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Flooding in US Midwest - 29 Jun 2011
Flooding in US Midwest - 29 Jun 2011
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 28, 2011
An Amtrak train station remains surrounded by flood water from the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
An Amtrak train station remains surrounded by flood water from the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota...
An Amtrak train station remains surrounded by flood water from the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota June 28, 2011. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
Brian Rosendahl adjusts the hose as he drains six inches of water from his basement as a gaggle of geese...
MINOT, United Kingdom
A homeowner drains his basement as geese move in Minot, North Dakota
Brian Rosendahl adjusts the hose as he drains six inches of water from his basement as a gaggle of geese use his yard and city streets as their new habitat in Minot, North Dakota near the Souris River, as flood waters recede in Minot June 27, 2011. There have been no reported deaths or injuries in the biggest flood in area history but floodwaters have all but swallowed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 12,000 Minot-area residents. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ANIMALS)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 28, 2011
The sign on the Red Cross building is reflected in flood waters near the Souris River in Minot, North...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
The sign on the Red Cross building is reflected in flood waters near the Souris River in Minot, North...
The sign on the Red Cross building is reflected in flood waters near the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 28, 2011
Gordon Valgren uses a mover's dolly to remove sandbags protecting his house from floodwaters near the...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A man removes sandbags protecting his house from floodwaters near the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota...
Gordon Valgren uses a mover's dolly to remove sandbags protecting his house from floodwaters near the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 28, 2011
Lynn Wunderlich sits on his front porch with a sign his wife and daughter made thanking the soldiers...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A man sits on his front porch with a sign his wife and daughter made thanking the soldiers and volunteers...
Lynn Wunderlich sits on his front porch with a sign his wife and daughter made thanking the soldiers and volunteers for their help in battling flooding near the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 28, 2011
Pens are left out for soldiers and volunteers to write on a sign thanking them for their help in battling...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Pens are left out for soldiers and volunteers to write on a sign thanking them for their help in battling...
Pens are left out for soldiers and volunteers to write on a sign thanking them for their help in battling the flooding near the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
A UH60 Blackhawk helicopter takes off carrying a 600 pound sandbag, which will be used for a levee protecting...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A UH60 Blackhawk helicopter takes off carrying a sandbag in Minot
A UH60 Blackhawk helicopter takes off carrying a 600 pound sandbag, which will be used for a levee protecting a Minot public school, in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. There have been no reported deaths or injuries in the biggest flood in area history but floodwaters have all but swallowed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 12,000 Minot-area residents. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT MILITARY)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
(L to R) North Dakota Adjutant General and Director of Emergency Services David Sprynczynatyk, FEMA Federal...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
FEMA officials and North Dakota Governor Dalrymple take phone calls and check messages in Minot
(L to R) North Dakota Adjutant General and Director of Emergency Services David Sprynczynatyk, FEMA Federal Coordinator Willie Nunn, Governor's Senior Policy Advisor Andrea Travnicek and North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple take phone calls and check messages as they prepare to depart the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Minot, North Dakota, June 27, 2011. There have been no reported deaths or injuries in the biggest flood in area history but floodwaters have all but swallowed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 12,000 Minot-area residents. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple speaks with people who are waiting to apply for disaster relief...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
North Dakota Governor Dalrymple speaks with people who are waiting to apply for disaster relief at the...
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple speaks with people who are waiting to apply for disaster relief at the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Minot, North Dakota, June 27, 2011. There have been no reported deaths or injuries in the biggest flood in area history but floodwaters have all but swallowed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 12,000 Minot-area residents. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
FEMA Region 8 Administrator Robin Finegan (R) speaks to Steve Kuske (L) and Sherry Kuske about their...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
FEMA Region 8 Administrator Finegan looks at a photograph of the Kuske's flooded house in the Robinwood...
