Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an "extremely dangerous" hurricane, causing over a million power outages across the state and Mississippi.
"You all are like angels to us right now and we appreciate everything everyone has done," a family member said.
Henri, which has been reduced to a tropical depression, is expected to continue weakening Monday, but not before bringing more rain to southern New England.
"It was something like the quickness of a tornado I guess. Someone described it as a tidal wave," said Waverly Mayor Buddy Frazier
According to the National Hurricane Center, Henri is now expected to make landfall at or near hurricane strength on Long Island or in southern New England on Sunday.
Several storms have hit Michigan over the past week, causing power lines to be downed and roads to be closed amid flooding.
Emergency services officials urged residents of Wisconsin and Illinois to remain indoors as powerful storms battered the region on Tuesday, leaving hundreds of thousands without power.
The National Weather Service warned "severe weather is possible" through Thursday in parts of the southeast.
The rescue came after days of heavy storms and rain across the Phoenix area.
After a weekend of unusually heavy rainfall, the banks of major rivers overflowed and caused severe flooding across China's Henan province on Tuesday.
"I grieve for those who have lost their lives in this disaster," said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Severe thunderstorms in southwestern Texas could produce hail, damaging winds, and possibly a tornado.
Police in central China have arrested a supervisor who is suspected of allowing the work to continue, despite an adverse weather warning issued by the city of Wuhan.
Storms have led to at least three deaths and dozens of injuries in the southern United States this week.
Extreme weather warnings are in place until Saturday morning.
"It was an amazing experience and honestly I did not think about how lucky myself and my parents were until after looking at the video," said Monica Capen.
Tornadoes caused widespread damage across parts of the state, including in Peachtree City and Coweta County.
There were at least 15 reports of tornadoes in Alabama on Thursday amid severe storms that left at least five people dead and tens of thousands without power.
Thousands have been affected by outages after bad weather brought down power lines and damaged properties.
States facing the highest risk of tornadoes on Wednesday include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.
The billionaire philanthropist said green energy was not to blame for the widespread blackouts that hit Texas last week as its power grid faltered.
The email error made customers worry that they owed $200,000 to CenterPoint Energy.
More than 4 million Texas residents were left without power in a state largely dependent on oil and gas.
"Mother nature is dealing us a rough hand tonight," the Sacramento Municipal Utility District said Tuesday evening.
Massive thunderstorms swept across northern Texas, prompting tornado warnings and causing major damage to buildings in Arlington.
Iota is expected to make landfall in nearly the exact same location where Hurricane Eta did about two weeks ago, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
There are more than 2.2 million power outages reported across Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Alabama and Mississippi, as of Thursday.
Delta, now categorized as a post-tropical cyclone, "continues to be a heavy rainfall threat," the National Hurricane Center warned Sunday.
After making landfall Friday, "rapid weakening is anticipated and Delta is forecast to fall below hurricane strength," the National Hurricane Center said.
Tropical Storm Teddy is "likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions," the National Hurricane Center warned.