Everything that affects one part of the world, affects it all.
For reeling Mo. city, possible 2nd punch looms AP - May 24, 2011
Rescue crews worked into the rain-soaked chill of night, ignoring lightning and strong winds to dig through splintered homes, crumpled businesses and crushed cars in this Missouri town walloped by the deadliest single tornado in nearly six decades. Even more ominous: More storms, possibly strong ones, were on the horizon.
Thousands face volcanic ash cloud flight cancellations BBC - May 24, 2011
Thousands of passengers face UK flight cancellations because of drifting ash from an Icelandic volcanic eruption. Airports likely to be affected from 1300 to 1900 BST include Londonderry, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle and Carlisle, air traffic services company Nats said.
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