Latest Tropical storms News

The Latest: North Carolina governor visits hard-hit New Bern

Sep. 17, 2018 8:57 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 8 p.m. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says the city of New Bern is a strong and resilient community and will make it through the devastating flooding that damaged riverfront buildings and mangled homes and sailboats....

Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington

Sep. 17, 2018 8:23 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Throwing a lifeline to a city surrounded by floodwaters, emergency crews delivered food and water to Wilmington on Monday as rescuers picked up more people stranded by Hurricane Florence and the storm's remnants took aim at the densely populated Northeast. The death toll from...

The Latest: Life normalizing in south China after typhoon

Sep. 17, 2018 8:59 AM EDT

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Life is gradually returning to normal along the hard-hit southern Chinese coast, where high-rises swayed, coastal hotels flooded and windows were blown out as a result of Typhoon Mangkhut. Rail, airline and ferry...

The Latest: Child swept away by floodwaters

Sep. 17, 2018 8:33 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Authorities are searching for a 1-year-old boy who was swept away by floodwaters in North Carolina after the boy's mother lost her grip on him. Union County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tony Underwood said a woman...

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Sep. 16, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China on Monday, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines. The storm was still affecting southern China's coast and the provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan and rain and...

The Latest: Typhoon death toll now 69 in Philippines, China

Sep. 16, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Philippine and Chinese authorities say the death toll from a typhoon has risen to at least 69 with dozens missing. Mangkhut weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning as it moved deeper into southern China, where rain and strong...

The Latest: Price gouging complaints being investigated

Sep. 16, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 5:55 p.m. North Carolina's chief lawyer says he's looking into accusations that retailers are bilking customers through exorbitant prices as Hurricane Florence and the storm's remnants have crossed the state. Attorney...

Florence pours on the rain amid fears of catastrophic floods

Sep. 15, 2018 11:21 PM EDT

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles Saturday to rescue hundreds of people trapped by Florence's onslaught, even as North Carolina braced for what could be a fearsome new stage of the disaster: widespread,...

The Latest: Florence forecast to bring on new river flooding

Sep. 15, 2018 10:56 PM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Florence are producing flash flooding and major river flooding in the southeastern part of North Carolina. The National Hurricane Center says excessive amounts of rain are being...

Harris 3 TDs in first start as Duke beats Baylor 40-27

Sep. 15, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Duke overcame all the distractions and an extended trip to Texas because of a massive storm and is off to a 3-0 start for the second year in a row. Quentin Harris threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, filling in for injured Daniels Jones, and the Blue Devils...