Denver hit by flash flooding after torrential downpour

Torrential downpours hit Denver which caused major flash flooding across the eastern part of Colorado. On Sunday, over two inches of rain fell in the span of an hour and caused flash floods across the area. Flooding hit the highways especially hard with interstate 70 being forced to close in both directions for part of the evening.

Bonnie Combs stands by and watches her property become covered by the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Ky., Thursday, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding and mudslides were reported across the mountainous region of eastern Kentucky, where thunderstorms have dumped several inches of rain over the past few days. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Ky. Gov. warns of incoming rain during historic flooding

Kentucky entered a second week of recovering from the devastating floods that displaced thousands of people. On Friday, Governor Andy Beshear updated the public on the rescue efforts. He said that 37 people have died and thousands more left homeless, but progress is being made in stabilizing communities.

Sushil Kumar Bind leads his family members towards the field where his wife Khushboo who was killed by lightning on July 25 at Piparaon village on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Thursday, July 28, 2022. Seven people, mostly farmers, were killed by lightning in a village in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, police said Thursday, bringing the death toll by lightning to 49 people in the state this week. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Death toll rises to 50 in India amid lightning

At least 49 people are dead after lightning strikes a village in India. Authorities reported on Thursday that the high death toll has prompted the government to issue new guidelines for how people can protect themselves during a lightning storm.