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Indonesian Children Cling To Collapsed Bridge To Get To School (VIDEO)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 20, 2012

Children have been risking their lives to get to school as images released show students precariously crossing a broken suspension bridge in Indonesia, after it was damaged by flooding.


The bridge, which was built in 2001, provides a route over the Ciberang river to the school in Sanghiang Tanjung. Despite nearly collapsing after a pillar supporting the bridge was damaged on Monday by floods, the children are clinging onto the bars – all to avoid taking a detour to the next bridge which would add half an hour to their journey.


The children, some as young as five, are putting their lives in danger to get to school.


According to The Daily Mail, locals have already reported sections disappearing overnight.


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Hurricane Katia claims first victim as it heads to Britain

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 12, 2011

A satellite image of Hurricane Katia (Pic: AFP/NASA)

Hurricane Katia has claimed its first reported victim as it heads for Britain.

Thomas Clarke, 33, was struck by a “huge” wave and swept out to sea on Friday.

Rescuers retrieved his camera bag and shoes but his body could not be found.

Winds of up to 80mph are expected to cause disruption to northern England and Scotland when the storm arrives here today.

Last night 30ft waves were battering the west coast of Ireland.

Mr Clarke, of County Cavan, Northern Ireland, was swept away in Maine, US. He was visiting America for a friend’s wedding.

Billy Payne, forecaster for MeteoGroup, said last night: “There is potential for damage, especially with trees, and the winds will be strong enough to cause some structural problems.”

high winds will be accompanied by heavy rain and the Environment Agency has issued several flood alerts for inland and coastal areas.

An alert – which warns that flooding is possible – has been issued along the North Sea coast in Yorkshire between Bridlington and Barmston with people being told to be aware of overtopping spray and waves at high tide. Read the rest of this entry »

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Australia Cyclone Warning Grips Flood-Ravaged North

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 1, 2011

Please do not give any more trouble to Australia. What happened that was more than enough.
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Australia Summer Marked By Snow, Heavy Flooding (VIDEO)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on December 20, 2010

Can our scientists justify this? If not, I will go to Eastern astrologis­t.
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