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Archive | June 19, 2018

Bullet tanker explodes fire on state highway, one killed in Chikkamagaluru district, India

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People treated after ‘explosion’ at Tube station in London

Police near Southgate tube station
Police at the scene near Southgate Tube station
A small number of people have been treated after a reported minor explosion at a Tube station in north London, police say.
 
British Transport Police said there were no reports of serious injuries and their enquiries continue at Southgate station.
 
The force tweeted: “Southgate Tube station is currently closed whilst officers respond to a suspicious package.
 
“Officers are on scene alongside @metpoliceuk. Please avoid the area – we’ll provide updates as soon as we can.”
 
The Metropolitan Police tweeted: “Officers remain at #Southgate tube station. Enquires are ongoing to establish the cause of a reported minor explosion at 19:03 hours. We are not aware of any serious injury.”
Courtesy of Sky News

Winter freeze in Australia as bitter cold snap hits east coast

Big Freeze Alert
The UK may be enjoying some balmy temperatures at the moment but parts of Australia are experiencing a cold snap.
 
Temperatures in the Northern Territory dropped as low as -3.7C on Tuesday, the lowest recorded in central Australia in two years.
Maree Hayes took these incredible pictures in Alice Springs in Australia's Northern Territory
Maree Hayes took these incredible pictures in Alice Springs in Australia’s Northern Territory
These incredible pictures of icicles were taken in Alice Springs where residents have been battling sub-zero temperatures.
 
Southern Australia is being gripped by its coldest mornings in seven years while Sydney has been hit by a hail storm and rain.
Maree Hayes took these incredible pictures in Alice Springs in Australia's Northern Territory
Maree Hayes took these incredible pictures in Alice Springs in Australia’s Northern Territory
Low cloud density and a strong wind chill has led to a high-pressure system developing and forcing temperatures to plummet in the eastern half of the country, with snow falling in parts of New South Wales.
 
Winter begins at the start of June in Australia and finishes at the end of August but extreme temperatures and conditions are relatively rare.
Maree Hayes took these incredible pictures in Alice Springs in Australia's Northern Territory
Maree Hayes took these incredible pictures in Alice Springs in Australia’s Northern Territory
Rainfall is generally quite low with averages of 14mm in the Northern Territory, 98mm in New South Wales and 180mm in Victoria.
 
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for parts of the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney.
Courtesy of Sky News

How on earth did the VAR system not see the blatant WWE body slams on Harry Kane?!

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How on earth did the VAR system not see the blatant WWE body slams on Harry Kane?!