Soggy neighborhoods under flash-flood warning in Mississippi

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — Forecasters expected more heavy rains in parts of the flood-ravaged South on Tuesday, prolonging...
17:03 18 February 2022

Storm-swollen rivers surge in UK, severe flood alerts issued

LONDON (AP) — Residents in central England and Wales piled up sandbags, readied water pumps and hoped for the best Tuesd...
15:28 18 February 2022

Hundreds still flooded from homes in Mississippi capital

JACKSON, Miss. — The swollen Pearl River appeared to have crested Monday in Mississippi’s capital, but authorities warned the hundreds of evacuees in ...
21:05 17 February 2022

Floods put Mississippi capital in ‘precarious situation’

JACKSON, Miss. — With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi's capital city and more rain on the way this week, th...
1:11 17 February 2022

Wales bears the brunt as Storm Dennis hammers Britain

LONDON — Storm Dennis hammered Britain Sunday, bringing a month's worth of rain in just 48 hours to parts of South Wales, which bore the brunt of the ...
17:25 16 February 2022

Mississippi braces for flooding amid cresting river

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday amid predictions that a river running in the area around the stat...
20:27 15 February 2022

UK faces another fierce storm; 2 found dead in rough seas

LONDON — Rescuers pulled two male bodies from rough seas off the coast of southeast England and military personnel mobilized to help build flood barri...
18:35 15 February 2022

Torrential rains leave swollen rivers, downed trees in South

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides ...
21:52 13 February 2022

Flooding seems certain for some along the Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. — Several states along the Missouri River face an elevated flood risk this spring because the soil remains wet and a significant amount of...
18:11 13 February 2022

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a ...
18:57 11 February 2022

Deluge in Australia drenches fires and eases 3-year drought

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Drought, wildfires and now flooding have given Australia's weather an almost Biblical feel this year. The good news is that ...
5:33 10 February 2022

Rescues by chopper, front loader as flood hits northwest US

PORTLAND, Ore. — Residents in the foothills of the towering Blue Mountains in rural northeast Oregon were plucked from their flooded homes by helicopt...
23:44 7 February 2022

Rains cause flooding, evacuations in western Washington

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Heavy rains sent a creek over a major roadway and into an apartment building east of Seattle on Thursday.
0:19 7 February 2022

Storms sweep over Deep South with rain, wind, floods; 1 dead

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A powerful winter storm raked the Deep South on Thursday with high winds, rain and floods that killed one person and injured severa...
19:00 6 February 2022

Photos of ‘king tides’ globally show risks of climate change

DEPOE BAY, Ore. — Tourists, nature lovers and amateur scientists are whipping out their cameras to document the effects of extreme high tides on shore...
6:09 5 February 2022

Extreme weather has gardeners looking for resilient plants

Fiercer and more frequent natural disasters in recent years have many homeowners re-evaluating their landscaping. Many are restocking with trees and p...
13:23 4 February 2022

4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Mis...
14:49 26 January 2022

Storm Gloria kills 11 in Spain, causes wide coastal damage

MADRID — A calamitous storm has killed at least 11 people in Spain and left five others missing, as well as causing rivers to overflow their banks and...
14:58 23 January 2022

Erosion, floods make some final resting places not so final

WEYBRIDGE, Vt. — When Revolutionary War soldier Josiah Clark was buried in a small Vermont cemetery near a river bank in 1835, it was supposed to be h...
15:34 22 January 2022

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

14:37 18 January 2022

Four dead as severe storm sweeps through southern US

BENTON, La. — Authorities say at least four people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelentin...
16:29 11 January 2022

A decade after Haitian earthquake, a young victim struggles

CANAAN, Haiti — Just before 5 p.m., Marie-Mislen Thomas’ house fell on top of her three children.
18:59 10 January 2022

Mudslides, blackouts hamper search after Indonesia floods

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Mudslides and power blackouts hampered the search for people missing in massive floods in Indonesia's capital, where more than 60...
1:27 6 January 2022

Indonesia’s flooded capital disinfected to fend off disease

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Soldiers and health workers sprayed Indonesia's capital with disinfectant on Sunday to fend off possible diseases spread by massi...
11:05 5 January 2022

60 dead in landslides, flash floods in Indonesia’s capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, as r...
15:49 4 January 2022

Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The death toll from floods in Indonesia's capital rose to 43 of Friday as rescuers found more bodies amid receding floodwaters, d...
5:49 3 January 2022

Venice flood damage to St. Mark’s Cathedral totals millions

VENICE, Italy — “Every stone is a treasure,’’ says the technical director of St. Mark’s Basilica’s vestry board, indicating the prized gold-leaf mosai...
8:41 24 December 2021

Venice’s endurance symbolized in Royal Gardens re-opening

VENICE, Italy — Venice’s Royal Gardens were first envisioned by Napoleon, flourished under Austrian Empress Sissi and were finally turned over to the ...
20:54 17 December 2021

Venice tide barriers pass another test, but skeptics remain

VENICE, Italy — Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an o...
10:02 7 December 2021

Flood at famed Arizona waterfalls sends tourists scrambling

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A popular tourist spot deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon known for its blue-green waterfalls will make repairs after heavy flood...
1:03 3 December 2021