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Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

May. 25, 2018 8:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto — the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season — was roiling...

The Latest: Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

May. 25, 2018 8:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Tropical storm and storm surge watches have been issued for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast as Subtropical Storm Alberto slowly moves eastward. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday that the tropical storm...

Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

May. 25, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman, a sign of the approaching storm's power after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. Already at least 40 people, including Yemenis, Indians and Sudanese,...

The Latest: Oman's police: Cyclone kills 12-year-old girl

May. 25, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Mekunu that is headed for the coast of Oman (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The Royal Oman Police says a 12-year-old girl has died after the winds of Cyclone Mekunu caused her to collide with a wall. The death is the first confirmed in the powerful cyclone. Police...

Alberto becomes the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, could impact US, Mexico, Cuba

May. 25, 2018 10:55 AM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Alberto becomes the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, could impact US, Mexico, Cuba.

As hurricane season nears, New Orleans worries over flooding

May. 25, 2018 9:46 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dr. Lauren Morris's dental office is in sight of one of the pumping stations designed to push water out of New Orleans. But despite that proximity, the roughly year-old business has already flooded. Now with a storm in the Gulf threatening heavy rain and the June 1 start to hurricane...

10 Things to Know for Today

May. 25, 2018 8:02 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FOR TRUMP, KIM MAY BE THE DEAL THAT GOT AWAY Eager for a dramatic moment and a bold accomplishment, Trump agreed to Kim's March overture for a summit in less than an hour, ignoring the warnings of seasoned...

10 Things to Know for Today

May. 25, 2018 6:38 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FOR TRUMP, KIM MAY BE THE DEAL THAT GOT AWAY Eager for a dramatic moment and a bold accomplishment, Trump agreed to Kim's March overture for a summit in less than an hour, ignoring the warnings of seasoned...

Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

May. 24, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded. Crews for Arkema Inc. worked "to the best of their ability" to keep equipment that cooled and stabilized...

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

May. 24, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu roared over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on its way to Oman on Thursday, sending torrents of water rushing down streets and sinking at least two ships. At least 17 people were reported missing in the powerful storm. Indian meteorologists expected the...