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All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane

The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City ov...

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane

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Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
01:17, 07/11/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical stor...
13:51, 07/11/2019

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations have been ordered in several communities south and east of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday as t...
21:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season....
20:17, 07/11/2019

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:51, 07/12/2019

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; Storm expected to hit Louisiana as a hurricane Saturday The weather disturbance in the Gulf is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Barry by nightfall and hit as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
15:17, 06/01/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)     ...
11:51, 07/11/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. The National Weather Service said ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
13:00, 07/12/2019

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
00:17, 07/09/2019

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, o...
11:17, 07/12/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
18:51, 07/13/2019

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective le...
03:34, 07/11/2019

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
10:17, 07/11/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
09:17, 07/13/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.        ...
00:34, 05/12/2019

Water-soaked Houston braces for more serious flooding from heavy rains The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
16:17, 05/10/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
21:51, 07/10/2019

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “ne...
13:34, 05/27/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
15:17, 07/13/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
20:34, 07/10/2019

Central US braces for severe storms, flash flooding as some parts see tornado warnings States throughout the Central U.S. and parts of the Midwest are bracing for extreme weather this weekend as they expect to see severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and tornadoes...
21:34, 05/18/2019

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable during severe weather events. ...
18:17, 07/13/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
23:00, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
22:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
12:17, 07/11/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
03:34, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
19:17, 07/14/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Innogy eyes partnerships in potential U.S. offshore wind push Energy firm Innogy , in the process of being broken up by parent RWE and rival E.ON, could team up with oil majors to build offshore wind farms in the booming U.S. market, one of its board members said....
12:51, 06/05/2019

'Up to my kneecaps in water': New Orleans slammed with heavy rains, flooding streets Heavy rains swamped New Orleans on Sunday, inundating streets, stranding cars and shutting down all public streetcar and bus service.        ...
01:34, 05/13/2019

'Game of Thrones' series finale has all eyes on potential prequels and spinoffs from HBO Now that “Game of Thrones” has concluded its eighth and final season, fans are already wondering how they can get more from the fictional world of Westeros by way of sequels and spinoffs. ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

1 dead amid flooding, possible tornadoes in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor says one person has died as a result of severe weather there. Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced the fatality during a Thursday morning news conference. Fire Chief Ed Smith said the vi...
21:00, 06/06/2019

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
14:00, 07/23/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse to come....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
22:34, 06/06/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
17:34, 06/28/2019

Oil stable as market eyes ongoing supply cuts amid downturn Oil prices stabilized on Tuesday on expectations that producer group OPEC and its allies will keep withholding supply to prevent prices from tumbling amid a broad economic slowdown which has started eating away at fuel demand growth....
04:17, 06/11/2019

UK weather forecast: Flooding and intense rainfall sparks 'danger to life' warning amid rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems on roads across the UK....
09:51, 06/13/2019

Midwestern Floods Pit Communities Against One Another as Levees Rise Ever Higher Residents of Grafton, Ill., which has no levee, are being pummeled by flooding from the Mississippi River, again and again. “It’s frightening,” the mayor said....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern Louisiana....
22:51, 07/13/2019

Missouri River causes new problems in areas levees broke KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri River is causing new problems in a flood-battered part of northwest Missouri where levees were busted in March. The rain-swollen waterway has again inundated the tiny village of Big Lake in Holt County, where some...
17:17, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Floodwaters strain Midwest agricultural levees ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Midwest flooding (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The surging Missouri and Mississippi rivers are overtopping and breaking some agricultural levees as floodwaters make their way downstream, forcing evacuations in some rura...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Downtown Davenport, Iowa Floods After Temporary Levees Fail Downtown Davenport, Iowa flooded after HESCO barriers in the region failed sometime around 3:30 p.m. local time as the Mississippi River rose to nearly 22 feet, with no injuries reported but authorities and volunteers having to rescue some people by ...
06:34, 05/01/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
14:17, 07/14/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a highway overpass with the same small cadre of sold...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil Hong Kong residents are bracing for further political turmoil as the territory’s government prepares to send the legislature a widely opposed bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
19:17, 07/05/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
20:34, 07/15/2019

India braces for direct hit from Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely severe wind and rain.     ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Navy Braces Up To Deal With Cyclone Vayu The Indian Navy Wednesday said the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert the fishermen at sea about the impending Cyclone......
00:34, 06/13/2019

