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A car sits stranded in flooded water on Highway 101 in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 10, 2018 - 8:46 pm
Residents of the area hit the hardest by the deadly flash floods in Southern California didn't heed a voluntary evacuation. In Montecito, California, the vast majority of people under mandatory and voluntary evacuation orders early Tuesday stayed in their homes, 400 of which were either destroyed...
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A bulldozer moves debris as a vehicle sits stranded in flooded water on U.S. Highway 101 in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 10, 2018 - 8:40 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept away cars and left at least 17 victims dead. "It's just waiting and not...
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The first passenger train is leaving the train station towards Taesch, in Zermatt, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Due to heavy snowfall and rain showers, Zermatt was only reachable by air. In the meantime the train track reopened this evening. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 12:52 pm
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — A train packed with tourists left from a snowbound resort town near Switzerland's famed Matterhorn peak Wednesday, marking the resumption of railway service that had been halted for two days because of avalanche risks and had stranded around 13,000 visitors. The...
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Support staff handle baggage of tourists at the heliport of Air Zermatt for an airlift into the valley to Raron, in Zermatt, Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018. Due to heavy snowfall and rain showers, Zermatt can only be reached by air. Swiss authorities have closed roads and train service into the town of Zermatt amid a heightened risk of avalanches, stranding some 13,000 tourists in the town. (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 11:43 am
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the thousands of tourists stranded in the Swiss ski town of Zermatt, near the Matterhorn (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A train packed with tourists has begun the descent from a snowbound town near Switzerland's Matterhorn as railway service resumed following...
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A structure is smashed against a tree along Hot Springs Road in Montecito, Calif. after getting hit by a flash flood and debris flow on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Several homes were swept away before dawn Tuesday when mud and debris roared into neighborhoods in Montecito from hillsides stripped of vegetation during a recent wildfire. (Daniel Dreifuss)
January 10, 2018 - 8:23 am
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly debris flows that hit the Southern California community of Montecito (all times local): 5:15 a.m. The death toll from the powerful debris flows that hit the Southern California community of Montecito has risen to 15. Santa Barbara County spokeswoman...
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FILE - In this Jan 7, 2018, file photo, England's Joe Root drinks during a break in play against Australia during the fourth day of their Ashes cricket test match in Sydney. Roots was hospitalized with severe dehydration later Sunday, which was Sydney’s hottest day in almost 80 years with a high of 47.3 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit). The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said in its annual climate statement on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, that 2017 was the nation’s hottest year since 1910. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:22 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials says Australia has experienced its third hottest year on record in 2017, when surrounding high sea temperatures delivered a second consecutive summer of devastating coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. Much of the World heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef...
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A structure is smashed against a tree along Hot Springs Road in Montecito, Calif. after getting hit by a flash flood and debris flow on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Several homes were swept away before dawn Tuesday when mud and debris roared into neighborhoods in Montecito from hillsides stripped of vegetation during a recent wildfire. (Daniel Dreifuss)
January 09, 2018 - 9:22 pm
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — At least 13 people were killed and dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. Helicopters were used to pluck...
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A rescue team removes their boat after a swift water rescue in the Los Angeles River early Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Lake Balboa in Los Angeles. Crews rescued residents from inundated homes Tuesday as mud and debris from wildfire-scarred hillsides flowed through neighborhoods and onto a key Southern California highway during a powerful winter storm that dropped record rain across the state. (Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 12:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A fire official says five people have been killed by mudslides that swept Southern California homes from their foundations as a powerful storm drenched recent wildfire burn areas. Santa Barbara County Fire Department...
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January 09, 2018 - 6:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvanians are waking to the sounds of neighbors scraping their windshields after freezing rain and snow moved across the state. Many schools around the state are closed or have delayed opening on Tuesday. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to use caution because roads...
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A fireman checks on a clogged storm drain in the wildfire damaged Coffey Park neighborhood, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Storms brought rain to California on Monday and increased the risk of mudslides in fire-ravaged communities in devastated northern wine country and authorities to order evacuations farther south for towns below hillsides burned by the state's largest-ever wildfire. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
January 08, 2018 - 11:18 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Storms brought rain to California on Monday and increased the risk of mudslides in fire-ravaged communities, driving property owners to stack sandbags in devastated northern wine country areas and leading authorities to order evacuations for Southern California...
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