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Cyclone Fani, the first summer cyclone to hit India's Bay of Bengal coast in 43 years, made landfall in Odisha state on May 3 packing winds up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour.
At least three persons have died in the last 24 hours in floods and landslides in Assam and over two lakh people have been affected, officials said on Wednesday.
At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India's Assam state. A dozen people have been killed in neighboring Bangladesh.
'Schools and colleges will remain closed till August 10 due to forecast of heavy rains over the next 2-3 days across the state, flooding in many villages and towns in coastal, central and northwest districts of the state'
With every passing month, week and day, enthusiasm has been building up for the much-awaited mega and meaningful meeting.
It was a surprisingly good night for nearly all 10 candidates onstage Thursday evening in the third round of the Democratic debates — but it was a breakout night for New Jersey Senator Cory Booker.
The gunman who killed 20 people in El Paso, Texas, posted his white supremacist manifesto on the right-wing forum 8chan. The man who massacred 51 people at a Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque streamed video of the attack live on Facebook. And the shooter who gunned down three people at the garlic festival in Gilroy, California, appeared to upload an Instagram post referencing a white nationalist author just hours before he opened fire.
Fires burning in Brazil and the broader Amazon basin are shining a spotlight on the role of forests and land use in the climate change challenge. Next week, the California Air Resources Board will hold a hearing that could have a direct impact on such fires.