15 dead after Russian dam collapse floods dormitories
MOSCOW (AP) — At least 15 people are dead after a dam at a small Siberian gold mine collapsed and water flooded two workers' dormitories on Saturday.
Burgum to ask for federal help following heavy snowstorm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said Friday he will ask for federal help in dealing with the widespread flooding that occurred in the aftermath of heavy snow that fell last...
Flood-damaged highway reopens after months of repairs
PHELPS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A flood-damaged highway that connects northwest Missouri to Nebraska has reopened after undergoing months of repairs.
Cooper declaration to aid NC people hurt most by Dorian
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper's disaster declaration for more than a dozen eastern North Carolina counties following Hurricane Dorian means individuals harmed most by the winds and flooding...
Japan PM visits storm-hit areas; royal parade may be delayed
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday visited northern towns devasted by the deadly typhoon and promised residents his government's support for their speedy...
Family of toddler swept away at Tennessee park files lawsuit
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of a 2-year-old who was washed away by floodwaters at a Tennessee state park has filed a lawsuit against the state.
Businesses in 3 WVa counties eligible for disaster loans
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Small Business Administration says small businesses in three West Virginia counties are eligible for economic injury disaster loans as a result of excessive rain...
Japan typhoon death toll climbs, while floodwaters recede
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Wednesday that the death toll from a weekend typhoon that caused widespread flooding has climbed to 63, with another 11 presumed dead.
More victims, more damage found in Japan typhoon aftermath
NAGANO, Japan (AP) — The toll of death and destruction from a typhoon that tore through central and northern Japan climbed Tuesday, as the government said it was considering approving a special...
Flooded bullet trains show Japan’s risks from disasters
TOKYO (AP) — The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops.
Japan storm victims felt worst had passed, then floods came
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — After the worst of Typhoon Hagibis passed over this town north of Tokyo, Kazuo Saito made sure there was no water outside his house and went to bed.
Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozens
NAGANO, Japan (AP) — Rescue crews dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left dozens dead and caused serious damage in...
The Latest: Typhoon leaves up to 33 dead in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the damage from Typhoon Hagibis in Japan (all times local):
Rescuers in Japan are continuing to help people in the aftermath of a ferocious...
Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high...
Kyodo News service reports 19 people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo News service reports 19 people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan.
The Latest: Powerful typhoon reaches greater Tokyo area
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Hagibis (all times local):
Helicopters are plucking people from their flooded homes as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas...
Bridge near Pender damaged in spring floods reopens
PENDER, Neb. (AP) — State transportation officials have announced the opening of a bridge near the northeast Nebraska town of Pender that had been significantly damaged in historic spring...
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- Daily AmericanJohnstown's river walls to have sediment removedOctober 4, 2019
- Houston ChronicleHouston Stronger forum talks regional flood mitigation effortsOctober 3, 2019
Disaster declaration issued for parts of Illinois, Missouri
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Small Business Administration has approved a disaster declaration for parts of Illinois and Missouri affected by August storms and flash flooding.
Wind, tides spur flooding along parts of New Jersey shore
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — High tides and strong winds caused flooding in some parts of the New Jersey shore Friday.
No major problems were reported. But Sea Bright's fire department conducted...
Flood victims moving from refuge at Iowa state park
HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — Some people forced from their homes by Missouri River floodwaters will be leaving their refuge at an Iowa state park, forced away by the lack of water.
NY money available for homes damaged by Lake Ontario floods
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Homeowners with property damage from flooding along Lake Ontario this year can apply for financial assistance from the state.
Missouri River will remain at high level into December
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lower Missouri River will remain high into December because of the large amount of water being released from dams into the river.
Lawsuit: Regulatory commission must pay NY flooding costs
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is seeking compensation for flood damage in Lake Ontario shoreline communities in a lawsuit against the international body that regulates waterways between the United...
Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a...
Officials meet in Cedar Rapids to break ground on flood gate
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids officials gathered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders and members of Iowa's congressional delegation for a groundbreaking ceremony of a new flood gate...
Cold front with strong storms breaking record heat spell
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters say a cold front is spawning strong storms as it breaks a record spell of hot, dry weather across the Southeast.
