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Firefighters Rescue Family From Their Flooded Home in Greenville53s

Firefighters Rescue Family From Their Flooded Home in Greenville

Flash floods hit parts of Greenville, South Carolina, on Sunday, May 18, after the state endured heavy rains and storms. According to WYFF US, the storm caused hundreds of power outages in the area. A road in downtown Greenville was also closed due to high water levels, Greenville News reported. This video shows fire crews rescuing a family from their home in Ross Street which was affected by the flood. Credit: ‎Carrie Gaske via Storyful

Severe Hailstorm Turns Streets Into Icy Rivers in Orta San Giulio44s

Severe Hailstorm Turns Streets Into Icy Rivers in Orta San Giulio

A severe hailstorm hit the Italian town of Orta San Giulio on Saturday, May 19. This video of melted hail sweeping through the town was captured by eyewitness Nevina Pita. Roads were transformed into rivers and ice, according to local television channel Rete 7 Televisione. Credit: Nevina Pita via Storyful

Freight Train Narrowly Misses Youths Playing on Tracks2m35s

Freight Train Narrowly Misses Youths Playing on Tracks

A freight train narrowly missed three youths playing on train tracks at Gowanbrae, Victoria, as seen in this video posted to YouTube on May 19. According to uploader Brenden Schonfelder, the trio “got a nice little surprise” as a fast-moving steel train rounded the bend at the Moonee Ponds viaduct bridge, near Melbourne’s Essendon airport. The train managed to slow down, as the three made their escape, and flashed its lights. They then returned to the tracks. “Stupidity is probably a understatement as they went back for a second look after the train had passed,” he said. Credit: Schony747 via Storyful

Tornado Touches Down in Central Texas1m38s

Tornado Touches Down in Central Texas

A tornado touched down near Leander, Texas, on May 20, according Leander Fire Department. The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning for Williamson County. This video was captured by eyewitness Dylan Brewer. Credit: Dylan Brewer via Storyful

Funnel Cloud Forms North of Austin1m39s

Funnel Cloud Forms North of Austin

A funnel cloud formed in Leander, Texas, on Sunday, May 20, amid heavy thunderstorms in the vicinity. The Leander Fire Department confirmed a tornado touched down, the National Weather Service said. The fire department confirmed reports of tornado debris that had been earlier reported to the weather service, a news report said. Two or three homes had minor damage. This video shows the funnel cloud from Georgetown on the Leander border. Credit: Ross Skinner via Storyful

Funnel Cloud Forms Over Dauphin Island42s

Funnel Cloud Forms Over Dauphin Island

A funnel cloud was spotted on Dauphin Island, Alabama, on the morning of Saturday, May 19, the same day that at least one waterspout was filmed off the coast of the town. This video was captured by eyewitness Blake Percival. Credit: Blake Percival via Storyful

Public Argument Leads to Woman Riding on Top of Fleeing Car52s

Public Argument Leads to Woman Riding on Top of Fleeing Car

An argument between two women outside a nail salon in Jackson, Tennessee, resulted in one woman, who appears to be a worker, hanging on the truck of a moving car as the second woman, who was accused of not paying her bill, fled the scene, on May 19. A woman who said she was the daughter of the worker in the video said on Facebook that her mother was brought to Tinker Hill, about a mile east, where she was “jumped”. The woman posted a photo of her next to her mother in what appears to be a hospital bed. A video posted to Facebook shortly after the argument shows police arresting a woman beside a stopped car. Both the car and the woman appear to be the same as those involved in the incident. A local paper identified the arrest as likely occcuring near the Old Hickory Mall in the Tinker Hill area. Credit: Sedona Carlon via Storyful

Ominous Skies Churn as Severe Storms Sweep Through Austin Area47s

Ominous Skies Churn as Severe Storms Sweep Through Austin Area

Severe storms swept through the Austin, Texas, area on Sunday, May 20, and one tornado formed north of the city. The Leander Fire Department confirmed tornado damage, a news report said. The storms had rainfall rates of one inch per hour, the National Weather Service said. This video shows the ominous skies in Liberty Hill, Texas, north of Leander, where the tornado was spotted. Credit: Tenfoottexan via Storyful

Lava Flows From Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano On the Streets of Pahoa53s

Lava Flows From Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano On the Streets of Pahoa

Footage captures lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano running on the roads of Pahoa, Hawaii, on May 19. Hawaii News Now reported a resident of the Pahoa area suffered an injury on the leg after being hit by lava splatter. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment, this is the first reported lava-related injury since the volcano first erupted on May 3. Credit: Travis Sanders via Storyful

