flooding

Extreme weather

Extreme Flooding Submerges Strategic Military Base in Nebraska

The Pentagon and US intelligence community warned this year that climate change is a national security threat.
Sarah Emerson
21 hours ago
Death Valley

A Huge Lake Has Suddenly Appeared in Death Valley

Luckily, the natural wonder was caught on camera by a photographer.
Sarah Emerson
3.13.19
hurricane florence

At Least 3.4 Million Farm Animals Drowned in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Millions more are still at risk of dying from exposure, starvation, or drowning as the Carolinas recover.
Becky Ferreira
9.19.18
storm preparedness

Saving New Orleans Could Mean Borrowing a Lesson from Hurricane Sandy

Mobile pumping tech would make New Orleans safer as coastal weather becomes more dangerous.
Caroline Haskins
8.26.17
sea level rise

Coastal Flooding in Cities Like Vancouver, LA, and Seattle Could Double by 2050

Some cities are preparing for the worst. Others aren’t doing enough.
Bryson Masse
5.18.17
climate change

Climate Change Has Turned Bolivia’s Glaciers Into Time Bombs

A new study suggests that Bolivia’s glacial lakes, made worse by climate change, are a serious risk to human life.
Sarah Emerson
10.20.16
politics

Congress Got Its Ass in Gear to Fight Zika, Help Louisiana, and Fix Flint Pipes

Eventually they had to get something done.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.29.16
Features

How to Lead a Nation That Will Be Swallowed by the Sea

The president of low-lying Kiribati has spent nearly a decade trying to save his people from rising sea levels. There’s a good chance he will not succeed. This is how he leads a nation that will likely not exist in 100 years.
Brian Merchant
12.3.15
Photos

'Shark Swims Down a Flooded Street' Is a Viral Hoax That Won't Die

It's still fake.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.15
video

Staring Into This Swirling Vortex is Oddly Calming

Enter the void.
Rachel Pick
6.24.15
history

The Time Flooding Was Used As a Weapon and It Permanently Scarred the Landscape

It was a bad idea that didn't work.
Ben Richmond
6.9.15
News

A Drone Helped Rescue Four People Stranded in a Flood

A volunteer drone operator helped a local fire department save the lives of four people in a single day.
Jason Koebler
5.19.15
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