Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to at least 132

Jun 14, 2017

Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to at least 132

The death toll from massive landslides triggered by heavy rains rose to 132 on Wednesday with firefighters, police and soldiers struggling to reach the remote southeastern districts to distribute aid, officials said. It was not clear yet if any villagers were still missing after ...

Twisters, floods kill at least 11 across South, Midwest

May 1, 2017

Twisters, floods kill at least 11 across South, Midwest

At least 11 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas on Sunday. Tornadoes hit several small towns in East Texas, killing four people. Three people ...

Severe floods overwhelm Australian towns after cyclone

Mar 31, 2017

Severe floods overwhelm Australian towns after cyclone

Tens of thousands of people have evacuated from towns in two Australian states as authorities warned Friday there could be deaths from severe flooding caused by a powerful tropical cyclone. Category four Cyclone Debbie hit northeastern Australia on Tuesday between Bowen and Airlie Beach ...

Flooding forces hundreds from homes in San Jose, California

Feb 22, 2017

Flooding forces hundreds from homes in San Jose, California

Murky, waist-high floodwaters swamped neighborhoods along a rain-swollen creek in the northern California city of San Jose on Tuesday, prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders or advisories for more than 1,000 homes, city officials said. The state’s third-largest city, a hub of the high-tech ...