Tag: weather

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...

How a thunderstorm with the power of a hurricane capsized a ship

“It`s been a crazy day meteorologically with very impactful winds from both a line of thunderstorms, and a long duration strong wind event due to...

Storm system is bringing snow and blizzard conditions to Denver and other cities

More than 7 million Americans were under winter weather alerts and about 300,000 were under blizzard warnings Sunday morning. The snow and blizzard conditions are...

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...