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The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

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The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, flooding in Vermont, USA.

On July 11, local time, due to heavy rain, the US state of Vermont issued a flood warning, and the downtown area of the capital Montpellier was blocked. More than 3 million people in Vermont received flood warnings that day.

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, in Ludlow, Vermont, USA, people walked over a bridge damaged by flooding.

The risk from excessive rainfall in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine is lower than on July 10, but the threat of flooding remains. Government officials are working to address losses and urgent needs in Vermont and New York.

The U.S. Weather Forecast Center said 7 days of rainfall in much of the northeastern U.S. have reached 300 to 500 percent of normal levels.

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, Montpelier, Vermont, USA, Montpellier resident Lynnea Timpone traveled on a paddleboard at the intersection of Main Street and East State Street.

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, the books were damaged due to floods in Vermont, USA.

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 10, 2023, local time, in Vermont, USA, floodwaters rose, flooding parked vehicles and threatening homes near the Ottauquechee River.

A glance around the world

Heavy rainfall in Kyushu and other places in Japan has killed seven people

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture, Japan, after heavy rain, a mudslide occurred in the local area, and the search and rescue operation continued.

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, residents in Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, were cleaning up mud brought by heavy rain.

According to Japan's Kyodo News Agency on July 11, as of that day, heavy rainfall in Kyushu and other places in Japan has caused a total of 7 deaths in Fukuoka Prefecture and Saga Prefecture, in addition to 2 missing people in Saga Prefecture and Oita Prefecture. Road traffic, water supply and sewage systems are still being affected after secondary disasters such as mudslides. Police in Saga and Oita prefectures are still searching for missing persons.

Restoration work continues on Notre Dame Cathedral in France

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

July 11, 2023, local time, Paris, France, the restoration work of Notre Dame Cathedral continues after the fire four years ago, and the first 15-meter-long, 10-meter-high wooden truss was hoisted into place during the restoration process.

On the same day, a barge loaded with a huge oak frame arrived at Notre Dame. The oak will be reassembled on top of the building to replace the roof that was burned to ashes by fire in 2019.

Notre Dame, which was partially destroyed by fire in 2019, will reopen at the end of 2024 with new dark brown bronze worship utensils and 1,500 hollowed-out chairs made of solid oak.

All six people on board the Nepalese crash helicopter were killed, and their bodies were transported to Kathmandu

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, Kathmandu, Nepal, a helicopter carrying the remains of the victims of the crash arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal.

According to Nepalese media reports on the afternoon of the 11th local time, the bodies of the six victims on the helicopter crashed by Nepal Manan Airlines that morning have all been found, and the bodies will be transported to Kathmandu. The identification of those on board has also been confirmed, five Mexican passengers and one Nepalese captain.

A train derailment occurred in Washington, D.C., USA

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, near Union Station in Washington, D.C., a conductor looked out from a stopped American Railroad train.

Two Amtrak train cars derailed in a tunnel near Union Station but remained upright. It is reported that except for one Amtrak employee who was taken to the hospital due to a "minor condition", there are no reports of other injuries for the time being.

Volcanoes near Iceland's capital continue to erupt, and magma emerges from cracks in the ground

The U.S. state of Vermont issued a flood warning and the state entered a state of emergency

On July 11, 2023, local time, Reykjavik Peninsula, Iceland, a panoramic view of lava eruptions after a volcanic eruption.

Icelandic authorities warned viewers to stay away from a newly erupting volcano in the southwest of the country that is spewing lava and toxic gases from the cracks.

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