Argentine artist Nicolas Garcia Uriburu, accompanied by Greenpeace activists, throws a green substance in the Riachuelo River as part of a protest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 22. Greenpeace dyed the river green, the most polluted in the nation's capital, to mark World Water Day.
Fargo officials and residents were on the brink of declaring victory as sandbags and dikes are expected to hold back the Red River.
Residents and officials in Fargo, N.D., have sand-bagging and levy-building down to an art form. Their handiwork is again on display as they warily watch the Red River, expected to crest Sunday.
Richard Tomas in Fargo, ND, shows the levels of floodwaters from the Red River on March 18. The sign shows the 41 foot level the river reached last year. The Red River hasn't even crested yet but some areas near Fargo are already under water.
The Red River hasn't even crested yet but some areas near Fargo are already under floodwater.
On Sunday, the Red River is expected to crest up to 20 feet above the flood stage in Fargo.
Heavy autumn rains, a wet winter, and an El Niño-induced wet spring could bring record floods to parts of the US, forecasters say.
A water pump forces water out of the basement of a Manton Avenue business in Providence, R.I., on April 1. The area was inundated with flood waters after the nearby Woonasquatucket River overran its banks due to record rainfall earlier in the week.
New survey shows 30 cities saw home prices rise in the third quarter.