Severe weather effecting travel across the United States

Backed up: Emergency personnel respond to an accident on southbound Interstate 43 (I-43) south of Mequon Rd near the N. Port Washington Rd overpass in Mequon, Wisconsin on Sunday

Backed up: Emergency personnel respond to an accident on southbound Interstate 43 (I-43) south of Mequon Rd near the N. Port Washington Rd overpass in Mequon, Wisconsin on Sunday

Travel chaos hits the East Coast: 5,500 flights are canceled as deadly ice storm that dumped a foot of snow over weekend barrels north

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Storm warning for parts of UK as floods and heavy winds expected

A man with an umbrella in the rain

Heavy rains are expected in the south of Britain this weekend. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

South and south-east could experience 80mph winds and severe flooding on Sunday night, say weather forecasters

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Monsoon Floods Kill 13 in India

Buses stand stranded as people wade through a flooded road after heavy rains in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)


AHMADABAD, India — Officials say monsoon flooding has left 13 people dead in the west Indian state of Gujarat where thousands of people took shelter in state-run camps this week.

Nitin Patel, a state government spokesman, says the deaths were caused by house collapses, electrocution and swirling flood waters sweeping people away.

With heavy rains and flooding abating, nearly 12,000 of 17,000 people left state-run relief camps for their homes in one the worst-hit districts of Bharuch, district official Avantika Singh said Friday.

An Indian motorist tries to balance himself as a bus drives past him on a flooded road following heavy rains in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Roads and railway links are also being restored in the districts of Bharuch, Vadodara and Surat, said Patel.

In June, India experienced some of its worst monsoon flooding in the northern state of Uttarakhand, where more than 6,000 people died, including Hindu pilgrims visiting temples.

Typhoon Man-yi Lashes Japan; Thousands Evacuate


(TWC) TOKYO — A powerful typhoon lashed Japan with torrential rain Monday, leaving two dead as it damaged homes and flooded parts of the country’s popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters.

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Hurricane, tropical storm blamed for at least 12 more deaths in Mexico

Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel have been pummeling the country on its eastern and western coasts even before either has made landfall.


A family wades through a flooded street in Acapulco following the passage of Tropical Storm Manuel on Sunday.       PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images

(AP) ACAPULCO, Mexico — Flooding and landslides unleashed by Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel have claimed at least a dozen lives even before the weather systems had made landfall on the country’s east and west coasts.

In the southern Pacific Coast state of Guerrero, rains unleashed by Manuel resulted in the deaths of six people when their SUV lost control on a highway headed for the tourist resort of Acapulco.

 Another five people died in landslides in Guerrero and Puebla states, while the collapse of a fence killed another person in Acapulco.

Evacuate! Rain and floods pound Colorado as authorities warn thousands to flee

Flooding that has already killed three people is growing worse, destroying buildings and trapping residents. The rain has developed flood waters in an area nearly 130 miles wide.


Flood water shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue next to the Cliff House in Manitou Springs, Colo.                        Michael Ciaglo/AP

Friday, September 13, 2013, 7:09 AM

SOURCE  (AP) LYONS, Colo. — With rain still falling and the flood threat still real, authorities called on thousands more people in the inundated city of Boulder and a mountain hamlet to evacuate as a nearby creeks rose to dangerous levels.

The late-night reports from Boulder and the village of Eldorado Springs came as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of people cut off by flooding in Colorado mountain communities, while residents in the Denver area and other downstream communities were warned to stay off flooded streets.

The towns of Lyons, Jamestown and others in the Rocky Mountain foothills have been isolated by flooding and without power or telephone since rain hanging over the region all week intensified late Wednesday and early Thursday.

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Flash flood warnings from Gulf Coast to Ohio Valley

An empty car is submerged in a flooded area of the parking lot of The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. on Friday.   Uncredited / AP


By Ian Johnston, Staff Writer, NBC News

Flood and flash flood warning were issued Saturday for a vast area stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Ohio Valley.

The National Weather Service said thunderstorms and rain was expected to continue for the affected area for Saturday.

“Some of the showers and thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rain, continuing the threat of flash flooding,” it said.

“Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible with localized heavier amounts at times. Remember, Turn Around Don’t Drown,” it added.

Flash Flood Watch for Arizona

Tropical Storm Ivo expected to bring Arizona rain

Tropical Storm Ivo expected to bring Ariz. rain


Posted on August 25, 2013 at 6:46 AM

Updated today at 11:42 AM


PHOENIX (AP) — Parts of Arizona are expected to be hit with scattered severe storms this weekend, with possible flooding thanks to moisture from Tropical Storm Ivo in the Pacific, forecasters said.

The state saw storms Saturday afternoon with periods of heavy rain.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for much of Arizona on Sunday because of the severe storms. The flash-flood watch runs from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday and includes all of Yavapai County, as well as the entire northwest quadrant of the state. The region could see a couple of inches of rain by Monday, with heavier amounts in localized areas, said Megan Schwitzer of the National Weather Service office in Flagstaff.

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Severe Flooding in Delaware


Persistent moderate to heavy rainfall has led to significant flooding in Delaware on Friday afternoon.

Our Severe Weather Expert Dr. Greg Forbes says that a small area of low pressure has contributed to the heavy rain in Delaware and adjacent parts of southern New Jersey, Maryland and southeast Pennsylvania. More than four inches of rain has been reported in Sussex County, Del. In addition to cars being trapped in high water, we’ve also seen some reports of water rescues in the region.

The photos below from social media show flooding in Delaware’s capital city of Dover.

@weatherchannel This is also Dover, DE. Ironically, it’s on Water Street. Photo from the @Doverpost

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