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Parts of north Brisbane, Ipswich told: 'Please leave immediately'Sydney Morning HeraldIpswich will also see water levels similar to the devastating 1974 floods and residents should prepare to evacuate, the city's mayor says. ...and more »
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionRupees 100 million has been allocated to provide expeditious relief to flood ...SLBCThe government has taken speedy measures to help the people affected by floods and land-slides Minister Maithreepala Sirisena has appealed to the people to ...Over 8 lakh hit in Sri Lankan floodsThe HinduSri Lanka floods affect thousandsBBC News* Over 800000 people affected by floods in Sri LankaColombo PageTimes of India -Hindustan Times -Straits Timesall 355 news articles »
Globe and MailAustralia Flood Deaths Rise; Brisbane ThreatenedWall Street JournalSYDNEY (Dow Jones)--Australian authorities Tuesday warned that the death toll from massive flooding in the state of ...Flood Deaths May Rise Dramatically as Brisbane BracesBusinessWeekMore floods hit Australia; eight deadMarketWatchEight dead, 72 missing as flash floods sweep through Australian cityDaily MailSydney Morning Herald -Telegraph.co.uk -Stuff.co.nzall 2,340 news articles »
ABC OnlineRaging floods bear down on BrisbaneABC OnlineThe weather bureau says the river is expected to reach major flood levels tomorrow afternoon and rise further on Thursday. Police are preparing residents ...An overturned car is seen in central Toowoomba - Source: GettyTVNZFlood waters rise in Brisbane cityHerald SunBrisbane on alert as 72 still missing after Toowoomba tragedySmartCompany.com.auThe Australian -Brisbane Timesall 116 news articles »
Flash floods to hit VictoriaSydney Morning HeraldThe Bureau of Meteorology issues a flash flood warning as a low pressure system slowly crosses the state. As Queenslanders battle a deadly flood disaster, ...and more »
1700 NSW residents cut off by floodsSydney Morning Herald"Ulmarra, downstream from Grafton is experiencing major flooding which is expected to cut the Pacific Highway and result in around 200 people there being ...and more »
Sydney Morning HeraldFloods shatter small business, resources, farmsSydney Morning HeraldRatings agency Moody's yesterday warned that the cost of worldwide steel production could double because of the floods that have closed several mines and ...and more »
BigPond NewsFloods hit the North CoastABC OnlineThe devastating floods are continuing in Queensland, but in NSW a new wave of rain and floodwater could be heading their way. Communities out west on the ...700 residents of northern NSW remained isolated due to floodsThe AustralianMore than 1000 isolated in NSW floodsSydney Morning HeraldFloods strand hundreds on NSW north coastABC OnlineNEWS.com.au -Tweed Daily Newsall 115 news articles »
Cotton prices benefit from Australian floods, Chinese demandDaniels TradingPrices for cotton have increased as the fourth-biggest exporter of the soft commodity endured its worst flooding in 50 years, Bloomberg reports. ...Cotton Futures Rise as Australian Floods Damage Crops; Orange Juice GainsBloombergall 5 news articles »
Kansas City StarMelting snow, ice swell rivers, trigger floods in GermanyAHN | All Headline NewsWarmer temperatures melted snow and ice in Germany, swelling rivers and causing the worst flooding in the country on Monday. The surprise flooding killed ...Melting snow floods German rivers, 1 feared deadWashington PostMelting snow floods German riversmsnbc.com (blog)Floods In Western GermanyNTDTVMonsters and Critics.com -Gulf Times -euronewsall 353 news articles »
Flash floods swept through an Australian city Monday, killing at least two people, trapping others in cars and leaving some clinging to trees as relentless rains brought more misery to a region battling its worst flooding in decades. The raging torrent of muddy water picked up cars and tossed them like toys, carried away furniture as it washed through stores and prompted scores of emergency calls as it swamped Toowoomba, a city of about 90-thousand people in the state of Queensland in the country's northeast. RT on Facebook: www.facebook.com RT on Twitter: twitter.com
...recovery and significantly reduce the future impact of farming on the Great Barrier Reef. “As devastating and tragic as these floods are, they also provide a chance to introduce newer and better technologies that will reduce pollution and increase profits,”...
...exports, needed to make steel. Global miners Anglo American , Rio Tinto , Xstrata and BHP Billiton , have all been hit by the floods, and all have made force majeure declarations. While flooding has begun to recede in the main Bowen Basin coal region, many...
...many parts of the country. The flood crisis is still emerging, so we don't know how many communities will be impacted by these floods," Gillard told a news conference in Canberra. But Gillard added: "The Budget will return to surplus in 2012-13. That will...
