SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

Maezawa, 42, will take his trip round the moon in SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceship and will be the first man to travel to earth's only natural satellite since the United States ended its Apollo missions in 1972. The BFR is SpaceX's up... More..

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Florence death toll rises to 5 amid massive deluge
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Florence death toll rises to 5 amid massive deluge

With extreme flooding threatening to cut off Myrtle Beach from the rest of the state, SC officials are scrambling to find a solution as Tropical Storm Florence moves slowly through the region. In Washington, ...More..

Hurricane Florence: Death toll mounts to 14
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Death toll mounts to 14

North Carolina officials warned motorists not to drive on roads in a large area - south of the I-64 and east of the I-73/74 highways - because of hazardous conditions in the southeast of the state. President ...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face

Most of the fatalities occurred in North Carolina, where officials confirmed eight victims. Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wade through a flooded neighbourhood looking f...More..

As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery

Some towns have already had more than 60-centimetres of rain, and forecasters warn that totals could hit one-metre. "And from that point, we started hearing where people were saying on phone calls, 'I love yo...More..

'Life-threatening' Hurricane Florence closes in on USA east coast
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

'Life-threatening' Hurricane Florence closes in on USA east coast

Authorities reversed the flow of traffic on the eastbound lanes of many highways to help residents evacuate and move inland more quickly, and that will continue in some areas for a while Thursday. FEMA responde...More..

Typhoon Mangkhut Reaches China As The Philippines Searches For Survivors
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut Reaches China As The Philippines Searches For Survivors

There is also concern over the economic cost of the typhoon, which has caused extensive damage to farmland in Cagayan, a key agricultural province. Along the coast, the gambling enclave of Macau closed all it...More..

Hurricane Florence pounds Carolina coast with fierce winds, flooding
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence pounds Carolina coast with fierce winds, flooding

The town's public information officer, Colleen Roberts, told CNN that 150 more people were awaiting rescue and that citizens were going out in their boats to help. The National Hurricane Center said Florenc...More..

Ken Starr: Manafort plea means 'we're much closer to getting the truth'
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Ken Starr: Manafort plea means 'we're much closer to getting the truth'

Furthermore, there is a good deal of circumstantial evidence to suggest that Trump knew about the infamous Trump Tower meeting with representatives of the Russian government before it happened, which he has d...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence makes landfall in N. Carolina

The storm is moving west at 5 miles per hour and a slow westward movement will continue across extreme eastern SC through Saturday. Hurricane Florence crashed into North Carolina yesterday, and its devastat...More..

4 groundbreaking announcements from the global climate Action Summit
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

4 groundbreaking announcements from the global climate Action Summit

The survey showed that cities are investing heavily in renewable energy, as 65% said they use low-carbon sources for municipal operations. Brown told a gathering of political, environmental and business l...More..

Water - not wind - is the deadliest storm hazard
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Water - not wind - is the deadliest storm hazard

Tens of thousands of people are already without power. Portions of a boat dock and boardwalk are destroyed by powerful wind and waves as Hurricane Florence arrives September 13, 2018, in Atlantic Beach, N.C...More..

Hurricane Florence smashes into US East Coast, rescuers scramble
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence smashes into US East Coast, rescuers scramble

We're as ready as anybody has ever been". By early afternoon, Florence's winds had weakened to 75 miles per hour, just barely a hurricane and well below the storm's terrifying Category 4 peak of 140 miles per...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence kills mother and infant

A third person, a woman, died in Hampstead, NC, in Pender County. Forecasters warned of catastrophic flooding and other mayhem from the monster storm, which is only Category 1 but physically sprawling and ris...More..

Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Matthew sent more than 5 feet of water into their home in 2016, and the couple feared Florence would run them out again. "And numerous rivers will see prolonged flooding, some not cresting for a few...More..

NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space

Forecasts project the center of Florence to make landfall around the South and North Carolina border on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. The storm is expected to arrive on the East Coast as early as T...More..

Hurricane Florence closes in on USA east coast
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence closes in on USA east coast

The National Hurricane Centre estimated Florence would blow ashore as early as Friday afternoon around the North Carolina-South Carolina line, then push its rainy way westward with a potential for catastrophic ...More..

National Hurricane Center Updates Current Status of Tropical Storm Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

National Hurricane Center Updates Current Status of Tropical Storm Florence

One of the towns worst affected is New Bern, which sits between the Neuse and Trent rivers in North Carolina . Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and knocked out power to more than 840,000 homes and bu...More..

Storm Florence weakens but epic rains still expected on U.S
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Storm Florence weakens but epic rains still expected on U.S

In the Atlantic Ocean, the Azores could get gusty winds and heavy rains from Tropical Storm Helene this weekend, while Isaac regained tropical storm strength after earlier weakening in the Caribbean Sea. ...More..

'Uninvited brute': Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Uninvited brute': Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas

Roy Cooper said late Friday morning. Tropical Storm Florence - continuing to weaken - moved slowly at 3 miles per hour west through the Midlands on Saturday, showering Lexington and Richland counties with...More..

FEMA administrator probed over travel, vehicle use
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

FEMA administrator probed over travel, vehicle use

Long's use of official cars for suspected personal trips has drawn the attention of the DHS inspector general. "I would never intentionally run a program incorrectly", he continued. "Having worked directly wi...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

An astronaut has captured a powerful storm from space

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the impact of the storm would be widespread, hitting the coast early Friday morning. The significant weakening was expected over the weekend. The hurricane is located abo...More..

States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms

President Donald Trump is preparing to travel to areas affected by Florence next week. The News & Observer reports that the storm's path shifted early Wednesday and it is now bearing down on southern North C...More..

Florence could bring record rainfall to the Carolinas as it comes onshore
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence could bring record rainfall to the Carolinas as it comes onshore

The National Hurricane Center warned the threat of tornadoes was increasing as Florence neared shore and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said the heavy rains could trigger landslides in the western p...More..

'Time running out' for residents to escape Hurricane Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

'Time running out' for residents to escape Hurricane Florence

Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped from a high of 140mph to 110mph which reduced the hurricane's power from Category 4 to Category 2. The hurricane center said Florence will approach the coast Fri...More..

Puerto Rico's fragile power system suffers outages as storm passes
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Puerto Rico's fragile power system suffers outages as storm passes

The monster storm felled trees all around Wilmington, causing many more close calls and damaging homes and cars. Houses on the street where Harrigan stood showed damaged roofs and one had a partially-collap...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence's 'violent grind' leaves at least four dead in Carolinas

The child's father was injured and taken to a hospital. Local media said she had suffered a heart attack. A fourth victim was killed in Lenoir County while plugging in a generator, according to the governor's o...More..

83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence

Some fluctuation in wind speeds are expected, and weakening forecast Thursday, but it's still expected to be a fierce storm triggering risky flooding. "According to the IPMA's forecast, it is likely that the we...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Triggers Life-threatening Storm Surge

Local media said the woman had suffered a heart attack. Volunteers from the Civilian Crisis Response Team help rescue three children from their flooded home September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. ...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles (130 kilometers) from its center, and tropical-storm-force winds up to 195 miles (315 kilometers). Those plans likely won't come to fruition as the worst of the storm is ...More..