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Florence turns deadly, unleashing 'catastrophic' floods on Carolinas

The mother and her baby were killed in New Hanover County when a tree fell on their house, the governor said, while confirming another death in Lenoir County. "...


Florence makes landfall near Wilmington; how often does that happen?

The NHC said hurricane-force winds extended outward 80 miles from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds extended almost 195 miles out. Calls fo...


At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

Power outages from Hurricane Florence, which made landfall Friday morning in North Carolina and SC, have topped 945,000 customers. The photo shows just how ...


Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path waivers

Joyce could become a tropical storm within the next day or so. "Jamaica should monitor the progress of Isaac ", the hurricane center said Saturday. Surf ...


Hurricane Florence expected To Be 'catastrophic'

In other words, this hurricane will basically stall - pounding the same parts of the Carolinas over and over again. As of 8 p.m., Florence was centered about ...


NASA launches satellite to measure melting glaciers

A newly launched NASA satellite will be able to precisely measure changes in the earth's ice sheets. Its operators, Lockheed Martin and Boeing's joint United ...


Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Will Make a 'Grand Tour' of Southeastern States

The storm's maximum sustained winds were clocked at 120 miles per hour (193 km per hour), down from a peak of 140 mph a day earlier before Florence was downgrad...


Why hurricanes are doing more damage: It's not the storms. It's us

Latest forecasts show the storm lingering near the coast, bringing days of heavy that could bring intense inland flooding from SC to Virginia - parts of North C...


Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US

A mother and baby died when a tree crashed into their home, the Wilmington Police Department saidon TwitterFriday afternoon. Rivers are rising on the north si...


Toronto politicians meeting to discuss council cut

The NDP said Thursday that it will challenge the bill under rules that preclude legislators from introducing substantially the same bill twice in one session, a...


Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry

The Republican president said Democrats had inflated the number of dead in Puerto Rico "in order to make me look as bad as possible" but he did not provide ...


At least 4 dead as slow moving Florence terrorizes Carolinas

Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for North Carolina as Tropical Storm Florence continues to dump an "epic" amount of rainfall on the USA state. ...


Millions prepare as storm approaches the USA coast

But forecasters warned that the widening storm - and its likelihood of lingering around the coast day after day - will bring seawater surging onto land and torr...


Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm

It is now at Category 1. Life-threatening storm surges and hurricane-force winds are occurring along the North Carolina coast, with the threat of freshwat...


‘Not a pretty sight’: Hurricane Florence has experts anxious

In addition to the dangers the expected deluge of water poses, the hurricane center cautioned, "A few tornadoes are possible in eastern North Carolina beginning...


Florence downgraded to tropical storm, but will continue to threaten Carolinas

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper calls Florence the "uninvited brute" that could wipe out entire communities. "Our hearts go out to the families of those who...


Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

With Hurricane Florence churning toward the East Coast, NASA released a stunning video and photos of the storm from space. The National Hurricane Center ...


Isaac Weakens To A Tropical Depression As It Enters Caribbean

September 12 update. Joyce and Helene are both now tropical storms that will continue to stay out to sea and not impact the U.S. The US National Hurric...


Hurricane Florence from space: "A no-kidding nightmare"

Florence's maximum sustained winds were clocked on Thursday at 110 miles per hour (175 kph) after it was downgraded to a Category 2 on the five-step Saffir-Simp...


Hurricane Florence turns deadly as it pounds Carolinas

Roy Cooper said another person was killed in Lenoir County, reports WTVD . "We are totally prepared", Trump said at the White House. Florence was inching alo...