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How large can a tsunami be in the Caribbean

Thu, 17 May 2018 06:42:00 +0200terradaily (en)

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami might also be a likely risk for the Caribbean region, seismologists reported at the SSA 2018 Annual Meeting. "Before 2004, we thought an earthquake of about 8.

The Catch-22 delaying the reconstruction of hurricane-hit Barbuda

Thu, 17 May 2018 05:19:00 +0200irinnews (en)

“I'm a bit nervous,” says Juleen Punter, a 29-year-old librarian, fidgeting with her phone. The catamaran ferrying Antiguan volunteers and Hurricane Irma evacuees eases up on approach to Codrington’s wharf, Barbuda’s only functioning dock. Like most former residents, Juleen hasn’t set foot on the....

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flypast cancelled due to windy weather

Thu, 17 May 2018 04:26:00 +0200telegraph (en)

A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters' 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions. The flyover will now be conducted by a 29 Sqn Typhoon aircraft on Wednesday after weather conditions, particularly the wind, were considered too dangerous for the BBMF Lancaster, a Battle of Britain Memorial statement said.

He said he was a high school freshman. He starred for the basketball team. He was actually 25.

Thu, 17 May 2018 03:00:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

To fans of Hillcrest High’s varsity basketball team, its new star player must have seemed like a gift from above. As it was, Rashun Sidney Richardson had traveled an unusual path, to say the least, to become the Panthers’ leading scorer, considering that he transferred there in October as a 17-year-old freshman who was a Hurricane Harvey refugee.

Storms are brewing for the Gulf Coast and hurricane season isn't even here yet

Thu, 17 May 2018 00:15:00 +0200sunherald (en)

The official start of hurricane season is about two weeks away, but storms are already brewing that could threaten the Gulf Coast. There were initial concerns the first storm might develop into a tropical system, but those chances have drastically decreased to the point where the Coast just has to....

Governor needs to know Harrah's proposal is 'a good deal'

Wed, 16 May 2018 23:45:00 +0200nola (en)

Gallery: Harrah's New Orleans Casino seeks approval for a second hotel Gov. said the proposed deal to extend the state gambling license for Harrah's Casino in New Orleans has improved over the last couple of days, but he still won't commit to signing off on the arrangement if the Legislature sends it to his desk.

Tariffs could send shutter costs soaring 3 hours ago

Wed, 16 May 2018 23:45:00 +0200wptv (en)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - There are two weeks until hurricane season, and two weeks until President Donald Trump makes a decision on whether to go forward with more proposed aluminum and steel tariffs. Two phrases that might seem unrelated, but it could go a long way to determining if you can afford to protect your home this storm season.

Police: 25-year-old poses as hurricane victim, enrolls in high school to play basketball

Wed, 16 May 2018 23:33:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

DALLAS, Texas (WSET) -- A 25-year-old has been arrested for living a double life as a teenager for nine months. Dallas Police said Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as a freshman under the name Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School in Dallas, so he could play high school basketball again.

National Weather Service Confirms Macroburst Struck Brookfield Area

Wed, 16 May 2018 23:10:00 +0200courant (en)

“We are estimating a multiple-day restoration day here,” said Frank Poirot, a company spokesman. “With 84,000 people still without power, we’ve got a lot of work ahead of us.” More than a dozen state roads were closed by downed wires through the day on Wednesday, officials said. At a news conference at the Brookfield Police Department at noon, Gov.

Family of man electrocuted during Hurricane Harvey files lawsuit 7 Mins Houston attorneys have filed a lawsuit against CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Antwine Electric and TE Connectivity Corporation on behalf of the

Wed, 16 May 2018 22:46:00 +0200click2houston (en)

HOUSTON Lea Wilson - Houston attorneys have filed a lawsuit against CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Antwine Electric and TE Connectivity Corporation on behalf of the family of a man who was electrocuted during Hurricane Harvey. The law offices of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz said....

Sidney Gilstrap-Portley, 25, enrolled at high school as a 17-year-old

Wed, 16 May 2018 22:16:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Man, 25, posed as 17-year-old student to relive basketball glory at Dallas high school - and even dated 14-year-old student - before coach from his old school busted him Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, attended Dallas area high schools for nine months, pretending to be a 17-year-old, so he....

Police: 25-year-old poses as hurricane victim, enrolls in high school to play basketball updated

Wed, 16 May 2018 22:15:00 +0200cbs6albany (en)

DALLAS, Texas (WSET) -- A 25-year-old has been arrested for living a double life as a teenager for nine months. Dallas Police said Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as a freshman under the name Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School in Dallas, so he could play high school basketball again.

Police: 25-year-old poses as hurricane victim, enrolls in high school to play basketball updated

Wed, 16 May 2018 22:09:00 +0200fox11online (en)

DALLAS, Texas (WSET) -- A 25-year-old has been arrested for living a double life as a teenager for nine months. Dallas Police said Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as a freshman under the name Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School in Dallas, so he could play high school basketball again.

How Large Can a Tsunami Be in the Caribbean?

Wed, 16 May 2018 22:08:00 +0200sciencenewsline (en)

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami might also be a likely risk for the Caribbean region, seismologists reported at the SSA 2018 Annual Meeting. "Before 2004, we thought an earthquake of about 8.

Police: 25-year-old poses as hurricane victim, enrolls in high school to play basketball updated

Wed, 16 May 2018 21:51:00 +0200bakersfieldnow (en)

DALLAS, Texas (WSET) -- A 25-year-old has been arrested for living a double life as a teenager for nine months. Dallas Police said Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as a freshman under the name Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School in Dallas, so he could play high school basketball again.

Top Story Police: 25-year-old poses as hurricane victim, enrolls in high school to play basketball

Wed, 16 May 2018 21:42:00 +0200wlos (en)

DALLAS, Texas (WSET) -- A 25-year-old has been arrested for living a double life as a teenager for nine months. Dallas Police said Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as a freshman under the name Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School in Dallas, so he could play high school basketball again.

Police: 25-year-old poses as hurricane victim, enrolls in high school to play basketball updated

Wed, 16 May 2018 21:28:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

DALLAS, Tx. (WSET) -- A 25-year-old has been arrested for living a double life as a teenager for nine months. Dallas Police said Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley claimed to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee when he enrolled as a freshman under the name Rashun Richardson at Skyline High School in Dallas, so he could play high school basketball again.

Man Poses As 17-Year-Old Student On High School Basketball For 9 Months: Report

Wed, 16 May 2018 20:05:00 +0200ibtimes-mx (en)

A 25-year-old Dallas man was arrested Friday for pretending to be a high school student to compete on the boys’ basketball team, according to reports. Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley told officials at Skyline High School that he was homeless, displaced by Hurricane Harvey before he enrolled for classes.

Man Poses As 17-Year-Old Student On High School Basketball For 9 Months

Wed, 16 May 2018 19:52:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

A 25-year-old Dallas man was arrested Friday for pretending to be a high school student to compete on the boys’ basketball team, according to reports. Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley told officials at Skyline High School that he was homeless, displaced by Hurricane Harvey before he enrolled for classes.

Scott says communication is key this hurricane season new

Wed, 16 May 2018 19:23:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — This hurricane season be prepared! Those are the words of Governor Rick Scott who spoke at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference Wednesday morning at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Since Hurricane Irma, the Governor said the most important issue that needs....

Was It A Tornado? Weather Experts Surveying Damage In A Dozen Connecticut Towns For the Answer

Wed, 16 May 2018 18:28:00 +0200courant (en)

“We are estimating a multiple-day restoration day here,” said Frank Poirot, a company spokesman. “With 84,000 people still without power, we’ve got a lot of work ahead of us.” By early Wednesday, 17 state roads were closed for downed trees and power lines, a state Department of Transportation spokesman said.

Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money

Wed, 16 May 2018 17:44:00 +0200chron (en)

Residents in the Gulf of Mexico are filling hundreds of sandbags in preparation for possibly the worst hurricane in 12 years to hit the mainland United States since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida in 2005. Hurricane Harvey is forecast to make land this weekend packing winds of up to 201 km per hour.

How large can a tsunami be in the Caribbean?

Wed, 16 May 2018 17:37:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

"Before 2004, we thought an earthquake of about 8.0 was about right for the largest we might see in the Caribbean, based on the history of earthquakes there and the length and motion of the faults," said Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

How large can a tsunami be in the Caribbean?

Wed, 16 May 2018 16:49:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami might also be a likely risk for the Caribbean region, seismologists reported at the SSA 2018 Annual Meeting. "Before 2004, we thought an earthquake of about 8.

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 16:42:00 +0200sacbee (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

Texas man, 25, posed as high school student to play basketball, police say

Wed, 16 May 2018 16:17:00 +0200foxnews (en)

A 25-year-old Texas man was arrested last week for posing as a high school student and playing on the boys’ basketball team, police said -- and he may have had an inappropriate relationship with an underage girl. Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley pretended he was a victim of Hurricane Harvey and....

