Tag: Storms

How Ida dodged NYC’s flood defenses

“The problem is, we’re seeing these impacts and these changing storms faster, and adaptations are just not keeping pace,” says Lauren McPhillips, a hydrologist at...

Tornadoes hit New Jersey, flash flood warnings in New York as Ida remnants blast through

Multiple tornadoes swirled through New Jersey, ripping apart and flattening homes as the remnants of Hurricane Ida pummeled the tri-state area with furious downpours on...

Nearly 95% of Gulf Coast oil and gas production offline as Hurricane Ida buffets Louisiana

Natural-gas futures were on the rise, extending a climb to a three-year high, and crude-oil prices were mixed in electronic trading late Sunday as Hurricane...

Think you’re fully insured against hurricane damage? Here’s what you might be missing

As Tropical Depression Fred wreaks havoc across the eastern United States, it’s yet another reminder of the need for adequate homeowner’s insurance — but many...

5 quick takeaways from the UN’s IPCC climate report, including signs that there’s enough time for change

It’s been called the most significant climate-change update in nearly a decade, the U.N.’s authoritative Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released Monday. It...

Where should I retire? MarketWatch’s updated tool can help you find your dream spot and warn you of climate risks

This year’s hurricanes, wildfires and droughts are putting climate risk on the map for retirees more clearly than ever. So MarketWatch has updated its popular...

Tropical Storm Elsa gaining strength, lashing Florida Keys

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The weather was getting worse in southern Florida on Tuesday morning as Tropical Storm Elsa began lashing the Florida Keys,...

Opinion: Record heat and your retirement: Why the climate crisis should factor into your financial plan

The Pacific Northwest is currently experiencing a record heat wave so severe that statisticians say it should happen only once a millennium, but which climatologists...

Icy streets and packed metros: Madrid digs out from historic snowstorm in midst of pandemic

MADRID — So the COVID-19 pandemic is making your life complicated? Hold my extra-frosty cerveza, was the message Storm Filomena delivered to Spain over the...

Scientists pour cold water on ‘intriguing’ similarity between COVID-19 and 1918 flu

Despite early comparisons between COVID-19 and influenza, coronavirus was never going to be just another flu. It comes from a different family of viruses and...