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California: strong winds increase danger of fresh wildfires around the state

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Blustery winds surged through California, raising fears of fresh wildfires as red flag warnings of dangerous fire conditions continues in mountains, valleys, canyons and deserts. At least a half-dozen fires erupted ar...

1.6m Britons still on furlough in July as scheme winds down

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The number of workers coming back from furlough fell sharply in July despite the removal of most pandemic restrictions across the UK, with 1.6m jobs still on emergency wage support at the end of the month. Figures fro...

Caldor fire: changing winds offer hope as firefighters battle blaze near Lake Tahoe

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With winds finally turning in their favor, firefighters are throwing all their resources into boxing a California blaze burning mere miles from Lake Tahoe and neighboring Nevada. Three days of fiercely gusting winds h...

‘Pivotal day’: firefighters battle to head off Caldor blaze ahead of gusty winds

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Firefighters faced a critical day in efforts to prevent a huge California wildfire from reaching the Lake Tahoe resort region on Saturday, fearing that hot, gusty winds could fuel the stubborn blaze. The Caldor fire ...

Poland halts Afghan evacuations as airlift winds down

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Poland has ended its involvement in airlift evacuations from Afghanistan amid growing signs that the brief and chaotic air bridge that has rescued tens of thousands of people may be rapidly coming to an end. With both...

Tropical Storm Fred lashes Florida with heavy rain and howling winds

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Tropical Storm Fred slammed the Florida Panhandle in the north of the state on Monday afternoon, making landfall with a wet slap of heavy rain and blasting winds at 65mph. The powerful storm struck the coast at 3.15p...

UK housing market cools as stamp duty holiday winds down

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Britain’s biggest mortgage lender has predicted a cooling in Britain’s house price boom after reporting a fall in the annual rate of property inflation. The Halifax said prices rose by 0.4% in July, the first month si...

Weaker winds offer some respite to firefighters battling Oregon wildfire

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The largest current US wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to...

California: strong winds form fire tornado during Tennant blaze – video

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Newly released footage of the Tennant fire in California, filmed on 29 June, shows a fire tornado near the Klamath national forest. Large wildfires can heat air so much that huge clouds develop. In strong winds, these...

California: strong winds form fire tornado during Tennant fire – video

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Newly released footage of the Tennant fire in California filmed on 29 June shows a fire tornado near the Klamath national forest. Large wildfires can heat air so much that huge clouds develop. In strong winds, these c...

Tropical Storm Elsa hits Florida but weakened winds limit damage

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A weakened Tropical Storm Elsa made landfall in Florida on Wednesday and dumped rain across Florida’s Gulf coast but it appears to have spared the state significant damage and widespread power outages. Elsa wobbled th...

Bank holiday weather: heavy winds and rain expected across UK

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Forecasters are predicting a bank holiday “washout” with heavy winds and rain expected to move in across the UK. Weather warnings could be imposed over the weekend with 50mph winds and 40mm of rain to hit parts of the...

Temperatures to plummet across UK as Arctic winds bring end warm weather

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Temperatures are expected to plummet to -7C (19.4F) in some parts of the UK overnight as Arctic winds bring an end to the good weather. The drastic change will see forecast highs of 17C (62.6F) in southern England on ...

Powerful snow storm with high winds headed toward western US

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A powerful spring snow storm was expected over the next three days to blanket parts of the US Rockies and central high plains where forecasters warned of whiteout conditions, power outages and avalanches. The National...