User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: May 27 2015 02:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Obama offers federal help for Texas flood recovery 27.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Death toll rises to at least 10 in Texas, Oklahoma floods; thousands displaced 27.5.2015 LA Times: Commentary
Severe storms pummeled central and southeast Texas late Monday and early Tuesday, the latest devastation from a weekend storm system that spawned tornadoes and widespread flooding in major cities, killed at least 10 people in the state and Oklahoma and displaced thousands of residents. 
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Frantic phone call as family, friends swept away by violent Texas floodwaters 26.5.2015 Washington Post
As violent thunderstorms lashed central Texas on Saturday night and floodwaters rose to the highest levels the state has ever seen, Austin resident Julie Shields got a frightening phone call from her sister Laura.Read full article ...
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After massive storms in Oklahoma and Texas, at least nine killed and 30 people missing 26.5.2015 Washington Post
Pounding storms in Oklahoma and Texas over the holiday weekend left at least nine people dead and 30 people missing, according to city and state officials.In addition, thousands of structures were damaged in the storms, scores of people were forced to flee their homes and tens of thousands of people were left without power as these storms ravaged the region.Read full article ...
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Deadly storm hits Texas and Oklahoma 26.5.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
A deadly storm hits Texas and Oklahoma.
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Epic Texas rainfall floods parts of Houston, Austin, Dallas; thousands displaced 26.5.2015 LA Times: Nation
Severe storms pummeled central and southeast Texas late Monday and early Tuesday, the latest devastation from a weekend storm system that spawned tornadoes and widespread flooding in major cities, killed at least eight people in the state and Oklahoma and displaced thousands of residents. 
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Student council president dies on way home from prom 26.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Alyssa Renee Ramirez, 18, died in flooding while coming home from her senior prom at Devine High School in Texas.
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Texas flooding: storms inundate roads and leave thousands without power 26.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

With at least four people reported dead and eight missing, Texas residents survey the damage, as the week’s forecast predicts second onslaught of storms

Texas was again pounded by storms on Monday night, causing severe flooding in Austin and Houston and prompting the National Weather Service to declare a flash flood emergency for Harris County in the south-eastern part of the state.

Related: Texas flash floods cause death and destruction - in pictures

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12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home 26.5.2015 Seattle Times: Nation & World
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms that dumped record […]
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Texas flooding overwhelms popular bed-and-breakfast region 26.5.2015 AP National
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- The vacation house where two families were to spend Memorial Day weekend was already gone, swept down the swollen Blanco River, when Carissa Smith's husband arrived....
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At Least 5 Are Dead As Storms, Flooding Ravage Texas, Oklahoma 26.5.2015 NPR News
From Houston to Dallas and into Oklahoma torrential rains led to violent floods, which killed at least five and left 12 missing in Texas. The bad news? More rain is in the forecast.
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The Latest on flooding: Houston floodwaters strand motorists 26.5.2015 Seattle Times: Local
7:10 a.m. High water and flooding made driving impossible for many travelers in the Houston area, even those on the city’s major highways. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1IXzG1X ) reports Tuesday morning that no injuries have been reported but that dozens of vehicles are stranded in high water throughout the city. Houston METRO announced that the […]
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12 missing in 'massive' Texas flooding; 4 others dead 26.5.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge ...
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At least 8 dead as storms, flooding ravage Texas, Okla. 26.5.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Weekend storms dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, caused major flooding and spawned tornadoes.
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Record Rainfall in Plains, Midwest Kills Four 26.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US
At least four people were killed and thousands displaced from their homes after record rainfall caused heavy flooding in the south-central U.S. this weekend, with more severe storms expected into Monday night.
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Mexico and US lashed by storms, leaving at least 17 dead 26.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Texas and Oklahoma hit hard by tornado and flash floods, with thousands of Texans forced from their homes

At least 17 people have died in Mexico and the US after extreme weather lashed regions along the border over the weekend and into Monday.

A tornado that struck Ciudad Acuña on the Mexican side of the border killed 13 as it destroyed homes and flung cars against buildings.

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Texas suffers devastating flash flooding - video 26.5.2015 Guardian: Environment
Three people are dead and 12 reported missing after massive flash flooding in parts of Texas. The floods were caused by tornadoes, heavy rainfall and thunderstorms over the weekend. Meteorologists said soil was saturated from heavy rainfall over the past three weeks, leading to the floods. Thousands have been forced to evacuate or were stranded on rooftops while some homes were completely washed away Continue reading...
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N.E. Colo. flood threat eases 26.5.2015 Durango Herald
STERLING – The flood threat in northeastern Colorado has eased for now, but Logan County residents are being asked to remain alert because of additional storms expected during the week.Residents braced for another possible round of flooding Sunday afternoon because of expected heavy rain, but Logan County emergency management...
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Mexico tornado kills 13 people in Ciudad Acuna on US border 26.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

President to visit city where twister touched left seven-block area ‘devastated’, with three infants among those killed

A tornado raged through a city on the US-Mexico border on Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars and ripping an infant from its mother’s arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

The twister hit Ciudad Acuna, a city of 125,000 across from Del Rio, Texas. Rescue workers were afterwards digging through the rubble of damaged homes in a race to find victims.

Related: Texas governor: flooding had 'tsunami-type power' as 12 remain missing

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13 dead in tornado strike 26.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
In six seconds, a tornado ripped through the border city of Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, with a ferocity that officials said hasn't been witnessed in more than 100 years.
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