What will life be like after Florence?

U.S. 09/19/18, 03:01

MIAMI (AP) — Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home to go back to. Heavy rains and swelling rivers are still a major concern as rising flood waters may affect communities barely touched by Florence. The storm ...

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

World 09/18/18, 07:29

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine police officer who tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached said Tuesday they refused to leave, and a day later the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people.

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence

U.S. 09/18/18, 00:52

MIAMI (AP) — Like hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, Florence will be remembered for unleashing a staggering amount of water over a vast area. The flooding unfolded just as forecasters expected, but many residents in the Carolinas still seemed caught off guard as they were plucked off a vehicle's ...

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

World 09/17/18, 05:08

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter.

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence’s forecast

U.S. 09/17/18, 01:13

MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising. All but one road in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater or blocked by debris. Residents of inland communities who thought they were safe from ...

Video: Typhoon Mangkhut caused the destruction in Hong Kong

Asia & Pacific 09/16/18, 06:36

Typhoon Mangkhut hurtles towards Hong Kong on Sunday (Sep 16), lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing dozens in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland. Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the ...

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