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Ohio Faces Flash Flood Threat Following Rains

Flood watches were in effect across much of eastern and northern Ohio as communities recovered from several days of heavy rain and storms. The National Weather Service predicted an end to the precipitation and some falling temperatures Friday and into the …

Officials Fan Out For Minnesota Disaster Aid Briefings

State and federal officials are fanning out this week across 18 Minnesota counties for briefings with local leaders about available aid to recover from severe storms in late June. The contingent from Minnesota’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management …

Philippines Rushes Aid to 850,000 People Affected by Floods

Emergency workers and troops rushed food, water and clothes to nearly 850,000 people displaced and marooned from deadly floods spawned by 11 straight days of southwest monsoon rains that soaked the Philippine capital and nearby provinces. About 60 percent of …

AIR Analyzes Fallout from Heaviest Rainfall to Hit Beijing since 1951

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, on Saturday, July 21, a heavy storm in China delivered as much as 18 inches [45.72 cms] of precipitation to parts of the country in and near the capital of Beijing (population 20 million). …