Tag: weather

Powerful nor’easter nears East Coast and could bring up to 18 inches of snow to New York City

With heavy snow and strong winds, blizzard conditions are possible on Monday, according to the National Weather Service office in New York. The heaviest impact...

Alabama tornado: At least 1 killed and nearly 30 injured after a large tornado ripped through Birmingham area

The twister ripped through a hotel Monday night and tore off part of a church’s roof. About 30 people in Fultondale were injured, the city’s...

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...

10 New Year’s resolutions that help the planet

When setting your New Year’s resolutions, try making those that help our planet and better the environment. It will impact everyone in a positive way....

Winter snow storm dropped more snow in parts of the Northeast than all of last year’s winter season

Those living in and around New York City, Philadelphia and Boston woke Thursday to generally between 6 to 12 inches of snow, and snow continued...

Powerful system may drop more than a foot of snow on NYC, other parts of Northeast

With possibly 14 inches, New York City may be in for the most snow it’s seen from a storm in more than four years. More...

First nor’easter of the season could turn into a ‘bomb cyclone’ in New England

There are also high wind warnings for coastal regions of Massachusetts, where wind gusts could reach 50 mph. “As the system rapidly intensifies, it will...

Tropical Storm Iota deals devastation to Central America still recovering from Eta

At least 26 people have died from Iota’s impacts: 16 in Nicaragua, 6 in Honduras, 2 in Guatemala and 2 in Colombia. Women and minors...

Hurricane Iota: Storm forecast to strengthen and hit Central America early next week

Iota, which formed Friday at sea, was centered in the Caribbean about 440 miles east-southeast of the Nicaragua-Honduras border with maximum sustained winds of 75...

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...

Tropical Storm Iota forecast to hit storm-ravaged Central America as a major hurricane early next week

Iota, which formed Friday at sea, was centered in the Caribbean about 495 miles east-southeast of the Nicaragua-Honduras border with maximum sustained winds of 40...

Tropical Storm Eta threatens Cuba and south Florida

The storm is currently moving northeast away from the Cayman Islands and toward central Cuba at 16 mph as of 5 p.m. ET. It has...

Hurricane Eta: Category 4 storm is expected to bring catastrophic damage to Nicaragua

The “extremely dangerous” hurricane was making landfall just south of the city of Puerto Cabezas, on Nicaragua’s Caribbean shore, with “life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds,...

Zeta leaves over 2.1 million customers without power and at least five dead after battering Gulf Coast

As of 2 p.m., Zeta was about 25 miles south-southeast of Charlottesville, Virginia, per the NHC. The storm was traveling at 53 mph and was...

Hurricane Delta leaves one dead in Louisiana and brings tornado threat to Carolinas

An 86-year-old man in St. Martin Parish died after a fire started as he was fueling a generator in a shed, Louisiana Gov. John Bel...

Hurricane Delta leaves hundreds of thousands without power as it pummels parts of Louisiana and Texas

Power was out in more than 453,000 homes and businesses, according to tracking website poweroutage.us, as the Category 2 storm roared ashore with winds approaching...

Hurricane Delta weakens to Category 3 storm ahead of expected landfall

Delta’s windspeeds tripled, growing from a tropical depression with winds of 35 mph Monday morning to a Category 4 storm, with winds of 145 mph...

The pandemic didn’t solve climate change. This week’s disasters are proof

Earlier this year, in the midst of a horrific news cycle and a rapidly mounting death toll, that notion was a welcome silver lining to...

Sally drenched parts Florida with ‘4 months of rain in 4 hours,’ officials say

“We had 30 inches of rain in Pensacola — 30-plus inches of rain — which is four months of rain in four hours,” Ginny Cranor,...

Tropical Storm Sally expected to make landfall as a hurricane near New Orleans

Hurricane warnings have now been issued from Morgan City, Louisiana, east to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including New Orleans, Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas. Sally continues...

Hurricane Laura damage: Before and after satellite images of Louisiana show widespread destruction

Hurricane Laura roared through southwestern Louisiana early Thursday morning, killing six and leaving behind a wide path of destruction. CNN has obtained new satellite images...

Louisiana coastline is battered as Laura makes landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm

Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana, as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 mph, putting it in a tie with a hurricane from...

Hurricane Laura nears major hurricane strength hours before landfall

Laura was moving over the Gulf of Mexico early Wednesday with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph — the upper limit of a Category 2...

Gulf Coast on alert as simultaneous tropical storms threaten

Marco, which could reach hurricane status as soon as Saturday night, is one of two tropical systems expected to impact the Gulf Coast in the...

Climate Change Means Senior Health Could Suffer

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Global warming may ultimately rain on everyone’s parade, but new research suggests that...