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Tornadoes confirmed near Flint, Detroit; 1,000s lose power

Jul. 25, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The National Weather says tornadoes struck near Detroit and near Flint on Saturday evening. The two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Genesee County's Clayton Township around 6:30 p.m. and in Oakland County around 7:45 p.m., the weather service said Sunday. ...

Typhoon In-fa hits China's east coast, canceling flights

Jul. 25, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon In-fa hit China's east coast south of Shanghai on Sunday after people living near the sea were evacuated, airline flights and trains were canceled and the public was ordered to stay indoors. The typhoon made landfall in Zhoushan in Zhejiang...

113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon flooding

Jul. 25, 2021 04:26 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western India’s Maharashtra state killed at least 113 people and injured 50, officials said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to find at least 100 missing. A government spokesperson,...

Disabled man says rat-infested camper is only housing option

Jul. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Stewart Buller, 54, has spent the last two months at a Lake Charles RV park, living in a rundown camper that has power, but no running water. Disabled for the last two years, he has to retrieve water from a nearby faucet, urinate in cups and defecate in buckets. ...

New floods hit Belgium amid stormy weather

Jul. 24, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — New floods have again swamped areas of Belgium and washed away cars as a wave of thunderstorms and heavy rain hit the country on Saturday. The provinces of Namur and Walloon Brabant south-east of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit. They had...

Mudslide partially collapses mine in Pakistan, killing 4

Jul. 24, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A mudslide at a mine in southwest Pakistan killed four coal miners and injured two others on Saturday following heavy monsoon rains, officials said. Local government administrator Amir Khan said that by the time rescuers reached the area hit by...

Utility builds flood walls for SC power substation

Jul. 24, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

NICHOLS, S.C. (AP) — A utility is building walls around an electric substation to prevent them from being overrun by floodwaters in the first of its kind project in South Carolina. Duke Energy is spending $1.6 million on the Nichols project to protect a substation that...

Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

Jul. 24, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they...

China cancels flights, moves ships as typhoon approaches

Jul. 24, 2021 07:06 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Airline flights were canceled in eastern China and cargo ships were ordered out of the area Saturday as Typhoon In-fa churned toward the mainland after dumping rain on Taiwan. In-fa was forecast to hit the coast of Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai, on...

Phoenix area cooled by monsoon rain; flooding reported

Jul. 23, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Scorching summer heat in Phoenix has been replaced by rain, lightning, flooding and cool temperatures because of monsoon thunderstorms. Scattered storms that began Thursday continued through Friday, with about 60% of metro Phoenix reporting received...