Stories tagged: Flood
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
Heavy rain caused flash flooding Tuesday night in Pullman and Moscow, sweeping up cars, damaging buildings and trapping about two dozen people inside businesses.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
California turned to cleanup and damage assessment Friday as a powerful storm that drenched the state brought flood dangers to Arizona, and other parts of the West dealt with impacts …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring in …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
At least three people died after a deluge that brought chaos to Australia’s largest city Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Wearing colorful disposable boots, tourists enjoyed outdoor cafes Thursday in St. Mark’s Square in Venice as waters receded from an exceptional high tide.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Stranded by Florence’s epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
With the damage from record-breaking torrential rains continuing to spread in western Japan, more than 20,000 people remain stranded in Hiroshima, Ehime and Kochi prefectures on Wednesday, as local roads …
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
At least 85 people have died and 58 are unaccounted for as torrential rains continued to batter parts of western Japan on Sunday, causing landslides and flooding and forcing millions …
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
A longtime Iowa sportscaster has died in flash flooding in Des Moines amid heavy rain that forced the evacuation of some homes and businesses in one suburb.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
On Thursday, Summer Parkways, an annual outdoor block party, welcomed bicyclists and runners on a 3-mile loop of the South Hill including Manito and Comstock parks. But this year it, …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 1 p.m.
Authorities said a man’s body has been found by searchers in Maryland’s Patapsco River near the Howard and Baltimore county line.
Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Now the site of the largest dam-removal project in the world, the Elwha is also home to a first-of-its-kind revegetation program. Mature trees will take 100 years to grow, but …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s new attorney, Emmet Flood, a veteran of the Clinton impeachment battles, is the leading candidate to replace the White House’s top lawyer, several people familiar with the …
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018
100 years ago in North Idaho: Coeur d’Alene River overflows, aweeping away bridges from Cataldo to Harrison
The Coeur d’Alene River surged over its banks and swept away every county bridge from Cataldo to Harrison. “Rivermen and loggers are battling the most treacherous series of log jams …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Rescue crews scoured floodwaters Thursday for residents missing after flash floods cut a swathe of destruction near the Greek capital, killing at least 16 people and tossing cars into buildings …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Spokane County road crews are preparing for another busy snow season.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Floods and landslides after a tropical depression have killed at least 37 people, left another 40 missing and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam, officials said.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s flood plain maps for parts of southeastern Houston were woefully out-of-date long before Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast, a new study suggests.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Harvey has so far killed at least 70 people who drowned in floods, got crushed by trees and died during power outages – a surprisingly low toll that experts say …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Amanda Spartz nearly did not renew her home’s flood insurance policy after her first year in Florida. Two hurricanes came close to the Fort Lauderdale suburbs last year, but they …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
As floodwaters receded and rescuers searched waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims, Houston officials began turning their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters and getting enough gasoline …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
With more rain in the forecast and city water pumps malfunctioning after weekend floods, New Orleans’ mayor is urging residents of some waterlogged neighborhoods to move their vehicles to higher …
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
A police helicopter rescued approximately 35 hikers stranded by flooding in a national forest recreation area in Arizona.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains in Sri Lanka killed 91 people and left 110 others missing Friday. Authorities appealed for international help for rescue and relief …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Eight northern and north-central Idaho counties have been approved for federal disaster declarations, allowing federal funds to help with flood recovery efforts.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Jose Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain came and unleashed havoc on this small city surrounded by rivers and mountains in southern Colombia.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:08 a.m.
The city of Boise, Ada County and the state have all declared a state of emergency because of high water levels on the Boise River.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
A large ice jam on the St. Joe River is causing flooding near Calder, Idaho, the National Weather Service reported. The weather service issued a flash-flood warning Friday morning along …