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Hurricane Florence now category 3 storm

As of 11pm local time (4am BST), the storm was centred 280 miles south-east of Wilmington , North Carolina , moving north-west at 17 mph. The storm was movi...


Toronto politicians weighing steps as province revives bill to reduce council

While this was, in reality, the situation before Ford's use of the notwithstanding clause and his proclamation that he intends to use it again when his decision...


The politics of calculating hurricane deaths

The mayor of Ceiba, Angel Cruz Ramos, told CNN he's grateful for the generosity, but believes that too much water was delivered at the wrong time. He said ...


NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

Liftoff was delayed until 6:02 a.m.so that the United Launch Alliance team would have more time to fix a potential temperature issue. NASA launched a sate...


Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warn that Florence remains deadly because of its size and slow forward speed, even if its top sustained winds hav...


'Once in a lifetime' hurricane weakens, begins lashing eastern US

The hurricane is expected to make landfall around Wilmington on Friday morning. Even the thousands of emergency workers on scene - ranging from power worker...


President Trump on Hurricane Florence: 'Get out of its way'

Florence is moving 16 miles per hour northwest with a maximum sustained wind of 120 miles per hour and the eye is expected to first land in southern North Carol...


'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

The deaths came as the storm was turning through the southeast part of the state, dumping more than 20 inches of rain in some communities. More than 12,000 pe...


Hurricane Florence Looks Super-Scary When Seen From Space

A video of the Category 2 Hurricane Florence has also been shared by NASA and it needs no introduction. As it approached the USA on Wednesday, the Internati...


At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

As of Tuesday evening, this storm is a Category Four and is expected to remain strong as it heads towards the coast of North Carolina. A Tropical Storm Warnin...


Mother and Infant Among First Reported Fatalities as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina , near where the hurricane made landfall, said a mother and her infant were killed when a tree fell on their house. That...


Monster storm prompts evacuation orders in three USA states

The storm's path put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as it closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected pa...


Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence

To whip up a monstrous storm like the one chugging for the Carolinas you need a handful of ingredients - and Florence has them all. The storm will bring dangero...


Hurricane Florence Storm Surge: The Craziest Videos & Photos

While Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm, it remains unpredictable according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Utility companies are pre...


Insurers Brace for $20B in Catastrophic Losses From Hurricane Florence

The eastbound lanes of several major highways have been shut down to allow traffic to flow inland, but the exodus was slow along roads jammed with outward-bound...


Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence

The barrier island of Emerald Isle is under water, with ocean waves rolling in over a six-foot storm surge and crashing into homes. And cameras aboard the Int...


Hurricane Florence: South Carolina vs. Marshall matchup canceled due to storm

That happened past year when Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 150 centimeters (60 inches) of rain on the Houston, Texas, area. SC announced that Saturday...


Hurricane Florence bears down on Carolinas

A ideal storm of unfortunate circumstances means Florence will likely be catastrophic for parts of the Southeast. The surge in power outages along the coast w...


Hurricane Florence Reduces Its Intensity But Not Its Destructive Power

Hurricane force winds will begin reaching the coast of the Carolinas by Thursday morning and the storm is not expected to leave the region in the next two days...


Hurricane Florence kills at least three people

Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles (130 kilometers) from its center, and tropical-storm-force winds reached out 195 miles (315 kilometers). As the giant,...


Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

The eye of the hurricane made landfall at Wrightsville Beach, just outside Wilmington, on Friday morning, with winds of over 100mph, then stalled and began ...


Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing

Gradual weakening is forecast during the next few days. Helene, which has been downgraded from a hurricane, is among a glut of tropical storms brewing in the ...


'The Storm's Pretty Intense Right Now': Wilmington Resident Riding Out Hurricane Florence

This is expected to cause "catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding". The National Hurricane Center said a gauge north of W...


Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

Strong winds and heavy rains have already begun lashing North Carolina's coastline, leading to some early flooding. And newly formed Subtropical Storm Joyce is ...


Hurricane Florence Drowned a Riverfront 30 Miles from the North Carolina Coast

After that, Florence is forecast to move northwest and north and move across western SC on Sunday, Sept. 15, and across western North Carolina and eastern...


NHC downgrades Florence to still unsafe Category 3 hurricane

More than 3,000 inmates at North Carolina prisons and juvenile detention centers were moved out of the storm's path. "Hugo was a direct hit", he said. "Don't...


The Impact Of Hurricane Florence

The researchers continuously track the hurricane as it makes landfall to collect data on the storm's speed, intensity and structure. "Some areas will receive ra...


Hurricane Florence's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

According to Fox News Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean, current forecast puts Florence stalling upon reaching the Carolina coast before making a slight shift so...


Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Hurricane Florence began lashing the North Carolina coast on Thursday, with heavy surf pounding the Outer Banks and barrier islands, winds shredding flags, and...


Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas

Tens of thousands are without power in North Carolina . The outer bands of Hurricane Florence began battering the coast of North and South Carolina Thursda...