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Over a million homes without power in storm-hit US states


August 31st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Over a million homes and businesses in Louisiana, the home state of Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal, and neighbouring Mississippi were still without power as a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hundreds evacuated as storm floods homes in Bobby Jindal’s state


August 30th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Though downgraded from a hurricane, a slow-moving tropical storm Issac still packed a punch flooding homes and pushing water over the top of several levees ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mass exodus in Pak as floodwaters threaten new areas


August 30th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 30(ANI): Floodwater has submerged a town in Pakistan's Sindh province, and threatens another being used by flood relief workers.According to reports, Sujawal, a town of some 250,000 people, has been ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mississippi river could fight Gulf oil spill


June 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): There is finally a saviour for coastal wetlands of Louisiana, currently threatened by the Gulf oil spill - the Mississippi river.Louisiana wetlands "play a vital role in protecting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s low-lying river deltas sinking due to human activity


September 21st, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 21 (ANI): A new study has indicated that most of the world's low-lying river deltas are sinking from human activity, making them increasingly vulnerable to flooding from rivers and ocean ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mississippi River Delta may drown by 2100


June 30th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new research has predicted that the Mississippi River Delta in the US would drown by the year 2100."There's just not enough sediment to sustain the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama signs $787 bn stimulus package to keep ‘American dream alive’


February 18th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has signed into law a massive $787 billion stimulus package aimed at reviving the nation's moribund economy and "keeping the American dream alive in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Farmers, residents continue to face flooding in Midwest US


June 22nd, 2008 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 22 (DPA) Residents of the US Midwest continued to watch streets, buildings and fields fill with water from the flooding Mississippi River Saturday. The National Weather Service said the river ... Read more...

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