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Djibouti-ville : Des opérations d’évacuation d’eaux stagnantes se poursuivent

Wed, 23 May 2018 10:20:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Des opérations d’évacuation d’eaux stagnantes sont en cours dans les artères de circulation de la capitale. Ces opérations mobilisent des professionnels de la protection civile et des représentants des forces de l’ordre. Elles ont été entreprises sur instruction du président de la République, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.

After cyclone Sagar devastates Somalia, a second one heads to Oman

Wed, 23 May 2018 09:38:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

In less than a week's time, two tropical cyclones will have battered the Middle East in highly unusual locations. Tropical cyclone Sagar slammed into northwestern Somalia over the weekend, after forming in the Gulf of Aden, killing at least 31 people in the region.

Tropical storm heads towards Arabian Peninsula

Wed, 23 May 2018 06:48:00 +0200thenational (en)

An image of the approaching storm from the UAE weather centre. Forecasters in the UAE and Oman are monitoring a tropical storm that's heading in the direction of the Arabian Peninsula. According to meteorologists, the storm could make landfall close to the southern Omani city of Salalah as early as....

Middle East sees rare tropical cyclones

Wed, 23 May 2018 02:44:00 +0200startribune (en)

Tropical cyclone Sagar slammed into northwestern Somalia over the weekend after forming in the Gulf of Aden, killing at least 31 people in the region. The storm made landfall farther west in the North Indian Ocean basin than any previous storm on record. Now, a second cyclone has spun up just to the east, due south of the Arabian Peninsula.

Somalie : 25 morts et 27 disparus après le passage d'un cyclone tropical dans le nord du pays

Wed, 23 May 2018 01:37:00 +0200french.china.org.cn (fr)

Au moins 25 personnes ont été tuées et 27 autres sont portées disparues après que le cyclone tropical Sagar a provoqué de violentes intempéries et des indondations dans la région du Somaliland, dans le nord de la Somalie, a-t-on appris mardi d'une source locale.

Somalia’s “strongest cyclone on record” has left dozens dead and thousands displaced

Tue, 22 May 2018 17:01:00 +0200qz (en)

A tropical cyclone has wrecked havoc across the Horn of Africa, leaving at least 15 people dead and tens of thousands displaced. Tropical cyclone Sagar , which means “the sea” in Hindi, formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia late last week.

Somalia: Somalia: Tropical Storm Alert - Issued: 22 May 2018

Tue, 22 May 2018 12:27:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Tropical Storm expected to cause moderate rains and winds of medium strength along the coastline areas of Bari region in Puntland. A tropical storm has developed in the northern Indian Ocean and is expected to make a land fall in Oman in 3 to 4 days. The storm poses an immediate threat to the shipping lane that links Somalia and Gulf states.

Corne de l'Afrique: un cyclone fait au moins 18 morts

Tue, 22 May 2018 04:12:00 +0200le360 (fr)

#Autres pays Le360 Afrique - Afp : Au moins 18 personnes sont mortes dans des inondations et fortes rafales provoquées par un cyclone tropical qui a également fait plusieurs milliers de sans-abri dans deux pays de la Corne de l'Afrique, a indiqué une agence humanitaire.

UPDATE: 25 people killed Tropical storm in Somalia

Mon, 21 May 2018 19:26:00 +0200mareeg (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia – At least 25 people have been killed and 12 others were also injured after heavy rains caused by Tropical Cyclone Sagar wreaked havoc in northern Somalia. The cyclone has destroyed homes and domestic animals in Awadal and other parts of northwest of Somalia, according to Somaliland’s spokesman, Mohamud Warsame.

Somaliland : plusieurs morts après le passage du cyclone Sagar

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:51:00 +0200fr-africanews (fr)

Le Somaliland endeuillé. Au moins 15 personnes ont trouvé la mort hier du fait de fortes pluies causées par le cyclone tropical Sagar . Et difficile de secourir des populations coincées jusqu’ici dans des zones théâtre d’un conflit litigieux entre le Somaliland et la région autonome du Puntland en Somalie.

Cyclone Sagar: At least 15 people killed in Somalia

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:26:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

At least 15 people died in northern Somalia after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar caused havoc in the Horn of Africa over the weekend. "In the last 24 hours, heavy rains killed 15 people in the districts of Lughaya and Baki," Abdirahman Ahmed Ali, governor of the Awdal area, told reporters on Sunday.

Les pieds dans l’eau

Mon, 21 May 2018 11:15:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Routes et maisons inondées, voies bloquées, coupures d’électricité… La capitale a été frappée par une météo pluvieuse et orageuse, dans la nuit du samedi 19 mai à dimanche 20 Mai. La pluie du samedi 19 à dimanche 20 Mai 2018 a fait des dégâts comme celles des jours précédents. Début de semaine compliqué donc.

Un cyclone fait 15 morts au Somaliland, dans la Corne de l'Afrique

Mon, 21 May 2018 11:12:00 +0200challenges (fr)

BOSASO, Somalie (Reuters) - Au moins 15 personnes sont mortes au Somaliland en raison des pluies diluviennes déversées par le cyclone tropical Sagar , qui a touché la Corne de l'Afrique durant le week-end, ont annoncé les autorités. Le Somaliland, à la pointe nord de l'Afrique orientale et au bord du....

