Category: Earth

360-plus homes destroyed in Colo. Springs wildfire

360-plus homes destroyed in Colo. Springs wildfire

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire burning northeast of Colorado Springs has destroyed at least 360 homes, making it the most destructive in state history. El Paso County sheriff Terry Maketa said Thursday that deputies still...

Record Floods Hit Eastern Germany

Record Floods Hit Eastern Germany

As flooding continues across Central Europe, the eastern German city of Dresden is bracing for near record high water levels. Some residents have already evacuated their homes. Though some areas reported improved conditions, flooding...

Mississippi flooding

Mississippi flooding

Photo: The News Star The Mississippi River is again flooding about 8,500 acres of farmland in East Carroll Parish’s Bunches Bend, which suffered a spectacular levee failure during the Great Flood of 2011 that...