People stranded by flood waters in Henan Province, China, are carried to safer ground by rafts and heavy machinery after days of torrential rain. More than two feet of rain fell in Zhengzhou in three days, almost the city’s annual average rainfall, displacing more than 100,000 people and killing at least two dozen.
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Torrential rain brought floods and landslides to communities on the banks of Italy’s Lake Como on July 27, with footage showing damaged cars, debris and floodwater pouring onto a street in the town of Brienno.Several rescues were carried out throughout the day, Italy’s fire service said.The Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata reported that a gas leak in Brienno caused by a landslide forced around 50 people to stay inside their homes. No deaths or injuries had been recorded, Euronews reported.This footage shows the flooding on July 27, as well as aftermath and cleanup work on July 28, according to Camilla Croneld, who shared the footage with Storyful. Credit: Camilla Croneld via Storyful
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Video filmed by resident Angelo Cantarelli on Tuesday (July 27) showed a river filled with mud flooding the streets in debris in central Cernobbio, located by the famous Lake Como. Residents were seen removing debris in front of a church as more than 60 people were evacuated after the towns surrounding the lake were hit by mudslides and floods.
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Alaska experienced one of its largest earthquakes in decades on Wednesday night.
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Ginger Zee has the latest updates after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Alaska overnight.
More than 40 cities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul had icy conditions and at least 33 municipalities had snow, reported the meteorology company Somar Meteorologia. Unusually cold weather in Brazil has already sent international prices for coffee and sugar higher and Friday was forecast to be the coldest day of the year, according to Marco Antonio dos Santos, a partner at weather consultancy firm Rural Clima. The polar air mass should move over Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais, major producers of sugar, citrus and coffee, on Friday, bringing freezing temperatures.
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Tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin amid powerful thunderstorms that caused widespread damage that contributed to the death of a man who crashed into a fallen tree and power line, officials said Thursday. The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on Thursday afternoon, sending trees falling and debris flying. The Courier Times of Bucks County reported one of the tornadoes in Pennsylvania damaged an auto dealership and a mobile home park.
Organizers in Wisconsin postponed the biggest air show in the U.S. as a severe storm system threatened the Midwest with potentially hurricane-force winds, tornados, hail and thunderstorms overnight. Threat level: More than 5.9 million people could be affected by the storm system — which saw the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, postpone events due to be held Wednesday until the following evening amid the threat of 90 mph winds. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights wi
The latest in a series of relentless heat waves is bringing dangerously hot temperatures to a the Central U.S. on Wednesday, and will contribute to a severe thunderstorm outbreak across the Upper Midwest. The heat will expand in scope toward the end of the week.The big picture: Heat watches, warnings and advisories are in effect across 19 states, from Portland, Oregon east to Minneapolis, and running all the way south to New Orleans. Temperatures of between 10°F and 15°F above average in these a
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A YouTuber bet a physicist $10,000 that a wind-powered vehicle could travel twice as fast as the wind itself - and won
A UCLA physics professor bet a popular science YouTuber $10,000 that one of his videos promoted fallacious physics. The YouTuber won.
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Any storms that do move into the area will pose a high wind threat, with gusts over 65 mph, ABC7 Meteorologist Larry Mowry said.
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The bridge closed for repairs in May after the fracture was discovered during a routine inspection.
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A heat wave scorched southeast Europe on Thursday, intensifying wildfires and sending residents flocking to the coast, public fountains and air-conditioned locations to find some relief. Weather experts in Athens said they expected the heat wave to extend into next week, making it one of the most severe recorded in the country since the mid-1980s. At least three people were killed in southern Turkey and dozens of people were hospitalized as the intense summer heat and strong winds fanned two separate forest fires.
Driving through floodwaters is never recommended, but it does happen. If your car starts to flood, it can be deadly. Following these steps could save your life.
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The death toll has jumped to 99 from floods that hit a province in central China last week, authorities said Thursday. An official in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, announced 26 more deaths in two outlying areas, state media reported. Record rainfall in Zhengzhou nine days ago inundated the city’s subway system, killing 14 people, and turned streets into rushing rivers, washing away vehicles.
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The bugs were discovered by agricultural specialists at the Port of New Orleans.
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Starting Friday, face masks will be required for everyone in public indoor spaces across much of Nevada, including Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe.
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The largest earthquake in the U.S. in the last half century spared Alaska any major damage in a sparsely populated region, officials said. The magnitude 8.2 quake was reported Wednesday night, and located just south of the Alaska Peninsula. (July 29)
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People coming to the aid of the Wet’suwet’en nation to stop a pipeline are using direct action that is prompting terror charges A train carrying crude oil burns after being derailed on 22 December 2020 in Custer, Washington. Photograph: David Ryder/Getty Images The night of 28 November, Samantha Brooks, 24, hunched over the railway tracks near Bellingham, Washington, about 32km (20 miles) south of the Canada-US border and installed a “shunt,” according to trial documents obtained by the Guardian
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LOS ANGELES — It’s been a half-century since serial killer Rodney Alcala left a trail of bodies across Southern California. But a shocking new claim could show the monster's bloody rampage began earlier than previously believed.
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Baltimore County police officers discovered the bodies of two deceased children Wednesday night during a traffic stop in Essex. County police said officers conducted a traffic stop just after 11 p.m. Wednesday on Eastern Boulevard near Wagners Lane. During the stop, officers discovered the bodies of two deceased children. The children's bodies were taken to the medical examiner's office, and the driver of the vehicle was taken into custody.