Hurricane Florence: North Carolina devastated by ‘CATASTROPHIC’ floods

With graphics depicting an intersection on a street in the American state of North Carolina , the forecaster explains what is likely to happen as the water engulfs the state's coastline amid sound effects of wind, rain and rushing water. In Kinston,... More..

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Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall

The Category 1 storm, which throttled North Carolina, also left two elderly men dead - one of whom got electrocuted while trying to connect a pair of extension cords outside in the rain, according to emergenc...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Giant, slow-moving storm causes deluge as it makes landfall

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the hurricane was "wreaking havoc" on the coast and could wipe out entire communities as it makes its "violent grind across our state for days". "In Harvey, vibration ...More..

Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing

The briefing said Florence "is a large hurricane" with hurricane-force winds extending 80 miles from its center and tropical storm-force winds extending 195 miles from the eye of the storm. Earlier forecasts sh...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mother, baby killed after tree falls on home during Hurricane Florence

At 5 p.m., Florence was centered about 50 miles west-southwest of Wilmington , North Carolina, and about 25 miles northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . When all is said and done, Florence could dump 1...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Coastal streets flowed with ocean water, and more than 460,000 homes and businesses were without power, mostly in North Carolina , according to poweroutage.us, which tracks the nation's electrical grid. Floren...More..

More than 19,000 without power in U.S. Southeast ahead of Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

More than 19,000 without power in U.S. Southeast ahead of Florence

The storm's speed slowed down to 10 miles per hour, moving northwest, the NHC said in its 2 p.m. update. No matter how devastating or catastrophic a hurricane or typhoon is predicted to be, there will i...More..

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

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

And cameras aboard the International Space Station managed to catch incredible footage just a few minutes after the storm's landfall. Outside of the wind, the broad circulation of the storm will allow for a s...More..

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in US
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in US

Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the US East Coast as a Category 2 hurricane with winds up to 110mph - slower than yesterday but covering a wider area. "The state is mobilizing all available resources to ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence lashes USA east coast, triggers flood warnings

That's enough to fill more than 15 million Olympic-size swimming pools. Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles (130 kilometres) from its centre, and tropical-storm-force winds reached out 195 miles (315 kilome...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence is producing waves as high as 83 feet

Hurricane Florence has picked up strength as it barrels toward the Carolinas, with an expected landfall pushed back to early Saturday . The storm's surge, the rise in sea water above normally dry land at th...More..

Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

We probably will be getting heavy winds and rain for the next few days. JAMES CITY, North Carolina - After a night of torrential rain, devastating wind and unsafe storm surges, the damage that Hurricane Fl...More..

Tropical Storm Isaac’s Winds Nearing Leeward Islands
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Tropical Storm Isaac’s Winds Nearing Leeward Islands

Kitts and Nevis, at Pond Hill, Nevis, forecaster Harry W. Hallstrom said, "Isaac is getting ripped apart with wind shear". Not the most ideal of weather-situations and apparently it's only about to get wors...More..

Weather Channel uses mixed reality to show the effects of a hurricane
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Weather Channel uses mixed reality to show the effects of a hurricane

Despite weakening to a Category 1 storm , the Federal Emergency Management Agency gives this ominous warning: "Don't focus on the category of the storm". "Whether you have a house or not, when the storm comes ...More..

Hurricane Florence lashes United States east coast, triggers flood warnings
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence lashes United States east coast, triggers flood warnings

In this September 12, 2018 photo provided by NASA, Hurricane Florence churns over the Atlantic Ocean heading for the US east coast as seen from the International Space Station. The homes of about 10 million w...More..

Satellite view of unsafe Hurricane Florence at sunrise
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Satellite view of unsafe Hurricane Florence at sunrise

Schools in 26 of the state's 46 counties were ordered closed from Tuesday. "We can come back and fix things". South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered as many as one million coastal residents to leave t...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Missing southern resident killer whale J50 declared dead by scientists

The Center for Whale Research noted Thursday that the pod of whales had been struggling in recent years due to a lack of chinook salmon, their primary food source. In the 2018 photos, she is in poor body cond...More..

Oldest known drawing found in Africa
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Oldest known drawing found in Africa

In a new study that was just published today, a team of global archaeologists have hailed the discovery in Blombos Cave in South Africa of a 73,000-year-old stone flake that was colored by ocher, calling it the...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence is about to make landfall in North Carolina

Forecasters said Florence's surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 11 feet (3.4 meters) of ocean water. On Thursday evening, the Neuse River burst its banks which caused r...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating

Hurricane Florence is threatening millions of Americans in the southeast, as FEMA warns that this is a very risky storm. Landfall is expected late Thursday or early Friday, and the National Hurricane Center ...More..