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Rain dripped through subway platforms, flooded underpasses and led to flight cancellations after a potent storm hit New York City over the weekend and early this week.
Central Park received some of the heaviest rainfall in the area with 3.28 inches in mere hours, according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Dombek. Parts of the city experienced thunder and at least 3 inches of rain over a six- to eight-hour period.
The system responsible for the intense rain targeted the Northeast, soaking New England as the Boston Marathon took place. Several runners reportedly started to experience symptoms of hypothermia due to the rainy and chilly conditions.
Meanwhile, in Hawaii, torrential rains triggered severe flooding and landslides across Kauai over the weekend.
Numerous water rescues were initiated due to the flooding. The U.S. Coast Guard said it assisted local authorities to rescue hikers in the vicinity of Hanalei Bay on Sunday.
Emergency workers rescued people by using jet skis as waters rose between 5 and 8 feet above average along the North Shore.
It rained so much in Hanalei that the National Weather Service rain gauge stopped working. The gauge recorded 28.15 inches of rain before failing, meaning a daily record was likely broken.
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Fires raged in parts of the southwestern U.S. this week, leading to evacuations for some communities.
The Rhea Fire has burned more than 400,000 acres near Oakwood, Oklahoma.
Warm weather spread across the United Kingdom this week as many cities were graced with the warmest day of 2018 so far.
The high in London topped 80 F (27 degrees C) on Thursday, prompting scores of people to make the most of the warmth in parks, beer gardens and rooftop bars.
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A medida que las temperaturas globales continúan aumentando, es probable que más personas recurran al aire acondicionado para mantenerse frescos. Como resultado, se espera que la demanda de electricidad aumente.
Even though the official start of the South Pacific tropical season is still more than a month away, an area of low pressure could become a named cyclone in the next day or two.
Imagine returning home after a major storm wreaked havoc on your neighborhood to discover that your precious family photos are unrecognizable due to mud, rain or floodwater.
A rapidly spreading wildfire ignited in the hills of Pisa, Italy on Monday night and continued to burn into Tuesday.
More than a week after Hurricane Florence’s landfall, evacuations are still taking place around the Carolinas.
While crests have occurred along the major rivers in the Carolina Midlands, the surge of water has reached areas just inland of the coast and will keep some coastal rivers, such as the Waccamaw, at major to record flood stage into October.
Hurricane Maria magnified a gap in the government's emergency and natural disaster preparedness for children shelters in Puerto Rico.
Powerful Trami remains a powerful typhoon on Wednesday as it slowly meanders toward the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.