- Virginia Assesses Richmond Storm Damage. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;9/1/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31960, p5
Reports on Virginia officials' assessment of the cost of damage to infrastructure after severe flooding due to Tropical Storm Gaston. Casualties in the storm.
- CURRENT COMMENT. // America;9/3/1955, Vol. 93 Issue 23, p521
This section offers several news briefs as of September 3, 1955. Flash floods hit Connecticut and parts of five other Northeastern States on August 18. Indian Prime Minister Nehru issued a statement on July 28 opposing any mass invasion of the Portuguese colony in Goa, India. The U.S. government...
- And then Came the Floods. Shaw, Michael // BAGnewsNotes;7/ 3/2011, p1
A photograph depicting havoc wreaked by floods in from Montana through Missouri is presented.
- THE FLOOD PERIL IN HUNGARY. Beynon, Erdmann D. // Foreign Affairs;Jul26, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p682
The Hungary of pre-war days had a shape somewhat resembling a soup-plate, a border of hills and high tablelands and a low, flat center. For hundreds of years that center remained in a primitive condition. From all the surrounding hills the rivers poured their waters down into the level plain,...
- Water worlds. Scott, Liz // New Orleans Magazine;May2000, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p14
Recalls the May 3 flood of 1978 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- A STICKY DISASTER. Metcalf, Jennifer // Boys' Quest;Oct/Nov2002, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p2
Provides information on the Great Molasses Flood that struck Boston, Massachusetts on January 15, 1919. INSET: SIDEBAR.
- After the Floods. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;04/10/2000, Vol. 68 Issue 22, p2
Provides information on the floods that have killed people in Mozambique since February 2000.
- THE 1927 FLOOD IN TENSAS PARISH AS SEEN BY THE TENSAS GAZETTE. Bush, John // North Louisiana Historical Association Journal;Spring1980, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p1
The article reports on a flood in Tensas Parish, Louisiana, that happened in 1927. In a report by the "Tensas Gazette," the local community war reassured that the conditions were improved because the levees had been strengthened but warned the possibility of catastrophe if the flood water will...
- After the Floods. McGowan, Jo // Commonweal;9/14/2007, Vol. 134 Issue 15, p6
The article focuses on floods that devastated a vast of population in Bihar, India. Floods are an annual event in Bihar, and people in the area are forced to live on the narrow embankments that run parallel to rivers such as the Kosi. The author suggests villagers to settle on the highest ground...
- Did God destroy America's oldest African town? Maddox Jr. // New York Amsterdam News;11/11/99, Vol. 90 Issue 46, p13
Argues against blaming God for the flooding in Princeville, North Carolina. African history about using God to justify acts of inhumanity; United States Corps of Army Engineers' assurance to Princeville residents that the town is flood-free zone; Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA)...