Floods and Fires Worldwide

I have compiled this information from the Lunatic Outpost thread:

Moscow Choked by Smoke as Forest, Peat-Bog Fires Spread, Delaying Flights

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-08/moscow-choked-by-smoke-as-forest-peat-bog-fires-spread-delaying-flights.html

Hundreds of wildfires burn in Canada’s British Columbia

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-10895107

Lightning-sparked fires in WA prompt smoke warning

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2012513642_apwawashwildfires2ndldwritethru.html

Forest Service warns of Tongass National Forest fire risk (Alaska)

http://www.ktuu.com/Global/story.asp?S=12935773

Record Hot Summer Ignites Forest Fires in Iran

http://www.greenprophet.com/2010/08/iran-forest-fire-summer/

Fresh showers worsen flood conditions (Pakistan)

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Fresh-showers-worsen-flood-conditions/Article1-583955.aspx

500 missing after floods in Indian Kashmir

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i7_dGpMHlOOvey4p70kg_XYQIfLAD9HF7QIG0

Ten dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods (Poland, Germany, Czech Republic)

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gKNPodd6YyMED2TbzQCIq0ZDL0Vw

At least 65 die in China flooding

http://www.journalgazette.net/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100808/NEWS/308089936/1006/NEWS

Floods could cost farmers up to $3B (Canada)

http://www.calgaryherald.com/Floods+could+cost+farmers/3371918/story.html

Moscow authorities on Sunday opened more than 120 “anti-smog” centers to give residents an escape from record-breaking heat and choking smoke from wildfires blazing around the capital. Dozens of flights were grounded at local airports.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100808/ap_on_re_eu/eu_russia_fires

Trash clogging Three Gorges Dam

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1300606/Chinas-Three-Gorges-dam-threat-vast-floating-islands-rubbish.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

At least 127 dead, more than 1,000 missing after landslides in northwest China

http://wireupdate.com/wires/8483/at-least-127-dead-more-than-1000-missing-after-landslides-in-northwest-china/

Morgues and crematoria ‘overcrowded’ as toxic smog chokes Moscow

http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0809/toxic-smog-choking-moscow-shows-sign-abating/

Via Lunatic Outpost:

http://lunaticoutpost.com/Topic-Floods-n-Fires-worldwide?page=1

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