More than 250 rescue workers attempt to save an estimated 40 others whose homes fell apart while they slept
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Wednesday 05 December 2012
A perfect opening set of five wins in his opening five races put Ian Williams and his Team GAC Pindar in a strong position for crossing the first hurdle of a place in the quarter finals of the Monsoon Cup in Malaya.
Thursday 18 October 2012
The soggy aftermath of Britain's record-breaking wet summer could increase the risk of winter floods, say experts.
Friday 28 September 2012
The season for pirate attacks in the Arabian Sea has begun with an attack on a dhow, according to a UK maritime security company.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Reigning world match racing champion Ian Williams was being taken for a ride on Thursday afternoon.
Friday 10 August 2012
Ulsterman opens US PGA campaign with flawless five-under round but Tiger toils in the heat
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Relentless rains yesterday submerged half of the capital, Manila, triggering a landslide that killed nine and sent emergency crews scrambling to rescue tens of thousands of residents.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Deadly torrential rains submerged much of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas today, forcing nearly 270,000 people to flee their homes with more flooding expected in the north of the country as a tropical storm passes through the region, officials said.
Monday 23 July 2012
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Saturday 21 July 2012
A government official in India says 18 people are dead after a bus fell into a deep gorge after being hit by hurtling boulders during a landslide in the mountainous northeast. Another 17 people are injured.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Up to 1OO people have been killed in Bangladesh and many more are missing after monsoon rains triggered landslides in the south of the country. About 150,000 people have been left stranded.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Some of Britain's butterflies and moths are experiencing a terrible season because of the unrelenting wet weather, experts said yesterday.
European 'monsoon season' theories dismissed despite June following April as one of the wettest months on record
Wednesday 27 June 2012
June is set to follow April as one of the wettest months on record in the UK, new Met Office figures show, confirming that the spring and early summer period of 2012 has been one of the most miserable ever.
Monday 18 June 2012
It is debatable how much Steve McNamara really learned from his England team's victory over the best – or some of the best – of Super League's overseas players.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Sunday 20 November 2011
The death toll from Thailand's worst flooding in more than half a century has passed 600.
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- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will donate entire $32bn fortune to charity