Tag: Hurricanes

UN chief: World faces a `hurricane of humanitarian crises’

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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief warned Friday that a “hurricane of humanitarian crises” around the world has left civilians in conflict areas...

Company: Insured losses from Elsa could be $290 million

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ATLANTA — A company that estimates damage from natural disasters says insured losses on land from Hurricane Elsa will be around $290 million. ...

Tropical storm sparks tornado warnings in trek up East Coast

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Severe weather from Tropical Storm Elsa spurred tornado warnings in southern Delaware early Friday as the system moved over the mid-Atlantic...

Tropical storm kills 1 in Florida, hurts 10 at Georgia base

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Tropical Storm Elsa carved a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida...

Hurricane Elsa threatens Florida’s northern Gulf coast

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Elsa threatened Florida's northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday after raking past the Tampa Bay region with gusty winds and...

Coast Guard: 13 Cubans rescued, 7 missing off Key West

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KEY WEST, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued 13 people after their boat capsized off of Key West as...

Tropical Storm Elsa, back over water, takes aim at Florida

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HAVANA — Tropical Storm Elsa, back over water but still producing heavy rains over Cuba, was expected to move near the lower Florida Keys...

Storm threat hangs over renewed search at Florida condo site

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — A ramped-up rescue effort at the collapsed South Florida condo building faced new threats from the weather as a tropical storm...

Tropical Storm Elsa headed to landfall on central Cuba coast

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HAVANA — Tropical Storm Elsa swept along Cuba's southern coast early Monday, and forecasters said it could make landfall on the island's central shore...

Tropical Storm Elsa nears Cuba amid fears of flooding

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HAVANA — Cuba prepared to evacuate people along the island’s southern region on Sunday amid fears that Tropical Storm Elsa could unleash heavy flooding...