Travel snarled by flooding as Carolinas size up Florence's damage

An olive-green military forklift moved around huge pallets loaded with supplies. Rising river levels threaten more closures, state officials said . Incredible footage shows the moment rescuers freed six dogs locked up in an outdoor cage in North C... More..

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Hurricane Florence Deaths: 32 People Dead, Significant Damage Done Due to Floods
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence Deaths: 32 People Dead, Significant Damage Done Due to Floods

It has dumped up to 100cm of rain on North Carolina since Thursday, the NWS said. "But they are evaluating that, and it could change at any time", Collins said about 3 p.m. The death toll from Hurricane Flore...More..

Carolinas flood after Florence
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Carolinas flood after Florence

Tens of thousands of homes were damaged and at least 17 deaths were reported in North and SC. "We're underneath the tarp in the back of a military style high-water vehicle that's being driven by a retired M...More..

Five dead as Hurricane Florence downgraded to tropical storm
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Five dead as Hurricane Florence downgraded to tropical storm

Around 8:30 Friday morning, police responded to a call of a tree falling on a house. The child's injured father was taken to a hospital. Officials say two people died in Lenoir County. But it still brought ...More..

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

In Virginia, near state capital Richmond, emergency services said one man died after a building collapsed during severe weather, though it was not clear if that death was directly linked to Florence . 1. D...More..

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong

At that time, the center of the depression was around 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the Vietnam-China border with wind speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour. With gale force winds of more than 125mph tropica...More..

Japanese Billionaire to Be SpaceX’s First Passenger to the Moon
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Japanese Billionaire to Be SpaceX’s First Passenger to the Moon

Musk, who is well-known for issuing overly ambitious schedules, said during a Q&A in March that he hoped to begin testing the spaceship portion of the BFR sometime in 2019. With SpaceX, Amazon.com founder Jeff ...More..

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

As rivers swelled, state regulators and environmental groups monitored the threat from huge hog and poultry farms in low-lying, flood-prone areas. A street in Lumberton, North Carolina, is shown before the hu...More..

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases BFR update with new rocket launch renders
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases BFR update with new rocket launch renders

Virgin Galactic, founded by British tycoon Richard Branson, and billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's rocket company Blue Origin, are working on trips to the edge of space that could offer tourists a chance a...More..

Dozens feared trapped in Philippine landslide following Typhoon Mangkhut
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Dozens feared trapped in Philippine landslide following Typhoon Mangkhut

The Hong Kong Observatory showed the path of the storm and how it's expected to weaken as it makes its way inland. Mangkhut , named after the Thai word for mangosteen, was a super typhoon first when it sla...More..

Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT'S HAPPENING
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT'S HAPPENING

The flash flooding could devastate communities and endanger dams, roads and bridge. Steve Goldstein of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said some areas have already received two feet...More..

Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut shakes Hong Kong buildings as it moves into China
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut shakes Hong Kong buildings as it moves into China

The storm was still raging across southern China's coast and the provinces of Guangdong , Guangxi and Hainan and rain and strong winds were expected to continue through Tuesday, the report said . on Monday....More..

Delta II set for final launch after almost 30 years
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Delta II set for final launch after almost 30 years

There are no technical issues being worked at this time. The United Launch Alliance Delta 2 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:02 a.m. The legendary Del...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Millions face Florence floods after 'epic' rainfall in Carolinas

Up to 40 inches (102 cm) of rain are expected along coastal areas of the Carolinas and up to 10 inches in southwestern Virginia, the NHC said. Hundreds of thousands of homes across North and SC are without po...More..

Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face

Florence slammed into the North Carolina coast as a large hurricane Friday, dumping almost three feet (1 meter) of rain and swelling the region's rivers. Some 15,000 people were huddled in hurricane shelters,...More..

Florence plows inland, leaving 5 dead, states flooded
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence plows inland, leaving 5 dead, states flooded

View of Florence in Wilmington, N.C., on Friday. He urged motorists not to travel east of I-95 or south of U.S. Highway 70. Dolphins have been seen swimming close to the shoreline in high water caused by H...More..

Sick Southern Resident orca hasn't been seen for 'several days'
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Sick Southern Resident orca hasn't been seen for 'several days'

A massive search was mobilized for J50 all day Thursday on both sides of the border. The sick southern resident killer whale, also known as Scarlet, was last seen lagging a half mile to a mile (0.8 to 1.6 kil...More..

Hurricane Florence: As floodwaters rise, death toll reaches 14 in North Carolina
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence: As floodwaters rise, death toll reaches 14 in North Carolina

Roy Cooper said . "I thought I'd come out here and see if I could get more fuel, but no luck", said Steve McLean outside a Harris Teeter gasoline station that had electricity, but no gasoline. A woman of 6...More..

Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

As of Saturday afternoon, about 752,000 people remained without power in North Carolina , along with 119,000 in SC. It has trapped people in flooded homes, with citizen swift-water rescue teams from out of s...More..

Florence weakens into depression, heads north
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence weakens into depression, heads north

Gov. Roy Cooper (D-N.C.) said Sunday that the eastern part of the state has been significantly damaged following severe flooding and unsafe winds from Tropical Storm Florence. The Florence death toll rose to 15...More..

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Many of the Philippines' deaths were caused by landslides, with dozens more still believed to be buried beneath the deluge, government officials said at a news conference Sunday. Philippines President Rodrigo...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence Delivers More Drenching Rains in Eastern US

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. Stream gauges a...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Captures of damage done by Tropical Storm Florence

An estimated 2,975 people lost their lives in the storm and in its aftermath, according to a recently released study commissioned by Puerto Rico's government and conducted by researchers at George Washing...More..

'Historic storm' lashes Carolinas with heavy rain, floods
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Historic storm' lashes Carolinas with heavy rain, floods

Southeast , is expected to make landfall in the coming hours. The National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Thursday night that a storm surge of 10 feet above normal level had already been reported ...More..

President Trump plans to visit Florence-impacted areas next week
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

President Trump plans to visit Florence-impacted areas next week

After reaching a terrifying Category 4 peak of 140 mph (225 kph) earlier in the week, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles (kilometers) east of Wilming...More..

Russia Claims New Evidence Of Drilling In International Space Station Leak
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Russia Claims New Evidence Of Drilling In International Space Station Leak

The Russian space agency's chief has talked to his NASA counterpart about a mysterious leak at the International Space Station, Roscosmos said Thursday. "Please don't worry we're all right". "To lea...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

Trump has said, without evidence, that death total is not accurate . We moved all the furniture up in case the water comes in but the water seems to be staying at the edge of the driveway, he said, adding th...More..

Running Out Of Cots, North Carolina Shelters Strained As Florence Hits
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Running Out Of Cots, North Carolina Shelters Strained As Florence Hits

The infant's father was also injured in the incident and transported to hospital. Duke Energy said in a tweet that they anticipate between 1 to 3 million outages across the Carolinas, adding that restoratio...More..

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, infant killed by tree
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, infant killed by tree

A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at a home on SIlver Smith Circle, south of Kinston. It's believed he died after he was blown down while going outside to check on his dogs. North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper...More..

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm

Latest Isaac tropical storm image from Harry Halstrom, Pond Hill forecaster. The National Hurricane Center now maintains a 60 percent chance of development for a disturbance entering the southern Gulf o...More..