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Wildfires burning across Greece; 2 arrested for arson

Aug. 25, 2019 8:29 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's fire service says it has arrested two people in southern Greece suspected of starting fires, one of them who did so three times. The suspects, 47 and 43 years old, were arrested by firefighters in separate cases Saturday, in the Peloponnese. One is charged with starting a...

Tropical storm watch issued for Barbados as Dorian nears

Aug. 25, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm watch has been issued for Barbados as the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season moves toward the Lesser Antilles. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is continuing to move west and could become near hurricane strength...

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Aug. 25, 2019 4:55 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of...

Tropical Storm Dorian forms in Atlantic, likely to grow

Aug. 24, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A newly formed tropical depression has strengthened into the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is moving west and could reach hurricane strength Tuesday when it nears the central Lesser...

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast

Aug. 24, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful tropical storm swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving at least one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning, officials said. A 17-year-old died and two children were injured in another landslide in the northern Philippines on...

Hawaii scientists prepare for significant coral bleaching

Aug. 24, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii scientists have started to prepare for a major coral reef bleaching event due to warmer-than-average ocean temperatures, officials said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration analyzed ocean temperatures across the islands have increased by 3 degrees Fahrenheit, The...

National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season

Aug. 24, 2019 5:15 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.

Police: 1 dead after storms cause flooding in NW Arkansas

Aug. 24, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Police in Fort Smith say a 47-year-old woman died after attempting to drive through a flooded roadway following heavy rainfall. Police spokesman Aric Mitchell said Debra Stevens of Fort Smith died early Saturday when her vehicle was swept off a road by swift waters. Police say...

4 more counties eligible for relief from February storms

Aug. 24, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Four more counties in Mississippi have become eligible for public assistance for debris removal, road repairs and other storm recovery projects. State and federal officials announced Friday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has added Issaquena, Sharkey, Warren and Yazoo...

Remembering Hurricane Camille 50 years later

Aug. 24, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hurricanes Camille and Katrina were as different as night and day, yet those who lived through both storms say the two were similar in many ways. Saturday, Aug. 17 (was) the 50th anniversary of Camille and Aug. 29 will be 14 years since Katrina. "Camille was a Sunday Storm," said...