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B. 09-19 Hurricane Maria takes aim at Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands Puerto Rico
C. 09-12 Hurricane Irma: Quarter of Florida Keys homes 'destroyed'
D. 09-11 Hurricane Irma: Two-thirds of Florida without power
09-10 Irma wallops Florida Cudjoe Key, Florida
F. 09-09 Hurricane Irma: Florida braces for storm arrival Miami
G. 09-05 Hurricane Irma: Residents prepare for 'catastrophic' storm Puerto Rico
H. 09-03 Hurricane Harvey: Texas governor warns bill could be $180bn Texas
8. 09-01 Trump seeks $7.8bn for flood recovery U.S. Congress
9. 08-31 Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress White House, Washington

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Hurricane Irma: Two-thirds of Florida without power Map of Naples Florida Florida
Hurricane Maria takes aim at Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
Yesterday   Puerto Rico
  The Category 5 storm barreled toward the U.S. territory with disastrous winds and 'life-threatening' flooding, according to forecasters
Sep. 11   Florida
  About 6.5 million homes in Florida, two-thirds of the total, are without power after Hurricane Irma cut a deadly path through the state

Sep. 10   Florida
Aug. 30   Houston
Aug. 27   Houston
Aug. 26   Texas
Aug.20   Singapore
Jul.10   Mississippi
Jun.16   Japan



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Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high wind...
US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singa...
Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident
Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high wind...
US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singa...
Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident
USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off...
Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident
2016
West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued...
East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
East coast struck by mammoth snowfall
War & Army
2016 2016
War & Army
Aviation Disasters
2016 2016
Aviation Disasters
2015
US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destr...
US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Ce...
Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma ...
US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 ki...
US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destr...
US admits snow forecast errors
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
Aviation Disasters
2015 2015
Aviation Disasters
2014
Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Many killed by a landslide in US state of Was...
'Polar vortex' grips North America
Storm bears down on US east coast
'Polar vortex' grips North America
War & Army
2014 2014
War & Army
Aviation Disasters
2014 2014
Aviation Disasters
2013
Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite
Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
'Historic' snowstorm blankets US
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
2012
40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
Severe flooding as Sandy strikes
40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
Aviation Disasters
2012 2012
Aviation Disasters
2011
Huge storm tears across New York
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Huge storm tears across New York
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
Aviation Disasters
2011 2011
Aviation Disasters
2010
BP says oil has stopped leaking
Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster'
Oil spill after blast on oil rig
Blast killed at least 25 miners
Weather Related
2010 2010
Weather Related
US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
Aviation Disasters
2010 2010
Aviation Disasters
2009
'Balloon boy' found alive at home
85 deaths reported after quake
Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River
Weather Related
2009 2009
Weather Related
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
'Balloon boy' found alive at home
50 die after plane crashes into house
Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River
2008
24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
Weather Related
2008 2008
Weather Related
War & Army
2008 2008
War & Army
Aviation Disasters
2008 2008
Aviation Disasters
2007
500,000 flee wildfires
Bridge collapses into Mississippi
Weather Related
2007 2007
Weather Related
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
Famed flier Fossett missing
2005
Massive airlift rescues thousands
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
Hurricane Katrina lashes coast
31 Marines killed in chopper crash
Aviation Disasters
2005 2005
Aviation Disasters
2003
Major power outage
Space shuttle and crew lost
Weather Related
2003 2003
Weather Related
War & Army
2003 2003
War & Army
Aviation Disasters
2003 2003
Aviation Disasters
2001
Jet crashes, killing 260
Terror attacks hit U.S.
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
Weather Related
2001 2001
Weather Related
U.S. spy plane lands in China
U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
Jet crashes, killing 260
Terror attacks hit U.S.
U.S. spy plane lands in China

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Hurricane Maria takes aim at Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands


September 2017 ... more > Top ^
Yesterday   Puerto Rico  
  The Category 5 storm barreled toward the U.S. territory with disastrous winds and 'life-threatening' flooding, according to forecasters
Sep. 12  Florida  Hurricane Irma: Quarter of Florida Keys homes 'destroyed' Sep. 11   Florida Hurricane Irma: Two-thirds of Florida without power
Map of Naples Florida Florida
  About 6.5 million homes in Florida, two-thirds of the total, are without power after Hurricane Irma cut a deadly path through the state
Sep. 10   Florida   Irma wallops Florida Map of Cudjoe Key Florida
  Hurricane is snapping trees like matchsticks and knocking out power to more than 1 million people with 130 mph winds
Sep. 9  Miami  Hurricane Irma: Florida braces for storm arrival Sep. 5   Puerto Rico Hurricane Irma: Residents prepare for 'catastrophic' storm Sep. 3  Texas  Hurricane Harvey: Texas governor warns bill could be $180bn Sep. 1  U.S. Congress  Trump seeks $7.8bn for flood recovery

