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Floodwaters Flow Through Mansfield Country Club35s

Floodwaters Flow Through Mansfield Country Club

The Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield, Texas, was flooded on Tuesday, February 20, after heavy rain caused creeks to overflow. The Dallas-Fort Worth metro areas reportedly received up to two inches of rain on Tuesday, with more rain expected on Wednesday. Temperatures were forecast to also plunge into the 30s, which would likely cause icy conditions on roads. Credit: Joy Martin via Storyful

Record-Setting Rainfall Floods Riverwalk in Mishawaka, Indiana45s

Record-Setting Rainfall Floods Riverwalk in Mishawaka, Indiana

The St. Joseph River walk in Mishawaka, Indiana, was under water on Tuesday, February 20, after record-setting rain fell across Michiana, the border towns of Michigan and Indiana. According to The South Bend Tribune, South Bend had received 4.29 inches of rain since the storm system began on Monday, breaking a rainfall record set in 2014. In Mishawaka, city officials had to close access to parks and streets because of the rising St. Joseph River. In nearby towns, the St. Joseph River was expected to be fully crested by Thursday or Friday, the report said. Credit: Sara Rosenberg via Storyful

Black Swans Unperturbed by Crashing Waves From Ex-Cyclone Gita44s

Black Swans Unperturbed by Crashing Waves From Ex-Cyclone Gita

Despite some widespread damage and heavy flooding brought about by ex-Cyclone Gita on Tuesday, February 20, black swans on New Zealand’s North Island was not bothered. This video, taken at Lake Rotorua on Tuesday, shows the birds calmly braving waves that spilled onto a walkway. A state of emergency was declared in Christchurch and Buller, and air traffic to and from Auckland, Wellington, New Plymouth, Hokitika, Queenstown and Nelson was disrupted. The full impact of the storm was expected late on February 20 and into the morning of February 21, NZ Herald quoted Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel. The ex-cyclone caused damage to parts of the Pacific islands of Tonga and Samoa. Credit: Gretchen Sveda via Storyful

Sound of Planes Over East Ghouta Frightens Children24s

Sound of Planes Over East Ghouta Frightens Children

In videos posted to a Twitter account run by their mother – an English teacher – on February 19 and 20, two girls in East Damascus, Syria, under heavy bombardment weeks, say that “nobody sleeps” because of the warplanes flying overhead. Alaa, 8, and Noor, 10, live in a besieged area of East Ghouta, where food prices and rates of malnutrition, especially among children, has risen in recent months. Multiple deadly airstrikes had hit the area in the previous few days, and aircraft are audible flying overhead in several of these videos. Credit: Noor and Alaa via Storyful

Boy Struggles Against Ex-Cyclone Gita Winds on New Zealand's North Island31s

Boy Struggles Against Ex-Cyclone Gita Winds on New Zealand's North Island

Ex-Cyclone Gita brought rain and severe winds to New Zealand’s North Island on Tuesday, February 20, downing power lines and leaving more than 13,200 customers without power in Taranaki, according to the local Civil Defence. A tree also fell onto a major water pipe, destroying it and cutting off water to eastern areas of the district, the Civil Defence said. A state of emergency was declared in the region, as well as several others, and remained in effect in several areas of Taranaki on Wednesday. This video shows a boy facing into strong winds at Taranaki’s Bell Block Beach. Credit: @fabskp via Storyful

Girl Reunited With Beloved Doll Lost During Hurricane Harvey59s

Girl Reunited With Beloved Doll Lost During Hurricane Harvey

A six-year-old girl in Texas was reunited with a beloved toy that was lost during Hurricane Harvey. Sarah Mitchell shared a video of herself and her niece, Emily, as she receives her toy doll “pink baby” which was lost in the evacuations during Hurricane Harvey. Mitchell shared her search in a Facebook group called Plush Memories Lost Toy Search Service asking for help finding Emily’s cherished doll. On February 8, Mitchell shared with the group that a woman named Kristen alerted them to “pink baby’s” whereabouts and was able to ship the doll to Texas just in time for Emily’s birthday. Credit: Robert Mitchell via Storyful

Strong Winds in New Zealand's North Island as Gita Advances17s

Strong Winds in New Zealand's North Island as Gita Advances

Ex-Cyclone Gita brought rain and severe winds to New Zealand’s North Island on Tuesday, February 20, downing power lines and leaving more than 13,200 customers without power in Taranaki, according to the local Civil Defence. A tree also fell onto a major water pipe, destroying it and cutting off water to eastern areas of the district, the Civil Defence said. A state of emergency was declared in the region, as well as several others, and remained in effect in several areas of Taranaki on Wednesday. This video shows strong winds blowing trees and shrubs in Taranaki. Credit: Kate Beggs PPM Treecare via Storyful

