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Extensive flooding in eastern Canada forces evacuations

World Apr 22, 2019

Extensive flooding in eastern Canada forces evacuations

Flooding in eastern Canada forced the evacuation of 1,200 people while more than 600 troops have been deployed in response, authorities said Sunday. Warming weather over the Easter weekend has brought spring floods due to heavy rains and snowmelt from Ontario to southern Quebec and ...

California totally free of drought for the first time in seven years

World Mar 15, 2019

California totally free of drought for the first time in seven years

California was declared totally drought-free for the first time in more than seven years on Thursday, following unusually abundant winter rains and snowfall statewide, according to the government's weekly report on U.S. drought conditions. The U.S. Drought Monitor's latest survey reflected an astonishing turnaround — ...

Eastern Canada digs out from major snowstorm

World Feb 14, 2019

Eastern Canada digs out from major snowstorm

A huge snowstorm blanketed eastern Canada on Wednesday, closing schools, grounding hundreds of flights and forcing many workers to stay home as tens of thousands of plows toiled to clear roads. Big white fluffy snowflakes began falling Tuesday afternoon, with more than 30 centimeters (12 ...