#Flood

  • Human bones washed onto street after church graveyard floods in heavy rain!

    Human bones have been washed onto a street in Fife after a graveyard flooded over the weekend. The outer wall at the Largo and Newburn Parish Church in Upper Largo collapsed due to the extent of the water in the cemetery. As a result, a number of historic graves were “disturbed and exposed”...
  • Over 600 people missing from Sierra Leone Floods !

    Concerns shifted on Wednesday to the estimated 600 people still missing and thousands made homeless in Sierra Leone by deadly floods in the capital, as it emerged that at least a third of those killed were children. The United Nations said on Tuesday that it was evaluating humanitarian needs...
  • State of emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms

    NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana’s governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city’s malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged equipment at a power plant and shore up...
  • New Orleans warns of flood risk amid pumping station power loss

    NEW ORLEANS – A fire that broke out Wednesday night in a turbine that provides power to most of New Orleans’ pumping stations crippled that piece of equipment, leading city officials to warn of possible flooding Thursday and during the weekend. “We are at risk if we have a...
  • Flood deaths and those missing continue to rise in Japan

    The death toll from heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan this week has risen to 15, officials said Saturday, as rescue workers reached isolated villages where at least 14 others are missing and feared dead. Heavy rain warnings are still in place for parts of the southern island...
  • WATCH: Breaking News – Flash Flood Warnings in Midwest

    After flooding smashed records that had stood for over 100 years, more heavy rain will fall in the Ozarks and mid-Mississippi Valley, bringing a threat of additional flash flooding and adding to already swollen rivers and reservoirs. As of Wednesday morning, moderate to heavy rain stretches from northeastern Oklahoma...