'This storm is a monster' - 1.7 million flee from Florence

Louis; or from Los Angeles to San Francisco. USA weather authorities say that as of Wednesday night, local time, Hurricane Florence was moving northwest over the Atlantic and is expected to hit North Carolina on Friday afternoon. "We are ready. W... More..

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by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas with 'epic' rain, flooding

Having already drawn widespread criticism from members of his own party earlier this week for a claim made without evidence that the death toll was ginned up by Democrats in order to slime him, Trump once aga...More..

Nations in flare up at whaling commission in Brazil
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Nations in flare up at whaling commission in Brazil

Japan's acting commissioner Hideki Moronuki said Tokyo could not support host country Brazil's vision for the future of the IWC - the Florianopolis Declaration - because it made no provision for lifting a 3...More..

Trump claims Maria death toll rose 'like magic'
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Trump claims Maria death toll rose 'like magic'

Puerto Rico has been a US territory since 1898. Curiel, a 60-year-old who had heart problems and diabetes, walked 10 flights of stairs to the ground floor of his condominium, twice a day, to get insulin from a...More..

Florence begins slow assault on Carolinas
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence begins slow assault on Carolinas

At a press conference Thursday morning, officials stressed that Hurricane Florence's wind speed may have fallen, but the danger has not. As of 8am ET on Thursday, Florence was driving maximum sustained winds ...More..

North Carolina faces Hurricane Florence the only way we know how…with memes
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

North Carolina faces Hurricane Florence the only way we know how…with memes

Rivers are expected to burst their banks.Some 1.7 million people have been ordered to evacuate from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Small rooms around the main hub and down winding hallways i...More..

Still uncertainty as Hurricane Florences path moves south
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Still uncertainty as Hurricane Florences path moves south

Axios: " The ties between Hurricane Florence and climate change " - " Hurricane Florence is a unique Atlantic hurricane, projected to stall out after hitting land and forecast to dump upwards of 2 feet of rai...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

The ICESat-2 was sent into orbit by a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force base in California at 6.02am (2.02pm United Kingdom time). The satellite will provide measurements that will build on those pr...More..

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

Mother Lesha Murphy-Johnson and her baby, Zac, were killed after being trapped inside their home in Wilmington when a tree fell onto the roof at around 9.30am on Friday. Calls for help multiplied as the wind pi...More..

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

EDT on September 12. NASA released a video of the hurricane on Monday as captured by cameras mounted outside the International Space Station. Florence is now a powerful Category 3 storm with winds of 125m...More..

Who killed the largest birds that ever lived?
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Who killed the largest birds that ever lived?

While digging for sapphires and other precious stones, the locals came across supposed dinosaur bones that later turned out to belong to giant lemurs, crocs, and elephant birds. They weighed approximately half ...More..

TS Isaac less organised; Governments call off Storm Warnings, Watches
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

TS Isaac less organised; Governments call off Storm Warnings, Watches

The National Hurricane Center's official forecast shows that if Helene can hold together, it will impact Ireland and the northern United Kingdom by early this upcoming week. Isaac also has the potential to b...More..

How big is Hurricane Florence?
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

How big is Hurricane Florence?

Heavy rain, gusting winds and rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence deluged the Carolinas on Thursday as the massive, slow-moving storm crept toward the coastline, threatening millions of people in its pat...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Near 440,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

In Myrtle Beach, rescuers discovered a dead mother and her baby, two of at least five deaths blamed on the storm, after spending much of the day trying to cut through debris and a towering tree that crashed t...More..

Evacuations along Southeastern coast underway ahead of Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Evacuations along Southeastern coast underway ahead of Florence

The storm is now around 640km south of Bermuda and is moving at 26kmh. "The water could overtake some of these barrier islands and keep on going". A warm ocean is the fuel that powers hurricanes, and Floren...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Shelters open across the Carolinas for Hurricane Florence evacuees

After landfall, Florence slowed to a pace that would see the system likely lingering for days. The National Hurricane Center said late Thursday that Florence has brought a life-threatening storm surge and...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence plows inland, leaving five dead, states flooded

It is expected to move across parts of south-eastern North Carolina and eastern SC on Friday and Saturday, then head north over the western Carolinas and central Appalachian Mountains early next week, the N...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Dont play games with it: Storm takes aim at Carolinas

A mother and her baby died when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina. A fourth victim was killed in Lenoir County while plugging in a generator, according to the governor's office. At this he...More..

Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

Life-threatening storm surges of up to 13ft were also forecast in some areas along with the possibility of tornadoes in North Carolina. Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 mil...More..

SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says

ET, Florence was 530 miles southeast of Cape Fear, N.C., moving west-northwest at 17 mph, the National Hurricane Center says . More than a million people have been ordered to evacuate coastal areas ahead...More..