IndyTeens: Devastated Wuhan Hit by Heavy Floods

IndyTeens: Devastated Wuhan Hit by Heavy Floods

By Dayanara Hernandez, age 15 Originally published, July 2020 Heavy rains and flooding over late May and June in southern and central China have displaced over 2 million people, and at least 141 people are dead or missing. This is the worst flooding to hit the country...

Stronger Storms in a Warming World

By HARLEM RENAISSANCE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Hurricane Sandy caused power outages across New York City in October 2012. PHOTO: Augie Ray/Flickr Hurricane Sandy was a massive super storm that unleashed high winds and large-scale flooding in New York and New Jersey in...

Historic Flooding in South Carolina

By DAPHNE OKUYAMA, age 11 PHOTO: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center In early October, South Carolina was hit by a once-in-a-thousand-years flood caused by Hurricane Joaquin. The flood left at least 19 dead in its wake. Scientists say that climate change is making the...

Superstorm Sandy Takes Coney Island for a Ride

By KYLIE FREYMAN, age 9 Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets of New York, the worst storm in the city’s history. PHOTO: Kylie Freyman Kylie Freyman and her family live in Sheepshead Bay, near Coney Island in Brooklyn, where she witnessed flooding and power loss. Have...

Harsh Winter for Pakistan

PHOTO: IrinPhotos More than one million people in the Sindh province in southeastern Pakistan are still unable to return home due to massive floods that began in July 2010. As the cold winter months approach, there is also a greater risk of diseases like pneumonia....