Aerial Images Show Kilauea Lava Flow's Path Toward Ocean32s

Aerial Images Show Kilauea Lava Flow's Path Toward Ocean

The lava flowing from Kilauea fissures near Leilani Estates, Hawaii, reached the ocean by Sunday, May 20. Lava from fissure 20 reached the ocean at 11 pm on Saturday, a news report said. Parts of Highway 137 also were shut down at about 10:30 pm on Saturday as the lava crossed the road on its way to the ocean. The closure could affect thousands of people trying to get in or out of the lava-affected areas. Since Kilauea’s lower east rift zone started erupting earlier this month, more than 20 fissures have formed and at least 44 buildings in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens have been destroyed. This video shows the lava flow and the active fissures on May 19. Credit: Michael Bruck via Storyful

Mogadishu Streets Under Water After Severe Flooding1m14s

Mogadishu Streets Under Water After Severe Flooding

The streets of Mogadishu, Somalia, were under water on Sunday, May 20, after days of rainfall triggered severe flooding. The storm, a tropical cyclone, was forecasted to strike the arid region on May 16. “Severe flash flooding and river flooding across the region will lead to a loss of human life, livestock, and the destruction of crops, property and infrastructure,” the forecast said. Somalian media reported six people had been confirmed dead and hundreds were displaced after homes and property were damaged or destroyed. This footage taken by a humanitarian organization shows living conditions and the extent of the flooding. Credit: Shakur Ali, Norwegian Refugee Council – Somalia via Storyful

Thousands Gather in Sarajevo to Rally Around Erdogan1m27s

Thousands Gather in Sarajevo to Rally Around Erdogan

Hundreds gathered in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, May 20, to show their support for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a rally organized ahead of Turkish elections. According to reports, this was the only rally Erdogan held outside of Turkey ahead of the June 24 presidential elections. More than 4 million Turks living abroad would be allowed to vote in the election. The event was held in Bosnia after governments in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands said they would not allow rallies, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported. Bakir Izetbegovic, the Bosnian member of the country’s tripartite presidency, also spoke. This video shows the crowd converging outside the event center and the rally inside Zetra Olympic Hall. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful

Severe Flooding Hits Mogadishu's Basra Settlement52s

Severe Flooding Hits Mogadishu's Basra Settlement

Heavy rains caused severe flooding across Mogadishu, Somalia, on Sunday, May 20. Somalian media reported six people had been confirmed dead due to the rising water and hundreds were displaced after homes and property were damaged or destroyed. This footage taken from the Mogadishu settlement of Basra shows living conditions and of children who were playing in the floodwaters. Credit: sayidali via Storyful

Dog-Like Tasmanian Devil Loves Cuddles and Belly Rubs30s

Dog-Like Tasmanian Devil Loves Cuddles and Belly Rubs

Tasmanian devils might have a reputation for being tough, but this video from breeding facility Devil Ark shows that they can be just as sweet, cuddly and needy as a domestic puppy. In this video, uploaded to Facebook on May 20, Malloy the Tasmanian devil is seen enjoying belly rubs, hugs and even kisses with keeper Kelly. Devil Ark is the most extensive breeding program in Australia, managed by the Australian Reptile Park, and works to prevent the species’ extinction. Credit: Devil Ark via Storyful

Bickering Dogs Hear 'Ice Cream' and Immediately Halt54s

Bickering Dogs Hear 'Ice Cream' and Immediately Halt

Two German shepherds were intently engaged in play fighting with one another, when owner Shane Firth asked “Who wants ice cream?!”. The dogs immediately stopped their play, and one looked at his owner with an unmistakably expectant expression. Credit: Shane Firth via Storyful

Foam Spews From Dandenong Creek in Suspected Chemical Dump44s

Foam Spews From Dandenong Creek in Suspected Chemical Dump

Residents living near Dandenong Creek in Melbourne suspect chemical dumping is to blame after the creek spewed foam for three days. A video posted to Facebook showed the scene on Sunday, May 20. 7 News reported the spill extended down the creek for more than five kilometres from Bayswater to Vermont. First Friends of Dandenong Creek vice-president Anthony Bigelow told Storyful that the pollution incident was unlike anything he’d seen before. He said the pollution began on Saturday morning, May 19, before slowing on Monday, May 21. He said it is suspected there were three chemical dumps over the weekend, with two originating from a stormwater drain at Bayswater Industrial Estate and the other from another connecting creek. The Herald Sun reported that the Environment Protection Authority Victoria was investigating. Credit: Anthony Bigelow via Storyful

