Residents of several southern states on Saturday began surveying the ruins left by tornadoes and heavy rains that barreled through the region this week, killing at least 18 people.
Newly released satellite images show how far relief efforts have to go to restore Chennai after 100-year rains that some link to climate change inundated India’s fourth-largest city in recent weeks.
Chennai, on the coast of southeastern India, was inundated with rain this week, causing massive flooding and suspending trains and flights.
By Rialda Zukic
Heavy rains have drenched parts of Texas since Friday causing highways to shut down and a train to derail on Saturday. Now, the storm, which was caused partly by remains of Hurricane Patricia, is expected to head southwest toward Louisiana,…
By Rialda Zukic
After four dry days, rain has returned to South Carolina, where flooding from Hurricane Joaquin has destroyed homes, vehicles and dams, and caused at least 17 deaths in the state.
By Colleen Shalby
Historic flooding in South Carolina has left nine people dead. The catastrophic rain has destroyed homes, vehicles, dams and closed more than 500 bridges and roads.
By PBS NewsHour
While New York City is taking aggressive action to prevent future catastrophes like Hurricane Sandy, other vulnerable cities, such as Charleston, South Carolina, are not tackling the threat of rising sea level and climate change with the same urgency. Special…
By News Desk
A branch of the Amazon River called the Rio Solimoes overflowed this week due to heavy rains and flooding, and rose high into the streets of Anama, in the Amazonas state of Brazil, according to Reuters.
More rain fell across Texas Saturday night but caused no major new problems, after the onslaught of severe weather during the week killed dozens and prompted President Barack Obama to declare a state of emergency in the state.
By Joshua Barajas
More than 200 people were rescued from their cars in Dallas early Friday after an overnight record rainfall triggered flash floods that trapped them in their cars.
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