency said.The landslide occurred at 2:30 pm in Dazhai of Guanling county.Casualties are not immediately known, the report quoted a statement from the municipal government of Anshun city, which administers Guanling.About 380 people were killed during the past few weeks in China due to heavy floods and landslides following torrential rains in several parts of the country.The floods also rendered millions homeless in 10 southern provinces. Chinese officials repaired a dike which breached inundating Fuzhou city in Jiangxi province.
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China landslide traps more than 100 28.6.2010 The Guardian -- Front Page
Heavy rains bring continued chaos to south where hundreds of people have been killed or reported missing in past two weeks A landslide caused by heavy rains trapped at least 107 people today in southwestern China, and there is little hope for their survival, a local official said. Rescue work was under way but the number of casualties was not immediately known, said an official in Guizhou province. Large areas of southern China have been hit by flooding in the last week , with at least 239 people killed and another 109 missing. More than 3 million people have fled their homes over the past two weeks, according to the ministry of civil affairs. Yesterday floodwaters began receding in the south and workers finished repairing a breach ...
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Oil spill's psychological toll quietly mounts 28.6.2010 Sify News
The Gulf of Mexico oil disaster feels far worse to shrimper Ricky Robin than Katrina, even though he's still haunted by memories of riding out the hurricane on his trawler and of his father's
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Raining international DJs in Delhi! 28.6.2010 TOI: All Headlines
Raining international DJs in Delhi!
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Assam flood situation worsens 28.6.2010 TOI: All Headlines
Assam flood situation worsens
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Farmers fear showers of trouble 28.6.2010 TOI: Chandigarh Times
After drought, the threat of deluge that weighs heavily on farmers.
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Death toll in flood-stricken south China nears 400! 27.6.2010 Zee News : World
Heavy rains, devastating floods in south China have left 379 people dead.
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