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Exclusive: First Look At The Road To Mallacoota Since The Bushfires

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The small town of Mallacoota, the epicentre of Victoria's bushfire crisis, is beginning to show signs that it's on the road to recovery but there's a long way to go.

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2010-2019: Natural Disasters That Rocked The World This Decade

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From floods to earthquakes, fires to hurricanes, Mother Nature has shown her full force in the past 10 years.

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Commemorations Held On 15th Anniversary Of Boxing Day Tsunami

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It has been 15 years since a 9.1 magnitude quake off the coast of Indonesia triggered a tsunami that killed more than 230,000 people in 14 countries.

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New Zealand Imports Enough Skin To Cover Nearly 200 People

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New Zealand has ordered 393 square metres of skin to treat patients injured in the volcanic eruption on White Island.

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Just Minutes After The Eruption Screams Of Pain Rang Out

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WARNING: GRAPHIC DETAILS.

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Tours Continued Despite Warning Just Weeks Before White Island Eruption

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The warning level for New Zealand's White Island Volcano was increased just weeks before Monday's eruption but that wasn't enough for tour operators to cancel their trips, experts say. 

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Mudslides And Floods Kill 34 People In Western Kenya

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Kenya’s interior minister says 29 people have been killed in mudslides, among the 34 people overall who lost their lives Saturday amid flooding in the East Africa nation.

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Homes Destroyed As Hundreds Flee Destructive Wildfires

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A Northern California wildfire exploded in size on Thursday as dangerously windy weather prompted the state's largest utility to impose electrical blackouts in an effort to prevent fire catastrophes.

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In Pictures: Typhoon Hagibis Is Japan's Worst Storm In Decades

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One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit Japan has left at least 35 people dead and many missing as pictures of the storm's aftermath show Hagibis' trail of destruction.

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North Korea Braces For A Powerful Typhoon

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A powerful typhoon began battering North Korea on Saturday after lashing South Korea and causing at least three deaths.

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At Least Five Dead As Hurricane Dorian Barrels Towards US

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Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, shredding roofs, hurling cars and forcing rescue crews to take shelter.

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National

Experts 'Can't Explain' The Cluster Of Earthquakes On Australia's Edge

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A number of large earthquakes around Australia's north-west are purely "coincidental", experts claim.

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National

Wild Winds Head For QLD And NSW As Oma Is Downgraded

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Tropical Cyclone Oma has weakened to a category one system, but is expected to intensify again on Friday.

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Brekky Wrap

Woman, 19, Defends 62-Year-Old Husband Against Trolls Calling Him A 'Child Snatcher'

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

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National

Oma God! Massive 8-Metre Waves Expected As Cyclone Warning Issued

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Tropical Cyclone Oma is continuing its path towards the Queensland coast. 

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Brekky Wrap

Man Violently Attacks His Attorney After Getting 47-Year Jail Sentence

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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National

Cyclone Oma Defies Forecast And Thunders Towards QLD

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Cyclone Oma has been upgraded to a category three cyclone as it moves closer to the Queensland Coast. 

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National

Cyclone Oma: QLD Braces As Heavy Winds And High Tides Descend

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The weather system that saw Queensland experience record-breaking rain just a few weeks ago is still lingering off Australia's east coast.

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Foldable Drone Could Help Find Survivors Of Natural Disasters

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The new drone can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes.

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10 Yearly

The Most Catastrophic Natural Disasters Of 2018

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While mother nature tried to tear cities apart, it was a compassionate and determined human spirit that put them back together.

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The Devastating Wildfires Tearing Through California

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Strong winds were blowing again on Monday in California, and that is very bad news for millions of people hoping to avoid some of the most destructive wildfires the state has ever seen.

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The Devastation Of Hurricane Michael In Pictures

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Florida has woken up to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Michael.

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India Battles 'Rat Fever' Outbreak After Worst Floods In History

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Authorities suspect the bacterial disease has killed dozens since mid-August.

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'Life Threatening' Category Five Hurricane Heading For Hawaii

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A 250 km/h hurricane heading towards Honolulu has been upgraded to a category five.