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Flooded California residents rescued as major storms recede

HOLLISTER, Calif. (AP) — Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as a drought-busting series of storms began to move out of the region after days of heavy rain and snow that toppled trees and created havoc as far north as Portland, Oregon. 757 more words


Thousands urged to flee ahead of flooding California rivers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities urged thousands of people in Northern California to evacuate homes as rivers swollen by four days of heavy rain threatened to crest above flood level, even as another day of showers was forecast for Wednesday. 608 more words


Floods force hundreds of evacuations in California, Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds fled homes as a massive winter storm packing heavy rain, damaging winds and lightning caused mudslides and widespread flooding in Northern California and Nevada. 834 more words


New Voluntary Evacuations issued

From OES Manager:

Based on information received from the National Weather Service, and current conditions provided by the Monterey County Sheriffs office, the Monterey County Office of Emergency Services is issuing a Voluntary Evacuation order for the areas of Big Sur from Pfeiffer State Park West to Andrew Molera State Park along the Big Sur river basin. 10 more words

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Voluntary Evacuation Notice

A voluntary evacuation order has been issued for the area in Big Sur from Fernwood to River Ridge. This is a precaution due to concerns about the potential for the Big Sur River to overflow. 60 more words

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@StateDept Orders Evacuation of US Embassy Banjul Family Members From The #Gambia

Posted: 5:56 pm PT
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On Saturday, January 7, the State Department ordered the departure of family members of USG employees assigned to the US Embassy Banjul, in The Gambia. 445 more words

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Floods in Kelantan and Terengganu force evacuations, school closures

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KOTA BHARU, Malaysia: The number of flood evacuees in Terengganu and Kelantan decreased slightly to 3,261 and 944 respectively on Sunday (Jan 1), as flood waters receded and evacuees were allowed to return home. 280 more words

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