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Flooding
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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Flooding
Dave Dildine/WTOP via AP
July 08, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government...
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Free disaster cleanup kits
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
June 22, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Free disaster cleanup kits were handed out Saturday to Burlington County residents whose properties were inundated in Thursday's flooding. The county public safety center in Westampton was one of two pickup locations. Richard Moyer of the American Red Cross of...
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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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