Irene`s federal cost USD 1.5 bn: White House

The White House has estimated that
Hurricane Irene will cost federal taxpayers USD 1.5 billion in disaster relief.

Sep 06, 2011, 13:06 PM IST

Helicopters rush food, water to cut-off Vt. towns

The National Guard are using heavy-duty vehicles to bring relief to flood-stricken communities still reachable by road.

Aug 31, 2011, 08:53 AM IST

Irene`s death toll jumps; US towns battle floods

To the north, Vermont contended with what its
governor called the worst flooding in a century.

Aug 30, 2011, 09:16 AM IST

New York City gets back to business after Irene

Financial markets were expected to open as normal, albeit with reduced volume.

Aug 29, 2011, 22:02 PM IST

‘Irene is God`s message for Washington’

Former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said, the US must heed the message of god.

Aug 29, 2011, 21:26 PM IST

After Irene: Severe flooding is feared within days

4.5 million homes along the coast lost power and at least 14 deaths were blamed on the storm.

Aug 28, 2011, 23:50 PM IST

Irene damage could be `tens of billions`: US guv

Experts said the financial toll would be much higher if there was a direct hit on New York.

Aug 28, 2011, 23:19 PM IST

Evacuations begin on tiny NC island ahead of Irene

Officials have warned Irene could cause flooding, power outages or worse all along the East Coast.

Aug 24, 2011, 21:02 PM IST

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US

In the US, Irene, the first hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to hit Florida.

Aug 22, 2011, 21:27 PM IST