Cold comfort: Countries get help to cool down in a warming world
LONDON, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Developing countries facing rising temperatures as a result of climate change will get help to cool down in potentially deadly heat, under a World Bank program announced on Wednesday.
Another cyclone expected to hit Mozambique on Thursday
MAPUTO (Reuters) - Another tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Mozambique's coast on Thursday, just over a month after a more powerful storm struck the Mozambican port city of Beira further south and killed hundreds of people.
REFILE-UPDATE 3-More than 60 dead in South Africa after heavy rains
DURBAN, April 24 (Reuters) - At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa's eastern coast, authorities said on Wednesday.
More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains
JOHANNESBURG, April 24 (Reuters) - More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday.
Japan set for average-to-warmer weather in May-July
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is expected to experience average-to-warmer weather between May and July, the country's official forecaster said on Wednesday.
USDA will not survey for volume of grain lost to U.S. March floods
CHICAGO, April 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm will not collect data on the volume of harvested grain lost when farms from the Dakotas to Missouri were hit by flooding in March that burst grain storage bins, a government official said on Tuesday.
Fire services battle moorland fires in northern England
UPPERMILL, England, April 22 (Reuters) - Firefighters were battling fires on moorland in northern England on Monday, with one of the biggest blazes likely caused by the careless use of a barbecue during record-breaking hot weather over the weekend, according to the National Trust.
UPDATE 1-Spring floods in Canada's Quebec leave one dead, force evacuations
OTTAWA, April 22 (Reuters) - Spring flooding has killed one person and forced nearly 1,700 people from their homes in Canada's Quebec province, with waters expected to continue rising on Monday due to rising temperatures and more rain forecast for the coming days.
One dead in Canada's Quebec as spring floods force evacuations
OTTAWA, April 22 (Reuters) - Spring flooding has killed one person and forced more than 1,500 people from their homes in Canada's Quebec province, with waters expected to continue rising Monday due to rising temperatures and more rain forecast for the coming days.
Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country's disaster relief agency said on Sunday.
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