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint Streaming service accuses iPhone maker of abusing its dominance of its App StoreApple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music streaming service Spotify of anti-competitive beh...
09:17, 05/07/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a dramatic arrest....
14:51, 05/11/2019

Central US braces for severe storms and tornadoes Extreme weather could hit the central US this weekend, with possible tornadoes, heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. A tornado watch is in effect in western Texas until Saturday morning, while wind gusts of up to 70 miles are expected in Nebraska...
03:51, 05/19/2019

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
22:51, 07/22/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
09:17, 05/17/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody...
15:51, 06/12/2019

India braces for Tropical Cyclone Vayu Tropical Cyclone Vayu is barreling toward India and is expected to make landfall soon. Six million people could be impacted by the storm. Follow here for the latest....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests on handover anniversary More than 50,000 people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
16:17, 06/30/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
19:17, 07/10/2019

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials in Southern California's high desert braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked numerous fires near the quake's remote epicenter....
13:34, 07/06/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and maybe tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
01:17, 05/17/2019

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
21:51, 06/30/2019

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson an...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded v...
18:17, 04/28/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
13:34, 05/28/2019

Hottest day in June? Germany braces for extreme weather An intense heat wave in Germany could see the temperatures soaring to a record 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities have placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with possible accidents....
14:17, 06/26/2019

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting temps are set to begin on Friday and last through...
20:34, 07/19/2019

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs f...
14:00, 07/10/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts, and Rival Providers See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
14:51, 07/15/2019

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississippi River, stumble upon a second line and/or live j...
18:34, 07/05/2019

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Cyclone Fani: Odisha Braces For Storm, 103 Trains Cancelled So Far Railways has cancelled at least 103 trains in light of cyclone "Fani", which is likely to affect 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, besides Kolkata....
06:51, 05/02/2019

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support b...
18:51, 06/19/2019

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
14:17, 07/12/2019

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who built it a decade ago: champion wrestler, businessman and current president, Battulga Khaltmaa....
01:34, 06/27/2019

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
01:00, 06/13/2019

One killed, scores hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more A spate of tornadoes pulverized buildings in western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said....
21:00, 05/28/2019

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Maria Espinoza’s front door became a nightly occurren...
11:00, 07/02/2019

One killed, dozens hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more Tornadoes pulverized western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Europe braces for dangerous, record-setting heat wave A dangerous and potentially deadly heat wave is sending the mercury soaring as high as 113 degrees in parts of Europe this week. Countries including France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Poland, Belgium and Austria will see record-setting temperatures in th...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
07:17, 05/30/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive an...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Paris on heatwave alert as France braces for scorching weather Paris authorities on Monday activated a heatwave alert plan for the capital as France prepared for another week of scorching temperatures just a month after a similar heatwave in June....
02:00, 07/23/2019

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
02:34, 06/13/2019

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the prize in Madrid, Liverpool returned to action in the ...
02:51, 07/12/2019

2019 hurricane names: Is your name on the list? The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. Is your name Andrea, Fernand or Sebastien? If so, there's a storm with your moniker.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts Read CNN's Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts and learn information about the deadliest and costliest tropical storms, tropical depressions and hurricanes....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
01:00, 07/12/2019

The 2019 Hurricane Season Shouldn't Be That Bad (Hopefully, Maybe) Y’all better buckle up because hurricane season is coming, and federal scientists have predicted it will be *checks notes*... uh, pretty damn normal. Read more......
03:00, 05/24/2019

Oil Prices and the 2019 Hurricane Season Like 2005's Katrina, a major Gulf of Mexico hurricane can deal a heavy blow to crude oil production. Most financial and economic pundits would then conclude that such a supply disruption would send oil prices skyrocketing with demand. Yet this chart ...
22:34, 07/05/2019

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
20:00, 07/13/2019

Here's how to escape your car if it floods during a hurricane, AAA says If your vehicle becomes submerged in water during flooding, it's important to know what tools to use and what kind of windows will break.       ...
08:00, 07/16/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
04:17, 05/15/2019

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous...
03:17, 06/07/2019

Diana Ross says TSA was 'over the top' at New Orleans airport Diana Ross said on Twitter that she felt violated by the Transportation Security Administration at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport....
18:34, 05/06/2019

New Orleans Saints' Ted Ginn says he will race anyone for $10,000 Since his days at Ohio State, wide receiver Ted Ginn has made a living burning defenders on the field left and right and now he’s telling challengers to put their money with their mouths are....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests turned violent....
08:17, 06/16/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and its unauthorized harvesting of email address books from 1.5 million users....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
06:51, 07/18/2019

