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Remembering Hurricane Agnes

Carol A Miele | Posted 11.29.2015 | Miami
Carol A Miele

In June of 1972, I went on a trip to Miami Beach with my close friend Yvonne, her brother John, his wife Regina, and their young daughter Denise. We booked adjoining rooms at a motel for the week. We planned to drive mid-week to Orlando for our first visit to Disneyworld.

Weakened Hurricane Patricia Spares Mexican Cities, Hits Remote Areas

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.24.2015 | Green

CHAMELA, Mexico, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Hurricane Patricia caused less damage than feared on Mexico's Pacific coast on Saturday, but hammered an isolated ...

Tropical Storm Erika Heads Toward The Eastern Caribbean

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green

UPDATE: National Hurricane Center forecast projects Erika as a hurricane later this weekend:— The ...

Tropical Storm Danny Takes Shape In The Atlantic

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Danny, the fourth named storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Nati...

Typhoon Soudelor Slams Into Taiwan, Hundreds Evacuate

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.07.2015 | World

Typhoon Soudelor made landfall in Taiwan near the city of Hualien early on Saturday morning local time, CNN reports. Taiwan evacuated hundreds of pe...

'State Of Disaster' Declared After Typhoon Soudelor Slams Saipan

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.03.2015 | World

Saipan endured severe damage after Typhoon Soudelor passed through the island late Sunday night with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour and...

Tropical Storm Lumbers Off Coast Of Carolinas

Associated Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Green

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana weakened slightly as it lumbered just off the coast of South Carolina, sending pounding surf cras...

How 'Brown Oceans' Fuel Hurricanes

Posted 07.18.2013 | Green

By Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience Assistant Editor: Hurricanes and tropical storms typically gather strength while moving over warm oceans, where the...

Hard Evidence of Sandy's Destruction

Philip Radford | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

A message written in debris from Hurricane Sandy reads "Global Warming is Here" on the beach in a devastated area of New York. Photo by Greenpeace ...

Grim Storm Eyes The East Coast

Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A swirl of thunderstorms in the Caribbean, which is a notorious breeding ground for October hurricanes, is ...

Hurricane Isaac Threatens Haiti's Vulnerable

Richard Walden | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Richard Walden

Haiti has for decades been the poorest country in our hemisphere and it was set far back by the disasters which have befallen it since 2008. It behooves us, therefore, to do better than we have done and to beseech those relief agencies which still have cash.

Tropical Storm Isaac Likely WIll Become Hurricane, Threatens Haiti

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

Tropical Storm Isaac's path veered further westward Thursday afternoon and is likely to develop into a hurricane come Friday. Isaac threatens to unlea...

PHOTOS: Escape From Hong Kong

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

On the morning of the 24th, I crossed from the mainland into Hong Kong and boarded an airport shuttle for Hong Kong International. There were so many trees and branches down along the highway that I arrived just as my flight to Osaka was supposed to take off.

Hurricane Season Picks Up Speed With Tropical Storm Chris

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green


What Soap Bubbles Say About Stormy Weather

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/14/2012 12:04 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Although it's well-known that a tempest ...

Storm Threatens Southeastern Coast

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2012 | Green

* Storm near hurricane strength, landfall seen late Sunday * Beryl threatens heavy rains, possible flooding * Dangerous ...

'Swamp People' Save An Orphaned Fawn

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

Most of the time on "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History), the drama comes from hunting and killing dangerous prey like alligators. But this wee...

Adapting to Climate Change the Right Way

Benjamin K. Sovacool | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Benjamin K. Sovacool

Faced with more frequent natural disasters caused largely by climate change, global and local decision-makers need to have greater foresight in their efforts to prevent and recover from future crises.

PHOTOS: Readers Submit Their Pictures From Hurricane Irene

Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

As Hurricane Irene, which on Sunday morning was downgraded to Tropical Storm Irene, continues to make its way north, causing flooding, power outages a...

Joy Resmovits

Mayor Gray: D.C. 'Ready For Virtually Any Eventuality' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

Washington, D.C., is bracing as Hurricane Irene reaches the nation's capital. Mayor Vincent Gray told reporters on a 9:15 p.m. conference call tha...

Chris Kirkham

'Why Should We Close?': A Coney Island Bodega Shuts Its Doors As Hurricane Approaches | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

CONEY ISLAND, New York -- Long after Crown Fried Chicken and Bargain Land were shuttered on Saturday in preparation for Hurricane Irene, the Five Deli...

WATCH: Hurricane Irene Batters The Bahamas

Posted 10.25.2011 | World

Hurricane Irene barreled into the Bahamas Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and sustained winds of about 115 miles per hour. As the Associated Press ...

World Vision Prepares Quake Survivors, Warns of Flooding Threats as Tropical Storm Emily Approaches Haiti

World Vision | Posted 03.31.2015 | World
World Vision

By Rachel Wolff, Sr. Director for World Vision News Bureau Aug. 3, 2011, Port-au-Prince -- As Tropical Storm Emily approaches Haiti and the Dominican...

PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Karl Hits Mexico

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) CANCUN, Mexico - A strong Tropical Storm Karl made landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday, hitting a sparsely populated stretch of ...

Tropical Storm Earl 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded a tropical depression to Tropical Storm Earl in the Atlantic on Wednesday. The center predicts that the sto...