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Cyclone Jasper Winds Topple Big Tree in Queensland

Damaging winds from Cyclone Jasper on December 13-14 left tens of thousands without power, as flood warnings remained in place for numerous areas. The strength of the storm’s winds was dramatically demonstrated in videos from Laura Pischedda. Her first clip shows trees swaying in Port Douglas, Queensland, before a second clip shows the same scene,

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Strong Winds Topple Towering Metal Christmas Tree

What was supposed to be one Rio de Janeiro city’s Christmas main attraction became a major fiasco when a metallic 50-meter Christmas tree was toppled by strong winds in the early hours of Friday, December 8. According to local reports, the tree, made of metal and fiberglass, had not yet been inaugurated and cost the

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Noticias de dinero

Finding good investment returns in ill winds

Of all my mother’s oft-repeated sayings, the one I was most dubious about was “it’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good”. It means something like: “The neighbour’s tree may have fallen in the gale, but at least our garden will get more sun now!” In recent years, UK investors have been exposed to

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After Israel-Hamas war ends, two-state solution will face head winds

TEL AVIV —  When the Israel-Hamas war ends, the larger, decades-old issue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will remain festering, and, in the opinion of many, essential to resolve unless the cycle of death and destruction is to be repeated eternally. Within the Biden administration, and among European allies and throughout the Arab world, the answer is

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Santa Ana Winds Lash Southern California

Strong Santa Ana winds gusting as high as 98 mph hit Southern California on Monday, November 20, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. The NWS said Magic Mountain Truck Trail reported a wind gust reaching 98 mph early Monday morning. Footage taken by @SoCalweathernet captures the sound and sight of strong wind gusts blowing through

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Two killed in Bulgaria by falling trees in gale-force winds

Gale-force winds and heavy rain and snow hit large parts of Bulgaria on Sunday, claiming the lives of two people. ADVERTISEMENT On Saturday, police reported that a man had died after his van hit a fallen tree on a major boulevard in the capital, Sofia, while in the Black Sea city of Varna, a woman died

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