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong braces for big crowds at annual rally to mark handover Hong Kong holds an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could draw big crowds amid widespread anger over an extradition bill that has plunged the financial hub into turmoil....
01:00, 07/01/2019

GM's partner in China, SAIC, braces for first annual sales drop, report says China deliveries at SAIC General Motors are projected to slide by almost 8 percent to 1.82 million vehicles in 2019 while sales at SAIC's joint venture with VW are expected to fall by about 3 percent to 2 million units....
21:17, 07/19/2019

India braces for ‘extremely severe’ Cyclone Fani to make landfall NEW DELHI — Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely severe wind and rain. The India Meteorologica...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong braces for second mass rally as protesters keep pressure on Carrie Lam Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughHong Kong is bracing for another mass rally on Sunday as public anger seethes following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an ext...
05:17, 06/16/2019

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-government protests....
00:51, 07/01/2019

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
00:34, 06/13/2019

India evacuates 800,000 people as country braces for Tropical Cyclone Fani Emergency crews deployed to Odisha state as storm packing 205km/h winds bears down on the east coast India has begun the evacuation of 800,000 people and deployed emergency personnel as the country’s east coast braces for a severe cyclonic storm.Trop...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Odisha Braces For Fani, Worst Since 1999 Super Cyclone That Killed 10,000 With Cyclone Fani expected to make a landfall in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon, authorities are carrying out evacuations on a war footing in the low-lying coastal areas to ensure no lives......
09:51, 05/02/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Mount Everest, World's Highest Peak, Braces For One Of The Busiest Years The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest peak, prompting concerns about overcrowding and safety....
08:34, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial in...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
17:34, 06/12/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over leaked chat messages....
04:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
10:00, 06/03/2019

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. Nationa...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
23:51, 05/31/2019

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
19:00, 07/12/2019

'Hurricane' Hawkins, 103, breaks running record in US A 103-year-old has become the oldest woman to compete on an American race track after finishing 50 and 100-metre dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico....
06:17, 06/22/2019

New storm off southern Mexico likely to grow into hurricane A newly formed tropical storm off Mexico’s southern coast is gaining strength, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it likely will reach hurricane strength by Monday evening, though without threatening land...
05:34, 07/01/2019

'We stood in shock': what happens to a city after a hurricane? A cartoon After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017On 20 September 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, a US territory that is home to 3.3 mil...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
19:51, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Trump says Florida will get $448M for hurricane WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to the Florida Panhandle (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling supporters that Florida will get $448 million in disaster recovery funds to help it recover fr...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
03:00, 06/29/2019

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back at hurricane damage Crews with bulldozers and dump trucks have removed tons of debris from the Florida Panhandle since Hurricane Michael slammed ashore in October, wrecking miles of homes and businesses, yet signs of the storm's fury remain everywhere as hurricane seaso...
10:34, 05/31/2019

Hurricane Barbara forms well off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean and meteorologists expect it to strengthen into a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
04:17, 07/02/2019

Djokovic survives hurricane Hurkacz to reach last 16 When Novak Djokovic stood with hand on hip midway through the second-set tiebreak, glaring down at young Polish upstart Hubert Hurkacz, he could scarcely believe the drama unfolding before his eyes in his third-round Wimbledon showdown on Friday....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
22:00, 06/03/2019

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house — not as expensive as you may think After years of increasingly powerful hurricanes wreaking record destruction, owners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes....
14:17, 05/21/2019

Hurricane director looks ahead to 2019 season National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17)       ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Former NYPD cop indicted on murder charge in New Orleans A former NYPD cop has been indicted on a murder charge in New Orleans for shooting an unarmed man, prosecutors said. Gerardo Bugallo-Beret, 29, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tyrone Reese, 29, who was shot outside t...
17:51, 06/28/2019

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:17, 06/07/2019

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....
00:17, 06/08/2019

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
00:34, 07/12/2019

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the fa...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81 Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81....
05:17, 07/23/2019

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
04:34, 06/07/2019

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
01:34, 06/07/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Spillway north of New Orleans to close in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers expects to begin closing a Mississippi River spillway north of New Orleans sometime in the second or third week of July. The corps began opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway on May 10 to relieve stress on l...
19:00, 06/27/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
18:17, 06/30/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
23:51, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, as the Chinese-ruled city's leader vowed defiance....
13:34, 06/11/2019