FEMA Region 8 Administrator Robin Finegan (R) speaks to Steve Kuske (L) and Sherry Kuske about their flooded house in the Robinwood Estates section of Minot in North Dakota, along the flooded Souris River, at the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center June 27, 2011. There have been no reported deaths or injuries in the biggest flood in area history but floodwaters have all but swallowed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 12,000 Minot-area residents. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
The National Guard provides two large "bladders," water tanks that hold thousands of gallons of water,...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
National Guard provides "bladders" for the water supply to Trinity Hospital in downtown Minot
The National Guard provides two large "bladders," water tanks that hold thousands of gallons of water, one for non-potable water and one for potable water, for the water supply to Trinity Hospital in downtown Minot, North Dakota, near the Souris River in Minot June 27, 2011. There have been no reported deaths or injuries in the biggest flood in area history but floodwaters have all but swallowed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 12,000 Minot-area residents. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 27, 2011
Geese swim in floodwater near a sandbagged house in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Geese swim in floodwater near a sandbagged house in Minot, North Dakota
Geese swim in floodwater near a sandbagged house in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ANIMALS)
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June 28, 2011
Canadian Geese move onto neighborhood lawns near the Souris River as flood waters recede in Minot, North...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Canadian Geese move onto neighborhood lawns near the Souris River as flood waters recede in Minot, North...
Canadian Geese move onto neighborhood lawns near the Souris River as flood waters recede in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 28, 2011
Painting on a street outlines where flood water from the Souris River was when it crested at 1,561.72...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Painting on a street outlines where flood water from the Souris River was in Minot, North Dakota
Painting on a street outlines where flood water from the Souris River was when it crested at 1,561.72 feet above sea level in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 26, 2011
Dean Feist, a volunteer, monitors a secondary levee at Saint Theresa, The Little Flower Catholic Church...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A volunteer monitors a secondary levee surrounding a church in Minot, North Dakota
Dean Feist, a volunteer, monitors a secondary levee at Saint Theresa, The Little Flower Catholic Church in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 28, 2011
Todd Hulse removes pieces of water-soaked carpet from a friend's basement near the Souris River in Minot,...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A man removes pieces of water-soaked carpet from a friend's basement near the Souris River in Minot,...
Todd Hulse removes pieces of water-soaked carpet from a friend's basement near the Souris River in Minot, North Dakota June 27, 2011. Dirty debris-laden Souris River floodwaters were slowly receding on Monday from Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of displaced residents may wait weeks before they can survey extensively damaged homes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
Neighbors Gordy Ofsthun (L) and Bob Smesrud talk, as Kevin Slade (background), works to connect an electric...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Neighbors chat and work to drain flooded basements in Minot, North Dakota
Neighbors Gordy Ofsthun (L) and Bob Smesrud talk, as Kevin Slade (background), works to connect an electric water pump to remove flood water from his basement in Minot, North Dakota, as flood water from the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 27, 2011
Geese swim in floodwater near partially submerged houses in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Geese swim in floodwater near partially submerged houses in Minot, North Dakota
Geese swim in floodwater near partially submerged houses in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested and then began to recede June 26, 2011. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ANIMALS)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
Neighbors are reflected in flood water as they gather to talk in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Neighbors are reflected in flood water as they gather to talk in Minot, North Dakota
Neighbors are reflected in flood water as they gather to talk in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 26, 2011
Reverend Michael Pancoast blesses children with water, as congregations from the First Lutheran Church...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A reverend blesses children as church congregations hold a Sunday service at a hotel in Minot
Reverend Michael Pancoast blesses children with water, as congregations from the First Lutheran Church and Christ Lutheran hold a Sunday service at a hotel in Minot, North Dakota, June 26, 2011. The First Lutheran Church remains protected by a secondary levee while Christ Lutheran was lost to flood waters. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT RELIGION)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
A sign addressed to Mouse, the English translation of the French word Souris, is seen taped to a home...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A sign addressed to Mouse, the English translation of the French word Souris, is seen taped to a home...
A sign addressed to Mouse, the English translation of the French word Souris, is seen taped to a home in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 26, 2011
Houses unaffected by flooding are surrounded by sandbags in Minot, North Dakota June 26, 2011. The Souris...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Houses unaffected by flooding are surrounded by sandbags in Minot, North Dakota
Houses unaffected by flooding are surrounded by sandbags in Minot, North Dakota June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 27, 2011
Heavy earth-moving equipment is used to get more clay to build and repair clay levees in Minot, North...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Heavy earth-moving equipment is used to get more clay to build and repair clay levees in Minot, North...
