California set to get more rain, wind and snow today, exacerbating flooding concerns

CNN  —  A powerful Pacific storm moving inland Tuesday is set to bring more rain, snow and damaging winds to California, a state already waterlogged from at least 12 atmospheric rivers that have delivered a barrage of rain and snow in recent months. Several inches of rainfall is possible over the central California coast, and … Read more

As flooding increases, these cities are designed to work with — not against — the water

CNN  —  Cities’ relationship with water is a fragile balance. Too little leads to parched landscapes and water shortages; too much can cause deadly flooding, washing away homes, lives and livelihoods. Last year severe flooding caused devastation around the world, including in Nigeria, Pakistan and Australia. And it’s predicted to get worse. Parts of Asia’s … Read more

Crews in California brace for more flooding as another atmospheric river approaches, bringing heavy rain and fierce winds

CNN  —  California state emergency officials are positioning crews across several counties to brace for more damaging floods as another atmospheric river is set to slam storm-fatigued California Tuesday, threatening to whip up hurricane force winds and deluge the state with more rain and snow. “Now’s the time to make sure you and your family … Read more

Flooding Wipes Out Bridge, Sparks Evacuations In Northern Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Shannon Castellano and Travis Methvin should have spent this weekend seeing world-famous waterfalls on the Havasupai Tribe Reservation in northern Arizona. Instead, the two friends from San Diego spent Friday night along with 40 other hikers camped out on a helipad. But sleep was elusive because tribal members warned that an emergency … Read more

California weather: How residents are facing the onslaught of flooding, downpours and rough winds as the season’s 12th atmospheric river takes aim

CNN  —  Brightly colored toys buried in mud. Brown murky water where cars once parked. Family photos floating through a neighborhood. This is what one Southern California community looked like last week, lifelong Ventura resident Angie Thompson said, after the state’s 11th atmospheric river this winter wrought hurricane-like winds and catastrophic flooding. “We’re tired,” Monterey … Read more

Southern Africa is warned of flooding, landslides following deadly cyclone that killed over 250

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After four days of destructive wind and rain, local communities and relief workers are now confronting the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy which has killed more than 250 people and displaced tens of thousands of others across Malawi and Mozambique and may still cause further damage. Cyclone Freddy dissipated over land late Wednesday, but weather monitoring … Read more

Another atmospheric river creeps into storm-ravaged California, fueling more evacuation alerts and flooding concerns

CNN  —  Another atmospheric river is creeping into storm-ravaged California, pummeling communities with even more rain and prompting fresh evacuation alerts as residents are still working to recover from the storm that inundated neighborhoods just last week. More than 30 million people across the state were under flood alerts as the West’s 11th atmospheric river … Read more

Atmospheric river: California faces persistent flooding over the weekend after rounds of deadly storms

CNN  —  Forceful flooding that washed away roads and sent residents across parts of northern and central California fleeing their homes is expected to continue Saturday and through the weekend as more rain arrives. But Saturday is not projected to bring the torrential walls of rain that battered communities Friday, which saw bridges collapse, roads … Read more