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10 Dead: Northeast US Digs Out After Floods

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posted on Oct, 11 2005 @ 11:11 AM
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Prolonged, heavy rain produced floods from North Carolina to Maine over the weekend, caused the death of at least 10 people due to flooding or rain-related crashes. The rain event has forced hundreds of people to evacuate, shutting off electricity, weakening dams and making roads impassable.
 



www.cnn.com
Residents began assessing the damage left by deadly flooding that tore up highways, swept away houses and tossed boulders and vehicles around like toys. More than a dozen people remained missing in hard-hit southwest New Hampshire.

At least 10 people died in the heavy weekend downpours or in rain-related traffic accidents from Pennsylvania to Maine. About 1,000 New Hampshire residents fled their homes in what the governor called the worst flooding in a quarter century.


Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


Yet another record setting event, due to global climate change.

Detailed flooding report

US Weekly Total Precipitation

Millions 'will flee degradation' - There will be as many as 50 million environmental refugees in the world in five years' time.

Related News Links:
www.nytimes.com


[edit on 11-10-2005 by Regenmacher]

[edit on 10/15/05 by FredT]




posted on Oct, 11 2005 @ 01:21 PM
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Oh shoot. I just voted no on this story because well, there is no story. ...But your references are dynamite!

It would be good to hear your take on what's happening, not just in these floods - but others around the nation. ...A one-liner doesn't work - and your story just needs building.



posted on Oct, 11 2005 @ 02:23 PM
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Gotta agree with Soficrow...I haven't voted either way yet, still waiting to see what you can do with this.



 
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