Mudslides and flooding kill at least 13 in California

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 : At least 13 people died and thousands fled from their homes in Southern California on Tuesday as a powerful rainstorm triggered flash floods and mudslides on slopes where a series of intense wildfires burned off protective vegetation last month. Heavy downpours struck before dawn on Tuesday after […]

At least 8 dead in Southern California flooding, mudslides

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 : At least eight people died and thousands fled from their homes in Southern California on Tuesday as a powerful rainstorm triggered flash floods and mudslides on slopes where a series of intense wildfires burned off protective vegetation last month. Heavy downpours struck before dawn on Tuesday after […]

At least 6 dead in Southern California flooding, mudslides

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 : At least six people died and thousands fled their homes in Southern California on Tuesday as a powerful rainstorm triggered flash floods and mudslides on slopes where a series of intense wildfires burned off protective vegetation last month. The heavy downpours subsided early Tuesday after prompting evacuation […]

Rising rivers flood homes in southern Venezuela

By Maria Ramirez PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela, Aug 9 : Rising rivers have flooded homes in southern Venezuela, affecting more than 15,000 people and forcing some 500 to leave their homes, according to civil protection officials. The Orinoco and Caroni have risen in recent days following a period of intense rains, leaving many homes waist-deep in […]