Heavy rains, landslides kill five in Sri Lanka, cyclone kills 15 in Somaliland

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:32:00 +0200cyprus-mail (en)

Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean island. Lightning killed three people, a landslide a fourth, and the fifth death was the result of a....

Après les pluies diluviennes : Le temps d’une pleine mobilisation des secouristes

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:29:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Le Président de la République, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a survolé tôt dans la matinée d’hier la capitale à bord d’un hélicoptère afin de constater de visu l’ampleur des inondations et les zones les plus affectées. Le chef de l’Etat suit depuis avec beaucoup d’attention la situation de fortes pluies....

Cyclone SAGAR : De fortes intempéries

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:29:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Le cyclone SAGAR a globalement diminué d’intensité mais reste le siège de fortes instabilités météorologiques, selon l’Agence nationale de météorologie. Toutefois, l’ANM appelle les djiboutiens et les djiboutiennes à la plus grande vigilance compte tenu du caractère unique et sans précédent du phénomène climatique.

Cyclonic circulation forms over Arabian Sea, may intensify into low pressure area

Sun, 20 May 2018 21:01:00 +0200muscatdaily (en)

A cyclonic circulation has originated in the Arabian Sea which is likely to develop into a low pressure area over the next few days. If it develops into a cyclone, it will be called Mekunu. This new development is after Cyclone Sagar , which dissipated over Ethiopia and adjoining Somalia after making landfall on Sunday.

Post-Scriptum : Vigilance face à Sagar !

Sun, 20 May 2018 13:23:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Depuis l’après midi de vendredi dernier, tout Djibouti bruissait de l’arrivée imminente d’un cyclone nommé « Sagar ». Venant des côtes yéménites, il toucherait notre pays de plein fouet. L’info relayée par les services météo invitant la population à prendre ses dispositions s’est propagée comme une trainée de poudre.

Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018

Sat, 19 May 2018 16:25:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

A tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia on 16 May 2018. The cyclone system caused heavy rains along the coast of Puntland on 17 May. Flash flooding was reported in the Bari region, which were not limited to seasonal riverbeds. The road linking Bossaso and points south has reportedly been affected.

Somalia: Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018

Sat, 19 May 2018 16:19:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia on 16 May 2018. The cyclone system caused heavy rains along the coast of Puntland on 17 May. Flash flooding was reported in the Bari region, which were not limited to seasonal riverbeds. The road linking Bossaso and points south has reportedly been affected.

Somalia: OCHA Flash Update #1 - Tropical Cyclone Sagar | 19 May 2018

Sat, 19 May 2018 14:19:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. A tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia on 16 May 2018. The cyclone system caused heavy rains along the coast of Puntland on 17 May. Flash flooding was reported in the Bari region, which were not limited to seasonal riverbeds.

Tropical cyclone threatens Somalia and Djibouti

Fri, 18 May 2018 11:48:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

' Sagar ' was named by the Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday, after beginning life as a tropical depression (1A) in the Gulf of Aden. 'Sagar' is now in the western part of the Gulf of Aden. Its northern edge has brought heavy rain and some minor flooding to coastal towns of Yemen .

It's time to buy flood insurance, says Houston hurricane expert

Thu, 17 May 2018 17:02:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

Photo: Andy Newman, AP Mark Collette Former National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read speaks about Hurricane Gustav in 2008. Read, whose League City home nearly flooded in Hurricane Harvey, says people should buy flood insurance even if not required to do so.

Flooded Meyerland houses to sell at auction

Thu, 17 May 2018 16:29:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

A half-dozen flooded houses mostly in Meyerland will hit the auction block next month, a process expected to help set the value of Harvey-damaged properties in the area. "Sellers have been hit by all these low-ball offers. They just don't know how to act or react," said Houston real estate broker Paul Lynn, who is handling .

Flooded Meyerland houses to sell at auction

Thu, 17 May 2018 16:07:00 +0200chron (en)

A half-dozen flooded houses mostly in Meyerland will hit the auction block next month, a process expected to help set the value of Harvey-damaged properties in the area. "Sellers have been hit by all these low-ball offers. They just don't know how to act or react," said Houston real estate broker Paul Lynn, who is handling .

Climatologist warns: Brace for floods this year

Thu, 17 May 2018 15:41:00 +0200cnc3 (en)

The start of the 2018 rainy season will be declared in a few days as a Tropical Storm is currently forming in the region and could be heading to T&T. As a result T&T citizens are being warned to prepare themselves for this season as it is being predicted to be worse than last year with June’s....

SCHOOL SICKO Man, 25, posed as teen so he could got to high school to date 14-year-old girl Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley conned his way into a high school in Dallas, Texas for nine months after claiming to be a Hurricane Harvey victim. The deception was eventually revealed after a basketball coach from his old school recognised him at a tournament and alerted authorities.

Thu, 17 May 2018 13:58:00 +0200thesun (en)

The man began dating a 14-year-old freshman while wrongfully attending the school. He also started dating a 14 year-old freshman. The mother of the girl said the news made her feel “upset, frustrated, angry and sad at the same time.” “If it's happening at Hillcrest, then it could be happening somewhere else.

With renters at risk, Houston must require landlords to...

Thu, 17 May 2018 12:19:00 +0200houstonchronicle (en)

In need of a home for herself and her five children, Krystal Nixon recently rented a house in west Houston, less than 900 feet from Langham Creek. A nurse aide, Nixon was attracted to the safety of the neighborhood after her old place was burglarized twice in one week.

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....

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