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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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77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage northern India

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage northern IndiaDust storms tore across northern India killing at least 77 people and injuring 143 as trees and walls were flattened by powerful winds, officials said Thursday. The overnight storm ravaged Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states and the death toll was expected to rise, officials said. There were 46 confirmed deaths in Uttar Pradesh in the north and 31 in the desert state of Rajasthan to the west.



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77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage northern India

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage northern IndiaDust storms tore across northern India killing at least 77 people and injuring 143 as trees and walls were flattened by powerful winds, officials said Thursday. The overnight storm ravaged Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states and the death toll was expected to rise, officials said. There were 46 confirmed deaths in Uttar Pradesh in the north and 31 in the desert state of Rajasthan to the west.



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Storms kill at least 78 in western and northern India

Storms kill at least 78 in western and northern IndiaHail and rain storms knocked down power poles and uprooted trees, killing at least 78 people in northern and western India, government officials said on Thursday. Thirty-three people were killed on Wednesday in the western desert state of Rajasthan and 45 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, authorities said. “We experienced a fierce storm, with an unusually high wind speed, and as a result, 33 people died in Alwar, Dholpur and Bharatpur districts of Rajasthan,” Hemant Gera, responsible for relief and disaster management in Rajasthan, told Reuters by phone from Jaipur, the state capital.



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2 Women Lost at Sea for 5 Months Survived Shark Attacks and Storms

2 Women Lost at Sea for 5 Months Survived Shark Attacks and StormsTwo American women and their dogs were rescued this week by the United States Navy, after being adrift in the Pacific Ocean for five months.



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Trump's Approval For Hurricane Response Plunges 20 Points After Puerto Rico Storms

Trump's Approval For Hurricane Response Plunges 20 Points After Puerto Rico StormsPresident Donald Trump’s approval rating for his handling of the response to hurricanes striking the U.S. has plummeted 20 points since Puerto Rico was devastated by back-to-back hurricanes last month, according to the latest CNN poll.



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With 155 MPH Winds, Hurricane Irma is Among Strongest Cat. 5 Storms

With 155 MPH Winds, Hurricane Irma is Among Strongest Cat. 5 StormsNBC News' Tom Costello recreated hurricane force wind conditions with University of Maryland wind tunnel researchers to examine how well the U.S. is prepared to survive them.



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Wildfire smoke clearing in US West as storms move through

Wildfire smoke clearing in US West as storms move throughBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Storms brought cooler and wetter weather into the Western and Northwestern U.S. this weekend, breaking up a temperature inversion that had blanketed much of the region with acrid smoke from dozens of wildfires.



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Millions in Path of Deadly Storms from Kentucky to Pennsylvania

Millions in Path of Deadly Storms from Kentucky to PennsylvaniaWind gusts at nearly 90 mph are blamed for killing a 72-year-old Grand Haven, Michigan homeowner when a large tree fell onto his house.



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Tornadoes, storms kill nine in U.S. South

Tornadoes, storms kill nine in U.S. South(Reuters) – Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens of others, while high winds, falling trees and floods killed five others in neighboring states, according to news reports. Three tornadoes were confirmed by the U.S. National Weather Service in Canton, a city about 60 miles (95 kilometers) east of Dallas in Van Zandt County. The winds flipped over cars, snapped trees, destroyed houses and left roads strewn with debris and fallen power lines, according to photographs and video published by the Dallas Morning News.



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