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Magnitude, 6.5, earthquake, strikes, off, coast, Japan, USGS

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan: USGS

06 June, 2019 8:56 pm 8:56 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck off the coast of Japan on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit 85 km ( 53 miles) northeast of the island of Honshu, but Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued a … Read More

Cyclone, Vayu, spares, Indian, west, coast, direct, hit, skirt, coast

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian coast Gujarat a direct hit, to skirt coast

06 June, 2019 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut. Cyclone Vayu, with wind speeds equivalent to those of a Category 1 hurricane, is moving in … Read More

Dozens, migrants, drown, Tunisia, coast, Libya

50 migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya

05 May, 2019 8:14 pm 8:14 pm

TUNIS (Reuters) – At least 50 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the United Nations migration agency said. The state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency gave a death toll of at least 70 people. It was one … Read More

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India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on ea...

05 May, 2019 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

BHUBANESHWAR, India (Reuters) – India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall. The state of Odisha has also moved in thousands of disaster management personnel to help those living in mud-and-thatch homes in low-lying areas take shelter from Severe Cyclonic … Read More

UK fashion chain Coast goes out of business, Karen Millen buys some assets

10 October, 2018 9:59 am 9:59 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British clothing retailer Karen Millen has bought parts of the Coast fashion brand, which has gone into administration, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said. Mike Denny, joint administrator and PwC director, said 24 Coast retail stores were not included in the sale to Karen Millen and would thus result in job cuts. PwC said Karen … Read More

Cyclone Vardah batters south India coast killing two

12 December, 2016 6:55 pm 6:55 pm

CHENNAI, India – A cyclone barreled into the southeast coast of India on Monday, killing at least two people and bringing down trees and power lines as authorities moved tens of thousands of people from low-lying areas. Cyclone Vardah moved west over the Bay of Bengal before hitting Chennai, capital of the southern state of … Read More