Natural disasters

June 25, 2017 - 12:29 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night. The fire near the town of Brian Head is 8 percent contained and has destroyed at least 13 homes, fire officials said. About 1,000 firefighters and support personnel...
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In this Saturday, June 24, 2017 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province. Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found bodies, but more than 100 people remained missing. (Jiang Hongjing/Xinhua via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 8:48 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and dogs to look...
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Emergency personnel work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said.(Chinatopix via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 7:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and dogs to look for...
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Standing water still remains in some parts of town after tropical storm Cindy brought heavy rain to the area, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Leakesville, Miss. Flash flood watches are in effect until early Saturday in north central Tennessee, all of Kentucky and most of West Virginia as the remnants of a tropical storm head deeper inland. Others are in effect in the Mississippi and Ohio valleys. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
June 24, 2017 - 1:22 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy are covering timberland and fields across the rural Deep South, but the sun has peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst is over. Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the Chickasawhay River was out of its banks near the...
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June 24, 2017 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Weather officials have confirmed that a tornado touched down in Pennsylvania during Friday's storms, causing some property damage but no reported injuries. The National Weather Service reports that the EF-1 tornado touched down shortly before 3:30 p.m. Friday near Lone Pine...
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Emergency personnel and local people work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said.(Chinatopix via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 5:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a...
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Emergency personnel and earthmoving equipment work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. (Chinatopix via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 2:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — More than 100 people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. The landslide from a mountain engulfed a cluster of more than 40 homes and a hotel in the...
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June 23, 2017 - 10:27 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A county government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes are feared buried by a landslide that crashed into their homes. The government of Mao county in Sichuan province says the landslide from a mountain fell onto the village of Xinmo at about 6 a.m. Saturday...
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Britt Singletary walks down Brandon James Drive to his car parked outside the Wells Ferry Landing subdivision in Biloxi, Miss., on Friday, June 23, 2017. Rivers across South Mississippi are above flood stage after several days of heavy rain from Tropical Storm Cindy. (John Fitzhugh/The Sun Herald via AP)
June 23, 2017 - 4:19 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rain bands spinning off of Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the Southeast and into the Midwest on Friday, triggering scattered flash flood warnings in several states including West Virginia, whose residents are still recovering from deadly floods one...
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Wth a rising tide, strong southerly winds from Tropical Depression Cindy lash the lakefront Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Mandeville, La. (David Grunfeld/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
June 23, 2017 - 2:02 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday, prompting flash flood warnings from the Mississippi valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its path to keep a wary eye on the large storm system. Heavy rains are expected...
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