The experience of black immigrants foretells what’s to come for Central Americans

Wed, 16 May 2018 16:16:00 +0200thehill (en)

asylum seekers would be separated from their children and the Justice Department will prosecute all illegal border crossers. For those of us who closely monitor this administration’s treatment of immigrants, his policy shift isn’t at all surprising. Since last month, has railed against a caravan of....

Man, 25, enrolled at a high school as a 17-year-old to relive his basketball glory days

Wed, 16 May 2018 15:49:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Man, 25, posed as 17-year-old student to relive basketball glory at Dallas high school - and even dated a 14-year-old student - before getting busted Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, attended Dallas area high schools for nine months, pretending to be a 17-year-old, so he could play basketball;....

Tangency Capital says has launched $50 million reinsurance hedge fund

Wed, 16 May 2018 14:15:00 +0200business-standard (en)

(Reuters) - Hedge fund firm Tangency Capital has launched with $50 million in assets to bet on the reinsurance market ahead of the start of the next hurricane season, one of its three founding members told on Wednesday. Reuters Last year was the worst on record for insurance losses from natural....

Tangency Capital says has launched $50 million reinsurance hedge fund

Wed, 16 May 2018 13:32:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund firm Tangency Capital has launched with $50 million in assets to bet on the reinsurance market ahead of the start of the next hurricane season, one of its three founding members told Reuters on Wednesday. Last year was the worst on record for insurance losses from....

Tangency Capital says has launched $50 million reinsurance hedge fund

Wed, 16 May 2018 12:57:00 +02004-traders (en)

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund firm Tangency Capital has launched with $50 million (37.1 million pounds) in assets to bet on the reinsurance market ahead of the start of the next hurricane season, one of its three founding members told Reuters on Wednesday.

Faith leaders cite hope as supplies arrive for flood recovery

Wed, 16 May 2018 12:46:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island Micah Small, Joshua Faford, Pastor Silvin Galiza and Pastor Nathan Hanohano move supplies from the 40-foot shipping container filled with disaster relief supplies from the Ironworkers, Tuesday at The Aloha Church. LIHUE – Kauai faith leaders, along with Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy weather

Wed, 16 May 2018 12:29:00 +0200wandsworthguardian (en)

Thousands of spectators are expected to visit the dam to watch the aircraft fly past despite the Lancaster Bomber no longer taking to the skies (Peter Byrne/PA) A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy... A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’...

Wed, 16 May 2018 11:59:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions. The flyover will now be conducted by a 29 Sqn Typhoon aircraft on Wednesday after weather conditions, particularly the wind, were considered too dangerous for the BBMF Lancaster, a Battle of Britain Memorial statement said.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy weather

Wed, 16 May 2018 11:56:00 +0200pressandjournal (en)

A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions. The flyover will now be conducted by a 29 Sqn Typhoon aircraft on Wednesday after weather conditions, particularly the wind, were considered too dangerous for the BBMF Lancaster, a Battle of Britain Memorial statement said.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy weather

Wed, 16 May 2018 11:15:00 +0200dailyecho (en)

Thousands of spectators are expected to visit the dam to watch the aircraft fly past despite the Lancaster Bomber no longer taking to the skies (Peter Byrne/PA) A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy weather

Wed, 16 May 2018 11:14:00 +0200thecourier (en)

A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions. The flyover will now be conducted by a 29 Sqn Typhoon aircraft on Wednesday after weather conditions, particularly the wind, were considered too dangerous for the BBMF Lancaster, a Battle of Britain Memorial statement said.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy weather

Wed, 16 May 2018 11:07:00 +0200chesterfirst (en)

Thousands of spectators are expected to visit the dam to watch the aircraft fly past despite the Lancaster Bomber no longer taking to the skies (Peter Byrne/PA) A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions.

Dambusters anniversary: Lancaster Bomber flight cancelled due to windy... A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has...

Wed, 16 May 2018 10:59:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

A planned Lancaster Bomber flight to mark the Dambusters’ 75th anniversary has been cancelled due to windy conditions. The flyover will now be conducted by a 29 Sqn Typhoon aircraft on Wednesday after weather conditions, particularly the wind, were considered too dangerous for the BBMF Lancaster, a Battle of Britain Memorial statement said.

Dambusters flight near Sheffield cancelled due to wind - RAF Typhoon drafted in as last minute replacement

Wed, 16 May 2018 10:37:00 +0200thestar (en)

A flypast marking the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raids today has been cancelled at the last minute - with an RAF Typhoon drafted in at the last minute. The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster bomber was due to swoop over Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs in the Peak....

Gray Matters

Wed, 16 May 2018 05:00:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

Alexandra Staub, Pennsylvania State University The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate , while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent problem in many areas of the country. Despite this, ... Currently, there are three important issues on which....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 04:42:00 +0200bradenton (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

San Diegan among Red Cross volunteers helping Hawaiian volcano evacuees

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:51:00 +0200fox5sandiego (en)

SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego woman is among the Red Cross volunteers helping Hawaiians who have been forced from their home by the Kilauea volcano. Amy Laurel Hegey has been a Red Cross volunteer for years, helping with disasters including Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Harvey, the Sonoma fires and, most recently, the Lilac Fire.

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:42:00 +0200kansascity (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:35:00 +0200macon (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:31:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:21:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:20:00 +0200idahostatesman (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:16:00 +0200sanluisobispo (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:12:00 +0200theolympian (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:05:00 +0200heraldonline (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:03:00 +0200fresnobee (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as a Hurricane Harvey victim and enrolled in high school, Texas officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 03:01:00 +0200star-telegram (en)

Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas when it swept through the state last year, but a 25-year-old man used the natural disaster as an opportunity to enroll in high school again, according to authorities. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa says Sidney Bouvier....

25-year-old posed as Dallas ISD student to relive basketball glory at area high school, officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 02:58:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

A 25-year-old man is facing charges after he reportedly posed as a Hurricane Harvey refugee and enrolled at Dallas ISD schools. Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley was arrested Friday and booked into the Dallas County Jail, according to court records. He faces a charge of tampering with government records.

25-year-old enrolled, played basketball at DISD HS

Wed, 16 May 2018 02:26:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

A 25-year-old man posed as a teenager and enrolled in a Dallas ISD high school and played basketball this school year. He also allegedly had his eye on some of the girls at the campus, as at least one 14-year-old girl at Hillcrest High School told her parents that he kissed and touched her. No. 14 for Hillcrest was a man among boys literally.

Puerto Rico is not ready for hurricane season, groups warn

Wed, 16 May 2018 02:21:00 +0200nbcnews (en)

Hurricane season starts in exactly two weeks, prompting worries that the island — still in recovery mode from Hurricane Maria — is not ready to face another storm season. On Tuesday, several members of the Power 4 Puerto Rico coalition, comprised of several nonprofits and advocacy groups issued a....

Emergency manager worried about lingering storm damage

Wed, 16 May 2018 02:04:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- You may have noticed many of those blue tarps still covering roofs across Central Florida months after Hurricane Irma caused damage. Seminole Co. Emergency Manager worried about lingering storm damage; Many roofs still have blue tarps covering them; Problem could worsen if another major storm hits.

Evening scattered storms slowly dissipating; wet and active pattern continues

Wed, 16 May 2018 01:51:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. 7:00 p.m. The strongest storms that affected the afternoon commute have pushed offshore. Lighter and scattered showers are affecting Polk and Lake County. There is another batch of storms that could follow these scatted showers coming from the south-southwest.

Continue reading 25-year-old posed as Dallas ISD student to relive basketball glory at Hillcrest High, officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 01:13:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

A 25-year-old man is facing charges after he reportedly posed as a Hurricane Harvey refugee and enrolled at Dallas ISD schools. Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley was arrested Friday and booked into the Dallas County Jail, according to court records. He faces a charge of tampering with government records.

Gov't to provide funds to registered farmers affected by recent rains

Wed, 16 May 2018 00:52:00 +0200jamaica-gleaner (en)

Registered farmers affected by the recent heavy rains which caused flooding in sections of the country are to receive assistance from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). The estimated value of the losses arising from the heavy showers is $76.7 million.

5:55 PM Severe afternoon storms likely; wet commute from work, lightning, strong gusts

Wed, 16 May 2018 00:50:00 +0200wftv (en)

Severe afternoon storms likely; wet commute from work, lightning, strong gusts. By: Elyna Niles-Carnes , Irene Sans , Monique Valdes Updated: May 15, 2018 - 5:55 PM. ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Storms become more copious just in time for the afternoon commute. 5:00 p.m.

