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  • The economic impact of the UK floods   Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    The economic impact of the UK floods

    Richard Holt, regional economist at Capital Economics, discusses the economic impact of the severe floods that have hit the U.K.

  • UK floods could cost insurers over $1 billion: Pro   Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    UK floods could cost insurers over $1 billion: Pro

    Jeremy Haynes, insurance partner at Deloitte, says that if the flooding in the U.K. continues, the costs to insurers could surpass $1 billion.

  • Flood insurance battle reaching high-water mark Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    Flood damage in Salina, Colo., in 2013

    A law that was designed to curb deficits in the national flood insurance program is now the target of repeals.

  • No more superstorms, please. We're not quite ready Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    A New Jersey community after Hurricane Sandy.

    As more severe weather events hit the country, analysts say the U.S. continues to suffer from a lack of preparation to handle them.

  • Flood insurance prices: 5 feet high and risin' Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 1:33 PM ET
    Floods swamp a house near the town of Hygiene, Colo.

    Cutbacks on subsidies for flood insurance are causing premiums to rise. Meanwhile, those who have coverage see difficulties in filing claims.

  • Colorado floods trigger oil spills   Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 1:23 PM ET
    Colorado floods trigger oil spills

    NBC News' Joe Fryer reports Colorado is keeping an eye on 10 oil spills, where 2 are considered significant.

  • Boardwalk blaze & Colorado floods   Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    Boardwalk blaze & Colorado floods

    Nearly a year after Super Storm Sandy hit the Jersey Shore, a fire has blazed through dozens of businesses on the Seaside Park boardwalk. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest. And NBC's Leanne Gregg reports from Boulder, Colorado, after 3 days of extremely heavy rain and floods killed at least 3 people.

  • Floods & fire, Colorado & Jersey   Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 1:19 PM ET
    Floods & fire, Colorado & Jersey

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the fire that destroyed the Seaside Park boardwalk, hitting an area recovering from Super Storm Sandy. Also, 3 days of heavy rain have triggered flooding in Colorado, killing at least 3 people. NBC's Leanne Gregg has the details.

  • Flash floods crush Colorado   Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:24 AM ET
    Flash floods crush Colorado

    Days of heavy rain are triggering serious flash floods in the northern part of the Centennial State, reports NBC's Leanne Gregg.

  • Boulder: Floods rage 'like Colorado River'   Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Boulder: Floods rage 'like Colorado River'

    Colorado residents were told to move to higher ground today, as flash flooding continued to devastate the area around Boulder. Unfortunately, forecasters don't expect the floods to let up any time soon. NBC's Jay Gray reports.

  • Tiger Woods' home sinking?   Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Tiger Woods' home sinking?

    Tiger Woods reportedly started noticing doors scraping the floors, and cracks in walls at his home in Jupiter Island, Florida. CNBC's Sue Herera reports.

  • Floods Hammer U.S., China   Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Floods Hammer U.S., China

    Major flooding hit Colorado, Virginia and Pennsylvania in the U.S. yesterday, and China saw its worst flooding in 50 years in the southwestern part of the country.

  • Extreme Weather Bears Down on Northeast   Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Extreme Weather Bears Down on Northeast

    The Weather Channel's Carl Parker tracks wild weather working its way through the Midwest and bringing with it heavy winds, hail, floods and gusty winds.

  • Tracking Tropical Storm Andrea   Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 11:47 AM ET
    Tracking Tropical Storm Andrea

    The Weather Channel's Dave Malkoff is following the tropical storm as it makes its way up the East Coast.

  • Four Questions to Ask Before Hurricane Season Hits Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    Workers board up windows to protect from hurricane winds.

    With a forecast for an "active" hurricane season, you may want to call to your insurance agent to make sure you're covered.

  • Severe Weather Rips Through Midwest   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 7:20 AM ET
    Severe Weather Rips Through Midwest

    The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace reports heavy rains and tornado activity in the Plains states could affect your business travel plans today.

  • Tornado Strikes Near Oklahoma City   Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:58 PM ET
    Tornado Strikes Near Oklahoma City

    Violent tornadoes are moving through Oklahoma, and there is widespread damage, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Midwest Floods, More Bad Weather Ahead   Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    Midwest Floods, More Bad Weather Ahead

    The parents of the 2 suspected Boston Marathon bombers are coming to the U.S., and floods in the Midwest resulted in 4 deaths and massive property damage, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Deadly Flooding Hits Midwestern States   Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Deadly Flooding Hits Midwestern States

    Heavy river flooding in six Midwestern states forced evacuations, closed bridges, swamped homes, and caused at least five deaths.

  • Powerful US Storm Blankets Parts of Midwest With Snow Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 10:53 PM ET

    There was little sign of spring across a large swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday as a powerful storm dumped heavy snow across a widespread area.