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The Gulf Coast is preparing for the flooding caused by the tropical storm Cristobal

Regarding Cristobal’s landing site, several models are coordinated and expect this point to be somewhere between Marsh Island and Slidell, Louisiana However, this does not mean that locations outside of this area are free from bumps. “The highest winds, the greatest storm surge and the heaviest rain can occur east of the Cristobal landing site. Not only is the Louisiana …

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Thousands of desperate people are flooding the lines of the food bank

Perhaps the most sobering reminder of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, the San Antonio Food Bank supported about 10,000 households with a record giveaway on Thursday. “It was a tough question today,” said Eric Cooper, president and CEO of Food Bank, after the largest one-day distribution in the charity’s 40-year history. “We have never met such a high …

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The worst flooding in Venice in 50 years kills elderly people when the city calls for a state of emergency

The nameless man was killed on Tuesday evening when he tried to run electric pumps in his house on the island of Pellestrina, Alessandro Bertasi, spokesman for the mayor of Venice, told CNN According to a statement by the Venetian government Wednesday morning, the tide was high on Tuesday evening exceptionally high and reached its peak at 187 centimeters. It …

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Flooding in England: Nearly 50 warnings are available

Image credits AFP / Getty Images Caption Rescuers used boats to reach people trapped in Rotherham Nearly 50 flood warnings are available throughout England after days of prolonged rain. Seven severe warnings considered life threatening remain on the South Yorkshire River Don. The flooding in this area is expected to continue until Wednesday. [19659007] Yorkshire and Midland cities and towns …

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Flooding in England: wife dies after being swept away in Derbyshire

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title Latest helicopter footage shows the heavy flooding in South Yorkshire. A woman died after she was submerged in rainwater all over England. [19659004] Her body was taken at 10:40 GMT from the Derwent River in Darley Dale, Derbyshire. In Yorkshire people were evacuated from their homes, and the road and …

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Super Typhoon Hagibis rips through Japan causing massive flooding, at least 1 dead

Super typhoon Hagibis struck Japan on Saturday with heavy storms and heavy rain. At least one person died and more than 60 were injured. According to the nationwide newspaper Yomiuri, three people are currently missing. ] As the superstorm approached the country, the US Geological Survey recorded a magnitude 5.3 earthquake off the coast of Tokyo. A tornado raged through …

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