flooding

Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews are cleaning up at the Academy at Palumbo high school in South Philadelphia, where parts of the building were flooded by heavy rains over the weekend. Several classrooms, hallways and the cafeteria were affected. Students were relocated to other parts of the...
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Flooded street conditions in Ocean City, N.J.
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Andrew Kramer
September 11, 2018 - 6:51 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Flooding down the shore has been a major issue these last few days. And with Florence approaching the Atlantic Coast, the matter could only get worse. Ocean City was hit hard by flooding to begin the week. "It was pretty bad," said Michael Bevilaqua, on vacation...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
September 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As rain continues to drench the Philadelphia area — and with Hurricane Florence threatening the coastline — National Weather Service officials say the storm's impact could cause some major issues for the Delaware Valley. A very wet summer mixed with heavy rain the...
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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, center, in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT.
NOAA via AP
September 09, 2018 - 11:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence churned across the Atlantic on Sunday toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week, triggering warnings to people up and down the coast to get their emergency kits ready, map out escape routes and fill sandbags. Red...
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David Crocker, who is homeless, pushes his belongings past a puddle in Kihei on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.
Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP
August 26, 2018 - 9:21 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths...
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Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf visits Upper Darby
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 16, 2018 - 12:58 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Parts of Delaware County are still cleaning up from this week’s flooding. And on Thursday, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf stopped by a couple of hard-hit towns to get a good look at the damage. Wolf’s first stop was at an auto shop still closed because of flood damage, at...
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Flooding in Chester County, Pa.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 14, 2018 - 7:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Our area has seen heavy rainfall with expectations of much more. As such, the City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management is taking preventative measures to keep everyone safe and informed. "We're looking to get about a third of an inch of rain. Every time you...
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Governor Phil Murphy
Thomas P. Costello/Asbury Park Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Tuesday declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties for flooding conditions caused by heavier-than-expected rain over the weekend. The declaration allows for state...
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Flooding on U.S. 202 in Norristown
KYW Traffic Center
Andrew Kramer
August 11, 2018 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Delaware valley has been hit hard so far this weekend with rain, some heavy at times. "There's definitely some widespread amounts of well over an inch to two inches, some three inches and even higher," said meteorologist Alex Staarmann with the National Weather...
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Japan floods
Getty Images via CNN
July 12, 2018 - 2:45 pm
By Junko Ogura and Joshua Berlinger (CNN) -- Landslides and flooding caused by torrential rain in Japan have killed 200 people in what has become one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit the country since the earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Around 21 people are unaccounted for since the...
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