Floods

FILE - WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Kim Glovas
July 16, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — With flooding becoming a common place occurrence some members of Congress are calling for a change to national flood insurance. Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana, whose state was just hit by Hurricane Barry, appealed in the most direct way to his colleagues in...
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is telling people in the southern part of the state to be prepared for heavy rain from Tropical Storm Barry as it pushes northward through the Gulf of Mexico.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 11, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Kevin Mcgill and Rebecca Santana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans'...
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Broadway in Westville, NJ is flooded. Crews here to make sure people are safe.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
June 20, 2019 - 6:42 am
UPDATED: 5:25 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware Valley was pummeled with rain overnight and early Thursday morning, leading to flooding and a big mess throughout the region. PATCO floods Thousands of PATCO commuters had to find other ways to work Thursday morning. The overnight...
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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.
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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 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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Rescue personnel paddle through a flooded apartment complex to evacuate residents as flooding continues in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Spring Lake, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
September 17, 2018 - 6:27 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The river seethed a quarter-mile away, bulging from its banks, so the patrol cars circled the neighborhood three times. "Get out now," a voice boomed from a bullhorn. "This is an emergency." Waheeda Reese and her 14-year-old daughter, Anissa, were inside watching news...
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August 18, 2018 - 10:02 pm
TRIVANDRUM, India (AP) — Thousands of stranded people were waiting to be rescued and officials pleaded for more help from relentless monsoon floods that have partially submerged the southern Indian state of Kerala, where more than 190 have died in a little over a week. Heavy rains hit parts of the...
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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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Route 39 north of Hersheypark was closed Wednesday as the swollen Swatara Creek left its banks.
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Tony Romeo
July 26, 2018 - 6:50 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Hersheypark near Harrisburg will be closed again Thursday as Central Pennsylvania copes with rising creeks and streams and flash floods following days of torrential rains. Dozens of roads and bridges have been closed as flooding in some areas of the Lower...
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