New York and New Jersey officials are warning people to stay home after Hurricane Ida flooded the region, killing at least 26 people.
About 50,000 New Englanders remain without power after Henri made landfall in the area on Sunday. Henri has been downgraded to a tropical depression.
Tropical storm Henri has made landfall in Westerly, Rhode Island, packing 60 mph winds and causing initial flooding.
Haitians still reeling from the destruction caused by Saturday's earthquake are scrambling to find survivors before heavy rainfall reaches the island.
Rising temperatures are linked to wetter and more destructive storms. Experts predict the 2021 season will have at least three major hurricanes.
Elsa is the earliest fifth named storm on record. It briefly gained hurricane strength over the Caribbean, where it killed three people.
Claudette moved across western Alabama on Saturday night and was predicted to strengthen into a tropical storm on Sunday.
A sheriff’s department in Louisiana said people who don’t evacuate over Hurricane Laura should keep details on them that could identify their bodies if they die. The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office said that the storm is so dangerous that “rescue efforts cannot and will not begin until after storm and […]
Hurricane Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana as a Category 4 storm at 1 a.m. CT on Thursday morning. It’s now a tropical storm moving toward Arkansas, with winds of 50 mph. Falling trees have killed at least four people in Louisiana, according to Gov. John Bel Edwards. The storm […]
NOAA announced Thursday that it expects an “extremely active” hurricane season. Scientists forecast an additional 10 to 16 named storms in addition to the nine that have already formed, including five to nine more hurricanes. The announcement came after Hurricane Isaias cut power and caused damage in many parts of […]
Con Edison, New York City’s main power provider, said on Tuesday that Tropical Storm Isaias caused the second largest power outage in the company’s history. Only Superstorm Sandy caused more widespread outages. Crews are working to restore power, prioritising buildings with vulnerable residents, like hospitals. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
At a Tuesday morning press conference in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaias, Mayor Bill de Blasio said a tornado warning was issued for New York City. But the National Weather Service has issued a watch, which means tornadoes may occur based on the kind of storm in the area. A […]
Tropical Storm Isaias made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane Monday night near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. Isaias led to more than 2 million power outages and caused Con-Edison’s second largest outage in company history. The storm killed at least five people. It was the earliest named storm starting […]
The 2020 hurricane season has already broken a record, and it’s only day three. Tropical Storm Cristobal, the third named storm in the season, arrived earlier than any other third named storm in history. NOAA forecasts six to 10 hurricanes in total for the season. The odds that a cyclone […]
Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters in the US. New research shows that extremely destructive hurricanes have become much more common over the last century. Recent storms serve as examples of this trend. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey decimated parts of Texas, causing $US125 billion in damages. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina […]
Tropical Storm Karen is expected to perform a “loop-de-loop,” swinging west over the Atlantic towards the Bahamas and Florida. Karen hit Puerto Rico Tuesday with heavy rainfall, leading to flooding and landslides. Monday night, a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the island. Tropical Storm Karen is one of […]
Remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda are dumping torrential rain on southeast Texas, plunging some areas under as much as 43 inches of water, the Houston National Weather Service said Thursday. The highest storm total rainfall, in Jefferson County, Texas, makes Imelda the seventh wettest tropical cyclone in US history. Photos […]