• Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:38
    'Destructive' cyclones bear down on Australia
    Twin "very destructive" category 4 cyclones were bearing down on Australia's northern and western coasts on Saturday, forcing evacuations in both regions, officials said.
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  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:25
    Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared
    Nakhon Si Thammarat - Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:00
    Six seaside areas in Nakhon Si Thammarat named disaster zones
    Nakhon Si Thammarat Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada has designated six seaside districts of the province as disaster zones and ordered the evacuation of residents by this evening.
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  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:49
    Bangkok recycling plant gutted in stubborn fire
    A major fire at a Bangkok recycling plant forced the evacuation of residents from an adjacent four-storey apartment building early Wednesday.
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
    Flash floods kill 2 in provinces
    Fastrising waters in Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chumphon force evacuation of critical patients; brings southbound traffic to halt.
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:10
    Fires, explosions erupt in multiple US towns near Boston
    Mass evacuations from US towns north of Boston were underway Thursday after dozens of fires and suspected gas explosions erupted, police said, leaving at least six injuries.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:33
    Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan
    The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings.
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  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00
    Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots
    A fight between two groups of young men that culminated in shots being fired on Thursday prompted the evacuation of a mall in Toronto, a month after a mass shooting in the nation's largest city left two dead.
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  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 19:17
    Mudslide-hit village in Nan province evacuated
    The chief of the Bo Kluea district in Nan province on Saturday ordered the evacuation of 33 remaining families from a valley village after a mudslide from a mountain buried four houses, killing at least seven people.
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  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 14:27
    Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon
    A powerful typhoon hurtled towards Japan on Saturday, prompting local authorities to issue early evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's crosshairs.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:19
     Floods from Laos dam collapse force evacuations in Cambodia
    Attapeu , Laos - The torrent of water unleashed in a deadly Laos dam collapse has drained into Cambodia, forcing thousands to be evacuated, as rescuers on Thursday battled monsoon rains to find scores of Laotians still missing after whole villages were washed away. 
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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:35
    Calls for relief aid as hundreds missing in dam collapse in Laos, PM onsite
    Laos' Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith suspended his Cabinet meeting on Tuesday after an under construction saddle dam of the Xe-Pian Dam in the Southern province of Attapeu collapsed in heavy rains, causing flooding of hundreds of households and a massive evacuation effort, according to the Laos News Agency (KPL).
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  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:02
    Hooyah! All footballers and coach out of cave
    All 12 young footballers and their assistant coach who were trapped inside Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai for two weeks have been evacuated from the cave on day 3 of the rescue operation.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 17:41
    Mission chief hits out at errant media
    The rescue mission chief on Monday issued a stern warning to the media covering the evacuation of footballers stranded in a Chiang Rai cave after a news outlet was found flying a drone without permission and another outlet reportedly got access to the police radio frequency and broadcast it.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:15
    Day 2 of evacuations underway after equipment restocked for journey
    The second day’s evacuations began at 11am on Monday to remove the remaining eight Mu Pa Academy footballers and their coach from the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province, according to mission chief Narongsak Osottanakorn.
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