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Australia flooding: Victims rescued from treetops and roofs as thousands stranded across New South Wales

Hundreds of stranded people in Australia’s southeast region were rescued by helicopters and boats on Tuesday after rivers rose rapidly, inundating houses and cutting off entire towns.

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Flash floods in St. Louis break a century-old rain record

Flash floods in St. Louis break a century-old rain record

One person died after being pulled from a flooded vehicle, and property damage was “very significant” in some hard-hit areas, the city’s fire chief said.
New Orleans tornadoes leave a path of destruction

New Orleans tornadoes leave a path of destruction

At least one person was killed, and many houses were destroyed.
Tornadoes tear througout South and Midwest with at least 70 dead in Kentucky
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Tornadoes tear througout South and Midwest with at least 70 dead in Kentucky

Power was out across the region on Saturday, and severe storms were expected to continue.
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Detroit regional flooding: 50 drivers rescued and 350 vehicles damaged
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Detroit regional flooding: 50 drivers rescued and 350 vehicles damaged

Parts of Detroit got up to seven inches of rain. “This isn’t normal here,” an official said.
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‘Within seconds everything was gone': Devastating floods submerge the Philippines
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‘Within seconds everything was gone': Devastating floods submerge the Philippines

Torrential rains and back-to-back typhoons have ripped through the country in the past two weeks, turning a once picturesque river into a sea of murky brown, killing dozens and setting off deadly landslides.
Helicopters rescue about 200 trapped in California wildfire
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Helicopters rescue about 200 trapped in California wildfire

“We had to splash water on our hair because our hair was catching on fire,” one evacuee said of the harrowing escape from the Creek Fire. The governor declared an emergency.
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