Tag Archives: Tropical Storm

Flood waters rise, eight killed as Florence dumps ‘epic’ rain o...

09 September, 2018 8:17 am 8:17 am

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland , knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising. Florence’s intensity has diminished since it roared ashore along the US mid-Atlantic coast on … Read More

East China floods cause over $1 billion in damage this month

08 August, 2018 9:48 am 9:48 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Heavy flooding caused by a typhoon and tropical storm in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong killed 14 people and caused 10 billion yuan ($1.45 billion) in direct economic losses this month, the China Daily said on Monday. China’s vegetable producing capital of Shouguang was among the worst hit, the paper said, … 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