NYC metro area under flood advisory from Hurricane Ian’s leftover winds

NYC metro area under flood advisory from Hurricane Ian’s leftover winds

The last breaths of deadly Hurricane Ian have put the New York City metro area under a flood advisory Monday. The National Weather Service said New York City, all of Long Island, the northern parts of the New Jersey shore and the Connecticut shore up to Bridgeport should be on our lookout for higher waters. … Read more

California braces for dry winter as Western drought drags on

California braces for dry winter as Western drought drags on

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The past three years have been California’s driest on record, a streak unlikely to break this winter, state officials said Monday. The official water year concluded Friday, marking an end to a period that saw both record rainfall in October and the driest January-to-March period in at least a century. Scientists say … Read more

NFL: London is stage for milestone 100th international game

NFL: London is stage for milestone 100th international game

CNN — The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game will mark the 100th game … Read more

Hurricane Ian: Death toll rises to 66 in Florida after the storm rendered some communities ‘unrecognizable,’ officials say

Hurricane Ian: Death toll rises to 66 in Florida after the storm rendered some communities ‘unrecognizable,’ officials say

CNN — Days after Hurricane Ian slammed into Florida, shell-shocked residents are still assessing the damage left behind by record-high storm surge, damaging winds and catastrophic flooding that left some areas of the Sunshine State unrecognizable. At least 66 people were killed by Ian in Florida as it swallowed homes in its furious rushing waters, … Read more

Hurricane Orlene heads for Mexico’s former prison islands

Hurricane Orlene heads for Mexico’s former prison islands

Hurricane Orlene has rapidly strengthened as it swirls toward Mexico’s northwest Pacific coast, with a likely close brush with former prison islands being developed by the government as an ecotourism destination MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Orlene rapidly strengthened as it swirls towards Mexico’s northwest Pacific coast, with a likely close brush with former prison islands … Read more

Flood Insurance Fell in Florida Before Hurricane Ian Struck

Flood Insurance Fell in Florida Before Hurricane Ian Struck

SANFORD, Fla.—Florida homeowners had reduced their flood insurance coverage in the years before Hurricane Ian dumped up to 15 inches of rain on the state, inundating coastal and inland areas. Only a small number of residences in two of Florida’s hardest-hit inland counties are covered by flood insurance. The percentage of protected homes is higher … Read more

After Ian, river flooding threatens Florida inland towns

After Ian, river flooding threatens Florida inland towns

NORTH PORT, Fla. — As Hurricane Ian ravaged coastal towns in southwest Florida, residents in this quiet suburb thought they would be safe, having no beach and living outside areas under evacuation orders. But then the water kept flowing in. Since Ian’s passage, water levels have gone up significantly, turning roads into canals, reaching mailboxes, … Read more

All Eyes Are on Ian, the Hurricane of the Future

All Eyes Are on Ian, the Hurricane of the Future

As global average temperatures rise, the atmosphere will also hold on to greater quantities of moisture, meaning hurricanes could unleash stronger torrents of rain—as much as 14 percent more with 2 degrees Celsius warming, according to Knutson. Sea levels are also expected to rise, contributing to stronger storm surges and devastating impacts on coastal areas. … Read more

Hurricane Ian Threatens to Submerge Tampa’s Red-Hot Property Market

Hurricane Ian Threatens to Submerge Tampa’s Red-Hot Property Market

Florida’s Tampa Bay, one of the country’s hottest real-estate markets, has experienced a surge in construction and property values ​​in recent years. Now, much of that pricey real estate risks ending up under several feet of saltwater. That is according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane Ian, which strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane early … Read more

Powerful typhoon leaves 5 rescuers dead in northern Philippines

Powerful typhoon leaves 5 rescuers dead in northern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Noru blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving five rescuers dead, causing floods and power outages and forcing officials to suspend classes and government work in the capital and outlying provinces. The most powerful typhoon to hit the country this year slammed into the coast in Burdeos town in … Read more