On Sunday, the task force conducted search and rescue operations near the Hindman/Knott County line in Kentucky.
They utilized boats as needed, going house to house to assist with emergency needs, and assessing structural damages, the release said.
The 16-member team also did search and rescue operation in area of Jackson, Kentucky and additional 29 members, including four search canines and additional equipment, were moved into operations at the request of the State of Kentucky, according to the release.
The brings the contingent to a 45 member Type III Search and Rescue Team.
The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday that a tropical wave has moved off the African west coast as the peak of hurricane season approaches. As of the NHC’s 8 p.m. tropical outlook, forecasters give the system a 40% chance of formation in the next five days. On Saturday, the NHC began projecting the formation of a potential tropical system in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and forecast the ...
France on Sunday braced for a fourth heatwave this summer as its worst drought on record left parched villages without safe drinking water and farmers warned of a looming milk shortage in the winter. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne's office has set up a crisis team to tackle a drought that has forced scores of villages to rely on water deliveries by truck, prompted state-run utility EDF to curb nuclear power output and stressed crops. National weather agency Meteo France said it was the worst drought since records began in 1958 and that the drought was expected to worsen until at least the middle of the month.
(Bloomberg) -- Another scorching heat wave is set to hit northwest and central Europe this week, putting further pressure on the continent’s strained power infrastructure.Most Read from BloombergWinners and Losers in Democrats’ Signature Tax and Energy BillR Kelly Has $28,000 in His Prison-Inmate Account. Prosecutors Want to Seize ItStocks Whipsaw With Technology Under Pressure: Markets WrapTax Bill Latest: GOP Private Equity Carveout Amendment ApprovedSizzling temperatures are expected to hit t
France was in the midst of its fourth heat wave of the year Monday as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought on record. National weather agency Meteo France said the heat wave begain in the south and is expected to spread across the country and last until the weekend. Overall, the southern half of France expects daytime temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) ad won't drop at nighttime below 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit).