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Tropical Storm Lane will go down in Hawaii's history as one that made it into several top 5 categories in terms of strength and amount of rainfall.

Hurricane Lane set to go down in Hawaii’s history

Tropical Storm Lane will go down in Hawaii's history as one that made it into several top 5 categories in terms of strength and amount of rainfall.

Death toll rises to 41 as Kenya dam bursts after torrential rains

At least 41 people died after a dam burst in central Kenya, police said on Thursday, as residents described muddy waters ripping through their homes in what one survivor called "hell on earth".

At least 18 killed in landslides after heavy downpour in Rwanda

The mountainous East African country has been receiving heavy rain falls since January. More than 200 people have killed and 200 others injured in floods since the start of the year.

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 182

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines hit 182 early Sunday, with 153 people still missing, police said.

Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides – officials

Churches across Sierra w held special services Sunday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week.

Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides

Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people.

Fed govt condoles with Sierra Leoneans over loss of lives in mudslide

The Federal Government on Wednesday condoled with the people of Sierra Leone over the loss of lives and devastation caused by flooding and mudslides.

Red cross recovers 179 bodies from Sierra Leone mudslide

The Red Cross says 179 bodies have been brought to the central morgue in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, after a mudslide in the outskirts of the city on Monday morning.

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