WASHINGTON – Nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York City, ravaging the Big Apple and causing nearly $20 billion in damages, Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday delivered a plan to prepare the city for the next big weather catastrophe.
WASHINGTON – Researchers at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii have just completed a study that suggests not only are we not in the clear, but that things may just be getting worse.
OAXACA, MEXICO (AFP) - Authorities on Thursday resumed their search for 12 missing fishermen after Hurricane Barbara hit southern Mexico, as the death toll from the storm rose to three after a man drowned in a river.
US President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Oklahoma after deadly tornadoes struck the state on Sunday and Monday and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts, the White House said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - At least 37 people were reported killed after a powerful tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour pulverized an Oklahoma City suburb Monday, hitting at least two schools and wiping out blocks of homes.
WASHINGTON – A late winter storm is sweeping through the Midwest and blasting the Northeast, a self-exiled Russian billionaire is found dead in England and the Georgia mother of a 13-month-old who was shot to death in front of her last week has a message to her baby's alleged killers.
WASHINGTON – Spring may have officially started last week, but there’s no sign of it as the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather warning for dozens of states from Missouri to New Jersey and as far south as North Carolina.
NEW YORK – As a slow-moving storm moved across the eastern half of the United States on Wednesday, many in the Northeast were locking up not in the anticipation of snow but in preparation for rising tidal waters and coastal flooding.
LOS ANGELES – A powerful winter blizzard has battered parts of the Midwest over Monday night and into Tuesday morning, forcing school closures and littering highways with stranded cars as anywhere from 12 to 15 inches of snow were expected to fall.
WASHINGTON – A major storm has blanketed central United States this week, dumping nearly two feet of snow in parts of Kansas and heading into the northeast while covering everywhere from Minnesota to Ohio.
NEW YORK – Much of the northeast is still recovering from the historic blizzard that swept through the region over the weekend. For cities like New York, it’s business as usual on Monday, but for parts of New England and eastern Long Island, limited transportation and power outages are still very much prevalent.
NEW YORK (AFP) - The northeastern United States began digging out Saturday in the wake of a fierce blizzard that left at least two dead, half a million customers without power, and air, road and rail links paralyzed.
NEW YORK – Snow has already started falling in the New York Tri-State area on Friday morning as forecasters predict as much as 14 inches in New York City, causing major Amtrak and airport delays and cancellations across the Northeast.
WASHINGTON – In September, the sea ice that covers the Arctic Ocean dropped to its lowest levels since 1979, when satellite records began being recorded. The ice melt occurred without any of the unusual weather conditions that were believed to contribute to the last "extreme" melt in 2007.