Scores of people have been killed in devastating flooding and landslides in Nepal and India. Parts of the region are experiencing some of the heaviest post-monsoon rains in years. Rescue efforts have begun, but the damage is already immense.
Japanese officials warned that a “grave disaster” may occur as heavy downpour continues. Nearly 70,000 people were asked to evacuate in the Hiroshima prefecture. At least one person died and tens of thousands of people were told to evacuate as “unprecedented” levels of torrential rain hit western Japan on Friday, authorities said. “There is a possibility that a graveContinue reading “Japan: ‘Unprecedented’ rains trigger evacuation in Hiroshima”
During the dog days of summer Northeast Ohioans look for some relief in the refreshing waters of Lake Erie. “It’s a beautiful day, you know we just want to come out and have a good time,” said beachgoer Sherrie Stanley. But on Sunday, heavy morning rain got in the way causing a combination of stormwaterContinue reading “No swimming at Cleveland-area beach after 285,000 gallons of combined sewage flows into Lake Erie”