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Could robots protect us in the surf?

Imagine there's a flock of aerial robots searching for a lost hiker. They have to cover a large area of remote bush and a central commander won't work because they're so spread out.

13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France

At least 13 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France on Monday, prompting some of the deadliest flooding in years, officials said.

Flood death toll in India's Kerala jumps to 164

The death toll from major floods in India's tourist hotspot Kerala has jumped to 164, state chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Friday, issuing a fresh heavy rainfall warning for the battered region.

Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

The death toll from record downpours in Japan jumped to at least 20, with more than 1.9 million people ordered to evacuate on Saturday, as heavy rain continued to strike large areas in the west of the country.

SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units

SmokeBot is a robot developed to assist fire services and rescue units in deployments under critical conditions. It collects data about accident and disasters situations with extremely limited visibility, effectively improving ...

Some Texans defy evacuation, ride out storm at home

Even when water began rushing in under their front doors, several residents in Orange, Texas defied calls to evacuate, including Lonnie and Missy Givens, who stayed home despite mega-storm Harvey turning their community upside ...

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