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UK’s Johnson Under Fire for Flood Response as More Rain Due

LONDON — British authorities said Thursday that more rain will bring the risk of “significant flooding” in the coming days, as people in central England and Wales kept a close eye on swollen rivers that have already flooded hundreds of …

Storm Ciara Disrupts European Transport, Soccer Matches

Hundreds of flights were canceled and trains ground to a halt as Storm Ciara, or Sabine as it’s known in Germany, moved across Europe, shaking parts of the continent with hurricane-strength winds. Gusts in parts of Germany reached 140 kilometers …

One Dead, Dozens Hurt as Tornadoes Flatten Buildings in Ohio

Tornadoes pulverized western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said At least one tornado hit Dayton …

Tornadoes and Baseball-Sized Hail Threaten Texas, Oklahoma

A powerful spring storm is bearing down on Texas and Oklahoma, bringing tornadoes, flash floods and baseball-sized hail, the National Weather Service said. The system could deliver as much as 5 inches of rain and hurricane-force winds as it sweeps …

Blizzard Moves Towards Plains and Midwest after Waning in the U.S. Rockies

DENVER — A powerful storm bringing heavy snowfall and strong winds was churning across the U.S. Plains and Midwest on Thursday, a day after a blizzard in the Rocky Mountains grounded flights, caused power outages and raised fears of further …

San Francisco Hit With Floods, Mountains to get Heavy Snow

Highways flooded in San Francisco, Calif., Wednesday after more than an inch of rain fell overnight, setting off mud and rock slides in the nearby Santa Cruz mountains. The Sierra Nevada mountains were expected to get slammed with four to …

Thousands of Louisiana, Mississippi Homes Damaged by Flooding

Widespread flooding in Louisiana and Mississippi has damaged thousands of homes, and the risk of rising water prompted additional evacuations Sunday. At least four deaths have been reported in Louisiana amid the flooding that began last week, and the National …

Snow Melt Causes 3 Illinois Rivers to Rise Above Flood Stage

The National Weather Service has issued at least three flood warnings for Illinois as snow cover melts across the state. Forecasters say the Little Wabash River near Clay City in southern Illinois is at 19 feet. Flood stage for the …

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding, Landslides Across Central Europe: AIR Worldwide

Central Europe has been inundated during the past several weeks with heavy and relentless rain, which has resulted in some of the worst floods seen in the area in more than 70 years, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. …

Third Strong Storm in Week Drenches Northern California

The third powerful storm in a week drenched an already saturated Northern California, but concerns of serious flooding eased as the system moved through faster than expected. The storm dropping as much as an inch of rain per hour Sunday …