Latest Tropical storms News

Tropical storm warning for Guam as typhoon nears

Feb. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EST

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A typhoon was expected to pass south of Guam, but residents were still preparing for the possibility of changes in the storm's trajectory and destructive winds. The Pacific U.S. territory remained under a tropical storm warning Saturday with Typhoon Wutip 210 miles (338 kilometers)...

Pacific typhoon expected to lash Guam with gusty wind, rain

Feb. 21, 2019 2:39 PM EST

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A growing typhoon in the Pacific is heading toward the Mariana Islands and could lash Guam with strong winds, rain and surf this weekend. The U.S. National Weather Service in Guam reports Typhoon Wutip was packing 100 mph (161 kph) winds and will continue to intensify through Saturday....

Intensifying tropical storm bearing down on Pacific islands

Feb. 20, 2019 9:12 PM EST

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — An intensifying tropical storm in the Pacific is bearing down on Micronesia and could threaten the U.S. territory of Guam in the coming days. The U.S. National Weather Service in Guam reports typhoon warnings are in place for Satawal in Yap State and Puluwat in Chuuk State, both part...

No charges for administrator of flooded Texas nursing home

Feb. 5, 2019 5:24 PM EST

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A grand jury has decided not to indict the administrator of a Southeast Texas nursing home where police found 74 senior citizens living in floodwaters during Tropical Storm Harvey. A police affidavit says Jeff Rosetta didn't act to prevent the injury of residents who were stranded in...

State office building damaged in Irene flooding to reopen

Feb. 5, 2019 1:50 PM EST

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Work to restore one of the last three buildings at Vermont's state office campus that was damaged by Tropical Storm Irene is complete. MyNBC.com reports the 20,000 square-foot Weeks building in Waterbury will open to state employees next Monday after $7.4 million in renovations....

Julian Castro visits Puerto Rico in bid for presidency

Jan. 14, 2019 2:30 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro joined dozens of high-profile Latinos in Puerto Rico on Monday to talk about mobilizing voters ahead of the 2020 elections and increasing Latino political representation to take on President Donald Trump. The group condemned Trump's...

Tropical storm crosses south Thailand without major damage

Jan. 5, 2019 5:00 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Ferry services and airports reopened in southern Thailand on Saturday as a storm moved west into the Andaman Sea after causing disruption and leaving at least one person dead. Tropical Storm Pabuk barreled across the Gulf of Thailand on Friday but spared world famous beach resorts major...

Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike Thai beaches

Jan. 4, 2019 1:29 PM EST

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (AP) — Rain, wind and surging seawater from a tropical storm buffeted coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts on southern Thailand's east coast on Friday, knocking down trees and utility poles and flooding roads. One person was reported dead and another missing after...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jan. 4, 2019 9:14 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ENTERS DAY 14 House Democrats pass a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall amid a veto threat from the White House. 2. WHAT PELOSI...

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Jan. 3, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (AP) — Thai authorities suspended ferry services and evacuated locals and tourists ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound the Southeast Asian nation's famed southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season. Rain was already falling around the Gulf of Thailand and...