25-year-old man arrested after posing as Dallas ISD high schooler, officials say

Wed, 16 May 2018 00:43:00 +0200dallasnews (en)

Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley was arrested early Saturday and booked into the Dallas County Jail. He faces charges of tampering with government records. He has since posted bond and been released from jail. Gilstrap-Portley had enrolled under the name Rashun Richardson in August at Skyline High....

93-year-old man is victim of distraction theft in Orange County, deputies say

Tue, 15 May 2018 23:50:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A 93-year-old World War II veteran said men who claimed to be doing hurricane cleanup with the county tricked him and stole items from his home. Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies said the case is one of several distraction burglaries reported in the last week.

A look at the Walter Payton patch J.J. Watt gets to wear on...

Tue, 15 May 2018 22:27:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

Part of the benefit of being named the Walter Payton Man of the Year is a patch that gets added to your jersey the rest of your career. That means the Texans' J.J. Watt will have a sweet new gold addition to his Texans jersey this season. The award goes to a player for his excellence on and off the field.

3:40 PM Severe afternoon storms likely; wet commute from work, lightning, strong gusts

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:50:00 +0200wftv (en)

Severe afternoon storms likely; wet commute from work, lightning, strong gusts. By: Elyna Niles-Carnes , Irene Sans , Monique Valdes Updated: May 15, 2018 - 3:40 PM. ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Storms become more copious just in time for the afternoon commute. 3:30 p.m. Storms continue to pick up strength as they move over Central Florida.

Still recovering, Puerto Rico faces down hurricane season

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:48:00 +0200nbcnews (en)

Hurricane season starts in exactly two weeks, prompting worries that the island — still in recovery mode from Hurricane Maria — is not ready to face another storm season. On Tuesday, several members of the Power 4 Puerto Rico coalition, comprised of several non-profits and advocacy groups issued a....

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:25:00 +020013newsnow (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Top deadly weather hazards might not be what you'd expect (Hint: It's not tornadoes)

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:23:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

Dark clouds, heavy rain and punishing winds are not only hazardous, but in some cases deadly. Here's a look at the most deadly weather hazards in 2017, according the latest information available from the National Weather Service. RELATED: Your local weather forecast Flood was the number one weather related killer.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:20:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:08:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:05:00 +0200khou (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:00:00 +0200wcnc (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Nursing home records dispute ratchets up

Tue, 15 May 2018 19:08:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (News Service of Florida) — In the latest twist in months of legal battling after Hurricane Irma, an embattled Broward County nursing home has accused the Florida Department of Health of not properly complying with a judge’s order to turn over public records.

In 2017, floods ranked number one for weather related deaths.

Tue, 15 May 2018 18:17:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

Dark clouds, heavy rain and punishing winds are not only hazardous, but in some cases deadly. Here's a look at the most deadly weather hazards in 2017, according the latest information available from the National Weather Service. RELATED: Your local weather forecast Flood was the number one weather related killer.

11:47 Hurricanes in the Caribbean Cause Millions in Losses to Tourism

Tue, 15 May 2018 18:11:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Kingston, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Tourism in the Caribbean attracted almost one million visitors despite the negative impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, which caused an estimated 700 million dollars in losses, the press reported today. 'Last year's hurricane season resulted in an estimated....

11:42 AM Keep the umbrella handy; Widespread rain begins Tuesday afternoon

Tue, 15 May 2018 17:49:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - You’ll want to keep the umbrella handy Tuesday as storms move into Central Florida. 11:25 a.m. Showers and more storms are popping up along the coast. Waterspouts are possible. One was reported around 11:40 a.m. in Brevard County.

Nursing home accuses state of not releasing public records

Tue, 15 May 2018 16:21:00 +0200sun-sentinel (en)

In the latest twist in months of legal battling after Hurricane Irma, an embattled Broward County nursing home has accused the Florida Department of Health of not properly complying with a judge’s order to turn over public records. Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis is scheduled Monday to hold a....

À un mois de l'ouverture de la période cyclonique, l'île de Saint-Barthélemy tente de "reconstruire mieux et plus solide"

Tue, 15 May 2018 16:10:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Huit mois après le passage dévastateur de l’ouragan Irma sur les Antilles , l'île de Saint-Barthélemy commence à peine à retrouver un aspect normal. L'île de Saint-Barthélemy en mai 2018. (JEROME VAL / RADIO FRANCE) Des reconstructions et des réaménagements sont en cours, alors que la prochaine période cyclonique ouvre dans un mois.

Volcanoes. Geysers. Earthquakes. Mother Earth Is Doing Crazy Stuff In U.S.

Tue, 15 May 2018 15:58:00 +0200baltimore-cbslocal (en)

(CNN) — Like they say, when it rains, it pours … and erupts and flows and shakes and swelters and blows and generally wreaks havoc around the country. It’s not like we’re looking at the end of times, but you have to admit there’s a lot of wild and scary Mother Nature stuff happening across the US right now.

Humble-Kingwood, TX

Tue, 15 May 2018 15:56:00 +0200patch (en)

The Barbara Bush Branch Library in Spring is expected to reopen Monday after being severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey. PHOTOS: Barbara Bush Library in Houston Roughly 44,000 books on the first floor of the library were destroyed by two feet of water during the hurricane.

Global warming fueled Hurricane Harvey’s record-breaking precipitation

Tue, 15 May 2018 15:29:00 +0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

In the weeks before Hurricane Harvey tore across the Gulf of Mexico and plowed into the Texas coast in August 2017, the Gulf’s waters were warmer than any time on record, according to a new analysis. These hotter-than-normal conditions supercharged the storm, fueling it with vast stores of moisture.

Restoration ResQ Prepared to Respond to Spring, Summer Storm Damage

Tue, 15 May 2018 15:08:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

. From large loss commercial restoration to small-scale residential projects, Restoration ResQ is prepared to assess and restore fire and water damaged property to pre-loss condition this spring and summer storm season. HOUSTON May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Storm season is upon us.

Insurance and climate change

Tue, 15 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200trust (en)

Updated: Tue, 15 May 2018 Providers have not invested enough in determining "what farmers want", one expert said. By Alex Whiting | Thu, 3 May 2018; As climate change brings worsening threats, insurance may be a way to insure against ocean losses By Emma Farge | Mon, 14 May 2018; The insurance....

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

Tue, 15 May 2018 12:45:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 11 hours ago in Travel The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss)....

Meet the couple bringing Earthships to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Tue, 15 May 2018 11:22:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

"We were hit by this massive Category 5 storm and witnessed devastation for the first time in my life," Atunez told Al Jazeera. Melendez and Atunez, along with their two children, Poe and Taboga, live in Aguadilla, a town on the west coast of the island.

Corporate report: Marine Accident Investigation Branch: current investigations

Tue, 15 May 2018 09:57:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

15 May 2018 + show all updates After reviewing the evidence, MAIB has started an investigation into the failure of a throw bag rescue line during a capsize rescue drill on a canoe on 24 March 2018. 9 May 2018 Following a review of evidence, the decision has been made to investigate the engine....

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

Tue, 15 May 2018 05:33:00 +0200terradaily (en)

The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in 2017 of 826,100 visitors to....

Hurricanes Disaster cost Caribbean tourism more than $700m - Report

Tue, 15 May 2018 05:30:00 +0200pulse (en)

The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in 2017 of 826,100 visitors to....

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Tue, 15 May 2018 05:12:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

What to Do to Prepare for the Storm in the Gulf

Tue, 15 May 2018 04:47:00 +0200newsweek (en)

A weather system above the Gulf of Mexico has been bringing rain to Florida since the weekend, and it poses more of a threat than puddles. “The system over the Gulf of Mexico may acquire some tropical or subtropical characteristics as it drifts northward over the eastern Gulf of Mexico during the next several days.

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:55:00 +020012news (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:53:00 +020012newsnow (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:53:00 +0200kgw (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:49:00 +0200krem (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:48:00 +0200diariodelweb (en)

The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in 2017 of 826,100 visitors to....

Chronicle coverage takes top honors in national APME awards

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:48:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

The Chronicle's Harvey coverage, "Houston's Reckoning," was named the grand prize winner for news reporting. The Chronicle staff many of whom suffered their own losses during the storm worked for days on end to cover the heavy flooding and devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on the Houston region and the Texas coast.

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than US$700m — report

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:40:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in....

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:34:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 1 hour ago in Travel The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in....

Chronicle coverage takes top honors in national APME awards

Tue, 15 May 2018 03:27:00 +0200chron (en)

The Houston Chronicle's coverage of Hurricane Harvey and its four-part series on patients with severe brain injuries have taken top honors from the Associated Press Media Editors national journalism awards. The Chronicle's Harvey coverage, "Houston's Reckoning," was named the grand prize winner for news reporting.

