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February 8, 2000 | Associated Press
Torrential rain in the northern part of South Africa left at least 19 people dead as flooding washed away roads and bridges and snarled traffic, news reports said Monday. Parts of the popular Kruger National Park were isolated because of flooded roads. A parks spokesperson said 18.4 inches of rain had fallen in 18 hours.
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February 8, 2000 | Associated Press
Torrential rain in the northern part of South Africa left at least 19 people dead as flooding washed away roads and bridges and snarled traffic, news reports said Monday. Parts of the popular Kruger National Park were isolated because of flooded roads. A parks spokesperson said 18.4 inches of rain had fallen in 18 hours.
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February 14, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
Heavy rains wreaking havoc across northern South Africa have claimed at least 19 lives, and forecasters predicted that more downpours were on the way. The South African Press Assn. said heavy rains were sweeping vehicles off roads, setting off deadly mudslides, burying people in collapsed homes and causing other fatal accidents across the region. The news agency said the death toll was at least 19 people.
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February 14, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
Heavy rains wreaking havoc across northern South Africa have claimed at least 19 lives, and forecasters predicted that more downpours were on the way. The South African Press Assn. said heavy rains were sweeping vehicles off roads, setting off deadly mudslides, burying people in collapsed homes and causing other fatal accidents across the region. The news agency said the death toll was at least 19 people.
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August 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
A Greek cruise liner with about 600 people aboard, most of them elderly South Africans, was sinking in mountainous seas off the southeast coast today. Helicopters and ships rescued hundreds. At least three cargo ships, including an oil tanker, were plucking passengers by the score from lifeboats cast off the cruise liner Oceanos, but at least 200 people remained aboard, air force Maj. Jerry Evert said.
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August 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
A Greek cruise liner with about 600 people aboard, most of them elderly South Africans, was sinking in mountainous seas off the southeast coast today. Helicopters and ships rescued hundreds. At least three cargo ships, including an oil tanker, were plucking passengers by the score from lifeboats cast off the cruise liner Oceanos, but at least 200 people remained aboard, air force Maj. Jerry Evert said.
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