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Italy avalanche: 'Many missing' in Rigopiano hotel in Abruzzo

Rescuers say up to 30 people are missing after a hotel in central Italy was hit by an avalanche, apparently triggered by an earthquake.

Rescuers battled overnight to reach the Rigopiano hotel, with the first of them arriving on skis. 97 more words

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Fort McMurray wildfire's financial impact is now sitting at nearly $8.9 billion, new study shows

EDMONTON — An assessment of the total financial impact of last spring’s Fort McMurray wildfire is pegging the direct and indirect costs of the blaze at almost $8.9 billion. 539 more words

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Natural Disasters, January 18

1916       611 gram chondrite strikes house in Missouri.

1929       Mid-Mississippi Valley Tornado Outbreak, 10 people killed.

1978        Roof of Hartford Civic Center collapses due to heavy snow. 31 more words

Financial impact of Fort McMurray wildfire reaches almost $10 billion

An assessment of the total financial effect of last spring’s Fort McMurray wildfire is pegging the direct and indirect costs of the blaze at almost $10 billion. 523 more words

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Natural Disasters, January 17

1982, Cold Sunday, some of the lowest temps in U.S. recorded history in over 100 years

1994, Northridge Earthquake, 6.7 magnitude, with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX which is violent,   official death count 57, could be more… 22 more words

Natural Disasters, January 16

1362, Storm Tide in the North Sea destroys German City of Rungholt on the island of Stand.

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