Nepal's monsoon floods and landslides leave at least 50 dead

Asia Pacific Jul 14, 2019

Nepal's monsoon floods and landslides leave at least 50 dead

Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal, and dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday. Northeast India has also been hit by floods, with 11 deaths recorded as rivers burst their banks. Heavy rains since Thursday have ...

Weakened Tropical Storm Barry drenches U.S. Gulf Coast

World Jul 14, 2019

Weakened Tropical Storm Barry drenches U.S. Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that officials had feared could test the levees and pumps that were bolstered after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. After briefly becoming ...

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf, could become hurricane

World Jul 12, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf, could become hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry formed off the coast of Louisiana on Thursday and threatened to blow ashore as a hurricane with relatively weak winds but torrential rains that could test the flood-control improvements made in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago. Forecasters said the ...

New Orleans floods as Gulf Coast braces for torrential rain

World Jul 11, 2019

New Orleans floods as Gulf Coast braces for torrential rain

A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning near the city Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather is on the way to Louisiana and other states along the Gulf of Mexico. Garbage containers tilted on their sides and pieces ...