The National Weather Service said on Tuesday that the tropical storm Pauletta had sprung back to life off the coast of Africa.
[SNA] Khartoum -- The Minister of Labor and Social Development, the Head of Higher Committee for Rainfall Emergencies Lena Al-Sheikhaccompanied by the USAID Mission Director in Sudan, HelenPataki and the Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Catherine Noorthring visited, Tuesday, the IOM warehouses, south Khartoum, to inspect the distributionof the relief materials to the floods-affected population in the country.
After passing Bermuda a day prior, powerful Hurricane Teddy was heading for Atlantic Canada on Tuesday, producing potentially life-threatening surf and rip current conditions along the way, forecasters said.
September 23, 2020 5:00 AM JAKARTA • Floods and landslides have struck Indonesia's capital Jakarta and its surrounding areas, leaving two people dead, one missing and 20 others injured, officials said yesterday.
A tropical storm developing in the Pacific Ocean was slowly sweeping toward Japan on Tuesday, threatening the main island of Honshu with heavy rainfall and ...
The devastating storm surge from Hurricane Sally that swamped the Gulf Coast last week has left thousands of starfish washed up on one beach in Florida.
Forecasters with the National Weather Service reclassified Paulette as a "strong" post-tropical cyclone over the North Atlantic on Wednesday, though the system retained Category 1 hurricane strength.
NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued an advisory late Monday saying Tropical Storm Paulette had re-formed southeast of the Azores islands.
Marine rescuers in Texas shared video from the rescue of a dolphin that was stranded in a pond 9 miles inland by a storm surge from Hurricane Laura.
HOUSTON (AP) — Storm surge and rainfall combined Tuesday to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, threatening areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday just north of Port O’Connor, Texas. Early Tuesday, Beta was … Continued
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[Monitor] Kampala -- As floods wreak havoc across the country, the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has warned of severe drought between November to February 2021 that will cause food scarcity in the country.
Tropical storm Beta stalled out Tuesday along the Texas coast, flooding streets in Houston and Galveston hours after making landfall amid an unusually busy hurricane season.
[SNA] Khartoum -- The Minister of Health, Dr. Usama Ahmed Abdul-Rahim, has underscored the importance of coordination and joint work between the various sectors and societal forces in the country to ward off the impacts of floods.
Tropical Storm Beta was forecast to make landfall in Texas on Monday, the latest storm in an exceptionally busy hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Beta made landfall in Texas on Monday night, the latest storm in an exceptionally busy 2020 hurricane season.
Texas and Louisiana brace for more coastal flooding and damaging storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta.
Hurricane Sally hit parts of Florida last week bringing along a water surge that brought thousands of starfish on land across the Navarre Beach. The storm also washed clams and a toadfish on the beach.
After passing Bermuda Sunday night and Monday, powerful Hurricane Teddy will set its sights on Atlantic Canada for the middle of the week.
Tropical Storm Beta is trudging towards Galveston, Texas, bringing more rain, wind and stress to a community that has already been drenched and battered during this year's unusually busy hurricane season. (Sept. 21)
The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Beta could bring as much as 15 inches of rain to some areas of the Gulf Coast.
Tropical Storm Beta is heading for a part of Louisiana where thousands of people's electricity service hasn't recovered from being knocked out by Hurricane Laura.
Days after Hurricane Sally slammed into Florida, at least four barges remain lodged in the yards of homes located off the shore of Pensacola Bay.
Parts of Texas and Louisiana braced today for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that's already been drenched and battered during this year's exceptionally busy hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas' central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to 20 inches of rain to some areas of Texas and Louisiana. (Sept. 21)
[SNA] Khatoum -- The Secretary of the National Council for Civil Defense, Maj-General, Omar Ahmed Saad has outlined that Sennar State is the most affected by the recent rains and floods concerning the deaths and collapse of the houses as well as the animal deaths.
September 21, 2020 3:58 AM PARIS (REUTERS) - Two people were missing in southern France on Sunday (Sept 20) after flash floods caused by storms that dumped a year's worth of rainfall in parts of the Cevennes hills north of Montpellier.
Hurricane season 2005 was the only other time the Greek alphabet was used. Could 2020 surpass 2005 for named hurricanes?
Less than one week after feeling the full force of Hurricane Paulette, residents of Bermuda are preparing for a strike from powerful Hurricane Teddy.
Tropical storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress to a part of the country that has already been drenched and battered during this year's unusually busy hurricane season.
Thousands of starfish washed up on Navarre Beach after Hurricane Sally, a grim parting gift from the tropical cyclone that devastated the Florida Panhandle earlier this week.
September 20, 2020 5:00 AM NEW YORK • Tropical Storm Wilfred and Subtropical Storm Alpha formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Friday, becoming the 21st and 22nd named storms since May and exhausting this year's list of names, with over two months left in the active hurricane season.
As Pensacola copes with effects of Sally, three storms are active in an exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season.
