Michigan Floods: Midland Lake Left Nearly Empty After Dam Fails

Authorities and residents were assessing damage Thursday as floodwaters from heavy rains that overtook two dams retreated in some mid-Michigan communities and continued to threaten others further downriver. Those who live along Wixom Lake in Midland County’s Hope Township are wondering when, or if, water will return to their beloved lake. “I’m sick about it. … Read more Michigan Floods: Midland Lake Left Nearly Empty After Dam Fails

Whitmer Calls on Trump to Sign Emergency Flood Declaration on Michigan Trip

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that it is her “fervent hope” that President Trump will sign an Emergency Declaration to ensure recovery of Midland, Michigan, after “catastrophic dam failures” on Wednesday caused historic flooding and widespread evacuation. Trump is scheduled to visit the state Thursday. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: … Read more Whitmer Calls on Trump to Sign Emergency Flood Declaration on Michigan Trip

Breached Dams, Flooding in Midland, Michigan Threaten Dow Chemical Complex

Dow Chemical activated its emergency operations center after rising waters caused river dams to break in Michigan. President Donald Trump said he’s sending federal emergency workers to Midland, Michigan, where dam failures have flooded a Dow Inc. chemical complex and homes in a disaster that may force the evacuation of more than 10,000 people. After … Read more Breached Dams, Flooding in Midland, Michigan Threaten Dow Chemical Complex

Deaths reported as Cyclone Amphan tears into India, Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan, one of the most powerful in decades, has begun to make landfall along the coastline of India and Bangladesh where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation, made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic. Weather officials say the cyclone – packing winds of up to 190km/h … Read more Deaths reported as Cyclone Amphan tears into India, Bangladesh

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: Dam Failures Are a ‘500-Year Event’

President Donald Trump said he’s sending federal emergency workers to Midland, Michigan, where dam failures have flooded a Dow Inc. chemical complex and homes in a disaster that may force the evacuation of more than 10,000 people. After two days of heavy rainfall, water from Lake Wixom breached one dam yesterday evening and then another … Read more Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: Dam Failures Are a ‘500-Year Event’

Flooding from Dam Failure Leaves Trail of Destruction in Michigan

Rapidly rising water has overtaken dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck several communities along rain-swollen waterways. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says among the threatened areas is downtown Midland, which by Wednesday could be “under approximately 9 feet of water.” On Wednesday morning, water several feet high … Read more Flooding from Dam Failure Leaves Trail of Destruction in Michigan

Two Dams Burst in Central Michigan, Forcing Tens of Thousands into Evacuation

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Thousands in Michigan evacuate after 2 dams failed

A rain-swollen river has flooded fields and streets in parts of mid-Michigan after breaching two dams, forcing evacuation orders for thousands amid a coronavirus pandemic that’s posing safety challenges for officials trying to provide shelter. Parts of the city of Midland and surrounding areas were virtual lakes Wednesday morning, and it could get worse. Downtown … Read more Thousands in Michigan evacuate after 2 dams failed

Michigan Suffers Flooding After Two Dams Fail

May.20 — Michigan announced an emergency evacuation after two dams collapsed. The Edenville Dam, at the base of Wixom Lake, failed amid high floodwaters in the area and the Sanford Dam, at the base of Sanford Lake, also failed, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a warning of “extremely dangerous flash flooding” in … Read more Michigan Suffers Flooding After Two Dams Fail

India, Bangladesh order evacuation of millions ahead of cyclone

India and Bangladesh are evacuating millions of people as they brace for the most powerful cyclone to hit in about 20 years.Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall late on Tuesday night. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka, where authorities have increased temporary shelters to avoid overcrowding amid the coronavirus pandemic. Al Jazeera YouTube … Read more India, Bangladesh order evacuation of millions ahead of cyclone

Students, faculty sing after school evacuation due to earthquake in SW China

A magnitude-five earthquake hit Qiaojia County in southwest China’s Yunnan Province Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). Students and faculty of the county’s first and second middle schools evacuated their buildings in an orderly fashion. All students and faculty members are safe. #China #Earthquake #Student Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more Students, faculty sing after school evacuation due to earthquake in SW China

Poisonous gas leaked from unattended plant kills 13 people and 1000 in hospital during lockdown

At least thirteen people have died after a chemical gas leak at a LG Polymers plant in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, with a further 1,000 victims treated in hospital. The death toll is expected to rise further as it is feared many people were rendered unconscious in their homes, according to the … Read more Poisonous gas leaked from unattended plant kills 13 people and 1000 in hospital during lockdown

Gas Leak in India Kills At Least Seven And Hospitalizes Hundreds

An overnight gas leak at an LG Chem Ltd. polymer plant in southern India has killed at least seven people and forced the evacuation of thousands in the city of Visakhapatnam after the company tried to restart operations following the partial easing of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. About 400 people have been hospitalized and three … Read more Gas Leak in India Kills At Least Seven And Hospitalizes Hundreds

Coronavirus Updates: Trump Skips Mask on Honewell Tour, Urges Reopening Even If More Americans Die

Stay informed with QuickTake’s coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the COVID-19 crisis. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUpdates — President Trump declared Tuesday that the U.S. must begin to reopen its economy immediately, even if it means more Americans get sick and die from the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking with Native American leaders in Phoenix, Trump said that … Read more Coronavirus Updates: Trump Skips Mask on Honewell Tour, Urges Reopening Even If More Americans Die