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As It Approaches Texas, Hurricane Nicholas Intensifies Into A Category 1 Hurricane.
Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — As it approached the Texas Gulf Coast, Nicholas strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, bringing heavy rain and flooding to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-ravaged Louisiana. T…

Hurricane Ida's Death Toll In Louisiana Has Risen To 26.
Louisiana

HOUMA, La. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Ida in Louisiana rose to 26 on Wednesday, after health officials reported 11 more deaths in New Orleans, mostly older people who died from heat exhau…

Mindy, A Tropical Cyclone, Makes Landfall In The Florida Panhandle.
Florida

MIAMI (AP) — After Tropical Storm Mindy made landfall Wednesday night, a swath of the Florida Panhandle was under tropical storm warning. According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm made…

After Hurricane Ida, 900,000 People In Louisiana Remain Without Power.
Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana authorities launched an investigation into the deaths of four nursing home residents who were evacuated to a warehouse ahead of Hurricane Ida, as state residents strugg…

As New York City Recovers From Hurricane Ida, The City's Likely Next Mayor Faces Renewed Scrutiny Over Climate Change.
Climate Change

Tropical Storm Ida dumped unprecedented rain on New York City on Wednesday night, crippling the subway and roads and killing more than a dozen people, including a toddler who drowned in a flooded ap…

Over A Million People Are Without Power As A Result Of Hurricane Ida; Restoration Could Take Weeks.
Louisiana

According to the White House, Hurricane Ida has left over a million people without power and caused "catastrophic damage" in Louisiana and Mississippi. The “extremely large and powerful” hurricane…

Henri Diminishes To A Tropical Storm Before Making Landfall In The Northeast
Weather

Henri weakened slightly to a tropical storm early Sunday, but it was still expected to hit a long stretch of northeastern coastline, with millions on New York's Long Island and in southern New Engla…

The Death Toll From The Earthquake In Haiti Has Risen To 1,297, With Thousands More Injured.
Extreme Weather

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti rose to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful tremor leveled thousands of structures and triggered frantic rescue…

Due To The Long-term Drought, Many Andes Mountains Have No Snow Cover.
Climate Change

At a time when snowfall should be at its peak, areas of South America's Andes Mountain range have little to no snow cover. According to Reuters, satellite images show that many mountains in the fam…

'Now Is The Time To Be Wary': NOAA Updates Hurricane Forecast With More Storms
Extreme Weather

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday that the Atlantic hurricane season this year has a better chance of being above average, with more named storms and hurricanes than…

Dangerous Weather Complicates Efforts To Combat Wildfires In The West.
Wildfire

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Erratic winds and parched Oregon forests exacerbated the dangers for firefighters battling the largest wildfire in the United States, one of dozens raging across several Western st…

As Wildfires Rage Across The Western United States, A Massive Blaze In Oregon Is Enlarging.
Wildfire

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The largest wildfire in the United States raged through more dry forest landscape in Oregon on Sunday, one of dozens of major blazes raging across the West as critically dangerous…