Tropical Storms

  • Tropical Storm Karen continues to move toward Northern Gulf coast 05-10-2013 08:58 PM

    Tropical Storm Karen weakened overnight but kept chugging toward the northern Gulf Coast on Saturday, with forecasters predicting rain, potential flooding and a decrease in speed later in the day. The National Hurricane Center reported early Saturday that Karen's maximum sustained winds had dropped to 40 mph, making it a...
  • Deadly Mexico storms kill 42, leave 40,000 stranded in floods 17-09-2013 09:30 AM

    Two powerful storms pummeled Mexico as they converged from the Pacific and the Gulf on Monday, killing at least 42 people and stranding some 40,000 tourists in the Pacific resort of Acapulco amid some of the worst flooding in decades. Tropical Depression Ingrid battered Mexico's northern Gulf coast, shutting some...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Economic losses could amount to $ 20 bn 30-10-2012 09:19 AM

    Superstorm Sandy has left 11 people dead in New York and three other states. Reports say the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant, on the New Jersey coast has been put on alert due to high sea levels caused by storm. There have been more than 12,000 flight cancellations so far....
  • US: 5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm 28-10-2012 10:56 PM

    1. A Northbound Hurricane Hurricane Sandy is moving slowly toward the north-northeast but is expected to turn to the north and west later Sunday and Monday, forecasters say. At some point, it's expected to become what's known as an extratropical storm. Unlike a tropical system like a hurricane, which gets...
  • US: Superstorm threat launches mass evacuations 28-10-2012 07:42 AM

    Ship Bottom, NJ: Forget distinctions like tropical storm or hurricane. Don't get fixated on a particular track. Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern US will afflict a third of the country with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow, say officials who warned...
  • US: Hurricane Sandy downgraded to tropical storm 27-10-2012 02:56 PM

    Bloomsburg: The National Weather Service has downgraded Sandy from a hurricane to a tropical storm but warns that "widespread impacts" are still expected into next week for the US East Coast. The storm was expected to increase in speed and move away from the Bahamas and parallel to the southeast...
  • Oil workers missing off stormy Mexico coast 10-09-2011 02:02 AM

    Mexico: Mexico's state oil company said on Friday it was searching for 10 workers from a Texas-based company who evacuated from a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Tropical Storm Nate. Petroleos Mexicanos said it has two ships searching in the area where the workers, employed by...
  • Massive evacuation ordered in US due to flooding 09-09-2011 02:47 AM

    Wilkes-Barre: Nearly 100,000 people in Pennsylvania and New York were ordered to flee the rising Susquehanna River on Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee produced more flooding in the US. At Binghamton, New York, the wide river broke a flood record and flowed over retaining walls downtown. About...
  • US: tropical storm Lee hits Louisiana coast 04-09-2011 10:40 PM

    New Orleans: Tropical Storm Lee crawled onto southern Louisiana's coast on Sunday as New Orleans prepared for one of the biggest tests of its flood defenses since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city in 2005. The National Hurricane Center said Lee's center was about 125 miles (200 km) west-southwest of New...
  • Tropical Storm Jose brushes past Bermuda 29-08-2011 08:32 AM

    Bermuda: Tropical Storm Jose spun just to the west of Bermuda on Sunday, buffeting the wealthy British territory with gusty winds and intermittent showers before heading out into the open Atlantic. The 10th named storm of the season passed about 80 miles (130 kilometers) northwest of Bermuda with sustained winds...
  • Tropical storm Fengshen hits China, floods kill 3 28-06-2008 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013. In a reply to his friend Kiwi rugby player Dan Carter on the micro-blogging site, Pietersen tweeted: Yep, @DanCarter DONE big guy. Hoping alls sorted...
  • Storm grounds space shuttle Atlantis 29-08-2006 10:41 AM

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