• Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly typhoon takes aim at south China
Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly typhoon takes aim at south China

In Macau, which halted casino gambling late on Saturday and put China's People's Liberation Army on standby for disaster relief help, some streets were flooded. Police Superintendent Pelita Tacio said that a part of a mountain slope collapsed on the miners' bunkhouses in a far-flung village of Itogon town in Benguet province as Typhoon Mangkhut'...

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  • Florence turns deadly, inundates Carolinas with 'historic' rainfall
Florence turns deadly, inundates Carolinas with 'historic' rainfall

A fallen tree lies atop the crushed roof of a fast food restaurant after the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington , North Carolina , U.S., September 14, 2018. Hundreds of people needed to be rescued after becoming trapped in their homes by a storm surge of up to 10 feet (three meters) in New Bern , a town of 30,000 in North Carolina a...

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  • Manafort must co-operate 'truthfully' with Russian Federation probe: Plea deal
Manafort must co-operate 'truthfully' with Russian Federation probe: Plea deal

He was convicted last month of eight financial crimes in a separate trial in Virginia and faces seven to 10 years in prison in that case. Under the terms of the deal, Manafort agreed to tell all he knows to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.

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  • Florence turns deadly, unleashing 'catastrophic' floods on Carolinas
Florence turns deadly, unleashing 'catastrophic' floods on Carolinas

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -Florence already has proven deadly with its almost nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the once major hurricane slowly creep inland across the Carolinas. Dramatic photos show the carnage at the scene, including quickly rising flood waters set to submerge a pair ex...

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  • California emerges as a leader at climate summit
California emerges as a leader at climate summit

The summit came with 2018 on pace to be the fourth hottest year on record globally. "It is an incredible achievement for these 27 cities, including Paris, to have peaked their emissions", Hidalgo said . His administration is also seeking to boost methane emissions and roll back California's strict vehicle emissions standards. Apart from the cl...

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  • 10M in crosshairs of Hurricane ‘Florence’
10M in crosshairs of Hurricane ‘Florence’

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper urged people to take the storm seriously. At 7 a.m., Florence was centered just 5 miles east of Wilmington, North Carolina . Millions of people are in the path of the Category 1 storm which on Thursday evening was moving west at only 6 miles per hour (9 km/h). Todd Kaplan, Northeastern's emergency operatio...

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  • Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart
Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

The Wilmington airport had a wind gust clocked at 105 miles per hour, the highest since Hurricane Helene in 1958, the weather service said. As of Friday morning, Atlantic Beach, a town on the state's Outer Banks barrier islands, already had received 30 inches (76 cm) of rain, the U.S.

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  • Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas
Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

Farther up the coast, in New Bern, population 29,000, flooding on the Neuse River trapped people. Rainfall will be one of the most destructive elements of hurricane Florence, with heavy rain triggering risky flash floods and potential landslides.

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  • North Carolina TV station evacuates because of rising water
North Carolina TV station evacuates because of rising water

When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths. A man attached to a respiratory machine sits in a shelter run by Red Cross before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Grantsboro, N.C., September 13, 2018.

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  • As Florence Surges Forward, Rethinking What Hurricane Preparation Looks Like
As Florence Surges Forward, Rethinking What Hurricane Preparation Looks Like

Florence had maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (215 km per hour) and was on a trajectory that showed its center most likely to strike the southern coast of North Carolina by Friday , the National Hurricane Center said. Now waiting for the hurricane in Washington, which also declared a state of emergency. Michelle Stober loaded ...

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  • Tropical cyclones Florence and Mangkhut pose threats - Philippines
Tropical cyclones Florence and Mangkhut pose threats - Philippines

Effective at 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard Sector San Juan captain of the port set port condition X-ray for the USVI and Puerto Rico due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by tropical storm Isaac that may arrive within 48 hours.

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  • Florence expected to weaken as flood risk rises
Florence expected to weaken as flood risk rises

WILMINGTON ( North Carolina ) • Tropical storm Florence lumbered inland yesterday, knocking down trees, flooding rivers, and dumping sheets of rain in the Carolinas where five people have died. Atlantic Beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks islands had already received 76cm of rain, the US Geological Survey said. Both states also are at a risk of...

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  • Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises
Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

This is the weird moment a TV weatherman appeared to be caught faking his battle against gale-force winds during Storm Florence . View of Florence in Wilmington, N.C., on Friday. "You see the water coming", he said. The Army Corps of Engineers was preparing to start work restoring power, installing temporary roofing and removing debris.

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  • Hundreds rescued in New Bern as waters rose
Hundreds rescued in New Bern as waters rose

And the deluge is not even close to over - parts of North Carolina are set to receiveanother 15 inches of rainin the coming days, according to The National Weather Service. One video sees a gas station failing to withstand the force of Florence's winds, with a BP station in Topsail Beach, North Carolina losing its canopy as the Catgory 1 storm blew...

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  • FEMA Chief Under Probe for Using Official Cars
FEMA Chief Under Probe for Using Official Cars

FEMA Administrator Brock Long is giving news conferences like it's 1999. "I would never intentionally run a program incorrectly", he continued. "Bottom line is if we made mistakes on the way a program is run, then we'll work with the OIG to get those corrected", Long said.

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  • Gov. Deal issues state of emergency ahead of storm - Updated Version
Gov. Deal issues state of emergency ahead of storm - Updated Version

Hurricane Florence , a Category 4 beast less than 24 hours ago, has weakened into a Category 2 storm as it nears landfall in the Carolinas, the National Weather Service said late Wednesday. And it led to mixed signals from officials in SC, whose governor had canceled mandatory evacuation for several coastal counties. Senior National Hurrican...

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  • Florence weakens to Category 1 hurricane: NHC
Florence weakens to Category 1 hurricane: NHC

A mother and infant were killed when a tree fell on their house, WECT reported. The child's injured father was hospitalized. Another 78-year-old man was found dead at his home. The rainfall will cause prolonged significant river flooding. SC saw 18.51 inches of rain from Hurricane Jerry in 1995. The rainfall will produce life-threatening flash fl...

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  • Forecasters urge caution as storm churns in Gulf
Forecasters urge caution as storm churns in Gulf

Isaac is moving toward the west near 16 miles per hour (26 km/h), and this general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected for the next few days. Strongest winds are expected to spread from southern Ireland and the west of Cornwall and Wales, moving into north-western England, western Scotland and then northern Scotland.

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  • Hurricane Florence in pictures: ‘1,000 year event’ storm LASHES US east coast
Hurricane Florence in pictures: ‘1,000 year event’ storm LASHES US east coast

Top sustained winds are now about 100 km/h and the storm is moving to the west-southwest at 7 km/h - a track that is expected to continue through early Saturday. And as of Saturday morning, several other locations scattered across the county were on the verge of passing the 20-inch mark. Nearly 20,000 people had taken refuge in 157 emergency s...

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  • This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral
This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. On Wednesday, at the moment of the US National Hurricane Center announcement, Hurricane Florence was at about 335 miles (540 kilometers) away off the US East Coast, more specifically, right at the southeast of Wilmington...

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