Whiteout Conditions Blanket Traffic on I-80 in Salt Lake City19s

Whiteout Conditions Blanket Traffic on I-80 in Salt Lake City

Motorists traveling along Interstate 80 in Salt Lake City, Utah, faced whiteout conditions courtesy of a band of lake effect snow on February 20. The conditions affected large swathes of the Salt Lake City area, with Salt Lake City International Airport receiving a storm total of 7.5 inches according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Alex Lukinbeal via Storyful

Ex-Cyclone Gita Brings Severe Rain to New Zealand35s

Ex-Cyclone Gita Brings Severe Rain to New Zealand

A state of emergency was declared in parts of New Zealand on February 19 as ex-cyclone Gita brought severe wind and rain to the country. In Taranaki thousands were reported to be without power due to the storm. Gita was forecast to cross central New Zealand on February 20 and 21 with warnings of stormy coastal conditions and strong gusts of wind. This video shows trees move as a result of forceful wind conditions along the fence of a sanctuary in Taranaki. Credit: Fiona Gordon via Storyful

High School Students March 13 Miles to School Shooting Scene, Demand Change32s

High School Students March 13 Miles to School Shooting Scene, Demand Change

Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton Community High School in south Florida walked out of class on February 20, and a large number of them began a 13 mile walk to Parkland, where 17 people were killed in a Valentine’s Day shooting. The Boca students chanted “We want change,” and “no justice, no peace” as they gathered outside their school. Many carried signs of support for the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where the deadly shooting took place. MSD students were traveling on Tuesday to Tallahassee, Florida’s capital, for a day of activism on Wednesday. Credit: Lindsey via Storyful

Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive38s

Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive

Shells fell near Afrin where militias allied with the Syrian government gathered on February 20 in a show of force against the Turkish offensive and to show support for Kurdish forces fighting them. In this footage, multiple shells fall on the side of the road from where news outlets covered the entrance of Syrian government allied militias to the Afrin region. Local news outlets reported the shelling by Turkish forces killed two fighters from militias allied with the Syrian government, and Turkish state news outlet Andalou said the Syrian militias withdrew after “warning shots” were fired and did not reach the city of Afrin. Following negotiations, the Syrian government agreed forces loyal to it would enter Afrin to support local Kurdish fighters and protect Syrian sovereignty. The alliance is notable as Syrian government forces and their allies recently clashed with US backed Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces in Deir Ezzor, a city in southeast Syria. Credit: Point Agency via Storyful

Dog Fetches Can of Cider for Owner40s

Dog Fetches Can of Cider for Owner

Talk about a good dog! Jordan Devlin captured this footage of his dog, Lucy, showing off her new trick. Jordan’s father has a disability and has taught the golden retriever how to fetch his shoes, the phone, and other items, but her latest feat is fetching a can of cider. The pooch happily trots off to get the can for her owner and earns her treat. Credit: Jordan Devlin via Storyful

Woman Destroys Her Gun in Wake of Florida High School Shooting3m44s

Woman Destroys Her Gun in Wake of Florida High School Shooting

A woman who describes herself as a ‘regular hillbilly gunowner’ destroyed her gun as a reaction to a high school shooting in Florida in which 17 people died. Amanda Meyer, originally from Strawberry Point, Iowa, said she grew up around guns and that her parents always emphasized gun safety. She said the only way in which she could be sure that her Sig Sauer P229 won’t hurt anyone was by destroying it. Addressing the camera Amanda said, “I’m not going to let the second amendment any more to be used as an excuse for children to be used as collateral damage.” This video shows Amanda address the camera about the reasons behind her choice to destroy her gun before dismantling the gun with an angle grinder. Credit: Amanda Meyer via Storyful

Bored Celtic Fan Turns to Tinder in Hope of Better 'Match' There47s

Bored Celtic Fan Turns to Tinder in Hope of Better 'Match' There

One football fan was clearly unimpressed with Celtic FC’s performance against Zenit St Petersburg at Celtic Park on February 15. A video shared to Twitter by David B shows a Celtic fan on his phone during the game, fixated on swiping through his potential matches on Tinder. According to the tweet, even though Celtic ultimately won the game 1-0, the first half was “particularly boring,” and it appears that the man took it upon himself to find a more interesting match. Credit: David B via Storyful

Malamute Can't Wait to Open His Christmas Gifts12m25s

Malamute Can't Wait to Open His Christmas Gifts

Tonka the Malamute couldn’t contain his excitement at the thought of opening presents. The uploader told Storyful that he even carries them from the mailbox. Credit: The Adventures of Tonka the Malamute AKA WaterWolf via Storyful

