Was the appearance of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) field office in the Washington Square Mall complex in Chicago a sign of nefarious activity? No, that's not true: A state of emergency had been declared for Cook County, Il
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
A FEMA office in Chicago is proof of a conspiracy.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
The former chief of staff for one-term United States President Donald Trump is at the head of the group funding the efforts of right-wing “election watchers,” who have opted to base their campaign on Trump’s lie that he did not really
One effect of climate change is that a warmer atmosphere creates more intense precipitation events.
Rescue crews used helicopters and boats to pick up people trapped by floodwaters.
A photograph showing one of the milder effects of fatal flooding in eastern Australia spread online in March 2022, but despite (reasonable) skepticism, it is legitimate. The photograph was first posted by the power company Energex on February 28 2022 a
Pointing accusingly at climate change, President Joe Biden toured deadly Northeast flood damage and said he was thinking about the all families who suffered “profound” losses from the powerful remnants of Hurricane Ida.
At least 50 people were killed in six Eastern states as record rainfall last Wednesday overwhelmed rivers and sewer systems.
A video has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook alongside a claim that it shows the aftermath of floods that hit a residential area on the outskirts of Jakarta in February 2021. The claim is misleading; the scenes in the footage match with video
A video of a traffic light being swept away along a flooded street has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it was captured in the Indian city of Hyderabad in 2020. The claim is false; the
A video of a flooded runway has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram alongside a claim it shows an airport in the south Indian city of Hyderabad after the city experienced heavy rains in October 20
A video of cattle being washed away by flood waters has been viewed thousands of times on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube alongside a claim the incident occurred in China in August 2020. The claim is false; the video has previously circulated in a July
A video of cattle being swept away by floods has been shared a hundred times on Facebook, with a claim that it took place in West Pokot County in western Kenya. However, the claim is false; the video shows floods in Mexico’s Nayarit state.
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Twitter which claim it shows a hotel by a lake in the Chinese city of Huzhou that closed due to severe flooding in July 2020. The claim is misleading; both the hotel and the city
Blood may be thicker than water, but it’ll still flood your basement.
Crews went door to door to recommend evacuation for about 160 homes.
On April 15 2019, a Facebook user shared images and a status update (archived here) about purported deadly flooding in Mozambique after a huge cyclone ripped through southeastern Africa: The text shared with the photographs said: Did yall know tha
Major flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and several smaller waterways has inundated states in the middle of America, from the Canadian border south to Kentucky.
Keep an eye out for fraudulent Christmas themed Facebook Pages promising valuable prizes in exchange for liking, sharing, and commenting. The post Fake Christmas Giveaway Pages Flooding Facebook appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Rescue crews in boats and helicopters are searching for several people missing since heavy rain washed away a recreational vehicle park in a small West Texas city.
Dozens of fraudulent Facebook Pages that falsely claim to be associated with popular TV show host Ellen DeGeneres are currently being published and promoted on the network. The post Fake Ellen DeGeneres Prize Pages Flooding Facebook appeared first o
Three days of rain in the central and eastern part of the state caused Spring Creek, which runs through the park, to flood, and nearby Swatara Creek to approach moderate flood stage.
Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice.
Hurricane Harvey Flooding Uncovers Secret Stash of Obama Administration Ammo-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Hurricane Harvey flooding led to the discovery of ammunition that the Obama administration hid in a small Texas town called Lexmar. The Truth: Fals
Floyd Mayweather Donates Millions to Houston Flooding Relief-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Floyd Mayweather donated a $200 million to Houston flooding relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey struck in August 2017. The Truth: False rumors that Floyd Mayweat
Photo Shows Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport Flooding After Hurricane Harvey-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A photo that began circulating on August 28, 2017, shows Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
A photograph of a roller coaster submerged by floodwaters was not taken in St. Louis in 2017.
The video, which claims to show fatal flooding in Derna, has been viewed by tens of thousands of people.
Quick Take To avoid damage from heavy rains, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have opened floodgates along Arizona’s border fencing during monsoon season since 2009. But social media users, including Sen. Ted Cruz, shared posts wi
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: While flooding in Nevada stranded tens of thousands of Burning Man attendees last weekend, there was not an Ebola outbreak at the event, contrary to social media posts.
Is this video showing a Jeep partially buried in the mud from the 2023 Burning Man gathering, and was that event "declared a national disaster"? No, that's not true: The online presence of the video predates the 2023 Burning Man gathering
Are the heads of vaccinated people exploding and combusting when the 5G signal in Israel is turned up? No, that's not true: These video clips are real, but the headline is baseless as the video clips have nothing to do with Israel, COVID-
Some southern border gates in Arizona are opened during the summer monsoon season to keep flooding from knocking down the fencing. This practice began under former President Donald Trump’s administration.