Latest Floods News

New Tropical Storm Bonnie heads for hit on Central America

Jul. 01, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Bonnie formed over the Caribbean on Friday as it headed for a quick march across Central America and potential development into a hurricane after reemerging in the Pacific. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said that Bonnie was on a track for the...

Mudslide leaves 19 dead, 50 missing in northeast India

Jul. 01, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Rescuers found more bodies Friday as they resumed searching for dozens of missing after a mudslide triggered by weeks of heavy downpours killed at least 19 people at a railroad construction site in India's northeast, officials said. Soldiers joined more than...

Much of northern Yellowstone park to reopen Saturday

Jun. 30, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is reopening its flood-damaged north loop at noon on Saturday, in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, park officials said Thursday. The announcement means most of the park will be open again after June 13 flooding...

Mudslide in northeast India leaves 14 dead, over 30 missing

Jun. 30, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Pounding rain following weeks of heavy downpours triggered a mudslide in northeast India that killed at least 14 people and left more than 30 others missing, authorities said Thursday. Disaster response workers, police and local villagers were trying to rescue...

1 dead as mudslides hit southern Austria after heavy rains

Jun. 29, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Austria declared a civil emergency Wednesday after some villages in the southern state of Carinthia were cut off by mudslides and flooding following heavy rainfall. One person was killed and another was reported missing. Residents of the villages of...

Bonnaroo, a leader in green fests, faces climate change risk

Jun. 28, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Since its debut on a rural Tennessee farm two decades ago, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival strived to be one of the country’s greenest music festivals, investing in recycling, composting, solar energy and other improvements. But last August Tennessee...

River water receding in flooded Morrison County community

Jun. 28, 2022 08:44 AM EDT

RANDALL, Minn. (AP) — Officials say it will probably take another week before the river that runs through a flooded central Minnesota community returns to normal levels. Nearly a foot of rain late last week in Randall caused residents in about 30 homes to evacuate to emergency...

North Korea works to prevent flood damages amid COVID crisis

Jun. 28, 2022 05:36 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Koreans were working intensively to protect crops, factory equipment and other assets from potential damage from days of heavy rainfall, state media said Tuesday, as outside observers worry any flooding could aggravate the country’s economic hardships amid its...

2 men missing in floods in northwest Turkey

Jun. 28, 2022 04:49 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two people were missing after heavy rains and floods hit northwestern Turkey. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Tuesday that one of the missing men is a digger operator who was swept away by floods in Duzce province and the other a resident in a village in...

US makes more wildfire recovery aid available for New Mexico

Jun. 27, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday authorized an increase in funding for debris removal and other emergency measures being taken as a result of a historic wildfire season in New Mexico that stemmed partly from missteps by federal forest managers in starting a prescribed...