Three U.S. States Declare Emergencies as Missouri River Swells

HeadlineMar 21, 2019

In the United States, authorities have declared states of emergency in Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa for communities along the Missouri River, as warming temperatures have melted snow from last week’s storms, causing the river to breach levies and overflow its banks. The floods have killed four people over the past week and caused an estimated $1 billion in damage.

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