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Wildfire that triggered town evacuation in central Labrador grows only slightly

CHURCHILL FALLS, N.L. — A wildfire that’s forced the evacuation of a central Labrador town continued to hold relatively steady as of Sunday.
Flooding forces people from homes in some parts of Iowa while much of US broils again in heat

Flooding forces people from homes in some parts of Iowa while much of US broils again in heat

Floodwaters forced people out of their homes in parts of Iowa, the result of weeks of rain, while much of the United States longed for relief Saturday from yet another round of extraordinary heat. Sirens blared at 2 a.m.
Port-Cartier, Que. officials say forest fire situation unchanged after evacuations

Port-Cartier, Que. officials say forest fire situation unchanged after evacuations

MONTREAL — Forest fires that prompted a partial evacuation of the north shore city of Port Cartier, Que., are holding steady, officials said Saturday as they extended a local state of emergency put in place when some residents were asked to leave.
Wildfire near Churchill Falls in Labrador stable, but weather not co-operating

Wildfire near Churchill Falls in Labrador stable, but weather not co-operating

CHURCHILL FALLS, N.L. — Officials in central Labrador say the wildfire threatening the evacuated town of Churchill Falls remained stable Saturday, but there was no sign of significant rainfall in the forecast until Tuesday night.
3 missing in a landslide in Swiss Alps as heavy rains cause flash floods

3 missing in a landslide in Swiss Alps as heavy rains cause flash floods

VIENNA (AP) — Three people were missing on Saturday after massive thunderstorms and rainfall in southeastern Switzerland caused a landslide, authorities said.

New Mexico heavy rain and flash flooding prompt mandatory evacuations

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flood warnings in New Mexico prompted officials to order some mandatory evacuations, with shelters set up for displaced residents.
FEMA is ready for an extreme hurricane and wildfire season, but money is a concern, Mayorkas says

FEMA is ready for an extreme hurricane and wildfire season, but money is a concern, Mayorkas says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Homeland Security Department said Friday that the agency tasked with responding to disasters across the country is prepared as it goes into what is expected to be an intense hurricane and wildfire season but he's con
Newfoundland and Labrador getting help from Quebec, Ontario as wildfires grow

Newfoundland and Labrador getting help from Quebec, Ontario as wildfires grow

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Water bombers from Quebec and Ontario will be helping to battle wildfires in Newfoundland and Labrador, bringing relief and hope to crews trying to keep a blaze near Churchill Falls from crossing a river and spreading to the town.
Three-day heat wave in parts of Atlantic Canada shatters temperature records

Three-day heat wave in parts of Atlantic Canada shatters temperature records

FREDERICTON — Weather records were shattered during the three-day heat wave that rolled across New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador this week.
Historic flooding in southern China kills 47, with more floods feared in coming days

Historic flooding in southern China kills 47, with more floods feared in coming days

BEIJING (AP) — At least 47 people have died as downpours in southern China’s Guangdong province caused historic flooding and slides, state media reported Friday, while authorities warned of more extreme weather ahead in other parts of the country.
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