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Tropical Storm Orlene strengthening in Pacific off Mexico

Sep. 30, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Orlene strengthened in the eastern Pacific on Friday and forecasters expected it to become a hurricane while heading for a projected landfall on Mexico's northwestern coast Monday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Orlene had maximum...

Live Updates: Ian downgraded to post-tropical cyclone

Sep. 30, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: MIAMI, Fla. — Major river flooding is expected to continue across parts of central Florida into next week as post-tropical storm Ian continues making its way up the East coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. In an update late...

Floods trap many in Florida as Ian heads to South Carolina

Sep. 29, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through inundated streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped amid flooded homes and shattered buildings left by Hurricane Ian, which crossed into the Atlantic Ocean and churned toward South Carolina. Hours...

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian wallops Florida, heads north

Sep. 29, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: SANIBEL, Fla. — The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian’s passage has risen to four overall after an official said late Thursday that two people were confirmed dead on a hard-hit barrier island on Florida’s western coast. Dana Souza,...

Tropical Storm Orlene forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

Sep. 29, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Orlene formed off Mexico’s Pacific coast Thursday and was forecast to strengthen to a hurricane before making a projected landfall early next week. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Orlene had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph) and...

Tropical rains flood parts of Thailand, 5,000 seek shelter

Sep. 29, 2022 03:35 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Water up to waist-high flooded some riverfront neighborhoods and other areas of Thailand on Thursday after a tropical depression dumped heavy rains and knocked down trees, causing at least one death. The heaviest rainfall, about 22 centimeters (8.5 inches) in 24...

Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes

Sep. 28, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, knocking out power to 2 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland. A coastal sheriff's...

Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes

Sep. 28, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, knocking out power to 1.8 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland. A coastal...

Typhoon Noru weakens over Vietnam, dumps rain in Thailand

Sep. 28, 2022 03:56 AM EDT

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Typhoon Noru weakened into a tropical storm over central Vietnam on Wednesday, causing blackouts and blowing off roofs and billboards with strong winds and putting Thailand on alert for more floods and downpours. There were no immediate reports of casualties...

Hurricane Ian strikes Cuba, Florida braces for winds, floods

Sep. 27, 2022 22:41 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday, knocking out power to the entire country and leaving 11 million people without electricity, before churning on a collision course with Florida over warm Gulf waters amid expectations it would strengthen into a...