The maximum-strength storm made landfall on the Caribbean island of Dominica around 0115 GMT Tuesday with top winds swirling at 160 miles (257 kilometres) per hour, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) says
Some 2,500 homes in Quebec and more than 300 in Ontario have been flooded, and at least 1,500 people have been ordered to evacuate – most of them in the Canadian capital region
PIERREFONDS, Canada (May 9, 2017) — Canada mobilized its army to help thousands of flood victims try to hold back waters and save their homes Monday, May 8 after the worst flood in half a century struck, but authorities were optimistic that rising water levels would soon crest. Continue reading Canada’s army rolls in after devastating floods→
At least 41 are confirmed dead, with 11 others still missing, feared buried in shattered houses or under torrents of mud
MINAMI-ASO, Japan (Apr. 17, 2016) – Rescuers used shovels to dig through mountains of soil Sunday, April 17, as they raced against the threat of more landslides to reach people still trapped by two big earthquakes in Japan.