Flash floods swamp southern Arizona

PHOENIX — Monsoon storms in Arizona hit the Valley hard on Tuesday, causing flash flooding and water rescues, CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO reported.

An elderly woman was rescued from her car, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. There was another water rescue in which police officers pushed a woman’s vehicle off the road after it died in a flooded section of the road, police said.

China holds massive naval drills to prepare for ‘sudden, cruel & short’ modern war

The Chinese navy held a large-scale “live ammunition” drill in the East China Sea, which involved hundreds of ships and submarines from all three fleets of the People’s Liberation Army.
The exercise involving China’s East Sea, North Sea and South Sea fleets practiced both offensive and defensive capabilities of the Chinese naval power. The exercise mobilized some 300 ships, dozens of fighter planes, and involved troops that are responsible for coastal defense radars, communications, and electronic warfare defense, daily newspaper The China Times reported.