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| Peru floods kill 67 and spark criticism of country's climate change preparedness

Added: 18.03.2017 8:55 | 11 views | 0 comments


Devastating downpour, caused by high ocean temperatures, could not have been predicted, president said, months after state of emergency declared for wildfires
Sixty-seven people have been killed and thousands more forced to evacuate by intense rains which damaged 115,000 homes and destroyed more than 100 bridges in Peru’s worst floods in recent memory.
“We are confronting a serious climatic problem,” said Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in a broadcast to the nation on Friday afternoon. “There hasn’t been an incident of this strength along the coast of Peru since 1998.”

Ranchers Suffer Painful Losses in Deadly Wildfires

Added: 17.03.2017 8:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Wildfires swept parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas last week, causing millions of dollars in damage and killing thousands of livestock.

From: www.nbcnews.com

U.S. Plains wildfires ravage ranches in three states

Added: 15.03.2017 14:38 | 3 views | 0 comments


When the Schwerzenbach family saw a wildfire racing toward their remote ranch in Lipscomb, Texas, there was no time to run. “We had a minute or two and then it was over us,” said 56-year-old Nancy Schwerzenbach. The fire, moving up to 70 miles per hour (112 kph), was one of several across more than 2 million acres (810,000 hectares) that hit the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma and Kansas last week, causing millions of dollars of damage and killing thousands of livestock.

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U.S. wildfires ravage ranches in three states

Added: 15.03.2017 11:48 | 4 views | 0 comments

When the Schwerzenbach family saw a wildfire racing toward their remote ranch in Lipscomb, Texas, there was no time to run.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Chile's devastating wildfires

Added: 13.03.2017 13:00 | 5 views | 0 comments


Forest fires are a regular feature of Chile’s hot, arid summers, but a nearly decade-long drought combined with historically high temperatures have created tinder-like conditions in the nation’s central regions. (Reuters)

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Headlines of the week: Trump's wiretap claim, Plains wildfires

Added: 10.03.2017 22:10 | 4 views | 0 comments

From President Trump's claim that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the election to wildfires in the southern Plains, take a look back at the week that was on "CBS This Morning."

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Thousands of pigs die in Oklahoma wildfires at Smithfield Foods hog farm

Added: 10.03.2017 18:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc [SFII.UL] hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing an uncertain but potentially huge number of pigs, company and local officials said on Friday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Thousands of cattle lost in Kansas wildfires

Added: 09.03.2017 14:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Rancher David Bouziden lost his home, his ranch and nearly all his cattle in wildfires that swept through Kansas this week.

From: rss.cnn.com

WATCH: Dangerous high winds are causing damage across a large part of the US

Added: 09.03.2017 2:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

These winds are fueling wildfires and knocking out power lines.

From: abcnews.go.com

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