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Severe, chaotic weather around US with high temperatures in Southwest and Midwest, snow in Rockies

Jun. 16, 2024 21:37 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Extreme heat spread across Arizona, New Mexico and parts of Texas, Colorado and Kansas as severe weather swept across many parts of the U.S. on Sunday. There was unseasonable cold in the Pacific Northwest, snow headed to the northern Rocky Mountains and heavy rainfall forecast from...

China is getting too much rain in the south and not enough rain, plus a heat wave, in the north

Jun. 16, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China is being buffeted by two weather extremes, with heavy rain and flooding forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people in the south and a heat wave prompting fears of a drought for farmers in the north. At least one person has died in the flooding. The...

Much of US braces for extreme weather, from southern heat wave to possible snow in the Rockies

Jun. 15, 2024 20:29 PM EDT

After days of intense flooding in Florida, that state and many others are bracing for an intense heat wave, while the Pacific Northwest will experience unseasonably cold weather and there is a potential for late-season snow in the Rocky Mountains early next week. The chaotic weather...

Residents and communities preparing for heat wave that will envelop Midwest and Northeast next week

Jun. 15, 2024 10:50 AM EDT

Things are about to heat up in much of the U.S. with dangerously hot temperatures in the Midwest and Northeast next week, prompting health officials to urge people to make plans now to stay safe. The heat wave follows an earlier-than-usual one in the Southwest last week, which saw...

Worst rainfall that triggered floods in Florida is over as affected residents clean up

Jun. 14, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Although more rain could trigger additional isolated Florida flooding on Friday, forecasters say the strong, persistent storms that dumped up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) in southern parts of the state appear to have passed. Some neighborhood streets...

High orange juice prices may be on the table for a while due to disease and extreme weather

Jun. 14, 2024 11:14 AM EDT

MOGI GUACU, Brazil (AP) — Orange juice prices have always been volatile, falling when bumper harvests create an oversupply of oranges and rising when frost or a hurricane knocks out fruit trees. But the record-high prices the world is seeing for OJ right now may be on the table for...

A pond in warming Mali is disappearing, and a UNESCO-listed fishing tradition is in danger

Jun. 14, 2024 01:17 AM EDT

SAN, Mali (AP) — Thousands of fishermen holding cone-shaped nets stood side by side, cheering and chanting as they waited for the signal. Suddenly, they rushed to a large muddy pond and cast their nets, dropping to their knees in the mud. Soon, one proudly held up a fish the length of his arm. ...

Tropical rainstorms in South Florida lead to flight delays and streets jammed with stalled cars

Jun. 13, 2024 19:17 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A tropical disturbance that brought a rare flash flood emergency to much of southern Florida delayed flights at two of the state's largest airports and left vehicles waterlogged and stalled in some of the region's lowest-lying streets. “Looked like...

What to know about a series of storms that has swamped South Florida with flash floods

Jun. 13, 2024 12:40 PM EDT

A series of storms flowing from the Gulf of Mexico swamped South Florida with flash floods that stalled cars, forced the cancellation of dozens of flights and generally made life miserable for tens of thousands of people. Flat Florida is prone to flooding even on sunny days when...

Unusually heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan will affect 200,000 people, a top UN official warns

Jun. 13, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An estimated 200,000 people in Pakistan could be affected by the upcoming monsoon season, which is expected to bring heavier rains than usual, a top U.N. official warned on Thursday. The United Nations, with help from local authorities, has prepared a contingency...