Tag: flooding

September 9, 2022

The United States experienced the third hottest summer on record

A warm August among the top 10 capped a decidedly hot summer as the US experienced its third-hottest meteorological summer on record. The past month was also marked by several extreme rainfall events across the country, which led to historic flooding, according to NOAA’s National […]

August 31, 2022

Misery rises for millions in Pakistan’s ‘monsoons on steroids’

MINGORA (Pakistan) – Army helicopters on Wednesday (31 August) flew sorties over cut-off areas in Pakistan’s mountainous north and rescue teams spread across waterlogged plains in the south as misery increased for millions affected by the worst floods in the country’s history were included. Monsoon […]

August 14, 2022

With climate change, NC is preparing for more frequent flooding

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion pieces provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our news editors. The Red Bluff community was inundated along the Waccamaw River and Simpsons Creek under Hurricane Florence’s deluge, leaving entire […]