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Tropical Storm Bertha Could Cause Dangerous Flooding in the South

Bertha was named a tropical storm less than two hours before it made landfall near Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Virginia, Rain, North Carolina, Floods, South Carolina, South, Charleston, Bertha, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms


The Michigan Dam Failures Are a Warning

Many need repairs. Let’s fix them before climate-related flooding gets worse.
Tags: News, California, Global Warming, Rain, Michigan, Great Lakes, Floods, Trump, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Gretchen, Donald J, Levees and Dams, Infrastructure (Public Works, Disasters and Emergencies, Whitmer


What a Week’s Disasters Tell Us About Climate and the Pandemic

Extreme weather presents an even bigger threat when economies are crashing and ordinary people are stretched to their limits.
Tags: News, Drought, Global Warming, Famine, Bangladesh, Floods, Disasters and Emergencies, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Cyclone Amphan


Michigan Dam Collapse Video Shows a ‘Classic’ Example of Earthworks Failure

As residents of Michigan’s Midland county scramble to recover from devastating floods, a video has emerged showing the critical moment when Eden dam collapsed, in a failure experts are attributing to shoddy maintenance and climate change.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disasters, Michigan, Floods, Midland, Edenville Dam Failure, Dam Failures


Infrastructure Weak: Michigan Dam Collapse Vividly Captures the Dangers of Trump Deregulation

The dam failures that flooded entire swaths of Michigan on Wednesday didn’t just happen by chance. Boyce Hydro, the company that owns the two dams, has a history of ignoring federal regulations designed to prevent disasters like the floods from happening. Read more...
Tags: Science, Michigan, Floods, Dams, Michigan Floods, Boyce Hydro


Pontiac Fiero Collection Swept Away in Michigan Flood

Multiple dam failures brought on by prolonged and intense rain in central Michigan saw a record surge of water sent down the Tittabawassee River last night. Following the breach of the Edenville and Sanford dams, water levels peaked at 35 feet in downstream Midland, MI, breaking the previous record by more than a foot. In the […] The post Pontiac Fiero Collection Swept Away in Michigan Flood appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Heritage, Autos, Michigan, Floods, Natural Disasters, Pontiac, Pontiac Fiero, News Blog, Collector Cars, Tittabawassee River, Fiero, Edenville, Michigan Flood


As Virus Lingers in Michigan, a New Crisis Arrives: Flooding

Thousands of residents of Midland, Mich., fled their homes as waters rose, trying to keep at a safe social distance even in shelters.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Midland Mich, Levees and Dams, Hydroelectric Power, Infrastructure (Public Works, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Floodwaters Breach Michigan Dams, Forcing Evacuations

The disaster for towns on the Tittabawassee River was compounded by the effects of the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Saginaw (Mich


Dam Failure Threatens a Dow Chemical Complex and Superfund Cleanup

Floodwaters surged toward Midland, Mich., and one of the nation’s most extensive toxic cleanup sites, raising concerns of a wider environmental fallout from the dam disaster.
Tags: News, Environment, Floods, Environmental Protection Agency, Water Pollution, Midland Mich, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Superfund, Levees and Dams, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Dow Chemical Complex


Live Updates: Michigan Dam Breaks and Flooding Force Thousands to Evacuate

The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning for areas near the Tittabawassee River. The disaster was compounded by the effects of the coronavirus.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Michigan, Floods, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Saginaw (Mich


Michigan Dams Breached, Forcing Evacuations in Midland: Live Updates

The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning for areas near the Tittabawassee River. The disaster was compounded by the effects of the coronavirus.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Michigan, Floods, Midland, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Saginaw (Mich


Dam Disaster Threatens Major Dow Chemical Complex and Superfund Project

Floodwaters surged toward Midland, Mich., and one of the nation’s most extensive toxic cleanup sites, raising concerns of a wider environmental fallout from the dam disaster.
Tags: News, Environment, Floods, Environmental Protection Agency, Water Pollution, Midland Mich, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Superfund, Levees and Dams, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Dow Chemical Complex


Michigan Dams Fail, Flooding Forces Evacuation: Live Updates

The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning for areas near the Tittabawassee River, with downstream effects expected from Midland to Saginaw.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Michigan, Floods, Midland, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Saginaw (Mich