August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug. 31   Washington Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress
Aug. 30   Houston Flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire   During heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, the Arkema plant at Crosby lost refrigeration of chemical compounds which need to be kept cool Aug. 29   Houston Houston floods: Night curfew to stop robbery and looting Aug. 28  Houston  Storm Harvey: 'Catastrophic' flooding expected to worsen Aug. 27   Houston Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'   Up to 2,000 people have been rescued from floods in and around Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains Aug. 26   Houston Harvey: Fears grow over severe flooding risk   Texas   Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain Map of Rockport Texas
  The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal areas.    Some residents are feared trapped in collapsed buildings. More than 200,000 customers are without electricity. Hurric...
Aug.20   Singapore US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Map of Strait of Singapore Singapore
  Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after USS John S McCain and an oil tanker collided off the coast of Singapore


July 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jul.10   Mississippi Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident   KC-130 Hercules transport aircraft crashed in the state of Mississippi at around 16:00 local time (21:00 GMT) on Monday 100 miles north of J...

June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.17  Japan  USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found Jun.16   Japan USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan   Among the injured is the Fitzgerald's commanding officer, who was taken to hospital by helicopter. The destroyer collided with the container...

February 2017 ... more > Top ^
Feb.20  Melbourne  5 dead, including 4 Americans, after plane crashes into Australia mall

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Jan.22  US Georgia  US storms: At least 18 dead in Georgia and Mississippi

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September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Florida  Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast  Florida  SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.18  Southern California  California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands Aug.8    Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead
Jun.15  Florida  Body of boy seized by alligator found

February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Dallas  Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US

January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.23   New York East coast struck by mammoth snowfall


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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.25  Mississippi  US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.29  New Orleans  New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.28  Zimbabwe  US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil

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Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people

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May.29  Dallas  Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed

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Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash

February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.27  New York  US admits snow forecast errors

year 2014 Top ^

Oct.31   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital Sep.30  Dallas  First Ebola case diagnosed in the US Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home Mar.23   Washington State Many killed by a landslide in US state of Washington Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast Jan.5   Toronto   'Polar vortex' grips North America   Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather.

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.1  New York  New York train crash kills four Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite
Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International Jul.2   Austria 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight Jun.30   Arizona 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire May.20   Oklahoma   Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado   At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Mar.1  Florida  Florida man swallowed by sinkhole Feb.14  Alabama  Crippled cruise ship reaches land Feb.8  Massachusetts  'Historic' snowstorm blankets US

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Oct.30   Manhattan     40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos   Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Oct.29   New Jersey     Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Apr.5  Alaska  US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship' Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured Aug.28  New York  Huge storm tears across New York May.23  Missouri  89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300


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Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US Jul.15  Louisiana  BP says oil has stopped leaking Jun.12  Global  American teenage sailor rescued May.30  Washington  Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.    At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. hist...
Apr.6   Blast killed at least 25 miners
Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot Oct.15  Colorado  'Balloon boy' found alive at home Sep.29  Samoa  85 deaths reported after quake Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house Feb.11  Siberia  Russian and US satellites collide Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River


year 2008 Top ^

Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.23   Southern California 500,000 flee wildfires
Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash Jan.3    Only one miner reported alive

year 2005 Top ^

Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Sep.3  New Orleans  Massive airlift rescues thousands Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city Aug.29   New Orleans   Hurricane Katrina lashes coast   1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5 Jun.30  Afghanistan  16 bodies recovered from crash site Apr.21  Iraq  6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash Jan.26  Western Iraq  31 Marines killed in chopper crash

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Aug.14   New York Major power outage
Feb.20   New England 96 killed in nightclub inferno Feb.1   Texas     Space shuttle and crew lost  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260
Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed Apr.1   Southern China U.S. spy plane lands in China Feb.9   Hawaii U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
before year 2000
Apr. 19, 1993   Texas   Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead
Map of Mount Carmel Center Waco TX Texas  A siege of a compound belonging to the religious group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military Oct. 19, 1991   San Francisco Bay Area Oakland hills firestorm Oct. 17, 1989   San Francisco Bay Area Loma Prieta earthquake Jan. 28, 1986   Florida   Space Shuttle Challenger disaster
Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members Nov. 28, 1942   Boston Cocoanut Grove fire May. 6, 1937   New Jersey Explosion of the Hindenburg Map of Lakehurst New Jersey New Jersey  The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died Apr. 14, 1912   Maritime Provinces     S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage Apr. 18, 1906   San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco earthquake and fire  Devastating fires broke out in the city that lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was dest... Feb. 15, 1898   Cuba   U.S.S. Maine blown up   The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew


Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire 500,000 flee wildfires 96 killed in nightclub inferno Waco siege ends, leaving 86 people dead Map of Mount Carmel Center Waco TX Texas  A siege of a compound belonging to the religious group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military Oakland hills firestorm Cocoanut Grove fire Loma Prieta earthquake tr> San Francisco earthquake and fire  Devastating fires broke out in the city that lasted for several days. As a result, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was dest... US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Map of Strait of Singapore Singapore




USA, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2016
Aug.18  Southern California  California wildfires: Ferocious fires evict thousands
2013
Aug.22   California
Jun.30   Arizona
May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California
2009
Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot
2007
Oct.23   Southern California
2003
Feb.20   New England
1993
Apr. 19, 1993   Texas
1991
Oct. 19, 1991   San Francisco Bay Area
1942
Nov. 28, 1942   Boston




USA, Disasters Fatal Accident Timeline ... See World Fatal Accident timeline Top ^
2005
Jan.26  Western Iraq  31 Marines killed in chopper crash




USA, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2010
Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti
2009
Sep.29  Samoa  85 deaths reported after quake
1989
Oct. 17, 1989   San Francisco Bay Area
1906
Apr. 18, 1906   San Francisco Bay Area




USA, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2016
Feb.2  Dallas  Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US
2014
Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive
Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse
Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital
Sep.30  Dallas  First Ebola case diagnosed in the US
2009
Apr.29  Texas  First U.S. swine flu death confirmed




USA, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Aug.20   Singapore
  Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after USS John S McCain and an oil tanker collided off the coast of Singapore
Jun.17  Japan  USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found Jun.16   Japan USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan   Among the injured is the Fitzgerald's commanding officer, who was taken to hospital by helicopter. The destroyer collided with the container... 2013 Feb.14  Alabama  Crippled cruise ship reaches land 2012 Apr.5  Alaska  US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship' 2001 Feb.9   Hawaii U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide 1912 Apr. 14, 1912   Maritime Provinces   S.S. Titanic sank Map of Newfoundland Canada  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocea after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage 1898 Feb. 15, 1898   Cuba   U.S.S. Maine blown up   The Maine is best known for her loss in Havana Harbor. She exploded without warning, and sank quickly, killing nearly three quarters of her crew



USA, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2003 Aug.14   New York Major power outage




USA, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2010 Apr.6   Blast killed at least 25 miners
2006 Jan.3    Only one miner reported alive



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2017 Yesterday   Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria takes aim at Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
  The Category 5 storm barreled toward the U.S. territory with disastrous winds and 'life-threatening' flooding, according to forecasters
Sep. 12  Florida  Hurricane Irma: Quarter of Florida Keys homes 'destroyed' Sep. 11   Florida Hurricane Irma: Two-thirds of Florida without power
Map of Naples Florida Florida
  About 6.5 million homes in Florida, two-thirds of the total, are without power after Hurricane Irma cut a deadly path through the state
Sep. 10   Florida Irma wallops Florida Map of Cudjoe Key Florida
  Hurricane is snapping trees like matchsticks and knocking out power to more than 1 million people with 130 mph winds
Sep. 9  Miami  Hurricane Irma: Florida braces for storm arrival Sep. 5   Puerto Rico Hurricane Irma: Residents prepare for 'catastrophic' storm Sep. 3  Texas  Hurricane Harvey: Texas governor warns bill could be $180bn Aug. 31   Washington Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress Aug. 26   Houston Harvey: Fears grow over severe flooding risk Aug. 26   Texas Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain Map of Rockport Texas
  The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal areas.    Some residents are feared trapped in collapsed buildings. More than 200,000 customers are without electricity. Hurric...
Jan.22  US Georgia  US storms: At least 18 dead in Georgia and Mississippi 2016 Sep.1  Florida  Hurricane Hermine makes landfall on Florida coast Jan.23   New York East coast struck by mammoth snowfall 2015 Dec.25  Mississippi  US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction Aug.29  New Orleans  New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East Jan.27  New York  US admits snow forecast errors 2014 Feb.12   North Carolina Storm bears down on US east coast Jan.5   Toronto 'Polar vortex' grips North America   Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather. 2013 May.20   Oklahoma Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado   At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise Feb.8  Massachusetts  'Historic' snowstorm blankets US 2012 Oct.30   Manhattan   40 people killed by Sandy as transport chaos   Millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada Aug.28  Louisiana  Isaac bears down on US Gulf Coast Mar.2  Indiana  Fierce storms leave 20 dead in US 2011 Aug.28  New York  Huge storm tears across New York May.23  Missouri  89 killed by Missouri tornado Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300 2010 Dec.27  New York  Travel chaos as blizzards hit US 2008 Sep.13  Houston  Hurricane Ike pounds Texas coast 2005 Sep.20  Florida  Rita strengthens to hurricane Aug.29   New Orleans Hurricane Katrina lashes coast   1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods Aug.28  New Orleans  Katrina now Category 5



