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  • Rainstorm kills 6 during Hindu pilgrimage in India

    Updated: 23 min ago

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a heavy rainstorm has caused tents and gates to collapse at a sprawling Hindu pilgrimage site in central India, killing at least six people and injuring 30 others. Police officer M.S. Verma said the storm pounded the area for about 45 minutes on Thursday. Devotees...

  • Work underway on $25.7M flood wall at Minot water plant

    Updated: 25 min ago

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Work has begun on enhanced flood protection for Minot's water treatment plant. Contractors have begun pouring concrete for a 1,720-foot-long flood wall along the Souris River. The wall will be 24-26 feet high, with about half of that visible above ground. The $25.7 million...

  • Coastal New Jersey is under flood advisory

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Coastal New Jersey is under a flood advisory after more than a week of rain across parts of the state. The National Weather Service said Thursday the advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. until midnight. High tide is expected between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. along the ocean,...

  • Alberta fire evacuees moved a 2nd time as weather shifts

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A massive, raging wild fire moved south and forced three more communities south of Canada's main oil sands city to evacuate on Thursday. Officials with the Rural Municipality of Wood Buffalo had been notified of changing weather patterns and weren't taking chances,...

  • India Water Protest

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Village women from various Indian states listen to a speaker during a protest demonstration to highlight the water shortage across the country in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Much of India is reeling under a heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed...

  • Washingon Weather

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Low lying clouds lit up by the city lights drift across the National Cathedral in Washington, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/J.

  • Class action status OK'd in major post-Katrina flood case

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge who ruled last year that the federal government is responsible for some of the flooding that hit the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina and other storms granted class-action status in the case Wednesday, meaning numerous property owners — not just the...

  • NY man held accountable for diverting water into cemetery

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general says a judge has ordered a central New York man to serve 10 days in jail or work 20 hours in a soup kitchen for illegally flooding a cemetery, forcing families to rebury 18 dead relatives. James Stevens of Cortlandville also was ordered to...

  • Better public notifications planned since 2015 Texas floods

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Experts have called for better public emergency notifications since deadly storms and flooding last year in Central Texas. Hays County and San Marcos officials on Tuesday released the recommendations following disastrous weather during Memorial Day weekend and last...

  • India Rain


    An Indian woman holds an umbrella to protect herself from the rain as she walks across a railway track in Gauhati, Assam, India, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The north eastern Assam state has been receiving rainfall even as much of India is reeling under heat wave and severe drought conditions.

  • Edmond schools make progress on tornado shelters

    By Steve Gust For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Edmond School Board members on Monday approved plans for a 7,250-square-foot media center and storm shelter at Orvis Risner Elementary, 2801 S Rankin.

  • Mostly sunny skies, 70s Tuesday in central Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast for Tuesday in central Oklahoma. Temperatures should be in the low 70s.