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Jul 22 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/22/13): More Summer Flooding in China, Removal of Veazie Dam Begins in Maine

This week: Over 300 people lost in floods this year in China, flash flooding in Arizona, the removal of Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River begins in Maine, more behind the massive flooding in Uttarakhand, India, and Alberta one month after the flood. China floods claim 337 lives so far this year (AlJazeera) Flooding in …

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Jul 01 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/1/13): India Dealing with the Aftermath of the Uttarakhand Flooding, How Large was the Flooding in Calgary?

This week: 3,000 estimated still missing in Uttarakhand, India, while the death toll is still uncertain and ranges from 600 to 10,000, how large was the flood in Calgary, the lack of gaging and predictability on the Alberta channels, and California‚Äôs largest dam removal project in history gets going at the San Clemente Dam. India …

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Jun 24 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/24/13): Near 1,000 Dead in Uttarakhand, India Flooding as the Rain Continues, the Clean Up Begins in Alberta, Canada

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This Week: The rescue efforts continue in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand, India as the rain continues and near 1,000 are confirmed dead with many still missing, and the aftermath of the record flooding in Calgary and Alberta, Canada. Uttarakhand: 10,000 still stranded as rain, landslides hamper rescue operations (Times of India) Fresh rain, landslides …

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Jun 21 2013

Devastating Floods in Uttarakhand, India (Footage)

Kedarnath temple priest Dinesh Bagwari told BBC Hindi that he heard a loud explosion as a lake above the town burst its banks. “The floods arrived minutes later and everything was gone in 15 minutes,” he said. “We spent 36 hours without water or food. I saw several hundred people trapped in inhuman conditions. Five …

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