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Human Presence

Wildfires Threaten Northern Alberta
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Wildfires Threaten Northern Alberta

Some residents of High Level, Canada, were forced to evacuate in the face of a large and out-of-control wildfire that has started advancing toward the town.

Published May 20, 2019

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Lights Out after Cyclone Fani
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Lights Out after Cyclone Fani

The powerful storm, one of the worst to hit India since 1999, knocked out electricity across the state of Odisha.

Published May 8, 2019

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Reservoir Swells Upstream of Mosul
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Reservoir Swells Upstream of Mosul

Satellite data shows that water levels in Iraq’s largest reservoir have reached heights not seen in more than a decade.

Published May 7, 2019

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Fani Threatens India
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Fani Threatens India

The storm strengthened and bore down on the country's eastern coast as a very severe tropical cyclone.

Published May 2, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone Fani
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Tropical Cyclone Fani

The storm, currently spinning over the Bay of Bengal, is advancing toward the eastern coast of India.

Published May 1, 2019

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