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Resurgent storm hits South Carolina as death toll rises to 27 - live

Resurgent storm hits South Carolina as death toll rises to 27 – live

Hurricane Ian moves towards east coast A resurgent Hurricane Ian slammed into South Carolina, bringing heavy rain and flooded streets, as the death toll from one of the most expensive storms in the U.S. climbed to 27. The storm swept across western Cuba and swept across Florida before gathering strength in the warm waters of …

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Hurricane continues to ravage Canada as Puerto Rico death toll rises to 16 - live

Hurricane continues to ravage Canada as Puerto Rico death toll rises to 16 – live

Winds pick up as Hurricane Fiona hits Nova Scotia Fiona made landfall in Canada on Saturday morning after claiming 16 lives in Puerto Rico. The storm, downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical cyclone on Friday, first entered Nova Scotia in the Atlantic Ocean, flooding the region with heavy rain and hurricane-strength winds downing power …

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In Minnesota, higher mortgage rates take a toll on home sales and listings

In Minnesota, higher mortgage rates take a toll on home sales and listings

Mortgage rates have doubled over the past year, starting to take a toll on home sales in Minnesota. This week, mortgage rates topped 6% for the first time in 14 years, as lenders continued to jump ahead of a major rate hike expected by the Federal Reserve. On Friday, a new report from Minneapolis-area realtors …

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Pakistan floods: Death toll exceeds 1,280, a third of them children

Pakistan floods: Death toll exceeds 1,280, a third of them children

The country’s national disaster management agency reported that the cumulative death toll rose to 1,282 on Saturday since June 14, with nearly a third of the victims being children. On Saturday alone, 57 people died, 25 of them children. Aid agencies have warned that the country’s plight is far from over – as the disaster …

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Pakistan calls for more aid as flood death toll rises

Pakistan calls for more aid as flood death toll rises

Pakistan has called on the international community to mount a “huge humanitarian response” to devastating floods that have killed at least 1,265 people. Federal Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal called for a “huge humanitarian response for the 33 million people affected by the flood-causing monsoon rains”. The request came as the planes delivered supplies to impoverished …

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In 'climate catastrophe', Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

In ‘climate catastrophe’, Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The death toll from widespread flooding in Pakistan has surpassed 1,000 since mid-June, officials said Sunday, as the country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season “a serious climate disaster. “. Flash floods triggered by torrential rains washed away villages and crops as soldiers and rescue workers evacuated stranded residents to safe …

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'Climate catastrophe': Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

‘Climate catastrophe’: Pakistan flood death toll tops 1,000

The death toll from ravaging monsoon floods in Pakistan topped 1,000, and several countries, including Qatar and Iran, pledged emergency support in the wake of what has been described as an “epic humanitarian disaster”. The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) said on Sunday that the death toll since June had reached 1,033, with 119 deaths …

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