(HONOLULU) -- Following a forecast of "catastrophic" rainfall, flash floods and landslides, Hawaii Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency for the tropical state. “Now is the time to make sure you have an emergency plan in place and supplies ready should you need... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Portions of Hawaii are bracing for potentially catastrophic rainfall this week, just days after some islands were hit with an early winter snowstorm. Major flash flooding, river flooding and landslides are all possible on multiple islands, with a flood watch in effect... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The deaths of 13 people, all but two of whom lived in basement apartments, during New York City's catastrophic flooding this week have renewed attention on the oftentimes illegal dwellings, with city officials looking to bolster evacuation efforts for vulnerable residents... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped flooding rain, spawned tornadoes across the Northeast and caused dozens of deaths in areas where the storm landed. So far in the Northeast, at least 45 deaths have been attributed to the storm. Overall, there have... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Europe's death toll from catastrophic flooding rose to at least 199 on Monday with hard-hit west Germany and Belgium reeling from the devastation. Nearly 300 people remain unaccounted for in Germany and Belgium, officials said. There are at least 163 dead in Germany, according to... Read More.
(LONDON) -- More than 100 people have been confirmed dead while many more remain unaccounted for amid catastrophic flooding across western Europe, officials said. Record rainfall in recent days from a slow-moving weather system has triggered flash floods in the region, particularly parts of western... Read More.
(LONDON) — A catastrophic fire in a hospital in Iraq has killed dozens of patients who were being treated there. At least 82 patients have been killed in the massive fire at the Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital in Iraq’s capital city of Baghdad. "The death toll from... Read More.
BY: GUY DAVIES, IBETISSEM GUENFOUD, IAN PANNELL AND ANGUS HINES ABC NEWS (LONDON) — A little over a year ago, 10 schools were hit with air and artillery attacks in northwest Syria, on just one day near the city of Idlib, the last... Read More.
By JASMINE BROWN, HALEY YAMADA and RACHEL HUMPHRIES, ABC News (AUSTIN, Texas) -- During a legislative hearing on Thursday, lawmakers expressed their outrage toward the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) after more than four million Texas customers were left without electricity and... Read More.
BY: ALLIE YANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Local infrastructure doesn't get much attention -- until it fails. Like right now in Texas. The state's electric grid, like most of the nation's, consists of many parts at least 50 years old. "Our electric grid... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As Americans head home for the holidays, health experts are warning of the possible "catastrophic impacts" of a potential coronavirus surge that could hit the United States if families do not keep their festive gatherings... Read More.