Michigan Dam Disaster Threatens Major Dow Toxic-Chemical Superfund Site

Floodwaters surged toward Midland, Mich., and one of the nation’s most extensive toxic cleanup sites, raising concerns of a wider environmental fallout from the dam disaster.
Tags: News, Environment, Michigan, Floods, Environmental Protection Agency, Water Pollution, Midland Mich, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Superfund, Levees and Dams, Tittabawassee River (Mich


Michigan Dams Breached, Forcing Evacuation of Midland: Live Updates

Officials warned of life-threatening danger after the two dams northwest of Detroit failed.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Detroit, Midland, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Saginaw (Mich


Flooding Breaches Dams in Michigan: Live Updates

The breaches by rain-swollen waters forced evacuations of Midland and nearby towns.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Midland, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Saginaw (Mich


2 Dams Fail in Michigan, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

The failure of the dams was expected to bring record-setting flooding, with the response complicated by the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Michigan Dams Fail: Severe Floods Force Thousands to Evacuate

The failure of the dams was expected to bring record-setting flooding, with the response complicated by the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Michigan Dams Break, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

The failure of the dams was expected to bring record-setting flooding, with response complicated by the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


2 Dams Are Breached in Michigan, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

The failure of the dams was expected to bring record-setting flooding, with response complicated by the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Michigan, Floods, Levees and Dams, Evacuations and Evacuees, Tittabawassee River (Mich, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Flooding cuts power in Uganda

Government threatens forced removals in response The post Flooding cuts power in Uganda appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, Water, Uganda, Rain, Floods, Openaccess, Lake Victoria, Lake Kyoga, Lake Albert, Sam Cheptoris, The Editors Picks, Water And Sanitation, Kiira motor plant, Nalubaale Power Station, Papyrus Plant


As Fighting Surges, Yemen Is Hit With 1st Cluster of Covid-19 Infections

A handful of coronavirus cases in Aden appeared to confirm fears that the virus has been spreading, stoking concerns of an outbreak that could quickly overwhelm Yemen’s devastated health system.
Tags: News, Cholera, Floods, Yemen, Aden, Houthis, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Aden (Yemen, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Here’s How Coronavirus Could Raise Cities’ Risk for Climate Disasters

Faced with falling revenue and virus-related burdens, local officials are delaying sea walls and other projects to protect cities from climate change.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Local Government, Floods, Budgets and Budgeting, Infrastructure (Public Works, Federal Budget (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Faced with falling revenue and virus-related burdens, local officials are delaying sea walls and other projects to protect cities from climate change.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Local Government, Floods, Budgets and Budgeting, Infrastructure (Public Works, Federal Budget (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Cities Are Flouting Flood Rules. The Cost: $1 Billion.

Cities and towns nationwide are failing to properly restrict construction in flood zones, an analysis for The Times found, violating taxpayer-subsidized insurance rules.
Tags: Florida, News, Environment, Global Warming, Times, Floods, Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Flood Insurance Program, Flood Insurance, Cape May (NJ, Baton Rouge (La, Galveston (Tex, Chesapeake (Va


Cities Widely Ignore Federal Flood Protection Rules, With Few Penalties

Cities and towns nationwide are failing to properly restrict construction in flood zones, an analysis for The Times found, violating taxpayer-subsidized insurance rules.
Tags: Florida, News, Environment, Global Warming, Times, Floods, Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Flood Insurance Program, Flood Insurance, Cape May (NJ, Baton Rouge (La, Galveston (Tex, Chesapeake (Va


As Natural Disasters Strike, a New Fear: Relief Shelters May Spread Virus

The Red Cross has issued new guidelines for its shelters, screening people for symptoms and keeping bed six feet apart. That strategy will soon be tested.
Tags: Utah, News, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hawaii, Red Cross, Floods, Federal Emergency Management Agency, American Red Cross, Evacuations and Evacuees, Disasters and Emergencies, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Heavy Rains Flood Parts of Ohio, Stranding Residents

In central and southern Ohio, hundreds of people have been evacuated from homes and vehicles after a period of intense rain.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Rain, Ohio, Floods, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Columbus Dispatch


Expect a Soggy U.S. Flood Season, but Less Severe Than Last Year’s

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects major to moderate flooding for 23 states, but not as bad as last year’s ruinous spring.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Environment, Global Warming, Floods, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Army Corps Of Engineers


Trump Administration Presses Cities to Evict Homeowners From Flood Zones

The Trump administration is starting to insist that towns use eminent domain laws to force homeowners off flood-prone land. Notices are already going out. 
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Floods, Trump, Army Corps Of Engineers, Eminent Domain, Nashville (Tenn, Trump Administration Presses Cities