All posts tagged "flood"

  • This aerial photo show flooding around homes in the Carolina Forest community in Horry County, between Conway and Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and multiple deaths. (Janet Blackmon Morgan/The Sun News via AP)
    South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • A car is submerged in floodwaters in Florence, S.C., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 after steady rain left many roads impassable, while flooding continues in many parts of the state. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
    11 dead as Hurricane Joaquin brings ‘historic’ flooding to US

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Another day of heavy rain drenched an already inundated South Carolina on Monday as rescue teams went door-to-door to check on people in swamped neighborhoods and authorities surveyed a statewide road system torn...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Houses are flooded due to heavy rain in Koshigaya, Saitama prefecture, near Tokyo Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Heavy rain is pummeling Japan for a second straight day, overflowing rivers and causing landslides and localized flooding in the eastern part of the country. (Kyodo News via AP Photo)
    Heavy rain in Japan overflows rivers, floods homes

    OKYO (AP) — Heavy rain is pummeling Japan for a second straight day, overflowing rivers and causing landslides and localized flooding in the eastern part of the country. Tokyo was drenched overnight, but the hardest-hit area Thursday...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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    Major floods leave 89 N. Koreans dead, 10 missing: Red Cross

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — Two major floods caused by heavy rainfall killed 89 people and left 10 people missing in North Korea last month, the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) said Wednesday. North Korean authorities and...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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    Typhoon Goni kills 40, affects 11,000 in N. Korea

    Typhoon Goni covered parts of North Korea in torrential downpour resulting in 40 deaths and affecting 11,000 people the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) said on Wednesday. Additionally, the storm destroyed “153 houses” and 849...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Motorists are stranded along I-45 along North Main in Houston after storms flooded the area, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Overnight heavy rains caused flooding closing some portions of major highways in the Houston area. (Cody Duty/Houston Chronicle via AP)
    Search resumes for those missing in Texas floodwaters, 1000s of cars abandoned in Houston

    WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Recovery teams resumed the search Tuesday for missing people after a rain-swollen river carried a Texas vacation home off its foundation and slammed it into a bridge downstream. In Houston, authorities recovered three...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • A car sits partially submerged in flood waters on Hemet Street in Hemet, Calif., Thursday morning, Dec. 4, 2014, after overnight rains doused the area.  A second day of much-needed rain is falling across drought-stricken California. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Craig Shultz )
    40 people rescued from flash flood in California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities now say about 40 people were rescued from vehicles trapped by flash floods in a Southern California community at the tail end of a three-day storm. Riverside County Fire Department officials say...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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