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Deluge of protests for Silsden flood barrier

Residents claim that girders forming part of the barrier are an eyesore in one of the village's most picturesque locations.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Natural Disasters, Weather, North Yorkshire County, England, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Iceland Review

Possible Eruption Flood: Where Will the Water go?

Specialists at the Iceland Met are now saying that there is no doubt that the calderas/lows are a visible sign of water melting.


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Boise Weekly

Otter Issues Disaster Declaration for Flood-Soaked Elmore County

Heavy rain and severe flooding that roared through portions of Elmore County and cut off full access to the Middle Fork of the Boise River was so severe that Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter on Wednesday declared the area to be a formal disaster area, triggering access to federal and state funding to repair some of the damage.


Related Topix: Elmore County, ID, Weather, Natural Disasters

The Jersey Journal

Three years after Irene, Cranford officials say catastrophic flood could happen again

CRANFORD - On Aug. 27, 2011, water from the Rahway River surged onto Cranford's streets, flooding homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage and forcing some residents to evacuate by boat.


Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Garwood, NJ, Union County, NJ

Illawarra Mercury

Crossing Illawarra flood areas hazardous: SES

The State Emergency Service has reiterated a warning not to drive, walk or ride through flooded areas after several rescues across the region on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather

Bangkok Post

1 dead in Mae Hong Son flooding

One man is dead and another is missing after flash floods hit parts of Mae Hong Son province early Wednesday.


Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Weather, Natural Disasters

The Daily Star

Flood situation worsens in Lalmonirhat as Teesta swells

Affected people going to mainland at Char Shiberkuti village in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila from nearby area through knee to waist-deep water on a street.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Big News

Women fight shame in flood-hit Bihar

Malti and Bhagwati Devi are just two of the thousands of people who have had to abandon their homes to take shelter on an embankment in flood-affected Bihar's Supaul district.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, India,

Detroit Free Press

Michigan, federal investigators view flood damage, weigh aid request

Richard Foody a FEMA hazard mitigation officer based in Chicago, is among a team of officers taking a closer loom at the damages done in Warren in the 24100 block of Eureka in Warren, Mich., one of the hardest-hit areas of the flood that happened more than two weeks ago.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, FEMA, US News, Warren, MI, Detroit, MI

The Record-Courier

Flash flood warning issued for Lake Tahoe

More than an inch of rain fell Monday at the top of the drainage, which leads to the Upper Truckee, according to remote weather sensors.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Tornado, Hurricane

KRQE Albuquerque

Central, western New Mexico in flash flood watch

Parts of central and western New Mexico are under a flash flood watch as heavy rains are expected through Wednesday.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Albuquerque, NM


Most of Arizona under flash flood watch

"If we do get some thunderstorms, rain amounts would be one to two inches in a short time," said Hector Vasquez, National Weather Service meteorologist.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wickenburg, AZ

South End Standard

Artists join forces to create mural on Canvey floods

Judy Dolby who is the little girl in the picture being carried by PC Bobby Pilgrim with artist Sue Pattle who painted this part of the mural IT WAS a labour of love and now the impressive, 262ft mural commemorating the devastating floods of 1953 is complete.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Phantomery Interactive, UIG Entertainment, 1953, Video Games, Natural Disasters

Oxford Times

Pledge to maintain Oxford's flood defences

TEMPORARY flood defences in Oxford will still be improved while work to construct a major flood relief channel is ongoing, it has been pledged.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Residents oppose flood reservoir proposed for Springbank | video

Springbank residents are speaking out against the governments proposal to build a reservoir which would flood their longtime family land as part of future flood mitigation plans.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada, Agriculture, Science

Chosun Ilbo

5 Dead as Heavy Rains Flood Southern Korea

Torrential rains fell on the southern port city of Busan and southeastern Korea on Monday, killing five people and leaving five more missing after a city bus was swept away by currents and a passenger car was submerged in an underpass.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters

Residents could get Anglian Water flooding refund

Anglian Water says it has already given seven residents refunds on their sewerage bill after the major flooding that hit the island on July 20 when a month's worth of rain fell in an hour.


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WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

Flood Victims Return to Their Homes

The flash flooding that hit our viewing area on Friday, has made it so some people are just now returning to their homes.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Blackford County, IN, Hartford City, IN

The Honolulu Advertiser

Library heals in decade after flood

Hamilton Library's basement quickly filled with water, damaging thousands of materials.


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Heavy rains pound Lake County, flood highway

The National Weather Service reported more than 4 inches of rain fell on the Lake County town of Schererville during a 24-hour period ending Sunday morning and that the nearby town of Dyer received more than 3.6 inches of rainfall during a single hour Saturday afternoon.


Related Topix: Lake County, IN, Natural Disasters, Indiana, Weather, Schererville, IN