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Tropical Storm Dorian forms in Atlantic, likely to grow

Aug. 24, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A newly formed tropical depression has strengthened into the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is moving west and could reach hurricane strength Tuesday when it nears the central Lesser...

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast

Aug. 24, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful tropical storm swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving at least one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning, officials said. A 17-year-old died and two children were injured in another landslide in the northern Philippines on...

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Aug. 24, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of...

National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season

Aug. 24, 2019 5:15 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.

Alaska salmon deaths blamed on record warm temperatures

Aug. 23, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Add salmon to the list of species affected by Alaska's blistering summer temperatures, including the hottest July on record. Dead salmon have shown up in river systems throughout Alaska, and the mortalities are probably connected to warm water or low river water levels, said Sam...

Tropical Storm Ivo forecast to weaken in Pacific off Mexico

Aug. 23, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Ivo should weaken gradually in the next couple of days as it moves over the Pacific Ocean parallel to Mexico's western coast without posing a direct threat to land, forecasters said Friday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Ivo was expected to become a tropical...

AP Explains: The causes and risks of the Amazon fires

Aug. 23, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world's largest rainforest is often called the "lungs of the earth." Here's a look at what's happening: ___ WHAT'S BURNING? Brazil's National Space...

Polish official: Deadly lightning storm like terror attack

Aug. 23, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish emergency official on Friday likened the deadly lightning storm over the Tatra Mountains that killed at least five people and injured more than 150 to a terror attack in terms of the number of casualties and some of the wounds. Survivors described horrific scenes in which...

Pakistani authorities evacuate 2,000 from flood-hit areas

Aug. 23, 2019 7:05 AM EDT

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities have evacuated about 2,000 people from flood-affected areas after accusing India of opening a dam without warning earlier this week and swelling two rivers in Pakistan. Pakistani rescue services deployed boats and with the help of the military, transported...

Polish rescue workers say 5 people still missing in lightning storm that killed 5, injured over 150

Aug. 23, 2019 5:52 AM EDT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish rescue workers say 5 people still missing in lightning storm that killed 5, injured over 150.