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Nicholas, now a tropical depression, still douses Gulf Coast

Sep. 14, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas continued weakening Tuesday night after being downgraded to a tropical depression and slowing to a crawl over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, drenching both states with flooding rains. The downgrade...

Flights restored as Typhoon Chanthu lingers off Shanghai

Sep. 14, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Transport links in the Chinese commercial hub of Shanghai were largely restored Tuesday as a typhoon remained offshore. Typhoon Chanthu brought high winds and rain to the country’s largest city and the surrounding region, but not at the level it would...

Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall in Texas, bringing a threat of up to 20 inches of rain to parts of the Gulf Coast

Sep. 14, 2021 02:05 AM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall in Texas, bringing a threat of up to 20 inches of rain to parts of the Gulf Coast.

Nicholas strengthens to hurricane ahead of Texas landfall

Sep. 14, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nicholas strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it headed toward landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast and it was expected to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National...

National Hurricane Center says Nicholas strengthens to Category 1 hurricane as it heads toward Texas landfall

Sep. 13, 2021 23:22 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — National Hurricane Center says Nicholas strengthens to Category 1 hurricane as it heads toward Texas landfall.

Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain

Sep. 12, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said a hurricane watch was...

Typhoon pours 5 inches of rain on Taiwan, heads for Shanghai

Sep. 12, 2021 05:39 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Typhoon Chanthu drenched Taiwan with heavy rain Sunday as the storm’s center passed the island’s east coast heading for Shanghai. On the Chinese mainland, the government issued a typhoon warning for Shanghai and warned of possible torrential...

Taiwan cancels airline flights as typhoon approaches

Sep. 11, 2021 06:40 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Airline flights, ferries and train service were canceled as Typhoon Chanthu roared toward Taiwan on Saturday and authorities warned of high wind and heavy rain along the island's south and east coast. Chanthu's center was forecast to pass Taiwan's...

Olaf weakens after hitting Mexico's Los Cabos as Cat 2 storm

Sep. 10, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Olaf slipped back to tropical storm force on Friday after slamming into the Los Cabos resorts at the tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula and then drenching the region with torrential rains. The storm came ashore near San...

Mindy dumps rain on SC and GA coast, moves off into Atlantic

Sep. 09, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tropical depression Mindy dumped rain along the Georgia and South Carolina seacoasts Thursday during a trek across land before moving well out over the Atlantic Ocean. Mindy was a brief-lived tropical storm that had formed Wednesday in the...