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Raging Newfoundland forest fires grow overnight, as crews look to forecast rain to quell blazes | CBC News

Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial forest fire duty officer is looking to the forecast for rain Tuesday, after a raging forest fire near Grand Falls-Windsor widened overnight by more than 50 per cent.  Jeff Motty said the size of the Paradise Lake fire, located in a forested area of central Newfoundland, is estimated at 10,337 hectares, or 100 […]

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Sports

Despite rain, successful Keyser Open tennis tournament concludes

Despite rain, successful Keyser Open tennis tournament concludes WV News Source link

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US

Kentucky flood survivors hope for another miracle as they brace for more rain

Over the past week, across the now-declared disaster area, survivors have shared harrowing stories with CNN of barely escaping the rushing waters, incredible rescue missions, and desperate attempts to save their families and themselves. But they also have stories of barely surviving the cruel wake once the water receded — being stranded by washed out […]

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UK

UK on brink of energy disaster as Norway could cut power to Britain over ‘lack of rain’

Ukraine: Energy may cause ‘fragmentation’ of unity says Melvin In October, the UK’s energy prices are expected to rise by 70 percent, taking average annual household dual-fuel bills covering both gas and electricity to more than £3,359. Countries across Europe have seen energy prices rise following the increase in wholesale prices, which has been blamed […]

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UK

UK storm forecast: Charts show heatwave to spark lightning and rain across Britain – maps

The north of the UK is likely to see storms and wet weather as the hotter-than-average continues. Charts show lighting storms blanketing Scotland and the majority of the north of England as well as Northern Ireland and Wales next week. Netweather reports that storms are likely to begin to appear next Wednesday, August 10, and […]

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Sports

Hungarian Grand Prix P3 and Qualifying: Ferrari favourites ahead of Red Bull amid rain and storms

Live updates from the final practice session and qualifying at the Hungaroring in Budapest as Ferrari are favourites ahead of Red Bull, but heavy rain is set to throw up surprises ahead of Sunday’s race; coverage is live on Sky Sports F1 from 11.45am Source link

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UK

Met office warning: Fog to shroud Britain as washout brings needed rain after heatwave

Forecasters warned there is likely to be early morning mist and fog that will gradually lift to reveal sunshine from 7am. But for those in the north, it is likely to be cloudy and some will experience drizzle and light rain. The Met Office tweeted: “Rather cloudy for some in the north with further bursts of […]

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US

Heavy rain in eastern Kentucky leads to life-threatening flash flooding

A flash flood emergency is in effect until 8:30 a.m. ET for portions of Perry, Leslie and Clay counties, and flash flood warnings are in effect for other nearby areas, the National Weather Service said. “This is a particularly dangerous situation. Seek higher ground now!” the weather service said in one alert early Thursday. “Numerous […]

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World

Russian forces launch massive missile strikes rain terror on Donetsk

Kyiv said the shelling was relentless, with missiles hitting the cities of Bakhmut, Kramatorsk, Chasiv Yar, Sloviansk and Kostiantynivka, as well as surrounding villages. A spokesman said: “The operational situation in the region is that continuous shelling is underway all over the front line.  “It’s a reminder that Russian invaders are continuously shelling the Donetsk […]

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US

Flash flooding causes water rescues, road closures across St. Louis region

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – Heavy rains and flash flooding impacted the St. Louis region Tuesday. At 3:30 a.m., first responders blocked off all lanes of eastbound Interstate 64 near Grand. It reopened just before 7 a.m. Tuesday. On Interstate 55, drivers were diverted off the highway before Potomac. Eastbound Interstate 44 is the third […]