Tuesday, September 06, 2005

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Today's Disaster Log at The Times of India

Typhoon Nabi lashes southern Japan

TOKYO: Typhoon Nabi lashed southern Japan on Tuesday,
injuring at least 15 people and forcing tens of thousands to
evacuate, as the government dispatched troops to fortify
defences against the waves and flooding.
Three people were reported missing.

Typhoon Talim leaves 99 dead in China
BEIJING: At least 99 people were confirmed dead and 36
others missing in floods and landslides triggered by typhoon
Talim in east China, latest reports said on Tuesday.

Strong quake jolts Taiwan
TAIPEI: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rattled
Taiwan on Tuesday and shook buildings in the capital,
the Central Weather Bureau said.

Sri Lanka tsunami shelters destroyed in fire
COLOMBO: At least 14 temporary shelters occupied by tsunami
survivors in southern Sri Lanka were destroyed in a fire, police
said on Tuesday.

Hurricane survivors throw Gay Parade
NEW ORLEANS: Music, Mardi Gras beads, costumes and confetti
returned to the French Quarter as a determined handful of hurricane
survivors vowed to keep the spirit of New Orleans alive.

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