17 million under flood warning as Mississippi River expected to reach highest crest since 1993

December 30, 2015 by  
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While some areas of the country are still suffering under drought conditions, unusually heavy rains in other regions are causing deadly flooding that just won’t stop . Over the holiday weekend, extreme weather plagued much of the South, Southwest, and Midwest, with a concentration of flood-related deaths and damage in Missouri. Currently, some 17 million Americans are living under flood warnings, and weather experts warn this could be just the beginning. Unseasonably warm temperatures and a strong El Niño will continue to bring severe weather throughout the season. Read the rest of 17 million under flood warning as Mississippi River expected to reach highest crest since 1993

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Dangerous zoo animals on the run after deadly flooding in Georgian capital

June 15, 2015 by  
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Flash flooding in Tbilisi, Georgia has claimed at least a dozen lives, and devastated the city’s zoo —leaving some 20 wolves, eight lions, six tigers, as well as jaguars and bears missing. Some of the animals are believed to have drowned in the floods, while others are roaming the streets of the capital causing alarm among residents and a sizable challenge for wildlife and law enforcement officials. One lion and several wolves have already been shot dead, and the zoo is pleading with the public and city officials not to kill anymore escaped animals . Read the rest of Dangerous zoo animals on the run after deadly flooding in Georgian capital Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal tranquilizer , escaped zoo animals , flooding landslide , georgia flood , natural disaster , Tbilisi , wildlife management , zoo animal death , zoo animals

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Dangerous zoo animals on the run after deadly flooding in Georgian capital

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