Living the Good Life - Harley the Cockatoo Goes on Holiday1m40s

Living the Good Life - Harley the Cockatoo Goes on Holiday

Harley the cockatoo was in her element on a caravan holiday with her human ‘parents’. She met a pot-bellied pig, explored her surroundings and played with her owner. Harley’s loud, happy squawks demonstrate a very contented bird. Credit: Harley the cockatoo via Storyful

Heavy Rain Triggers Flooding in Mill Spring1m35s

Heavy Rain Triggers Flooding in Mill Spring

A state of emergency was declared in Polk County, North Carolina, after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides across the county on Friday, May 18. According to a local news report, one woman died after she was swept away by a mudslide near her home. This videos shows severe flooding at a resident’s backyard near Silver Creek Road in Mill Spring during the heavy rain. Roads were temporarily closed due to flooding and downed trees, WLOS reported. Credit: Jason Walker via Storyful

Smoke Bomb Let Off in Tesco Near Wembley1m03s

Smoke Bomb Let Off in Tesco Near Wembley

A red smoke bomb was let off in a Tesco near Wembley Park on Saturday, May 19, according to the video, uploade late on Saturday. The FA Cup Final was contested in Wembley earlier that day, with Chelsea beating Manchester United 1-0. Credit: Jan Ivanisin via Storyful

Charity Recognized by Royal Couple Highlights Plastic Pollution in Elaborate Wedding Message1m00s

Charity Recognized by Royal Couple Highlights Plastic Pollution in Elaborate Wedding Message

A drone video has captured a message of congratulations for the royal couple, intricately carved into the sand of a UK beach by one of the charities recognized by Meghan and Harry ahead of their May 19 marriage. Surfers Against Sewage was nominated as one of seven charities set to benefit from the royal wedding for their work on beach cleaning and removing plastics from the UK coastline, the charity reported. Credit: Surfers Against Sewage via Storyful

No Cold, or Wet, Feet For This Bride During New Orleans Flash Flood36s

No Cold, or Wet, Feet For This Bride During New Orleans Flash Flood

A little flash flood in New Orleans, Louisiana, didn’t stop a bride from getting to her wedding on Friday, May 18. The bride was carried into Preservation Hall by a group of men so her wedding dress wouldn’t get ruined. Sapphire Events, a company of wedding planners, captured this footage. Valerie Gernhauser, the company’s owner, said the bridal party decided to forget about an outdoor ceremony and carry on indoors. “We grabbed every bottle of champagne we could carry through the rain and served the guests inside the Preservation Hall while we waited for the rain to subside. When the water started rising and it became apparent the rain would not let up for some time, we decided to proceed with the ceremony. The hire, groom, families and friends were all in great spirits and I have never seen anything like this” Gernhauser told Storyful News. WGNO reported up to 4.5 inches of rain had fallen in some parts of the city, causing widespread flooding and power outages. Credit: Sapphire Events via Storyful

Aerial Footage Shows Huge Eruptions at Leilani Estates, Hawaii2m19s

Aerial Footage Shows Huge Eruptions at Leilani Estates, Hawaii

Eruptions continued at the Leilani Estates in Puna, Hawaii, as seen in this aerial footage recorded from a helicopter by Mick Kalber on Saturday, May 18. Over twenty-two fissures are active as of Saturday, according to the County of Hawaii, quoting the Hawaii Volcano Observatory. Credit: Mick Kalber/Paradise Helicopters via Storyful

Milwaukee Bus Driver Helps Boy Get to School After He Falls Off Bike1m02s

Milwaukee Bus Driver Helps Boy Get to School After He Falls Off Bike

A bus driver for the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) went out of her way to help a young boy who fell off his bike on his way to school on May 10. Footage shared by MCTS shows the driver, Felicia Moore, stopping to help the boy, who came off his bike while crossing a road. “I saw a little boy who fell on his bike and it looked like a car had clipped his back tire,” Moore told Fox6. “I immediately saw my baby laying on that ground and was like ‘Oh God! I got to help him,’” she added. The video shows Moore opening the door of the bus, and asking the injured boy if he would like a free ride to Lincoln Elementary School. The boy gratefully accepts, and can be heard saying “thank you” as he arrives at his destination. Moore then apologizes to her other passengers for the inconvenience, but says “that baby needed some help.” Credit: Milwaukee County Transit System via Storyful

Waterspout Spotted at Dauphin Island51s

Waterspout Spotted at Dauphin Island

A waterspout was spotted off the coast of Dauphin Island, Alabama, on the morning of Saturday, May 19. This video was captured by eyewitness Hayley Downey. It shows the waterspout in motion on the horizon. Credit: Hayley Downey via Storyful