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February 21, 2019: Pakistani officials say flash floods and heavy winter rains have led to the deaths of 12 people in the country's southwest and central regions.
February 15, 2019: Muddy waters from floods in northern Australia have blanketed parts of the World Heritage site.
February 14, 2019: Thirty-eight miners are feared dead after water from a collapsed dam flooded two mines in Zimbabwe.
February 13, 2019: One in 40 of Australia's cattle thought to have drowned in flooding unleashed by downpour after 5 years of drought
February 12, 2019: Torrential rains engulf outback communities and kill an estimated 500,000 head of cattle The Queensland floods have wrecked homes and caused hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to property.In the regional and rural parts of the state, an estimated 500,000 cattle have been killed by flood waters, devastating gr...
February 11, 2019: After years of drought graziers were elated when the rain came. Now floods have created a humanitarian crisisIn north-west Queensland it hadn’t rained, any decent rain, for more than five years.When the downpour finally came last week, graziers were elated. Now it’s feared up to 500,000 cattle, mostly from sever...
February 9, 2019: Amid record temperatures, severe flooding and devastation of wilderness, the political message from the government is business as usualThe people of Townsville know about heavy rain, but this was new. Over the past fortnight, the northern Queensland city’s 180,000 residents have been hit by a monsoon strengthened ...
February 7, 2019: A torrential storm in Rio de Janeiro killed at least six people as it tore through the city Wednesday night, with rain flooding neighborhoods on its south side, wind felling trees and a mudslide burying a bus. Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella declared a state of emergency as gushing water invaded homes...
February 5, 2019: The next 15 megacities #14: Surat’s battle to hold back water has raged since its first flood wall in 1664. As its population soars, India’s ‘diamond city’ needs new solutionsRead the rest of our megacities series hereLook up as you walk around Surat and you might spot “HFL 8.8.2006” daubed in red paint ...
February 4, 2019: Locals in flood-hit Townsville are warned to beware reptiles in the water as evacuations continue.
February 4, 2019: Jared Allen Lake of Bend, Oregon, was charged with offenses including criminal mischief and assault.
February 4, 2019: Devastating flooding in northeast Australia has forced thousands of people from their homes and brought snakes and crocodiles onto the streets as authorities warn of strong winds and more rain on the way.
February 4, 2019: Record rainfall triggering dangerous flooding in Australia is prompting another warning from officials: beware of wayward reptiles such as crocodiles and snakes.
February 4, 2019: Police officers in the state of Queensland were left clinging to trees while snakes and crocodiles roamed the streets after days of heavy rainfall.
February 3, 2019: Intense rainstorms that caused flooding and at least one death in Southern California over the weekend are expected to diminish Sunday, with mild precipitation lingering into Tuesday. “The worst has already happened,” said Kristen Stewart, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Oxnard....
February 2, 2019: The north of the state experiences severe flooding as drought continues in other parts of Australia.
February 2, 2019: With a major storm system expected to move into the area overnight Friday, residents of Southern California were bracing for potential floods and mudflows in areas made vulnerable by last year’s furious wildfires. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph were expected in Los Angeles County, which was set to...
February 2, 2019: Intense rain in north-eastern Australia triggers severe flooding, turning streets into rivers.
February 1, 2019: Up to 100 more homes face flooding after mayor orders high-risk plan to open floodgates on the Ross River dam One hundred homes could be flooded in Townsville after the city’s mayor sanctioned the high-risk release of dam water to save the area from more widespread inundation following more than 1.1 metres of rain...
January 25, 2019: At least 59 people have died and more than 3,400 were evacuated after heavy rains caused major floods and landslides in Indonesia this week, officials said.
January 25, 2019: Brazilian mining company Vale SA said in a statement that the flow reached the community of Vila Ferteco and an administrative office
January 17, 2019: The latest in a series of back-to-back winter storms that have hammered Southern California for days sent soil sliding from beneath a house in the Hollywood Hills, forcing the evacuation of several homes Thursday. No one was injured in the slide, but fire officials evacuated five workers from the...
January 11, 2019: Rachel Syme on a recent visit to Beacon’s Closet, a used-clothing store with several locations in New York City, and the increase in clothing donations there inspired by the new series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” on Netflix.
January 9, 2019: As they did during hurricanes and floods, restaurants and chefs are stepping up to help furloughed federal workers.
January 2, 2019: The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85, officials said on Wednesday, and 20 people were missing as rescuers slowly reached cut-off communities.