North Carolina emergency officials have estimated that the destructive and deadly Hurricane Matthew caused $1.5 billion worth of damage to more than 100,000 homes, businesses and government buildings in the state.
JEREMIE, HAITI The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed.
An area of low pressure about 450 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has a 40 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE The scale of a cholera outbreak in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew may be underreported because remote areas are cut off, a United Nations official in charge of controlling the disease said on Tuesday, adding protests over slow aid made the problem worse.
A broad area of low pressure located near the southeastern Bahamas has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.
Nicole, previously a Category 1 hurricane, weakened into a tropical storm east of Newfoundland, the National Hurricane Center said late Monday.
LES CAYES Haitians desperate for relief from hunger and sickness in the wake of Hurricane Matthew looted United Nations trucks on Saturday during a short visit to a hard-hit port town by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who promised more aid. | Video
The death toll from Hurricane Matthew has risen to 26 in North Carolina, with two more bodies recovered as some flood waters recede, Governor Pat McCrory said on Saturday.
The U.S. Northwest was bracing for hurricane-force winds and heavy rain as the remnants of a typhoon move onshore on Saturday, a day after rare tornadoes clobbered the Oregon coast. | Video
A small coastal town in Oregon was clobbered on Friday by a rare tornado that ripped roofs from buildings, toppled trees and tore down power lines as the first of two storm systems forecast this weekend unleashed high winds and heavy rain across the Pacific Northwest. | Video
LES CAYES Hurricane Matthew tore up large tracts of food crops as well as mature coffee and cocoa plantations when it ravaged Haiti's fertile south last week, with a U.N. official expressing concern about possible famine in the poorest nation in the Americas.
LES CAYES Haitians on Thursday protested against the death of a motorcyclist in an accident they blamed on blue-helmeted peacekeepers, adding to a spate of incidents the United Nations says is affecting delivery of relief after Hurricane Matthew.The category 4 hurricane tore through Haiti on Oct. 4, killing about 1,000 people and leaving more than 1.4 million in need of humanitarian aid, including 175,000 made homeless, besides disrupting power, communications and transport links.
Hurricane Nicole is weakening as it heads towards the central Atlantic, with swells spreading northward along the U.S. east coast and into Atlantic Canada, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory.
HAMILTON, Bermuda Hurricane Nicole plowed directly into Bermuda on Thursday, causing widespread damage and knocking out power to most homes and businesses while apparently sparing the tiny Atlantic island chain any severe injuries or fatalities, government officials said.
TARBORO, N.C. Floodwaters inundated the historic black town of Princeville, North Carolina, on Thursday, leaving homes submerged to their roof lines as the state's death toll in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew climbed to 22.
The eye of Nicole, a Category Three hurricane, is now moving away from Bermuda while continuing to bring storm surge flooding to the island, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday. | Video
LES CAYES, Haiti As Haiti cleans up the destruction wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which killed more than 1,000 people and destroyed thousands of homes, the storm has also disrupted the education of many school children in the country.
The eye of Nicole, a category three hurricane, is passing over Bermuda and is moving towards the northeast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday. | Video
KINSTON, N.C. Rivers swollen by rainfall from Hurricane Matthew rose dangerously higher in North Carolina on Wednesday, prompting officials to go door to door urging residents to leave as a wide swath of the state faced its worst flooding in 17 years. | Video
CHICAGO Smithfield Foods resumed partial operations on Thursday at its North Carolina plants and is running at full capacity at the Virginia facility as they recover from the impact of Hurricane Matthew, a company spokeswoman told Reuters by e-mail on Thursday.