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

Tens of thousands were without power. Florence is a large hurricane and will affect much of North and SC. Heavy rainfall began after dark. WILMINGTON, North...


Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 2; still a risky storm

A Category 4 on the five-level Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, Florence was 750km south-southeast of Bermuda and the centre of the hurricane was forecast t...


Hundreds more flights canceled as Florence nears the Carolina coastal area

Another 8 million people live in areas covered by hurricane and tropical storm warnings. The center of the storm is expected to make landfall near Wilmington ...


Hurricane Florence now category 3 storm

The list of canceled football games included No. 13 Virginia Tech's home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia's trip to North Carolina State and No....


Three New Fish Species Discovered in Extreme Ocean Depths

Instead of menacing jaws and a hefty frame, the three types of fish found are small, translucent and have no scales to speak of. "Thanks to adaptation to life...


Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

Interests elsewhere in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic states should monitor the progress of Florence. The rainfall may produce life-threatening flash floods....


The ISS Captured This Mind-Boggling Video While Flying Over Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center said despite the decrease in winds, the size of the wind field has increased. "This storm will bring in more rain that Hurrica...


United States residents flee as Hurricane Florence threatens 'exceptionally bad news'

While hurricane force winds extended 80 miles from the centre of the storm, tropical storm force winds extended up to 195 miles. While Barjat has been downg...


Hurricane Florence starts its prolonged assault on the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence continues to snarl travel in the Southeast as it closes in on the Carolinas, affecting more than a dozen transportation hubs there and in ...


Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence

The impact of Florence will be widespread, with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge, unsafe surf, torrential rainfall, flooding and the potential fo...


Hurricanes Off Both US Coasts Have 39 Airports On Alert

That storm killed as many as 3,000 people and left the entire island without power for weeks and in some locations months. The storm's potential path also i...


Dont play games with it: Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster st...


NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

The warning also includes Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, large bodies of water in North Carolina that could see significant flooding. "It's just not anywhere...


Amazon's Jeff Bezos launches $2 billion fund to help the homeless

The Bezos "Day One Fund" will issue annual awards to organisations that are doing "compassionate, needle-moving work" to shelter and support the immediate needs...


Hurricane Florence could 'kill a lot of people'

The winds may be down a bit, but the one-two intense punches that we are expecting are still there. And that's just the prelude to untold days of misery. Regard...


UA hurricane experts weigh in as Hurricane Florence draws near

Hurricane Florence, now a Category 4, is on track to hit the U.S. East Coast early Thursday. The coastal surge from Florence could leave the eastern tip of No...


Travelers heading back to St. Louis before Hurricane Florence hits

On the forecast track, the center of Florence will approach the coasts of North and SC later today, then move near or over the coast of southern North Carolin...


Florence Shifts, Taking Southerly Route Closer To Charlotte

Enough rain could fall to break North Carolina's record for a tropical storm - 24 inches - set near Wilmington during Hurricane Floyd in 1999, said Greg Carbi...


California governor commits to 100 pct clean energy

He also signed a bill, SB100, making the state's electricity completely emissions-free by 2045. And even those standards are now in danger, thanks to a Trump ...


Is Pluto About to Become a Planet Again?

That's when the International Mammoth Union (IAU), the neighborhood that gets to establish planetary our bodies, established updated tips for what is and what i...