Floods plague multiple states in central US

U.S. 06/03/19, 08:42

Emergency officials conducted water rescues in the tiny northwestern Missouri town of Levasy in the wake of a levee breach along the Missouri River. Kansas City station WDAF reported that the breach happened on June 1, flooding part of the town ...

Midwest rivers recede, but flooding danger lingers

U.S. 05/06/19, 15:31

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries were receding in many flood-ravaged communities on Monday, but concerns remained high because of the threat of heavy rain over the next few days. The Mississippi’s levels slowly fell north ...

The enigmatic phenomenon of “animal rain”

Beyond science 09/26/18, 07:30

In daily life, it can be seen how rain, overflowing with momentum, can reach flooding places and cause disasters of some kind.  Phenomena such as hail or tornadoes are often accompanied by heavy rains, sometimes of unexpected magnitude. On other occasions, from ...

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