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Haitian president defends aid effort as anger mounts

Nov 04 2016
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PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti's interim President Jocelerme Privert defended a government-coordinated storm relief effort on Friday, saying aid had reached some 2 million victims of Hurricane Matthew, amid anger about uneven distribution of food and other materials.

Andrea weakens to depression west of Bermuda: NHC

May 21 2019

Andrea has weakened to a depression over the Atlantic and is expected to dissipate soon, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC

May 20 2019

Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday.

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic

May 20 2019

A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone southwest of Bermuda

May 20 2019

A broad area of low pressure located southwest of Bermuda has a 70% chance of becoming a short-lived subtropical or tropical cyclone later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Two former South Carolina police officers charged in hurricane deaths

Jan 04 2019

Two former South Carolina sheriff's deputies were charged with involuntary manslaughter on Friday for the deaths of two women who drowned while being transported through floodwaters resulting from September's Hurricane Florence, court officials said.

Factbox: Almost 200,000 without power in U.S. Midwest during snowstorm

Nov 26 2018

Almost 200,000 homes and businesses in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan were without power on Monday during a major snowstorm, local power companies said.

NHC says 40 percent chance of cyclone near Leeward Islands

Nov 12 2018

A tropical wave producing an area of disturbed weather that extends from near the Leeward Islands northeastward over the tropical Atlantic for several hundred miles has a 40 percent chance of developing into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.

Oscar becomes post-tropical cyclone northeast of Bermuda: NHC

Oct 31 2018

Oscar became a hurricane-force post-tropical Atlantic cyclone on Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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Philippines races to free 23 trapped under landslide

Oct 31 2018

MANILA Philippine rescuers worked with bare hands and shovels to try to free 23 people trapped under earth and rubble on Wednesday, after Typhoon Yutu dumped heavy rains on the northern mountainous region, triggering floods and deadly landslides.

Hurricane Oscar to weaken into cyclone by Wednesday night: NHC

Oct 31 2018

Hurricane Oscar is expected to weaken into a powerful extratropical - or mid-latitude - cyclone by Wednesday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory.

Hurricane Oscar accelerating over Central Atlantic: NHC

Oct 30 2018

Hurricane Oscar is accelerating over the Central Atlantic and is expected to produce high surf along the beaches of Bermuda through Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

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Typhoon triggers deadly landslides in Philippines, dozens trapped

Oct 30 2018

MANILA Landslides killed four people and trapped at least 31 others on Tuesday in a mountainous region of the Philippines, officials said, as Typhoon Yutu barreled across the country with strong winds and rains.

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Philippines evacuates coastal areas ahead of typhoon Yutu

Oct 29 2018

MANILA The Philippines raised storm warning levels on Monday and began evacuating some coastal communities in the path of a typhoon that threatened storm surges, landslides and floods triggered by heavy winds and rain.

Atlantic Hurricane Oscar moving westward: NHC

Oct 28 2018

Hurricane Oscar, located in the central Atlantic, is moving westward with little change in strength, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday.

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U.S. Pacific islands brace for long recovery after 'catastrophic' typhoon

Oct 26 2018

Authorities in the Northern Mariana Islands called for urgent supplies and equipment on Friday and were preparing for weeks without power after being hit by their most powerful typhoon in half a century, killing one woman and causing widespread destruction.

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Hurricane Willa ravages fishing village on Mexico's Pacific coast

Oct 25 2018

TEACAPAN, Mexico When Amadeo Ramos went to bed Tuesday night, nine sturdy metal tables were fixed to the concrete floor of his seafood restaurant just off the boardwalk of the Mexican fishing village of Teacapan. | Video

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Rescue underway in U.S. Pacific islands as super typhoon strikes

Oct 25 2018

GUAM Rescue teams and heavy equipment were mobilized across the Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday after a super typhoon hit U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight, causing blackouts and damage to critical infrastructure. | Video

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Mexicans recover after Willa's 'end of world' onslaught

Oct 24 2018

ESCUINAPA, Mexico Residents on Mexico's Pacific Coast on Wednesday began clearing up the wreckage left by Hurricane Willa, which ripped through towns overnight, tearing off rooftops, downing power lines and splitting trees apart. | Video

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Verizon to spend $25 million to upgrade Florida network

Oct 24 2018

WASHINGTON Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it will spend $25 million to update its network in Florida's Panhandle, an area hard-hit by service outages after Hurricane Michael.

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Volunteers rush to aid survivors after Hurricane Michael

Oct 24 2018

FOUNTAIN, Fla. After a fitful night of throbbing abdominal pain, curled up in a ball inside her hurricane-battered home trying to wish away the agony, 21-year-old Angelena Sawyer could barely function, let alone tend to her infant daughter.