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Heavy rain causes severe flooding; schools in several regions closed – Caribbean News Desk


Caribbean News Desk

Heavy rain causes severe flooding; schools in several regions closed
Caribbean News Desk
Heavy rain overnight rain has left several parts of Guyana's capital, Georgetown, and a number of coastal areas flooded. The Ministry of Education announced that the flood has forced the closure of all government schools in the city and Regions Two
Severe flooding hits Guyana after heavy rainsNew Zealand Herald

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:13 pm

Downstream, communities spared epic snowfall prepare for floods – Buffalo News


Downstream, communities spared epic snowfall prepare for floods
Buffalo News
In Williamsville, where the snowfall has been relatively light compared to the South Towns, village leaders are nevertheless preparing for the worst – flooding along Ellicott Creek. They know all too well that snow in Hamburg and West Seneca can mean …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:53 pm

Snow-choked Buffalo faces ‘urban floods’ as temps rise – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Snow-choked Buffalo faces 'urban floods' as temps rise
USA TODAY
The Buffalo region, buried under more than seven feet of snow, now faces the threat of "urban flooding" as weekend temperatures are forecast to climb to near 50 degrees and begin melting the mounds of snow that has brought the city to a near standstill.
Fear Turns to Roofs and Flooding After Deadly Snowstorm in Buffalo, Western NBCNews.com
Flooding becomes new threat in Buffalo area as snow ends; Cuomo says roads Minneapolis Star Tribune
Photos: Buffalo Officials Fear Flooding & Collapsed Roofs After SnowstormGothamist
ABC News -Newsweek
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:39 pm

Flooding at St. Lucie nuclear plant prompts more oversight from regulators – TCPalm


TCPalm

Flooding at St. Lucie nuclear plant prompts more oversight from regulators
TCPalm
“During the event, stormwater entered the reactor auxiliary building … through degraded electrical conduits that were later found not to have internal flood seals,” a report states. Both units were operating at 100 percent at the time. By comparison

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:07 pm

Buffalo’s Melting Snow Could Cause ‘Significant Flooding’ – CityLab


CityLab

Buffalo's Melting Snow Could Cause 'Significant Flooding'
CityLab
"The deep snow that has already accumulated earlier this week has the equivalent of 2-5 inches of water—and this does not count the snow that will fall over the next 36 hours," it wrote yesterday. "Rapid melt of this snow could cause flooding of the
Coming warm-up to cause floodingBuffalo News
Buffalo Braces: From epic snow to flood in 72 hours?Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
National Weather Service warns of flooding MondayThe Batavian
Buffalo Business First
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 2:12 pm

Flash Flood Warning for LA County, Mudslide Hits Glendora Home – NBC Southern California


NBC Southern California

Flash Flood Warning for LA County, Mudslide Hits Glendora Home
NBC Southern California
There were mudslides, thunder and lightning, and hail storms overnight, with a flash flood warning being issued for Los Angeles County until 5:30 a.m. Friday. It started when a small fall storm moving through Southern California dropped much-needed

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:05 pm

Flooding Leaves Canadian Indigenous Group Homeless—For 3 Years – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Flooding Leaves Canadian Indigenous Group Homeless—For 3 Years
Wall Street Journal
More than three years ago, high water levels on Canada's Lake Manitoba forced the provincial government to make a choice: allow the water to swell and flood neighboring homes, land and resources, or divert it into Lake St. Martin, and inundate a …

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 12:07 am

Edmonton’s Misericordia Hospital once again struck with flooding – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Edmonton's Misericordia Hospital once again struck with flooding
Globalnews.ca
(Watch: Officials are cleaning up another mess at the Misericordia after flooding there this morning. The issue has revived calls for a new hospital.) EDMONTON – The NDP is once again calling on the Alberta Government to replace the Misericordia
Flooding affected ER at Misericordia HospitalCBC.ca

