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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  • Social News Headlines 4/7 - VietNamNet Bridge
    Mentioning the risk of ... of 6MW, helping to raise ... village scaring many that their homes might ... to the steering committees for flood ...
    07/3/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • Cape zoning at odds with new flood rules - Cape Cod Online
    ... subject to flooding and wave damage during the most severe storms. ... be more homeowners who must raise their homes above what is known as ...
    06/30/2014 - 8:16 am | View Link
  • In NJ's back bay communities, flooding concerns continue after Sandy - New Jersey Online
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  • Flood insurance coverage can vary; misunderstandings are everywhere after recent storms
    Experts note that flood insurance covers many, but not all, types of losses. The Ohio Insurance Institute recommends a careful review of policies to avoid discovering too late that damage is not ... any home is eligible. Homes, according to maps, where ...
    05/23/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Storms raise risk of burgeoning waters
    "This all has to lead to an increase in flood behavior," said David Vallee ... The forum speakers noted how, unlike tornados or other catastrophic weather, the damage from floods can be mapped and somewhat mitigated. But floods, the speakers said, will ...
    04/14/2014 - 3:22 pm | View Link
  • Storms raise havoc, Rome in turmoil
    A mudslide engulfed makeshift homes in the capital where six Roma were ... The highest-ever acqua alta came during the great flood of 1966, at 194 cm, when waters caused huge damage. Levels of 120-130 cm above sea level are quite common in Venice, which ...
    01/31/2014 - 7:06 am | View Link
  • Aerial views show shocking scale of damage as Britain endures worst winter storms for 20 YEARS and braces for more flooding
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    01/5/2014 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • UK storms: Communities face more disruption
    The Isle of Portland, once home to the Royal Navy and Olympic sailing events, knows its coastline only too well and the damage the sea can do. Sirens are in place which raise the alarm ... urged people to check the flood risk in their area via its website ...
    01/3/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Storm
    A storm is any disturbed state of an environment or astronomical body's atmosphere especially affecting its surface, and strongly implying severe weather. It may be ...
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    07/18/2014 - 7:25 am | View Website
  • Surging Seas: Sea level rise analysis by Climate Central
    Global warming has raised global sea level about 8" since 1880, and the rate of rise is accelerating. Rising seas dramatically increase the odds of damaging floods ...
    07/18/2014 - 5:38 am | View Website
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