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  • La Grange officials identify $14 million in projects to combat flooding

    La Grange officials identify $14 million in projects to combat flooding
    After recent flooding inundated basements in numerous homes on La Grange's south side, village officials identified more than $14 million worth of new and unbudgeted sewer improvement projects to combat flooding in the area.
  • Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide

    Jonathan Dove was patrolling Mt. Shasta on a clear, warm afternoon when a group of backpackers asked him if Mud Creek Canyon on the Northern California peak always flowed so heavily. The U.S. Forest Service climbing ranger scrambled up a ridge to...

    Landslides and floods kill 22 in India's northeast

    GUWAHATI India (Reuters) - At least 22 people have died in flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rains in remote northeastern India, officials said on Tuesday, in the second flood tragedy to hit the subcontinent this month. Rescue workers said 17...

    India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages

    India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages
    Kartik Prajapati, a villager in western India, has a problem: He is certain that his house will be flooded, leaving him homeless. Like many villagers on the banks of the Narmada River, which flows through Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra states,...

    Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

    MANILA (Reuters) - Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding. Most...