News tagged with floodwaters

India floods kill threatened rhinos

Devastating floods in northeast India have killed around 600 animals in the region's largest wildlife park, including more than a dozen threatened one-horned rhinos, officials said Monday.

Jul 09, 2012
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Effects of flooding on Cairo, Ill.

When faced with a choice between a deluge or a controlled deluge in May 2011 that would protect the city of Cairo, Illinois, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers chose the latter by ordering an intentional breach ...

Mar 09, 2012
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Thai flood run-off threat to marine life

As billions of cubic metres of water flow away from Thailand's devastating floods, experts and campaigners are warning that millions of sea creatures could be the next victims of the disaster.

Nov 16, 2011
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Thailand flooding could affect PC supplies, prices

(AP) -- The personal computer industry, already reeling from depressed demand, has been dealt another setback: Massive flooding in Thailand has curtailed production of a critical component - computer storage ...

Oct 19, 2011
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FAA probing News Corp.'s use of drones

(AP) -- With the newsgathering techniques of its sister publications in Britain under fire, News Corp. is facing a probe into the use of drones by its U.S.-based digital publication, The Daily.

Aug 08, 2011
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Flooded river taking aim at Mississippi Delta

(AP) -- William Jefferson paddles slowly down his street in a small boat, past his house and around his church, both flooded from the bulging Mississippi River that has rolled into the Delta.

May 11, 2011
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Haiti 'got very lucky' as Tomas skirted island

(AP) -- Hurricane Tomas pushed northward from Haiti on Saturday, leaving villagers to mop up, evacuees to return to their tents and most everyone relieved that the country did not suffer what could have been ...

Nov 08, 2010
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Risk of disease rises amid deadly Pakistan floods

(AP) -- Pakistan dispatched medical teams Monday to the deluged northwest amid fears that cholera could spread after the worst floods in the country's history that have already killed up to 1,200 people, ...

Aug 02, 2010
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