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NSW weather: Residents told to prepare for more flooding as forecasters warn … – ABC Online


ABC Online

NSW weather: Residents told to prepare for more flooding as forecasters warn
ABC Online
"With many of our rivers still swollen and creek catchment areas saturated it won't take a lot of rain to see these rivers and creeks rise again, leading to localised flooding," the State Emergency Service's (SES) Hawkesbury unit warned in a social
More NSW storms coming as heavy rain and wind forecast for northern coastThe Guardian
Sydney and northern New South Wales face more heavy rain, Bureau of ABC Local

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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 1:59 am

Storms, Power Outages Prompt State of Emergency In Parts of Louisiana | The … – The Weather Channel


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Storms, Power Outages Prompt State of Emergency In Parts of Louisiana | The
The Weather Channel
Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency in a handful of parishes after strong storms brought on flooding, and also left thousands of people without power. Gov. Jindal said Assumption and Lafourche parishes have declared emergencies to help open …
Governor Jindal Declares State of Emergency Due to Severe Weather and MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
Gov. Bobby Jindal declares state of emergency in Louisiana following severe NOLA.com
Gov. Bobby Jindal issues state of emergency due to severe weather in LouisianaWDSU New Orleans
Donaldsonville Chief
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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:26 pm

East Coast Storm to Bring Wind, Rain, Coastal Flooding to End April, Kickoff … – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

East Coast Storm to Bring Wind, Rain, Coastal Flooding to End April, Kickoff
The Weather Channel
While it will be too warm to snow, this area of low pressure will at least bring wind-driven rain, high surf and coastal flooding to parts of the East Coast during the latter half of this week. Let's break down what we know, and what is still uncertain.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 9:30 pm

Heavy rain causes flooding in Wellington – New Zealand Herald


Taranaki Daily News

Heavy rain causes flooding in Wellington
New Zealand Herald
The Fire Service has been called to 30 incidents of flooding in the last two hours with most calls coming from central Wellington, a spokeswoman said. Heavy rain had caused the flooding, which was causing problems on roads near the Basin Reserve.
No quick fix for Wellington's flood-prone spotsTaranaki Daily News
Rain floods Wellington homesThe Dominion Post
Heavy rain brings flooding to Wellington3News NZ
The Southland Times
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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 7:01 pm

Flooding in Waxahachie leaves behind damage – WFAA


WFAA

Flooding in Waxahachie leaves behind damage
WFAA
Nearby, Ellis Associate Surveyors took on about four inches of water in the basement. Compton's Carpet Cleaning and Restoration spent hours pumping water and placing fans inside businesses on North College Street. "I've seen flooding in Waxahachie, but …
Waxahachie Businesses Flooded By High WaterCBS Local
Storms Flood Waxahachie Businesses, HomesNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Clean up begins across Ellis County after tornado-warned storm, flash floodingWaxahachie Daily Light

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 6:11 pm

Severe weather caused downed trees and flooding in buildings on LSU campus – WBXH


Severe weather caused downed trees and flooding in buildings on LSU campus
WBXH
The rain pounded campus, flooding streets, and in some cases, classrooms. Student, Rachel Croy, and her classmates said they sloshed through at least two inches of water inside of Lockett Hall. “It was dark, a lot or lightning. It was scary,” Croy said.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:59 pm

WATCH: Students Take Shelter on Campus after Severe Storms and Road … – LSU The Reveille


LSU The Reveille

WATCH: Students Take Shelter on Campus after Severe Storms and Road
LSU The Reveille
LSU cancelled classes Monday due severe storms and tornado warnings in the Baton Rouge area. There have been reports of flooding in Atkinson and Lockett Hall. Trees by the French House have crushed cars owned by construction workers working on …
LSU reports damage, flooding across campusThe New Orleans Advocate

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:14 pm

Heat Ends as Rain Elevates Flooding Threat Across Central America – AccuWeather.com


Heat Ends as Rain Elevates Flooding Threat Across Central America
AccuWeather.com
While cooler air will be one impact of this approaching cold front, the heavy rain and thunderstorms will cause an elevated risk for flooding. The greatest threat for flooding will be across the Mexican states of Tabasco and Chiapas, while also

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:10 pm

Flooding forces full evacuation of Kashechewan; more than 1800 displaced from … – National Post


National Post

Flooding forces full evacuation of Kashechewan; more than 1800 displaced from
National Post
KASHECHEWAN, Ont. — Kashechewan First Nation Chief has now ordered the complete evacuation of his flood threatened town on the western shore of James Bay. More than 1,400 residents had already been evacuated by Friday, and a statement issued …
More people leave First Nation community threatened by floodingNews1130
Over 1000 Evacuated From Northern Ontario TownKelownaNow
More people to leave flood-threatened townLangley Times

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 1:02 pm

Flooding causing transportation problems across Lufkin, Angelina County – Lufkin Daily News


Lufkin Daily News

Flooding causing transportation problems across Lufkin, Angelina County
Lufkin Daily News
Crews were removing debris on North Timberland Drive (U.S. Business 59) inside Loop 287 just before the railroad trestle due to flooding near the TxDOT construction area. Expect lane closures in this area. * Loop 287 south beneath South First Street
Flooding forces law enforcement to close several E. Texas roadsKTRE
2 roads remain closed due to floodingThe Cherokeean Herald

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 12:56 pm

Flood – Yahoo News Search Results

UPDATE: Flood Watch

Flood Watch for Roane, Gilmer, and Calhoun counties continues until 8 P.M.. Flood Watch for Jackson county until 3 P.M..

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:11 pm

Tweets turned into flood maps that could help save lives

By Megan Rowling BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Spontaneous tweets about major floods are being turned into a mapping tool that could be used by emergency services and disaster response teams to save lives and provide aid, Dutch researchers said. When a crisis strikes, people increasingly find out about it from social media, as individuals and groups take to the internet to spread the …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:39 pm

Flash flood warning issued for southeast Louisiana, southern Mississippi

A flash flood warning is in effect Tuesday for much of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:16 pm

Flood Warning Issued

Flood Watch in effect for most of the MOV. Flood Warning in effect for Jackson, Calhoun, Roane, and Gilmer counties.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:29 pm

New Flood Maps Released for Chattanooga

When it rains in some Chattanooga neighborhoods sometimes drainage can be an issue. Most homeowners say it never actually rises to the front door. "There's been water, plenty of water but I've never had anything in the house or in any of the buildings," homeowner Mac Pendley said. …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:31 am

Start of Yountville flood control work expected in July

Plans for a package of improvements to flood-prone Hopper Creek have won approval in Yountville, and the project is slated for completion by year’s end.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:16 pm

Flash flood watch in effect for southeast Louisiana, southern Mississippi

A flash flood watch remains in effect Monday for areas of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:02 pm

Severe flood warning for Yangtze River

China's flood control authority is warning of possible heavy flooding in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River this year as the basin areas are set to receive more precipitation for the upcoming rainy season.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:36 am

Flood-control project in northwestern Ohio would cost $66M

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) – A plan to reduce flooding along the Blanchard River in northwestern Ohio, which includes building a 10-mile channel to divert water away from downtown Findlay, would cost nearly $66 million, according to the federal agency overseeing the project. The price tag, though, is much less than …

Posted on 12 April 2015 | 7:01 pm

Millions facing higher premium rates for flood insurance

A $24 billion sea of red ink has millions of Americans in vulnerable flood zones, including homeowners still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy, facing steep increases in flood insurance premiums. …

Posted on 12 April 2015 | 3:34 pm