Heavy earth-moving equipment is used to get more clay to build and repair clay levees in Minot, North Dakota, as flood water from the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
A fire hydrant with water gurgling up next to it is reflected in floodwaters in a residential area in...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A fire hydrant with water gurgling up next to it is reflected in floodwaters in a residential area in...
A fire hydrant with water gurgling up next to it is reflected in floodwaters in a residential area in Minot, North Dakota June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 26, 2011
Duane Lund works to get a new gas pump primed to pump four feet of floodwater from the basement of his...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A man drains floodwater from the basement of his dad's rental property in Minot, North Dakota
Duane Lund works to get a new gas pump primed to pump four feet of floodwater from the basement of his dad's rental property in Minot, North Dakota, after the Souris River crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 26, 2011
Zach Hillman (L) and Bill Damschen with the United States Geological Survey team mark the crest with...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
United States Geological Survey team members work in Minot, North Dakota
Zach Hillman (L) and Bill Damschen with the United States Geological Survey team mark the crest with orange paint on a sidewalk across the street from Saint Therese The Little Flower Catholic Church in Minot, North Dakota, June 26, 2011. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/ Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODING/MINOT
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June 26, 2011
A maintenance employee at Minot State University, Scott Muhle, refuels gas powered pumps that remove...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A maintenance employee at Minot State University refuels gas powered pumps that remove water from sewer...
A maintenance employee at Minot State University, Scott Muhle, refuels gas powered pumps that remove water from sewer lines in Minot, North Dakota, as flood waters crested and began to recede June 26, 2011. A secondary earthen levee has kept flood waters out of the campus. The Souris River crested at historic heights in the North Dakota city of Minot on Sunday but emergency levees held, providing respite to officials battling to keep areas dry. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Newer housing are flooded on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota as the Souris River spills over...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Newer housing are flooded on the southwest side of Minot
Newer housing are flooded on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast the Souris River to crest today. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Houses are submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota as the Souris River spills over levees and...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Houses are submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota as the Souris River spills over levees and...
Houses are submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are lost to floods as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are lost to floods
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are lost to floods as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Tanks float in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over levees...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Tanks float in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over levees...
Tanks float in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast the Souris to crest today. REUTERS/ Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Men in a Sheriff's Department airboat prepare to go out to assist in the removal of a steel pedestrian...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Men in a Sheriff's Department airboat prepare to go out to assist in the removal of a steel pedestrian...
Men in a Sheriff's Department airboat prepare to go out to assist in the removal of a steel pedestrian bridge in Minot, North Dakota, as a double rainbow is seen in the background following heavy rainfall, and the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. The bridge was blocking debris and contributing to the erosion of the clay levee. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 26, 2011
A man sitting in a Sheriff's Department airboat prepares to go out to assist in the removal of a steel...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A man sitting in a Sheriff's Department airboat prepares to go out to assist in the removal of a steel...
A man sitting in a Sheriff's Department airboat prepares to go out to assist in the removal of a steel pedestrian bridge in Minot, North Dakota, as a double rainbow is seen in the background following heavy rainfall, and the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. The bridge was blocking debris and contributing to the erosion of the clay levee. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Strong water currents hit a house in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River spills over levees and...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Strong water currents hit a house in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River spills over levees and...
Strong water currents hit a house in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are lost to floods, as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are lost to floods, as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are lost to floods, as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
National Guard soldiers build a levee with sandbags to hold off flood waters in Velva, North Dakota,...
VELVA, UNITED STATES
National Guard soldiers build levee with sandbags to hold off flood waters in Velva, North Dakota, as...
National Guard soldiers build a levee with sandbags to hold off flood waters in Velva, North Dakota, as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT MILITARY)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 26, 2011
A train crossing and train tracks are covered with flood water near Minot, North Dakota, as water from...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Train crossing and train tracks are covered with flood water near Minot, North Dakota, as water from...
A train crossing and train tracks are covered with flood water near Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast the river cresting today. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENT)
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June 26, 2011
A house with a garden is surrounded by sandbags to hold off flood waters in Velva, North Dakota, as water...
