flash flooding News

Flood Damage in New Hampshire County Estimated at $3.5M

Officials in New Hampshire’s Grafton County estimate damages to be at least $3.5 million from flash flooding this summer. Federal officials are determining whether the state will qualify for federal funds. On Wednesday, Gov. Maggie Hassan toured parts of the …

Toronto Storm Causes Chaos Throughout City

A severe thunderstorm caused flash flooding in Toronto, cutting power to at least 300,000 in Canada’s largest city, shutting down subways, forcing some people to cling to trees and leaving about 1,400 passengers stranded for hours on a commuter train …

Tennessee Water Heater Plant Operating Again

A water heater plant in Johnson City, Tenn., is up and running after flash flooding got into the building. According to the Johnson City Press, the plant was only down for three days after the Aug. 5 rainstorms. A.O. Smith …

Cleanup Under Way in Northeast Tennessee

Washington County residents are cleaning up after heavy rain caused flash flooding. The torrential rain Sunday moved Doug Wilson’s house onto a road in the Dry Creek community. County highway workers dismantled the ruined home on Wednesday. The 65-year-old Wilson …