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2005-09-23 05:19:12

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Helicopters and boats distributed food, water and medicines on Friday to hundreds of people stuck on rooftops in an Indian state after a storm caused severe flooding, officials said. Large areas of the southern coastal state of Andhra Pradesh were still inundated after the powerful Bay of Bengal storm crossed India's eastern coast on Monday, and they feared a spike in cases of malaria, diarrhea and other diseases. "We are concentrating on providing...

2005-09-23 02:28:06

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Helicopters and boats distributed food, water and medicines on Friday to hundreds of people stuck on rooftops in an Indian state after a storm caused severe flooding, officials said. Large areas of the southern coastal state of Andhra Pradesh were still inundated after the powerful Bay of Bengal storm crossed India's eastern coast on Monday, and they feared a spike in cases of malaria, diarrhea and other diseases. "We are concentrating on providing...

2005-09-22 02:39:53

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Nearly 400 people who had been listed as missing in a storm off the southern coast of India were found alive after they took shelter on rooftops, trucks and buses, officials said on Thursday. But there were still scores missing, and survivors in neighboring Bangladesh, which was also hit by the storm in the Bay of Bengal on Monday, spoke of bodies floating in the sea. At least 66 people have been killed so far, authorities in the Indian state of Andhra...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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