City officials in Washington have broken ground on a tunnel intended to prevent flooding by storing stormwater during intense rainstorms.
The streets of Recife were underwater just hours before the pivotal game was scheduled to begin.
Fairfax County police say sudden, heavy rains flooded a stretch of eastbound U.S. Route 50 in Fairfax, closing the busy roadway for part of the afternoon.
The historic city of Annapolis is one of 30 places listed by the Union of Concerned Scientists that faces threats from predicted sea-level rise.
A storm that dumped heavy rain is complicating travel and causing significant flooding in the D.C.-Baltimore region.
Record-breaking rainfall overflowed creeks and streams, causing flooding throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
Hundreds were forced to evacuate and portions of Laurel are completely underwater as massive floods challenged the city.
After freezing rain made trouble for commuters Friday morning, heavy rain could cause flooding throughout the D.C. area Saturday.
President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration and ordered federal aid for flood ravaged Colorado.
Heavy rains closed some roads and downed trees in the Washington area overnight.