Tag: Hurricanes

Tropical storm strengthens off Mexico, but no threat to land

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MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Blanca, the second named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season, has gained some strength while staying far off...

Private company takes over Puerto Rico power company service

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A private company on Tuesday took over the transmission and distribution operations of Puerto Rico’s power authority, which has...

Report scrutinizes FCC response in Puerto Rico after Maria

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A U.S. report released Tuesday found that abstract emergency response guidelines for the Federal Communications Commission could have caused...

Houston seethes over being frozen out of federal flood funds

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HOUSTON — Residents of the East Aldine neighborhood of Houston are tired of their homes flooding during hurricanes and of worrying every time it...

Louisiana coast still hurting from storms, bracing for more

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CAMERON, La. — Scores of people in coastal Louisiana are still living in campers on dirt mounds or next to cement slabs where their...

Subtropical storm Ana forms in Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda

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MIAMI — Subtropical storm Ana formed in the Atlantic Ocean early Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center. ...

Houston area getting little of $1B in Harvey flood aid

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HOUSTON — Houston area officials expressed shock and anger on Friday after learning that their communities, which suffered the brunt of damage from Hurricane...

Heavy rains in Texas, Louisiana add to misery in flood zones

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Heavy rain kept pounding parts of Texas before moving over Louisiana on Wednesday, adding to the misery for people whose...

Hurricane that hit Louisiana in 2020 was Category 3, not 2

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NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Zeta, which swept through southeast Louisiana at the tail end of the 2020 hurricane season, has been upgraded to a...

Pacific season’s 1st named storm off Mexico; no land threat

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MEXICO CITY — The first named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane system is moving off the southwestern coast of Mexico, though forecasters don't...