Floods

Kilauea eruption: A reminder to businesses about insurance

May 21, 2018

The eruption of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii is a reminder to businesses that they can be vulnerable to nature's destructive forces

Sri Lanka storms, landslides kill 7, leave 1,000 displaced

May 21, 2018

Officials say heavy rains and lightning across Sri Lanka have left at least seven people dead and displaced more than 1,000

Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears

May 18, 2018

A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone 'Sagar' in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen's southern coastline

Nearly 5,000 evacuated in Colombia after troubles at dam

May 17, 2018

Nearly five thousand people living along a river in northern Colombia have been evacuated from their homes following flooding at a nearby dam

Local officials, Texas governor at odds over Harvey help

May 16, 2018

A group of nearly 60 officials from communities hit hard by Hurricane Harvey is asking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to tap the state's $11 billion rainy day fund to help match federal grants that can be used on flood mitigation projects

Afghan officials say 34 people killed in heavy flooding

May 15, 2018

Afghan government says 34 people have died and four others injured in heavy rains and flooding around the country over the past week

Montana floodwaters near highest level in 100 years

May 12, 2018

Montana rescuers pulled a man from surging floodwaters and authorities warned of dangerous debris being swept downstream as waters rose in rivers and streams across the western half of the state

Record flooding expected in Montana river

May 10, 2018

Western Montana's Clark Fork River has reached major flooding stage for only the sixth time since measurements have been taken

Israel, Iran engage in most serious confrontation in Syria

May 10, 2018

The Israeli military says it attacked nearly all of Iran's military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the occupied Golan Heights

At least 44 killed as dam bursts in Kenya, officials say

May 10, 2018

At least 44 killed as dam bursts in Kenya, with another 40 still missing; hundreds flee

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