Flood


Thousands Evacuate as Storm Alberto Churns Toward Florida

Thousands of Florida residents evacuated their homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico with forecasters saying it could bring “life-threatening inundation” to southern…

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At Least 44 Killed as Dam Bursts in Kenya

Villagers said it started with a loud rumble, then houses collapsed one by one under an approaching wall of water. “We took our children and rushed to higher ground,” farmer…

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The Israeli ‘Trust Me’ Culture

They took the path to the Kineret estuary slowly. The yeshivah students then in camp in the north sang slow songs as they walked down to wade into the cool…

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Comptroller to Investigate Flood Disaster

The national furor over the flash flood disaster which took the lives of ten Israeli teens on Thursday continued as State Comptroller Yosef Shapira said on Sunday that he intends…

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Nine Teenagers Victims of Negev Floodwaters

Nine youths from a premilitary academy in Tel Aviv were killed and one is still missing after being swept away in torrential floods Thursday afternoon during a hike in Nahal…

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Rain-Swollen Seine Burst Its Banks, Engulfs Quays

Floodwaters were nearing their peak in Paris on Saturday, with the rain-swollen Seine River engulfing scenic quays and threatening wine cellars and museum basements. Unusually heavy rains have engorged the…

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