VELVA, UNITED STATES
A house with a garden is surrounded by sandbags to hold off flood waters in Velva, North Dakota
A house with a garden is surrounded by sandbags to hold off flood waters in Velva, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER)
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June 26, 2011
A dump truck is seen in flood waters in Sawyer, North Dakota, near the Souris River June 25, 2011. Flood...
SAWYER, UNITED STATES
A dump truck is seen in flood waters in Sawyer, North Dakota, near the Souris River
A dump truck is seen in flood waters in Sawyer, North Dakota, near the Souris River June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENT)
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June 26, 2011
Geese find refuge on a high spot surrounded by floodwaters in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Geese find refuge on a high spot surrounded by floodwaters in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River...
Geese find refuge on a high spot surrounded by floodwaters in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches (46 cm) of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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June 26, 2011
Floodwater from the Souris River submerges property in Sawyer, North Dakota June 25, 2011. Flood projections...
SAWYER, UNITED STATES
Floodwater from the Souris River submerges property in Sawyer, North Dakot
Floodwater from the Souris River submerges property in Sawyer, North Dakota June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 26, 2011
Partially submerged houses are seen in Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Partially submerged houses are seen in Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over...
Partially submerged houses are seen in Minot, North Dakota, as water from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 25, 2011. Flood projections forecast about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 25, 2011
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are seen submerged in flood waters June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are seen submerged in flood waters
Houses in Minot, North Dakota are seen submerged in flood waters June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris River poured over flood defenses in North Dakota, overwhelming efforts to delay the deluge and forcing the immediate evacuation of thousands of homes. Flood projections have forecasted about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 25, 2011
A section of a trailer park is seen submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota June 25, 2011. The...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A section of a trailer park is seen submerged in flood waters in Minot,
A section of a trailer park is seen submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris River poured over flood defenses in North Dakota, overwhelming efforts to delay the deluge and forcing the immediate evacuation of thousands of homes. Flood projections have forecasted about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 25, 2011
Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters June 25,...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters
Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris River poured over flood defenses in North Dakota, overwhelming efforts to delay the deluge and forcing the immediate evacuation of thousands of homes. Flood projections have forecasted about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
FLOODING-PLAINS/
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June 25, 2011
A stranded motorist (C) is rescued from a vehicle on a flooded highway near Velva, North Dakota, June...
VELVA, UNITED STATES
A stranded motorist is rescued from a vehicle on a flooded highway near Velva, North Dakota
A stranded motorist (C) is rescued from a vehicle on a flooded highway near Velva, North Dakota, June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris River poured over flood defenses in North Dakota, overwhelming efforts to delay the deluge and forcing the immediate evacuation of thousands of homes. Flood projections have forecasted about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 25, 2011
Brian Rosendahl searches for the power adaptor for his wife's iPod, among items stored in an upstairs...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A resident of Minot, North Dakota searches for a power adaptor among items stored in an upstairs bedroom...
Brian Rosendahl searches for the power adaptor for his wife's iPod, among items stored in an upstairs bedroom at his home in Minot, North Dakota, June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris River poured over flood defenses in Minot, overwhelming efforts to delay the deluge and forcing the immediate evacuation of thousands of homes. Flood projections have forecasted about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 25, 2011
Homes seen in the morning light, are reflected in flood waters, with the earthen levee of one house (C)...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Homes are reflected in flood waters at Minot
Homes seen in the morning light, are reflected in flood waters, with the earthen levee of one house (C) appearing to remain intact in Minot, North Dakota, June 25, 2011. The rapidly rising Souris River poured over flood defenses in Minot, overwhelming efforts to delay the deluge and forcing the immediate evacuation of thousands of homes. Flood projections have forecasted about 18 more inches of water before levels begin dropping. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 25, 2011
Flood waters reach the Amtrak Station in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011, as flood waters from the...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Flood waters reach the Amtrak Station in Minot, North Dakota
Flood waters reach the Amtrak Station in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011, as flood waters from the Souris River spill over levees and dikes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 25, 2011
Residents watch the level of water rise in the streets of Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011, as flood...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Residents watch the level of water rise in the streets of Minot, North Dakota
Residents watch the level of water rise in the streets of Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011, as flood waters from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES)
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June 25, 2011
Volunteers work to repair a levee that protects Saint Therese The Little Flower Catholic Church in Minot,...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Volunteers work to repair a levee that protects a church from flooding in Minot, North Dakota
Volunteers work to repair a levee that protects Saint Therese The Little Flower Catholic Church in Minot, North Dakota, as flood water from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 24, 2011. REUTERS/. Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 24, 2011
A gas station remains protected with a levee in a business district in a flooded area of Minot, North...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A gas station remains protected with a levee in a business district in flood water in Minot, North Dakota...
