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November 29, 1905: Colorado River Flood that Created the Salton Sea

November 29, 1905: Colorado River Flood that Created the Salton Sea

Commentary: The flood that filled the Salton Sea began in earnest on November 29, 1905, but it was not a singular event. 994 more words


Wirral Council warns of coastal flooding due to the weekends severe weather

The Met Office have issued weather warnings for this weekend as winds of up to 70mph will batter the region.

This has urged Wirral Council to warn the public that flooding may occur at promenades or surrounding costal roads during high tide. 171 more words


Garland High Water Victim Identified

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GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Garland have identified Benjamin Floyd, 29, of Wylie as the man found dead after he drove his vehicle into high water in Garland this morning. 206 more words


Man & His Dog Rescued From Flood Waters In McKinney

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MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – As rain continues to flood North Texas streets, authorities in McKinney rescued a man and his dog early Friday. 68 more words


Boston comes to a spectacularly sticky End

On 15 January 1919, in Boston’s North End, a viscous tide of molasses flooded the streets, throwing people and horses about, smashing buildings, and even damaging the steel supports of an elevated railway. 496 more words

Odds & Ends

“We’ll all be rooned” said Hanrahan

I came across these couple of pictures of the 1951 flood out towards Jondaryan, and they got me thinking; growing up out west on a station, some of the most unforgettable memories are of the extreme weather events. 314 more words