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Cyclone Debbie smashes into Queensland coast

Tropical Cyclone Debbie pummelled the north Queensland coast after making landfall as a category four storm. Debbie hit the mainland between Airlie Beach and Bowen earlier today, bringing wind gusts of 260 kilometres per hour. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-28/bom-warning-cyclone-debbie-hours-from-hitting-north-queensland/8391174

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Mongolia herders hit by extreme weather

Herders in Mongolia say erratic weather events are destroying their way of life. Dry summers that are often followed by extreme winters are killing many of their animals, making it difficult to earn a living. Al Jazeera’s Pearly Jacob reports from Selenge. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera …

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Fire Threat in New South Wales is “Catastrophic”

The rural fire service in New South Wales, Australia, will be receiving assistance from the Australian Defence Force this week after a special emergency directive was activated. The COMDISPLAN was put into action after bush fires & tinder-dry conditions lead to a fire assessment of severe to catastrophic. Bushfires are bruning right across the state and aerial fire fighting crews …

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Severe Tropical Cyclone Jasmine Brushes New Caledonia

Severe Tropical Cyclone Jasmine is currently brushing the island territory of New Caledonia, a French collectivity 1500km East of Bundaberg, Australia. The storm follows hot on the heels of Tropical Cyclone Cyril. Jasmine is moving East-SouthEast at a rate of around 14 knots and winds nears the centre are estimated at about 90 knots, according to the Regional Specialized Meteorological …

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