SPRINGFIELD, Ill.— Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Illinois plan to seek a federal disaster declaration to make farmers with flood-damaged crops eligible for assistance, as flood warnings persist along several state waterways, including the Illinois River. The declaration would make farmers who faced extensive spring and summer...» Read More
NBC's Gabe Gutierrez reports on historic flooding in Texas resulting in the death of 8 people.
Corn futures were up 1 percent at the Chicago Board of Trade, following gains in wheat, while soybeans edged higher on technical buying. "We are probably trading headlines today- forecasts for heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma," said Austin Damiani, analyst at Frontier Futures. Rains could arrive midweek in Texas and Oklahoma, possibly causing local flooding and...
*Japan, Australia forecasters announce arrival of El Nino. SINGAPORE, May 12- In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia.
*Markets eyeing Japan, Australia forecast on Tuesday. SINGAPORE, May 12- In 2009, the El Nino brought the worst drought in four decades to India. It razed wheat fields in Australia and damaged crops across Asia.
The Weather Channel's Dave Mlkoff takes a look at the damage caused by fierce tornados, and the floods that followed.
SANTIAGO, May 5- Chile's economy grew at a modest pace in March, as a gradual rebound in the top copper producer was weighed down by devastating floods and mudslides in its northern region, central bank data showed on Tuesday. "Without this catastrophe, growth in March would have been above 2 percent, that is, above growth in February," Finance Minister Alberto Arenas...
SANTIAGO, March 30- Chile's economy will be hurt by the heavy flooding last week that cut off roads, washed away houses and bridges and forced some mines in the top copper producer to halt operations, the head of its central bank said on Monday. The Atacama region, which was hardest hit by the flooding, is relatively unpopulated, and represents about 2.5 percent of...
BUENOS AIRES, March 25- Argentine growers have harvested about 5 percent of this year's soy, with high yields in the central farm belt compensating for flood damage in northern fields and keeping the country on track for a record crop, analysts said on Wednesday. Strong soybean demand from China and global demand for soymeal livestock feed has kept a floor under...
Feb 13- A federal judge in Louisiana threw out a lawsuit Friday against more than 90 oil, gas and pipeline companies accused of collectively damaging the state's coastline, according to court records. The suit was filed in 2013 by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, accused the companies of destroying the state's fragile wetlands that...
The Weather Channel's Carl Parker reports more snow for the Northeast and a major storm is heading for the West Coast.
The Weather Channel's Tom Niziol provides an update on weather conditions heading into Thanksgiving.
NBC News' Sarah Dallof reports on unpredictable weather conditions and flooding in Buffalo, New York, as the snow melts.
NBC's Jennifer Bjorklund reports Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall in Hawaii with up to 11 inches of rain, and the islands are under flash flood warnings.
The Weather Channel Jim Cantore reports from Hilo, Hawaii, where residents are bracing for two rare hurricanes.
A broken water main on Sunset Boulevard sent millions of gallons of water gushing through the UCLA campus on Tuesday.
Severe U.K. winter floods and storms will cost insurers around £1.2 billion ($2.0 billion), but the hit to the sector's earnings could be "limited".
NBC News Investigative Reporter Bill Dedman talks about how FEMA's flood zone changes are causing insurance premium hikes.
Heavy storms that have flooded around 6,000 U.K. homes could knock more than 1 percent off economic growth, a U.K. economist told CNBC on Monday.
Nick Dixon, an ITV reporter, talks to a family affected by the severe U.K. flooding. The family say they are "devastated".
Richard Holt, regional economist at Capital Economics, discusses the economic impact of the severe floods that have hit the U.K.