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July 11, 2018 6:50 AM Rain, winds wreak havoc in Labuan

LABUAN: Torrential rain accompanied by strong winds hit this duty-free-island today, toppling several trees and lamp posts and damaging property. The rain and winds struck this city from about 8am to 10am. The winds lasted until early afternoon. No casualties or injuries were reported. Several trees toppled and branches fell onto roads in various areas 7

July 10, 2018 6:49 AM Storm Beryl leaves thousands without power in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN: Thousands of Puerto Ricans lost power Monday as driving rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl neared the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria 10 months ago. "The entire government of Puerto Rico is on alert for the passage of Beryl's remnants, and heavy rain is expected in the local area," Ricardo Rossello, governor of the US territory 13

July 9, 2018 7:00 AM Japan PM cancels overseas trip as rain toll hits 100: Local media

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100, local media said Monday. Abe had been expected to visit Belgium, France, Saudi Arabia and Egypt from Wednesday. His office declined to comment on the reports. Abe reportedly told the deputy 5

June 20, 2018 9:53 AM Woman crushed to death by tree branch

MALACCA: A 23-year-old woman was killed after the SYM motorcycle she was riding was hit by a falling tree branch while on her way to work in Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama, Bukit Beruang here today. In the 8am incident, Intan Syahira Ahmad Safri died at the scene following serious injuries. The second child of four siblings was riding the machine from her rented 5

June 14, 2018 2:06 PM All eyes tracking Tiger as 118th US Open tees off

SOUTHAMPTON, United States: Tiger Woods's latest bid to end his 10-year major championship drought begins Thursday at a US Open stacked with talent and packed with compelling story lines. By the time Woods was to tee off at Shinnecock Hills at 1:47 pm (1747 GMT) — alongside world number one Dustin Johnson and second ranked Justin Thomas — the powerhouse 12

May 29, 2018 11:49 PM Galapagos iguanas transferred due to overpopulation

QUITO: Six land iguanas, endemic to the Galapagos Islands, have been relocated within the Pacific archipelago due to food shortages and overpopulation on the islet where they lived, Ecuador's Galapagos National Park said Tuesday. The reptiles were moved from the islet of Venice to Dragon Hill, on the neighbouring island of Santa Cruz. "The shortage of rain, little 7

May 29, 2018 1:06 PM Teenager Shapovalov eases to victory on Roland Garros debut

PARIS: Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov eased to a 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Australian John Millman in his first ever main-draw French Open match on Tuesday. The 19-year-old, who lost in Roland Garros qualifying last year but is now the 24th seed, was erratic at times but always had too much power for his opponent. He will next take on German world 9

May 29, 2018 1:26 AM Floods inundate 98 houses in SPT, Penang

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Floods caused by incessant rain lasting more than four hours have inundated several areas in Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT), affecting 98 houses. District police chief ACP Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said strong winds and heavy rain swept over SPT from 11.30pm till 3am today with the tide rising to 2.4 metres at 12.01am. According to Nik Ros Azhan 10

May 28, 2018 12:12 AM Three day mourning for dozens dead in Uganda bus crash

KAMPALA: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday declared three days of mourning after dozens died when a speeding bus hit a tractor at night and then ploughed into a truck. The Red Cross put the toll at 48 dead, including 16 children, but police said 22 died and 14 were injured. The accident was one of the deadliest in Uganda in recent years and happened 13

May 27, 2018 2:07 AM Over 250 Lunas villagers hit by flash floods

KULIM: More than 250 residents of 10 villages in Lunas have been affected by flash floods due to heavy rain from 2pm to 8pm yesterday. Lunas state assemblyman Azman Nasrudin said all the victims were placed at two flood relief centres opened at the Sungai Seluang Mosque and Taman Sang Kancil Surau. "The main road connecting Padang Serai and Lunas was also flooded 10