Hurricanes cost Caribbean tourism more than $700 mn: report

Tue, 15 May 2018 02:33:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 52 mins ago in World The tourism industry in the Caribbean region attracted almost one million fewer visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit last year, costing it over $700 million, according to an industry study released Monday. "The hurricane season resulted in an estimated (loss) in....

Puerto Rico nervously prepares for hurricane season

Tue, 15 May 2018 02:18:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

The local utility, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, is “not ready for a new hurricane season,” Representative Jenniffer González-Colón, the commonwealth’s nonvoting member of Congress, told a local radio station. Officials insist they are better positioned to respond to a hurricane if....

How to maintain AC units during hurricane season

Tue, 15 May 2018 01:27:00 +0200khou (en)

We all know how critical our air conditioning units are in Houston. Experts say on average, people run their units about 2,200 hours a year in Houston. During Hurricane Harvey, many units were destroyed. Residents are now just replacing them. The units can cost anywhere from $4,000 to $10,000.

Greg: Tuesday is transition day, muggy wet weather coming

Tue, 15 May 2018 00:45:00 +0200wral (en)

. By Greg Fishel and Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologists. Whether the weather system forming off the coast of Florida becomes a tropical storm is an open question, but the outcome is clear. "We're going to see some rain no matter what this thing does," said WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.

Volcanoes. Geysers. Earthquakes. Mother Earth sure seems angry right now

Mon, 14 May 2018 23:46:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

(CNN) -- Like they say, when it rains, it pours ... and erupts and flows and shakes and swelters and blows and generally wreaks havoc around the country. It's not like we're looking at the end of times, but you have to admit there's a lot of wild and scary Mother Nature stuff happening across the US right now.

Volcanoes. Geysers. Earthquakes. Mother Earth sure seems angry right now

Mon, 14 May 2018 23:40:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

(CNN) -- Like they say, when it rains, it pours ... and erupts and flows and shakes and swelters and blows and generally wreaks havoc around the country. It's not like we're looking at the end of times, but you have to admit there's a lot of wild and scary Mother Nature stuff happening across the US right now.

Saint Lucia: Ministry of Health readies for adverse weather

Mon, 14 May 2018 23:18:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

RESEARCHERS PREDICT SLIGHTLY ABOVE AVERAGE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON. The Ministry of Health recently convened a meeting to formulate plans for the 2018 hurricane season, commencing June 1 to Nov. 30, in a deliberate attempt to identify potential gaps in the services provided during and after hurricanes.

Wendel: Watch for damaging winds, flooding & tornadoes during hurricane season

Mon, 14 May 2018 23:14:00 +0200wcnc (en)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- This week is Hurricane Preparedness Week in North and South Carolina and it's a good time to refresh our knowledge of these powerful storms. Last season was one to remember with 17 named storms, 10 of which reached hurricane status and six grew into major storms of Category 3 or higher.

National Hurricane Center keeps an eye on a Gulf system

Mon, 14 May 2018 23:07:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Soggy days are ahead for a state known for its sunshine, and it could be the first time this year National Hurricane Center forecasters deal with something brewing in the tropics. The bottom line: don't worry! Forecasters, along with the 10News meteorologists, are keeping a....

Review: Ex-NGO aide probes Bangladesh history in 'The Storm'

Mon, 14 May 2018 22:11:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

“The Storm: a Novel” (Atria Books), by Arif Anwar. Arif Anwar’s debut novel, “The Storm,” arrives just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season with a subtle, circular tale about the individual effects of poor disaster planning and even poorer governmental response.

MIL-OSI USA: Do-It-Yourself Tips to Prepare Homes for Hurricanes

Mon, 14 May 2018 22:03:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: US Federal Emergency Management Agency. Headline: Do-It-Yourself Tips to Prepare Homes for Hurricanes. Hurricane Season Begins June 1. ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida has had about twice as many hurricane landfalls in recorded history as any state, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

20-Year-Old Dress Saves This Teen's Prom After Hurricane Harvey

Mon, 14 May 2018 21:52:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

Tracy Maness never thought her prom dress would get a second use, but it seems she was happy to be proven wrong. And her story goes to show that sometimes, your old prom dress can come in handy. that she left her red prom dress at her father’s house after her prom 20 years ago.

Possible tropical system to bring LOTS of rain to the Carolinas this week & weekend

Mon, 14 May 2018 21:31:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

We’re in for quite a weather pattern change over the next week as we transition from hot and sunny to tropical and rainy by mid-week. This is all because of a low pressure system over the Gulf of Mexico that will slowly move north and as it does, will pump in more and more rain.

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:38:00 +020013newsnow (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:19:00 +0200khou (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:18:00 +0200kgw (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:14:00 +0200krem (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:08:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Mon, 14 May 2018 20:06:00 +0200wtsp (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

Global warming worsened Hurricane Harvey's record rain

Mon, 14 May 2018 19:58:00 +0200wusa9 (en)

Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over five feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas, triggering massive flooding that killed 89 people, caused $126.

East Coast could see heavy rain and flooding this week

Mon, 14 May 2018 19:43:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

An area of low pressure, packed with tropical moisture, has formed in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. It is poised to produce a great deal of heavy rainfall in Florida and up the entire East Coast during the course of this week as it crawls northward. Areas of flooding are reasonably likely, although it is too soon to pinpoint exactly where.

The rebel: A poem

Mon, 14 May 2018 19:04:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

(Translated by Fakrul Alam) Proclaim O hero. Proclaim My head will be held high! My head will tower o’er the snow-capped Himalayas. Proclaim O hero. Proclaim piercing the infinite spaces of the sky. Going beyond the sun, moon, planets, and stars. Plunging through earth and the heavens. Bursting through God’s very seat.

Review: Ex-NGO aide probes Bangladesh history in 'The Storm'

Mon, 14 May 2018 18:41:00 +0200nzherald (en)

"The Storm: a Novel" (Atria Books), by Arif Anwar. Arif Anwar's debut novel, "The Storm," arrives just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season with a subtle, circular tale about the individual effects of poor disaster planning and even poorer governmental response.

Review: Ex-NGO aide probes Bangladesh history in 'The Storm'

Mon, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

"The Storm: a Novel" (Atria Books), by Arif Anwar. Arif Anwar's debut novel, "The Storm," arrives just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season with a subtle, circular tale about the individual effects of poor disaster planning and even poorer governmental response.

Review: Ex-NGO aide probes Bangladesh history in 'The Storm'

Mon, 14 May 2018 18:26:00 +0200startribune (en)

Arif Anwar's debut novel, "The Storm," arrives just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season with a subtle, circular tale about the individual effects of poor disaster planning and even poorer governmental response. The novel's inspiration was the 1970 Bhola cyclone, which struck what is now....

Breaking News National Hurricane Center keeps an eye on a Gulf system Learn More

Mon, 14 May 2018 18:18:00 +0200wtsp (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Soggy days are ahead for a state known for its sunshine, and it could be the first time this year National Hurricane Center forecasters deal with something brewing in the tropics. The bottom line: don't worry! Forecasters, along with the 10News meteorologists, are keeping a....

Gulf of Mexico storm could become hurricane

Mon, 14 May 2018 16:56:00 +0200upi (en)

May 14 (UPI) -- A low-pressure area in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a subtropical depression or storm in the next five days, the National Weather Service said Monday. Whatever its outcome, heavy rain is expected in Florida and the Gulf Coast this week.

Harvey waivers could save local schools in danger

Mon, 14 May 2018 16:41:00 +0200beaumontenterprise (en)

Beaumont ISD and other school districts affected by Harvey could be spared from state-mandated sanctions at long-struggling schools if they receive a waiver from academic accountability ratings for the year, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath said last week.

Rohingya crisis Why is the monsoon season so dangerous for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh? Since August 2017, nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh, putting a huge strain on the country’s already limited resources. In addition, the Bay of Bengal region of South Asia is prone to devastating natural disasters, including monsoons. Read the article

Mon, 14 May 2018 14:49:00 +0200rescue-uk (en)

Since August 2017, nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh, putting a huge strain on the country’s already limited resources. In addition, the Bay of Bengal region of South Asia is prone to devastating natural disasters, including monsoons.

NHC watching Gulf system for development

Mon, 14 May 2018 14:42:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

We may be just under 3 weeks away from the start of hurricane season, but the National Hurricane Center is closely monitoring a Gulf disturbance for potential development. The storm system is the same one bringing widespread shower activity to Southwest Florida on Mother's Day.

National Hurricane Center keeps an eye on a Gulf system. Don't worry about it!

Mon, 14 May 2018 14:23:00 +0200wtsp (en)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Soggy days are ahead for a state known for its sunshine, and it could be the first time this year National Hurricane Center forecasters deal with something brewing in the tropics. The bottom line: don't worry! Forecasters, along with the 10News Meteorologists, are keeping a....

