Tag Archives: Accidents and disasters

Typhoon damages buildings, floods roads on Korean peninsula

A typhoon has barreled through the Korean Peninsula, damaging buildings, flooding roads and destroying utility piles before weakening in a tropical storm Due to KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press 27 August 2020, 08:55 • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea – A typhoon swept …

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1 dead, 7 rescued to gas explosion levels Baltimore homes

BALTIMORE – A natural gas explosion on Monday morning destroyed three rows of homes in Baltimore, killing a woman and trapping other people in the rubble. At least seven people were seriously injured, and firefighters were searching for more survivors. Dozens of firefighters converted on the piles of rubble. A …

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Powerful derecho leaves paths of destruction across the Midwest

IOWA CITY, Iowa – A rare storm that grabbed 100 mph winds and struck like a domestic hurricane Monday across the Midwest, blowing over trees, overturning cars, causing widespread damage to property and leaving hundreds of thousands without power when it went through Chicago and into Indiana and Michigan. The …

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