Huda Akram is a doctor based in Benghazi, Libya, whose family hails from Derna. She spoke to NPR on Wednesday, describing the harrowing scenes and what is happening now.
President Biden approved Vermont's emergency declaration Tuesday morning as rescue teams in that state braced for more rain and flooding from a storm that left a trail of damage across the Northeast.
The states — from the Gulf Coast, the West and Midwest — along with dozens of municipalities are trying to block rate hikes under the National Flood Insurance Program.
Millions of dead fish have been found dead in an Australian river due to dangerously low oxygen levels in the water caused by receding flood waters, government officials said.
Experts predict the Pearl River near Jackson will crest by Tuesday. Emergency officials are telling people in low-lying areas to prepare for flooding of homes and businesses.
Models used to predict flooding are based on long-term, historical records that do not reflect changes to the climate over the past decade, scientists say..
Parts of Sydney's 5 million people are facing a fourth flooding emergency in less than a year and a half after torrential rain caused dams to overflow and waterways to break their banks.
Most Americans have recently been affected by extreme weather and support efforts to protect against future disasters, a new survey finds. And many people suffer long-term financial problems.
As heavy rain swept through Georgia over the weekend, parts of the state experienced severe weather. National Weather Service Meteorologist Pete Wolf...