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Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence approaches US

Pieces of torn-apart buildings flew through the air. According to Fox News Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean, current forecast puts Florence stalling upon reac...


Tropical Storm Isaac expected to regain hurricane strength

East Coast and the Caribbean, a fourth is getting ready to roll over the Hawaiian Islands. "It's not a zero event. It's just not anywhere near a level of Mari...


Hurricane Florence has weakened but will still be devastating

The city assured those who were trapped that help was on the way. One resident, 67-year-old Linda Smith, told the MailOnline: "We're a little anxious about ...


Space Station astronaut captures mammoth Hurricane Florence from directly above

Tens of thousands are without power in North Carolina . Forecasters expect Florence to hit the Carolinas early in the morning on September 14. According...


Region now under hurricane, storm surge watches

North Carolina's governor, Roy Cooper, said: "North Carolina is taking #HurricaneFlorence seriously, and you should too". Governors in SC and Virginia have a...


Scientist declares ailing orca dead

Michael Milstein, a spokesman for NOAA Fisheries, said boats and planes in the US and Canada are looking but that Balcomb usually makes such calls on missing wh...


Stone in South African cave boasts oldest-known human drawing

The Conversation Africa asked Professor Christopher Henshilwood , who leads the team that made the discovery, about its significance. During the Middle Ston...


More than 300,000 without power as Hurricane Florence batters North Carolina

At 4 a.m., the National Hurricane Center said Florence's eyewall was beginning to hit the North Carolina coast. The rain has turned sideways, rivers are...


Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm

It's not all for show, either. "The larger and the slower the storm is, the greater the threat and the impact-and we have that". Waves from Hurricane Florenc...


Elon Musk's SpaceX to announce first tourist to Moon

In a tweet late Thursday, the company proclaimed a deal has been struck with a "private passenger" to fly around the moon in its Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR-an ...


Hurricane Florence Is Generating 83-Foot Waves in the Atlantic

Measurements by an Air Force Hurricane Hunter plane indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 110 miles per hour, with higher gusts. "But no ...


Hurricane Florence lashes United States east coast, triggers flood warnings

Some regions are expected to receive more than 20 inches of rain from the hurricane and its giant knot of storm clouds. "Your time is running out". North Ca...


Hurricane Florence weakens slightly as it moves toward USA coast: NHC

Trump has declared states of emergency for North and SC ahead of the Category 4 hurricane , which frees up help from federal agencies. And that's just the pr...


'Incredibly Distasteful': 'Outnumbered' on Trump Casting Doubt on Hurricane Maria Death Toll

He went down there, he did what he did. Everybody's panicking. It's not easy. FEMA administrator Brock Long said Wednesday on MSNBC that "indirect deaths" a...


Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

Forecasters expect Florence to hit the Carolinas early in the morning on September 14. "This storm will bring destruction", North Carolina Governor Roy Coop...


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

Up to 10 million people lie in the path of the storm , which still poses a risk to life and property, although it has been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane...


ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

But the real threat from Florence isn't from wind, it's from water, with the National Hurricane Center warning of "life-threatening storm surge and rainfall...


Hurricane Florence from space

Additionally, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst took to Twitter on Wednesday to share photos of the hurricane from space, while stressing the se...


Beach Town's Main Drag Empty Ahead of Hurricane Florence

This enhanced satellite image shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Wednesday. Promptly follow evacuation and other instruction...


Evacuations in United States ahead of Hurricane Florence

Florence could be the worst hurricane to hit the Carolinas in over 60 years since category 4 hurricane "Hazel" struck in 1954. "This is no ordinary storm, and...


Hurricane Florence shifts south; Georgia and Carolinas hunker down

Updated NHC forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast of the Carolinas, carrying days of heavy rains that could bring intense inland flooding from S...


Scientists discover new fish species in ocean's terrifying depths

The trio aren't even named yet and are temporarily identified with their varying colors: the pink, blue, and purple Atacama snailfish, according to a report fro...


Georgia Declares Emergency as Hurricane Florence Approaches

As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, Florence was 435 miles from Wilmington, N.C., moving northwest at 16 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . David Founta...


Hurricane Florence hours away from Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is expected to hover over the Carolinas through Saturday night, dumping an insane amount of rain and wind on the area. "This is a powerful...


"Once In A Lifetime" Hurricane Florence Weakens, Begins Lashing Eastern US

Roy Cooper in a Thursday press briefing. "More significant weakening is forecast on Saturday as Florence moves farther inland over central SC", the NHC said o...


Governor Deal issues State of Emergency across Georgia

Florence is being trailed in the Atlantic by two other storms - Hurricane Helene and Tropical Storm Isaac. Timing: When Will Hurricane Florence Strike? I...


[Newsmaker] 'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind

Parts of North Carolina could get 40 inches (1 meter) of rain. Florence is the most risky of three tropical systems in the Atlantic. CAROLINA BEACH, North C...


Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating

Although the storm is approaching the US coastline as a Category 2 hurricane after weakening from a Category 4 storm , that doesn't mean the storm will be gent...


Task Force 1 establishes base camp in advance of Hurricane Florence

LATER NEXT WEEK: The remnants of Hurricane Florence could bring some heavy rain to the D.C. region by next week. As much as a couple of inches of rain are p...


CoreLogic Estimates $170.2B in Potential Damage From Hurricane Florence

Early on Tuesday, Florence was centred about 975 miles east-south-east of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west-north-west at almost 15mph. Lanes will ...