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Historic flooding in China's Guangdong kills nine, warnings issued for other parts of country

Jun. 21, 2024 01:30 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Nine people have died and six are missing after downpours caused historic flooding in rural parts of Guangdong province in southern China, while authorities warned Friday of more flooding ahead in other parts of the country. Four people died and four are missing, in...

Rain helps 1,000 firefighters slow big New Mexico blazes as Biden approves disaster relief

Jun. 20, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than 1,000 firefighters in New Mexico took advantage of a break in the weather on Thursday to get the upper hand — for now — on a pair of wildfires that have killed two people, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands to flee. President Joe...

California firefighters gain on blazes but brace for troublesome hot weather

Jun. 20, 2024 21:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California firefighters continued to gain ground Thursday against large wildfires that erupted statewide during a late-spring bout of very dry winds. The red flag fire weather conditions that spawned the blazes have abated, but forecasters warned large areas of...

As millions sweat out the heat wave, blocks of lake ice keep these campers cool

Jun. 20, 2024 20:38 PM EDT

SQUAM LAKE, N.H. (AP) — As New England baked in a heat wave Thursday, guests at one campground were keeping their food and beer cold with blocks of ice harvested months earlier from a frozen lake. And while some relief is expected in the eastern Great Lakes region and New England...

Floodwaters inundate Minnesota towns while another storm transformed New Mexico village into a lake

Jun. 20, 2024 19:58 PM EDT

COOK, Minn. (AP) — Several small-town tourist meccas in northern Minnesota have been inundated by floodwaters after a deluge of rain earlier this week, while another powerful storm turned a New Mexico village into a lake. In St. Louis County, Minnesota — the home of Duluth —...

Tropical Storm Alberto dissipates over central Mexico after heavy rains killed 4

Jun. 20, 2024 18:11 PM EDT

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto, the season’s first named storm, weakened Thursday as it moved inland over northeast Mexico after bringing heavy rains to parts of the parched region and leaving at least four dead. By afternoon, Alberto's remnants were scattered over...

Heat wave claims lives of at least 125 in Mexico this year, hitting country's most vulnerable

Jun. 20, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — When the nursing home in southern Mexico began to bake in the country’s ongoing heat wave, staff cycled their elderly residents through the few cooling options they had. First, some would sit in front of fans buzzing in the sweltering heat of Veracruz....

Tropical Storm Alberto moves inland over northeast Mexico, brings heavy rain as first named storm of the season

Jun. 20, 2024 08:49 AM EDT
TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto moves inland over northeast Mexico, brings heavy rain as first named storm of the season.

Extreme heat in India has killed more than 100 people in the past three and a half months

Jun. 20, 2024 08:18 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A monthslong heat wave across swathes of India has killed more than 100 people and led to over 40,000 suspected cases of heat stroke in the past three and a half months, according to data from India's Health Ministry. Between March 1 and June 18, 110 people in...

Climate change made killer heat wave in Mexico, Southwest US even warmer and 35 times more likely

Jun. 20, 2024 03:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human-caused climate change dialed up the thermostat and turbocharged the odds of this month's killer heat that has been baking the Southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America, a new flash study found. Sizzling daytime temperatures that triggered cases...