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Bermuda battens down for Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

Sep. 18, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Powerful winds from Hurricane Humberto began hitting Bermuda Wednesday as the government urged people to stay off the streets during the British territory's close brush with the powerful Category 3 storm. And another growing storm threatened tourist resorts along Mexico's Pacific. Bermuda Gov....

No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through Texas

Sep. 18, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Imelda has deluged parts of Southeast Texas with more than 12 inches of rain, but officials in Houston and surrounding communities said Wednesday that so far there have been no severe impacts from the tropical depression. Glenn LaMont, deputy emergency management coordinator in Brazoria...

200 Bahamians arrive in Florida fleeing Dorian's devastation

Sep. 18, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — More than 200 Bahamians whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian arrived Wednesday in Florida on a cruise ship. It was the second mass arrival for the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. More than 850 Bahamian evacuees arrived Sept. 7 after the storm ravaged the islands of Grand...

The Latest: Tropical Storm Lorena lashes southern Mexico

Sep. 18, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 2 p.m. Tropical Storm Lorena is lashing parts of southern Mexico with torrential rains as it drives closer to the coast and nears hurricane force. Lorena is expected to brush or hit land by early Thursday somewhere between the port of...

Survivors on Bahamas island mark time as officials lay plans

Sep. 18, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

GRAND ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — A handful of men hover around Gayle Wallace as she hands out four fish sandwiches with a dab of ketchup on each at the cramped home she rents in Murphy Town. Some are friends, others family. All are part of a new community of survivors emerging nearly three weeks after Hurricane...

The Latest: Hurricane Humberto is closing in on Bermuda

Sep. 18, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The National Hurricane Center is warning Bermuda to hurry up and complete any efforts to protect life and property as Hurricane Humberto approaches the island. Dangerous winds are expected to hammer Bermuda from late Wednesday...

Residents seek backup power as storms, fires cause blackouts

Sep. 18, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change has led to deadlier wildfire seasons in the American West and more severe hurricanes and storms barreling up the Southern and Eastern coasts. The dramatic weather frequently knocks out power, leading some residents of storm-ridden or fire-prone areas to seek backup power...

National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Jerry forms in Atlantic, the season's 10th named storm

Sep. 18, 2019 6:01 AM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Jerry forms in Atlantic, the season's 10th named storm.

Dutchman's body found, raises Spain's storm death toll to 7

Sep. 18, 2019 5:40 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have found the body of a missing Dutchman, raising the death toll in last week's storms and flooding in southeastern Spain to seven. The Civil Guard in the southeastern province of Alicante said the body was found Tuesday in a canal after he was swept away in the...

Bermuda braces for approach of Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

Sep. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto grew into a powerful Category 3 storm Tuesday evening, and officials on Bermuda made plans for early shutdowns of schools, public transportation and government offices on the British Atlantic territory ahead of the storm's likely close pass on Wednesday. Tropical Storm...