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Natural Disasters List December 31, 2012-'New Year's Eve' Flooding in Thailand

2012 saw many natural disasters across the globe. Hurricane Sandy was one of the most prominent disasters of the year in the U.S. which killed at least 125 people and caused damage of $62 billions. Most of the United States was hit by extreme weather. Researchers say that the 2012 drought is the worst since 1988. Major earthquakes struck in Italy, the Philippines, Iran, and Afghanistan. The Philippines were also slammed by Typhoon Bopha, which killed more than 1,000 people.
Let's see what the world’s natural disasters have in store for us in 2013!
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Flooding in Phattalung, Thailand
-More than 3,500 families in five different districts of Phatthalung over the Gulf of Tha…

Natural Disasters List December 30, 2012-Five killed in Colombian Landslide

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Landslide in southern Colombia
-At least seven injured and some 20 others are reported to be missing in a landslide in southern Colombia.
-Injured people are having treatment at University Hospital of Neiva.
-A search-and-rescue operation is afffected due to bad weather condition (Photo: EPA).
Update
-Bodies of five victims have been discovered. At least 20 people are still expected to be buried under the debris.
-Landslide occurred on the road between the cities of Neiva and San Vicente del Caguán to the south-west of the capital of Colombia.
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Natural Disasters List December 29, 2012-Landslide in Kenya kills 10

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Landslide in Marakwet, Kenya
-At least 10 people among them three children are reported to be killed in landslides in Elgeyo Marakwet County of Kenya.
-Several injured people are having treatment in the Kamwosor and Kipsaos health centres.
-The landslides occurred in Kocholwo, Simit, Kapsokom, Kaptarkom and Toroplongon areas of Marakwet.
-Heavy rainfall caused mudslide in the area. Following Kerio officials, rescue efforts are still on despite ongoing rain in the affected areas.
-In 2010, ten people died in western Kenya following heavy downpours in the region (Photo: The site where one of the houses was swept away by landslide at Kabur village, Kenya; Standardmedia).
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Natural Disasters List December 28, 2012-Tropical storm 'Quinta' kills 11 in Philippines

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Tropical storm Wukong in Philippines
-The death toll from Tropical Storm Wukong (local name Quinta) in the central Philippines has risen to 11. Three people are still missing.
-Flood displaced more than 28,000 people.
-A state of disaster has been declared in nine towns in Iloilo and Aklan provinces.
-Tropical storm Wukong damaged 124.43 million pesos (3.02 million U.S. dollars) worth of crops.
-Typhoon Bopha killed hundreds of people earlier this month. The Philippines is hit by about 20 major storms or typhoons each year (Photo: Tagum, Davao del Norter province, in southern island of Mindanao; AFP).
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Natural Disasters List December 27, 2012-Baghdad worst flooding in 30 years kills four

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Flooding in Baghdad, Iraq
-Four killed in worst flooding in 30 years in Baghdad.
-Several hospitals in the city including Fatima al-Zahra hospital in Sadr City was also flooded.
-Government has declared national holiday today.
-Following  Iraqi Meteorological Organization, about 6.75 centimeters (2.56 inches) of rain fell in Baghdad on Wednesday.Flooding across Malaysia
-Floods triggered by torrential rains in Malaysia killed two people.
-More than 20,000 people are currently living in evacuation centers.
-Recent flood in Malaysia is expected to be worst since 1971!
-Floods have affected Terengganu, Kelantan and Pahang area of Malaysia.
-More rain on the Malaysian east coast is for…

Natural Disasters List December 26, 2012-Christmas Storm kills three in Southern U.S.

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Tornadoes and Snowstorms across southern United States
-Several tornadoes reported across southern United States.
-Tornado touched down in Mobile, Alabama. There were reports of damage to trees and widespread power outages.-At least two person are reported to be killed in different weather-related accidents across southern United States. One was killed in Texas and another in Oklahoma.
-Following The National Weather Service (NWS), tornadoes also touched down in Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana. Tornado in McNeill in southern Mississippi damaged 12 houses and injured eight people.
-More than 180 flights nationwide were canceled by midday.
-Following Accuweather.com, the…

Tornadoes and Snowstorms across southern United States: 3 killed

Recent Natural Disasters 2012: Winter storm brings tornadoes, snow to US South.
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-Death toll from the Christmas storm has risen to three.
-At least 34 tornadoes reported from Texas to Alabama.


