Typhoon Mangkhut leaves death and destruction from Hong Kong to Philippines

Mangkhut swept across the northern Philippines island of Luzon on Saturday, causing a huge landslide in two mining villages near the mountain town of Itogon. The gambling enclave of Macau closed casinos for the first time and the Hong Kong Observa... More..

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Florence death toll rises to 5 amid massive deluge
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Florence death toll rises to 5 amid massive deluge

Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm Friday, but it's remained deadly. The highway could be flooded near Fayetteville and near the SC state line because of expected flooding in the Cape Fear and Lumbe...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Typhoon lashes south China after killing 49 in the Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut has killed over 60 people already and has left destruction in its path through the Philippines , Hong Kong and mainland China . On Sunday, the storm made landfall in Guangdong province...More..

NASA space laser targets melting poles
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

NASA space laser targets melting poles

There are no technical issues being worked at this time. NASA's last Delta II rocket blasted into the atmosphere from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Saturday carrying the Ice, Cloud and land...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

SC governor names state fatalities from Florence

Coast Guard. In New Bern , a riverfront city near the North Carolina coast that saw storm surges of up to 10 feet (three meters), residents took stock of the damage after flood waters began receding and au...More..

North Carolina city cut off by Florence floodwaters
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

North Carolina city cut off by Florence floodwaters

Sustained winds were down to 35 miles per hour with the storm starting to speed up a little and move to the west at 8 miles per hour. "The center of Florence continues its slow westward trek across eastern ...More..

'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

The child's injured father was taken to a hospital. Firefighters in Wilmington gathered outside the house to pray for the family. Another individual's death was reported Friday in coastal Pender County th...More..

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

But the head of the military's Northern Luzon Command, Emmanuel Salamat, told Reuters that at least 19 more were killed in landslides in one part of Benguet province. Airlines such as flagship carrier Cathay ...More..

Millions face Florence floods after 'epic' rainfall in Carolinas
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Millions face Florence floods after 'epic' rainfall in Carolinas

The guard has mobilized over 100 members and 35 shallow-water rescue boat teams to run rescue missions for people trapped by the storm. Farther inland, this rainfall will cause new areas of river flooding, flas...More..

Donald Trump monitors Hurricane Florence preparedness, response effort
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Donald Trump monitors Hurricane Florence preparedness, response effort

As his agency dealt with Florence in the Carolinas, Long found himself answering questions on the Sunday news shows about the storm that hit the US territory last September. Deepest sympathies and warmth go o...More..

Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm

Elsewhere in Wilmington , Linda Smith, a 67-year-old retired nonprofit director, was concerned as she watched wind gusts stir up frothy white caps on the Cape Fear River. In a historic neighborhood just outsid...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

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

The child's father was transported to a hospital with injuries, according to Wilmington police. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tide gauge in Wrightsville Beach reached 4.11 feet above hig...More..

Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Global summit rebukes Trump, cheers on work to aid climate

The law has been hailed as a landmark legislation that signifies the state's protest against Trump's regressive policies against climate action. "Liar, criminal, fool - take your choice", he added when asked ...More..

Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby — WHAT'S HAPPENING
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Emergency crews rescued hundreds of stranded people on Friday as Hurricane Florence pounded the US East Coast with driving rain, howling winds and risky storm surge. Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 Natio...More..

Hurricane Hunter Flight Says Isaac Has Weakened Further
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Hunter Flight Says Isaac Has Weakened Further

Gradual weakening is forecast during the next few days. The tropical storm remnants are passing south of the island and moving west across the Caribbean region. This rainfall may cause unsafe flash floodi...More..

Flights cancelled in the US Southeast as Hurricane Florence approaches
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Flights cancelled in the US Southeast as Hurricane Florence approaches

Where exactly the zone of heaviest rain sets up as the storm meanders inland is more uncertain, but models suggest that it may concentrate in southern North Carolina and northern SC through the weekend. As she ...More..

Isaac Degrades To Tropical Storm; Helene's Forecast Sends It Away From Caribbean
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Isaac Degrades To Tropical Storm; Helene's Forecast Sends It Away From Caribbean

The Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center will remain staffed during the storm, said Jim Lake, the center's director, but residents should call 911 only for an emergency. Tuesday update, Isaac has weakene...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricance Florence: Watch the storm close in from space

At least five people are dead, including a baby . "Rivers are rising to risky levels, and the relentless rains will continue through the weekend", North Carolina Gov. Rainfall also is swelling waterways:...More..

IWC passes Brazil project to protect whales
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

IWC passes Brazil project to protect whales

Japan had sought consensus but had been forced to push the proposal to a vote "to demonstrate the resounding voices of support" for a return to sustainable whaling for profit. The issue has fractured the IWC ...More..

Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains

We've pulled together some of the key elements that explain why officials are so anxious, and what damage Florence could cause. European astronaut Alexander Gerst shared images of Florence's eye wall from spa...More..

Toronto Liberal MPs slam Ford's 'heavy-handed' use of notwithstanding clause
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Toronto Liberal MPs slam Ford's 'heavy-handed' use of notwithstanding clause

The provincial government has appealed the ruling and reintroduced its changes this week in a new bill, compounding the chaos facing the clerk as she oversees preparation for the election. The Speaker, Progress...More..

Trump Tweets Out Outdated Death Count for Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Trump Tweets Out Outdated Death Count for Hurricane Florence

As time went by it did not go up by much. "I was there a long time, there was a transformer fire and the power went out, when they started dying then?" Earlier this month, the governor of Puerto Rico rais...More..

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

Announcing his evacuation order, SC governor Henry McMaster said an estimated one million people would be fleeing the coast. It was centred east-south-east of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west. By No...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

The 40-minute launch window opened at 5:46 a.m. Liftoff was delayed until 6:02 a.m.so that the United Launch Alliance team would have more time to fix a potential temperature issue. If all proceeds to plan, t...More..

Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence

At this time, Florence was a Category 1 hurricane. Storm surge flooding also could push 2 miles or more inland if Florence lingers for days along the coast. Storm to be "exceptionally bad news" if it hovers o...More..

United States hurricane could kill 'a lot of people'
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

United States hurricane could kill 'a lot of people'

People in areas vulnerable to the risky hurricane, particularly those in coastal regions, have fled ahead of the storm. "Just because the wind speed came down, the intensity of this storm came down to a Cat 2...More..

Carolinas face days more of catastrophic flooding from Tropical Storm Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Carolinas face days more of catastrophic flooding from Tropical Storm Florence

Yesterday, the European Space Agency released a short video of astronauts aboard the space station watching the storm out of the cupola armed with powerful cameras to capture its giant knot of storm clouds. H...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Slow-Moving Florence Causing Major Flooding As It Swirls Over Carolinas

The mayor said the pier made it through the storm on Thursday but did not survive the rough surf on Friday. A Navy statement says the decision comes after inspections of the region's port and airfield. "If no...More..

Hurricane Hunters flying into Florence as it heads for the Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Hunters flying into Florence as it heads for the Carolinas

That means the more trees that could fall, the more power outages", National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said. "This storm will be a marathon vs. Some of these reactors - including Duke Energy'...More..

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

Florence is about 644 kilometres wide and it's winds have dropped from a peak of 225 km/h to 165 km/h, reducing the hurricane from a terrifying Category 4 to a Category 2. ABOVE VIDEO: A high definition came...More..