Monday, May 1, 2017

Weather

Flood waters cover farmland beside the Kaeo River in the upper North Island of New Zealand Thursday, April 13, 2017. (Peter de Graaf /Northern Advocate via AP)

BY NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people in New Zealand were evacuated from some coastal areas on Thursday as the second major storm in just over ...
Men stand on a City of Atlanta vehicle submerged in flood water from a powerful storm in Atlanta, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Another line of severe storms rolled through the Carolinas early Thursday, a day after severe weather that produced hail and heavy rains in some places. The ...
Fans leave Augusta National for a weather warning during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

BY KATE BRUMBACK and JAY REEVES ATLANTA (AP) — A large tornado touched down in rural southwest Georgia on Wednesday, toppling trees and power lines as dangerous storms battered the ...
In this photo provided by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, the remains of a trailer lie where a woman and her 3-year-old daughter were killed during a severe storm, in Breaux Bridge, La., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (Maj. Ginny Higgins/St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and JAY REEVES JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen ...
Tom Martin shovels snow off his boat on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/David Sharp)

BY WILSON RING MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — It’s April Fools’ Day, but this is no joke: People across northern New England woke up to a foot of heavy, wet snow ...
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. (Ellysa Gonzalez/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

SPUR, Texas (AP) — Storms that bore down on Southern Plains states brought powerful winds that upended a tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, killing the driver, while three storm chasers ...
Gary Mask, a member of Victory Lighthouse Pentecostal, picks up debris around the church after Friday night's storm in Jonesboro, Ark., Saturday, March 25, 2017. (Staci Vandagriff/The Jonesboro Sun via AP)

BY JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of ...
In this Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, a youth takes a drink on a hill overlooking the city after a long hot day in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Even without an El Nino warming the world’s waters, Earth in February sizzled to its second hottest temperature on record, behind only last year. ...
A mother holds her daughter as they are pulled across flood waters in a zip line harness in Lima, Peru, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

BY FRANKLIN BRICENO LIMA, Peru (AP) — The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides wreaking havoc around the Andean nation climbed to 67 Friday, with ...
People walk beneath snow-covered trees on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall during a winter storm Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BY COLLEEN LONG and DENISE LAVOIE NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns about falling temperatures and icy conditions on roads and sidewalks across the Northeast followed a late-season storm that plastered ...
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