...over time, he said. Economists at ANZ agreed, saying while immense in scale and devastating to many communities, the Queensland floods would have only a minor and temporary impact on growth. "Delays in coal production and exports will have the largest impact,...
...of floods, or at least a lot of rain, and five years of drought. Occasionally there was a serious flood like the Maitland floods of 1955, but there was nothing like the floods at present in Queensland that cover an enormous part of the state. Back then the...
...town for the first time this afternoon. It's official - Brisbane has just had its wettest year since the city was consumed by floods in 1974. It's official: 2010 was Queensland's wettest year on record, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. US space agency...
...in 2011. "For coal it's a perfect storm because what's happening to prices is not just due to the effects of the Australian floods but because there are problems in just about every major exporting country," said Amrita Sen, analyst with Barclays Capital. ...
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Flooding across Australia's northeast is continuing to cause chaos and shows no sign of abating. The country's now recorded its wettest spring, causing six major river systems in Queensland state to burst their banks. An area bigger than France and Germany combined has been affected, with some 22 towns across the state inundated, leaving some 200000 people stranded. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been touring some of the areas hit by the worst floods Australia's experienced in about 50 years. ... www.euronews.net
*** Please note, campus is functioning normally, and any scheduled visits will occur as scheduled. Thanks! *** Three consecutive nights of torrential downpours cause the Squaw Creek and Skunk River to leave their banks on August 11th, 2010, flooding parts of Ames, the Iowa State Center, and the Iowa State University Campus
Pep Boys shop on Charlotte Pike in Nashville destroyed by flood.
Here are some pictures from the Nashville flood. I thought music from the one and only Johnny Cash would be appropriate. Please continue to pray for the people of Nashville and surrounding areas. We have a long way to recovery.
Please visit www.salarmy-nashville.org to see where you can volunteer or donate. Visit http for a stunning image gallery of the flooding caught after this was filmed. Between May 1st and May 2nd, 2010, Middle Tennessee received the greatest amount of rainfall in recorded history. It has left us with several casualties, millions of dollars in damage and an indelible mark on our city. This video shows but a small sample of the destruction and mayhem wrought by this disaster. Please pray for those affected by this tragedy. For those who have asked, this was shot handheld with a Canon 5D Mark II. I used Canon's 35mm, 50mm and 85mm prime lenses. I feel so blessed by the outpouring of support for this video. I hope it has helped to get the word out. This has been featured by the following sources: - Drudge Report - Mashable - NPR - The Atlantic - The Weather Channel - Breitbart.tv - The Weekly Standard - Macleans.ca - Buzzfeed - Urlesque - My Mom's Facebook profile
Worst I've ever seen here.
In the Midwest, the National Weather Service predicts major flooding. As KGAN's Alice Barr reports, President Obama has declared a state of emergency in North Dakota.
Flooding and landslides swept away cars and knocked down houses as a violent storm killed at least 32 people on Saturday on the Portuguese island of Madeira, a news agency reported. (Feb. 20)
Town sewers literally backed up into their house, last week. They not only have to repair damage, but deal with the contamination, of raw sewage.
It started down pouring here in Long Beach just after lunch. I didn't think too much of it until I looked out the window and saw my yard was turning into a lake. There was a tornado warning and hail, something I've seen lots of before, but never heard of this kind of weather in Southern California. So incase you missed it or didn't hear about it, here is a video to watch.
...the heavy rains experienced over the past two weeks. In Turkana East District, at least 20,000 people have been affected by floods following heavy rains received in the area, with devastating impact on livestock, farms, infrastructure and households. Katilu...
...from its chemical warehouses and workshops. Al-Yubi said Civil Defense officers had found 40 bodies on the campus. The floods also killed large numbers of animals used for research and damaged many roads inside the campus. "The flood caused great damage to...
