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Timelapse Shows Storm Clouds Roll Into Sydney30s

Timelapse Shows Storm Clouds Roll Into Sydney

Dee Rose captured a timelapse video that showed storm clouds rolling into Sydney on Saturday, October 20. A severe thunderstorm brought heavy rain and lightning to the city and delayed the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games on Saturday evening, according to 9News. A 53-year-old man was killed by lightning at Geurie, near Dubbo, ABC reported. Credit: Dee Rose via Storyful

Cars Plow Through Flooded Streets in Greater Doha1m00s

Cars Plow Through Flooded Streets in Greater Doha

Doha received nearly a year’s worth of rain on October 20, leading to flooding on roads and in buildings throughout the city. This footage shows cars moving through the flooded streets of Ain Khaled, an area southwest of Doha’s center. According to an Agence France-Presse report, Doha received an estimated 2.4 inches of rain that day, which is close to the annual average of three inches. Credit: @jincejoseph989 via Storyful

Cattle Moved to Escape Rising River Waters in Central Texas59s

Cattle Moved to Escape Rising River Waters in Central Texas

Several head of cattle, including a calf, were moved to higher ground in Bosque County, Texas, on Tuesday, October 16, amid warnings of heavy rains and rising waters along the North Bosque River. Bosque County Emergency Management said on Wednesday that warnings were cancelled for the areas near Valley Mills, where this footage was shot, and Clifton, as water levels were falling below flood stage. However, rains were forecast to continue through the week and officials warned people to avoid flooded areas. Credit: Greg Moore via Storyful

Streets of Benicarlo Submerged as Region Battles Flooding8s

Streets of Benicarlo Submerged as Region Battles Flooding

Firefighters responded to more than 40 emergency callouts in the eastern Spanish city of Benicarlo and surrounding areas after heavy rain on October 18. The city activated its local flood emergency plan, erecting barriers on roads that cross two major ravines, El Mundo reported. This video shows fast-flowing water on a street, as seen from a doorway in Benicarlo. Credit: Cristian Arin via Storyful

Cyclist Undeterred by Flooding in Spanish City of Murcia46s

Cyclist Undeterred by Flooding in Spanish City of Murcia

The mayor of Murcia, Jose Ballesta, met with emergency services personnel on October 19 to discuss flood response following severe rainfall in the southern Spanish region. Several streets were closed and weather warnings in place for much of the region, with Murcia’s civil protection reporting several flood rescue call outs. This video shows cars moving slowly through flooded streets as a cyclist attempts to move through floodwater in the El Palmar district in Murcia, Spain. Credit: @nskyinformation via Storyful

Residents Watch on as Flash Flooding Drenches Benicarlo, Spain40s

Residents Watch on as Flash Flooding Drenches Benicarlo, Spain

Firefighters rescued at least 15 people from their cars across the province of Castellon in Spain, after flash flooding hit the region. This video shows heavy rain flooding Avinguda de Jacinto Benavente in the city of Benicarlo. The city activated its local flood emergency plan, erecting fences on roads that cross two major ravines in the event of flooding, El Mundo reported. Credit: Maria Jose SA via Storyful

Gulf Power Restores Electricity to Hurricane-Hit Panama City in Florida25s

Gulf Power Restores Electricity to Hurricane-Hit Panama City in Florida

Gulf Power continued to restore power in Panama City, on Thursday, October 18, more than a week after Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc throughout the Florida Panhandle on October 10. Hundreds of thousands of residents were left without electricity, including about 120,000 customers in and around Panama City, according to the Pensacola News Journal. Gulf Power, the region’s largest energy provider, has been working quickly to restore power to residents, the report said. Hurricane Michael – which also blitzed through Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia – has killed at least 24 people in Florida, bringing the overall death toll to 34. Credit: Gulf Power via Storyful

