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Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

World Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel at the height of the ...

Philippines raises alert as Typhoon Manghkut closes in

Asia Pacific Sep 14, 2018

Philippines raises alert as Typhoon Manghkut closes in

The Philippines raised its storm warning on Friday and warned of major destruction hours before Typhoon Mangkhut was due to make landfall with fierce winds and drenching rains. Thousands have already fled their homes on the Philippines' northern coastal tip ahead of the early Saturday ...

Downpours lash Maui as Tropical Storm Olivia approaches Hawaii

World Sep 13, 2018

Downpours lash Maui as Tropical Storm Olivia approaches Hawaii

A gradually weakening tropical storm hit Hawaii on Wednesday, soaking a part of Maui and sending gusts of wind that toppled trees and cancelled flights at a number of airports in the state. Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa urged residents and visitors to stay off the ...