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Singapore: Issues surrounding the flash floods in Singapore last month, the errant parking of shared bicycles and a money-for-love dating platform will be on the agenda when Parliament sits on Monday (Feb 5). Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam will also be making a ministerial statement ...
A Schaumburg high school graduate remains the subject of a search on the island of Hawaii after she and a hiking companion were carried away by a flash flood last Friday, officials said. Kelly Mrowinski attended Schaumburg High school from 2004 to 2007 and is now employed as a traveling nurse by ...

The search for Schaumburg native and traveling nurse Kelly Mrowinski in Hawaii is set to end Friday evening, exactly one week after her being swept away by a flash flood was reported to authorities. After that, officials will simply wait to see if the discovery of either her or her body is reported, said Alan ...
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau through Friday afternoon. Bands of heavy showers and a few thunderstorms will continue on Oahu and Kauai tonight and Friday. These bands are expected to be slow moving. In addition to the flash flood watch, ...
FOX 32 NEWS - It's been nearly a week since a Chicago-area nurse went missing while out on a hike in Hawaii. She was hiking with a friend when heavy rain upstream caused a flash flood event and the pair were both swept away in the Wailuku River. The man escaped and called for help. "I'm familiar ...
Singapore - An unusually high tide is expected on Saturday (Feb 3), and this may increase the chances of flash flooding in the case of heavy rain as drain levels are affected by tides, water agency PUB said in an advisory on Friday. Tide levels of 3m and above are considered higher than normal, PUB ...

THE breathtaking supermoon sparked a wave of floods across England leaving some commuters travelling in waist deep waters. Floodwater was pictured along the east coast after 37 official flood alerts were launched, in response to "expected" reports of very high tides. Motorists struggled to battle the high ...
Part of the Sungai Buloh Jaya Industrial Park that was inundated during a flash flood. ... SUNGAI Buloh Jaya (SB Jaya) Industrial Park residents want the local council to investigate the frequent flash floods in the area. Mohsin Achmed, who works at a shop there, said there were six flash floods last year.
"The overland flow from the storm exceeded the capacity of the roadside drains, causing the flash flood on the road," said PUB, adding that Seletar North Link saw a similar flood last December. PUB also said it was in the process of constructing two temporary drains to alleviate flooding in the area, one of ...
Tanjong Pagar, Boon Lay, Outram hit with flash floods; PUB says areas are known hot spots ... Singapore - Heavy rain caused flash floods in Craig Road, Outram Road and the junction of Jalan Boon Lay and International Road on Wednesday (Jan 24) with high flood risk ... flash flood at Craig Road.
While the response to flooding was immediate and swift, Erwin stated that the real worry was the flash freezing warning that occured after the flash flood had begun receding. Erwin said that while the roads are still wet, workers had trouble pretreating it for ice. "In these kinds of situations, we have to pay ...
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- A driver who rode a wave of muddy water down a twisting street in his car during a Southern California flood said Thursday he is lucky to be alive. "I just got pushed down the side of a hill by a wall of water and mud," Desionne Franklin said in an Instagram video after Tuesday's ...
flash flood warnings are in effect. rain comes down on Great Barrington's Main Street at midday on Friday. flash flood warnings are in effect. flash flood warnings came out over emergency alerts in South County this morning. Residents are advised to stay out of flood areas, and drive carefully. Officials and laborers from ...
A formal flash flood warning has been issued for Berkshire County on Friday as heavy rain moves into the region. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported a flash flood warning in the area until 4:45 p.m. Forecasters have warned of possible flooding on Friday due to a combination of ...
SILVER CREEK -- Route 5, a main artery into Silver Creek, was reopened to traffic at around 11 a.m. Thursday after heavy equipment was used to break up ice jams in Walnut Creek that threatened to cause flooding in the village. A flash flood warning was issued at 8:11 a.m. Thursday for Silver Creek ...
A man in Montecito, Southern California, has captured a video of the dramatic moment a flash flood swept through the street outside his home, as he shouted at a motorist to drive away to safety. Marco Farrell, recorded the deluge of brown, muddy water come crashing past his home, dragging debris from ...
Montana is more likely to see large scale debris runoffs and flash floods because of so many major wildfires last summer. Those fires burned off trees and other organic forest material that typically absorb rain. The National Weather Service worked with the Forest Service and Missoula County officials to survey the potential ...