Book review: Into the Raging Sea

Mon, 14 May 2018 13:16:00 +0200seatrade-global (en)

At a cocktail party full of designers of coastal abodes and art types, I met a decorator from Jacksonville, Florida, when I explained that I was in the maritime business, she immediately asked me, “What do you think about that ship - the one that sank in a hurricane? It had sailed from Jacksonville, you know.

Sally Foster-Fulton: Christian Aid brings calm after the storm

Mon, 14 May 2018 11:56:00 +0200TheScotsman (en)

Vilia Odino, 45, outside her hurricane-resistant home in Torbeck, Haiti. Seen here with her son(s). Vilia?s home, built by Christian Aid, became shelter to 54 people during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. When the hurricane hit, her neighbours quickly realised that her house was the only one in the area sturdy enough to survive.

Hey, President Trump, Houston needs a favor [Editorial]

Mon, 14 May 2018 11:34:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

Say, Mr. President, could we ask you for a favor? Not a big favor, just one phone call. Get your buddy Mick Mulvaney on the line and tell him to cut some red tape for us. Here’s the deal, Mr. President. We’re working as hard as we can after the hurricane, but a bunch of boneheads in Washington have thrown a monkey wrench into the machine.

USVI SAILING ROUNDUP: Barnes, teammate working towards Tokyo Olympics

Mon, 14 May 2018 09:11:00 +0200virginislandsdailynews (en)

Barnes, a Coast Guard Academy graduate stationed in Miami, and Dallman-Weiss won the regatta’s Portsmouth Division open class title, completing the opening day’s 70-mile trip in nearly 6½ hours. The next day, the duo completed the trip even faster — four hours, aided by 12-15 knot winds.

Majority of Minister candidates information to Governor today

Mon, 14 May 2018 06:27:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

PHILIPSBURG--The process to appoint Ministers for the incoming United Democrats/St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) coalition is slowly moving along, with the “majority of information” requested by Governor Eugene Holiday about Minister candidates to be submitted today, Monday, by formateur Member of....

Disaster artists

Mon, 14 May 2018 05:57:00 +0200repeatingislands (en)

They are the eyes on the storm. A new exhibit opening in Red Hook this weekend showcases the work of artists from Dominica and other Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Maria. “Dominica After Maria,” opening May 12 as part of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition’s 40th season, will not....

'We are way over due for a major hurricane': What to do in case of a hurricane

Mon, 14 May 2018 05:48:00 +0200myrtlebeachonline (en)

The last major hurricane that made landfall on South Carolina's northeast coast was in 1989, and weather officials say "we are way over due" for another one. Although the Climate Prediction Center's seasonal hurricane outlook has not been released yet, Meteorologist Steve Pfaff with the National....

Continue reading "Review: Into the Raging Sea"

Mon, 14 May 2018 05:38:00 +0200seatrade-global (en)

At a cocktail party full of designers of coastal abodes and art types, I met a decorator from Jacksonville, Florida, when I explained that I was in the maritime business, she immediately asked me, “What do you think about that ship - the one that sank in a hurricane? It had sailed from Jacksonville, you know.

Adios La Nina, why a more normal summer could be in store

Mon, 14 May 2018 04:22:00 +0200cbs46 (en)

Area-averaged upper-ocean heat content anomaly (°C) in the equatorial Pacific (5°N-5°S, 180º-100ºW). The heat content anomaly is computed as the departure from the 1981-2010 base period pentad (5-day) means. Climate.gov figure from CPC data. (NOAA) Forecasters expect a slightly above-average season, with 14 named storms.

Minnesota doctors call attention to Puerto Rican children's hidden scars

Mon, 14 May 2018 03:58:00 +0200startribune (en)

“I think there is a lot of underlying stress in the whole situation on the island,” said Dr. Miguel Fiol, an associate professor of neurology who is leading the group. With so many residents leaving for the mainland, Fiol pointed out, students have seen their friends uprooted and many schools are closing.

Adios La Nina, why a more normal summer could be in store

Mon, 14 May 2018 03:44:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

Area-averaged upper-ocean heat content anomaly (°C) in the equatorial Pacific (5°N-5°S, 180º-100ºW). The heat content anomaly is computed as the departure from the 1981-2010 base period pentad (5-day) means. Climate.gov figure from CPC data. (NOAA) Forecasters expect a slightly above-average season, with 14 named storms.

Tropical feel moves into Triangle as rain takes over

Mon, 14 May 2018 00:38:00 +0200wral (en)

After a hot, sunny weekend, the Triangle can expect more warm days and scattered thunderstorms for much of the work week. The high temperature of 93 degrees at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday tied a record while Fayetteville saw a record-breaking high temperature of 96 degrees.

Possible tropical system to bring LOTS of rain to the Carolinas this week

Sun, 13 May 2018 23:58:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

We’re in for quite a weather pattern change over the next week as we transition from hot and sunny to tropical and rainy by mid-week. This is all because of a low pressure system over the Gulf of Mexico that will slowly move north and as it does, will pump in more and more rain.

Home Depot lends hand with hurricane help

Sun, 13 May 2018 18:03:00 +0200cnn (en)

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With Hurricane Season a little over two weeks away, first responders and local businesses are working make sure the community is prepared. Hurricane preparedness events have taken place to make sure residents have the supplies and information needed to whether any possible storm.

Local builders partner on BuildAid to restore flooded homes

Sun, 13 May 2018 07:19:00 +0200chron (en)

BuildAid, a HomeAid and Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) rebuild initiative for pre-qualified homeowners whose homes flooded because of Hurricane Harvey, has received support from local builders and GHBA members who are fulfilling BuildAid's mission to repair damage at little or no cost to the homeowner.

My Mother, my hero: What a mother means to her children

Sun, 13 May 2018 05:38:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

A mother is the one constant in the life of most children. The moment my mother died compelled me to reflect on this reality. Until the age of 10, I lived with my mother in Mexico while my father lived in the USA. Once I reached adulthood, the circumstances of life determined that she would live....

Exponential gains

Sun, 13 May 2018 05:31:00 +0200news-uci (en)

With the turn of the millennium, something happened to the future. It became less extreme, less a screen for the projection of utopian or dystopian visions, and more, well, real. It arrived. As of late November this new, bona fide future has a building on the UCI campus in which to unfold.

NEW: 3 things to do in Lake Worth

Sun, 13 May 2018 04:23:00 +0200palmbeachpost (en)

1. Food Truck Invasion: Get some yummy food on Monday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Cultural Plaza, 414 Lake Avenue. 2. Dive Against Debris: It’s the 4th annual event presented by the city and Wet Pleasures Dive Outfitters on June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake Worth Pier. Certified divers are asked to join for the underwater pier cleanup.

Omni Houston Hotel scheduled to reopen in November 1 HR The Omni Houston Hotel is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 1, according to the Galleria-area hotel's website.

Sat, 12 May 2018 22:58:00 +0200click2houston (en)

HOUSTON Amanda Cochran - The Omni Houston Hotel is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 1, according to the Galleria-area hotel’s website. The 378-room hotel, located on 4 Riverway, is currently closed. The hotel is undergoing renovations following severe flooding due to Hurricane Harvey. One person died in the hotel during the hurricane evacuations.

Broward restricts planting trees near power lines

Sat, 12 May 2018 22:31:00 +0200sun-sentinel (en)

Broward County is restricting how close to power lines homeowners can plant trees to protect against power outages during future hurricanes. The new rules apply only in Broward’s unincorporated areas, but officials hope the county ordinance will be used as a model by cities to help keep the lights on for residents when major storms strike.

Omni Houston Hotel scheduled to reopen in November 10 Mins The Omni Houston Hotel is scheduled to reopen on November 1, according to the Galleria-area hotel's website.

Sat, 12 May 2018 21:53:00 +0200click2houston (en)

HOUSTON Amanda Cochran - The Omni Houston Hotel is scheduled to reopen on November 1, according to the Galleria-area hotel’s website. The 378-room hotel, located on 4 Riverway, is currently closed. The hotel is undergoing renovations following severe flooding due to Hurricane Harvey. One person died in the hotel during the hurricane evacuations.

How to build your hurricane disaster kit

Sat, 12 May 2018 16:47:00 +0200live5news (en)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Don't wait until a hurricane is close to the Lowcountry to begin preparing your weather disaster kit. When a storm's approach is imminent, you may not be able to find items you and your family will need. That's why safety experts and emergency management officials say it's critical to plan ahead.

One month out from 2018 hurricane season — are we prepared?

Sat, 12 May 2018 13:09:00 +0200thehill (en)

The catastrophic 2017 hurricane season left a decade’s worth of recovery efforts in its wake. And while many groups remain focused on recovery, emergency response officials are well aware that the clock is ticking with additional threats that require our attention.

