Floods

In this image from video made available on Friday, June 29, 2018, a group of young children sit around candles and play a song at a school in Buriram, eastern Thailand, in support for the missing soccer team and their coach in a flooded cave in the north. With songs, prayers and artwork, Thais are keeping hope alive that 12 boys and their soccer coach who disappeared in a flooded mountain cave a week ago will be rescued. (Lek Nai Tung Kwang school via AP)
June 30, 2018 - 9:00 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — It's a simple melody sung to the plucking of acoustic guitars by schoolchildren sitting around candles: "I beg the skies to show mercy and empathy/ My brothers are in Tham Luang Khun Nang Non/ Let them pass this danger, I beg." The song is dedicated to events unfolding in a...
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A rescuer works at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 soccer team members and their coach went missing, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand Saturday, June 30, 2018. Rescuers have been searching for them. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 30, 2018 - 8:47 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The frantic effort to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a cave in Thailand for a week picked up pace as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the anxious rescue mission. The search in the...
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Thai soldiers carry a water pump to drain the water from a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been missing in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province in northern Thailand, Friday, June 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached near the entrance of the cave despite attempts to drain the water so rescuers can search farther into the complex for a sixth day. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 29, 2018 - 7:23 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's prime minister on Friday visited a flooded cave complex where rescuers have been searching for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for six days and urged their relatives not to give up hope. "There has to be faith. Faith makes everything a success," Prime...
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U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific Search and Rescue team personne; walk out of a cave where young soccer team and their coach are believed to be missing, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand. A U.S. military team and British cave experts joined the rescue effort for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for five days inside the cave being flooded by near-constant rains. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 28, 2018 - 5:14 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers in northern Thailand were scouring a mountainside Thursday in search of alternative entrances to a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been missing for five days. Near-constant rains have stalled search efforts inside the cave by raising water...
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Rescue workers walk out from a cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Heavy rains are hampering efforts to rescue the 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing inside the flooded cave in northern Thailand for four days. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
June 26, 2018 - 11:59 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The members of the Wild Boars are a team on and off the soccer field, traveling to competitions, cycling mountain roads and swimming in waterfalls together. Now, 12 of the boys and their coach are lost, together, in a flooded cave in northern Thailand. The boys, ranging in...
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Soldiers guide auxiliary power lines into a cave where the main staging area is to continue the search for a group of missing boys and their coach, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. About a dozen navy SEAL divers and other rescuers have re-entered a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing for three days in the sprawling caverns. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
June 26, 2018 - 11:13 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Efforts to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand for three days hinge on pumping out water so that navy divers have room to operate, the first high-level Thai official to visit the site said Tuesday. Interior...
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Rescue workers continue to search for a group of missing boys and their coach in a flooded cave, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. Electricians are extending a power line into a flooded cave in northern Thailand to help the search and rescue efforts for 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded three nights in the sprawling caverns and cut off by rising water. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
June 26, 2018 - 1:06 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — About a dozen navy SEAL divers and other rescuers re-entered a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand on Tuesday morning to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing for three days in the sprawling caverns. Divers have been seeking a way forward...
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Bicycles left by a group of missing boys lean against a railing at the entrance of a deep cave in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Monday, June 25, 2018. Officials say multiple attempts to locate the 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but that they will keep trying. (Thai News Pix via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rising waters forced rescuers to suspend the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for two days in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand, but officials said Monday they believe they're still alive. The boys, aged 11-15, are believed to have entered the...
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In this photo provided by the Montana Army National Guard, middle school students attending a Bible camp at the Montana Wilderness School of the Bible along the Rocky Mountain Front are guided onto a Chinook helicopter Thursday, June 21, 2018. The campers were flown to Great Falls after flooding earlier this week washed out the road to the camp. (Montana Army National Guard via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 9:54 am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days. Campers were lifted out Thursday after a washed-out road cut off the only exit. Montana was just drying out from spring...
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In this photo taken June 17, 2018, Agate Street is washed out wth dirt and debris covering the vehicles in Houghton, Mich. Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while officials in northern Michigan were assessing damage from flash-flooding that washed out roads, damaged businesses and created dozens of sinkholes. (David Archambeau/The Daily Mining Gazette via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:52 pm
ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while disaster declarations were issued Monday in northern Michigan after flash-flooding washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes. The body of a 75-year-old man...
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