India Braces To Face Price Shock As It Stops Buying Iran Oil Tomorrow India has to stop importing oil from Iran from tomorrow after the US ended its waiver to friendly nations on dealing with Tehran, a move that is likely to push up fuel prices. The US in November last......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Forecasters expect ‘near normal’ hurricane season for 2019 Hurricane season begins Saturday, and forecasters are predicting a “near-normal” number of them set to rock the Atlantic seaboard. Twelve to 14 tropical storms — only a “slightly above normal” number are expected — and of those, five to...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
08:51, 07/12/2019

At 103, ‘Hurricane’ Hawkins takes titles at US Senior Games ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At 103, Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins has cemented her title as the oldest woman to compete on an American track after finishing the 50- and 100-meter dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico. Event organizer...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Budding tropical storm expected to become Gulf hurricane A budding tropical storm over the northern Gulf of Mexico is expected to reach hurricane strength and is likely to produce flooding and a damaging storm surge with landfall between central Louisiana and Texas....
16:17, 07/11/2019

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
04:17, 06/01/2019

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damage A National Hurricane Center report says Hurricane Florence killed 22 people across three states, was the ninth most destructive storm in terms of property damage in U.S. history and spawned 44 tornadoes....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damages A National Hurricane Center report says Hurricane Florence killed 22 people across three states, was the ninth most destructive storm in terms of property damage in U.S. history and spawned 44 tornadoes....
00:34, 05/04/2019

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
20:51, 05/23/2019

FCC says carriers failed Florida after hurricane—but lets them off the hook Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) The Federal Communications Commission isn't punishing carriers for their horrible response to Hurricane Mich...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Florida residents want Trump to see post-hurricane suffering PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents in parts of the Florida Panhandle that were devastated by Hurricane Michael hope President Donald Trump gets a glimpse of their continued suffering when he arrives for a campaign rally this week. Thousands of homes ...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during...
20:17, 07/13/2019

After Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten resorts have rebuilt to become bigger and better After extensive and expensive rebuilding, the beachfront resorts are bigger, better and armed with an array of vacation must-dos.       ...
23:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's musical history, died on Thursday at a...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
23:34, 07/11/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Grammy-winning musician Dr. John, who brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to the American music scene and became one of the city's most venerated pianists, died on Thursday at age 77, his family said on the performer's Twitter account....
01:17, 06/07/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk star, dies aged 81 Keyboardist and singer behind the Meters and the Neville Brothers hailed as an icon by Louisiana governor John EdwardsArt Neville, one of the most celebrated funk musicians in the US, has died aged 81.His manager, Kent Sorrell, confirmed that the key...
11:51, 07/23/2019

Fire in New Orleans French Quarter restaurant; 2 injured NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people have been injured after a fire broke out in a restaurant in New Orleans’ tourist-heavy French Quarter. New Orleans Fire Department spokesman Louis Carrier says it happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday at the Oceana ...
01:34, 05/12/2019

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
07:00, 06/29/2019

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
12:51, 06/27/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
15:34, 07/12/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks....
19:51, 06/19/2019

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
07:17, 06/21/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two other horse in an abrupt fashion....
18:00, 05/06/2019

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew ...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
04:17, 07/01/2019

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
19:34, 06/08/2019

Europe weather latest: UK braces for hottest day of the year as deadly heat sweeps continent The UK is bracing for the hottest day of the year so far as a heatwave gripping Europe is expected to cause temperatures to hit an "exceptional peak" today....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barr...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Louisiana declares state of emergency as storm develops into hurricane New Orleans is already experiencing flooding and Mississippi River is forecast to reach tops of levees by FridayLouisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency as a storm in the Gulf of Mexico was fast developing into a category 1 hurricane and ...
01:51, 07/11/2019

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Key West brings back barefoot elegance after Hurricane Irma It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and for all the havoc that hurricane Irma wreaked on the Florida Keys in September 2018, there was indeed a silver lining at Parrot Key Hotel in Key West. At the resort, extensive flooding and damage promp...
06:51, 06/19/2019

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
21:34, 05/23/2019

A satellite captured a powerful hurricane and a solar eclipse at the same time A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday at the exact same time a Category 4 hurricane was developing near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and it was caught on the same satellite loop....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
09:51, 07/02/2019

Trump surveys Florida hurricane damage before holding rally In the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, President Donald Trump was set to view recovery efforts and lingering damage from last year's Hurricane Michael before holding an evening campaign rally....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
16:51, 07/11/2019