A man filmed the dramatic moment a flash flood hit his home in Montecito, California, on Tuesday, January 9, as the town endured storms and mudslides. Marco Farrell captured the water, carrying mud and debris, cascading down the road as he stood on his driveway. In the footage, just before the water ...
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - California authorities say 100 single-family homes were destroyed in the flash-floods that struck the coastal enclave of Montecito and adjacent areas of Santa Barbara County. A county statement Wednesday says an additional 300 homes were damaged. Eight commercial ...
Drivers who cannot open the car door during a flash flood should try to escape by breaking the window, added Mr Oh. Drivers should also call for a tow truck immediately after abandoning their vehicles in a flash flood, the experts said. This is to avoid causing a congestion on the roads when the water ...
The works are expected to be completed by March next year, and when finished, water will be discharged more quickly, reducing the chance of flash floods. The agency is, however, looking into what caused the flash flood in Tampines Avenue 12, although preliminary results did not show any obstructions ...
Singapore - Heavy rain is expected over many areas in Singapore on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 9) into the evening, national water agency PUB said, quoting the National Environment Agency (NEA). Rain is expected from 4.15pm to 5.15pm, PUB said on its social media channels at 3.40pm. It said in an ...
A record deep-freeze in the United States, severe flash floods in Singapore, a blistering heatwave in Sydney, record low temperatures in normally balmy Bangladesh and a severe cold snap across large parts of China. And now blizzards in Hokkaido, while Tokyo basks in unusually warm weather.
The first flash flood occurred at 8.30am and all the floods subsided by 10.30am. PUB said the flash floods lasted 15 minutes to an hour, and were reported in nine locations: Tampines Avenue 12, Upper Changi Road/Bedok North Avenue 4, Bedok Road/Upper Changi Road East, Arumugam Road, Sims ...
In the San Francisco Bay Area and much of Southern California, about 15 million people are under a flash-flood warning. While the rain is a welcome sight for many, it can spur dangerous mudslides and debris flows in burn-scarred areas, often with little warning. The rain will be at its most intense Monday ...
MIRI: Faulty drainage is said to be a key factor contributing to recurring flash floods hitting Kampung Sealine Atas at Lutong here. Many houses there are under several feet of floodwater, following the downpour that had persisted since Friday. "This problem occurred many times last year - now after it has ...
Forecasters warn rainfall could trigger flash floods and mudslides in areas that burned during October's wildfires as another storm moves into the region. Showers are expected to begin Monday ... The flash flood watch remains in effect until Monday night. The National Weather Service also issued a ...
The New Orleans area is under a flash flood watch until Monday evening (Jan. 8) due to a strengthening upper level system that will temporarily slow down as it tracks through south Louisiana. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible, according to the National Weather Service. The flash flood ...
A flash flood watch and wind watch go into effect Monday afternoon, according the National Weather Service, and burn areas are most at risk. NWS reports the watches will extend through Tuesday evening. Experts have predicted heavy rain, strong winds, and possible flash floods, adding that mud and ...
A soggy start to 2018 will continue for the Bay Area as a new storm system is slated to bring widespread downpours and gusty winds beginning late Sunday and extending through Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. The incoming storm has prompted a flash flood watch in the North Bay ...
(Chris Detrick | Tribune file photo) Visitors take pictures and hike around Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in 2016. By Tom Wharton. · 1 day ago. Few things are more frustrating to a visitor than looking forward to seeing a famous place but not being able to get there. That has been the case at the ...
With a winter storm forecast to hit southern Santa Barbara County next week, county officials say the threat of a flash flood in areas near the Thomas Fire is 10 times greater than before the fire. A community meeting to address fire damage, recovery, and flood preparedness is planned for Monday, Jan. 8 at 5 ...
Kingston, Jamaica-- The Meteorological Service has downgraded the flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary and Portland to a flash flood watch until 5:00pm today. It has extended the flash flood watch for low lying and flood prone areas of St Thomas, ...
