Floods

Official: 18 killed amid flooding, landslides in Rwanda

May 8, 2018

A Rwandan official says at least 18 people have been killed amid landslides and flooding in the country's west over the weekend

Montana deputies warn residents near rising river to leave

May 7, 2018

Missoula County sheriff's deputies are going door to door in a neighborhood along the rising Clark Fork River warning residents to start preparing to leave

Heavy rain causes flooding, sweeps away vehicles in Turkey

May 5, 2018

A torrential flood swept through a district in Turkey's capital, sending vehicles downstream and shocking residents.

UN says 80 killed in weeks of flooding in Kenya

May 4, 2018

UN says 80 killed in weeks of flooding in Kenya, with hundreds of thousands displaced

Heavy rains destroyed or severely damaged 115 Hawaii homes

May 3, 2018

Hawaii says record rains, landslides and flooding destroyed 115 homes on Kauai and Oahu islands last month

Officials in Harvey-hit county pick August for bond election

May 2, 2018

Officials in Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey vote to request that August special election be set for proposed $2.5 billion bond issue to finance critical flood-control projects

Kauai woos travelers as island recovers from floods

Apr 28, 2018

Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai earlier this month, but community leaders are urging tourists to come regardless so locals don't suffer an economic calamity on top of a natural one

Israel: 9 teenagers die in flash floods; 1 still missing

Apr 26, 2018

Israel's rescue service says 9 teenagers die in flash floods while hiking south of Dead Sea; 1 still missing

Hawaii island may have broken national rainfall record

Apr 26, 2018

The National Weather Service says preliminary data indicates the Hawaiian island of Kauai broke a national 24-hour rainfall record during recent flash flooding

Red Cross says it's flooded by missing requests for Syrians

Apr 25, 2018

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross says it has been "flooded" with about 13,000 requests in the last six months from Syrians looking for missing family members

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