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Floods

How will climate change impact future floods and flood insurance?
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:27

Houses are seen submerged in flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in Northwest Houston, Texas, on August 30, 2017. Photo by REUTERS/Adrees Lat...

Penang comes to a standstill as floods reach alarming level
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:16

GEORGE TOWN: The floods in Penang are worsening by the minute, with residents in affected areas trapped in their inundated homes, or unable to carry o...

Digital Disaster Relief: Crowdsourced Responses to Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Floods Around the World
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:16

By: Lily Bui In the brief span of two months, a series of disasters have swept across the globe. Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean left ...

Hurricane Irma aims full fury at Florida's Gulf Coast, floods central Miami
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:38

All of southern Florida was feeling the effects of the storm creeping towards the shore, with at least one man killed, a woman forced to deliver her ...

Timely response to our complaints could have prevented floods: residents
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 22:38

Incessant rains over the past few weeks have exposed the poor condition of the city's storm water drains. Due to reduction in their carrying capacity,...

South Asia floods: Scottish government donates £300,000 from emergency fund
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:10

The Scottish government is donating £300,000 to help those left homeless by flooding in South Asia. BBC News - Scotland

Bangladesh floods: Aid groups warn of 'silent disaster'
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 13:09

Aid groups warn of "secondary disasters" of disease and loss of livelihoods from South Asian floods. BBC News - Asia

Pope prays for those afflicted by floods in US, Asia
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 01:20

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has prayed for those afflicted by floods in Texas, Louisiana and southern Asia. philstar.com - breakingnews

Motorists stranded after flash floods hit Jalan Kuching
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 09:22

The sudden floods blamed on overflow from nearby Sungai Batu. Top news stories local and from around the world – MSN News Malaysia

The heroes of Hato: how Hong Kong firemen braved floods to rescue villagers
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 06:42

Hong Kong firefighters have recalled a harrowing mission to rescue trapped residents in flood-hit areas last month as the biggest storm in five years ...

Melania heads to floods in heels again
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 01:56

PRESIDENT Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have met with Harvey survivors in Texas who are living in a shelter. World News | news.com.au —...

Texas floods push US petrol prices to 2-year high
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 00:32

Vehicles line up for fuel in Dallas, Texas. © Reuters US retail petrol prices have hit their highest level for two years as a result of the massive ...

More than 1,200 dead as floods devastate South Asia
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 17:11

SOME 13 people were killed in Pakistan’s largest city Karachi after heavy monsoon rains hit the sprawling metropolis, officials said on Thursday. Th...

23 killed in Pakistan floods
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 21:18

Heavy rains in Karachi, Pakistan flooded the streets, leading to the death of at least 23 people. World News - UPI.com

To combat drought, floods, 60 rivers to soon be linked in $87 bn scheme
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:38

The mammoth plan entails linking nearly 60 rivers, including the mighty Ganges, which the government hopes will cut farmers’ dependence on fickle mo...

Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:09

President Trump is expected to ask for $ 5.9bn in federal aid, and pledged $ 1m of his own money. BBC News - World

Houston floods: Storm Harvey 'affected 100,000 homes'
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 03:10

The administration will ask Congress for emergency funding to help recovery, a White House aide says. BBC News - World

How labs are coping with Hurricane Harvey's devastating floods
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 02:46

Advance planning has kept some Texas facilities safe during the unprecedented storm.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22542 Nature News & Commen...

More than 1,000 die in South Asian floods; toll climbing
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:26

MORE than 1,000 people have died in floods across South Asia, and as sheets of incessant rain pummelled the vast region on Tuesday, worries grew that...

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