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Natural Disasters in Philippines, Pakistan, Britain
Pyongyang, January 7 (KCNA) -- Landslide in a province of the Philippines on Thursday left 16 dead and about a hundred missing.

A rescue operation is underway on the spot.

Sind State of Pakistan was hit by heavy rain, causing flood.

It left 520 dead, 1 180 others wounded as of Jan. 4. It destroyed about 1.6 million dwelling houses and killed more than 116 500 domestic animals.

Strong wind jolted several regions of Britain on Jan. 3, causing damage.

160km per hour wind, accompanied by snow and rain, caused casualties and cut electric power supply to about 70 000 households.

Roadside trees were rooted out to cut off traffic on roads, suspend railway service and close ports.

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