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Updated: 31 min 41 sec ago
A relentless drought related to El Nino has affected Somaliland and other parts of the Horn of Africa.
More than a foot of rain deluged parts of Houston on Monday, leaving five dead as surging waters flooded homes and highways for thousands of residents who were warned to stay inside.
Thunderstorms triggered flash flooding in Houston, Texas, with more than 7 inches of rain falling in an 8-hour period overnight Sunday.
More than 16 million people were threatened by severe weather Sunday morning as snow continued and heavy rain was expected to trigger flash floods.
The middle portion of the country was threatened by a wide array of dangerous weather conditions over the weekend.
A storm system hovering over a broad swath of the Plains could dump a month's worth of rain over some areas in just four or five days.
Total rainfall over four-to-five days from Friday could approach all-time monthly records for the month of April in some parts of the High Plains.
Cellphone footage and time lapse surveillance video show a cloud of sand dwarfing five-story buildings as it rolls into Guazhou County, NW China.