Floods

A woman wades through high water during a high tide of 1.44 meters (4.72 feet), in St. Mark's Square, in Venice, Italy, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. Venice is facing more intense floods on Monday, while it battles to recover from the exceptional high tide that hit it in November, causing massive damages. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini)
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December 23, 2019 - 7:14 am
ROME (AP) — The Italian lagoon city of Venice is facing the prospect of more intense floods at a time when it's still counting the cost of the exceptional high tide that hit it in November. Though the tide Monday morning peaked lower than expected at 1.44 meters (4.72 feet) , it remains above the 1...
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December 21, 2019 - 3:05 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Record rainfall and darkness has hit Seattle as a major storm begins to lift across western Washington on the first day of winter, though the region is still at risk for flooding, mudslides and avalanches. Friday became the wettest day in Seattle in the past 10 years, and the most...
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December 19, 2019 - 5:58 pm
One minute the road was clear. The next minute, there was a snowy whiteout that led to a deadly pileup of dozens of cars and tractor-trailers on Interstate 78 in central Pennsylvania. That was a snow squall. Cellphones from Maine to West Virginia buzzed a startling alert Wednesday as part of a new...
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Cathie Morris, right, tells Red Cross volunteer Laurie Howell on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 that her sister was killed by one of the April 2011 tornadoes, not far from what they're standing, in front of Morris' house, damaged by the Monday, December 16, 2019 storms off Neely Hill Loop in Limestone County, Ala. (Jeronimo Nisa/The Decatur Daily via AP)
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December 17, 2019 - 6:25 pm
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A swarm of tornadoes and other storms that left a trail of destruction across the Southeast killed four people, injured at least a dozen more and left victims to bundle up against the cold as they picked through pieces of their homes on Tuesday. The death toll rose to four...
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A view of the newly restored Royal Gardens in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Venice’s Royal Gardens were first envisioned by Napolean, flourished under Austrian Empress Sisi and were finally opened to the public by the Court of Savoy, until falling into disrepair in recent years. After an extensive restoration, the gardens reopened Tuesday as a symbol both of the lagoon city’s endurance and the necessity of public-private partnerships to care for Italy’s extensive cultural heritage. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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December 17, 2019 - 3:54 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Venice’s Royal Gardens were first envisioned by Napoleon, flourished under Austrian Empress Sissi and were finally turned over to the public by the House of Savoy, only to fall into disrepair in recent years. After an extensive restoration, the gardens reopened Tuesday as a...
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In this May 10, 2019 photo, grain bins belonging to Brett Adams are surrounded by flood waters, in Peru, Neb. Adams had thousands of acres under water, about 80 percent of his land, this year. The water split open his grain bins and submerged his parents' house and other buildings when the levee protecting the farm broke. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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December 11, 2019 - 1:24 pm
CRESCENT, Iowa (AP) — Frogs, carp and bugs thrived all summer in murky floodwaters where Gene Walter should have planted corn and soybeans. Last year’s ruined crop spilled from metal storage bins that burst nine months ago when the Missouri River surged through two levees near his southwest Iowa...
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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 a street vendor makes his way home under stormy skies in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Officials said Tuesday that Cyclone Belna has hit northern Madagascar, killing nine people and making more then 1,400 homeless. (AP Photo/Alexander Joe)
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December 10, 2019 - 8:41 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Cyclone Belna has hit northwestern Madagascar, with 2 dead and three missing from the first tropical storm of the season, according to local officials. Belna blew into the coastal town of Soalala, where more than 1,400 residents were made homeless because their...
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December 09, 2019 - 5:07 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by heavy rains in different parts of Uganda, the Red Cross said on Monday as authorities urged people in affected areas to relocate. Seventeen flooding deaths have been confirmed in the western district of Bundibugyo...
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A yellow barrier, part of a plan to protect the city of Venice from flooding, floats on a barge, in Venice, Italy, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Central to the plan to protect Venice, some, or all, of the 78 barriers will one day be raised when the sea rises more than 110 centimeters to prevent damaging high tides from pushing into the lagoon city, a UNESCO heritage site built picturesquely but somewhat precariously among more than 120 islands. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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December 07, 2019 - 12:54 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. Central to the plan to protect the city, some or all of the 78 barriers will one day be raised when the sea rises...
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Trucks submerged in flood water in the town of Puget-sur-Argens, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. The crew of a rescue helicopter were among five people killed in heavy weekend rains that pounded France's Mediterranean coast in a second week of deadly flooding in the region. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
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December 02, 2019 - 12:41 pm
PARIS (AP) — A helicopter crash killed three French rescuers on a mission to save people trapped by floods, and three others were also killed in heavy rains that pounded France’s Mediterranean coast in a second week of deadly flooding in the region. Brown floodwaters continued to gush down streets...
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