- Business WirePolaris RANGER Deploys Vehicles to Support Texas-Based Organizations in Recovery Efforts Following Historic Flooding from Tropical Storm ImeldaOctober 1, 2019
- PR NewswireSpectrum Brands, Inc. Donates 10,000 Bottles of Insect Repellent to the American Red Cross After Hurricane DorianSeptember 26, 2019
- Business WireProcter & Gamble Brings Relief to Texas Residents Affected by Severe Flooding With P&G Product Kits and Tide Loads of Hope Laundry ServicesSeptember 26, 2019
- Globe NewswireVerisk Estimates 62 Million Residential Locations in the U.S. Are at Moderate to Extreme Flood RiskAugust 20, 2019
- Business WireGateway First Bank Donates $10,000 to Disaster Relief Fund of Eastern OklahomaJuly 2, 2019
New alternatives offered for Hawaii canal flooding plan
HONOLULU (AP) — An engineering consulting firm provided new alternatives to a flood management plan for an Oahu canal, officials said.
Oceanit company officials met with residents to offer...
Crystal Lake retirement community seeks solution to flooding
CRYSTAL LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Leaders of a Crystal Lake retirement community say they are worried about flooding after an unusual amount of precipitation this fall.
Federal disaster declared for 6 Texas counties hit by Imelda
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas officials say a federal disaster declaration has been granted for six Southeast Texas counties that sustained severe flooding caused last month by the remnants of Tropical...
Winds from ex-hurricane Lorenzo roar toward Ireland, UK
LONDON (AP) — British forecasters say remnants of former Hurricane Lorenzo are bringing very high wind gusts and possible travel disruptions to parts of Britain and Ireland.
Louisiana hopes to fight coast erosion by mimicking nature
IRONTON, La. (AP) — Back when the Mississippi River flowed wild, its ever-shifting waters acted as a continent-sized earth mover, picking up sand and dirt from the North, depositing it in the...
Officials: Human remains found in Nebraska are historical
STANTON, Neb. (AP) — Officials have determined the remains of two people found earlier this year along the Elkhorn River in northeast Nebraska's Stanton County predate any recorded missing persons...
Storms produce possible tornadoes, flood roads and streets
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thunderstorms with relentless rain has flooded roads in some parts of Wisconsin and spawned possible tornadoes.
The National Weather Service will be inspecting damage in...
Narda dissipates, but still likely to bring rain to US
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Narda dissipated Tuesday after soaking hundreds of miles of the Mexican coastline in recent days, but forecasters said its remnants were likely to dump rain...
Damage from Dorian, rain allows wild horses to roam village
COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — Several wild horses have been running free daily in a North Carolina village because a hurricane and flooding have damaged their habitat on a barrier island.
Heavy rains drench NE Minnesota, NW Wisconsin
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Heavy rain in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin is testing roadways with high water.
Three to 5 inches of rain drenched parts of Pine, Carlton and...
Flash flood watches issued for parts of Nebraska, Iowa
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain for parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa and issuing flash flood watches.
More than 100 killed in India due to heavy rains
NEW DELHI (AP) — Heavy rains have killed more than 100 people in central Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states over the past three days, Indian officials said Monday, as floodwaters submerged major...
Narda likely to become tropical storm again off Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical depression Narda is expected to regain tropical storm strength Monday after passing over the Mexican resort of Puerto Vallarta with heavy rain which caused flooding in...
Narda likely to become tropical storm again off Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical depression Narda is expected to regain tropical storm strength Monday after passing over the Mexican resort of Puerto Vallarta with heavy rain at the end of a day in...
TS Narda drenches Mexican Pacific resorts before weakening
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Narda caused heavy rains and some flooding in the resort of Zihuatanejo and other spots along Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday before weakening into a tropical...
Flood watch for northern Illinois as more storms approach
PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says more flash flooding is possible overnight in northern Illinois as another wave of thunderstorms arrives.
NW Indiana braces for more heavy rains, possible flooding
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana residents were bracing for more heavy rainfall after a wave of thunderstorms left streets and yards flooded in the region.
Torrential monsoon rains kill 59 in northern India
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A heavy spell of retreating monsoon rains has flooded wide areas of northern India, killing dozens of people this past week, an official said Saturday.
I-680 from Omaha into Iowa, I-29 stretch in Iowa reopen
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Portions of interstates in Omaha and across the Missouri River in western Iowa have reopened after being closed for several days for flooding.
FEMA opening 2 disaster recovery centers in Mississippi
PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Two disaster recovery centers are opening in Mississippi to help people affected by storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that happened in February and...
Couple to reopen Kansas cafe closed by flash flooding
DURHAM, Kan. (AP) — A couple has decided to reopen a tiny central Kansas cafe that closed after suffering extensive damage in Fourth of July flash flooding.