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Residents of Cockermouth in Cumbria begin the cleanup as yesterday's record floodwaters subside, and Gordon Brown visits some of those made homeless. Follow us on twitter at twitter.com
A helicopter captures the full extent of the damage caused by devastating storms and rain in Cumbria and the town of Cockermouth. Follow us on twitter at twitter.com
Iowa governor announces funds for flood buyoutsThe Associated PressChet Culver says $150 million in federal funds will be made available for the purchase of 1352 homes damaged in last year's floods. The funding is part of ...US Sen. Grassley: Nearly $25.7 million to Cedar Rapids for disaster recoveryIowaPolitics.com (press release)all 33 news articles »
Voice of AmericaHundreds of Thousands of Somali Refugees in Kenya Threatened by FloodsVoice of AmericaThe UN refugee agency is appealing for $2.8 million to help more than 300000 refugees in two camps in Kenya threatened by flooding. ...UNHCR seeks funds to respond to flooding in Dadaab refugee campsReuters AlertNetKenya: UN seeks urgent funds to respond to flooding in overcrowded refugee campsUN News Centreall 8 news articles »
BBC NewsFloods hangover hits roads againBBC NewsThe recent flooding in north east Scotland has caused more problems for motorists after engineers were forced to close two more routes. ...and more »
Brainerd, East Brainerd Residents Ask City To Prevent FloodingThe ChattanooganMaurice Thetford said he has lived on East Brainerd Road for 35 years and been through at least seven floods. After the most recent flooding in September, ...Residents frustrated by flood problemsWater Worldall 2 news articles »
Times LIVEVietnam storm and flood toll rises to 107Press Trust of IndiaHanoi, Nov 6 (AFP) The number of people killed by floods in central Vietnam rose to 107, as officials said today the new estimate of damage caused by ...Mirinae death toll rises to 98, dam worsens floodingThanh Nien DailyAt least 90 dead in Vietnam floods: officialsAFPTropical Storm Mirinae Floods Central Vietnam, Kills 23RTT NewsSGGP -BBC News -AHNall 1,487 news articles »
Sky NewsFlooding Kills 2, Leaves Thousands Homeless in KenyaFOXNewsEl Nino storms have caused major flooding in parts of Kenya's coastal regions, killing at least two people and leaving thousands homeless, Sky News reported ...Kenya grapples with floods, diseaseUnited Press Internationalall 7 news articles »
Latin American Herald TribuneFloods kill 3 in along Mexico's Gulf coastThe Associated PressVILLAHERMOSA, Mexico — Floods have killed at least three people in a Mexican Gulf coast state where authorities are struggling to persuade thousands of ...30000 Mexicans reeling under floodTwoCircles.netWorld BriefingLos Angeles Times30000 Mexicans reeling under floodSifyCNN Internationalall 214 news articles »
FOX Toledo OnlineSen Brown tours flood-prone FindlayFOX Toledo OnlineFINDLAY, Ohio - Progress is being made to attempt to make Findlay's floods less intense and less frequent. The Flag City was able to secure $1.5 million in ...Senator Sherrod Brown visits Findlay13abc.comall 5 news articles »
Floods, ferries and the exec's race: Who threatened who?Seattle Post IntelligencerThe issue of hardball politics in the creation of the flood-control district and passenger ferries surfaced again Monday in the King County executive's race ...and more »
Officials outline top solutions for Fargo-Moorhead flood controlMinnesota Public RadioThe US Army Corps of Engineers has identified several possible solutions to the chronic flooding in Fargo-Moorhead. Three times in the past few decades, ...Diverting the Red RiverKFYR-TVall 75 news articles »
Flood victims in line for drought assistanceABC OnlineGraziers from the Gulf Country are struggling with drought as a direct result of crippling floods that hit the region eight months ...Flooded farmers seek drought assistanceThe Ageall 7 news articles »
Insurance commish warns coverage in Green River floodsSeattle Post IntelligencerThat could result in the release of water by the Army Corps of Engineers, flooding such downstream locations as Kent and Auburn. ...and more »
Relocation of flood-prone villages by March-endBusiness StandardThe state government will take steps to shift all the 226 flood-prone villages in the state by March-end. Chief minister BS Yeddyurappa announced here on ...Relocation of flood-prone villages by March-endTimes of IndiaFlood-prone Karnataka village being relocatedThaindian.comCM celebrates Diwali with flood victimsMangalorean.comExpress Buzzall 27 news articles »
Multi-sectoral group to probe Luzon floodPhilippine Star“I am only going to order an investigation on the operation of the dam in terms of warning, releasing and flood management. There will be no whitewash here, ...Dam operators not off the hookBusiness Mirrorall 9 news articles »
Kenya: UN - Country Among Most Vulnerable From FloodsAllAfrica.comNairobi — Kenya is among seven African countries that are most at risk of flash floods following the anticipated El Nino rains, an international ...El Nino could spur Horn of Africa floodsTimes of the Internetall 4 news articles »
KOMO NewsBoeing building huge berms to protect against floodsKOMO NewsIn an attempt to avoid flooding from the Green River, a Boeing contractor is constructing an 8-foot-high berm of sand poured into a ...and more »
The Associated PressRising seas threaten Shanghai, other major citiesThe Associated PressChinese legend credits Emperor Yu the Great with taming floods in Neolithic times by dredging new river channels to absorb excess water. ...Shanghai quickly becoming the next VeniceShanghaiistall 208 news articles »