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Floods and Flooding

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  • Eisenhower reopens after flooding closes all lanes overnight

    Eisenhower reopens after flooding closes all lanes overnight
    Traffic was moving again on the Eisenhower Expressway this morning after flooding from heavy rains closed all lanes between Harlem Avenue and Mannheim Road. Police blocked the westbound lanes at Harlem Avenue and the eastbound lanes at Mannheim Road...
  • Iraqis, U.S. recapture Mosul Dam from Islamic State, Obama says

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi and Kurdish troops, backed by heavy U.S. air support, recaptured Iraq's largest dam Monday, the most significant victory over the Islamic State since the militants overran almost half of Iraq in mid-June. It remained to be seen...
  • Lake County Public Works warning residents about the risks of flooding

    Lake County Public Works warning residents about the risks of flooding
    Lake County may not be a coastal county, right up against the ocean. But that doesn’t mean county residents are not vulnerable to the potential risks of flooding, county leaders note. With hurricane system lasting until Nov. 30, and September...
  • Lake County Public Works cautioning residents about the dangers of flooding

    Lake County’s Public Works Department is trying to get out the message to residents that during the rainy season, flooding can occur – and citizens should absolutely not make the mistake of underestimating the often devastating impact of...
  • Lake warns motorists to be prepared for flooding

    TAVARES — Lake County has been hit with a lot of stormy weather lately, and county officials are warning residents to be ready when flooding occurs. "During seasonal heavy storms, tropical storms and hurricanes, Lake County's roads may become...
  • Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says

    Montana farmer Rocky Norby has worked the land along the Missouri River for more than 20 years, coaxing sugar beets and malted barley out of the arid ground. "Every year it gets worse," he said. "There's not enough water to get through our pumps."...
  • Monsoon floods hit north India, 200 villages under water

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Floods triggered by heavy rains have inundated nearly 200 villages in northern India, killing at least 21 people and leaving thousands homeless, officials said on Sunday, as forecasts for more rain prompted fresh flood warnings....
  • Even with flood insurance, basements are sunk

    Sometimes I think that Fate has it in for my hometown. Detroit has suffered through the oil embargo of the 1970s, the recessions of every decade since, and now, the epic biggest-ever municipal bankruptcy of all time. Plus, during all that time: the...
  • Floods submerge cane fields in North India

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Heavy monsoon rains in India have caused flooding in the country's main sugar producing state Uttar Pradesh, but the full extent of any damage to the crop will not be known until floodwaters recede. There were apprehensions that a...
  • New levee system aims to prevent flooding in western Palm Beach County

    A bigger, wider levee system will be constructed in western Palm Beach County to protect neighborhoods that suffered catastrophic flooding two years ago in Tropical Storm Isaac. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection approved new berms that...
  • At least 53 killed in Nepal floods and mudslides

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Flash floods and mudslides following heavy rains have killed at least 53 people in Nepal over the past three days and cut off remote communities in the mountains, the government said on Saturday. The landslides and flooding were...