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Deadly cyclone cuts destructive path in India and Bangladesh

May 21, 2020, 11:30am Nation & World

NEW DELHI — Wide swaths of coastal India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions were without power Thursday as Cyclone Amphan, the most powerful storm to hit the region in more than a decade, killed over 80 people and cut a path of destruction that is still being assessed. Read story

Weather Eye: Drizzly weather will soon give way to sunny skies

May 21, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

With all the clouds and spotty light rain or drizzle Wednesday, Vancouver never got out of the 50s for the high or the low temperature as of 5 p.m. The high was 57 and low 52 degrees. Quite odd for the month of May. Read story

Cyclone batters coasts of India, Bangladesh, millions flee

May 20, 2020, 10:40am Nation & World

NEW DELHI — A powerful cyclone plowed inland on Wednesday after crashing into the coasts of India and Bangladesh, where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Thousands evacuated as river dams break in central Michigan

May 20, 2020, 9:55am Nation & World

MIDLAND, Mich. — Rapidly rising water has overtaken dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people from flooded communities in central Michigan, and the governor warned that one city could end up “under approximately 9 feet of water” Wednesday. Read story

Flooding hits parts of Midwest, with evacuations in Michigan

May 19, 2020, 10:15am Nation & World

EDENVILLE, Mich. — People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river were evacuated Tuesday following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area. Read story

Tropical Storm Arthur spins out to sea, will drench Bermuda

May 19, 2020, 10:14am Nation & World

Tropical Storm Arthur moved further out to sea Tuesday and was expected to dissipate into a depression before dumping heavy rain on Bermuda later in the week. Read story

Weather Eye: Showers are in the forecast each day this week

May 19, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

The morning rain Monday was pleasant and refreshing both for us and the lawn and garden. Between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m., Vancouver had about a quarter inch of rain. We are well on our way to reach the two-inch mark for the month. All we need are a few more showers. Read story

U.N.: Floods in central Somalia hit nearly 1 million people

May 18, 2020, 10:31am Nation & World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Flooding in central Somalia has affected nearly 1 million people, displacing about 400,000 people, the United Nations said Monday, warning of possible disease outbreaks because of crowding where the displaced are seeking temporary shelter. Read story

Tropical Storm Arthur hits North Carolina coast with rain

May 18, 2020, 9:59am Nation & World

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — Tropical Storm Arthur brought heavy rain to North Carolina’s coast on Monday as forecasters warned that the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season could also spread life-threatening surf and rip currents along U.S. East coast beaches in the days ahead. Read story

Weather Eye: Showers in our forecast all week

May 17, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Rain was sure slow in inching its way inland from the coast Saturday. It rained pretty much most of the day along our ocean beaches, with a third to one-half inch of rain. Read story