Tag: weather

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...

Some Climate Change Effects May Be Irreversible, U.N. Panel Says

Rising seas, melting ice caps and other effects of a warming climate may be irreversible for centuries and are unequivocally driven by greenhouse-gas emissions from...

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...

Death Toll From China Flood Jumps to More Than 300

HONG KONG—Chinese authorities said 302 people had died during severe flooding that hit the central province of Henan last month, a sharp increase in the...

London cleans up after flash flooding drenches homes, subway

Londoners are cleaning up after torrential rain left homes, roads and several subway stations flooded, the second unseasonal inundation in as many weeks ByThe Associated...

A China Subway Flood Survivor’s Harrowing Experience: ‘I May Not Be Able to Get Out’

HONG KONG—As floodwaters surged into a stalled subway train beneath the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, Pure Li hurriedly tapped out farewell messages to a close...

Germany’s Flooding Rearranges Political Picture Ahead of Election to Succeed Merkel

BERLIN—Last week’s devastating floods in Germany that have so far claimed nearly 160 lives have become the central issue of the country’s coming election that...

Europe Floods Move South and East as Rains Hit Germany, Austria

Flooding moved to southern and eastern parts of Germany and into neighboring Austria on Sunday, as heavy rainfall over Alpine regions swelled rivers and overwhelmed...

Opinion: If you want to fix climate change, you need to fix this flaw in conventional economic thought

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Project Syndicate)—Nowhere are the limitations of neoclassical economic thinking—the DNA of economics as it is currently taught and practiced—more apparent than in the...

29 Amazon fashion finds for summer

CNN —   Summer is in full swing, and there’s no better time to evaluate your warm weather wardrobe. Bright colors, fun patterns and comfortable...

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...

iOS 15 Announced With New FaceTime, iMessage, Sharing, Focus, and Privacy Features

Apple has officially unveiled iOS 15, and like many recent rumours and leaks suggested, several far-reaching improvements have come to iMessage and FaceTime. There’s also...

Tevas sandals that fashion editors love

CNN —   Some might say that Tevas had their moment, and that moment was the summer of 1996. While they’re not wrong, Tevas are...

Taiwan’s Leader Hurt by Recent Setbacks

TAIPEI—Taiwan and its leader, Tsai Ing-wen, were riding high last year as the island fended off the coronavirus, expanded its economy and won vocal support...

Best shower heads of 2021

CNN —   Anyone who’s spent a night in a dingy motel knows that not all shower heads are created equal. And these days, when...

Outdoor patio furniture that’s worth the splurge

(CNN) —   If there’s anything we learned from the pandemic, it’s that our outdoor spaces are truly an extension of our homes, places where...

20 die in extreme weather in China cross-country race

Rescuers in China say at least 20 people running a mountain marathon cross-country race have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale...

Best rain jackets of 2021

(CNN) —   Whether you’re camping, commuting or just running errands around town, a trusty rain jacket can keep you protected from even the worst...

California readies to prevent blackouts, but threats remain

California’s top energy regulators say the state is better prepared to avoid last summer’s rotating blackouts By ADAM BEAM Associated Press May 19, 2021, 2:06...

Tropical Storm Andres: Earliest tropical storm on record develops in the eastern Pacific

Tropical Storm Andres is the earliest tropical storm to ever form during the satellite era in the eastern Pacific, surpassing Adrian in 2017. Andres also...

Super Typhoon Surigae (Typhoon Bising) continues to strengthen and could move dangerously close to the Philippines

On Sunday morning local time, the super typhoon further intensified, attaining maximum sustained winds of 190 mph (305 kph). This is equivalent to a strong...