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‘Bomb cyclone’ triggers widespread flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers in US

‘Bomb cyclone’ triggers widespread flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers in US A powerful, late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm pushed into the US Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday (March 15), causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, stranding herds of cattle and raising alarms at a Nebraska nuclear power plant. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts issued an emergency declaration for the state, citing forecasts of up to 0.61m of snow and high winds that are expected to make travel…