A hurricane watch has been issued for parts of Texas as Tropical Storm Beta gains strength in the Gulf of Mexico and is predicted to hit the coast by early next week.
An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before breaching its shores in the week ahead.
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Khao Yai National Park in Pak Chong district was temporarily closed to visitors after runoff from tropical storm Noul brought down several rocks and trees on sections of a road leading to the popular tourist site.
Forecasters said Tropical Storm Beta began a westward turn toward Texas on Saturday and is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall Monday.
September 19, 2020 9:52 AM NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Tropical Storm Wilfred and Subtropical Storm Alpha formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Friday (Sept 18), becoming the 21st and 22nd named storms since May and exhausting this year's list of names, with over two months left in the active hurricane season.
We'll enjoy some fantastic weather Saturday ahead of impacts from Tropical Storm Beta.
Get out the Greek alphabet for the rest of 2020: Storms Alpha and Beta have formed. Before them, Wilfred was the earliest "W" storm on record.
Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that included a broken bridge in Pensacola and ships thrown onto dry land.
The storm, otherwise known as a "medicane," had sustained winds of 100 kph (62 mph) just before landfall.
Get out the Greek alphabet for the rest of 2020: Tropical Storm Wilfred has formed. Meanwhile, the season's 22 storm is threatening the Gulf Coast.
Satellite images taken before and after Hurricane Sally passed over the Alabama coast shows damage to homes and seafront structures. (Sep. 18)
A community of residents, living on boats, in condos or stilted homes, were taken by surprise when Hurricane Sally blew through as a Category 2 storm.
After Hurricane Sally drenched Alabama and Florida, officials say the storm caused at least $29 million of damage in Escambia County and Pensacola.
September 18, 2020 1:28 PM ATHENS (NYTIMES) - A rare Mediterranean cyclone began to rake western Greece with heavy rains Thursday (Sept 17) and was expected to slam into the country in full force Friday, with hurricane-force wind and life-threatening flooding in some places, forecasters said.
The federal government will award an $11.6 billion US aid package to Puerto Rico, focused on the territory's energy and education systems, to help the island recover from the devastation brought by 2017's Hurricane Maria, the White House said on Friday.
Storm Ionas — a so-called Medicane — was battering parts of Greece with strong winds and rain Friday. Intense storms are unusual in the Mediterranean.
hurricane, storm Tropical Storm Wilfred could form in Gulf; Hurricane Teddy remains a major Category 4
The U.S. emergency agency is sending almost $13 billion to Puerto Rico, directed at the territory's energy and education systems, to help it recover from 2017's devastating Hurricane Maria, the White House said on Friday. The "federal share" of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's grants to the territory totals $11.6 billion, with most money, $9.6 billion, going to the battered power authority, according to a White House announcement, which did not provide details on the remaining funds or explain why they were not part of the federal share. Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez Garced said in a statement the full FEMA package is $12.8 billion, with $10.5 billion for power.
FLORIDA, United States (AP) — Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used high-water vehicles yesterday to reach people cut off by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, even as a second round of flooding began taking shape along rivers and creeks swollen by the storm's heavy rains.
Here are the top stories for Thursday, Sept. 17: Damage across Orange Beach from Hurricane Sally; Oregon governor surveys wildfire destruction; Guterres rings UN peace bell; Italian-led probe busts ethnic Albanian crime gang. (Sept. 17)
In an Atlantic hurricane season that's broken records, a tropical system managed to come back to life a week after hitting Bermuda.
As if the weather chaos of a record hurricane season wasn't enough, we now have a new thing to worry about.
The near miss by Hurricane Laura last month has Texas officials and experts again pushing for the construction of a long discussed coastal barrier system to protect against storm surge. (Sept. 21)
Hurricane Sally gouged three 'breaches' into the undeveloped eastern tip of Perdido Key in Florida, creating three small islands.
September 22, 2020 5:16 PM JAKARTA (XINHUA) - Floods and landslides have struck Indonesia's capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, leaving two people dead, one missing and 20 others injured, officials said on Tuesday (Sept 22).
A flood warning was issued Monday for residents in the city of Rashid, located in Egypt’s Beheira Governorate. Local authorities patrolled the streets in cars equipped with loudspeakers, urging those who live on the alluvial fans (soil deposits from the Nile river) to evacuate. Governor Hisham Amna sent a letter to the heads of the … Continued
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Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the Texas coast on Monday night. southwest of Houston. It had with maximum winds of 45 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Streets in Houston were flooded, with some vehicles trapped in the water. (Sept. 22)
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[Monitor] What used to be a road to a number of homesteads in Pujwang Central Village in Packwach Town Council four months earlier, is currently covered by floods following the rise in the Lake Albert water level.
Tropical Storm Beta stalled out Tuesday along the Texas coast, flooding streets in Houston and Galveston hours after making landfall amid an unusually busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday just north of Port O’Connor, Texas, and has the distinction of being the first time a storm named for a Greek letter made landfall in the continental United States. Forecasters ran out of traditional storm names last week, forcing the use of the Greek alphabet for only the second time since the 1950s.
