"The weather affects every place on the Earth, from our backyard to entire forested, agricultural, or oceanic landscapes," an expert told "Newsweek."
"I think they'll give me a detention but it'll be worth it."
Multiple flood and tornado warnings have been issued across central states as severe weather set to continue.
The U.S. said that "floods once again show the level of Iranian regime mismanagement in urban planning and in emergency preparedness" weeks after flooding ravaged the Midwest.
At least three states including Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin have declared states of emergency in the wake of historic flooding and blizzard conditions caused by the "bomb cyclone."
"The fortunate thing is we were able to help them through their first rough patch," the Bogota Police Department said after rescuing a bride and groom left stranded in flood waters.
"We don't eat none of them big ones," Constable Robert Watkins said.
The rainfall totals and flooding are breaking records.
An August 15 executive order revoked an Obama directive regarding planning for flood risk.
The Southwest monsoon provides most of northwest Mexico's yearly rainfall.
Passers-by pulled a toddler and a baby from the vehicle after it skidded into a ditch.
Deadly rainstorms have polluted the Maipo river in Santiago.
Shunsuke Mutai had to be carried over a puddle while assessing flood damage.
When a no-name storm can become a 500-year disaster, we should know that action is needed.
Three dead and thousands rescued as storms batter the Gulf Coast.