Heavy rains

DEAD SEA, Jordan | Death toll in Jordan flood rises to 19 as girl’s body found

DEAD SEA, Jordan  — Jordanian rescuers searching the Dead Sea area for survivors of flash floods found the body of a 12-year-old girl on Friday, raising the death toll in the tragedy to 19. The body was recovered a day after middle school students and teachers visiting hot springs in the area were swept away … Continue reading DEAD SEA, Jordan | Death toll in Jordan flood rises to 19 as girl’s body found

DEAD SEA, Jordan | Death toll in Jordan flood rises to 19 as boy’s body found

DEAD SEA, Jordan — Jordanian rescuers searching the Dead Sea area for survivors of flash floods have found the body of a 12-year-old boy, raising the death toll to 19. The body was recovered early Friday, a day after middle school students and teachers visiting hot springs in the area were swept away by the … Continue reading DEAD SEA, Jordan | Death toll in Jordan flood rises to 19 as boy’s body found

LLANO, Texas | Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

LLANO, Texas  — A body was found in a rain-swollen lake in Central Texas after fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes and led to numerous water rescues Tuesday following days of heavy rains. Video shows the bridge crumbling as it was overrun by the bloated, roiling Llano River in Kingsland, … Continue reading LLANO, Texas | Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

KAMPALA, Uganda | At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

KAMPALA, Uganda  — At least 34 people died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters, a Red Cross official said Friday. More victims were likely to be discovered when rescue reams access all the affected areas in the foothills of Mount Elgon, said … Continue reading KAMPALA, Uganda | At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

KAMPALA, Uganda | 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

KAMPALA, Uganda — At least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters, a Red Cross official said Friday. More victims are likely to be discovered when rescue reams access all the affected areas in the foothills of Mountain Elgon, … Continue reading KAMPALA, Uganda | 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MICHAEL CHARGES INTO SOUTHEAST AFTER SLAMMING FLORIDA As the tropical storm continues to weaken it is still menacing the flood-weary Southeast with heavy rains, blustery winds and possible spinoff tornadoes. SENSE OF IMPUNITY EMBOLDENS AUTOCRATS TO GET RID … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

PHOENIX | Tropical Storm Rosa heads for Baja, US Southwest

PHOENIX — After soaking northwestern Mexico with heavy rains as it neared the Baja California Peninsula, reportedly claiming at least one victim, Tropical Storm Rosa is expected to drench the U.S. Southwest. From Arizona to Utah, some residents filled sandbags in anticipation of heavy rainfall forecasts and potential flooding. The center of Rosa, which was … Continue reading PHOENIX | Tropical Storm Rosa heads for Baja, US Southwest