Friday November 16-th, 2018

Death toll rises to 11 as Florence pours on the rain

In Fayetteville, a North Carolina city of about 210,000 people some 90 miles (145 km) inland, authorities told thousands of residents near the Cape Fear River and Little River to get out of their homes by Sunday afternoon because of the flood risk.

Florence forecast: 15 more inches of rain, record-setting floods inland Florence forecast: 15 more inches of rain, record-setting floods inland

The slow-moving tropical storm will continue to drench the region for days. At least five deaths are connected to the storm. In the port city of Wilmington , near where the eye of the hurricane touched down in North Carolina, trees and power lin...

Florence death toll rises to 15, thousands more ordered to evacuate Florence death toll rises to 15, thousands more ordered to evacuate

Photos and videos from around the region, and particularly North Carolina, showed the power that Florence contained as it came ashore, leading to rescues across the area. New Bern spokeswoman Colleen Roberts said 455 people in all were rescued in the...

Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong, dozens dead in Philippines Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong, dozens dead in Philippines

Late on Sunday, Mangkhut hit China's most populous province, bringing winds of up to 162km/h. They opened again on Monday but Macau was still in recovery mode after severe flooding hit parts of the city, forcing emergency workers to rescue people f...

Florence death toll rises to 14 Florence death toll rises to 14

Florence weakened to a tropical depression as it marched inland, unloading a powerful mix of wind and rain on the Carolinas after killing at least 13 people. Trump tweeted this past week that "3000 people did not die" in Maria and that death count wa...

California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045 California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045

Nuttall said that the call to action will be taken by Patricia Espinosa to the UN General Assembly and brought into that One Planet Summit that French President Emmanuel Macron is doing during Climate Week by travellers in an electric vehicle tha...

Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast

Rainfall of up to 40 inches could occur in isolated areas of North and SC. Tens of thousands of people are already without power. There are reports of more than 80,000 people without power in North Carolina. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, who heads U.S....

Hurricane Florence leaves death and destruction in its wake Hurricane Florence leaves death and destruction in its wake

A mother and infant were killed when a tree fell on their house", police tweeted Friday afternoon. The father was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment. "Warmer oceans mean more energy to intensify tropical storms and hurricane...

At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. Two people died in Lenoir County. The NHC said Florence had the potential to dump historic amounts of rain on North and SC, as much as 40 inch...

Hundreds rescued in North Carolina city as waters rose Hundreds rescued in North Carolina city as waters rose

For people living inland in the Carolinas, the moment of maximum peril from flash flooding could arrive days later, because it takes time for rainwater to drain into rivers. It started pushing its way westward across SC later in the day, in a water...

In the US there were the first victims of the hurricane In the US there were the first victims of the hurricane "Florence"

On the mainland in New Bern, authorities said more than 100 people had to be saved from floods and that the downtown area was underwater. The NHC said the greatest threats to life came from storm-surges while "catastrophic flash flooding and pr...

NASA Satellite Finds Winds Tearing Tropical Depression Isaac Apart NASA Satellite Finds Winds Tearing Tropical Depression Isaac Apart

Tropical Storm Isaac has 45 miles per hour winds and is tracking west. Meteorologists expect Isaac to travel through the eastern and central Caribbean in the coming days and experience a gradual weakening until it degrades to a tropical wave at ...

NHC downgrades Florence to still risky Category 3 hurricane NHC downgrades Florence to still risky Category 3 hurricane

Hurricane-force winds now extend up to 80 miles from the eye of the storm , and tropical-storm-force winds now extend up to 195 miles from the center of the storm. He said that the hurricane could only be captured on a super-wide lens, even from 400...

Hurricane Florence: What storm surge could look like on East Coast Hurricane Florence: What storm surge could look like on East Coast

As of the 2 p.m. advisory released by the National Hurricane Center , Florence is about 180 miles east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and about 270 miles east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . The two hardware chains said they sent in a ...

Flood waters rise, 8 killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas Flood waters rise, 8 killed as Florence dumps 'epic' rain on Carolinas

Florence was located about 325 miles (520 km) east-southeast of Myrtle beach, South Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour (175 km per hour), the Miami, Florida-based weather forecaster said. As Florence closed in, President Don...

Florence hovers over coastal states, raising fears of epic flooding

The barrier island of Emerald Isle is under water, with ocean waves rolling in over a six-foot storm surge and crashing into homes. It is feared that more communities could become deluged as the storm crawls west at only 3km/h. "The main thing ri...

Toronto city council votes to challenge Ford's council cuts in court Toronto city council votes to challenge Ford's council cuts in court

Ford's move came after an Ontario judge ruled it was unconstitutional to slash the number of city council seats in the middle of a municipal election without consultation because it interfered with the right to freedom of expression of candidates and...

Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll

He says, "Then, like magic, '3000 PEOPLE KILLED'". To reach that conclusion, researchers analyzed death certificates and other reports from September 2017 through February 2018 and compared it to typical death rates for that time period and other...

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

Roy Cooper said. The storm has already dumped up to 15 inches more on the Carolinas this morning. Florence made landfall 10 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on Friday morning as a Category 1 hurricane with 90 mph winds.

Five Killed as Florence Hammers the Carolinas Five Killed as Florence Hammers the Carolinas

Hurricanes and typhoons not only bring severe coastal flooding via storm surge-they create bad inland flooding as well. He urged people in the coastal Carolinas and living near inland rivers to evacuate. He said, "Sand dunes gone storm surge 4' int...

In US beach resort, residents seek shelter from the storm In US beach resort, residents seek shelter from the storm

Federal emergency management officials warned that Florence - while weakening slightly - remains a "very risky storm" capable of wreaking havoc along a wide swathe of the coast. "This rainfall will produce catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged si...

Firefighters kneel, pray after mother and baby die from falling tree

A Navy statement says the decision comes after inspections of the region's port and airfield. A further 370,000 people are without power in North Carolina today, state officials said. Hundreds more had to be rescued elsewhere from rising waters, ...

Hurricane Hunters flying into Florence as it heads for the Carolinas Hurricane Hunters flying into Florence as it heads for the Carolinas

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 Carolina near the SC border. Some fluctuations in strength are expected through Thursday morn...

How is Tropical Storm Florence affecting Beaufort County roads on Saturday morning? How is Tropical Storm Florence affecting Beaufort County roads on Saturday morning?

There were 974,000 homes in the Carolinas without power on Saturday morning. Florence's eyewall reached shore near Wilmington, N.C., just before 6 a.m. About 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helico...

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

ABOVE VIDEO: A high definition camera outside the International Space Station captured a stark and sobering view of Hurricane Florence at 7:50 a.m. Gerst photographed the storm 400 kilometers, or 248 miles, above the eye. "While some weakening is ...

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    The family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing , alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its...

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  • House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

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