Two dead after Christmas storm hits northern California

California 12/28/21, 02:18

Two persons died in a fully submerged car due to overnight rain in northern California. On Thursday, Dec. 23, firemen were unable to reach two passengers in a fully submerged car in a flooded underpass in Millbrae, California, just south of San Francisco. Firefighters rescued two people who had climbed atop ...

‘Significant’ storm threatens Thanksgiving plans, NWS warns

U.S. 11/18/21, 02:47

On Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17, forecasters with the National Weather Service forecasting center (NWS) warned that a "significant" storm and "strong cold front" could impact U.S. Northeast and Midwest. There is a scenario that plans could be stalled during the Thanksgiving holiday this weekend, Sunday, Nov. 21, and Monday, Nov. 22. Forecasters ...

‘Solar superstorm’ could cause global internet outage for months says study

California 09/23/21, 18:06

A 'solar superstorm' approaching Earth could have devastating consequences for internet access, a new study found. University of California predicts the worldwide web could be disrupted for extended periods, if a superstorm strikes. That is the dire outlook in the latest research report, "Solar superstorms: planning for an internet apocalypse." "[Storms could] ...

Hurricane Ida: Pilot and fiancée rescue 17 stranded in Tennessee flood

U.S. 08/31/21, 03:33

On Saturday morning, Aug. 28, Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished assisting his fiancée in obtaining her pilot's license, and they were on their way home to celebrate when he received a phone call from a distressed woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother's house in Waverly, Tennessee, was flooded, and ...

Most powerful cyclone in decades thrashes India amid deadly CCP Virus surge

World 05/18/21, 23:31

One of the deadliest storms struck India on the same day the country reported its highest-ever death toll from the pandemic. Category four cyclone Tauktae slammed into India's West Coast, delivering record-breaking wind gusts of up to 130 mph before weakening over land later the same day on May 18. Hundreds of ...

President Trump tweets to Alabama: ‘Be careful and safe’

U.S. 03/03/19, 22:52

The Latest on Deep South storms (all times local): 10:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has tweeted to Alabama residents to be safe in the wake of deadly storms, including an apparent tornado that has claimed several lives in that Southern state. Trump wrote in the tweet Sunday evening: “To the great people of ...

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