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2014 Mar.23   Washington State Many killed by a landslide in US state of Washington




USA, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2017 Sep. 1  U.S. Congress  Trump seeks $7.8bn for flood recovery Aug. 30   Houston Flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast or fire   During heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, the Arkema plant at Crosby lost refrigeration of chemical compounds which need to be kept cool Aug. 29   Houston Houston floods: Night curfew to stop robbery and looting
Aug. 28  Houston  Storm Harvey: 'Catastrophic' flooding expected to worsen Aug. 27   Houston Up to 2,000 rescued as Houston hit by 'catastrophic floods'   Up to 2,000 people have been rescued from floods in and around Houston, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter Texas with heavy rains 2016 Jun.25   Mid-Atlantic states West Virginia deadly floods: Hundreds rescued, 23 dead 2015 May.29  Dallas  Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 2012 Oct.29   New Jersey   Severe flooding as Sandy strikes   A major storm bringing torrential rain, high winds, flood surges and heavy snow has made landfall on the east US coast



USA, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2017 Jul.10   Mississippi Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident   KC-130 Hercules transport aircraft crashed in the state of Mississippi at around 16:00 local time (21:00 GMT) on Monday 100 miles north of J... Feb.20  Melbourne  5 dead, including 4 Americans, after plane crashes into Australia mall 2016 Aug.8    Delta: Power cut strands thousands of passengers 2015 Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash 2013 Jul.22  New York  Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
Jul.2   Austria 'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight 2011 Sep.16  Nevada  Air race crash: 9 people killed, 52 injured 2009 Oct.15  Colorado  'Balloon boy' found alive at home Aug.8  Manhattan  Helicopter and plane collide, 9 died Jun.18  New Jersey  Jetliner lands safely after pilot dies Feb.12  Upstate New York  50 die after plane crashes into house Jan.15   New York Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River 2008 Oct.2  California  Fossett plane found 2007 Sep.4  Nevada  Famed flier Fossett missing 2006 Aug.27  Kentucky  49 dead in plane crash 2005 Jun.30  Afghanistan  16 bodies recovered from crash site Apr.21  Iraq  6 Americans among 11 dead in copter crash 2001 Nov.12   New York Jet crashes, killing 260 Sep.11  Pennsylvania  United Airlines Flight 93 crashed Sep.11   Manhattan   Terror attacks hit U.S. Map of World Trade Center USA  3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed Apr.1   Southern China U.S. spy plane lands in China 1937 May. 6, 1937   New Jersey Explosion of the Hindenburg Map of Lakehurst New Jersey New Jersey  The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock. Of the 97 people on board, 35 died



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2016 Jun.15  Florida  Body of boy seized by alligator found 2015 Jul.28  Zimbabwe  US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil



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2010 Jul.15  Louisiana  BP says oil has stopped leaking May.30  Washington  Oil leak 'worst US environment disaster' Apr.21   Louisiana   Oil spill after blast on oil rig
  A 'catastrophic' explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.    At least 11 missing after blast. Massive oil spill is the largest offshore spill in U.S. hist...




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2015 Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people 2007 Aug.1   Minnesota Bridge collapses into Mississippi




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2014 Aug.11  San Francisco Bay Area  Actor Robin Williams found dead at home



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2015 May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed 2013 Dec.1  New York  New York train crash kills four 2008 Sep.12  Los Angeles  24 killed, 135 injured in train collision



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2010 Jun.12  Global  American teenage sailor rescued 2005 Sep.3  New Orleans  Massive airlift rescues thousands Sep.1  New Orleans  'Desperate SOS' for city 2001 Sep.13  New York  5,000 people remain missing



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2016 Sep.1  Florida  SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch 2014 Oct.31   Southern California Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Oct.28  Virginia  Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes 2009 Feb.11  Siberia  Russian and US satellites collide 2003 Feb.1   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas 1986 Jan. 28, 1986   Florida Space Shuttle Challenger disaster Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members



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2015 Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion 2013 Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant