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55 min ago | SooToday

Flooding potential on Goulais River 'hard to predict' says MNR

The water on the Goulais River is below flood levels but starting to rise, said Ministry of Natural Resources resource operations supervisor Steve Acorn.


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5 hrs ago | Summit County Voice

Climate: New York flood risk higher than thought

Parts of New York are even more susceptible to dangerous flooding than previously thought, researcher said this week, explaining that the chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall now at least 20 times greater than they were 170 years ago.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Health authorities on alert as flood anniversary nears

Psychologist Kris Rose, who specializes in PTSD, said the coming months are a crucial time to watch for signs of distress.


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Southland Times

Council vow action on flooding

SURVEYING DAMAGE: Palantine Tce was just one of many surrounding streets that flooded when the Heathcote River burst its banks in last week's storm.


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Loddon Bridge Park and Ride closed after flood alert issued

Developers want to convert an area at the Holy Brook entrance of the shopping centre, off Minster Street, into a two-storey restaurant overlooking the historical waterway Royals host Boro at Madejski Stadium this evening knowing a win will take them back into the play-off places Chirpy banana pals B1 and B2 are bringing their stage show Bananas in ... (more)


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Flood watch in effect near Edmonton

Environment Canada has ended a special weather statement for Edmonton that called for heavy rain with amounts up to 70 mm by Wednesday night.

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CBC News

Wet weather heightens flood worries in Manitoba

It's going to be an ugly, wet stretch of days in southern Manitoba and the rain is raising flooding worries in many places - including Winnipeg, where the city is warning about water getting into basements.


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This is Oxfordshire

123m flood relief scheme on the agenda

OXFORD will learn on Friday whether a major scheme to prevent flooding on its major roads has cleared the latest hurdle.


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BBC News

Fire service 'has no flood plan'

A total of 87 firefighters were called in from 25 fire services to help in the flood operation on the Somerset Levels A fire brigade in Somerset does not have a written emergency plan to deal with flooding, a union has claimed.


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Tue Apr 22, 2014


Mapping flood behavior online

With more rain on the way, a new online tool will now help in finding the most flood-prone areas.


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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Flood control project underway

A Fort Wayne neighborhood will be able to breath easier next time there's a heavy rain now that a flood control project is moving into its second phase.


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KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Looking Back At 2007 Watertown Flood

On the evening of April 21, 2007, the city of Watertown and surrounding areas dealt with a flash flood that caused significant damage to area homes and businesses.


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One year ago: Remembering Grand Rapids' worst river flooding in decades

It was a resounding sigh of relief a year ago today that city leaders and residents alike knew the worst of the April 2013 flooding was over.


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San Mateo Daily Journal

Flood insurance woes: San Mateo residents in FEMA flood zone still contending with escalating rates

A big backyard, fruit trees, hardwood floors, brick walkway, a friendly neighborhood and visions of raising a family first attracted Cynthia Newton to buy her home in the North Shoreview neighborhood of San Mateo in 1996.


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Major flooding along Muskegon River no longer threatening, further retreat expected

The water level near the Croton Dam was measured at about 8.5 feet Monday morning - a height just below flood stage but still inches above bankfull.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

New Brunswick community lifts evacuation order as flood risks fade

Water levels receded Monday in some New Brunswick communities but others continued to keep a wary eye as the possibility of flooding remained.


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Northwest Florida Daily News

Storm flooding a headache for residents

Julia and Steven Ryan realized that Florida is rainy, but they never expected spring storms to flood their home twice in five days.


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Rain won't bring more flooding to Muskegon County, officials say

The small amount of rain forecast for Monday night, April 21, won't mean a return to flood conditions in Muskegon County .


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Ice jams in 2007 caused flooding at the Marine Museum of Manitoba in Selkirk.

Staff at the Marine Museum of Manitoba are just hours away from knowing whether they can open for their 40th anniversary year next month or later this summer.


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Surrey Advertiser

Flood damage adds A 60k to Wild Wood adventure course

Flood damage has added another A 60,000 to the budget for Guildford's Wild Wood Adventure, which has already inflated to double the original projections.


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