Six-point-two-magnitude earthquake in central Italy. At least 247 lives taken. Towns turned to rubble. Aftershock effects estimated for the next ten years. Complete and utter devastation. 1,199 more words
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Towns in a mountainous stretch of central Italy were severely damaged by an earthquake that killed hundreds of people and trapped scores under debris.
The 2015 Chennai floods resulted from heavy rainfall generated by the annual northeast monsoon in November–December 2015. They affected the Coromandel Coast region of the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, and the union territory of Puducherry, with Tamil Nadu and the city of Chennai particularly hard-hit. 752 more words