Flooding in Baghdad, Iraq
-Four killed in worst flooding in 30 years in Baghdad.
-Several hospitals in the city including Fatima al-Zahra hospital in Sadr City was also flooded.
-Government has declared national holiday today.
-Following Iraqi Meteorological Organization, about 6.75 centimeters (2.56 inches) of rain fell in Baghdad on Wednesday.
Flooding across Malaysia
-Floods triggered by torrential rains in Malaysia killed two people.
-More than 20,000 people are currently living in evacuation centers. -Recent flood in Malaysia is expected to be worst since 1971!
-Floods have affected Terengganu, Kelantan and Pahang area of Malaysia.
-More rain on the Malaysian east coast is forecast over the coming days.
Flooding in Asheville area, United states
-Huge storm caused heavy rainfall and flooding in Asheville area of North Carolina.
-Thousands of residents in Buncombe County and Henderson County are still without power.
-Several roads across the area are also closed because of snow and ice.
Tornadoes across Southern United States
-Death toll from several tornadoes from Texas to Alabama has risen to six.
-More than 243,000 homes and businesses are still without power.
-Another blizzard warning is issued from northeastern Arkansas to Cleveland, Ohio, where almost 14 inches of snow is expected to fall by Thursday.
USA Winter Snowstorms
-A powerful winter storm responsible for wind, snow, tornadoes and a flurry of traffic accidents battered the U.S. Northeast on Thursday, canceling hundreds of airline flights but also reviving what had been a snowless ski season.
-The storm dumped a foot (30 cm) of snow on parts of the United States with the heaviest snow falling across northern New York and into New England, the National Weather Service reported.
-The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and New England and coastal flood advisories from New York’s Long Island to southern Maine.
-Airlines canceled nearly 700 flights on Thursday after 1,500 U.S. flights were canceled on Wednesday.