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Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

Aug. 20, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight people, Italy's civil protection agency said. It said the dead included four men and four women. The head of civil protection in Calabria, Carlo Tansi, told Sky TG24 that 12 other...

The Latest: Evacuation order lifted near Ennis

Aug. 20, 2018 2:01 PM EDT

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Montana (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Madison County officials have lifted an evacuation order that was in effect for residents southwest of Ennis, in southwestern Montana. The evacuation was lifted Monday for the Haypress Lakes Area within the...

Correction: Drought-Colorado River story

Aug. 20, 2018 1:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about the Colorado River, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, reported erroneously when potential cutbacks could begin if a shortage is declared. A shortage could be declared in the latter part of 2019, and cutbacks could begin...

Crews investigate storm damage in southwest Missouri

Aug. 20, 2018 1:18 PM EDT

DIGGINS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say storms have damaged trees, downed power lines and churned up at least two small tornados in southwest Missouri. National Weather Service meteorologist Drew Albert says an EF-0 tornado has been confirmed near Diggins in Webster County. It uprooted a tree and caused other...

Glacier Park wildfires see cooler weather, stronger winds

Aug. 20, 2018 11:48 AM EDT

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — It's a good news, bad news situation for firefighters working in Glacier National Park. While the forecast calls for cooler weather and higher humidity, gusting winds and thunderstorms also are predicted. Fire information officer Chris Wyatt said Monday unsettled weather is...

Storm dumps heavy rain in north-central Arkansas

Aug. 20, 2018 10:28 AM EDT

CLINTON, Ark. (AP) — Storms moved across northern Arkansas, dumping heavy rain and causing flooding in the town of Clinton. National Weather Service meteorologist Sean Clarke in Little Rock says 5.1 inches of rain fell in about a two-hour period Sunday night in the town of about 2,500, about 60 miles (97...

Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa

Aug. 20, 2018 10:14 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Forecasters have issued flood warnings and watches in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa as heavy rain continues to fall. A National Weather Service flash flood warning covered parts of Harrison, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in western Iowa and eastern Douglas County in Nebraska. By...

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Aug. 20, 2018 6:50 AM EDT

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense task of cleaning their homes and businesses. Rains have been diminishing in parts of Kerala state, where floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people in less than two...

3 Tennessee counties eligible to seek disaster loans

Aug. 20, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Businesses in three Tennessee counties are eligible to seek relief from flooding in May as a result of Tropical Storm Alberto. The U.S. Small Business Administration said in a news release that Cocke, Greene and Unicoi counties are eligible because they're contiguous to one or...

Wildfire moves closer to Glacier National Park's scenic road

Aug. 19, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire in Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing more evacuations and has burned within a half-mile of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. Protecting the highway through the park is officials' priority, with firefighters installing hoses and sprinklers to prevent it from...