Floods

A woman rides a tricycle on a flooded street in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged parts of greater Jakarta and caused landslides in Bogor and Depok districts on the city's outskirts as well as in neighboring Lebak, which buried a number of people. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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January 04, 2020 - 10:49 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a...
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Residents move the wreckage of cars that were swept away by flood in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.Severe flooding in greater Jakarta has killed scores of people and displaced tens of thousands others, the country's disaster management agency said. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
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January 03, 2020 - 4:35 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from floods in Indonesia's capital rose to 43 of Friday as rescuers found more bodies amid receding floodwaters, disaster officials said. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 182 neighborhoods in greater Jakarta and caused landslides in the...
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Atlas jumps for a snowball in Zach Dysart's hand on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at Spencer Park in Sioux Falls. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)
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December 30, 2019 - 6:01 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A fierce winter storm that created blizzard conditions in parts of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota shut down interstates, led to hundreds of vehicle crashes and brought a metropolitan area of more than 200,000 people to a standstill on Monday morning. Residents in the...
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Residents walks beside an outrigger and playground equipment that were damaged by Typhoon Phanfone along a coastline in Ormoc city, central Philippines on Thursday Dec. 26, 2019. The typhoon left over a dozen dead and many homeless. (AP Photo)
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December 26, 2019 - 9:09 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong typhoon that barreled through the central Philippines left at least 28 dead and 12 missing, and forced thousands to flee their homes, devastating Christmas celebrations in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. Typhoon Phanfone stranded many people in sea and...
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People walk on an interior mosaic floor of the St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Still invisible to the naked eye and the casual visitors, recent flood damage to St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice has been put at 5 million euros (dollars U.S. 5.5 million), the damage is caused by salt which expands as it dries. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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December 24, 2019 - 3:41 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — “Every stone is a treasure,’’ says the technical director of St. Mark’s Basilica’s vestry board, indicating the prized gold-leaf mosaics overhead, the inlaid stone pavement and the marble clad walls of the 923-year-old masterpiece. And many are vulnerable to the infiltration of...
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A flood-plain forest grows now where there used to be houses in the Watson Crampton neighborhood in Woodbridge, N.J., as seen from the air on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The Heards Brook on the top meets the Woodbridge River on the left, which leads to the Atlantic Ocean. Homeowners here took buyouts through a program that purchases houses and demolishes them to remove people from danger and to help absorb water from rising sea levels due to climate change. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
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December 23, 2019 - 9:23 am
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Patricia Kambach couldn't bear to watch a crew demolish her longtime neighbor's home this month, so she went inside her own house in Woodbridge, New Jersey, where she has lived since John F. Kennedy was president. “I lived here 56 years, and it's hard,” said Kambach. Hard...
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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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