A fire burns at the flooded plant of French chemical maker Arkema SA after Tropical Storm Harvey passed in Crosby, Texas, U.S. August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Chemical reactions at a flooded Texas factory resulted in a large fire on Friday sending thick black smoke hundreds of feet into the air. It's the second blaze in as many days at the factory northeast...
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The company had earlier said an explosion or fire was inevitable.
An alligator sanctuary in southeast Texas says it is on the lookout for escaped gators.
Flooding swamped backup generators, and volatile chemicals are getting warm enough to ignite. "There's no way to prevent it," the CEO said.
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An alligator sanctuary in southeast Texas says it's on high alert as rising floodwaters risk the escape of roughly 350 gators. Workers at Gator Country in Beaumont have been busy patrolling the watery...
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The death toll from heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan has risen to 15, officials said, as rescue workers reached isolated villages where at least 14 others are missing and feared dead. Heavy r...
The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has risen to 122, with the country appealing for international assistance. The state-run disaster management centre...
It's an unimaginable loss for the 17-year-old.
Cockatoos, turtles and the little lorikeet that could (we hope).
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'Stephanie is a hero and the police have confirmed this.'
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Residents will still be getting around in tinnies for a few days yet.
The Fitzroy River is expected to peak at 9 metres on Thursday morning.
You can't keep a good Aussie down.
The floods have so far claimed the lives of three people.
In an ideal situation, the RSPCA advises taking your dogs and cats with you when evacuating.
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"The vehicle was submerged and the water... had reached the roof."
Thousands have been evacuated and hundreds left stranded.
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It's going to be a long night for a lot of people around the border region.
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75 people have been killed and tens of thousands are homeless.
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Some communities have been cut off for days.
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The 11-year-old had been playing in stormwater with his brother and some friends.
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All three occupants of the vehicle are safe while six people, including a baby, remain missing.
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A Japanese tourist remains trapped and two others have been rescued after their car washed off a causeway at the flooded Hugh Creek near Alice Springs, Northern Territory Police say. "Two people have...
A massive Christmas night storm and heavy rain that has sparked damaging flash floods in Central Australia is being described as a once-in-a-half-century weather event by the Bureau of Meteorology (BO...
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Authorities in the area say they have made over 200 swift water rescues during the storm.
About 350 people in Victoria's northeast can return to their homes.
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An estimated 30,000 homes have been destroyed.
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Malcolm Turnbull also stressed the importance of renewed mitigation measures.
Major flooding is set to hit the NSW town of Forbes.
A severe weather warning for heavy rainfall remains in place for Sydney and the central coast. However, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, the worst of the rain should now have passed. It's expec...
"The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking."
So far, at least six people have died in the floods.
The rescue is one of thousands that's taken place amid "unprecedented" flooding in Louisiana, the governor said.