Volunteer’s return to once-flooded Texas shows goodness overflows

Sat, 12 May 2018 09:56:00 +0200therepublic (en)

I’ve just gotten back from southeast Texas. This was my first return trip since spending several weeks sleeping on a Sunday school classroom floor of a gutted church in the city of Orange near Houston last fall, after a devastating summer flood. This was among the hardest hit areas from Hurricane Harvey.

UCI, NASA researchers find link between Amazon fire risk, devastating hurricanes

Sat, 12 May 2018 09:35:00 +0200news-uci (en)

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 18, 2015 – Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines. The climate scientists’ findings appear in the....

St. John dance group gears up for stateside performance

Sat, 12 May 2018 09:14:00 +0200virginislandsdailynews (en)

The idea for the upcoming trip came about in the wake of Hurricane Irma, when Lakes Region Dance tumbling teacher Sue Nicholas was matched with one of the Dynamic Dancers in a program that aimed to connect statesiders with children on St. John. “The group St.

Record-breaking ocean heat fueled Hurricane Harvey

Sat, 12 May 2018 08:30:00 +0200phys (en)

An image of Hurricane Harvey taken by the GOES-16 satellite as the storm collided with the Texas coast. Credit: NASA. In the weeks before Hurricane Harvey tore across the Gulf of Mexico and plowed into the Texas coast in August 2017, the Gulf's waters were warmer than any time on record, according....

Stories of St. Mar...

Sat, 12 May 2018 06:20:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

By Mark Yokoyama. Built Here. On St. Martin, Hurricane Irma tore off roofs and damaged many houses. But pretty soon, the air was filled with the sounds of hammers and saws as the rebuilding process began. Still, many homes remain damaged and open to the elements. Without repairs, the rain and tropical sun will bring them beyond the point of fixing.

Andrew White blasts Abbott's response to Harvey: 'It's disgusting and I'll never forgive him'

Sat, 12 May 2018 06:06:00 +0200chron (en)

Gubernatorial candidate Andrew White did not mince words over Greg Abbott at Friday's Democrat debate with Lupe Valdez. During his closing argument, White blasted Abbott and his response to Hurricane Harvey. "Our community should never be in that position again," White said describing the days during and after the storm.

Harvey waivers could stave off HISD accountability sanctions

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:45:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

However, the district still would face punishment either campus closures or a state takeover of the district’s locally elected school board if Morath opts against accountability waivers for the schools and a single one fails to meet state academic standards.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:43:00 +0200deutschewelle-el (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:38:00 +0200deutschewelle-sw (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:37:00 +0200deutschewelle-fr (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:35:00 +0200deutschewelle-id (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:35:00 +0200deutschewelle-ro (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:33:00 +0200deutschewelle-sq (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:31:00 +0200deutschewelle-mk (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:30:00 +0200deutschewelle-hr (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:29:00 +0200deutschewelle-uk (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:28:00 +0200deutschewelle-sr (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:27:00 +0200deutschewelle-hi (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:26:00 +0200deutschewelle-ha (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:24:00 +0200deutschewelle-bg (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:24:00 +0200deutschewelle-tr (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Hawaii: More volcanic explosions expected Big Island

Sat, 12 May 2018 05:24:00 +0200deutschewelle-ur (en)

Scientists on the Big Island of Hawaii on Friday underscored their recent statements that the oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people on the Big Island of Hawaii to evacuate may not be as big a threat as the destructive lava flows that could soon hit the island.

Opinion & Ideas

Sat, 12 May 2018 04:55:00 +0200bostonglobe (en)

Washington’s response to Hurricane Maria vividly shows how unsuccessful 120 years of American rule over Puerto Rico have been. Seniors may be apprehensive about what comes next. But life after graduation offers cause for optimism. Most Massachusetts communities have already acted because there is....

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 04:27:00 +0200newswest9 (en)

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press. HOUSTON (AP) - Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Do you feel forgotten in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey?

Sat, 12 May 2018 04:16:00 +0200khou (en)

Do you feel forgotten in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey? KHOU 11 News is Standing for Houston for those who feel forgotten as we approach the one year anniversary of this devastating storm.

Fort Lauderdale Hospital Loses Power, Evacuates 7

Sat, 12 May 2018 02:37:00 +0200patch (en)

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Seeking to avoid a repeat of the Florida nursing home tragedy in the days following Hurricane Irma, a Fort Lauderdale hospital Friday voluntarily evacuated seven intensive care patients when the facility lost power. The Kindred Hospital patients were moved to nearby Broward General Hospital.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 02:08:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

The hurricane season officially starts next month. And with the effects of Harvey still lingering in many communities — nearly nine months after the storm devastated parts of the coast and Houston area — about 20 centers from around the state met in Houston this week to hear about how the new tools....

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:58:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

The hurricane season officially starts next month. And with the effects of Harvey still lingering in many communities — nearly nine months after the storm devastated parts of the coast and Houston area — about 20 centers from around the state met in Houston this week to hear about how the new tools....

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:49:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press. HOUSTON (AP) - Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:47:00 +0200kswo (en)

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press. HOUSTON (AP) - Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:38:00 +0200wacotrib (en)

HOUSTON (AP) — Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:24:00 +0200foxnews (en)

HOUSTON – Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Boulder researchers link Hurricane Harvey's intensity, climate change

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:22:00 +0200dailycamera (en)

on Colorado's Front Range. drew a connection between global warming and the intensity of the devastating rains associated with the floods of 2013 "It is important to point out that hurricanes are natural, but now they are being supercharged by climate change," Trenberth, who is traveling this week, said in an email.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:19:00 +0200kxxv (en)

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press. HOUSTON (AP) - Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:18:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

HOUSTON Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

Centers look to new Facebook tools for help during disasters

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:11:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

HOUSTON (AP) — Community health centers that helped thousands of people in Texas during and after Hurricane Harvey have new Facebook tools that could help them offer aid during the upcoming hurricane season. About 20 centers met in Houston this week to learn about the tools.

We’re making hurricanes worse. We’re also not preparing for them.

Sat, 12 May 2018 01:04:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

AS COASTAL cities brace for the coming hurricane season, the destruction of the last one is still having a big impact, particularly on the hobbled island of Puerto Rico. And scientists are already able to draw some big warnings from last year’s carnage.

Water bill could speed Louisiana levee, water projects

Sat, 12 May 2018 00:35:00 +0200nola (en)

this week. Congress The America's Water Infrastructure Act, the name given to this congressional session's version of the Water Resources Development Act , includes measures that authorize projects or studies, or directs the Army Corps of Engineers to speed work on projects that have already been authorized.

Neighbors says Mi Casita still operating, quieter than before for now

Sat, 12 May 2018 00:17:00 +0200live5news (en)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - believe that, since the county it’s quieted down at night. slapped a stop work order on the business, However, they fear the reduction in the noise level is temporary. “In this area, my car has been shot, my dog has been shot, I’ve had people come up to my fence that have walked....

Hurricane Hunters give inside look at tracking

Fri, 11 May 2018 23:51:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

LAKELAND, Fla. At first glance, the C-130 Hurricane Hunter plane is intimidating, bulky and looks like it’s been to war and back. ABC Action News boarded one of just 12 planes worldwide that has flown through hundreds of Hurricanes. And you’d be surprised to hear the crew explain their experiences. Colonel Brian A.

Public Service Recognition Week: Highlighting Dedicated Public Servants from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

Fri, 11 May 2018 23:11:00 +0200dipnote (en)

In honor of Public Service Recognition Week , we would like to highlight the great work done by our colleagues in the Bureau of Consular Affairs . Consular Affairs is there for people during some of the most important events of their lives, documenting births, helping families after losing a loved one overseas, and many milestones in between.

8 patients evacuated after Kindred Hospital temporarily loses power

Fri, 11 May 2018 22:51:00 +0200wsvn (en)

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Fire Rescue rushed to evacuate a hospital in Fort Lauderdale after the building temporarily lost power. Crews responded to Kindred Hospital after the building lost power just before 2:30 p.m., Friday. Paramedics transported a total of eight of the hospital’s 50 patients before power was restored, just before 3 p.

Researchers record largest wave ever 2 HRS The largest wave ever recorded in Southern Hemisphere was measured this week by a buoy just south of New Zealand.

Fri, 11 May 2018 22:03:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The largest wave ever recorded in Southern Hemisphere was measured this week by a buoy just south of New Zealand. The wave peaked at 78 feet and according to oceanographers at MetOcean Solutions, this is the highest known wave on record in the area.

Hurricane Maria aftermath prompts call for change from hospital administrator

Fri, 11 May 2018 20:24:00 +0200wqad (en)

DAVENPORT – Hurricane Maria delivered a knockout punch to Puerto Rico in September 2017. “I think everyone went into shock,” said Dr. Deana Hallman, on Friday, May 11. The hurricane dealt a major blow to Ryder Hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico, where she serves at medical director. “No one expected such bad devastation,” she continued.

