Saturday, June 15 2024

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A magnitude-6.8 earthquake in eastern Turkey killed at least 22 people, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Saturday, as rescuers searched the rubble for survivors. At least 18 people were killed in Elazig, the epicentre of the quake, Soylu told a press conference in the city. Four were killed in neighbouring Malatya.

With the Gloria storm as an unexpected guest, the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) has celebrated its 10th anniversary in the city where it held its first meeting: Barcelona. The Catalan capital welcomed over 100 representatives of local and regional authorities from the three shores of the Mediterranean, with climate change at the top of the agenda. The region is acknowledged to be particularly vulnerable to global warming.

Canada - Low temperature

We’ve got some unfortunate news for you. According to The Weather Network, the coldest place on earth will be Canada next week . Given the weather over the past couple of weeks, it’s not exactly impossible to believe, but it’s still pretty shocking.

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Hurricane Dorian

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for Palm Beach County as tropical-storm-force winds from Hurricane Dorian are expected to hit the area within 36 hours. Residential structures in Zone A and B must be evacuated effective at 1 p.m. ET, Palm Beach County said in a news release.