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Power expected to be restored to most affected by deadly Houston storm

May. 19, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston area residents affected by deadly storms last week that left at least seven dead were finally getting some good news as officials said they expected power to be restored by Sunday evening to a majority of the hundreds of thousands still in the dark and without air...

Hot weather poses new risk as thousands remain without power after deadly Houston storm

May. 18, 2024 22:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — As the Houston area works to clean up and restore power to hundreds of thousands after deadly storms left at least seven people dead, it will do so amid a smog warning and scorching temperatures that could pose health risks. National Weather Service meteorologist...

The German chancellor tours flooded regions in the southwest in a show of solidarity

May. 18, 2024 14:58 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Saturday toured flooded regions in the southwest, where rivers have swelled and caused flash floods and landslides after heavy rain and severe weather. Scholz canceled his attendance at an election campaign event in Saarland, on the...

Parts of northern India scorched by extreme heat with New Delhi on high alert

May. 18, 2024 11:34 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Parts of northwest India sweltered under scorching temperatures on Saturday, with the capital New Delhi under a severe weather alert as extreme temperatures strike parts of the country. India's weather department expects heat wave conditions to persist across the...

An unusual autumn freeze grips parts of South America, giving Chile its coldest May in 74 years

May. 17, 2024 21:55 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chileans are bundling up for their coldest autumn in more than 70 years mere days after sunning in T-shirts — a dramatic change of wardrobe brought on this week by a sudden cold front gripping portions of South America unaccustomed to bitter wind chills this time of year....

Once-in-a-generation wind event caused deaths, extensive damage across Houston, meteorologist says

May. 17, 2024 19:45 PM EDT

Exceptional windstorms that could leave some Houston residents without power for weeks were a once-in-a-generation event and the damage left in their wake is comparable to that caused by a hurricane, meteorologists said Friday. “We believe this windstorm is the most significant...

Sweltering heat across Asia was 45 times more likely because of climate change, study finds

May. 14, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Sizzling heat across Asia and the Middle East in late April that echoed last year's destructive swelter was made 45 times more likely in some parts of the continent because of human-caused climate change, a study Tuesday found. Scorching temperatures were...

Storms kill a pregnant woman in Louisiana, adding to the region's recent weather woes

May. 14, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Storms that slammed several Southern states added to the region's recent string of weather-related destruction and death, including that of a Louisiana woman who was nine months pregnant. The woman was killed after Monday night’s storms knocked a tree into a...

Hot history: Tree rings show that last northern summer was the warmest since year 1

May. 14, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

The broiling summer of 2023 was the hottest in the Northern Hemisphere in more than 2,000 years, a new study found. When the temperatures spiked last year, numerous weather agencies said it was the hottest month, summer and year on record. But those records only go back to 1850 at...

Billboard that collapsed in Mumbai storms killed at least 14 and injured 75

May. 14, 2024 05:31 AM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A large billboard that collapsed amid raging thunderstorms in Mumbai killed at least 14 people and injured 75 others, reports said on Tuesday. A rescue operation was continuing Tuesday morning, and authorities told the Press Trust of India news agency that 89...