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  1. The cold snap across Europe has brought snow even to the balmy Mediterranean island of Corsica.

    'Beast from the East' keeps Europe in deep freeze

    School was cancelled across swathes of Europe on Wednesday (Feb 28) as a blast of Siberian weather dubbed the "Beast from the East" kept the ...
  2. Philippines floods

    Philippines storm death toll tops 200, tens of thousands displaced

    The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines rose to 182 early on Sunday (Dec 23), with 153 people still missing, police said, ...
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    Heavy snow, high winds wreak havoc across Europe

  4. Indonesia flood goat

    Cyclone Cempaka kills at least 19 in Indonesia

    A tropical cyclone which hit Indonesia's main island of Java has triggered severe flooding and landslides which left 19 dead, an official said on ...
  5. A man pours water on his face to cool off from hot weather in Skopje

    Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100

    Europe's death toll from weather disasters could rise 50-fold by the end of this century, with extreme heat alone killing more than 150,000 people ...
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    Eleven killed in Moscow storm

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    'There's no way to dream': A glimpse of life in Mongolia's ger shantytowns

    Many who live in ger districts are former herders drawn to the city by the promise of a new life, or pushed off their land by extreme weather.
  8. mexico c40 summit

    World cities seek US$375b to fight climate change

    If that amount is made available 'humanity will have a chance of surviving', Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told a gathering of C40 mayors in Mexico.
  9. Hurricane Matthew

    Natural disasters push 26m into poverty annually: World Bank

    The disasters also cause more than US$500 billion in lost consumption, far exceeding the value of damage to property alone.