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Tropical Storm Sonia Downgraded To Depression

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Monday that Tropical Storm Sonia has been downgraded to a tropical depress...

Tropical Storm Raymond Forms In Pacific Off Mexico

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

MIAMI -- MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Raymond is churning in the Pacific off southern Mexico. The Miami fore...

Tropical Storm Karen Threatens Southeastern States

AP | KEVIN McGILL and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.03.2013 | Green

MIAMI — MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Karen has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and a hurricane watch is in effect along the Gulf Coast from Louis...

Tropical Storm Kiko Nears Hurricane Strength

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Kiko (KEE'-koh) is swirling in the eastern Pacific, but forecasters say the system is expected to weaken. The U.S. Natio...

Tropical Storm Juliette Rocks Baja California

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Tropical Storm Juliette bore down on Cabo San Lucas late Wednesday, prompting authorities to issue warnings for the coa...

Blue Skies Ahead: Tropical Storm Fernand Expected To Weaken

AP | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

VERACRUZ, Mexico — Landslides triggered by torrential rains dumped by the remnants of Tropical Storm Fernand killed at least 13 people in Veracr...

Tropical Storm Trami Wreaks Havoc In Taiwan

AP | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Severe Tropical Storm Trami struck Wednesday in heavily populated northern Taiwan, prompting schools and offices to close down as he...

Tropical Storm Gil Falling Apart Quickly In Pacific

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

MIAMI — Far out in the Pacific, Gil has weakened to a tropical depression while another system strengthened to a tropical storm. The National H...

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...

Tropical Storm Dalila Forms In Pacific Off Mexico

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Dalila is churning across the Pacific off southwest Mexico, and authorities have issued a tropical storm warning for a la...

TS Barry Bears Down On Mexico

AP | MIGUEL ANGEL HERNANDEZ | Posted 08.20.2013 | World

VERACRUZ, Mexico — Tropical Storm Barry weakened to a depression after hitting Mexico's Gulf Coast on Thursday and forcing the evacuation of fou...

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 ...

Rafael Swoops Over Eastern Caribbean

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — Tropical Storm Rafael lashed the eastern Caribbean Saturday with heavy rains that are expected to unleas...

Tropical Storm Olivia Lingers In Pacific

AP | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

MIAMI -- Forecasters say Tropical Storm Olivia is still churning over open waters in the eastern Pacific but poses no threat to land. The U.S. Nation...

Tropical Storm Olivia Strengthens

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

MIAMI -- Forecasters say Tropical Storm Olivia is continuing to strengthen over open waters in the eastern Pacific but poses no threat to land. The U...

Tropical Storm Nadine Picks Up Steam

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Nadine remains just below hurricane strength as it swirls in the Atlantic far from land. The storm's maximum sustained w...

Before And After: New Orleans Since Katrina

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Black Voices

Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, bringing death, destruction and despair. Entire neighborhoods were wiped out, about 80 pe...

Exact Path Of Tropical Storm Isaac Uncertain

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green

-- Tropical Storm Isaac has lashed the Florida Keys and South Florida with wind and rain, but may become an even stronger hurricane as it makes its w...

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.

Beloved Restaurant Rebuilding After Irene

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 07.18.2012 | Food

WILMINGTON, Vt. -- A flood-ravaged family restaurant known for decades as the social center of this Vermont ski town was hoisted off its foundation Tu...

Tropical Storm Daniel Expected To Strengthen, No Threat To Land

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Daniel has become a hurricane while moving westward over open waters in the Pacific. The National Hurric...

Tropical Storm Debby Forms In The Gulf

AP | Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2012 | Green

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Debby formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, interfering with oil and gas production and putting officials on alert fo...