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Tropical Storm Isaias has caused the second-largest power outage in Con Edison history, affecting 210,000 customers

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 […]
Tropical Storm Isaias has caused the second-largest power outage in Con Edison history, affecting 210,000 customers
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Boris Johnson blames severe UK floods on climate change and construction

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pointed to construction and climate change as two potential reasons for severe flooding in the UK which has claimed the life of a woman, disrupted rail services, and caused property damage. “We are seeing more and more serious flooding – perhaps because of building, almost […]
Boris Johnson blames severe UK floods on climate change and construction
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The warmest fall temps ever recorded in every state

This fall has brought abnormally high temperatures to parts of the United States. But some states have seen their record hottest fall month occur over a hundred years ago. Peak historical temperatures range from nearly 99 degrees Fahrenheit in Alabama to just over 50 degrees Fahrenheit in Alaska. Visit Insider’s […]
The warmest fall temps ever recorded in every state
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Hurricane Dorian is lashing North Carolina, with Virginia and other states in its path. Here is where and when it’s due to go next

Hurricane Dorian has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, but it could still create “life-threatening” conditions in North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Centre. Projections based on NOAA data show the hurricane moving northeast, bringing the storm to parts of Virginia, Massachusetts, and Delaware. Dorian has devastated the […]
Hurricane Dorian is lashing North Carolina, with Virginia and other states in its path. Here is where and when it’s due to go next