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects five to eight named tropical cyclones in th...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Trump to view hurricane damage, rally supporters in Florida WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to view recovery efforts in the Florida Panhandle following last year’s Hurricane Michael, as well as lingering damage from the devastating Category 5 storm. Trump on Wednesday was headed to Tynda...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant t...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm brewing off Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could even intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustain...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dra...
03:17, 06/07/2019

Gene’s Po-Boys, iconic New Orleans eatery, closing in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans po-boy shop featured in “The Simpsons” and a video by Drake is serving up its last sandwiches this summer. The New Orleans Advocate reports late-night eatery Gene’s Po-Boys is closing its doors at th...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troopers helping close traffic lanes on Bourbon Street s...
06:51, 05/31/2019

2019 New Orleans Jazz Festival in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
03:17, 06/07/2019

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
02:34, 07/11/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding of the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry was slowly approaching the US Gulf coast on Friday, nearing hurricane wind speeds and threatening to dump torrential rai...
01:17, 07/13/2019

The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
07:00, 05/13/2019

US briefing: 2020 census, New Orleans storm and Gulf crisis Friday’s top story: Trump backs down on citizenship question. Plus, why Pelosi’s attack on her young, progressive colleagues is dangerous for DemocratsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s es...
13:17, 07/12/2019

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
02:51, 06/11/2019

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
01:17, 04/29/2019

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
22:51, 06/21/2019

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died. He was 77...
00:51, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Police: Woman accused of killing Danish tourist NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 36-year-old woman is accused of the killing of a Danish tourist in New Orleans. Police said Thursday that Brandy Myles is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of 44-year-old Poul Hansen. Police say Hansen was found M...
23:00, 05/23/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Rahm and Palmer share lead with Stallings, Mullinax in New Orleans Jon Rahm and team mate Ryan Palmer had an eventful finish to the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Saturday, both finding water off the 17th tee, but still ended the day tied for the lead with Scott Stallings and Trey Mullinax....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.        ...
23:34, 06/27/2019

California braces for feet of snow from storms; 'significant severe weather event' to impact Plains Parts of California still resemble a scene out of winter, with a series of storms bringing several feet of snow to mountain areas, ahead of a "significant" severe weather threat across the nation's midsection....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.      ...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

'We can't win war against water': Warning over flooding risk At least £1bn a year needs to be spent on traditional flood and coastal defences as the threat of climate change looms, the environment agency (EA) has said....
09:51, 05/09/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is e...
17:17, 07/13/2019

Trump holds rally in Florida Panhandle, promises more hurricane relief U.S. President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven months after devastating Hurricane Michael as he rallied supporters Wednesday for his re-election....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Trump announces $448M in hurricane recovery funds at Florida rally President Trump took the stage Wednesday night for a "Make America Great Again" rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., after viewing recovery efforts and lingering damage from last year's Category 5 Hurricane Michael. ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
02:51, 07/12/2019

FCC Blames Wireless Carriers for Outages After Hurricane Michael, Pretends It's Not Also to Blame An investigation by the Federal Communications Commission identified the causes of what it called “unacceptably slow restoration of wireless service” in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, the Category 5 that ripped across Florida in October, killing...
01:00, 05/11/2019

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Anima...
20:17, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Harbor Phoenix offering special deal for Tucson residents TUCSON – With the 90-degree heat starting to melt its way to the Old Pueblo, Six Flags is offering a special promotion to help Tucsonans to stay cool this summer. After kicking off its opening weekend in March, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoeni...
05:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats Revive Probe on Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to deadly 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. ...
02:51, 05/07/2019

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing it of stonewalling....
18:00, 07/02/2019

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
00:17, 05/24/2019

Nightmarish realism: Fernanda Melchor on the haunting voices of 'Hurricane Season' Fernanda Melchor and German translator Angelica Ammar have won the International Literature Award for "Hurricane Season." DW had a chat with the Mexican writer, whose novel depicts life in an extremely harsh society....
14:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
23:34, 07/08/2019

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some ben...
13:34, 05/23/2019

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
21:17, 05/23/2019

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sleep. No text alerts. No sirens. Just the Lumber Ri...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Eclipsecane! Solar Eclipse Photobombs Hurricane in Stunning Satellite Shots Earth had itself a day yesterday. Chile and Argentina got a prime look at a total solar eclipse while the Pacific Ocean played host to Hurricane Barbara, the strongest storm on Earth at the moment.Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.        ...
16:17, 07/17/2019

