Elon Musk apologises for calling British cave diver 'pedo guy'

Elon Musk has apologised to a British diver who participated in the Thai cave rescue for calling him a “pedo guy”, or paedophile, on Twitter.<p>Musk had launched a scathing attack on Vern Unsworth on Sunday, branding the British diver a “pedo guy”. He later doubled down on his claim, replying to a …

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Severe summer storms cause flooding across Northeast

From Boston to Baltimore, severe summer storms triggered dangerous flash flooding and led to dozens of water rescues.


Heavy rain floods areas north of Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Heavy rains north of Flagstaff flooded areas along the Highway 89 corridor Wednesday afternoon.<p>Videos posted by the Coconino …


Rescued Thai boys will talk to the media before being discharged from hospital

Chiang Rai — Twelve boys and their football coach rescued from a cave in Thailand will leave hospital on Wednesday and speak to the media for the …

Business (South Africa)

World weatherwatch: Monsoon brings floods and landslides to India

Monsoon season is under way across southern Asia, with India bearing the brunt of the torrential rains over the past week. Floods and landslides caused by the annual deluge of rainfall resulted in the deaths of at least a dozen people last week, with the death toll from the season so far likely to …

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Massachusetts storms caused damage, power outages


Augusta rodeo postponed from flooding set for weekend

GREAT FALLS — The Augusta American Legion Rodeo is planned for this weekend after it was postponed when the western Montana town flooded last …


Extreme weather knocks out power, floods areas of Northeastern U.S.

Heavy rains flooded highways, knocked out power to thousands and prompted flash flood warnings Tuesday in areas of the Northeastern U.S.<p><b>READ MORE:</b> …


For some Filipinos, even floods seem ‘more fun’ in PH

There’s nothing humorous about floods.<p>Some Filipinos, however, have shown great strength of character by posting either funny or inspiring photos or …


Broken Water Main Floods Intersection in Santee

A water main break off Mission Gorge in Santee has flooded an intersection and shut down several streets.<p>The main broke at the intersection of …

San Diego

Water management

Reports on flood alerts being issued in a number of States as a result of a vigorous monsoon have only shown how ill-prepared we are (“Floods hit …


Post-Flood Reflections Reveal Insights Into Lives of Sichuan Miners

<b>With Chinese media estimating that Sichuan’s mining sector comprises 70% of the computing power of both the bitcoin network and the total processing</b> …


165-year-old newspaper vows to publish despite office fire

WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — A 165-year-old Vermont newspaper will publish its weekly edition only one day late despite losing its office in a fire.<p>The fire destroyed the Vermont Standard's office in Woodstock early Monday.<p>President and owner Phil Camp says the community has given the newspaper's staff …


30 people dead in Gujarat floods; heavy rains predicted for next 5 days

Flood fury in Saurashtra and South Gujarat has claimed 30 lives in the State, which is battling heavy incessant rains over the past few days. Prime …

Business (India)

Heavy rain triggers flash flood near Manali, seven vehicles washed away: Report

Residents were evacuated to safer areas, and the Kullu-Manali National Highway was closed.<p>Seven vehicles were washed away after torrential rain …


Big lizard caught inside university campus

With the rainy season come floods, and with floods come strange things popping up in strange places.<p>Footage of a monitor lizard caught on the school …


China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways; more rain due

Thousands forced to evacuate<p>SHANGHAI, July 14 (Reuters) - Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major …


Boys rescued from Thailand cave leave hospital

July 18 (UPI) -- Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave this month were discharged from Chiangrai Prachanukroh hospital …

Chiang Rai

Heavy rains floor parts of India, Gujarat and Kerala worst affected

Heavy incessant rains in the past 24 hours have led to floods in several parts of the country, with Kerala and Gujarat being worst affected.


Flood alert sounded

Ahead of the release of water from the Stanley reservoir at Mettur and the Amaravathi dam, a flood warning has been issued to people living along the …


1,006 Killed In May-June Thunderstorm, Floods: Government

Kiren Rijiju said in the Rajya Sabha that among the total casualty of 1,006 people, 252 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>Over 1,000 …


Thai Boys Rescued from Flooded Cave to Make First Public Appearance

A week after their dramatic rescue from a flooded cave complex, the 12 teenage members of a Thai football team and their adult coach will make their …

Thai Navy

Summer Storms Sweep Through Maryland Tuesday

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> Summer storms swept through Maryland and surrounding states on Tuesday, causing some major headaches for travelers.At BWI Airport, …

George Washington

Evening top 5: Government to gear up Brexit preparations; European Commission fines Google €4.34bn

Search engine giant Google has been handed a €4.34bn fine by the European Commission over illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices.<p>The …

Great Britain

Filipinos grapple as heavy rains lash country

Manila, July 18 (IANS) Normal life was hit in the Philippines as heavy rains induced by Tropical Storm Henry continued to pound the country on …


Marikina River water level rises, back on second alarm

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 18)</b> — Authorities placed Marikina River under second alarm on Wednesday afternoon after water started to rise …


#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for July 19

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 18)</b> — Local governments in some parts of Luzon have suspended classes for Thursday due to inclement weather and …


Iowa flooding: $16M in public damages reported statewide; officials remain hopeful for federal aid


User submitted: Wild weather brings floods and lightning

Andy Aquino<p>User submitted: Wild weather brings floods and lightning<p>By | Posted Jul 17th, 2018 @ 3:30pm<p> 52 photos<p>0<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Fires continued to …


Route 9 Floods Out, Closed In Natick

Traffic is heavy in the area.<p>NATICK, MA — Route 9 is closed in both directions between Speen Street and Route 27 due to flooding. Traffic is heavy in …