Torrential rains in Seoul prompt rare river flood warning

Incessant torrential rains pounding South Korea prompting authorities on Thursday to close parts of highways and issue a rare flood alert near a key river bridge in Seoul. The state...

Videos show massive flooding in Chongqing, upstream of Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple videos surfaced on Thursday (July 16) showing Chongqing suffering a second bout of massive flooding this summer as the Three Gorges Dam reportedly restricts its o...

Video shows dike burst on China's largest freshwater lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (July 13) showing a dike along China's largest freshwater lake, Poyang Lake, bursting. As the vaunted Three Gorges Dam continues to fail to...

Satellite images show Three Gorges Dam opening all floodgates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Indian Army colonel on Friday (July 10) released satellite images appearing to show the Three Gorges Dam releasing water far earlier than reported and at a much ...

Red alert issued in Wuhan as floodwaters rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday (July 7) released the highest level alert for torrential rain as floodwaters continue to rise in the city. Wuhan, which is where the cor...

Heavy rain, flood warnings issued for Wuhan, Shanghai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy rain warnings have been issued for Anhui, Wuhan, Shanghai, and many areas along the Yangtze River Basin, further menacing the Three Gorges Dam and threatening the re...

China admits to 'floodwater discharge' from Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After videos of flooding in cities below the vaunted Three Gorges Dam surfaced over the weekend and residents complained that they were being sacrificed to save the dam, t...

Flooding below China's Three Gorges raises questions about dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Massive flooding seen above and below the Three Gorges Dam is putting its purpose and stability into question. In addition to generating electricity, one of the major s...

Flood warning for much of south, central and eastern China

BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a warning for mudslides and flooding across a wide swath of south, central and eastern China, with heavy rain set to strike the area into Thursday. T...

Videos show massive flooding in S. China, Three Gorges Dam next

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As southern China sees some of its worst flooding in 80 years, videos have surfaced showing extreme quantities of water inundating 10 provinces and cities, threatening the...

Authorities assessing damage from mid-Michigan flooding

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Authorities were assessing damage Thursday as floodwaters from heavy rains that overtook two dams retreated in some mid-Michigan communities and continued to threaten others furt...

Storms rattle central Alabama; forecasters warn of tornadoes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — High winds, hail and heavy rain pounded parts of Alabama on Sunday, as forecasters warned residents to brace for possible tornadoes and flooding later in the day. ...

Officials: 3 dead in Alabama, bringing storm death toll to 7

BENTON, La. (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain. The National Weath...

Rescuers search for girl, 6, missing after truck swept away

TONTO BASIN, Ariz. (AP) — Rescuers with helicopters, drones, boats and dogs searched Sunday for a 6-year-old girl missing since Friday, when a truck she was in was swept away while attempting to cross...

Taiwan NARLabs to showcase disaster prevention tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) delegation led by NARLabs Vice President Wu Kuang-Chong(吳光鐘)is set to take part in the 2019 SecuTech exhibition, Thail...