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  • MARSHFIELD, Mass., Jan 28- Ocean Street in the waterfront Massachusetts town of Marshfield was littered with lobster traps, downed wires and chunks of houses on Wednesday, the day after a massive blizzard hammered New England. Notably absent was much of the 2 feet of snow that blanketed much of the Boston area, since for much of the storm, Ocean Street was under water...

  • New England digs out from massive blizzard Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:32 AM ET

    In Massachusetts, which was hit particularly hard, a record-breaking 34.5 inches of snow fell in Worcester, and the 24.4 inches at Boston's Logan International Airport approached record proportions, NWS officials said. Boston- area trains, buses and subways were set to resume normal service, although delays were predicted for the morning commute.

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 27- A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding but sparing New York City residents who had braced for a significant blast. Snow was forecast to keep falling into early Wednesday in eastern New England, possibly...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 27- A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding, but sparing New York City residents who had braced for a significant blast. Snow was forecast to keep falling into early Wednesday in eastern New England, possibly...

  • The heaviest snowfall was recorded in parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts, while New York City's Central Park saw just 6 inches, less than a quarter of the "historic" snowfall that some meteorologists had predicted. Travel was still snarled, with more than 4,500 flights canceled at U.S. airports, according to FlightAware.com, and no trains or buses in New York,...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 29- Russia's economy shrank sharply in November and the rouble resumed its slide on Monday as Western sanctions and a slump in oil prices combined to inflict the first contraction in GDP since the global financial crisis. On top of this, the sanctions imposed over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis have deterred foreign investment and led to over...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 29- Russia's economy shrank sharply in November and the rouble resumed its slide on Monday as Western sanctions and a slump in oil prices combined to inflict the first contraction in GDP since the global financial crisis. On top of this, the sanctions imposed over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis have deterred foreign investment and led to over...

  • JAKARTA, Dec 22- The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. The same is true for the rest of the half-dozen sewage-choked rivers that wind though central Jakarta. "Jakarta is a bowl, and the bowl is sinking," said Fook Chuan Eng, senior water...

  • One person was found dead on Friday in a rain-swollen flood-control channel in the Orange County town of Garden Grove, which could mark the third storm-related fatality on the West Coast since Thursday. The Ventura County Fire Department said its personnel responded to 37 calls for assistance due to flooding and a second-story balcony collapsed in the Los...

  • Coasts brace for more ugly weather   Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    Coasts brace for more ugly weather

    The Weather Channel's Carl Parker reports more snow for the Northeast and a major storm is heading for the West Coast.

  • No thanks to Thanksgiving weather   Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    No thanks to Thanksgiving weather

    The Weather Channel's Tom Niziol provides an update on weather conditions heading into Thanksgiving.

  • Buffalo facing flooding   Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    Buffalo facing flooding

    NBC News' Sarah Dallof reports on unpredictable weather conditions and flooding in Buffalo, New York, as the snow melts.

  • Besides losses from the Malaysia Airlines jet downed over Ukraine and the destruction of planes at Tripoli airport, property and casualty insurers saw few big payouts while life insurers reported a healthy rise in sales. Two years ago, insurers paid about $30 billion in claims after Hurricane Sandy battered the United States while floods in central Europe...

  • Hurricane hits Hawaii   Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    Hurricane hits Hawaii

    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.

  • Hawaiians prepping seriously for storm   Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Hawaiians prepping seriously for storm

    The Weather Channel Jim Cantore reports from Hilo, Hawaii, where residents are bracing for two rare hurricanes.

  • UCLA campus floods after water main break   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    A man walks through flood water up stairs from a parking structure outside UCLA's Pauley Pavilion sporting arena as water flows from a broken thirty inch water main that was gushing water onto Sunset Boulevard near the UCLA campus in the Westwood section of Los Angeles July 29, 2014.

    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".

  • Shifting flood zones impact insurance rates   Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Shifting flood zones impact insurance rates

    NBC News Investigative Reporter Bill Dedman talks about how FEMA's flood zone changes are causing insurance premium hikes.

  • ‘Absolute core’ of UK economy hit by storms Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | 5:56 AM ET

    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.

  • 'We've lost everything': UK family affected by floods

    Nick Dixon, an ITV reporter, talks to a family affected by the severe U.K. flooding. The family say they are "devastated".