Tiny Puppy's Sweater Is Too Heavy For Her50s

Tiny Puppy's Sweater Is Too Heavy For Her

Some dogs just aren’t equipped to handle winter weather and the wardrobe that goes along with it. Little Lola was trying on her new winter sweater when things took a turn, literally. The tiny one-pound pup couldn’t handle the weight and took a tumble as she was placed on the floor. Hopefully in time she will be able to handle the attire. Credit: Melissa_Dawg via Storyful

Artist Creates Valentine's Day Piece2m34s

Artist Creates Valentine's Day Piece

Artist Samuel Bialkowski wanted to give his Valentine something unique this year for the heart-filled holiday. Instead of a flowers and chocolates, the artist created this beautiful piece to give to his love. Credit: Samuel Bialkowski via Storyful

Kinkajou Desperately Wants to Befriend Cat59s

Kinkajou Desperately Wants to Befriend Cat

Sweet Stella just wants to play. The adorable kinkajou was helping her owners babysit the neighbor’s cat and wanted to introduce herself to the feline. Sadly, the cat seemed to want none of it. Credit: stellathekinkajou via Storyful

Man Pushes Woman to the Ground in Alleged Road Rage Incident in New Hampshire37s

Man Pushes Woman to the Ground in Alleged Road Rage Incident in New Hampshire

Police in Nashua, New Hampshire, launched an investigation into an alleged road rage incident after a man was filmed pushing a woman to the ground during a confrontation on February 18, the New Hampshire Union Leader reported. This footage was shared on Facebook by Jennifer Needham, who said she began recording the incident on Amherst Street after seeing the man approaching the woman’s car, before getting back into his own car. The recording shows the woman approaching the man, who then pushes her forcefully to the ground. She is seen sitting up, rubbing the back of her head. Authorities confirmed they were called to a motor-vehicle accident at the scene, the New Hampshire Union Leader reported, and said no one was injured. Credit: Jennifer Needham via Storyful

Panicked Evacuations in East Ghouta as Strikes Hit43s

Panicked Evacuations in East Ghouta as Strikes Hit

Heavy airstrikes were reported against the besieged area of East Ghouta, east of Damascus, on February 20, killing at least 77 people and injuring more than 200, according to local activists. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported on the strikes. This footage was shared by the Syrian Civil Defense in Damascus province and shows rescue workers rushing to the scene of strikes in the town of Mesraba. Credit: Syrian Civil Defense Damascus via Storyful

Home Security Camera Gives Super Creepy Close-Up of Spider20s

Home Security Camera Gives Super Creepy Close-Up of Spider

Home security cameras are meant to give you peace of mind, but this one has given its owner material for endless nightmares. It shows a spider crawling near the lens of the camera in super creepy fashion, before it falls off. Where is it now? Maybe that mystery is the reason the uploader of the video said “I’m never going back again.” Credit: Small Thunderdog via Storyful

Heavy Rain Causes Torrential Floods in New Zealand35s

Heavy Rain Causes Torrential Floods in New Zealand

Ex-Cyclone Gita hit New Zealand on February 20, causing widespread damage and heavy flooding in parts of the South Island. A state of emergency was declared in Christchurch and Buller, and air traffic to and from Auckland, New Plymouth, Hokitika, Queenstown and Nelson was affected. The full impact of the storm was expected late on February 20 and into the morning of February 21. This video shows floodwaters washing out a road in Collingwood on the South Island. Elsewhere, high winds resulted in fallen trees and damage outside of Nelson. Cyclone Gita caused widespread destruction to the Pacific Islands, particularly Tonga and Samoa. Credit: Myles Devonshire via Storyful

Ex-Cyclone Gita Hits New Zealand's South Island1m00s

Ex-Cyclone Gita Hits New Zealand's South Island

Ex-Cyclone Gita has continued on its path across the South Pacific, reaching New Zealand on February 20. A state of emergency was declared in Christchurch and Buller and air traffic to and from Auckland, New Plymouth, Hokitika, Queenstown and Nelson was affected. The full impact of the storm was expected late on February 20 and into the morning of February 21. These videos, posted from an estate outside of Nelson, shows large trees uprooted as a result of strong winds. Cyclone Gita left widespread destruction to the Pacific Islands, particularly in Tonga and Samoa. Credit: Rebekah Bay via Storyful

Dad Creates Impressive Wingspan For Daughter's Toothless Costume48s

Dad Creates Impressive Wingspan For Daughter's Toothless Costume

Miguel Valenzuela may have won the Dad of the Year award for this costume. For Halloween in 2014, the doting dad made a Toothless costume from How to Train Your Dragon for his young daughter and even built in adjustable wings. His little girl shows off the impressive wing span before Miguel completed the costume. Credit: Maker Mig via Storyful