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Arkansas River Flooding
Yell County Sheriff's Department via AP
June 01, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Crews were making a "last ditch effort" on Saturday to save low-lying parts of a small Arkansas city from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee, and authorities downstream were warning people to leave a neighborhood that sits across the swollen river from the state...
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A downed tree is shown near Linden Middle School in Doylestown.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The weather threat continues Thursday afternoon even as cleanup begins from severe storms Wednesday night. One of the areas hardest hit is Doylestown. Massive trees were thrown to the ground on East Court street, bringing down power lines with them. This downed...
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On Route 202 south, approaching 252, only the left lane gets by for flooding, and a crash approaching this is blocking the two left lanes.
PennDOT
Mark Abrams
April 15, 2019 - 6:22 am
UPDATED: 11:19 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Severe storms ripped through the Philadelphia area early Monday morning, replete with a brief tornado warning, leaving flood conditions and power outages in its wake. Hard to see but crews are trying to fix downed wires here along 309 in front of...
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A young girl is helped from a boat after being evacuated from flood waters following cyclone force winds and heavy rain near the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique, Wednesday March 20, 2019.
Josh Estey/CARE via AP
March 21, 2019 - 7:36 am
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region's recent...
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People carry their personal effects after Tropical Cyclone Idai, in Beira, Mozambique.
Denis Onyodi/IFRC via AP
March 18, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation's president said. "It is a real disaster of great...
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Snow Plow
Andrew Kramer
January 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state of emergency has been declared in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey as the Philadelphia region braces for a winter storm this weekend. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the state of emergency declaration early Friday afternoon, and it went into effect...
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Gov. Tom Wolf tours areas in Delaware County affected by severe weather and flooding on Aug. 16, 2018.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Ian Bush
December 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There's now federal help available for people affected by serious flooding this past August in Philadelphia, as well as in Delaware and Montgomery counties. The governor's office said low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners, per the Small...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
November 06, 2018 - 10:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Emergency management officials in Philadelphia are warning of some potential flooding Tuesday. A coastal flood advisory was issued for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the Delaware River. Ready Philadelphia says there is the potential for flooding along Linden Avenue, Spring...
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Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty
November 04, 2018 - 12:38 pm
(CNN) -- With the deaths of 12 people in Sicily, the death toll in Italy's historic flooding has grown to 29, the country's interior minister said. "Twelve dead in Sicily, people that were having dinner and were swept up by the water," Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said in a statement to the...
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A woman removes water from a shop in a flooded street of Venice, Italy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, as, according to city officials, 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level.
Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP
October 29, 2018 - 4:05 pm
MILAN (AP) — Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees, killing four people. Tourists and residents alike donned high...
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