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Hurricane Sally makes landfall on Alabama’s Gulf Coast – world news

Hurricane Sally made landfall on Alabama’s Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning as a Category Two hurricane, spreading strong winds inland across southeastern Alabama and western Florida. Upon landfall, winds were clocked at 105 miles per hour (165 km per hour), able to cause extensive damage, according to the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. The hurricane also poses the risk of “catastrophic and ...

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Smoke chokes West Coast as death toll climbs to 27 – world news

Choking smoke that posed a health hazard to millions blanketed the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly wildfires that obliterated some towns and created tens of thousands of refugees, the latest in a series of calamities this year. For people already enduring the coronavirus pandemic, the resulting economic fallout and political tensions evident in the Black Lives Matter ...

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At least nine killed as scores of wildfires scorch US West Coast – world news

Dozens of extreme wind-driven wildfires burned through forests and towns in US West Coast states on Thursday, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least nine people, authorities said. In the past 48 hours, four people died from fires in California, while four were killed in Oregon and a 1-year-old boy died in Washington state, police reported. Thousands faced evacuation ...

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4 dead, 11 missing as flooding hits Turkey’s Black Sea coast – world news

Four people have died in floods caused by heavy rain along Turkey’s Black Sea coastline, the interior minister said Sunday. A further 11 people were missing after flooding around the mountain town of Dereli in Giresun province. “So far, 127 of our citizens have been rescued in search and rescue (efforts),” Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said while visiting the town. ...

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Two tropical storms a potential double threat to US Gulf Coast – world news

Two newly formed tropical storms could become almost simultaneous threats to the US Gulf Coast early next week. They could even get sucked into an odd dance around each other. Or they could fall apart as they soak the Caribbean and Mexico this weekend. Tropical storms Laura and Marco have such bad and good environments ahead of them that their ...

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