NWS advises that conditions are favorable to flooding in the southeast of the U.S.
Fort Smith Police Department said Donna Reneau had done nothing wrong in her call with Debbie Stevens who died when her car got trapped in floodwaters.
Four people are reported to have been killed by extreme weather in the past couple of days.
Large parts of California, including around Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, warned of heavy rain, snowfall, strong winds and potential flooding forecast for this weekend.
Several areas of the Philippines are under an extreme flood advisory including the Eastern Visayas, Bicol and Calabarzon regions.
Several parts of Arizona, including Phoenix and Tuscon, have been issued with severe flood and thunderstorm warnings, with wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour expected.
The LA Department of Public Health has warned residents and visitors to avoid contact with ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Flash flooding is expected in several parts near the West Coast, including most of Arizona and some parts of Southern California, which has seen its first significant rainfall since May.
Wildfires can increase the threat of flash flooding in an area for up to five years.
The city's mayor Luigi Brugnaro has blamed recent severe flooding in the historic city on climate change.
Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro announced on Tuesday evening that he would declare the city in a state of emergency due to the flooding.
"The situation is dramatic. We ask the government to help us. The cost will be high," Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said.
19 million-year-old wood chips were found in sediment layers in the Bay of Bengal.
Nearly 320,000 have been left without power in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and other parts of the Northeast as the powerful nor'easter rips across the region.
Super Typhoon Hagibis has killed dozens of people in Japan as the government mobilizes thousands of troops to assist in rescue efforts.
"The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes that bring suffering and death to some of our nation's most vulnerable wildlife," the author of a new report said.
The tropical storm brought more than 40 inches of rain some parts of southeastern Texas, producing record-breaking floods.
Scientists simulated a hypothetical but physically plausible storm dubbed "Hurricane Rhody" that makes landfall twice in an area that FEMA has called the "Achilles' heel of the Northeast."
Speaking to The Weather Channel Thursday morning, Rod Carroll, Chief of the Vidor Police Department in Texas, told reporters flooding in the town was "worse during this storm than it was during Hurricane Harvey."
"It's bad. Homes that did not flood in Harvey are flooding now."
In general, extreme weather events are expected to become more frequent and intense, as global temperatures warm
Flooding caused the evacuation of patients at a hospital and trapped some people in their homes.
"If it works, it's totally worth it," said Brittany Vidal, who lives in the Davis Shores neighborhood of St. Augustine, Florida.
The storm hit the Bahamas on Sunday afternoon, bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain and massive storm surges which left homes and businesses underwater.
There are around 50 snake species in Russia, of which around 11 can pose a danger to humans.
Severe thunderstorms will pose a risk to mid-Atlantic through to southern New England until Wednesday.
The state of Florida is only just recovering from the hottest June on record.
The Mississippi River is almost at flood stage already, and Barry is expected to bring a storm surge up to 5 feet this weekend, which could wreak havoc in the Crescent City.
Flood stages have already been breached