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Suspected tornado damages homes and barns in Quebec, but no injuries reported

Suspected tornado damages homes and barns in Quebec, but no injuries reported

RIGAUD, Que. — A suspected tornado that touched down in southwestern Quebec late Monday afternoon has damaged homes and farm buildings, but a local fire official said no injuries have been reported.
A tropical storm floods villages and cuts power to millions in parts of Bangladesh and India

A tropical storm floods villages and cuts power to millions in parts of Bangladesh and India

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The weakening tropical storm Remal flooded dozens of coastal villages and left nearly 30 million people without power Monday in southern Bangladesh and eastern India. At least 10 people died in Bangladesh. About 3.
Wildfire near Fort Nelson, B.C., is being held, as evacuation order ends

Wildfire near Fort Nelson, B.C., is being held, as evacuation order ends

FORT NELSON, B.C. — Rain and the efforts of firefighters have brought some relief from wildfires in British Columbia's northeast. More than 100 fires continue to burn in B.C.

Man accused of starting wildfire in national wildlife preserve near Arizona-California border

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma man has been arrested for allegedly starting a wildfire in a national wildlife preserve in southwest Arizona near the California border, according to authorities.
As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

It was 15 years ago that Ontario student Justin Wood started feeling sick. A keen soccer player, snowboarder and mountain biker, Wood said he didn't know the cause but he had to "back off from playing sports and back off from academics.
As Atlantic hurricane season begins, Florida community foundations prepare permanent disaster funds

As Atlantic hurricane season begins, Florida community foundations prepare permanent disaster funds

After the collapse of a condominium tower in North Miami in June 2021, Rebecca Fishman Lipsey realized her organization needed to overhaul how it responded to disasters.

Strong earthquake hits Tonga but no reports of tsunami risk or damage

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck the South Pacific Island nation of Tonga on Monday, but there were no tsunami warnings or immediate reports of damage. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 when it hit at 9:47 a.m.
Bangladesh evacuates hundreds of thousands as a severe cyclone approaches from the Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh evacuates hundreds of thousands as a severe cyclone approaches from the Bay of Bengal

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh evacuated nearly 800,000 people from vulnerable areas on Sunday as the country and neighboring India awaited the arrival of a severe cyclone that has formed over the Bay of Bengal.
In a north Texas county, dazed residents sift through homes mangled by a tornado

In a north Texas county, dazed residents sift through homes mangled by a tornado

VALLEY VIEW, Texas (AP) — The dazed residents of a north Texas county sifted through their mangled homes on Sunday after seven people there were killed when a tornado ripped through the remote region near the tiny community of Valley View.

Renewed flash floods due to unusually heavy seasonal rains kill at least 15 people in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed heavy rains have triggered more flash floods in Afghanistan, killing at least 15 people, including 10 members of the same family in the northeast, officials said Sunday.
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