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Tropical depression could form off coast of Carolinas, bring more rain

Tropical depression could form off coast of Carolinas, bring more rainThousands of people continue to be forced to evacuate in the Carolinas due to rising rivers after Hurricane Florence — and more rain is on the way Tuesday.



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Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North Carolina

Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North CarolinaLUMBERTON, N.C. — The roar of a fan boat echoed through a flooded



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Typhoon Mangkhut wind and rain cause floods in Hong Kong

Typhoon Mangkhut wind and rain cause floods in Hong KongHeavy downpours and flooding hit Hong Kong, sending high waves crashing on to a walking promenade and flooding the streets. Rough cut (no reporter narration).



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Focus shifts to rescues as rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala

Focus shifts to rescues as rain abates in India's flood-hit KeralaIncessant downpours since Aug. 8 have caused the worst floods in a century in the southwestern state, and close to 200 people have perished in the rising waters and landslides. The India Meteorological Department forecast heavy rainfall in only one or two parts of Kerala on Sunday and withdrew a red alert in several districts. A Reuters photographer on a naval helicopter said water levels had receded in villages around the city of Kochi.



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Flood rescue stepped up as more torrential rain batters Kerala

Flood rescue stepped up as more torrential rain batters KeralaRescuers in helicopters and boats fought through renewed torrential rain Saturday to reach stranded villages in India’s Kerala state as the toll from the worst monsoon floods in a century rose above 320 dead. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the crisis as “devastating” after visiting Kerala. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced late Friday that the monsoon death toll had dramatically risen to 324.



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Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rain

Chinese plane slides off Manila airport runway in heavy rainThe aircraft, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesman Eric Apolonio told AFP. Its wings and engines were heavily damaged in the incident, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua, which also said the plane circled the airport for an hour before attempting to land. The incident forced a partial shutdown of the Philippines’ main airport.



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Lull in rain allows Thailand cave rescue to pick up pace

Lull in rain allows Thailand cave rescue to pick up paceMAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The frantic effort to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a cave in Thailand for a week picked up pace as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the anxious rescue mission.



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Smith on Capital Gazette reporters: Rain or shine, ‘they have been there’

Smith on Capital Gazette reporters: Rain or shine, ‘they have been there’Pete Smith, a member of Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Council, joins Kristen Welker to talk about the recent shooting at the local Maryland newspaper, and about how the community is reacting.



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Ute Park Fire burns over 36,000 acres; Rain gives boost to containment efforts

Ute Park Fire burns over 36,000 acres; Rain gives boost to containment effortsAfter thunderstorms crossed the site of the Ute Park Fire in northeastern New Mexico on Sunday and aided firefighting efforts, dry weather is on tap early this week.



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Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn after days of heavy rain, storms

Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn after days of heavy rain, stormsA sinkhole opened up on the White House’s North Lawn, near the press briefing room, early this week and has been roped off with orange cones and yellow caution tape.



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