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Hurricane Ida: At least 44 dead as flash floods drown US states. 10 points

Hurricane Ida: While it is difficult to zero in on an exact death toll, given the extent of the damages, most of news agencies concur that at least 44 people have died so far, including 13 in New York City, while many are still unaccounted for.
Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida submerges Mix Street near Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Conn. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)
Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida submerges Mix Street near Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Conn. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 07:29 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Storms trigger tornado warning in north Texas, reports of buildings collapsing in Arlington

The Arlington Fire Department and police said they were assisting each other in relief work.
Damage reported in Arlington (twitter.com/ArlingtonPD)
Damage reported in Arlington (twitter.com/ArlingtonPD)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 12:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral

White House basement office leaks as heavy rains hit US capital Washington DC

Twitter images showed a photograph of a very wet floor beneath office chairs and desks on the basement level of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
A park bench sits under water in East Potomac Park in Washington, DC on July 8, 2019, after a storm caused flooding.(AFP)
A park bench sits under water in East Potomac Park in Washington, DC on July 8, 2019, after a storm caused flooding.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 07:44 AM IST
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Reuters | By Reuters

1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana

A powerful twister also touched down in the nearby township of Pleasant Grove, Kansas, seriously damaging homes. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
Neighbors in Clayton, Ohio gather belongings after houses were damaged after a tornado touched down overnight near Dayton, Ohio, U.S. May 28, 2019.(REUTERS)
Neighbors in Clayton, Ohio gather belongings after houses were damaged after a tornado touched down overnight near Dayton, Ohio, U.S. May 28, 2019.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 29, 2019 09:59 AM IST
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Brookville, Ohio | By Associated Press

Over 1,300 flights cancelled as ‘Bomb Cyclone’ unleashes snow, high winds in US

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper declared a state of emergency due to the storm and said he had activated the state National Guard to assist in search and rescue operations.
Over 1,300 flights cancelled as ‘Bomb Cyclone’ unleashes snow, high winds in US. (Representative Image)(AFP)
Over 1,300 flights cancelled as ‘Bomb Cyclone’ unleashes snow, high winds in US. (Representative Image)(AFP)
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 08:29 AM IST
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Denver | By Reuters

Chicago freezes at -20 degrees, midwest cold wave blast to get worse in US

Low temperatures early Thursday morning were expected to reach minus 23 Fahrenheit (minus 31 Celsius) at Chicago Midway International Airport, with wind-chill values as low as minus 39, according to the National Weather Service.
People walk along North Avenue Beach despite a temperature around -20 degrees on January 30, 2019 in Chicago.(AFP Photo)
People walk along North Avenue Beach despite a temperature around -20 degrees on January 30, 2019 in Chicago.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 06:16 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Christopher Martin, Jim Efstathiou Jr. and Naureen S Malik

Colder than Antarctica: Brutal deep freeze grips US Midwest

The National Weather service said the temperature in Chicago dropped on Wednesday morning to minus 19 degrees, breaking the previous record low for the day set in 1966.
Snow covers the Ohio Street Beach at dawn in Chicago, Illinois.(Bloomberg)
Snow covers the Ohio Street Beach at dawn in Chicago, Illinois.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 11:28 PM IST
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Chicago | By AFP

More than 1,200 flights cancelled due to blizzard in United States

Blizzard warnings were in effect early on Monday in northeast Missouri through metro Chicago and northeast into Michigan as the storm brought winds up to 45 miles per hour (72 kph) and more than 12 inches (15 cm) of snow to the region, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.
The National Weather Service said in an advisory that travel on Monday morning will be “very dangerous to impossible” and the heavy snow was difficult to shovel and may cause falling tree limbs and power outages.(AP)
The National Weather Service said in an advisory that travel on Monday morning will be “very dangerous to impossible” and the heavy snow was difficult to shovel and may cause falling tree limbs and power outages.(AP)
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 02:58 PM IST
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Milwaukee (United States) | By Reuters

One dead, another missing after Amazon building collapse in United States

The fire department says one person is dead and another was unaccounted after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore’s southeast side, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Reports say a 50-foot wall collapsed late on Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area.(AP/Picture for representation)
Reports say a 50-foot wall collapsed late on Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area.(AP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 11:05 AM IST
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Baltimore (United States) | By Associated Press

Storm Gordon’s heavy rains wash away rural Mississippi dam

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for parts of Carroll County downstream from Murdock Lake, where water was eroding an earthen dam late Friday
An offshore platform is pictured after Tropical Storm Gordon in Dauphin Island, Alabama, US on September 5, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
An offshore platform is pictured after Tropical Storm Gordon in Dauphin Island, Alabama, US on September 5, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Sep 08, 2018 02:01 PM IST
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Jackson | By Associated Press

United States weather forecaster sees 65% chance of El Nino from September

Chances of the emergence of the El Nino weather pattern have increased to 65% during the fall (September to November) and 70% during the winter 2018-19 (December to February), a US government weather forecaster said on Thursday.
The last El Niño, a pattern that brings a warming of ocean surface temperatures in the eastern and central Pacific every few years, was linked to crop damage, fires and flash floods before it went away in 2016.(AFP/File Photo)
The last El Niño, a pattern that brings a warming of ocean surface temperatures in the eastern and central Pacific every few years, was linked to crop damage, fires and flash floods before it went away in 2016.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 11:05 PM IST
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