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46 min ago | New Scientist

Mississippi dams aren't to blame for flood risks

Maybe the Mississippi river delta isn't doomed after all. Upstream dams on the rivers that run through the delta were thought to be starving it of the sediment it needs to stay above sea level but now it seems there's enough sand to feed the delta for centuries to come.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Rice University, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Science / Technology

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBC News

Water levels in N.B. rising after 35-km-long ice mass breaks in half

Emergency officials in New Brunswick are keeping a close eye on ice that is slowly moving down the St. John River after a 35-kilometre ice jam broke in two overnight.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Madawaska, ME, Natural Disasters

Bangor Daily News

Flood warnings still in effect in Somerset, Penobscot counties

River levels are going down around the state, but a few flood watches and warnings remained in effect Easter Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Pittsfield, ME, Mattawamkeag, ME

Sofia News Agency

Floods Cause State of Emergency in 11 Serbian Municipalities

According to reports of public broadcaster RTS, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency, the local Red Cross unit announced that it had sent aid to the affected areas, including Kursumlija, Doljevac and Prokuplje.

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The News

New Brunswick village of Perth-Andover still facing possibility of flood

The New Brunswick village of Perth-Andover is closely watching the St. John River this morning after a massive ice jam moved through the Grand Falls dam north of the community and joined another patch of ice further downstream.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada,

WTVY Dothan

Area River Levels & Flood Stages Sun Apr 20 Morning Update

Shoal R Mossy Head .. FS 14'.. CL 14.3' - falling Shoal R Crestview .. FS 8'.. FL 11.5' - Sun Apr 20 Choctawhatchee R Newton ..

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St. Cloud Times

Red River Valley flooding reminds me of lost lakeRed River Valley...

Red River Valley flooding reminds me of lost lake on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/04/20/red-river-valley-flooding-reminds-lost-lake/7884989/ I don't usually look to our Red River Valley for points of geological interest.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fargo, ND, Grand Forks, ND

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sky News

Easter Sunday Service For Flood-Hit Village

Many of the homes in Moorland were evacuated in the middle of the night when its defences were eventually breached.

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Bellingham Herald

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Weather, Geology, Science, Natural Disasters

LongmontFYI

Boulder County continues work to reduce spring runoff flooding threats

Boulder County will be continuing work this week on removing potentially hazardous flood-deposited debris from stream channels, stabilizing stream banks and removing hazardous homes.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Natural Disasters

Sofia News Agency

Heavy Rains, Floods, Car Crashes on Holy Saturday in Bulgaria

Fatal car crash near the town of Sandanski, accident on Hemus motorway, heavy rains and floods marked the Holy Saturday in Bulgaria.

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CBC News

N.B. officials warn of more flooding due to 35-km-long ice mass

Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., that river watchers are keeping an eye on have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Storm raises flood concerns

Crest levels for the Red River remain relatively unchanged, but a storm system developing over southern Alberta - which is expected to reach southwest Manitoba Friday - has flood forecasters on alert.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Flash Flood Warning issued for the Lowcountry

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Lowcountry.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Charleston, SC, Beaufort, SC, South Carolina

Detroit News

200 homes, businesses evacuated due to river flooding in Osceola County

About 200 homes and businesses remainedevacuated Friday afternoon in a small Osceola County town after water rose to record-breaking levels this week on the Muskegon River.

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Related Topix: Osceola County, MI, Natural Disasters, Evart, MI, Weather

Castanet.net

Flooding in New Brunswick

Water from the St. John River covers the highway in Maugerville, N.B. on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, North Brunswick, NJ,

Canada.com

New Brunswickers keep watchful eye on water levels as flood cleanup continues

New Brunswickers living in flood-prone communities are being urged to stay vigilant as cleanup from this week's flooding continues.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada,

Baytoday.ca

Flood Watch continues for area waterways

Although water levels are moderating, the risk of flooding will continue as temperatures rise this weekend and the snowpack melts; therefore the Flood Watch issued by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority remains in place for major watercourses including the La Vase River, Parks Creek, Duchesnay Creek, Wasi River and watercourses flowing ... (more)

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Case Files: Could the Easter flood of 1979 happen again?

The damage it caused was estimated at more than $500 million, which would be over $1 billion in today's dollars.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Jackson, MS, Weather, Neshoba County, MS, Madison County, MS

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Dexter evacuees allowed back home after flood

The Dexter town manager says =, all things considered, the situation could have been much worse.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Piscataquis County, ME

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