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Southern California blaze sears homes, orchards, threatens oil fields

11 November, 2019 8:10 am 8:10 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fast-moving scrub fire threatened orchards, oil fields and homes while displacing thousands of residents in Southern California  even as diminishing winds helped fire crews tame a rash of wildfires elsewhere across the state. The latest in a spate of conflagrations that have kept California firefighters on the go for weeks … Read More

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Tree branch blown into power lines suspected of sparking Los Angeles Getty ...

10 October, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A broken tree branch blown into power lines by high winds likely sparked the wildfire that has driven thousands of residents from their homes around the famed Getty Center museum in Los Angeles, the fire department said. The findings, based on evidence from the site where flames erupted early Monday, came … Read More

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Thousands ordered to flee California wine country blaze

10 October, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California firefighters raced against time as they cut defensive lines against a wildfire in Sonoma County’s famed wine country and authorities ordered 50,000 people to evacuate, ahead of winds that are forecast to pick up at night and spread the flames. The expanded evacuation orders came as the utility Pacific Gas … Read More

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One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches, over a million advised to evacua...

10 October, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – One man died and more than a million in Japan were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A man in his forties was killed in an overturned car early on Saturday in … Read More

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Hot spell in Karachi as mercury likely to touch 42 degrees today

05 May, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The current hot spell in Karachi is likely to persist till tomorrow, with maximum temperature expected to reach 42 degrees centigrade on Friday (today). According to the reports, the heat wave continued, however, the Met Office says ongoing uptick in the temperature will die down on Saturday when mercury on the … Read More

Snowfall blankets Neelum Valley, restricts people to homes

11 November, 2018 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Roads were blocked after snowfall blanketed the Neelum Valley on Thursday. Owing to snowfall, people were restricted to their homes while several tourists were trapped. Canals swelled due to continuous rain in Upper Dir. On the other hand, Dir-Chitral Road was closed due to landsliding. Moreover, thick clouds hovered over Leepa … Read More