First Book and the American Federation of Teachers Equip Highest-need Schools in Puerto Rico With Basic Needs Closets

Fri, 11 May 2018 19:35:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

WASHINGTON and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise focused on equal access to quality education, and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) are equipping 14 of the highest-need schools in Puerto Rico with basic needs....

John McCain won't be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Fri, 11 May 2018 17:55:00 +0200krem (en)

PHOENIX As he continues to battle a deadly form of brain cancer, Sen. John McCain also is pondering his final resting place, where family, friends and strangers will one day pay their respects to the six-term senator from Arizona and 2008 Republican presidential nominee. A prisoner-of-war and the grandson and son of four-star admirals in the U.

John McCain won't be buried with his father, grandfather at Arlington National Cemetery

Fri, 11 May 2018 17:54:00 +0200wcnc (en)

PHOENIX As he continues to battle a deadly form of brain cancer, Sen. John McCain also is pondering his final resting place, where family, friends and strangers will one day pay their respects to the six-term senator from Arizona and 2008 Republican presidential nominee. A prisoner-of-war and the grandson and son of four-star admirals in the U.

Diamondhead utility should repay $20M in Katrina aid, federal report says

Fri, 11 May 2018 17:29:00 +0200sunherald (en)

The U.S. Office of Inspector General says FEMA should force the Diamondhead Water and Sewer District to repay $20.4 million in Hurricane Katrina recovery grant money. But Lee Smithson, director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, called the report "yellow journalism" and "sensationalism" by OIG based on a partial audit.

Samar expands ‘tikog’ grass plantation

Fri, 11 May 2018 06:27:00 +0200pna (en)

READY FOR WEAVING. Dried 'tikog' grass ready for weaving. 'Tikog' is a special reed grass which grows in swampy areas along ricefields and has solid, jointless, and usually triangular stems. (Photo by Spark Samar) TACLOBAN CITY -- More areas have been opened to cultivation of “tikog” grass as the....

Marc Anthony Brings Mobile Pediatric Clinic to Puerto Rico Town

Fri, 11 May 2018 05:59:00 +0200laht (en)

OROCOVIS, Puerto Rico – Entertainer Marc Anthony presented on Thursday a mobile pediatric clinic to residents of the Puerto Rican mountain municipality of Orocovis affected by Hurricane Maria. The mobile clinic, donated by The Children’s Health Fund (CHF), will be managed by the country’s Integral Health in the Mountain (SIM) organization.

Carnival Cruise Line Inaugurates High-Tech Ops Center

Fri, 11 May 2018 05:59:00 +0200laht (en)

MIAMI – Carnival Cruise Line inaugurated on Thursday a 35,000-sq-ft Fleet Operations Center equipped with the latest technologies to supervise and provide support to its 26 ships. Carnival expects the Miami FOC, which reinforces its other operation centers in Hamburg, Germany, and Seattle,....

HEAVY RAIN SLOWS TYPHOON RECOVERY ON SAIPAN

Fri, 11 May 2018 05:55:00 +0200pidp (en)

By John Ravelo. SAIPAN, CNMI (Saipan Tribune, July 1) -- Despite tracking far north of the Marianas, monsoon rains continued to batter Saipan yesterday, causing widespread flooding on different parts of the island and resulting in heavy runoff that contaminated the beaches.

NOAA — Possibility of El Niño by winter ‘nearing 50 percent’

Fri, 11 May 2018 05:42:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 6 hours ago in Environment The El Niño weather pattern, associated with warmer and wetter weather than usual that may give rise to damaging conditions, could emerge by the 2018-19 Northern Hemisphere winter. On Thursday, the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC)....

A class act

Fri, 11 May 2018 05:35:00 +0200news-uci (en)

The UC Irvine School of Law’s inaugural class, which graduated Saturday, May 5, amassed impressive academic accolades, as expected, but also passionately pursued public service over the past three years. Among other achievements, the 58 members of the class of 2012 helped define UCI’s pro bono....

Citrus industry looks for silver lining amid dismal season. Is one on the horizon?

Fri, 11 May 2018 05:14:00 +0200bradenton (en)

Florida’s hurricane-battered citrus growers, facing their lowest yield in eight decades, continue to see a drop in production with the season’s harvest nearly complete. But with federal disaster relief from Hurricane Irma on the horizon, the industry tried to keep a positive spin on the situation....

Hofstra virtual reality project simulates hurricane experience

Fri, 11 May 2018 02:24:00 +0200newsday-USA (en)

Amid darkening skies and pelting rain, branches and roof shingles whipped about, and floodwaters rose into the front yard and then into the living room. That was Grace Palmisano’s view of a Category 3 hurricane, seen through virtual reality goggles. Experiencing what it’s like to be standing in a....

Hurricane experts on tour -- in Montgomery?

Fri, 11 May 2018 01:55:00 +0200al (en)

One of the big attractions at Thursday's Hurricane Awareness Tour was the chance to walk inside one of the Hurricane Hunter aircraft, an Air Force WC-130. (Ike Morgan/AL.com) By Leigh Morgan Think because you're away from the coast that you're relatively safe from a hurricane or tropical storm? Think again.

Jacksonville Zoo dock damage costing ripple effect in lost business

Fri, 11 May 2018 01:16:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Not many cities' zoos can boast access by water. Until Hurricane Irma, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens did. "So we were starting to use the river more, the dock was getting to be more important to us," executive director Tony Vecchio told First Coast News on Thursday. "And then that nasty Irma came along and ruined all our plans.

UCI students sponsor fundraisers for Philippines typhoon recovery

Fri, 11 May 2018 00:27:00 +0200news-uci (en)

UC Irvine students are stepping up to raise funds for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Among the efforts: The American Red Cross Club will sponsor two fundraisers this week. On Tuesday, Nov. 19, they will sell Korean barbecue and on Wednesday, Nov. 20 Korean barbecue tacos.

Adios to La Nina — But look out for El Nino by November

Fri, 11 May 2018 00:10:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Karen Graham 42 mins ago in Environment The El Niño weather pattern, associated with warmer and wetter weather than usual that may give rise to damaging conditions, could emerge by the 2018-19 Northern Hemisphere winter. On Thursday, the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC)....

Helping Haitians find family

Thu, 10 May 2018 23:57:00 +0200news-uci (en)

When a devastating earthquake leveled much of Haiti last month, it knocked out communications and made it nearly impossible for families in the stricken nation and elsewhere to locate and identify loved ones. So Chen Li, UC Irvine associate professor of computer science, and six of his students went to work.

Mike Armstrong

Thu, 10 May 2018 21:43:00 +0200cknw (en)

Global National Quebec Correspondent. Mike Armstrong has been with Global National since it first hit the airwaves in September 2001. He was also one of the original cast of characters when Global opened its station in Quebec in September of 1997. As the national correspondent for Quebec, Mike has....

Puerto Rico "preparing for a catastrophic event" as hurricane season nears

Thu, 10 May 2018 21:28:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Federal and local officials said Thursday they are stockpiling food, water, radios and generators in Puerto Rico and demanding rigorous emergency training to prepare the U.S. territory for dealing with any catastrophic storm as the Atlantic hurricane season approaches.

Margin squeeze means Summit won't peak in '18

Thu, 10 May 2018 20:44:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By NEIL HARTNELL. Tribune Business Editor. nhartnell@tribunemedia.net. A Bahamian insurer yesterday said it is unlikely to match last year's 173.4 per cent profit increase due to a "margin squeeze" imposed by increased reinsurance costs. Timothy Ingraham, Summit Insurance Company's president, told....

Copyright (c) 2018 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. ‘Southern Charm’ Stars Craig Conover and Austen Kroll on the Aftermath

Thu, 10 May 2018 20:00:00 +0200click2houston (en)

Craig Conover isn’t quite ready to rewatch his breakup with Naomie Olindo play out on TV. “I would probably be hospitalized if I forced myself to watch it,” the Southern Charm star confesses to ET, adding that he’s maybe seen “two minutes” of season five, which airs its sixth episode Thursday night.

Body cam footage shows Okla. police shoot pit bull after it, three others maul woman

Thu, 10 May 2018 18:10:00 +0200thenewstribune (en)

The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate. The actions of quick-thinking police officers saved the life of a choking puppy in Massachusetts.

Ninety-One Percent Of Pet Owners Are Not Prepared For The Next Disaster, New Banfield Pet Hospital® Survey Shows

Thu, 10 May 2018 15:24:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2018 survey conducted by Banfield Pet Hospital® revealed 91 percent of pet owners are not prepared for the next natural disaster. In advance of hurricane season, and in honor of FEMA's National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on May 12, the Banfield....

