Stories tagged: "hurricanes"


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Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America, Two Weeks After Eta

Hurricane Iota would probably come ashore over areas where Eta’s torrential rains saturated the soil, leaving it prone to new landslides and floods.

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World-Renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Collapse

More than 250 scientists around the world were using the telescope.

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Here’s What You Can Do to Help Central Americans Devastated by Hurricane Eta

These five organizations are raising funds to help people in Central America affected by the hurricane.

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FEMA Mismanaged Food Distribution After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Report Confirms

Officials said goods sat in FEMA’s custody for roughly 48 days, with water and food experiencing shipping delays of 71 and 59 days, respectively.

The Oak Park Motel was destroyed by the flames of the Beachie Creek Fire east of Salem, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.  (Rob Schumacher/Statesman-Journal via AP, Pool)
Experts Warn of Mass Migrations in as Little as 30 Years as America Grapples With Changing Climate

New research model shows large swaths of the United States will become uninhabitable due to rising heat, humidity, and sea levels.

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New Investigation Could Reveal True Death Toll From Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

The investigation seeks to identify all direct and indirect deaths linked to building and infrastructure failures in the first two weeks after Maria struck in September 2017.

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Laura Has Intensified and Is Now Projected to Be Category 4 Hurricane

Evacuating amid a pandemic is also making the situation much more chaotic.