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Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Netizens in Hong Kong and mainland China have taken to social media to post videos of the widespread destruction caused by winds of more than 250kmh and wav...


Hurricane Florence pounds Carolina coast with fierce winds, flooding

Firefighters and rescue crews in Wilmington, North Carolina stopped to pray outside the house where a fallen tree killed a mother and her 8-month-old baby. Th...


How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

One group of good Samaritans traveled from Tennessee to help the storm-beleaguered city get back on its feet - small business owners who say they are just doing...


More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states

County commission Chairman Woody White said officials were planning for food and water to be flown into the coastal city, located on a peninsula with the rising...


Philippine storm landslide rescue bid

Both Vietnamese and global weather stations have predicted that the storm turned depression will directly affect the northern and northern central regions . ...


Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission

SpaceX is already making headlines around the world for its efforts to make spaceflight more affordable for organizations like NASA as well as private companie...


3,2,1: SpaceX counts down to reveal mystery Moon traveler

The BFR, or Big Falcon Rocket , is SpaceX's forthcoming spaceship system that consists of two parts: A massive rocket booster that promises to out-power any ev...


Avoid I-95: Drivers told to ‘go around’ North Carolina

As much of North Carolina faces flooding for days, Gov. Cooper said the risk of more deaths is quite real. Victor Merlos was overjoyed to find a store ope...


This Twitter thread captures the intensity of typhoon Mangkhut

The eye of Mangkhut , the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, skirted 100 kms (62 miles) south of Hong Kong but the former British colony was st...


United Launch Alliance sends into orbit satellite to study Earth’s ice cap

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch on September 15...


Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

Major river flooding is expected on some rivers from southern Virginia to northern SC, including most of North Carolina . A road is submerged in floodwaters ...


Florence plows inland, leaving 5 dead, states flooded

The river may need to get to 50 feet for you to be impacted. Eventually, a volunteer rescue team from IN arrived with a boat and rescued them. It was initiall...


Death toll rises to 11 as Florence pours on the rain

Federal data show there were roughly 5.1 million active flood insurance policies in the U.S.as of July 31, up from 4.94 million a year earlier. The effects of...


Typhoon Mangkhut rips through China's Guangdong

More than 2.45 million people have been relocated and over 48,000 fishing boats called back to port in the province. But officials in Hong Kong are still wa...


Flooded town of New Bern, N.C., turns a corner

Rescuers had to rush to rescue residents from the coastal town of New Bern , North Carolina after Hurricane Florence caused devastating flooding that trapped...


Deer run to safety after getting caught in Hurricane Florence

Yet a day after landfall the faster-moving Mangkhut was back out over open water - weakened, but headed across the South China Sea toward China. REUTERS/Eduardo...


Gov. ‘Moonbeam’ says California to launch climate satellite

He said he was disappointed Trump pulled out of the Paris Agreement . He said it reminded him of people "who want to build a wall along the Mexican border to k...


Hurricane Florence lashes United States east coast, triggers flood warnings

Even though the one-time Category 4 tempest has been downgraded to a Category 2 , it's still packing lethal 100-mph winds and the potential for 13-foot storm s...


Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come

Another two people died in the city of Kinston, said Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail. "On the Atlantic coast, water levels from Wilmingto...


Reason for ISS spacecraft air leak remains unknown: Roscosmos

It will enhance the reliability of ISS missions in case of any launch delays, Vlasov said . "To leave the station would have required the departure of thre...