Fatalities as Flooding Damages Bridge, Roads in Tunisia1m42s

Fatalities as Flooding Damages Bridge, Roads in Tunisia

Floodwaters in Kasserine, Tunisia, damaged roads on October 17. Two people died as a result of the floods, the Governor of Kasserine said in a statement to the Turkish Anadolu Agency. Roads were closed in the area, local news reported. All Kasserine schools were also closed on Wednesday, according to local media. Footage live-streamed from a bridge over the Oued El Hogueff river shows the floodwaters damaging the bridge. Credit: Shehab al-Saadawi via Storyful

Floodwater Carries Away Debris of Collapsed Texas Bridge1m07s

Floodwater Carries Away Debris of Collapsed Texas Bridge

Texas Gov Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas on Tuesday, October 16, as severe flooding hit the state. The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes as authorities conducted search and rescue missions. This video shows debris from the FM 2900 bridge being swept along by floodwaters in Kingsland, Texas, after it collapsed. Credit: Jason Cullison via Storyful

Helicopter Sprays Disinfectant On Palu's Liquefaction Sites53s

Helicopter Sprays Disinfectant On Palu's Liquefaction Sites

A helicopter sprayed disinfectant onto sites at Balaroa and Petobo in Palu, Central Sulawesi province, on October 18 to prevent the spread of disease, Indonesian authorities said. The Balaroa housing complex and Petobo village were among the areas wiped out by soil liquefaction, which happened moments after the 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit Palu and the nearby districts of Donggala, Sigi and Parigi Mautong on September 28. Thousands of people are feared to be buried in debris there. More than 2,000 people died in the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction in Central Sulawesi, the country’s National Disaster Management Agency said. An estimated 5,000 people were missing, presumably buried in Petobo and Balaroa, the agency’s spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. Credit: Suhardy M Said via Storyful

Panama City Family Returns to Damaged Home After Hurricane Michael6m24s

Panama City Family Returns to Damaged Home After Hurricane Michael

Residents of Panama City, Florida, have been returning to their homes to assess the damage left behind by Hurricane Michael. This video was captured by local woman Rose Kelling. It shows the emotional moment she returned to her home with her family on Wednesday, October 17, one week after the storm hit. She also filmed other clips of the destruction in Panama City. Credit: Rose Kelling via Storyful

Tornado Touches Down Outside Waxahachie High School in Texas1m58s

Tornado Touches Down Outside Waxahachie High School in Texas

A tornado touched down outside Waxahachie High School on Saturday, October 13, shattering windows inside the Texas school and blowing a door off its hinges. This surveillance footage shows the interior of the school as well as the fierce winds raging outside. According to reports from CBS, 25 students were inside the school at the time of the tornado but were uninjured. The tornado spun up winds of 85 miles per hour and was the first since 2002 to touch down in Waxahachie, Waxahachietx.com reported. Credit: Waxahachie ISD via Storyful

Damaged Homes Line Panama City Street20s

Damaged Homes Line Panama City Street

Damaged homes and fallen trees lined a Panama City street, in Florida, days after Hurricane Michael hit the area on October 10. The hurricane killed at least 18 people, the Weather Channel reported on October 15. Footage owned by Panhandle Getaways, a Panama City-based vacation rental company, shows the extent of the damage in the Sweetwater Village neighborhood. Credit: Emily Beckstrom with Panhandle Getaways via Storyful

Rising Water Levels Drench Properties on Colorado River's Banks in Kingsland, Texas23s

Rising Water Levels Drench Properties on Colorado River's Banks in Kingsland, Texas

Historic levels of flooding drenched Kingsland, Texas, on Wednesday, October 17, at the confluence of the Llano and Colorado rivers, forcing residential evacuations, fouling drinking water, and leaving one person dead, according to local coverage. On Tuesday, the swollen, rushing Llano River collapsed a bridge in Kingsland, about 65 miles northwest of Austin. A body was found in Lake Lyndon B Johnson, where two rivers meet. The person had not yet been identified, local officials told the Associated Press. Credit: bentley_n_frostie via Storyful

Presidential Motorcade Arrives in Georgia in Wake of Hurricane Michael58s

Presidential Motorcade Arrives in Georgia in Wake of Hurricane Michael

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited storm-ravaged areas of Georgia on October 15, in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Trump visited the Red Cross Command Center in Macon, where he thanked workers for their response to the disaster. The president toured areas of severe destruction in Florida prior to traveling to Georgia. Credit: Deputy Travis Cumbie via Storyful