A flash flood warning means flooding has been reported or will occur shortly. Motorists and pedestrians should not attempt to cross flooded roadways or other low-lying areas as strong currents are likely. Residents in low-lying areas should be on the alert for rising waters and be ready to move quickly to ...
"(When) these artificial dams were not able to withstand the pressure anymore, flash floods came down from the mountains," said Mina Marasigan, spokeswoman for The Philippines National disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Carmen Golez, a teacher at Lala National high school, the ...
The obstruction of an earth drain by a construction access road led to the flash flood at Tampines Avenue 12 on Jan 8. (Photo: PUB) ... Tampines Avenue 12 was among nine locations in the eastern part of Singapore that experienced flash floods due to intense rainfall last week. PUB shared that the other ...
(Los Angeles) -- Officials say about 21,000 people have been evacuated from neighborhoods beneath hillsides laid bare by California's largest-ever wildfire and other recent blazes as a storm raises fears of flash floods and debris flows. Robert Lewin, director of the Santa Barbara County Office of ...
In a series of tweets from 9.20am, national water agency PUB warned of flash floods at Jalan Nipah, at the junctions of Sims Avenue and Eunos Road 8 as well as Tanjong Katong Road. PUB also issued flash flood warnings for Arumugam Road, the junction of Bedok Road and Upper Changi Road East, ...
Renato Solidum, DOST undersecretary for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, maintained that concerned government agencies did not lack in issuing advisories. PIA, File. MANILA, Philippines -- Several days before Typhoon Vinta (international name Tembin) wreaked havoc in ...
Torrential rains drenched Oahu on Tuesday, spurring flooding and creating dangerous conditions on roadways from the urban core to Windward Oahu. The city Department of Emergency Management was partially activated, monitoring conditions islandwide as rivers rose and roads flooded. Manoa stream ...
"(When) these artificial dams were not able to withstand the pressure anymore, flash floods came down from the mountains," said Mina Marasigan, spokeswoman for The Philippines National disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Carmen Golez, a teacher at Lala National high school, the ...
weather officials extended a flash flood warning for Maui as rainfall up to 2 inches per hour continue to soak some areas of the island. Radar at 7:54 a.m. showed heavy rain over the windward slopes of Haleakala, affecting the area from Huelo to Hana and Kipahulu., weather officials said. And more ...
The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a flash flood watch for Limestone, Madison and Morgan counties until noon Wednesday. Periods of heavy showers and thunderstorms will overspread the area this evening and tonight, and persists into the morning hours of Wednesday. Rainfall ...
A sudden bout of heavy rain flooded houses in Rotorua and sparked flash flooding in the Bay of Plenty. Have you been affected by the rain or flooding? Send your newstips, photos and video to newstips@stuff.co.nz. The Fire Service received a dozen callouts from residents in Rotorua, in the eastern ...
Singapore - flash flooding occurred in some parts of Singapore as heavy rain blanketed the island on Friday (Dec 15). A video going around online shows vehicles deep in murky water in Pasir Ris Farmway. The cars parked along the road have their tyres nearly submerged in the muddy water.
Kingston, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has extended a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, and Portland until 5:00pm today. Meanwhile, the flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Thomas, Kingston ...
A flash flood warning remains in place for northern parishes, but has been discontinued for those on Jamaica's south coast. The Meteorological Service says the flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, and Portland will remain in effect until 5 ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- The Meteorological Service has extended a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, until 5:00 pm today. A stationary front across Jamaica continues to produce unstable ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has extended a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, ... A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures, keep informed by checking ...
The Meteorological Service has extended the flash flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston, and St Andrew. The watch remains in place until 5 this afternoon. The Met Office says a Stationary Front across Jamaica ...


 

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