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Hurricane Dorian hits Canada’s city of Halifax

09 September, 2019 12:31 pm 12:31 pm

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – After raking the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, Hurricane hit Halifax, the city of Canada on Sunday. According to the foreign media, Hundreds of thousands of people are without power in Nova Scotia as Dorian made landfall. Dorian arrived on Canada’s Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful … Read More

Power, phone outages hamper hurricane recovery one week after storm

10 October, 2018 8:50 am 8:50 am

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – A week after Hurricane Michael battered Florida’s Gulf Coast with record fury, the full extent of devastation and loss of life remained unclear on Wednesday, as disruptions to phone, power and transportation systems hindered the disaster recovery. At least 30 people were killed, according to local authorities, when Michael … Read More

US Gulf of Mexico oil and gas output returning to normal post storm

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

HOUSTON (Reuters) – US Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production is returning to near normal levels three days after Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle, data from an offshore regulator showed , with oil output off 19 percent and natural gas production down less than 10 percent. The Bureau of Safety and … Read More

Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurric...

10 October, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the US Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 was expected to rise. Crews heard cries for help and crowbarred into a mobile home crumpled by the … Read More

Florida Panhandle battered by record-breaking Hurricane Michael

10 October, 2018 9:53 am 9:53 am

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Michael, the fiercest storm to hit Florida in more than 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the U.S. mainland, battered the state’s Gulf coast on Wednesday with roof-shredding winds, raging surf and torrential rains. Michael, whose rapid intensification as it churned north over the Gulf of … Read More

Hurricane Florence weakens but deluges Carolinas ahead of landfall

09 September, 2018 7:29 am 7:29 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) – Heavy rain, gusting winds and rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence deluged the Carolinas on Thursday as the massive, slow-moving storm crept toward the coastline, threatening millions of people in its path with record rainfall and punishing surf. Florence was downgraded to a Category 1 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale on … Read More

Hurricane Florence still poses grave threat despite weakened winds

09 September, 2018 10:18 am 10:18 am

WILMINGTON, NC (Reuters) – Hurricane Florence, growing in size despite its weakening winds on Wednesday, crept closer to the US East Coast as disaster mobilizations expanded south from the Carolinas into Georgia to counter the threat of deadly high seas and calamitous floods. The center of Florence, no longer classified as a major hurricane but … Read More

‘Monster’ Hurricane Florence to pummel US Southeast for days

09 September, 2018 10:22 am 10:22 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) – Hurricane Florence, on track to become the first Category 4 storm to make a direct hit on North Carolina in six decades, howled closer to shore on Tuesday, threatening to unleash deadly pounding surf, days of torrential rain and severe flooding. Fierce winds and massive waves are expected to lash the … Read More

US Gulf Coast bracing for Hurricane Gordon as storm nears

09 September, 2018 9:53 am 9:53 am

(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Gordon whipped the southern tip of Florida with high winds and rain, and was expected to make landfall as a hurricane along the central US Gulf Coast on Tuesday night, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The storm was forecast to come ashore late on Tuesday near the border between Louisiana … Read More

Tropical Storm Lane threatens more Hawaii floods as it turns away

08 August, 2018 8:53 am 8:53 am

HONOLULU (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Lane, greatly diminished from the major hurricane it once was, drifted away from the Hawaiian coast  as lingering showers spread across the island chain, threatening to trigger more flooding and landslides. But as trade winds finally began to nudge the storm off to the west, away from land, the National … Read More