More than 100 people were helped to safety Saturday after a strong thunderstorm left them stranded on the Chattahoochee River, officials said.
Police and rescue crews responded to dozens of reports Thursday of drivers becoming trapped in their vehicles across the Kansas City area by flash flooding following heavy rains.
Heavy rains and flooding prompted the evacuation of dozens of residences in southwestern Virginia on Thursday, including 13 homes near an earthen dam in Roanoke.
One man was injured when two boats collided in the waters off Star Island near Miami Beach on Tuesday night, officials said.
Twelve people including a 3-year-old girl were rescued on Lake Mead in Nevada after their boat capsized amid high winds and flash flooding, authorities said.
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