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Mexico capital advises residents to stay inside due to fires

Mexico City’s government warned people Sunday to remain indoors as forest and brush fires carpeted the metropolis in a smoky haze that has alarmed even many of those accustomed to living with nagging air pollution. Outdoor activities on the capital’s main avenue continued, although fewer capital dwellers than usual came out to bike, rollerblade or […]

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‘Incredibly difficult’ to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors

Rains were still pounding parts of northern Mozambique on Tuesday, several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers faced “an incredibly difficult situation” in reaching thousands of survivors. The death toll was at 38. U.N. humanitarian spokeswoman Gemma Connell said bad weather kept badly needed supplies from arriving in the main […]

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Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. A tree fell onto a house Friday in Woodville, Florida, south of Tallahassee, killing the girl and injuring a 12-year-old boy, according to the Leon County Sheriffs […]

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UK weather forecast – Scandanavian blast of icy air today as chilly Britain endures another day of below-average temperatures before feared Easter washout

A SCANDINAVIAN blast of icy air will continue to keep Britain in the freezer today – ahead of a feared Easter washout next weekend. Sunday will be mainly dry and cloudy with some welcome spells of sunshine. But the mercury won't even breach double figures anywhere across the UK today, according to the Met Office. […]