Tag Archives: Natural Disaster

28Nov/15

Rain and ice batter central U.S., killing four

Flooding and travel delays are likely over the holiday weekend for a swath of south and central United States stretching from Texas to Kentucky, bringing up to a foot of rain in some places and killing at least four, weather forecasters said Saturday.
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24Oct/15

Massive storm Patricia hits Mexico’s Pacific coast, but skirts big cities

Patricia, one of the strongest ever hurricanes, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph (266 kph), hammering coastal areas but skirting major cities and causing less damage than feared.

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30Sep/15

IMF: Softness in global economy to extend into 2016 as developing world drags

Speaking at the Council of the Americas, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says China needs to keep trying to rebalance its economy away from commodity-intensive investment but also must be careful to safeguard “demand and financial stability.”

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