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31 min ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Flash-flood warning issued for parts of San Bernardino, Riverside counties

The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning until about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday for parts of San Bernardino and Riverside counties due to heavy rainfall. A lightning strike ignited a fire at Harrison Mountain east of SR330 in the San Bernardino Mountains and was distinguished by the heavy rainfall, said Liz Brown, spokeswoman for CalFire.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Fire, Crestline, CA

2 hrs ago | Daily Times

Mass evacuation as flood enters Sindh; death toll stands at 317 : September 17, 2014,

According to Radio Pakistan, Irrigation authorities said water influx at the barrage was recorded as over two hundred and seventy thousand and over one hundred sixty thousand cusecs this morning in Sukkur. Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah said all barrages on River Indus were stable and the flow of water would pass away easily through these barrages.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, India, Pakistan, Asia,

6 hrs ago | Daily Times

High floods continue to cause devastations in Punjab : September 16, 2014,

RAHIM YAR KHAN/MULTAN Raging water torrent from river Chenab will enter Sindh passing through Rahim Yar Khan tonight as devastating floods inundated dozens of villages in Ali Pur Tehseel of Muzaffargarh on Tuesday. According to reports, road link between Multan and Muzaffargarh could not be restored so far while flood victims from Shujaabad were facing great difficulties in receiving aid.


Related Topix: World News, India, Natural Disasters, Pakistan

10 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Flash flood watch in effect, highs in the mid 80s today

Showers and storms late this afternoon will dump heavy rain throughout the Charleston area, according to the Weather Service. A 60 percent chance of rain is expected.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters

14 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Latest storm threat brings flash flood watch for Las Vegas

A fallen utility post blocks a road as see through the windshield of a car in the city of Loreto, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Las Vegas, NV, Hurricane Odile, Moapa Valley, NV

18 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

5 years since historic flooding in metro Atlanta

This week marks five years since catastrophic flooding hit metro Atlanta. At the height of the storms, experts estimated 10 to 20 inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Sep 15, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Tucson workers prepare for more possible flooding

TUCSON, AZ - It was just one week ago that Southern Arizona was pounded with record breaking rain causing roads and washes to flood. Local agencies are preparing for another round of possibly more of the same this week.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Natural Disasters

Inter Press Service

A Flood of Energy Projects Clash with Mexican Communities

Trees on the bank of the Blanco river that have been felled to make way for a power plant. Hydroelectric projects are threatening biodiversity and the way of life of communities in the state of Veracruz, in southeast Mexico.


Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Natural Disasters, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Environment, Science, Geothermal Power

O-R Online

Deaths in storm drains raise safety issue

When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters

Flood study: Officials to offer plan

Officials studying how to reduce flooding risks and hazards along the Blanchard River in northwest Ohio will present a basic plan for consideration by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders in the coming weeks, according to the regional Corps office handling the study.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Findlay, OH

Driffield Today

Bid to halt floods threat

The village was affected by a "major flood event" in 2007 because the existing drains were unable to cope during a heavy deluge of water. Now the East Riding of Yorkshire Council planning committee has granted permission for the construction of a major flood alleviation scheme.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, United Kingdom, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England,

Greeley Tribune

Flood anniversary: September 2013 storm that caused flood unusual in many ways

These are the total rainfall amounts in each town and city for the storms that caused the flooding in September. "We will get something of that magnitude most years, where you'll have three or four inches of rain in one storm in the foothills," said Chad Gimmestad, a senior forecaster with the National Weather Service in Boulder who lives in Greeley.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Boulder, CO, Weld County, CO

Sun Sep 14, 2014


Lyons honors Gerald Boland, only resident who died during 2013 flood

The crowd waves their hands at the Celebration of Life ceremony Sunday for Gerald Boland at Lyons Elementary School.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Lyons, CO, Longmont, CO

Daily Times

A week on from flood, 150,000 still stranded in Held Kashmir : September 15, 2014,

SRINAGAR: About 150,000 people were still stranded in their homes a week after Indian-held Kashmir's worst flood in over a century and fears grew on Sunday of an outbreak of diseases from vast fields of stagnant brown water. Indian army and civilian boats trawled through the streets -now water channels - of the state capital Srinagar picking up residents and delivering water, food and basic medicine to people who chose to remain camped out in the upper floors of their houses.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, India, Asia, Boat Disaster, Weather

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Flood-damaged Colorado roads are getting a makeover

One of the largest road rebuilding projects in state history is being conducted so highways and streets can better take another roundhouse punch by Mother Nature. At least that's the consensus of state transportation officials who saw 486 miles of roadway closed by September 2013 flooding.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Colorado, Denver, CO, Lyons, CO

Chambersburg Public Opinion

2 dead in Slovenia floods, Croatia also hit hard

Authorities in Slovenia say two people have died in new floods that hit the Balkans this weekend after heavy rains. Police said Sunday a 30-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl drowned after their van plunged into a flood-swollen stream northeast of the capital, Ljubljana.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, Slovenia, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Opinion

The Daily Record

In California drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's drastically reducing places where they can rest on their long journeys. The new arrivals to the field -- hundreds of them -- are dowichers, says conservationist Greg Gulot, standing on a dirt berm and focusing his binoculars to identify a wading bird that is one of the first to fly south in an annual migration that brings 350 species to California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations, Los Banos, CA

Bangkok Post

Flood-zone locals say no to new dams

Northern people living in river basins oppose large-scale dams and want more say in government efforts to stop flood and drought problems, a series of public meetings have been told. Suwattana Jittaladakorn, an adviser to the Water Management and Policy Committee , said the comments were made at consultation seminars held from Monday to Friday last week.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Denver Post

Evans celebrates post-flood rebirth at Riverside Park Saturday

As Laura Speer looked around Riverside Park, it was hard to hold back the tears. One year ago, the floods that swept through the state submerged the park and surrounding community.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Evans, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper


Longmont commemorates 2013 flood anniversary

Petro Chan, left, and Ron Boog, employees of Walsh Construction, shovel concrete Friday to anchor a post for a gate across the St. Vrain Greenway path at Boston Avenue and the St. Vrain River.


Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Natural Disasters, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Mark Udall, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Opinion