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Barry back to Tropical Storm status but rain and floods continue

Following a brief stint as a Category 1 hurricane, Barry weakened once again to a tropical storm on Saturday after making landfall along the central Louisiana coast.

Hurricane Michael has the 'potential to be a historic storm'

Residents of Florida's Panhandle frantically filled sandbags, boarded-up homes and secured boats Monday as they anxiously awaited Hurricane Michael, which forecasters warned could make Landfall as a major Category 3 storm.

Florence is going to sit in place, producing 'extreme rainfall'

Storm surges of nine to 13 feet and rainfall up to 40 inches: those are two of the direst warnings about Hurricane Florence's impact on parts of North and South Carolina. The massive storm has forced more than one million people to flee.

Do not underestimate the threat of Florence — It is dangerous

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast of the United States, the governors of Virginia, North and South Carolina have issued mandatory evacuation orders affecting hundreds of thousands of residents in coastal areas.

TS Gordon making landfall west of Alabama-Mississippi border

Mobile - Tropical storm Gordon was making landfall just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Gordon heads to Gulf Coast after lashing Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon formed in the Florida Keys on Monday morning and is forecast to strengthen over the next 48 hours as it brings strong winds and heavy rain to the Gulf of Mexico, possibly as a Category 1 Hurricane.

Hurricane Matthew triggers major flooding in the Carolinas

Weakened to a Category 1 storm, Hurricane Matthew made landfall this morning southeast of McClellanville, South Carolina, bringing with it 75 mph winds and heavy rains.

Hurricane Matthew continues to track to the north-northwest

As Hurricane Matthew continues to crawl up the Florida coastline, attention is shifting to Georgia and South Carolina, where heavy rainfall and storm surge will cause major flooding in the low-lying coastal areas.

Florida Governor on Hurricane — 'This storm will kill you'

Florida Governor Rick Scott made an impassioned plea to residents of the state to evacuate immediately, saying,"This storm will kill you." Hurricane Matthew is a very powerful Category 4 storm.

Joaquin is now a dangerous category 4 hurricane

The 2 p.m. EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center has upgraded Joaquin to an "extremely dangerous" category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 130 mph, and a minimum pressure of 936 mb.

Super Typhoon Haiyan official death toll breaches 6,000 mark

The death toll from the onslaught of super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines) has breached the 6,000 mark five weeks after the killer typhoon made its first landfall in Guiain, Eastern Samar in Central Philippines.

UN-OCHA: Situation in Tacloban improved tremendously after Haiyan

The situation on the ground in Tacloban City in central Philippines one month after the landfall of supper Typhoon Haiyan has improved tremendously, the United Nations Office of the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) said.

Op-Ed: Pnoy's Typhoon Haiyan's death toll counting system stinks

More than three weeks after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered central Philippines, President Benigno Aquino (Pnoy to Filipinos) has not changed his self-imposed system of counting the number of dead bodies in Tacloban City and other affected areas.

Op-Ed: Moving piece written about Typhoon Haiyan goes viral

On November 13, a moving Facebook note about Typhoon Haiyan and the current situation in the Philippines was posted. It is currently going viral and is entitled, 'I Need To Tell You.'

Australia tops donor countries for Super Typhoon Haiyan victims

Australia tops the list of donor countries for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, a deadly super typhoon that hit central Philippines last weekend, killing more than 3,000 people and destroying homes and vital infrastructure along its path.

Project Noah says storm surge warning out 2 days before landfall

A Philippine weather monitoring agency says a storm surge warning has been issued two days before typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in Phl.) made landfall in Guiuan town in central Philippines last weekend.

Typhoon Haiyan's first landfall destroys entire fishing town

Guiuan - The first in a series of landfalls of super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in Phl) took its toll on the fishing town of Guiuan, Eastern Samar in central Philippines, turning the historic town into a pile of rubble with very few structures left standing.

CNN's coverage of Haiyan's aftermath triggers massive foreign aid

Tacloban - The comprehensive and continuing news coverage by CNN International of the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in Phl) has triggered immediate delivery of relief goods to the victims of the deadly typhoon from local and international donors.

Philippines President Aquino declares national state of calamity

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has placed the nation under a state of calamity after super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in Phl) flattened a wide area in central Philippines, killing over 1,000 people and destroying many homes and vital infrastructure.
 

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This moving Facebook note about Typhoon Haiyan and the current situation in the Philippines was post...
This moving Facebook note about Typhoon Haiyan and the current situation in the Philippines was posted and is currently going viral. It is entitled, 'I Need To Tell You.'
Coastal flooding is often the greatest threat to life and property during storms.
Coastal flooding is often the greatest threat to life and property during storms.
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Relief goods collected in Danbury  CT for shipment to Philippine typhoon victims
Relief goods collected in Danbury, CT for shipment to Philippine typhoon victims
Jun Reyes
DUNE CO-HABITAT is a coastal protection plan and mixed-use community that would use dunes and other ...
DUNE CO-HABITAT is a coastal protection plan and mixed-use community that would use dunes and other natural systems to defend against storm breaches.
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Businessman Herbert Cledera with Jun Reyes preparing relief goods for shipment to Philippine typhoon...
Businessman Herbert Cledera with Jun Reyes preparing relief goods for shipment to Philippine typhoon victims
Jun Reyes
Danbury businessman Herbert Cledera with Jun Reyes preparing relief goods for shipment to victims of...
Danbury businessman Herbert Cledera with Jun Reyes preparing relief goods for shipment to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
Jun Reyes
File photo: Storm surge along with a very high tide creeping into marina parking lot.
File photo: Storm surge along with a very high tide creeping into marina parking lot.
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Relative storm surge vulnerability of the East Coast and Gulf Coast.
Relative storm surge vulnerability of the East Coast and Gulf Coast.
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A man wades through storm surge flooding from Hurricane Isaac.
A man wades through storm surge flooding from Hurricane Isaac.
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