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Native American tribe works through barriers in Ida recovery

Oct. 16, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

TERREBONNE, La. (AP) — A patchwork of grassroots and government efforts are working to help members of one local Native American tribe recover after Hurricane Ida. Chief Shirell Parfait-Dardar says the homes of almost all of the Grand Caillou-Dulac Band of...

11 kids drowned, 10 rescued in Indonesian river cleanup

Oct. 15, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river cleanup in Indonesia’s West Java Province, officials said Saturday. Local officials said 150 students from an Islamic junior high school were participating...

More rain expected for Hawaii, but drought may persist

Oct. 15, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii can expect above average rainfall during the upcoming wet season and potentially have more floods like last winter, the National Weather Service said Friday. Even so, Maui County and the Big Island may remain in drought and at greater risk for wildfires because the...

Weather Service confirms seven tornadoes in southwest Kansas

Oct. 15, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service in Dodge City confirmed Friday that seven tornadoes touched down in southwest Kansas during storms earlier this week. The tornadoes that hit on Tuesday were rated EF-0 to EF-1 strength, with wind speeds mostly between...

Firefighters make progress coralling big California wildfire

Oct. 15, 2021 12:28 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters reported significant progress in corralling a wildfire in Southern California coastal mountains on Friday. The Alisal Fire in the Santa Ynez Mountains west of Santa Barbara grew only slightly since Thursday morning to 26.4...

Bus tips into sinkhole as deadly storms lash Greece

Oct. 15, 2021 10:01 AM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A bus transporting oil refinery workers fell into a sinkhole in the center of Greece’s second-largest city Friday as storms continued to batter the country, damaging roads, closing schools and causing the deaths of at least two people. ...

2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

Oct. 15, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

ST. HEDWIG, Texas (AP) — A flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept a woman and a young girl to their deaths in a Texas creek as they were heading to a school and officials worked Friday to recover the woman's body, authorities said. The 52-year-old woman...

Woman, child found dead after flood sweeps vehicles away

Oct. 15, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The bodies of a woman and a young girl were found after a flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept their vehicles from a road early Thursday in San Antonio. The occupants of the two vehicles swept into Martinez Creek about 6:30 a.m. on...

California highway reopens but fire still a threat to homes

Oct. 14, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A key Southern California highway closed for days because of a wildfire was reopened Thursday evening but authorities warned that flames still posed a threat to remote properties in a coastal mountain range. The Alisal Fire has charred more...

Q&A: La Nina's back and it's not good for parts of dry West

Oct. 14, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

For the second straight year, the world heads into a new La Nina weather event. This would tend to dry out parts of an already parched and fiery American West and boost an already busy Atlantic hurricane season. Just five months after the end of a La Nina that started in...