Evacuations

Local man Islet Delibasic talks to journalists after a landslide near the Bosnian town of Kakanj , 50 kms north of Sarajevo on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. More than 150 people have been evacuated from their homes in central Bosnia due to a major landslide at the nearby open pit coal mine that has threatened to bury their villages. ( AP Photo/Amel Emric)
February 24, 2017 - 11:02 am
KAKANJ, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — More than 150 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in central Bosnia because a major landslide from huge piles of soil and mine waste from a nearby open pit coal mine threatens to bury their villages. Some 40 homes in the villages of Ribnica and Mramor...
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A man and woman push a cart along flooded waters on Needles Drive in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Rising floodwaters sent thousands of residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
February 23, 2017 - 12:49 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people evacuated from a flood in San Jose, California, returned home Thursday amid warnings to be careful about hygiene and handling food that may have come into contact with flood water. "The water is not safe," Mayor Sam Liccardo said. "There is contamination...
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Hien Nguyen walks through flooded waters on Welch Avenue in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Rising floodwaters sent thousands of residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
February 23, 2017 - 4:39 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine fuel and sewage water inundated thousands of homes in San Jose. With water levels from Coyote Creek receding late...
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Hien Nguyen walks through flooded waters on Welch Avenue in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Rising floodwaters sent thousands of residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
February 22, 2017 - 8:42 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first notice by seeing firefighters in boats in the neighborhood. City officials ordered more than...
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James Fipps takes his dogs for a walk on a makeshift raft as Clear Lake continues to inundate homes with flooding, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017, in Lakeport, Calif. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
February 22, 2017 - 6:43 am
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks. Northern California is forecast to get a brief break from...
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A man walks through floodwaters Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Salinas, Calif. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. (Nic Coury/Monterey County Weekly via AP)
February 21, 2017 - 2:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fire crews rescued five people Tuesday who were stranded in flooding at a homeless encampment along a San Jose creek after a series of heavy storms drenched already soggy Northern California. In the San Joaquin Valley in California's agricultural heartland, farmers used their...
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