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Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

May 14, 2018 - 3:42 PM

Winds of over 100 kilometers (62 miles) per hour struck parts of north, east and southern India late Sunday, uprooting trees, electricity pylons and damaging houses, officials from federal and state disaster management agencies say

AFTER THE STORM. Indian workers remove a damaged electrical transmission tower which collapsed in a storm on May 12 in Ibban Kallan village on the outskirts of Amritsar on May 13, 2018.  Photo by Narinder Naru/AFP

Massive sandstorm, record winds hit Tehran

Jun 02, 2014 - 11:02 PM

At least three people were killed and dozens injured in Tehran when an unprecedented sandstorm and record winds hit the city