Floodwaters Swell Creek in Marble Falls, Texas38s

Floodwaters Swell Creek in Marble Falls, Texas

Texas Gov Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas on Tuesday, October 16, as severe flooding hit the state. The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes as authorities conducted search and rescue missions. This video shows the floodwaters swelling Backbone Creek in Marble Falls. Credit: The Picayune Newspaper via Storyful

Flash Flooding Hits Fredericksburg, Texas, After Llano River Bursts Its Banks1m43s

Flash Flooding Hits Fredericksburg, Texas, After Llano River Bursts Its Banks

Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas on Tuesday, October 16, as severe flooding hit the state. The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes as authorities conducted search and rescue missions. This video shows flooding from the North US Highway 87 near Fredericksburg, travelling over the Llano River. Credit: Danielle Maloney via Storyful

Lake Lyndon B. Johnson Swells as Deadly Flooding Hits Texas34s

Lake Lyndon B. Johnson Swells as Deadly Flooding Hits Texas

A body was found along Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, also known as Lake LBJ, in Burnet County, Texas, on Tuesday, October 16, after flooding hit the state. Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas. The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes, including Lake LBJ, as authorities conducted search and rescue missions. A bridge at Llano River also collapsed and hundreds of people across the Highland Lakes were evacuated. This footage from October 16 shows the swollen Lake LBJ, shortly before houses along its shore were flooded. Credit: Phil Hedges via Storyful

Florida Charity Transports Much-Needed Supplies to Hurricane Michael Victims42s

Florida Charity Transports Much-Needed Supplies to Hurricane Michael Victims

Urgent relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Michael continued on Monday, October 15, as hundreds of thousands of people remained without power. This video was captured inside a warehouse owned by charity Harvest Time International in Sanford, Florida. It shows supplies, such as food and water, being transported to those in need. Florida Governor Rick Scott said damage caused by the storm, which had killed at least 18 people, was “indescribable and unprecedented.” Credit: Harvest Time International via Storyful

Car Stranded in Rushing Water During Flooding in Marble Falls, Texas28s

Car Stranded in Rushing Water During Flooding in Marble Falls, Texas

Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas on Tuesday, October 16, as severe flooding hit the state. The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes as authorities conducted search and rescue missions. This video shows a car trapped in floodwaters in Marble Falls, Texas. Credit: Dale Heath via Storyful

Santa Ana Winds Knock Over Trees, Causing Power Outages59s

Santa Ana Winds Knock Over Trees, Causing Power Outages

Strong winds blasted southern California on October 15, knocking out electricity for thousands of homes and felling trees in Santa Ana. This footage shows one of the trees upturned by the winds. ABC 7 reported that fallen trees had disrupted electrical wires and more than 43,000 Southern California Edison customers lost power. Credit: doctagreenthum_channelzero via Storyful

Debris Courses Down Texas Waterway After Bridge Collapses20s

Debris Courses Down Texas Waterway After Bridge Collapses

Flooding north of Austin, Texas, on October 16 collapsed a bridge and sent debris floating down the Llano River, possibly threatening another bridge downstream, a local live broadcast and other reports said. The Farm to Market, or FM 2900 bridge in Kingsland closed due to flooding on Tuesday morning and later collapsed. The FM 1431 bridge, also in Kingsland, was closed not long after, with concerns arising that large chunks of debris from FM 2900 floating down the river might take down FM 1431. Local reports said evacuations were in progress due to historic levels of flooding, the second-highest ever recorded on the Llano. Credit: @texanatlarge via Storyful

Thousands Left Without Power as Downed Lines Pose Fire Risk33s

Thousands Left Without Power as Downed Lines Pose Fire Risk

Thousands of homes were left without electricity in southern California on October 15 as strong winds prompted a utility company to shut down power to prevent downed lines from causing forest fires. The high winds also felled trees, caused traffic disruptions and forced some schools to close, according to the Orange County Register. Credit: Kevin Geraldez via Storyful