As Tropical Storm Beta batters the Texas coast, the biggest unknown is how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. (Sept. 21)
Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter says the city is bracing for Tropical Storm Beta as it churns towards Louisiana. The city is already recovering from widespread damage caused by Hurricane Laura. (Sept. 21)
Tropical storm wind gusts and big waves battered Bermuda today as Hurricane Teddy spun just east of the wealthy British territory, sparing it a direct hit.
Already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic and a tightened deadline, the Census Bureau must now contend with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation's once-a-decade head count.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Sudan's High Committee for Rainy Season Emergencies announced that 770,000 people have been affected by the heavy rains and floods in the country this year.
A tropical storm developing in the Pacific Ocean is slowly sweeping toward Japan, threatening the main island of Honshu with heavy rainfall and harsh winds
Repairs to a leaking gas well just off the Texas coast have been halted because of Tropical Storm Beta, according to the city of Corpus Christi.
Tropical Storm Beta traveled through the Gulf Cost on Sunday towards Texas and Louisiana, as weather officials forecast heavy rainfall, storm surges and flooding in the South this week
Already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic and a tightened deadline, the Census Bureau must now contend with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation's once-a-decade headcount. The fires on the West Coast forced tens of thousands of people to flee homes in California and Oregon before they could be counted, and tens of thousands of others were uncounted in Louisiana communities hit hard last month by Hurricane Laura. Nearly a quarter million more households were uncounted in areas affected this week by Hurricane Sally.
NASSAU, Bahamas, (CMC) — The Embassy of the United States in Nassau has delivered US$3.6 million dollars worth of modular shelters, medical evacuation boats, and construction materials to the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Reconstruction, in time for peak hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress to a part of the country that has already been drenched and battered during this year's unusually busy hurricane season. While Beta could bring up to 20 inches (51 centimeters) of rain to some areas of Texas and Louisiana over the next several days, it was no longer expected to reach hurricane intensity, the National Weather Service said Sunday.
Tropical Storm Alpha, named Friday, took the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season into the Greek alphabet for only the second time in recorded history.
September 19, 2020 4:05 PM ATHENS (REUTERS) - Two people died as a rare storm, known as a Medicane or Mediterranean hurricane, pounded central Greece on Saturday (Sept 19), flooding streets and homes, the authorities said.
Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power on Friday (US time) along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that included a...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — It began as a stunning light show on a mid-August weekend — lightning bolts crackling in the skies over Northern and Central California, touching down in grasslands and vineyards. The National Weather Service warned that the dry lightning striking a parched landscape “could lead to new wildfire.” It turned out to … Continued
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An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday morning as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before breaching its shores in the week ahead. Tropical Storm Beta was brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, 290 miles (470 kilometers) east of the mouth of the Rio Grande, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory. The system was forecast to become a hurricane on Sunday and had already triggered a hurricane watch from Port Aransas, Texas, to High Island, Texas.
Alabama governor Kay Ivey flew over the coastal areas of the state on Friday to view the destruction left by Hurricane Sally.
The Trump administration on Friday said it's awarding $13 billion in funding to Puerto Rico to rebuild infrastructure three years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island territory.
A second death was reported related to Hurricane Sally as residents in Pensacola and around the South began cleaning up.
There's only been one other year – 2005 – that Greek names have been needed. The National Hurricane Center on Friday announced Subtropical Storm Alpha has formed off the coast of Portugal.
Hurricane Sally has left widespread devastation after battering the Florida panhandle and southern Alabama with 105mph winds, a surge of seawater and rain, and causing at least two deaths.
September 18, 2020 3:19 PM HANOI (REUTERS) - Tropical storm Noul made landfall in Vietnam on Friday (Sept 18), killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central parts of the country, though authorities later downgraded the weather system.
HANOI: Tropical storm Noul made landfall in Vietnam on Friday, killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central part of the country, though authorities later downgraded the weather system.
Rescuers on the Gulf Coast used boats and high-water vehicles yesterday to reach people cut off by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, even as a second round of flooding took shape along rivers and creeks swollen by the storm's heavy rains.
HANOI: Vietnam's weather agency said on Friday that Tropical Storm Noul was weakening as it approached land, but it could still bring heavy rain and cause floods and landslides in central areas of the country.
More than 300,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Gulf Coast were still without electricity on Friday, two days after Hurricane Sally passed through.
The breakneck pace of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season claimed another record on Friday after three tropical storms formed within a 24-hour period, hitting fast-forward on the National Hurricane Center’s adoption of the Greek alphabet for storm names.
September 18, 2020 6:48 AM ALAMBAMA/HOUSTON (REUTERS) - As an Alabama resident, Toby Wallace has seen his fair share of hurricane damage working for the US Federal Emergency Management Agency, where he handles flood insurance claims.
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An unusual hurricane-like storm has reached Greece, flooding western islands and disrupting aviation. Coastguards say a boat carrying 55 migrants is adrift in the poor conditions.