Mother, infant among those killed when Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina

The National Hurricane Center reported Friday that "catastrophic flash flooding is expected to worsen today across Southeast NC and Northeast SC". North Carolina alone is forecast to get 9.6 trillion gallons, enough to cover the Tar Heel state to a... More..

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Space Station astronaut captures mammoth Hurricane Florence from directly above
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Space Station astronaut captures mammoth Hurricane Florence from directly above

Those warily staring at Florence grasp in contrast it to Hurricanes Fran and Hugo , which pummeled North Carolina and SC, respectively, more than two decades ago. On a conference call with media, David Fou...More..

Hurricane Florence Satellite Images Revealed Rare Phenomenon Over The Atlantic
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence Satellite Images Revealed Rare Phenomenon Over The Atlantic

ET advisory , Florence was 205 miles east-southeast of Wilmington , NC, packing maximum-sustained winds of 110 mph and moving to the northwest at 15 mph. Florence could threaten the largest rainfall event in U...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas

Evacuations underway in North Carolina . The aquatic mammals are seen swimming against the current of the storm surge as it pounds the coastline near Wilmington, North Carolina, yesterday. Florence lashed lo...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Weatherman called out for faking battle with wind during Florence

Hurricane Florence was making landfall in North Carolina early Friday pushing a life-threatening storm surge for miles inland with screaming wind that was destroying buildings in its path. A mother and her e...More..

FEMA's Administrator Is Under Investigation for His Travel Habits
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

FEMA's Administrator Is Under Investigation for His Travel Habits

During the question and answer session Long was asked if he thought all the laws and practices were followed. FEMA director of external affairs Jessica Nalepa addressed the Politico story in a statement s...More..

Hurricane Florence begins battering the Carolinas
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence begins battering the Carolinas

They also have three dogs and three parrots. He said that the hurricane could only be captured on a super-wide lens, even from 400 kilometres up. Anyone in an evacuation zone in the Carolinas and Virginia mus...More..

Beaufort, Jasper ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Beaufort, Jasper ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence

States of emergency were declared by Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser for the nation's capital; requested by Virginia's governor; and approved by US President Donald Trump for North and SC. "We want to ...More..

Hurricane Florence path: Storm moves to SC - bringing CATASTROPHIC flood risk
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence path: Storm moves to SC - bringing CATASTROPHIC flood risk

Satellites also continue to monitor Hurricane Florence as it passes over North Carolina to help meteorologists make more accurate predictions of how the storm will impact people living in the region. Lo...More..

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

President Trump and his administration are buckling in for Hurricane Florence , a Category 4 hurricane expected to slam into the Carolinas by Friday. Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the governors of N...More..

Tropical Storm Isaac reforms, remains unpredictable
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Tropical Storm Isaac reforms, remains unpredictable

Croix Thursday night, passing nearly 200 miles to the south and having no apparent impact on the territory as it made its leisurely way across the Caribbean. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called Florence an "u...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

NASA posts incredible video of Hurricane Florence from space

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured dramatic views of rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence at 8:10 a.m. EDT Sept. 10 as it moved in a westerly direction across the Atlantic, headed fo...More..

Dont play games with it: Storm takes aim at Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Dont play games with it: Storm takes aim at Carolinas

The outer rain bands of Hurricane Florence were beginning to be felt in North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center , as the Category 2 storm, with sustained winds of 110 miles per hour and the ...More..

NASA video shows Hurricane Florence from space as it makes landfall
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

NASA video shows Hurricane Florence from space as it makes landfall

Tropical storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles from its center. "Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Florence on September 14 at 7:41 a.m. Still, he said: ...More..

Carolinas brace for Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Carolinas brace for Florence

The station, WCTI, is based in New Bern. A spokesperson for the ABC affiliate said roads around the building were flooding . But these winds combined with a giant storm surge and deluge of rain are brewi...More..

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

As of 8am ET on Thursday, Florence was driving maximum sustained winds of 110mph (177km/h), according to an updated forecast from the National Hurricane Center . In its 2 p.m. September 13 update, the NHC ...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

At least four people were killed. More than 60 others had to be rescued as a cinderblock motel collapsed. It's the most powerful storm of 2018 so far. That's enough to fill the Chesapeake Bay or cover the ent...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence downgraded to a tropical storm; continues to pummel Carolinas

Speaking with NPR's Morning Edition , North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper described the storm as "an uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave". "If this thing comes inland and stops in eastern North Carolina...More..

Tropical Depression Isaac drenches Puerto Rico, sparks power outages
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Tropical Depression Isaac drenches Puerto Rico, sparks power outages

On Thursday morning, South 17th Street, usually teeming with commuter traffic by 6:30 a.m., was almost devoid of cars. The government of the Netherlands has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for Saba and ...More..

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

As Hurricane Florence begins to hammer the Carolinas, a few fliers managed to escape the storms path, arriving at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Thursday just before the hurricane is predicted to...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

As Florence Surges Forward, Rethinking What Hurricane Preparation Looks Like

Hurricane Florence churned across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday packing winds of 130 miles per hour (215 kph) as an emergency management official warned the monster storm would deliver a "Mike Tyson punch" t...More..

Hurricane Florence: Weather Channel shows simulation of 9-foot waters
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Weather Channel shows simulation of 9-foot waters

He confirmed that due to rising waters, some people are waiting for rescue in their attics and on their roofs. And others could only hope someone would come for them. Although the storm has weakened to a Catego...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Near 440,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

Storm surges as high as 7 to 11 feet remain threats from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout in North Carolina, with life-threatening surges up to 6 feet possible across a much wider area. Thousands of people have taken ...More..

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

The port city of Wilmington woke Friday to the sound of exploding electrical transformers with strong gusts throwing street signs and other debris as well as water in all directions, according to an AFP repor...More..

Florence by the numbers: Strongest wind gust in 60 years hits Wilmington
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Florence by the numbers: Strongest wind gust in 60 years hits Wilmington

Weather Prediction Center. Hurricane Florence began lashing the North Carolina coast on Thursday, with heavy surf pounding the Outer Banks and barrier islands, winds shredding flags, and a storm surge p...More..

USA capital under state of emergency, evacuation ordered
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

USA capital under state of emergency, evacuation ordered

Boeing Co suspended work on Tuesday at the SC plant where it assembles 787 widebody jetliners, and a Volvo automobile plant in South Carolina's evacuation zone was also closed, company officials said. Florenc...More..

Hurricane Helene ‘THREAT TO LIFE’ warning - United Kingdom to be hit on MONDAY
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Helene ‘THREAT TO LIFE’ warning - United Kingdom to be hit on MONDAY

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with isolated amounts up to 6 inches across Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe, especially over elevated terrain. I...More..

Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains

Despite the downgrade, Florence is expected to produce catastrophic flooding throughout the Carolinas. "There is still time , but not a lot of time ", said Derrec Becker of the South Carolina Department of...More..

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip

In a step that commercialises space travel, U.S. private space firm SpaceX on Friday announced that it will send the first private passenger to Moon and will reveal his identity on Monday. Its design was firs...More..

Hurricane Florence Could Bring Up To 30 Inches Of Rain To Carolinas
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Could Bring Up To 30 Inches Of Rain To Carolinas

Its storm surge and the prospect of 1 to 3 feet of rain were considered an even bigger threat than its winds , which dropped way down from a terrifying 140 miles per hour - Category 4 - earlier in the week. ...More..