There are several things you don’t expect to hear at a funeral, especially at the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. “This event is in desperate need of a Pippa Middleton” would be one of them
If Detroit had been savaged by a hurricane and submerged by a ravenous flood, we’d know a lot more about it.
Leigh Ann Heinse can’t help but feel nervous right now. Two years ago, she and her husband purchased what they believed was their forever home, a four-bedroom fixer-upper in a kid-friendly subdivision in Baton Rouge, La., a half mile from the Mississippi River
“Welcome to Memphis,” boomed Ben Outlaw, the airport Hertz rental car bus driver, over the speaker system, “home of barbeque, the Civil Rights Museum, riverboats, Graceland and the 100-year flood. You can’t beat that!” Indeed, regional tourists flocked to Memphis on Monday as the Mississippi River began to crest at 48 ft
The number of dead in devastating floods triggered by torrential rains in India has risen to at least 271, and about a million people have fled their homes, officials said Monday. At least 192 people have died in the southern state of Karnataka, its disaster-management secretary H.V
Months before flood season begins in western Washington, government officials have already declared a state of emergency and, even as they worry about the viability of a pivotal dam, have encouraged residents to buy flood insurance immediately. When the Howard Hanson Dam was first built on the Green River in western Washington in 1962, the concrete behemoth was hailed as the new protector of the valley below.
With at least six people dead and large swaths of land, roads and homes under water, Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency Monday in the 17 counties hardest hit by flooding. Gov.
A huge water main burst under a road in the suburban Baltimore community of Dundalk, Maryland, Friday, sending muddy water erupting over neighborhood streets and down highway ramps, officials said. The 72-inch main was shut about two hours after it ruptured, Baltimore County Chief Executive Jim Smith told CNN
A day after deadly water roared through this city, killing dozens of residents, hundreds of mourners gathered at a mosque for the funerals of seven women who drowned in a minivan. The seven — employees of a nearby textile factory — died Wednesday when a flash flood engulfed their vehicle as they were traveling to work