Cyclone Fani Forecast Equivalent To A Category 4 Hurricane: Foreign Media Cyclone Fani, packing winds of nearly 110 mph, is set to slam northeastern India later this week, bringing with it destructive winds, rain totals topping a foot and a potentially devastating storm......
11:34, 05/01/2019

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be pretty close to normal, and include about a dozen named storms....
13:34, 05/30/2019

103-year-old runner called ‘Hurricane’ Hawkins is setting world records For centenarian Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, age is nothing but a number — and a goal racing distance. During the National Senior Games this week, Louisiana-based Hawkins, who is 103-years-young, took home the gold for the 100-meter d...
20:17, 06/19/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm di...
16:51, 07/14/2019

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout has formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were flooded after parts of the city received more than 8...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
02:51, 07/11/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
05:51, 05/04/2019

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
23:34, 06/28/2019

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anth...
03:34, 06/16/2019

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
02:51, 07/12/2019

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Playlist: Anders Osborne's New Orleans Jazz Fest favorites Ahead of Jazz Fest -- and in celebration of his new album "Buddha and the Blues" -- Osborne shared a playlist of favorite artists from the Big Easy.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
20:00, 07/13/2019

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
20:00, 07/12/2019

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....
16:34, 07/12/2019

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
04:34, 06/07/2019

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest in New Orleans Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew....
13:51, 07/09/2019

New Orleans Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager, per report A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have hired Trajan Langdon to serve as general manager under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin        ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock have been lost in the summer floods....
13:00, 07/02/2019

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
17:51, 05/27/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
14:17, 04/29/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
23:34, 05/25/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods. About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in rece...
23:00, 05/08/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
06:17, 05/25/2019

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms started Wednesday night and continued for several hours through early Thursday. (June 20)   ...
20:17, 06/20/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground....
21:51, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying a “last ditch effort” to save the south side of the town from encroaching Arkansas River...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Flooding continues in Ontario cottage country Ontario cottage country continues to grapple with flooding as water levels begin to decline and stabilize in the Bracebridge area and rise in the Muskoka Lakes region....
20:17, 05/03/2019

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)     ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power an...
10:51, 06/19/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to help beleaguered residents....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in downtown Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water i...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so t...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns we...
17:34, 06/15/2019

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency officials have recommended that about 160 homes be evacuated. (May 31)        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state....
21:17, 07/13/2019

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland. (May 31)        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasure: ammunition and artifacts from Fort Gadsden, a site occupied by one of the largest communities of ...
20:34, 05/06/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico later this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
18:34, 07/08/2019

103-year-old sprinter Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins sets records on the track with every race Julia Hawkins, a 103-year-old sprinter who competed at the National Senior Games, has become the oldest woman to ever compete on an American track.       ...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Hurricane season starts Saturday as forecasters eye developing system in the Gulf of Mexico The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Saturday, and, as if on cue, a storm could be forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.        ...
23:51, 05/31/2019

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
01:17, 07/16/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
23:17, 07/08/2019

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
12:51, 06/06/2019

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
22:34, 07/09/2019

New post-hurricane repair work at Tyndall Air Force Base halted as funds run out Rebuilding of Tyndall AFB, Fla., which sustained $5 billion in damage in 2018 from Hurricane Michael, stopped on Wednesday due to a lack of funding for the work from Congress....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential...
03:34, 07/15/2019

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
05:34, 06/21/2019

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
16:00, 07/13/2019

Zion Williamson receives inspiring message from New Orleans legend: 'Passing the torch to you' The New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday and he immediately brought joy and excitement to fans in the city....
20:51, 06/25/2019

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
03:17, 06/10/2019

Subtropical storm Andrea forms, then fizzles out days before 2019 hurricane season begins The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season got off to an early start when the first named storm formed Monday and quickly fizzled a day later over the Atlantic, southwest of Bermuda....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a ...
20:34, 06/21/2019

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
01:17, 07/11/2019

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of...
21:17, 06/08/2019

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
04:17, 07/12/2019

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on Monday and signal an end to the torrid weather....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.       ...
20:17, 06/22/2019

