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Nine killed, 3.5 million affected as Typhoon "Rumbia" wreaks havoc across central and eastern China
At least 9 people have been killed and 18 injured after Typhoon "Rumbia" wreaked havoc across central and eastern China over the past couple of days. About 3 512 000 people have been affected as well as 420 000 hectares (1.37 million acres) of crops. The storm has also damaged more than 5 800 homes. The typhoon made landfall near the city Shanghai just after 04:00 local time August 17 (20:00 UTC, August 16) with maximum sustained winds around 90 km/h (55 mph). Jason Nicholls@jnmet TS pushing into eastern near . Heavy rain and

Worst flooding in years in Kauai, Hawaii

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Dozens of people have been forced to seek emergency shelter after storms triggered mudslides and flooding on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Hawaii Governor David Ige issued an emergency proclamation for the island where heavy rainfall damaged or flooded dozens of homes in the communities of Hanalei, Wainiha, Haena and Anahola. Worst flooding ever seen in the area over years!
Dozens of people were stranded at several Red Cross shelters after the storm dropped over two feet of rain, causing massive flooding and grounding rescue helicopters.
As rain subsides on Kauai, long road to recovery begins
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As rain subsides on Kauai, long road to recovery begins

The National Weather Service recorded almost 27 inches of rainfall in a 24-hour period in Hanalei. At least two homes were torn from their foundations. Resident Shauna Tuohy told HawaiiNewsNow that she was watching television with her mother when brown water suddenly began to pour through a wall in her home in Aina Haina. “The water came through my mom’s bedroom and down the hallway. There was just a raging river through the house,” she said.
About 40 people, mostly tourists, spent much of Sunday stranded at Hanalei Elementary School, where the American Red Cross had opened an evacuation shelter. They briefly ran out of food and water, according to AP.
Coralie Chun Matayoshi, chief executive officer of the Red Cross in Hawaii, said the county’s Department of Parks and Recreation offered to deliver food to the evacuees by personal watercraft.
But a nearby business was also dealing with flooding and unable to provide the supplies to be delivered. The Hawaii Guard offered to deliver food by air, but the weather kept the helicopters grounded. Officials were subsequently able to reach the shelter. They also opened another two facilities.
It’s a pretty scary situation,” said Ms Matayoshi. “They’re completely surrounded by water. The original plan was to have them airlifted to the Church of the Pacific shelter, where food and water are waiting.
The Kauai Fire Department was coordinating with the Coast Guard and the Honolulu Fire Department to provide air and search and rescue operations on the North Shore.
Kauai County spokeswoman Sarah Blane said county officials had to call in off-duty firefighters, police officers and lifeguards on Saturday night to rescue about a half-dozen people who were trapped by rising floodwaters in Hanalei. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
Now here some pictures of the dramatic situation on the island of Kauai in Hawaii:
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Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK
Kauai floods, Kauai hawaii floods pictures and videos, kauai flooding april 2018 video, Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018
Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018. via VK
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Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK
Kauai floods, Kauai hawaii floods pictures and videos, kauai flooding april 2018 video, Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018
Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK
Kauai floods, Kauai hawaii floods pictures and videos, kauai flooding april 2018 video, Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018
Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK
Kauai floods, Kauai hawaii floods pictures and videos, kauai flooding april 2018 video, Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018
Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK
Kauai floods, Kauai hawaii floods pictures and videos, kauai flooding april 2018 video, Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018
Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK
Kauai floods, Kauai hawaii floods pictures and videos, kauai flooding april 2018 video, Kauai island in Hawaii engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018
Kauai island engulfed by catastrophic floods and mudslides in April 2018 in Hawaii. via VK

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