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China landslide leaves at least 20 missing

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The landslide hit early Friday morning and buried 29 people in the village of Pianpo, in the southwestern province of Guizhou

BEIJING, China — Heavy rain unleashed a landslide Friday, July 1 that killed one person and left 20 others missing in China, state media said.

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Hotter planet spells harder rains to come

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Emergency planners have been warned to take precautions against flash flooding. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA
Planners told to boost flood defenses, especially in dry regions, as global warming intensifies water cycle

March 10, 2016 — Severe rainfall has increased throughout the world’s wettest and driest regions and is set to intensify this century, new research suggests.

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