Death toll now at 7 as choppers search for hundreds missing after Colorado floods

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Two more people were confirmed Monday to have been killed in Colorado’s disastrous flooding, raising the death toll to seven as the largest civilian helicopter mission since Hurricane Katrina scoured the state in hope of reaching hundreds of people still stranded.

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'We were lucky to get out': Scores of people unaccounted for in Colorado flooding

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Authorities worked to track down residents in saturated Colorado mountain towns on Saturday, where authorities confirmed the death toll at four and feared that more may be stuck without food, water or power.

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Fourth body found in Colorado flooding amid rescues

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At least four people have been killed in record floods that ravaged Colorado and prompted the governor to call in the National Guard to evacuate hundreds of people feared stranded in a town outside Boulder.

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3 dead, downtown Calgary off-limits, more flooding possible in western Canada

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At least three people were killed by floodwaters that devastated much of southern Alberta, leading authorities to evacuate the western Canadian city of Calgary’s entire downtown.

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Three killed, dozens rescued in Australia floods

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Three people were reported to have been killed and dozens more were plucked from roofs and marooned cars in dramatic air rescues in northeastern Australia on Monday as severe floods swept through two states, inundating thousands of homes.  

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Snow, rain and winds hit Northeast as deadly winter storm continues

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A winter storm that has caused destruction and holiday travel disruption across the central United States swept into the Northeast early Thursday, where it was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow, drenching rain and possible flooding.

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It appears beaches are back after Grand Canyon flooding

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Sandy beaches have reappeared more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) downstream of Glen Canyon Dam, an early measure of success for a massive flood last week designed to rebuild habitat along the Colorado River in the iconic Grand Canyon.

Venice sees highest tide since December 2010

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A general view toward St. Mark’s Basin is seen during the high water on Nov. 11, in Venice, Italy. More than 70% of Venice has been been left flooded after the historic town was hit by an unexpected and exceptionally high tide. The sea level rose very quickly to 150 centimeters due to strong southerly winds and heavy rain.

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Waiting, wading and mourning in flood-stricken Philippines, as death toll hits 60

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AP reports — Philippine disaster officials were shifting Friday from rescue work to a massive clean-up of the capital following nonstop rains that left tons of muck and debris from floods littering the city.

The torrential monsoon rains that began Sunday left at least 60 people dead in the worst flooding in Manila since 2009. More than half of the sprawling metropolis of 12 million was submerged at the peak of the floods, and schools and offices closed for days.

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Widespread flooding continues in Manila

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From Reuters:  MANILA - Heavy rains pounded the Philippines capital on Wednesday, prompting a new danger alert as emergency workers rushed food, water and clothes to almost one million people through streets turned into rivers after 11 straight days of monsoon downpour.

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Debby’s devastation: Thousands of damaged homes, roads in storm’s aftermath

msnbc.com news staff and news service reports — Flooding from Tropical Depression Debby damaged thousands of homes, washed out roads, opened up sinkholes and closed a section of Interstate 10 — the state’s main east-west highway.

Water was up to the roofs at some homes in low lying areas of Live Oak, Fla., on Wednesday. Several feet of water remained around businesses in downtown near the courthouse and many roads were impassable.

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Tropical Storm Debby floods neighborhoods, forces evacuations

Reuters reports: Tropical Storm Debby weakened as it drifted eastward over Florida on Tuesday, dumping more rain on flooded areas and sending thousands of people fleeing from rising rivers.

After stalling in the Gulf of Mexico, the storm was finally moving but was expected to take two more days to finish its wet slog across Florida.

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Two-thirds of Thailand flooded — including 108 temples: Epic monsoon rains and typhoons have battered a vast swath of Asia relentlessly this year, killing hundreds of people from the Philippines to India and inflicting billions of dollars in damage over the last four months. Thailand is among the hardest hit; the floods here are the worst in half a century, claiming more than 280 lives since late July.

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