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California’s strengthening storms mean more billion-dollar disasters

12.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

A deluge so extreme hit Northern California in late February 2019 that a news photographer spotted a man rowing through town in a garbage dumpster. This type of common winter storm is called an atmospheric river, a formidable band of moisture (someti... ...

Iowa family wakes up to find 5 inches of blood flooding their house

The Lestina family of Bagley, Iowa were greeted with a wonderful Halloween surprise on the morning of October 3, when they awoke to find 5 inches of animal blood, fat, and bones flooding through the basement.

Two weeks later, it's still blooding.

The Lestinas have lived next door to a meat locker for the last decade. ...

Barges strike Arkansas River dam

There's no sound in this video, posted by KARK 4 News, depicting two barges slurped inexorably into a dam on the Arkansas River.

According to locals, the unmanned barges were loaded with fertilier and broke free of their moorings.

two runaway barges broke loose Thursday on the Arkansas River, crashed into a dam in Muskogee, Oklahoma, ...

NASA photos capture immense flooding of a vital U.S. Air Force base

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In 1948, Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington stationed the United States' long-range nuclear bombers at Offutt Air Force Base in eastern Nebraska, a location safe in the middle of the nation and well-insulated from the coast. But 70 years later, the... ...

Flooding in Venice put three-quarters of the city underwater

Venice, Italy was hit with a storm that put three-quarters of the city under water.

Although flooding is common in Venice, they haven't experienced flooding to this degree since 2008, according to CBS. The water level rose to five feet before receding. These videos show the magnitude of the flood.

Worst flood in ...

The heart-wrenching tale of one man rescued from Florence and his cat named ‘Survivor’

09.15.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

As the remnants of what was once Hurricane Florence continues spinning inland, dropping massive amounts of rain and causing damage and widespread flooding, stories of survival are beginning to emerge from the Carolina coast. Including that of a kitte... ...

Hurricane Florence could dump 17 trillion gallons of rain. Yeah, you read that right.

09.13.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Hurricane Florence is slowly but surely moving toward landfall along the East Coast. While its winds have decreased, making the storm a Category 2, it's still an incredibly powerful and dangerous storm with extreme rains expected to fall over the cou... ...