A gas station remains protected with a levee in a business district in a flooded area of Minot, North Dakota, as flood water from the Souris River spills over levees and dikes June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 24, 2011
The Minot High School football field overlooks the flooded Souris River and neighborhoods lost to the...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
The Minot High School football field overlooks the flooded Souris River and neighborhoods lost to the...
The Minot High School football field overlooks the flooded Souris River and neighborhoods lost to the flood waters in Minot, North Dakota, June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply increased plans to release more water on the swollen Souris River on Thursday, adding up to three feet to the expected peak of flooding at Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of homes already have been evacuated. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 24, 2011
Traffic is slowed down during a flood in Minot, North Dakota, June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Traffic is slowed down during a flood in Minot
Traffic is slowed down during a flood in Minot, North Dakota, June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply increased plans to release more water on the swollen Souris River on Thursday, adding up to three feet to the expected peak of flooding at Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of homes already have been evacuated. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 24, 2011
Workers stand on a clay levy near a railroad bed washed out by flood waters in Minot, North Dakota June...
MINOT, multiple countries
Workers stand on a clay levy near a railroad bed washed out by flood waters in Minot
Workers stand on a clay levy near a railroad bed washed out by flood waters in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply increased plans to release more water on the swollen Souris River on Thursday, adding up to three feet to the expected peak of flooding at Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of homes already have been evacuated. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
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June 24, 2011
Flood waters wash out a railroad bed in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
Flood waters wash out a railroad bed in Minot
Flood waters wash out a railroad bed in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply increased plans to release more water on the swollen Souris River on Thursday, adding up to three feet to the expected peak of flooding at Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of homes already have been evacuated. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODS
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June 24, 2011
An aerial view of a farm north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, submerged in Missouri River flood waters June...
Council Bluffs, UNITED STATES
An aerial view of a farm north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, submerged in Missouri River flood waters
An aerial view of a farm north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, submerged in Missouri River flood waters June 24, 2011. The Missouri River, swollen by heavy rains and melting snow, has been flooding areas from Montana through Missouri. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
USA-FLOODS
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June 24, 2011
An aerial view of a farm north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, submerged in Missouri River flood waters June...
Council Bluffs, UNITED STATES
An aerial view of a farm north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, submerged in Missouri River flood waters
An aerial view of a farm north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, submerged in Missouri River flood waters June 24, 2011. The Missouri River, swollen by heavy rains and melting snow, has been flooding areas from Montana through Missouri. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
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June 24, 2011
A neighbourhood is submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011. Federal officials...
MINOT, UNITED STATES
A neighbourhood is submerged in flood waters in Minot
A neighbourhood is submerged in flood waters in Minot, North Dakota June 24, 2011. Federal officials sharply increased plans to release more water on the swollen Souris River on Thursday, adding up to three feet to the expected peak of flooding at Minot, North Dakota, where thousands of homes already have been evacuated.REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
USA-FLOODS
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June 24, 2011
An aerial view of a farm near Rock Port, Missouri submerged in Missouri River flood waters June 24, 2011....
Rock Port, UNITED STATES
An aerial view of a farm near Rock Port, Missouri submerged in Missouri River flood waters
An aerial view of a farm near Rock Port, Missouri submerged in Missouri River flood waters June 24, 2011. The Missouri River, swollen by heavy rains and melting snow, has been flooding areas from Montana through Missouri. Residents have been shoring up levees around towns as federal officials widen flood gates to allow record or near-record water releases to ease pressure on reservoirs. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)
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