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Japan Spent Mightily to Soften Nature’s Wrath, but Can It Ever Be Enough?

After a typhoon’s record-breaking rains breached dozens of levees, the country is wondering whether even the costliest systems can be future-proofed for the age of climate change.
Tags: Japan, Global Warming, Levees and Dams, Floods, Weather, Typhoon Hagibis (2019, Infrastructure (Public Works


Fukushima, Beaten Down by Nuclear Disaster, Takes Big Typhoon Hit

Some facilities that had been damaged in 2011 were hit again over the weekend in a region of Japan that can never seem to catch a break.
Tags: Japan, News, Floods, Typhoons, Nuclear Energy, Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011, Evacuations and Evacuees, Disasters and Emergencies


To Prepare for a Natural Disaster, Call Your Bank

It’s tough enough having to deal with the worst-case scenario Mother Nature can throw at you, whether it’s a hurricane, flood, or wildfire. But hey, when you’re done filling sandbags or packing up to evacuate, make sure all your bills are paid on time, OK?Read more...
Tags: Wildfires, Lifehacks, Floods, Natural Disasters, Emergency preparedness, Hurricanes, Disaster Preparedness, Call Your Bank


After Typhoon Hagibis, Dramatic Rescues of Residents Trapped by Floods

Japan, which prides itself on its robust infrastructure and disaster preparedness, was humbled by the storm that hurt major metropolitan areas.
Tags: Japan, News, Floods, Rivers, Typhoons, Rescues, Tokyo (Japan


After Typhoon, Dramatic Rescues of Residents Trapped by Floods

Japan, which prides itself on its robust infrastructure and disaster preparedness, was humbled by the storm that hurt major metropolitan areas.
Tags: Japan, News, Floods, Rivers, Typhoons, Rescues, Tokyo (Japan


Typhoon Hagibis: Helicopters and Boats Rescue the Stranded

Here’s what we know about the super typhoon that struck Japan, causing levees to break and cities to flood.
Tags: Japan, News, Floods, Typhoons, Levees and Dams, Rescues, Nagano (Japan, World Cup 2019 (Rugby


Typhoon Hagibis: More Than a Dozen People Killed

Here’s what we know about the super typhoon that struck Japan, causing levees to break and cities to flood.
Tags: Japan, News, Floods, Typhoons, Levees and Dams, Rescues, Nagano (Japan, World Cup 2019 (Rugby


Japan Fights Floods in Wake of Typhoon Hagibis

At least 10 people were killed in the super typhoon, the largest storm to strike Japan in decades.
Tags: Japan, News, Floods, Typhoons, Levees and Dams, Rescues, Nagano (Japan, World Cup 2019 (Rugby


Fire, Floods and Power Outages: Our Climate Future Has Arrived

The most urgent imperative now is to turn our fear and frustration into votes.
Tags: Weather, News, California, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Wildfires, Floods, Trump, Greta, Hansen, Inhofe, James M, Donald J, James E, Houston (Tex, Miami (Fla, Thunberg


Americans Are Already Moving Away From the Rising Water's Edge

The U.S. is slowly being gripped by a flooding crisis as seas rise and waterways overflow with ever more alarming frequency. An idea at the forefront for how to help Americans cope is so-called managed retreat, a process of moving away from affected areas and letting former neighborhoods return to nature. It’s an idea …Read more...
Tags: Science, Fema, Sea Level Rise, Floods, Rivers, Buyouts, Managed Retreat


When the Levees Break Again

New Orleans, its flood protections verging on obsolete, lives on the edge of disaster.
Tags: News, Floods, Levees and Dams, New Orleans (La, Hurricane Katrina (2005


How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood

Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US, this week the FDA shared some tips on what to do when you’re cleaning up after a flood, specifically what to do to clean up.Read more...
Tags: Cleaning, Flooding, Lifehacks, Floods


Army Corps Under Fire: In a Flood, It Released More Water

The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees.
Tags: Weather, News, Floods, Rivers, James, Arkansas River, Army Corps Of Engineers, Lankford, Levees and Dams, Midwestern States (US, Sand Springs (Okla


Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge

The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees.
Tags: Weather, News, Floods, Rivers, James, Arkansas River, Army Corps Of Engineers, Lankford, Levees and Dams, Midwestern States (US, Sand Springs (Okla


Floods and Trump’s Trade War Create an Uncertain Year for Farmers

Prices are rising and planting is far behind schedule as farmers face a complex new calculus about what to plant—or whether to plant at all.
Tags: News, Environment, Corn, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Floods, Carbon Dioxide, Agriculture and Farming, United States Politics and Government, International Trade and World Market


This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S.

