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Toll in Japan rains hit 3, some evacuation orders lifted

Apo - The death toll from heavy rains in Japan rose to three on Thursday, as authorities urged local authorities to stay on alert despite the lifting of some evacuation orders.

Two dead as Japan orders 870,000 to flee heavy rains

Apo - Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings and orders for 870,000 people to seek safety.

Two dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee heavy rains

Apo - Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings, and orders for 670,000 people to seek safety.

Another death as heavy rains prompt evacuations in Japan

Apo - Torrential rains killed one woman and caused flooding and landslides in southern Japan on Thursday, authorities said, as they began lifting evacuation orders that had been in place for over one million people.

Two dead after apartment buildings collapse in rain-soaked Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - At least two people were killed when adjacent apartment buildings collapsed in an impoverished neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro on Friday, Brazilian officials said, days after torrential rain wreaked havoc in the city.

Two killed as buildings collapse in rain-soaked Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - At least two people were killed in Brazil on Friday when two buildings collapsed in a hillside neighborhood near Rio de Janeiro, a region hard hit by heavy rain and flash floods, firefighters said.

Torrential rain in Rio de Janeiro leaves 10 dead

Rio De Janeiro - Torrential rain left at least 10 people dead in Rio de Janeiro, officials said Tuesday, as emergency workers rescued people trapped by the downpour and clean-up efforts gathered pace.

Torrential rain in Rio de Janeiro leaves seven dead

Rio De Janeiro - Torrential rain left seven people dead in Rio de Janeiro, officials said Tuesday, as emergency workers raced to rescue people trapped by the downpour and clean-up efforts got under way.

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Friday with survivors of devastating rains that killed at least 204 people in flash flooding and landslides, as the government pledged more aid.

Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll tops 200

Apo - Japanese rescue workers searched the ruins of homes Thursday looking for dozens of people still missing after deadly rains that killed more than 200 people.

Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll nears 200

Apo - Japanese rescue workers searched the ruins of homes Thursday looking for dozens of people still missing after deadly rains that killed nearly 200 people.

Forced from home by floods, Japanese go back to school

Kurashiki - Kaon Omori peeked into her classroom in the Japanese town of Kurashiki, gawping at evacuees forced from their homes by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed 179 people.

Japan PM meets stranded evacuees in flood disaster zone

Kurashiki - Japan's prime minister met Wednesday with people forced from their homes by devastating rains that have killed at least 179 people, as the government said it would review its disaster management plans.

Survivors of deadly Japan floods face uncertain future

Nihon - As Tomie Takebe looked at the ruins of her flood-ravaged home in the Japanese town of Kurashiki, she struggled to say whether she would ever live there again.

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156

Apo - Hopes of finding survivors were fading on Tuesday as rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 156 lives in Japan's worst weather-related disaster for decades.

Flood-postponed EU-Japan summit moved to Tokyo

Apo - Tokyo will now host an EU-Japan summit on July 17 to sign a free trade accord after the Japanese premier cancelled the talks in Brussels because of deadly floods at home, the European Commission said Monday.

A desperate wait for news after deadly Japan rains

Nihon - In the devastated Japanese town of Kumano, Kosuke Kiyohara sat quietly, watching rescue workers push through the debris of battered homes and waiting for news of his missing sister and nephews.

Why have record Japan rains been so deadly?

Apo - Japan is famously prone to natural disasters including earthquakes and tsunamis, and is generally considered well-prepared to cope. So why has record rainfall caused at least 100 deaths?

Landslide warnings as Japan digs through rain devastation

Apo - Desperate relatives braced for bad news Monday as rescuers dug through landslides in the wake of severe floods that have killed 100 people and left swathes of central and western Japan under water.

Official death toll from record Japan rains rises to 75

Apo - The death toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose to 75 on Monday, according to an official tally, as rescue operations continued.

'I don't know where to start': Rains devastate Japan town

Mihara - Masanori Hiramoto stood before his traditional home in the Japanese town of Mihara, speechless at the destruction caused by record rains that have killed dozens of people."I have lived here all my life.

Toll nears 60 as Japan scrambles to rescue flood victims

Nihon - The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose Sunday to at least 57, officials said, as rescue workers and troops struggled in the mud and water to save lives.

30 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

Apo - Record rainfall devastated parts of Japan on Saturday, killing at least 30 people, as homes disappeared beneath floodwaters and landslides, and authorities ordered over 1.9 million evacuations.

Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

Apo - The death toll from record downpours in Japan jumped to at least 20, with more than 1.9 million people ordered to evacuate on Saturday, as heavy rain continued to strike large areas in the west of the country.

Review: 'Rain' puts on a fantastic Beatles tribute at The Hulu Theater Special

New York City - On Friday, May 4, the "Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles" show took place at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, which was well-received.

'Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles' set for Hulu Theater at MSG

New York - "Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles" will be taking place at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden from May 3 to 6, 2018.

Review: ARTY will blow your mind with new electronic single 'Rain' Special

Electronic music star ARTY has released his latest single "Rain" on Armada Music, and the song is infectious. Digital Journal has the scoop.

ARTY discusses new single 'Rain,' electronic music, future plans Special

Famed DJ and producer ARTY chatted with Digital Journal about his new single "Rain," his love for electronic music, and the digital transformation of the dance music scene.

Rain and evictions add to Rohingya misery

Cox's Bazar - Heavy monsoon rain heaped new misery Sunday on hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohinyga stuck in makeshift camps in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar, as authorities started a drive to force them to a new site.

The Script's Danny O'Donoghue talks 'Rain,' future, success Special

New York - The Script's lead singer Danny O'Donoghue chatted with Digital Journal about their new single "Rain," their upcoming concert at Radio City Music Hall, and the digital transformation of the music industry.
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The first massive, huge thunderstorm to hit the city of Toronto this summer (2010).
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The first massive, huge thunderstorm to hit the city of Toronto this summer (2010).
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