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- Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
BBC News. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:47:29 GMT.
- VIDEO: Footage shows hail hit Sussex
Torrential rain and hail storms across England have led to major travel problems and flash flooding across parts of England.
BBC News. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:53:36 GMT.
- Hernan weakens to a tropical storm in the Pacific
Hernan has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico's Pacific coast.
Miami Herald. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:06 EDT.
- Rare Lightning Strike at Los Angeles Beach Kills 1, Injures 8
One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:08:12 -0400.
- 1 dead, 13 injured after rare summer lightning storm hits L.A.
A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:59:22 EDT.
- ArtsBeat: Rain Cuts Short Once-in-a-Generation Performance of ‘Hommy’
The first performance in 40 years of “Hommy: A Latin Opera,” a 1973 album by Larry Harlow’s Orchestra Harlow that was meant as a salsa rejoinder to the Who’s “Tommy,” was stopped halfway through.
By Jon Pareles. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:07:07 GMT.
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- TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes Off Taiwan, Killing Dozens
The twin turbprop crashed while attempting an emergency landing as Typhoon Matmo brought heavy winds and rain to the region.
By Austin Ramzy. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:02:56 GMT.
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- TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes on Landing in Taiwan
A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:37:16 -0400.
- Hearthstone's 'Curse of Naxxramas' Is An Expansion Of The Concept Of DLC Itself
The first expansion for Blizzard's Hearthstone launched today, called Curse of Naxxramas after an old foe in Warcraft lore. ...
By Paul Tassi. Forbes. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT.
- Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic
MIAMI (AP) A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate over the next few days.The depression's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:15:16 +1200.
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