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Sri Lanka floods: Death toll reaches 101 as waters recede

The Indian Express - ‎10 hours ago‎
Floods subsided across Sri Lanka revealing the full extent of damage from last week's deluge that also triggered landslides, officials said, as the death toll crossed 100.
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Five Questions to Ask About Flood Insurance

FRONTLINE - ‎13 hours ago‎
In the aftermath of a flood, people may be unpleasantly surprised to find that their home insurance doesn't cover the damage caused by rising storm waters.
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Wimberley Flood Survivor Reflects on Loss, Life

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Memorial Day weekend of 2015 will be remembered for historic flooding across much of Texas. There was one story from that weekend that is hard to tell, even harder to hear: a husband and father, who watched his family slip away in the floods in Wimberley.

Experts Say Investing in Flood Insurance Can Go a Long Way

TWC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
One year ago, deadly floods ripped through many Central Texas businesses and neighborhoods Many who were left dealing with the damage had to do so alone.

Flood victims sue city of Houston

KPRC Houston - ‎14 hours ago‎
HOUSTON - Angry residents are talking the city of Houston to court to force construction of more flood control projects to benefit neighborhoods in the Memorial City area.
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One Person Drowns After Flood Claims Car In Lincoln County

News On 6 - ‎1 hour ago‎
One person is dead after flood waters swept their car off the road in Lincoln County overnight. It happened at 910 Road and 3500 Road.
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Flood Damage from UK's Winter Storms to Cost Insurers $2 Billion: ABI

Insurance Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
Flood damage in Britain from winter storms has resulted in claims for more than 15,000 homes and businesses and is likely to lead to pay-outs of 1.3 billion pounds ($1.9 billion), the Association of British Insurers estimates.

Colombo flood victims speak to the WSWS

World Socialist Web Site - ‎9 hours ago‎
World Socialist Web Site reporters spoke with flood survivors in Colombo and surrounding suburbs last week. Tens of thousands of people were forced to abandon their homes as the Kelani River, one of Sri Lanka's major rivers, inundated the outskirts of ...

Two students swept away in St Thomas flood waters, residents stranded, court suspended

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Flood waters caused by heavy rains last evening reportedly washed away two female students of Paul Bogle High School in St Thomas last evening.

One year after Shoal Creek Flood

FOX 7 Austin - ‎14 hours ago‎
"Flooding is a tremendous force of nature, and I would say, we would say, you could never control a flood, but we can reduce the risk of flooding,” said Stephanie Lott with Austin Watershed Protection. The real estate boom downtown has made the idea of ...

Kenya: Traders Affected as Lake Victoria Flood Waters Fill Popular Kisumu Beach Hotels

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Floods due to rising water levels in Lake Victoria have affected fish and hotel business at Lwang'ni Beach. Most eateries have been closed while the number of visitors to local hotels have gone down drastically due to the floods. Parking lots at hotels ...

TEXSAR volunteers remember Memorial Day flood and continue search for victims

KEYE TV - ‎12 hours ago‎
They are the youngest and final two victims still missing from the Memorial Day 2015 flood. The TEXSAR team of highly trained volunteers has been essential in saving lives and finding flood victims. Their monthly training meeting happened to be on the ...
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Des Moines bridge to be raised to fit flood regulations

The Advocate - ‎15 hours ago‎
This photos shows the historic Red Bridge over the Des Moines River on Tuesday, May, 24, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. The bridge will close for a year as engineers work on raising it to meet flood rules. This photos shows the historic Red Bridge over the ...

Flood-damaged Arnold park reopens, to get repairs

STLtoday.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
City Administrator Bryan Richison said he met the deadline to apply for flood buyout grants for homes destroyed in the flood. However, after a preliminary review, the Federal Emergency Management Agency recommended the city remove properties that have ...

Maui Flood Advisory Expires

Maui Now - ‎12 hours ago‎
The National Weather Service cancelled the flood advisory that was in effect for the island of Maui at 4:32 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

BC provides $1.47 million for flood mitigation project near Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Canadian Underwriter - ‎20 hours ago‎
The province of British Columbia announced on Friday that it is committing nearly $1.5 million toward a flood mitigation project in East Kootenay.

August 2014 flood victims sue cities; lawmakers try to stop lawsuits

Fox 2 Detroit - ‎May 24, 2016‎
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (WJBK) - It was August 2014 when a day of rain caused the worst flooding our area has ever seen. Now almost two years later, flood victims are suing their cities and some lawmakers are trying to stop lawsuits like these from taking place.
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Going Down: Building Gets Washed Away by Flood

Sputnik International - ‎4 hours ago‎
Unable to withstand a flood, a three-story building ends up slowly collapsing into a river. ... Reddit. Google+. Blogger. Pinterest.

Flood warnings issued in Wichita area

Wichita Eagle - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Other counties in flood warnings include: Butler, until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday; Pratt and Stafford, 12:45 p.m. Wednesday; and Cowley, 9:45 a.m.
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Teen who was swept away by Jonesboro flood waters found safe

FOX13 Memphis - ‎14 hours ago‎
UPDATE: The teen who was swept away by flood water in Jonesboro has been found safe, according to the Jonesboro Fire Department.
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