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Deadliest natural disasters of 2011

Deadliest natural disasters of 2011
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First Published: Tue, Dec 27 2011. 11 37 PM IST

A 13 March photo of cars, trucks and other debris swept inland by the tsunami that followed the Japan earthquake, in Miyagi prefecture’s Sendai city.
A 13 March photo of cars, trucks and other debris swept inland by the tsunami that followed the Japan earthquake, in Miyagi prefecture’s Sendai city.
Updated: Tue, Dec 27 2011. 11 37 PM IST
A 13 March photo of cars, trucks and other debris swept inland by the tsunami that followed the Japan earthquake, in Miyagi prefecture’s Sendai city.
From floods that crippled countries, to mega cyclones, huge blizzards, killer tornadoes to famine-inducing droughts, 2011 has been another record-breaker for bad weather.
While it is too early to predict what 2012 will be like,insurers and weather prediction agencies point to a clear trend: the world’s weather is becoming more extreme and more costly.
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First Published: Tue, Dec 27 2011. 11 37 PM IST