natural disaster

At least five killed in Southeast storms

(NBC) – At least five people have been killed after a line of severe weather swept through the south. The deadly storms spawned tornadoes that cut a path of destruction for 150 miles as it moved across Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Major …

Historic Australian floods isolate dozens of towns

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia (NBC) – Destructive flooding has isolated dozens of towns and resulted in hundreds of rescues in southeastern Australia. The flooding follows torrential rains in Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales. Unknown numbers of houses have been submerged …

Cleanup begins as Midwest flooding continues

(NBC News) – Parts of the Midwest are still hunkered down after days of history-making floods. Creeks and rivers are running at record-breaking levels, leaving many trapped in their homes and inundating miles and miles of cities and farmland. “It’s unbelievable… the …

Floridians stocking up for Irma

(NBC News) – Hurricane Irma, a record-breaking and potentially catastrophic storm, is moving closer to the U.S. mainland. Irma’s first strike came overnight on the island of Barbuda, delivering sheets of rain and wind gusts of at least 155 miles an hour, …

Water in high demand ahead of Irma

Miami, Fla. (WTLV) – Empty shelves are becoming the norm for stores across Florida as people prepare for Hurricane Irma. Most stores are out of bottled water, but people are being reminded to check back as they await more shipments. Many people …