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding from the Arkansas River. Officials say in a Faceb...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
04:34, 06/12/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds and torrential rain....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Record flooding causes levee breach in western Arkansas DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. The levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) nor...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Brooklyn residents recall massive flooding during rainstorm Brooklyn residents were still reeling Tuesday from heavy flooding that wreaked havoc during torrential downpours in the Big Apple a day earlier. Amanda Denesha of Gowanus said she was forced to wade through waist-deep floodwaters donning sandals Mond...
23:00, 07/23/2019

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
04:00, 05/31/2019

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
17:34, 07/23/2019

Tiny cocktails are the latest bar trend flooding Instagram Honey, they shrunk your cocktails. Tiny tipples — complete with miniature garnishes and ever-so-slight buzzes — are becoming the itsy-bitsy menu stars at local bars. At East Village gastropub Boulton and Watt, four teensy cocktails — $7 and 1 ¹/₂ oun...
04:17, 05/15/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
00:00, 05/26/2019

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story May 18 about an interruption in barge traffic along the Mississippi River, The Associated Press erroneously reported the average amount of goods and services that are shipped on the upper Mississippi River from March thr...
23:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: 3 deaths blamed on flooding; kayaker missing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The latest round of Midwestern flooding has claimed at least three lives, closed hundreds of roads and forced residents of threatened towns to shore up threatened lev...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focus...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday that people living west of downtown should consider ...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the nation’s ability to produce food....
20:51, 05/24/2019

Central US flooding hits recreation, tourism industries LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tourism and recreation companies along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers say they’ve taken a financial hit as flooding has forced businesses to close or kept visitors away. Samuel Ellis owns a kayak and bike rental an...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country. A statement released Saturday by the Afghan Min...
12:34, 05/25/2019

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
22:34, 05/24/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at military bases, public squares and roadsides, some have complained of an inefficient government resp...
03:51, 05/09/2019

Water levels declining but flooding remains in Muskoka "If we continue where we're going, we're going to be in OK shape, but if things change then we're going to be in trouble," Muskoka Lakes Mayor Phil Harding said....
00:34, 05/07/2019

More heavy rainfall adds to Midwestern flooding problems ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of rain has led to more flash flood watches across the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued the watches Tuesday for parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas. And communities along the Mi...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season. But...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Sandbags deployed along Lake Ontario to prepare for flooding OSWEGO, N.Y. — New York state says it has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags, hundreds of pumps and 920 feet (280 meters) of temporary dams in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential flooding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday tha...
04:17, 05/06/2019

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
01:51, 06/07/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the National Weather Service said....
01:34, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Coming rounds of rains hold key to flooding OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on flooding along the Mississippi River (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The National Weather Service at St. Louis says rain in the coming days will determine whether Mississippi River levels will rise more than expected. L...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
09:51, 07/15/2019

Day after 19 tornadoes rip through Central U.S., 5 states face flooding, more twisters A tornado tore through a neighborhood near Tulsa International Airport on Tuesday as a powerful storm triggered flash flooding and washed out roads across parts of Oklahoma.        ...
17:17, 05/21/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what ...
18:17, 07/11/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose with the No. 1 overall pick....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.        ...
21:17, 06/23/2019

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

New Orleans Pelicans set to win race for Zion Williamson after securing No1 pick at the 2019 NBA draft lottery The New Orleans Pelicans are in pole position to draft college superstar Zion Williamson after defying their low odds to win the NBA draft lottery for the second time in franchise history....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legitimacy has been established. What now? For every ho...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has 'a thought': Put Zion Williamson in black and gold New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton may have had the best reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft....
20:00, 05/16/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
16:51, 05/17/2019

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
16:51, 07/10/2019

Grambling State football player Darrell Clark shot, brother killed in New Orleans Grambling State football player Darrell Clark and his younger brother were shot in New Orleans. Clark was in “stable” condition following surgery.       ...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
00:34, 07/12/2019

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
16:51, 07/11/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with mi...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:34, 04/28/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
23:34, 07/11/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an inundation of flood waters....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany have come to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the southern plains and south-eastern states on Memorial Day, after a spate of deadly tornadoes ...
14:51, 05/27/2019

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said. A pick-up truck in Baton Rouge stalled in flood waters Thursday morni...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Thunderstorms bring flooding, power outages to Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash flood warnings, power outages and calls for water rescues. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for central Fort Bend County Tuesday evening and says thund...
03:51, 05/08/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:34, 07/16/2019

