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Weather warning in Germany after Europe storms kill 12

Aug. 19, 2022 05:35 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany warned of heavy rainfall in the south Friday and put air rescue services on high alert, after severe storms killed at least 12 people elsewhere in Europe a day earlier. Two girls, ages 4 and 8, were killed when sudden strong winds toppled trees...

Beshear cites progress in FEMA response to Kentucky flooding

Aug. 18, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear pointed to signs of progress Thursday as federal emergency personnel respond to requests for assistance in flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky, but stressed it's “still not enough” as people work to recover from the disaster that swept away homes and...

Hurricane winds, fierce storms leave 8 dead in France, Italy

Aug. 18, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Violent thunderstorms and hurricane-force winds left at least eight dead Thursday in France and Italy, uprooting trees in Tuscany and on the French island of Corsica and ripping away brick shards from St. Mark's famed bell tower in Venice. Over 100 boats in the Mediterranean Sea...

Parts of Minnesota dealing with flash flooding

Aug. 18, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) — Torrential rain continued to pound parts of Minnesota early Thursday following flash flooding that halted traffic in at least one community north of Minneapolis. The City of Cambridge was hit hard when slow-moving thunderstorms dropped 4 inches (10...

Designer Armani and guests flee wildfire on Sicilian island

Aug. 18, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Firefighters worked Thursday to put out the remnants of two wildfires on a Sicilian island that forced fashion designer Giorgio Armani and dozens of others to flee their vacation villas overnight. A photo from the island of Pantelleria showed flames appearing to...

California heat persists, but no call for power cutbacks

Aug. 18, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Heat advisories remained in effect Thursday in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys and adjacent areas but managers of California’s power grid did not repeat the previous day’s call for voluntary conservation of electricity. Widespread triple-digit...

16 dead, 18 missing in flash flood in western China

Aug. 18, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A sudden rainstorm in western China triggered a landslide that diverted a river and caused flash flooding in populated areas, killing at least 16 people and leaving 18 others missing, Chinese state media said Thursday. Rescuers, who earlier reported 36 people...

Sudan: Seasonal floods kill 77 people, destroy 14,500 homes

Aug. 18, 2022 06:19 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — More than 70 people have been killed and 14,500 homes destroyed by Sudan's seasonal downpours and floods, a senior official said Thursday. The death toll since the rainy season kicked off in May stood at 77 people, Brig. Gen. Abdul-Jalil Abdul-Rahim, spokesman for...

Climate Migration: Flooding forces Bangladesh family to flee

Aug. 18, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

BHOLA, Bangladesh (AP) — When the Mehgna River swallowed Mohammad Jewel and Arzu Begum's tin-roofed family home overnight in southern Bangladesh just over a year ago they had no choice but to leave their ancestral village. The couple fled the next morning with their four young...

Heavy rain pelts New Zealand, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Aug. 18, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Heavy rain continued to pelt New Zealand on Thursday, causing further disruptions and road closures from a storm that has already forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. Residents in the northern part of North Island found themselves...