Stories tagged: "hurricanes"


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.

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Hurricane Laura Threatens Texas and Louisiana. But There Is Risk Outside the Cone.

In Haiti and the Dominican Republic, 23 people have died as a result of Laura, which was then a tropical storm.

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Flooding, Landslides, and Power Outages: Tropical Storm Isaias Is Already Bringing Horror To Puerto Rico

Storm Isaias batters the island with winds of 60 mph and at least 6 inches of rain. More than 300,000 clients across the U.S. territory are out of electricity.