Latest Floods News

Mobile home dwellers left behind after 2013 Colorado floods

Sep. 15, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colorado (AP) — When the flood waters in 2013 subsided, tens of thousands of evacuees along Colorado's Front Range returned to see what happened to their homes. One of them was Amanda Anderson. "All of it was just mud," Anderson said. "It was so dark in there because of the mud. It was like...

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout's deadly fentanyl empire

Sep. 15, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled-up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service...

Death toll rises to 6 in torrential rains in southeast Spain

Sep. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Record rainfall claimed two more lives in southeastern Spain as it caused widespread flooding, raising the overall death toll to six from the storms, authorities said Saturday. Emergency rescue workers saved thousands of people during the storm that slammed into the Mediterranean...

Flooding closes schools, restricts travel in SE South Dakota

Sep. 13, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Flooding from torrential rain that's soaked much of southeastern South Dakota closed schools for a second day on Friday, submerged city streets and caused some to evacuate their homes. The cities of Mitchell, Dell Rapids and Madison have been hit especially hard with the area...

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain, death toll to 4

Sep. 13, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. The storm that slammed into the Mediterranean coastal...

Subways underwater: Flash flood drenches Algerian capital

Sep. 13, 2019 5:51 AM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A flash flood in Algeria's capital inundated subway stations and the city's new airport, turned major boulevards into muddy rivers and trapped drivers in cars. No deaths were reported, but civil security spokesman Karim Bernaoui said Friday that "the damage is enormous" from the...

14 dead, 29 missing after bus overturns in Morocco floods

Sep. 9, 2019 10:40 AM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Fourteen people were killed and 29 others injured when a bus overturned on a bridge amid flooding in south-central Morocco, the state news agency reported Monday. The MAP agency says authorities were searching for any others who might be missing after recovering three bodies Monday...

Morocco's state news agency says 14 killed when bus overturns on bridge amid flooding; 29 others injured

Sep. 9, 2019 9:15 AM EDT
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's state news agency says 14 killed when bus overturns on bridge amid flooding; 29 others injured.

The Latest: Widespread blackouts as Dorian continues march

Sep. 8, 2019 5:20 AM EDT

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The Latest on Dorian (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Dorian is continuing to weaken as it moves toward Canada's Newfoundland island, but forecasters caution that it still remains "powerful." The post-tropical cyclone has top sustained winds of 80 mph (129 kph) and is moving...

Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada

Sep. 7, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dorian arrived on Canada's Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful winds, toppling a construction crane in Halifax and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people a day after the storm wreaked havoc on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Residents of Nova Scotia braced for...