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  • At least 300 dead as mudslide, floods sweep through Sierra Leone

    Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown and the search continues for more, the mayor said on Tuesday. Dozens of houses were covered in mud when a mountainside collapsed in the town of Regent on Monday morning, one of...
  • New Orleans flooding and pumping system crisis!

    (CNN)Louisiana’s governor has declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as officials and residents scrambled in the aftermath of last Saturday’s heavy storm that left hundreds of homes and businesses flooded. With more rain in the forecast, New Orleans leaders rushed to deal with a series of malfunctions...
  • Breaking News: Tropical Storm Franklin could become Atlantic’s first hurricane today!

    A stronger Tropical Storm Franklin edged closer to its second landfall in Mexico Wednesday morning. But this time it could come ashore as a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting Franklin to become the Atlantic’s first hurricane of 2017 before it makes landfall late tonight or early Thursday. As...
  • Tornado swept through Maryland! See shocking Photos!

    An apparent tornado swept through Salisbury, Md., about 1:40 p.m. Monday, flipping cars, tearing down trees and utility poles and damaging buildings. The National Weather Service office in Wakefield, Va., said it received numerous damage reports near Salisbury University along South Salisbury Boulevard (Route 13). Radar indicated a rotating...
  • Breaking News: Warning Issued, Tropical Storm Emily Forms Off Florida Gulf Coast

    Tropical Storm Emily has formed just off Florida’s Gulf Coast and is poised to deliver more soaking rain to parts of Florida through Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center early Monday morning initiated advisories on Tropical Depression Six. Two hours later, Doppler radar suggested the tiny circulation had developed winds strong...
  • Video: Thousands Evacuated as China Floods Turn Deadly

      At least 56 people have been killed and another 22 reported missing as heavy rains continue to pummel southern China, flooding towns, cutting off power and halting traffic, China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs said Tuesday. As much as 48.6 centimeters (19 inches) of rain has been dumped on...
  • This Trending Tropical Storm Cindy Has Made Its Landfall in Louisiana!

    Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern...
  • Earthquake in Georgia! See Details!

    AUGUSTA, Ga. – A 3.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Augusta area Tuesday morning. The quake, which was 12.9 km deep, was centered in south Augusta on Peach Orchard Road. “You generally don’t feel an earthquake less than a magnitude three. This one was also only about seven and a...
  • Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

    CHICAGO (AP) — At least one person was killed and around 25 were injured when a tornado hit a mobile home park Tuesday near a small town in western Wisconsin, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. The tornado damaged the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park north of Chetek. The...