Global Warming Made Hurricane Florence Much Worse

The Associated Press consulted with 17 meteorologists and scientists who study climate change , hurricanes or both. Just a few consultants stay cautious about attributing world warming to a single tournament, but lots of the scientists clearly n... More..

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by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Trump Delivers Warm Meals to Storm Victims in North Carolina

Cooper warned residents that the rain may have subsided, but the flooding danger is far from over. But Battle just couldn't think about that anymore. "I can't say why". The governor also said that 16 rivers in ...More..

NASA’s newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

NASA’s newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image

TESS is equipped with four cameras that allow it to cover 85% of the sky . "TESS is created to image nearly all of the night sky - using four wide-angle cameras", Natalia Guerrero, an Massachusetts Institute...More..

Donald Trump to Carolina Storm Victims: 'Our Hearts Break for You'
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Donald Trump to Carolina Storm Victims: 'Our Hearts Break for You'

That news comes as authorities from Horry County Sheriff's Department in SC say two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters . Roy Cooper said as officials began distributing suppli...More..

by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Cheerful Trump praises ‘beautiful and sunny’ weather in storm-ravaged North Carolina

LINDEN, NC - SEPTEMBER 18: A home is seen inundated with water from cresting rivers from the rains caused by Hurricane Florence as it passed through the area on September 18, 2018 in Linden, North Carolina....More..

Florence weakens, but threat of flooding rises
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Florence weakens, but threat of flooding rises

Wilmington , North Carolina, has been cut off from the rest of the state thanks to Hurricane Florence's floodwaters, which are still rising. On Monday, President Trump declared a major disaster in SC, lis...More..

Florence death toll rises to 32 as floodwaters linger in North Carolina
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Florence death toll rises to 32 as floodwaters linger in North Carolina

The city of Wilmington , North Carolina remains largely cut off from the rest of the state. Jordan is donating $1 million each to the American Red Cross and Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florenc...More..

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to be SpaceX’s first Moon tourist
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to be SpaceX’s first Moon tourist

Elon Musk and his rocket company, SpaceX , plan to launch a private passenger named Yusaku Maezawa around the moon. Musk says he's aiming for Maezawa's moonshot to take place in 2023. In 2012, he started ...More..

Hurricane Florence: Dogs in cage during flood rescued in North Carolina
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Dogs in cage during flood rescued in North Carolina

A flash flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence has killed a man in Virginia. Experts say that both are "storms of the same type", but those that occur in the Pacific west of the International Da...More..

Hurricane Florence aftermath: Flooding crisis in North and SC
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence aftermath: Flooding crisis in North and SC

The storm killed at least 11 people in North Carolina , including a mother and child hit by a falling tree, state officials said . Another six people have died in SC due to Florence, WSOC reported . "Fas...More..

North Carolina Governor Warns Residents to be Alert for Florence Flash Floods
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

North Carolina Governor Warns Residents to be Alert for Florence Flash Floods

The storm has begun to move into Virginia and West Virginia, and is expected to turn toward New England on Tuesday. The organization is collecting a wide range of items including canned goods, personal hygien...More..

Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. The child's injured father was taken to a hospital. Florence made landfall as a hurricane near Wrightsvill...More..

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

Cooper said he had come to New Bern to provide encouragement for local residents. Some stream gauges used to monitor river levels failed when they became submerged, but others showed water levels rising stead...More..

Japanese billionaire to be first tourist to Moon: SpaceX
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Japanese billionaire to be first tourist to Moon: SpaceX

Maezawa, a 42-year-old art collector and entrepreneur who founded Japan's largest online fashion retailer, could be the first private passenger to make the trip around the moon . Musk touched on one of h...More..

Florence rain pushes into West Virginia; Heaviest precipitation expected in southeastern counties
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Florence rain pushes into West Virginia; Heaviest precipitation expected in southeastern counties

The most rain so far from Florence was 33.9 inches (86 cm) in Swansboro, North Carolina , a new record for a single hurricane in the state. The storm brought up to 40 inches of rain to some parts of sout...More..

Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China

The Hong Kong Observatory said Mangkhut was the most powerful storm to hit the city since 1979, packing winds of 121 miles per hour. After formed in the east of the Philippines, the storm intensified into...More..

Three million evacuated as deadly Typhoon Mangkhut hits China
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Three million evacuated as deadly Typhoon Mangkhut hits China

In Hong Kong, waters surged in Hong Kong's famous Victoria Harbour and coastal fishing villages, from which hundreds of residents were evacuated to storm shelters. Cimatu said army troops and police would be de...More..

NCDOT warns residents about Florence flooding interstates, highways
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NCDOT warns residents about Florence flooding interstates, highways

The North Carolina attorney general's office has received more than 500 complaints of price gouging - including for hotel rooms, gas and water. Tom Watson watched floodwaters creep toward his home on the so...More..

Space X to announce who will fly around the moon
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Space X to announce who will fly around the moon

Musk hinted it might be a Japanese passenger, prompting Twitter to throw out names of very rich people like entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa and legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima . That design is likely ...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to let off Vietnam lightly

Even as the city's leader was congratulating rescue and emergency personnel on a job well done in avoiding serious casualties, she came under fire for underestimating the commuter chaos on Monday due to widespr...More..