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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    “I will say, I am surprised at the level of investment and the level of risk people choose ... with insurance requirements in flood hazard zones,” Shannon says. Last year, the state approved $14 million to repair and raise the highway to an elevation ...
    08/16/2017 - 6:29 pm | View Link
  • Tampa Bay’s coming storm
    A Boston firm that analyzes potential catastrophic damage reported that the region would lose $175 billion in a storm the size of Hurricane Katrina. A World Bank study called Tampa Bay one of the 10 most at-risk ... low their homes are in a flood zone ...
    07/28/2017 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • Flood threat to mount as severe storms lash midwestern US into late week
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    07/18/2017 - 10:46 pm | View Link
  • NSW storms: wild weather wreaks havoc across state
    The Bureau of Meteorology says the east coast low was losing strength as it moves off the coast, but a big swell and king tides will raise the risk ... homes without power * Significant livestock losses at dairy farms along the Mersey river 3.27pm:Damage ...
    06/6/2016 - 2:36 am | View Link
  • UK storms Desmond & Eva loss estimate up to £1.2bn ($1.8bn): PwC
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    12/29/2015 - 11:42 pm | View Link
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    08/15/2017 - 1:14 pm | View Website
  • Homeowners & Renters Hurricane Insurance Coverage ...
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    08/14/2017 - 1:20 am | View Website
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    Projections, analysis, comparisons, and downloadable data and local reports about coastal flood and sea level threats to people, property and infrastructure.
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