Storms Damage Homes, Raise Flood Risk Across South

Storms damage homes, raise flood risk across South

Officials in Drew County are going house-to-house in and around Monticello, Ark., where numerous trees were blown onto trailers ...

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  • Warragamba Dam wall to be raised to avoid catastrophic flood event - Brisbane Times
    ... due to severe storms, the ... flood would cause damage ... employees at risk, destroying 6500 homes and ... flood forecasting and integrate ...
    06/16/2016 - 10:04 am | View Link
  • Too risky? Insurance get-out clause - Sydney Morning Herald
    ... beachfront homes ... walls, upping the risk of ... properties could also raise ... of a set definition of "flood" would be a ... and ...
    06/6/2016 - 12:57 pm | View Link
  • Too risky? Home owners may be left stranded - Brisbane Times
    ... beachfront homes ... walls, upping the risk of ... properties could also raise ... of a set definition of "flood" would be a ... and ...
    06/6/2016 - 11:27 am | View Link
  • Sydney storms: Beachfront homeowners deprived of adequate insurance ... - Sydney Morning Herald
    ... beachfront homes ... walls, upping the risk of ... properties could also raise ... of a set definition of "flood" would be a ... and ...
    06/6/2016 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • ROLLING UPDATES: SES gives South Lismore the all clear - Daily Mercury News
    Fatal wild weather along Australia's eastern seaboard - ABC Online
    06/6/2016 - 5:13 am | View Link
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  • Flood Insurance Reform Needed In Wake Of Historic Storms
    rather than taking more time out beforehand to mitigate the scale of the damage. This puts consumers, businesses, property owners around the country and taxpayers at risk. Our problems start in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the federal ...
    06/23/2016 - 5:45 pm | View Link
  • Brutal weather smashes the east coast AGAIN: Thousands of homes without power in Queensland as flash flooding hits
    Earlier on Sunday, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a flood watch for southern and central Queensland, saying rivers in those areas could reach minor flood levels, and was also warning of possible, localised flash flooding. After doing damage across ...
    06/19/2016 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • $90 billion worth of housing in Australia could be at risk from extreme events like Sydney's storms
    The research paper notes: Homes are being built, bought and sold in locations with exposure to weather and climate-related risks, particularly flood, storm surge ... to very high premiums if the risk of costly damage is high. Kate MacKenzie, investment ...
    06/6/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Flash flood risk to accompany severe storms from Texas to Missouri, Georgia
    Some of the storms can cause property damage and flash ... produce downpours that raise another concern for the flood-ravaged lower Mississippi Valley. Flood water swamps I-10 on Louisiana border with Texas The greatest risk from flooding will be in ...
    03/20/2016 - 8:51 am | View Link
  • More storms, less drizzle
    According to the Environment Agency, 3.8m properties in England are at risk from surface-water flows, compared with 2.4m from rivers and the sea. Insurance claims for damage caused ... find ways to make homes and infrastructure more flood-proof, argues ...
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  • Surging Seas: Sea level rise analysis by Climate Central
    Projections, analysis, comparisons, and downloadable data and local reports about coastal flood and sea level threats to people, property and infrastructure.
    06/26/2016 - 10:21 am | View Website
  • House we are under contract to buy is in a high-risk flood ...
    If the Flood Determination states you are in any "A" flood zones, you will be required to get flood insurance. If an elevation study is done and you find the ...
    06/26/2016 - 9:52 am | View Website
  • Flood Information « Borough of Seaside Park, Ocean County ...
    Know Your Flood Hazard. The Borough of Seaside Park has undertaken a program to reduce flood insurance premiums in Seaside Park by participating in the National Flood ...
    06/26/2016 - 9:38 am | View Website
  • FloodSafe Information
    FloodSafe Information. Flooding is an issue for a large number of residents in the Parish and will continue to affect the day to day decisions we make.
    06/24/2016 - 9:04 am | View Website
  • Texarkana Gazette | Texarkana Breaking News
    The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas.
    06/24/2016 - 8:43 am | View Website
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