Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction in Mexico Beach, Florida Hurricane Michael has landed on a Florida beach town like the "mother of all bombs", almost wiping it off the map, officials say.The storm smashed into the state's north-west coast near Mexico Beach on Wednesday with 155mph (250km/h)…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople have left homes and taken precautions ahead of the hurricane US East Coast residents are running out of time to flee before Hurricane Florence batters the region, officials have warned.The category three storm with 125mph (205km/h) winds is forecast to make landfall early on Friday.Up to…
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal. People walk past an uprooted tree after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee Super typhoon…
HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. (Reuters) - Mass evacuations were ordered along the U.S. Atlantic Coast as Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm and the most powerful to menace the region in nearly three decades, barreled toward the region on Tuesday. Hurricane Florence is seen from the International Space Station as it churns in the Atlantic Ocean…
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida’s Panhandle took stock on Thursday of the hammering destruction wrought by Hurricane Michael, with homes obliterated or reduced to rubble and power lines and trees ripped up by the third most powerful storm ever to strike the U.S. mainland. Michael, now weakened to a tropical storm as it doused…
DETROIT (Reuters) - Major automakers on Tuesday posted a hefty drop in U.S. new vehicle sales for September, caused in part by a decline in sales in areas hit by Hurricane Florence and a tough comparison to the previous September when consumers rushed to replace vehicles damaged by Hurricane Harvey. FILE PHOTO: Cars sit in…
PEOPLE living on opposite sides of the planet have in recent days felt the disastrous consequences of distant rumblings in the deep ocean. In America, they are still suffering the devastation left by Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14th. Less than 12 hours later super-Typhoon Mangkhut tore into the Philippines,…
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities sifted through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire on Sunday, searching for any signs of the 1,276 people now listed as missing after the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise. The remains of 76 people have been recovered so far, 63 of whom have been…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do people ignore hurricane warnings? Hurricane Florence, which is nearing the US East Coast, could "kill a lot of people", officials warn.Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) administrator Brock Long said storm surges may bring catastrophic flooding to inland areas.Though Florence has been downgraded to a category…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction in Mexico Beach, Florida Hurricane Michael left "unimaginable destruction" as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state's governor, Rick Scott says."So many lives have been changed forever," he said. "So many families have lost everything."The worst hit areas of Florida's…