Rescue crews are keeping an eye on Hurricane Elsa as they continue their search efforts for more than 100 people still missing after a condo building partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida. The hurricane is currently in the Caribbean and could strike Florida by Monday. Meanwhile, a building 11 miles from the condo was evacuated after it was deemed unsafe. NBC’s Vaugh Hillyard reports for Weekend TODAY.
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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.
A significant and far-reaching heat wave is poised to build across much of the continental U.S. during the next few weeks, and it could be the most expansive in the country so far during this unusually hot summer, aggravating drought and wildfires. The big picture: Forests across the West are already burning at a scope and intensity that's unusual for this time of year. Drought data released Thursday showed that what is already the worst Western drought so far this century is only intensifying.
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Search and rescue efforts continue for the child one day after she went missing.
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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
“I know God took care of her,” Ikey Hedaya said of his sister, 54-year-old Estelle Hedaya
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Authorities predict a high probability of above-average temperatures for much of the U.S. over the next several days.
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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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No one has “had it” with Megyn Kelly more than MSNBC's Tiffany Cross, who dedicated a segment of her show, “The Cross Connection,” to addressing the former Fox News host’s repeated attacks on prominent Black women like Naomi Osaka and Meghan Markle -- and Cross did not hold back in her reproach. On Saturday’s episode of “The Cross Connection,” Cross took "a slightly different approach” from her usual current events coverage by addressing someone “completely irrelevant.” “I’m speaking, of course,
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Drone videos from the BBC document the deadly flooding hitting China's Henan province, where factory workers produce half the world's iPhones.
The Vatican released information on its real estate holdings for the first time on Saturday, revealing it owns more than 5,000 properties as part of its most detailed financial disclosures ever. The information was contained in two documents, a consolidated financial statement for 2020 for the Holy See and the first-ever public budget for the Administration of the Patrimony of the Holy See (APSA). APSA, a sort of general accounting office, manages real estate and investments, pays salaries, and acts as a purchasing office and human resources department.
Intense thunderstorms brought downpours across the southwestern U.S. from Thursday into Friday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
After a widow put her $1.5 million mansion on the market, a group of 'sovereign citizens' moved in, changed the locks, and tried to claim it as their own
At least two of the squatters have since been arrested, including a dentist and a convicted sex offender, The Baltimore Sun reported.
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Oklahoma skipping the Big 12 meeting was just writing on the wall.
More than 10,000 people in and around Phoenix were left without power as monsoon rains pummeled Arizona
The US National Weather Service issued warnings Thursday for flash floods in Arizona, with rains expected to continue through Saturday night.
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Group of NYC suspects seen beating 61-year-old woman with kitchen pot and stealing her walker: Video
The New York City Police Department is looking for suspects seen beating a 61-year-old woman with a kitchen pot before making off with several of her personal items, including her walker.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Family HandoutWhile world-class Canadian weightlifter Boady Santavy basks in the glory of his first Olympic run in Tokyo, the man he ran over—left for dead and impaired for life—struggles to even get out of bed in the morning.At around 2 in the morning on March 18, 2018, 33-year-old Nicolas Emmerson Andali was struck by the star athlete’s car in a hit-and-run in the small Canadian city of Sarnia. Santavy, who is 24 years old, has since admit
Video shows the site of the Surfside building collapse cleared of all debris as rescue crews conclude search efforts nearly a month after the tragedy
Miami-Dade county officials said police and forensic specialists will remain on site to identify human remains and recover personal belongings.
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As the mercury ticked upward in Portland, Ore., last month, I braced for my apartment to become unbearable. Normally, my un-air-conditioned basement unit would be fine for the Pacific Northwest's temperate summers. But these are not normal times. Climate change has lengthened and intensified heat waves, pushing temperatures to unheard-of extremes. In Portland, a new all-time high was set three days in a row: First, 108 degrees Fahrenheit. Then 113 degrees. Then 116.Subscribe to The Post Most new
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PALMETTO — Decades of progress cleaning up Tampa Bay could disappear in a couple of years without vigilance, two top estuary management officials warned Friday, as a toxic Red Tide bloom torments the region. They held up the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s East Coast as an example. The loss of seagrasses there following repeated algal blooms and pollution is considered a likely cause for this ...
An Indian court on Friday extended the custody of Raj Kundra, a businessman married to popular Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, police said, in a pornography case that has stunned the country's film industry. Mumbai police on Monday arrested Kundra in a case related to the production of pornographic films by his company, and on Friday, he appeared before the court for his bail hearing. The court ordered Kundra into police custody until July 27, S Chaitanya, Mumbai police spokesman, told Reuters.