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- USA TODAY
Authorities predict a high probability of above-average temperatures for much of the U.S. over the next several days as some areas hit the mid-100s.
- Miami Herald
A low pressure system that was about 200 miles east of Daytona Beach Saturday morning is going to mess with South Florida’s weather through Monday, regardless of development, meteorologists say.
- The Guardian
Heatwave to next week roast areas already gripped by severe drought, plunging reservoirs and wildfires A vehicle drives through Death Valley, California, where temperatures hit 120F earlier in July. Scientists have said the barrage of heatwaves over the past month are being fueled by climate change. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images The most extensive heatwave of a scorching summer is set to descend upon much of America in the coming week, further roasting areas already gripped by se
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The bridge, mainly made out of wood, was located in Uryum village, over 4,500 kilometres away from Moscow.As the truck reached the middle of the bridge, it started failing under the load, eventually falling into the swollen river along with the vehicle.The driver was later reported to have survived, but the truck could not be recovered from the water.The suspension bridge was constructed in place of a road bridge that was destroyed during one of the previous floods in the area. Currently, the residents of Uryum village do not have a way to cross the river after the accident.Bridge in Uryum is not the only one in the region that got damaged by extreme rainfall. Flooding has also damaged a bridge on Russia's Trans-Siberian railway, suspending traffic in the area.A also bridge gave way in Zabaikalsk region, some 300 km (190 miles) north of the border with China and Mongolia, The emergencies ministry said that no casualties were reported.TASS news agency said around 650 houses were reported flooded and five road bridges washed away in the flooding in the Zabaikalsk region on Thursday after heavy rain.
Intense thunderstorms brought downpours across the southwestern U.S. from Thursday into Friday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
- Washington Examiner
Nearly 130,000 homes in Michigan are without power after a possible tornado made landfall in the Detroit area late Saturday evening.
- Idaho Statesman
After several days of slightly cooler weather, very high temperatures are on their way for the Treasure Valley.
- CBS News
A total of 88 large fires are burning in the U.S. They have destroyed more than 1 million acres as of Saturday.
- Reuters Videos
"There was nothing left."The Bootleg Fire, one of more than 80 active wildfires that have charred about 1.3 million acres in recent weeks, has ravaged the southern Oregon community of Sycan Estates, leaving behind a trail of ash-covered debris.Residents like Gage Clark, who evacuated ahead of the wildfire, returned to their community only to find their homes and business gone, their possessions destroyed."I thought I still had my saw mill shop and possibly this shop so I came back thinking that I still had something to come home to and when I got here I was actually kind of gut shot. It was knots in the stomach. There was nothing left."Local news reports said the fire had decimated 112 homes and 169 outbuildings.The Bootleg Fire is Oregon’s third largest wildfire on records dating back to 1900.Located about 250 miles south of Portland, the fire had ripped through more than 400,000 acres of drought-parched brush and timber as of Friday, destroying at least 67 homes near the California border.At its peak, an estimated 2,000 people were displaced by evacuations."We just got to try to band together as a community and rebuild and get people's lives back in order. It'll never be back to what it was, of course, but we got to try to do what we can. Because we all still own our property and a lot of people don't have anywhere else to go."
MANILA (Reuters) -Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents in the capital, Manila, out of low-lying communities on Saturday as heavy monsoon rains, compounded by a tropical storm, flooded the city and nearby provinces. The national disaster agency said about 15,000 people, most of them from a flood-prone Manila suburb, had moved into evacuation centres. "We decided to evacuate early," said Luzviminda Tayson, 61.
- FTW Outdoors
A camper at Grand Teton National Park will pay dearly for failing to follow multiple warning signs about safety in bear country.
(Bloomberg) -- Extreme weather is slamming crops across the globe, bringing with it the threat of further food inflation at a time costs are already hovering near the highest in a decade and hunger is on the rise.Brazil’s worst frost in two decades brought a deadly blow to young coffee trees in the world’s biggest grower. Flooding in China’s key pork region inundated farms and raised the threat of animal disease. Scorching heat and drought crushed crops on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border. A
Scores of wildfires raging across the Western United States' forest and scrub have belched so much smoke that it is helping an army of firefighters gain ground on the nation's biggest blaze, Oregon's Bootleg fire, by blocking sunlight, officials said on Saturday. Both the National Weather Service and officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said smoke in the lower atmosphere coming from California wildfires has floated over the Bootleg fire, which has scorched more than 401,000 acres in Oregon about 250 miles (402 km) south of Portland. "It's called 'smoke shading' and it's basically put a lid on the lower atmosphere for now, blocking sunlight and creating cooler, more stable surface conditions," said Eric Schoening, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City.
Shocking video shows firefighters in California ride through blazing flames during Tamarack wildfire
The UC Davis Fire Department responded to a housing development on the California-Nevada border this week amid the ongoing Tamarack Fire.
Flames from California's biggest wildfire were engulfing homes in the state's north overnight — one of 88 large blazes raging in the U.S.Driving the news: The Dixie Fire, which erupted July 14 near the origin of the deadly 2018 Camp Fire in Butte County, was tearing through the community of Indian Falls in the neighboring Plumas County, per AP. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe blaze has burned across more than 151,000 acres i
- LA Times
The city of L.A. will reimburse El Segundo residents for air conditioners if they stay in their homes, or hotel vouchers if they would rather leave.
- Miami Herald
Most of the Florida Keys was in the dark Saturday morning — including Key West International Airport — after a transmission line went out.
- Associated Press Videos
The Tamarack Fire south of Lake Tahoe has burned more than 90 square miles of timber in national-forest land and remains at four precent containment. The lightning-sparked blaze has forced evacuations in communities in Nevada and California. (July 23)
- Associated Press
Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. The 66-year-old antiquarian bookseller from Ahrweiler said the first serious warning to evacuate or move to higher floors of buildings close to the Ahr River came through loudspeaker announcements around 8 p.m. on July 14. Huste then heard a short emergency siren blast and church bells ringing, followed by silence.
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