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Hurricane Florence Flooding: Torrential Rains Continue In The Carolinas
Five people have died in a storm that could drop 18 trillion gallons of water on the region.
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Philippines Starts Evacuations Along Coast As Super Typhoon Nears
By Neil Jerome Morales, Reuters
Typhoon Mangkhut, the strongest storm to hit the country so far this year, is forecast to make landfall early on Saturday.
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Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Threatening Georgia And Carolinas
The monster storm threatens millions of people.
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6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels. This Week It Braces For Disaster.
Confronted with Hurricane Florence, North Carolina prepares for a state of emergency.
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Hurricane Florence Is Probably Going To Cost A Lot Of Money
Damage from the worst storm surge ― likely in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia ― could run in the billions.
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Hurricane Lane, Hawaii's Biggest Threat In Decades, Gives Glimpse Of A Warmer World
Alexander C. Kaufman
But the causal connection to climate change remains hazy.
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Millions Brace For Winter Storm Threatening To Flood Coasts From Maine To North Carolina
By By Scott Malone, Reuters
A combination of heavy rains, monthly extreme high tides and a wind-driven storm surge could combine to cause several feet of water to flow onto streets.
10 Years After Rita, We Still Need Better Hurricane Storm Surge Prediction
Professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics a...
During Hurricane Ike in 2008, storm surge reached as far as 10 miles inland to the east of Houston, up to about 15 feet in some places. If this hurricane had struck the Texas coast a little further to the west, that 15 feet of water would have been in the city of Houston and its southern suburbs.
Cyclone Nilofar: Another Whirlwind of an Event to Head to Karachi's Beach?
As Cyclone Nilofar, a category 4 super cyclone heads towards the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Sea, Karachiites with their adventure-thrill loving practices, make way towards the extremely popular Karachi beach-front, commonly known as Sea View.
Protecting Our Air Is Protecting Our Oceans
Dr. Cristián Samper
President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society
Whether it be for actions taken by the EPA or the State Department, congratulations to the Obama Administration are due for leadership on both carbon emissions and marine conservation. Let these efforts be the first of many.
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New Storm Surge Maps Emphasize Importance Of Preparedness
New Hurricane Forecast To Include Storm Surge Map
Congress Just Undid The 1 Good Thing It's Done On Climate Change
One Year After Sandy, Coasts Are Still Vulnerable To Storm Surges
New York Climate Plan Should Push Obama to Act
Climate science director, Center for Biological Diversity
As a scientist, I applaud the mayor for trying to protect New Yorkers from climate chaos. But who's looking out for the rest of America? It's hard to understand why President Obama isn't responding to the climate crisis with the same urgency displayed by the leader of our largest city.
Hurricane Sandy In Retrospect
Staff Photographer at AOL
Two weeks ago, I found myself in a little over three feet of rising water, fighting off the current's attempts to tug me under, all for a photo.
An Upper East Side Building Becomes an Oasis for Its Next-Door Neighbor
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan
Graduate, Columbia School of Journalism
On Monday, October 29, Scott Falk was worried. He had made all necessary preparations for Hurricane Sandy as his building was designated a Zone A evacuation site. But it wasn't high tide as yet and already the storm surge had caused the FDR to flood.
Why Are We Glued to the Weather Channel?
Author, 'Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About t...
What If Sandy's Storm Surge Had Slammed Miami?
Sandy Blackouts Worsened By Utilities Lacking 'Boots On The Ground'
Joe Van Brussel
Hurricane Sandy's Severity - #5, #6 or #8
John Tepper Marlin
President, Boissevain Books LLC
We need a new indicator of likely flood damage, which would have to take into account the economic value of property in the track of the hurricane, the sea level of the land, and the size of the expected surge.
NYPD Cop Saves 7 Family Members Before Drowning
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