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A tropical storm floods villages and cuts power to millions in parts of Bangladesh and India

A tropical storm floods villages and cuts power to millions in parts of Bangladesh and India

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The weakening tropical storm Remal flooded dozens of coastal villages and left nearly 30 million people without power Monday in southern Bangladesh and eastern India. At least 10 people died in Bangladesh. About 3.
Firefighters hang out welcome banners as evacuees return to Fort Nelson, B.C.

Firefighters hang out welcome banners as evacuees return to Fort Nelson, B.C.

FORT NELSON, B.C. — For more than two weeks, firefighters battled to bring the Parker Lake wildfire threatening the northeast B.C. community of Fort Nelson under control.
Aurora seen by millions from qathet to Australia

Aurora seen by millions from qathet to Australia

End of May weather now called 'May-uary' due to cold/rain
As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

It was 15 years ago that Ontario student Justin Wood started feeling sick. A keen soccer player, snowboarder and mountain biker, Wood said he didn't know the cause but he had to "back off from playing sports and back off from academics.
Good morning, Peak readers, here's today's forecast

Good morning, Peak readers, here's today's forecast

Photo feature of the day, current and upcoming temperature details, today in history and local gas prices
Governments must disaster-proof Canada's hospitals against climate change: experts

Governments must disaster-proof Canada's hospitals against climate change: experts

OTTAWA — A wall of flames met David Matear when he finally stepped outside of the downtown Fort McMurray hospital, after the final patient was hurried out of the building and into a waiting bus. "You couldn't see the trees.
Will Metro Vancouver have frequent powerful storms this 'Juneuary'?

Will Metro Vancouver have frequent powerful storms this 'Juneuary'?

Metro Vancouver's June is often called "Juneuary" because it sees bouts of markedly cold temperatures and plentiful rainfall.
Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul faces economic woes after floods, and an unclear path to rebuilding

Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul faces economic woes after floods, and an unclear path to rebuilding

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Flooding in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul state ravaged nearly everything needed for economic activity, from local shops to factories, farms and ranches.
Canadian Hurricane Centre says active storm season predicted for East Coast

Canadian Hurricane Centre says active storm season predicted for East Coast

HALIFAX — Canada’s East Coast is likely to see an active storm season this year because of record high water temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean, say hurricane forecasters.
Dangerous brew: Ocean heat and La Nina combo likely mean more Atlantic hurricanes this summer

Dangerous brew: Ocean heat and La Nina combo likely mean more Atlantic hurricanes this summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Get ready for what nearly all the experts think will be one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, thanks to unprecedented ocean heat and a brewing La Nina.