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Sep 19 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut kills scores in Philippines, hits 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 waves over 12m ...

Sep 19 2018

Florence begins to batter Carolina coast — WHAT'S HAPPENING

The message from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to residents was bleak. "Thank you", a frazzled, shirtless Willie Schubert mouthed to members of a Coast Guard hel...

Sep 19 2018

Japanese to be Elon Musk's SpaceX 1st moon voyager

Maezawa referred to Earth's longtime love affair with the moon , Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata", and Van Gogh "Starry Night", and other works of art that have been inspi...

Sep 19 2018

Michael Jordan Donates $2 Million To Hurricane Florence Relief

In addition to Florence and Harvey, Alsup also lent his support when hurricanes battered Florida and Puerto Rico past year. More than 1,100 roads are closed across the ...

Sep 18 2018

California to launch its own climate satellite in response to Trump

However, "some folks in the US are not as eager because they don't feel it directly unless they're right next to drought or fire or floods or hurricanes or things like ...

Sep 18 2018

7 killed as hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas

Cooper said there have been 17 confirmed storm-related deaths in North Carolina from Florence, which made landfall on the state's Atlantic coast on Friday as a Category ...

Sep 18 2018

‘Please don’t get complacent’: Emergency officials warn about flooding in Horry County

As Tropical Storm Florence unleashes a deluge upon North Carolina, the city of New Bern has found itself inundated with floodwater, forcing hundreds of residents to c...

Sep 18 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut heads towards China

Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall Friday on the northeastern tip of Luzon island in the Philippines with the top of the scale Category 5 winds of 165 miles per hour. The P...

Sep 18 2018

Destructive Hurricane Florence to batter the Carolinas for days

But North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned: "Don't relax, don't get complacent". "The larger and the slower the storm is, the greater the threat and the impact - and we ...

Sep 18 2018

‘Worst is yet to come’ as Florence continues to flood Carolinas

Major flooding has made roads impassable thoughout New Hanover County, and some 600 roads in the state were under water on Sunday, including a huge stretch of I-95 from n...

Sep 18 2018

As Florence Surges Forward, Rethinking What Hurricane Preparation Looks Like

On the forecast track, the center of Florence will move over the southwestern Atlanta Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas today, and approach the coast of North Carol...

Sep 17 2018

Hurricane Florence Hits Insurers Early as Businesses Shut Down

East Run. While the Category 4 hurricane is expected to slam into the Carolinas later this week and then linger, it's not just the wind speeds people need to worry about....

Sep 17 2018

NASA posts incredible video of Hurricane Florence from space

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said, 'The time to prepare is nearly over. Hurricane Florence , the Category 2 storm heading straight for my parents' SC house, has ...

Sep 17 2018

Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence approaches US

The time to prepare is nearly over, he said. Life-threatening storm surge and rainfall is expected across portions of North and SC. NASA released a video of the hurri...

Sep 17 2018

FEMA administrator probed over travel, auto use

Southeast, the agency said on Thursday. Politico reported Long was under investigation for possibly misusing government resources and personnel on weekend trips home to...

Sep 17 2018

'Worst is yet to come' from Florence's drenching rains in U.S

North Carolina must withstand more torrential rains, gusty winds, and river flooding from Tropical Storm Florence next week, but emergency leaders are already working...

Sep 17 2018

83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has weakened to a Category 2 storm as it approaches landfall in the USA - but it is very slow moving and could linger the coastline bringing catastro...

Sep 16 2018

Florence expected to bring 'catastrophic' flooding to Carolinas

Florence dipped to Category 2 hurricane strength with maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour on Wednesday evening. However, the surge is expected to be accompa...

Sep 16 2018

Hurricane Florence Drowned a Riverfront 30 Miles from the North Carolina Coast

By 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) the winds had dropped to 80 miles per hour and the center was about 3.1 kilometers inland, 30 kilometers southwest of Wilmington, and moving west at...

Sep 16 2018

FEMA administrator probed over travel, vehicle use

He is now overseeing the preparations for Hurricane Florence, which is expected to hit the Southeast hard. Doing something unethical is not part of my DNA and it's not a ...