The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more...
Tags: Science, California, United States, Floods, Heavy Rain, Midwest, southern Plains, Climate Changee


Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Storms, Then Forecast Shows Relief

Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on the way.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Texas, News, New Jersey, Floods, Tornadoes


Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief

Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on the way.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Texas, News, New Jersey, Floods, Tornadoes


‘Blocked Off From Civilization’: Floodwaters Turn Oklahoma Town Into an Island

Braggs, a town of 259 in rural Oklahoma, has become a virtual island. Floodwaters have nearly surrounded it, cutting off residents, who have formed an ad hoc emergency response network
Tags: News, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Floods, Arkansas River, Army Corps Of Engineers, Levees and Dams, Braggs, Braggs (Okla, Oklahoma Town Into an Island


Noah's Ark owners sue over water damage

The owners of the Williamstown, Kentucky creationist theme park Ark Encounter, home to a 510 foot long model of the biblical Noah's Ark, are suing their insurance carriers for not covering $1 million in damages caused by heavy rain. From Lex18: According to the suit, heavy rains caused a landslide and some structural support damage near the Ark exhibit. “Subsequent to heavy rains, a significant landslide occurred along portions of the slope, which eliminated the structural support for the ...
Tags: Post, News, Kentucky, Religion, Noah, Theme Parks, Floods, Creationism, Williamstown Kentucky, Creationists


Saving Charlie: A Rush to Rescue Stranded Cats and Dogs from Oklahoma Floods

Firefighters and animal rescuers made their way into a flooded town in eastern Oklahoma, seeking the pets that fleeing residents had left behind.
Tags: News, Cats, Dogs, Animals, Oklahoma, Floods, Animal Abuse, Arkansas River, Okla, Evacuations and Evacuees, Rights and Welfare, Webbers Falls, Oklahoma Floods


Flooding in the Midwest: 4 Rivers Surge, Along With Residents’ Worries

The threat of flooding has been relentless along four Midwestern rivers. With more crests coming, residents pile sandbags, watch levees and wait.
Tags: News, Floods, Rivers, Arkansas River, Mississippi River, Illinois River, Missouri River, Levees and Dams


Tornado Recovery and Flooding Fears: Updates on Missouri and Oklahoma Storms

Much of the central United States braced Friday for another day of nasty storms, raging floodwaters and the potential for powerful tornadoes.
Tags: Weather, News, United States, Missouri, Floods, Rivers, Tornadoes, Oklahoma Storms


Missouri and Oklahoma Weather: Live Updates

Much of the central United States braced Friday for another day of nasty storms, raging floodwaters and the potential for powerful tornadoes.
Tags: Weather, News, United States, Missouri, Oklahoma, Floods, Rivers, Tornadoes


Weather Updates: Storms, Flooding and More Pain for Missouri and Oklahoma

Much of the central United States braced Friday for another day of nasty storms, raging floodwaters and the potential for powerful tornadoes.
Tags: Weather, News, United States, Missouri, Oklahoma, Floods, Rivers, Tornadoes


Missouri Tornadoes: Rain, Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’

First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region.
Tags: Weather, News, Global Warming, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Floods, Rivers, Tornadoes, Mississippi River


Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’

First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region.
Tags: Weather, News, Global Warming, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Floods, Rivers, Tornadoes, Mississippi River


In the Midwest, Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’

First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region.
Tags: Weather, News, Global Warming, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Floods, Rivers, Tornadoes, Mississippi River


Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction

At least three people were killed in a tornado in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital.
Tags: News, Missouri, Floods, Tornadoes, Jefferson City