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 10:56 pm

Climate change to increase flood, crop insurance losses – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Climate change to increase flood, crop insurance losses
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Climate change could substantially increase losses in taxpayer-backed flood and crop insurance programs in coming decades, according to a new government report. The Government Accountability Office found that exposure to losses for …

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:28 pm

What Happens When It Melts? Floods ‘More Than Likely’ in NY – NBCNews.com


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What Happens When It Melts? Floods 'More Than Likely' in NY
NBCNews.com
… feet or more that many of them are buried under. It's also expected to rain on Monday — a combination that the weather service said could trigger "major snowmelt" and "significant" flooding in small streams, as well as at least some larger creeks
Snow Ends in the Buffalo Area as Flood Risk RisesBloomberg
Widespread flooding ahead for snowy western New York: officialsChicago Tribune
Floods fear as snowfall in north-eastern US subsidesBBC News
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:51 am

Flood – Yahoo News Search Results

Manitoba to flood-proof Highway 75 by raising road, rebuilding bridges

The Manitoba government is promising to raise sections of Highway 75 near Morris, Man., so it wouldn't have to close the major road during floods.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 9:49 pm

More flood victims returning home in Terengganu

KUALA TERENGGANU: Flood situation in Terengganu showed an improvement this evening as more relief centres were closed as victims returned home. As at 8.30pm, only 3,865 people from 951 were at 19 relief centres in Kuala Terengganu, Marang and Setiu while Kuala Terengganu top the list with 3,015 people from 740 families still at 12 relief centres.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:52 pm

Judge Flood's reprimand set

The public reprimand for Polk County Judge Susan Barber Flood has been scheduled for March 5, stemming from an "inappropriate relationship" with her courtroom bailiff, James "Bubba" Maxcy III.

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:49 am

Red alert: Jakarta hit with early flooding

Floodwater inundated flood-prone neighbourhoods in Jakarta early Thursday following heavy downpour in upstream areas of Bogor and Depok, West Java, a day earlier

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:48 am

In deep water

KUALA TERENGGANU: RESIDENTS in flood-prone areas in Besut, Setiu and Kuala Terengganu are bracing for the worst, as the rains have not shown any signs of letting up. A 12-hour downpour has cut off access to the coastal road in Kampung Tanjung in Batu Rakit at 5.50am yesterday and forced the closure of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Universiti Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, both in Gong Badak …

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 12:07 am

Clinics at all Terengganu flood relief centres

KUALA TERENGGANU: Each flood relief centre in Terengganu is equipped with temporary clinics to check on health condition of flood victims. State Health, Women's Development and Community Committee chairman Mohd Pahemi Yusof said the evacuees are exposed to illnesses, especially water borne diseases. "At relief centres occupied by more than 1,000 evacuees, a full team is on standby all the time …

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 9:55 am

Wayne gets big grant to buy up flood-prone homes

Buyouts of flood-prone properties in the township are set to continue under a $31 million grant, which the state says is the largest federal award for flood mitigation received by any state in the last grant cycle.

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:06 am

Flood repairs wrapped up with $42m spend

ONE of Toowoomba Regional Council’s major achievements in 2013-14 was the completion of flood restoration works worth $42.7 million.

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 8:57 pm

Local authority flood defence funding cut by a third next year

New cuts to councils’ flood budgets in England will leave them under-resourced and ill-prepared, say community groups Funding for councils to deal with flooding has been slashed by a third by ministers, prompting community groups and Labour to say the government is going backwards on managing flood risk. Last winter, the wettest on record, saw devastating flooding across the country and forced …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 12:36 pm

Siksika, Stoney reserves flood recovery to cost 3 times original estimate

The provincial government says flood recovery on the Siksika and Stoney nations could take up to three more years and will cost three times more than originally budgeted. Not one,” said Eden Valley band councillor Rex Daniels. Martha Dixon was living in a condemned house on the Eden Valley reserve.

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 12:30 pm