Hero unclogs sewer to help clear flooding on Queens highway If you see something, do something. One woman in Queens took action Monday night to help alleviate severe flooding that closed all lanes on the Long Island Expressway near Francis Lewis Boulevard. Daphne Youree exited her car and grabbed an orange co...
09:17, 07/23/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
08:00, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, according to officials....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Storms predicted in areas beset by Arkansas River flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials have closed two bridges over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith as the waterway surges toward a record crest this week. The Arkansas Department of Transportation says the Interstate 540 and the U.S. 71B b...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
16:51, 07/20/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
18:00, 07/20/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
02:34, 07/15/2019

Higgs says New Brunswick should be prepared for hard choices after second year of flooding Blaine Higgs said the decisions made by the government this year may be different from the actions of the provincial government under Brian Gallant in 2018....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
09:17, 06/04/2019

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of th...
12:00, 06/03/2019

River flooding to inundate hard-hit areas of south-central US Parts of the south-central United States hammered by severe weather and flash flooding this week will face long-term river flooding through the rest of May and even into June....
18:17, 05/11/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
11:00, 07/20/2019

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
01:00, 07/16/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
22:00, 07/14/2019

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeer...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
04:51, 05/24/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the reques...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
22:34, 05/13/2019

Hurricane Maria Left Thousands of Puerto Rican Children Experiencing Symptoms of PTSD, Survey Finds Hurricane Maria was the deadliest storm in modern U.S. history. And the damage didn’t end when the storm clouds cleared back in September 2017. Especially not for Puerto Rico’s youngest.Read more......
17:00, 05/02/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
21:34, 05/23/2019

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in eff...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jo...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
22:34, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the past week - in part caused by bad weather in the U.S. Midwest - has roiled cash markets for both crude oil and refined products, traders said on Tuesday....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri town brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
23:34, 06/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
08:51, 07/14/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:00, 07/14/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwest, forecasters say.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
05:34, 07/14/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri towns brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean market this fall....
01:51, 07/16/2019

The Porsche 911 RSR Has Eyes The Project 1 Racing Porsche with drivers Egidio Perfetti, Patrick Lindsey and Jörg Bergmeister is the current GTE AM class points leader going into the final race of the FIA WEC 2018/2019 superseason. To celebrate the potential championship, the tea...
23:17, 06/01/2019

How does MS affect the eyes? Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and discuss eye-related symptoms and treatment options....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Sunglasses That Help Your Eyes as Well as Your Look Lenses that transition in sunlight to become sunglasses help protect eyes from dust, bugs, drying breezes and, most important of all, the damaging effects of ultraviolet light....
13:17, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein lost interest when girls ‘lost their braces’: detective Jeffrey Epstein lost all sexual interest in his alleged victims as soon as they “lost their braces and their pubescent look,” according to a former cop who’s been investigating the convicted pedophile for more than a decade. But Eps...
19:51, 07/21/2019

Giannis says he's at '60 percent' of his potential Despite coming off a dominant MVP season that saw him lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo says "there's a lot of things I can improve on."...
07:00, 07/14/2019

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ev...
22:17, 05/31/2019

10 best cities with day-trip potential From Reykjavik to Tokyo, these cities give you lots of bang for your travel buck, with lots of options waiting just outside of town.       ...
20:34, 06/26/2019

WWE Is Finally Using NXT To Its Full Potential There is a lengthy list of things that WWE is currently doing wrong, but its stewardship of developmental promotion NXT is not on it. The flagship is still bobbing around aimlessly, but the promotion WWE created as a sort of minor league currently s...
23:17, 06/18/2019

FCA and Renault to go public on potential tie-up Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm talks on a potential tie-up on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
16:00, 05/26/2019

The growing potential of e-Signatures The value of global exports has almost doubled since 1996, driven significantly by the internet.  Today it is easier than ever to quickly generate global exposure for a brand.  In fact, some of the world’s most famous and globally su...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Potential causes of cold fingers Possible causes of cold fingers include anemia, medication side effects, and psychological conditions, such as stress. Treating the underlying cause can often resolve this symptom. Learn more here....
04:34, 06/27/2019

Severe Potential for Father’s Day Two clusters of thunderstorms will render Father’s Day an “indoor” weather day. The First cluster is already running and will be wrapping up by the late morning or early afternoon. The second cluster will arrive later in the evening and will also bri...
15:34, 06/16/2019

800K flee as India braces for direct hit from 'dangerous' Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely severe wind and rain.     ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang province....
07:51, 05/31/2019

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
01:34, 06/10/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
21:51, 05/12/2019

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
16:34, 06/15/2019