Airbnb is encouraging tourists to visit Puerto Rico

Thu, 10 May 2018 15:20:00 +0200engadget (en)

Puerto Rico suffered the worst natural disaster in its history in September last year, when Hurricane Maria tore through the island, causing devastation that's still affecting its inhabitants . But it remains one of the most beautiful countries in the world, and Airbnb wants to help it back on its....

Inside the Arena Where Drones Battle a Wall of 1,300 Computer Fans

Thu, 10 May 2018 14:29:00 +0200wired (en)

Wind is the worst. It messes up hair, it blows stuff in eyes, and most famously and rudely of all, one time it made a bridge in Washington Alright, maybe that was the fault of the engineers, not the wind. But still, strong gusts have the potential to threaten many technologies, including a new one: drones .

Whole lotta’ shakin’

Thu, 10 May 2018 14:19:00 +0200news-uci (en)

At 10 a.m. Nov. 13, more than 3.5 million people in homes, schools, businesses, government offices and public places all over Southern California will drop, cover and hold on during the largest earthquake preparedness drill in U.S. history. The Great Southern California ShakeOut Drill will start with a magnitude 7.

Hurricane preparedness events begin 56 Mins If the last two hurricane seasons have taught us anything, it is that we need to be prepared for any storm that may come. People across

Thu, 10 May 2018 12:36:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Chris Parenteau - If the last two hurricane seasons have taught us anything, it is that we need to be prepared for any storm that may come. People across Northeast Florida are still feeling the effects of Hurricanes Matthew and Irma.

South Florida forecast: Mothers Day is looking soggy

Thu, 10 May 2018 12:12:00 +0200sun-sentinel (en)

The mostly dry weather pattern that South Florida has been in for the last couple of days will be giving away to clouds and rain as tropical moisture moves into the region. The rain creeps into the forecast on Saturday and will stick around for a couple of days.

Thief snatches home's shutters just weeks before hurricane season

Thu, 10 May 2018 11:26:00 +0200sun-sentinel (en)

Just weeks before the June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season one Hollywood home is missing its most important element of protection: shutters. A man can be seen by security cameras stealing about $9,000 worth of hurricane shutters from the home over the course of two days. The first theft happened March 21 shortly after 8 a.

Hofstra virtual reality project simulates hurricane experience

Thu, 10 May 2018 11:05:00 +0200newsday-USA (en)

Amid darkening skies and pelting rain, branches and roof shingles whipped about, and floodwaters rose into the front yard and then into the living room. That was Grace Palmisano’s view of a Category 3 hurricane, seen through virtual reality goggles. Experiencing what it’s like to be standing in a....

Hurricane shelter training kicks off for volunteers

Thu, 10 May 2018 07:21:00 +0200caycompass (en)

On Tuesday night at John Gray High School, Department of Children and Family Services Deputy Director Paulinda Mendoza-Williams asked a roomful of more than 200 people what was the one thing they’d bring to a hurricane shelter in the event of a Category 5 storm.

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Thu, 10 May 2018 04:37:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be another "above average" season. Here's what Colorado State University is predicting — and what this year's hurricanes will be named. Fort Lauderdale police are searching for a driver who struck a bicyclist in the 900 block of Northeast Flagler Drive on April 7, 2018.

Hurricane season will be here soon. Here's how to gear up now

Thu, 10 May 2018 04:11:00 +0200myrtlebeachonline (en)

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be here in a few weeks, and Horry County Emergency Management officials are already recommending to gear up for it. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30, with the peak between mid-August and late October.

Utility companies make upgrades to prepare for hurricane season

Thu, 10 May 2018 03:48:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORLANDO, Fla. - Three weeks from hurricane season, 9 Investigates continues to push for answers about what power companies have done to fix failures during Hurricane Irma. Millions of Floridians were in the dark after the storm, and many felt like they were also kept in the dark with a lack of....

TEA commissioner: Harvey waivers could stave off HISD accountability sanctions

Thu, 10 May 2018 02:31:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

The commissioner’s comments, made during a wide-ranging interview with the Houston Chronicle editorial board, answered several questions about the potential penalties facing Texas’s largest district, which must boost performance at its campuses to avoid unprecedented state intervention.

$100,000 pledge to aid young men’s group

Thu, 10 May 2018 01:57:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

BY DENISE MAYCOCK. Tribune Freeport Reporter. dmaycock@tribunemedia.net. IRAM Lewis, MP for Central Grand Bahama, is committing some $100,000 for the relaunch and refurbishing of the Young Men’s Training Association, a community recreation and training centre in the Hunters settlement which sustained significant storm damage.

Department of Homeland Security Ends TPS for Honduras

Thu, 10 May 2018 01:45:00 +0200natlawreview (en)

On May 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that temporary protected status (TPS) will end for approximately 57,000 Hondurans, effective January 5, 2020. DHS originally granted TPS to Honduran citizens in 1999, after Hurricane Mitch devastated the country.

National Disaster Medical training takes over areas of GSP International Airport

Thu, 10 May 2018 01:19:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) - A hurricane devoured and destroyed a region, forcing critical-care patients with various medical needs to evacuate. Many of them are put a C-17 military aircraft and head to the Upstate. "We never know when the next disaster is going to strike," Lt. Col. John Clouse said.

Sanford company constructs mobile medical units for Puerto Rico

Thu, 10 May 2018 01:06:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

SANFORD, Fla. -- Workers at one Central Florida company are assembling mobile medical clinics for a part of Puerto Rico still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Maria. Sanford's WHS making mobil medical units for Puerto Rico; Units for areas on island without power; Units to be shipped to the island in a few days.

Hurricane Preparedness Week is a good time to assemble your emergency kit

Thu, 10 May 2018 01:02:00 +0200wbrc (en)

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue explained Wednesday what you would need to include in a grab and go emergency kit. "It's to go ahead and have this in place early on, not when something is bearing down on you," Jim Ray, Chief of Training for Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue, explained.

Maps provide new insight into the level of destruction caused...

Thu, 10 May 2018 00:50:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

A pair of new maps from the Episcopal Health Foundation provide new insight into how destructive Hurricane Harvey was to the Houston area. The interactive maps, which were published Tuesday morning and aim to measure the effectiveness of relief efforts, hinge on the number of approved applications....

MIL-OSI Video: Hurricane Preparedness 2018 – Video statement

Thu, 10 May 2018 00:47:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

. By / May 10, 2018 / Comments Off MIL OSI - ForeignAffairs.co.nz on MIL-OSI Video: Hurricane Preparedness 2018 – Video statement. Source: US Coast Guard (video statements) Our nation experienced one of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record in 2017.

Maps provide new insight into the level of destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey

Thu, 10 May 2018 00:41:00 +0200chron (en)

A pair of new maps from the Episcopal Health Foundation provide new insight into how destructive Hurricane Harvey was to the Houston area. The interactive maps, which were published Tuesday morning and aim to measure the effectiveness of relief efforts, hinge on the number of approved applications....

Lens: Puerto Rico’s Long Journey Out of Darkness

Thu, 10 May 2018 00:29:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Just before Hurricane Maria swept over the hills of San Lorenzo, P.R., Sylvia Martínez noticed that everything, even the animals, had gone eerily silent. Hours later, when those ferocious winds died down, the first thing Ms. Martínez heard outside her home was the tiny Puerto Rican tree frog named the coquí for the sound of its quizzical call.

Price of permanent pump stations up by $33.2 million

Thu, 10 May 2018 00:19:00 +0200nola (en)

This increases to $726 million the total payments to PCCP Constructors JV for the pump stations at the 17th Street, Orleans Avenue and London Avenue drainage canals. Floodwalls along all three canals failed during Hurricane Katrina, flooding large parts of the city. The final cost is well over the $614.

Utility companies make upgrades to prepare for hurricane season Three weeks from hurricane season, 9 Investigates continues to push for answers about what power companies have done to fix failures during Hurricane Irma.

Wed, 09 May 2018 23:47:00 +0200wftv (en)

ORLANDO, Fla. - Three weeks from hurricane season, 9 Investigates continues to push for answers about what power companies have done to fix failures during Hurricane Irma. Millions of Floridians were in the dark after the storm, and many felt like they were also kept in the dark with a lack of....

Puerto Rico To FEMA: Let The Power Crews Stay

Wed, 09 May 2018 22:57:00 +0200npr (en)

The last of the federal government's power restoration crews are scheduled to leave Puerto Rico when their contract expires next week, leaving the island's power utility with the task of energizing the last 1.5 percent of customers still waiting eight months after Hurricane Maria.

Hurricane Harvey Victim Earns Her Degree

Wed, 09 May 2018 22:19:00 +0200patch (en)

From LSC-Montgomery. MONTGOMERY, TX — It is hard to imagine that recovery is still ongoing if you were not affected by Hurricane Harvey, but for Lone Star College-Montgomery student Holly Clay, it's a fact of life. She lost everything in the floods and rebuilt from the ground up while staying on track with her education.

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