-Winter storm system caused snow to U.S. South.
-Tornado touched down in Mobile, Alabama. There were reports of damage to trees and widespread power outages.
-At least two person are reported to be killed in different weather-related accidents across southern United States. One was killed in Texas and another in Oklahoma.
-Following The National Weather Service (NWS), tornadoes also t…

Natural Disasters List December 25, 2012-Flood in Malaysia, worst since 1971!

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Flood in Malaysia
-More than 10,8000 people displaced due to flood in the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. Recent floods have affected Terengganu, Kelantan and Pahang area of Malaysia.
-The Kelantan River at the Guillemard Bridge in Tanah Merah, Golok River in Jenob, Tanah Merah and in Rantau Panjang are running above the danger level.
-A total 52 flood relief centres were now open all over Terengganu.
-Flood in Kuantan is expected to be worst since 1971.
Terengganu: Around 5,297 victims are in evacuation centers. Flood relief centres in operation in Terengganu are: Besut (16), Dungun (12), Hulu Terengganu (16), Kemaman (13), Kuala Terengganu (eight), Marang (10) and Setiu (1…

Natural Disasters List December 24, 2012-Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh, India kills 26

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Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh, India
-At least 26 people died in the last 24 hours because of the extreme cold in Uttar Pradesh region of India.
-Fatalities are from Basti, Jaunpur, Ballia, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Bhadohi and Chandauli.
-All schools and colleges in Lucknow are closed till January 5, 2013.
-All major trains from the capital Delhi to Lucknow are running slow due to dense fog.
-Several flights to and from Lucknow were cancelled.
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-At least 5,134 people became homeless due to floods in Mannaar district of Sri Lanka.
-Following th…

Natural Disasters List December 23, 2012-Red alert issued for Copahue Volcano

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Flooding and landslides in Swansea and Pontypridd, Wales
-Several homes were evacuated after landslips due to flooding in a Swansea valley village and in Pontypridd.
-Flooding also disrupted train services between Cardiff Central and Bridgend, and Caersws and Machynlleth in Powys.
-Lostwithiel in Cornwall and the area around Barnstaple in north Devon, England were also among the worst hit.
-People in Braunton, Umberleigh, Barnstaple and Bishops Tawton all suffered as Rivers Yeo and Caen burst their banks.
-There are currently seven flood warnings by the Environment Agency in Wales (Photo: River Bray burst its banks and flooded Brayford, in north Devon; Guardian PA).
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Natural Disasters List December 22, 2012-Landslide in American Samoa

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Landslide in American Samoa
-Landslide in American Samoa cut access between Afono and Vatia village.
-A huge tree fell over and brought down a large section of the hill. Big boulders have covered the road.
-Landslide occurred after 1 in the morning. One lane was cleared in Afono after 10:30 am (Photo: Talanei.com).
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Natural Disasters List December 21, 2012-U.S. Midwest Blizzard Kills 8

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Massive snowstorm in U.S. Midwest
-Eight killed in recent U.S. Midwest snowstorms. Fatalities are reported from Utah, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska.
-The Weather Channel said around 27 centimetres of snow covered parts of Wisconsin, with around 20 centimetres in Omaha, Nebraska.
-Snowstorm canceled more than 600 flights at Chicago's two airports, O'Hare and Midway. Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines also canceled their flights.
-Most major roads across Iowa remained closed due to snow and ice buildup.
-Many schools across Nebraska and Iowa were closed. Final exams at University of Wisconsin at Madison was also  canceled.
-According to the N…

Common beliefs that the end of the World is December 21, 2012

Recent Natural Disasters 2012: There are some of the common beliefs which claims that end of the world is December 21, 2012.
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There are some of the common beliefs which claims that end of the world is December 21, 2012.

-Mayan calendar ends on December 21,  2012.
-There is a planet or brown dwarf called Nibiru or Planet X or Eris that is approaching the Earth and threatening our planet with widespread destruction.
-Planets will align in a way that will impacts Earth.
-Earth is in danger of being hit by a meteor in 2012.
-A giant solar storms is predi…