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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Associated Press
Flames racing through rugged terrain in Northern California destroyed multiple homes Saturday as the state's largest wildfire intensified and numerous other blazes battered the U.S. West. The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already leveled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny community of Indian Falls after dark. An updated damage estimate was not immediately available, though fire officials said the blaze has charred more than 181,000 acres (73,200 hectares) in Plumas and Butte counties and was 20% contained.
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.
- Charlotte Observer
The body was found in rough terrain.
- 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.
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.
- The Guardian
The shrinking Salton Sea was once a tourist destination. Now it’s home to dangerous algal blooms, endless dust and noxious air The view from the original shoreline of the Salton Sea in Salton City, California. Photograph: Alex Welsh/The Guardian Just to be safe, Noemí Vázquez keeps inhalers in almost every room of her house. She stashes them in her kitchen cupboard, a couple in her purse, one in the bathroom, and, of course, by her bedside. And then there’s the large, black Puma knapsack where s
- Associated Press
People may experience respiratory problems because of a persistent bloom of toxic red tide off Florida's Gulf Coast, the National Weather Service said Friday. The service issued a “beach hazards statement” affecting the oceanfront and bayside shores in Pinellas County from 11:30 a.m. Friday through at least 10 p.m. Saturday. Symptoms include coughing, sneezing and watery eyes.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Search and rescue efforts continue for the child one day after she went missing.
(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
- Miami Herald
They say ignorance is bliss. It also could have saved two women from getting bitten by a shark.
- Business Insider
Drone videos from the BBC document the deadly flooding hitting China's Henan province, where factory workers produce half the world's iPhones.
- Kansas City Star
This invasive species is known to attack the feet of “unsuspecting humans” standing in the water.