Officials in Mississippi are struggling to figure out a way to clean up thousands of dead nutria rats that were washed ashore by Hurricane Isaac. Reporter Al Showers explains, it’s not just storm debris that people are cleaning up: approximately 5,000 dead nutria rats (a large river rodent) have washed ashore on the state’s beaches.
Tens of thousands of Filipinos sought shelter in evacuation centers as the storm-ravaged nation of islands braced for Typhoon Parma, expected to make landfall Saturday afternoon. At 1 p.m (1 a.m.
The death toll from flooding in the Philippines caused by Tropical Storm Ketsana climbed to at least 100 on Monday, disaster officials said. Flood water began to subside after a weekend that saw the capital, Manila, hit with its heaviest rainfall in more than 40 years