Record Missouri River Flooding in Nebraska and Iowa

REUTERS—The Missouri River was still rising on Saturday following rapid snow-melt after a “bomb cyclone” hit much of the central United States earlier this week. Eastern Nebraska and south and west central Iowa have experienced particular difficulties as a result of the record-breaking floods. There have been two reported flood-related fatalities in Nebraska this week.…

Deadly Mudslides & Flooding in Philippines

Accuweather.com—Days of heavy rainfall caused by a tropical low have resulted in numerous mudslides and widespread flooding across the southern Philippines. Echoing the deadly mudslides of 2009, nearly 340,000 people have been affected by the recent flooding, at least 26 people have died, and 11 more remain missing as rain continues to fall across the region, according…