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Emergency evacuation centre established at Cessnock

With the LGA being declared a Natural Disaster zone this evening, an emergency evacuation centre has also been set up in Cessnock.

Pakistan earthquake kills at least 20

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 has hit southern Pakistan, killing 20 people, most of them women and children, and injuring about 300, at a time when many victims were asleep, authorities say.

Four killed as cyclone Shaheen hits Oman

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen has killed four people as it slammed into Oman with ferocious winds and heavy rain, flooding streets, prompting evacuations from coastal areas and delaying flights to and from the capital, Muscat.

US cleaning up after Hurricane Ida, at least 44 dead

Hurricane Ida's toll has risen to 12 storm deaths in Louisiana, still far outpaced by the dozens killed in flooded Northeast US states where President Joe Biden is heading next week to assess damage.

German floods kill 133, hundreds missing

Rescue workers have searched flood-ravaged parts of western Germany for survivors as water levels remained high in many towns and houses continued to collapse in the country's worst natural disaster in half a century.
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