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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from natural disasters, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 231 stories have been published about natural disasters which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Environment · Lima

Peru earthquake: 7.2 magnitude quake shakes south of country

Coverage: 37 sources
Magnitude 7.2 quake shakes a remote region of southern Peru on Thursday. Quake swayed some buildings in La Paz, the capital of neighboring Bolivia. Quake was also felt in Peruvian cities such as Arequipa, Tacna and Cusco. No immediate reports of damage or injury.See the Story
Protest · Abadan

Iran Protesters Seek Justice as Building Collapse Toll Rises

45% Center coverage: 27 sources
Hundreds take to streets in southwestern Iran demanding justice after tower block collapse. Large section of the 10-storey Metropol building crumbled on Monday, causing one of Iran's deadliest such disasters in years. At least 10 people were arrested following the incident, including the mayor and two former mayors.See the Story
US & Canada · Beijing

13 dead, 3 missing after torrential rains in southern China

39% Right coverage: 18 sources
At least 15 people have died in torrential rains across southern China, state media reported. Eight died in two building collapses from landslides in Fujian province. Five others died and three were missing in Yunnan province, about 1,200 kilometers away. Three children were swept away by floodwaters in Guangxi region.See the Story
Asia · Timor-Leste

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off Lospalos, East Timor

50% Right coverage: 10 sources
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of East Timor, the U.S. Geological Survey says. There are no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake was also felt in Darwin, Australia, which lies across the Timor Sea from the epicenter.See the Story
US & Canada · Santa Fe

Two US Forest Service Prescribed Burns Became Massive Fire

62% Center coverage: 16 sources
Two fires that merged to create largest wildfire in New Mexico history traced to planned burns. Firefighting costs already surpass $132 million, climbing by $5 million a day. At least 330 homes destroyed as flames raged through nearly 500 square miles (1,300 square kilometers) of high-altitude pine forests.See the Story
Asia · Jakarta

Indonesia rescuers search for 26 after boat capsizes

Coverage: 11 sources
A boat with 43 people on board capsized off Indonesia's Sulawesi island. Rescue teams were looking for 26 people missing on Saturday. Authorities said they think the accident was caused by a fuel shortage and bad weather. See the Story
Asia · Darwin

Darwin hit by 6.4 magnitude earthquake

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
Northern Territory capital rocked by an earthquake that lasted for a half minute. There were more than 500 "felt" reports so far. The quake originated nearly 140km away in East Timor. The Bureau of Meteorology told concerned locals there was no tsunami threat as a result of the earthquake.See the Story
US & Canada · Ottawa

Here's what we know about the storm cleanup in Ottawa today

Coverage: 2 sources
Hydro Ottawa has restored power to more than 151,000 customers. As of Friday evening, 26,000 homes and businesses remained without power. Hydro Ottawa still has over "150 events" to be managed and completed. The city of Ottawa is launching a new neighbourhood cleanup program.See the Story
US & Canada · Ottawa

'It feels like a nightmare': Friends, family mourn loss of Ottawa man killed by storm

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Rob Hayami died Wednesday after being injured in the powerful storm that hit Ottawa on May 21. Hayami loved to play the guitar and had a great ear for music, according to his friend Steve Hamre. He leaves behind his son, his wife Kristine McGillivray, his brothers Geoff and Steven and his parents Hiroshi and Jane.See the Story

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