Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

At least 11 people have died in recent days in flash floods caused by heavy rain in Mexico's Pacific coast states of Michoacan and Sinaloa. High surf up to 10 feet and rip currents will begin along southern California coast Sunday, the hurricane ce... More..

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Tropical Storm Kirk to rake across Lesser Antilles
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk to rake across Lesser Antilles

The number of Tropical Storms and Hurricanes increases substantially in August, peaks in mid-September and decreases towards a minimum by early November. "The chance of tropical development over the next five d...More..

Tropical Storm Kirk forms in the Atlantic
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk forms in the Atlantic

Brennan in an email to McClatchy on Thursday night. The National Hurricane Service said that some strengthening is expected through Sunday, but it will stay a tropical storm. On Sept. 10, Isaac achieved minimal...More..

Organizations to donate for Hurricane Florence relief
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Organizations to donate for Hurricane Florence relief

The Red Cross has sent volunteers to help those impacted by the storm. The impacts of Hurricane Florence will be felt for months to come. The allows donations online and provides information on their dis...More..

81-year-old man dies in Florence's floodwaters in SC
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

81-year-old man dies in Florence's floodwaters in SC

One the eve of his trip to the Carolinas to survey the damage from Hurricane Florence , President Trump appeared in a video in which he described the storm as "one of the wettest we've ever seen from the stand...More..

Hurricane Florence Timeline: What to Expect From the Storm Through the Weekend
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence Timeline: What to Expect From the Storm Through the Weekend

A storm surge of nine to 12 feet (2.7-3.6 metres) was expected along the North Carolina coast, Goldstein said, and some areas could receive as much as 40 inches (one metre) of rain. Officials say people refusin...More..

Climate Change Summit In San Francisco Draws Crowds Of Protesters
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Climate Change Summit In San Francisco Draws Crowds Of Protesters

Brown signed legislation this week committing California - the fifth largest economy in the world - to 100 per cent clean electricity by 2045. Romano said that policy decisions by individual governments, su...More..

Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

At least seven people, including a mother and an infant, were killed in the storm. More than 360 people had been rescued by midafternoon Friday, hours after then-Hurricane Florence swept through, but anot...More..

Photos and videos show Hurricane Florence's terrifying aftermath
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Photos and videos show Hurricane Florence's terrifying aftermath

With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence , officials plan to airlift food and water to the city of almost 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull ...More..

Hurricane hunter to fly through Tropical Depression Isaac
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane hunter to fly through Tropical Depression Isaac

At this time no tropical storm/hurricane watches or warnings are in effect for Barbados. Tropical Storm Isaac continued west at 15 miles per hour with maximum winds of 60 miles per hour as of 5:00 a.m. ...More..

Three dead as Hurricane Florence batters U.S. East Coast
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Three dead as Hurricane Florence batters U.S. East Coast

Wilmington Police confirmed that a mother and her infant died when a tree fell on their home. A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at his home while attempting to connect two extension cords outside in the rain, ...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence smashes into US East Coast, rescuers scramble

It just barely has Category 1 hurricane strength with top sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph). Coastal streets flowed with frothy ocean water, and more than 460,000 homes and businesses were wit...More..

Hurricane Florence battering North and SC
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence battering North and SC

At least four people have died, and authorities fear the toll will go higher. Reports said coastal streets in North Carolina were flooded and winds bent trees to the ground as the storm, which has been do...More..

Hurricane Florence in pictures: ‘1,000 year event’ storm LASHES US east coast
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence in pictures: ‘1,000 year event’ storm LASHES US east coast

As Hurricane Florence , now downgraded to a tropical storm , continued to chart a path of destruction across North and SC on Saturday, school gymnasiums morphed into makeshift shelters for thousands of people...More..

Florence downgraded to tropical storm just 50 miles off coast
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence downgraded to tropical storm just 50 miles off coast

Non-profit groups are preparing to serve tens of thousands of meals daily in the most-damaged areas, while state and federal emergency officials are locating temporary housing, including hotel rooms, for storm ...More..

FEMA's Brock Long mistakes Hurricane Florence for Hurricane Floyd in briefing
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

FEMA's Brock Long mistakes Hurricane Florence for Hurricane Floyd in briefing

Aides that went with him were put up in hotels at taxpayers' expense, one official told Politico . One source told Politico that Nielsen suggested Long, who was traveling home too frequently for the secretar...More..

NASA releases footage showing massive Hurricane Florence from space
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

NASA releases footage showing massive Hurricane Florence from space

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the impact of the storm would be widespread, hitting the coast early Friday morning. It's estimated that 1 million people will be impacted by Florence's arrival. As the t...More..

Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence

Now a Category 3 storm , Florence is sustaining winds at 135 miles per hour. The storm is projected to shift northeast and increase in speed in the coming days, crossing over or near the Azores late Saturday...More..

Water -- not wind -- is the deadliest storm hazard
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Water -- not wind -- is the deadliest storm hazard

At the nearby Arthur Christian Church, Booker reports, about twenty people were praying together as the storm barreled toward the Carolinas. Except - and we don't mean to jinx it - but the storm *is* heading fu...More..

Florence forecast to be major hurricane when strikes U.S. coast
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence forecast to be major hurricane when strikes U.S. coast

Florence, for her part, shares similarities with Hurricane Harvey , which made landfall in Houston on August 25 of 2017 as a Category 4 hurricane and dumped record-setting amounts of rain. Follow our live up...More..

SpaceX Will Send World's First Private Space Passenger Around the Moon
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

SpaceX Will Send World's First Private Space Passenger Around the Moon

It followed that up with a subsequent tweet , writing: "Only 24 humans have been to the Moon in history". No one has visited since the last Apollo mission in 1972, said the company. In February, SpaceX debut...More..

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in N. Carolina
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in N. Carolina

Coastal streets in the Carolinas flowed with frothy ocean water, and at least 510,000 homes and businesses were without power, almost all of them in North Carolina, according to poweroutage.us, which tracks t...More..

As Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall, Trump Tweets Support to First Responders
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

As Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall, Trump Tweets Support to First Responders

It is an "absolutely a personal decision" to stay or go, Lori Crouch, a spokesperson for the city said. "You never know where there are active downed power lines that could cause an electric situation", Parker ...More..

'This Thing's Going to Explode': Hurricane Florence Packing Devastation and Catastrophic Flooding
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

'This Thing's Going to Explode': Hurricane Florence Packing Devastation and Catastrophic Flooding

Southeast coast. "Florence is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 15 to 20 inches with isolated maxima to 30 inches near Florence's track over portions of North Carolina , Virginia and northern...More..

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start US$2 billion charitable fund
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start US$2 billion charitable fund

The initiative will be called the Bezos Day One Fund, borrowing from Amazon's corporate mantra to approach tasks with the initiative of a startup's first day. "He's a pretty awesome neighbour, him and [his wi...More..