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Hawaii recoups from big storm amid lingering flood threats

Dec. 07, 2021 21:09 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A slow-moving storm that knocked out power, swamped dozens of homes and sent creeks and streams surging had mostly passed over Hawaii on Tuesday, though the threat of flooding lingered in some already-drenched areas. Showers were tapering off on Oahu, where Pearl...

30,000 in UK without power for 5th night after storm

Dec. 01, 2021 09:17 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Some 30,000 people in the north of England and in Scotland have been without electricity for the better part of a week after a storm brought snow, ice and the most severe disruption to infrastructure in years, British officials said Wednesday. Storm Arwen...

Tens of thousands without power in UK in storm's wake

Nov. 28, 2021 11:24 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of people in Scotland and northern England remained without power Sunday after a storm brought sleet, subzero temperatures and disruptions across much of the U.K. Icy gusts caused power cuts around the border between Scotland and England,...

Northwest Storm: 'Devastating' flood damage, 1 dead in BC

Nov. 16, 2021 22:54 PM EST

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — As many parts of Western Washington began drying out Tuesday after a storm that dumped rain for days, waters in some areas continued rising, more people were urged to evacuate and crews worked to restore power and reopen roads. Officials in the...

N. Carolina airport recovering after hourslong power outage

Nov. 12, 2021 14:59 PM EST

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Raleigh-Durham International Airport is recovering after an hourslong power outage at the main terminal Friday morning. After the outage was reported shortly after 4 a.m., the airport warned that it wasn’t able to serve passengers in Terminal...

High winds cause Vermont power outages

Nov. 12, 2021 14:22 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — High winds caused thousands of Vermont customers to lose power on Friday. At noon, utilities reported more than 9,100 customers without service in mostly Chittenden, Addison, and Rutland counties, WCAX-TV reported. A cold...

Wind storm: Thousands without power in Washington

Nov. 09, 2021 20:36 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — More than 64,000 customers were without power Tuesday morning in Washington state as strong winds and rain blew through the Northwest. The Seattle Times reports the number of customers without power throughout Washington fluctuated Tuesday afternoon due...

Utility work leads to Sky Harbor outage; Power now restored

Nov. 08, 2021 16:37 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Electricity has been restored at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 4 and officials said all systems are quickly returning to regular operations although some flight delays are likely through Monday evening. Airport spokesman Eric...

Flash floods in Bosnia prompt evacuations, power outages

Nov. 05, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Heavy rain caused severe flash flooding in Bosnia, prompting evacuations, causing power outages in most of the capital, closing a key facility for oxygen used for COVID-19 patients and submerging roads in some parts of the Balkan country on Friday. ...

Power outages remain, more rain in forecast after nor'easter

Oct. 29, 2021 08:50 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of customers remain without electricity in Massachusetts on Friday and officials say it could take until late Saturday to restore power to most. More than 150,000 customers in the state are facing their third day without power,...