Wind farms can tame hurricanes: Scientists

Huge offshore wind farms can protect vulnerable coastal cities against devastating cyclones like Katrina and Sandy by tempering winds and ocean surges before they reach land, a study said Wednesday.

Feb 26, 2014, 22:05 PM IST

Paul McCartney to stage charity gig for Sandy victims

Paul McCartney is putting together a charity show here to raise funds for the victims of hurricane Sandy.

Nov 18, 2012, 09:31 AM IST

Another storm hits NY, NJ; thousands powerless

A severe northeaster storm caused heavy snowfall across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, leaving over 160,000 residents without power and hundreds of flights cancelled.

Nov 08, 2012, 09:52 AM IST

Heavy turnout in Sandy hit New Jersey, New York

Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey and New York witnessed heavy turnout as America went to polls to decide whether to re-elect Barack Obama or replace him with Mitt Romney.

Nov 07, 2012, 09:15 AM IST

US elections: Sandy-hit New Jersey residents can vote by email, fax

Displaced voters in New Jersey, worst hit by last week`s superstorm Sandy, would be allowed to cast absentee ballots by email and fax.

Nov 05, 2012, 21:00 PM IST

Post-Sandy, Indians in US say never saw such devastation

Indians residing in New York and New Jersey, the two worst-hit states, continue to struggle to get back on their feet.

Nov 04, 2012, 14:05 PM IST

Storm-hit states in US to use Army trucks as polling booths

Disaster-hit areas will use military trucks as makeshift polling stations to enable citizens to cast their votes in the November 6 Presidential polls.

Nov 04, 2012, 13:02 PM IST

Obama guarantees aid to states hit by Sandy

President Barack Obama guaranteed Saturday all necessary aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy.

Nov 04, 2012, 11:05 AM IST

Keep politics away from storm recovery efforts: Jindal

Bobby Jindal asked the White House and state leaders dealing with storm relief efforts to "stop declaring victory, stop giving speeches".

Nov 04, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Post-Sandy woes force New York to cancel marathon

Two days after announcing the annual New York Marathon would take place as scheduled, Mayor Bloomberg reversed course and cancelled the event.

Nov 03, 2012, 11:17 AM IST

After Sandy, Barack Obama has edge in close race

As President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney returned to the campaign in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, new polls suggested a very close race.

Nov 02, 2012, 16:13 PM IST

UN suffers `unprecedented damage` from Sandy

The headquarters of the United Nations overlooking New York`s East River suffered "unprecedented damage" from Superstorm Sandy.

Nov 02, 2012, 10:25 AM IST

Barack Obama, Mitt Romney resume campaigning

Polling shows Barack Obama locked in a tie nationwide with Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

Nov 02, 2012, 09:13 AM IST

`Superstorm Sandy is punishment for anti-Islam film`

The US death toll from Sandy tops 90 as swathes of the east coast battle to recover, three days after being battered by the massive storm.

Nov 02, 2012, 09:06 AM IST

Over 80 killed in superstorm Sandy, 4 mn without power

Superstorm Sandy left a trail of bodies and wreckage on the densely-populated US East Coast, claiming over 80 lives.

Nov 01, 2012, 12:02 PM IST

US polls can`t be postponed, despite Sandy havoc

An 1845 law set the Tuesday immediately following the first Monday in November of every election year as Election Day across the US.

Nov 01, 2012, 11:25 AM IST

Superstorm Sandy: Barack Obama tours New Jersey coastline

US President Barack Obama toured the storm-ravaged areas of New Jersey, along with its Governor Chris Christie.

Nov 01, 2012, 08:12 AM IST

Jet cancels flights, AI flights delayed due to Hurricane Sandy

US President Barack Obama has declared emergency in a number of states including New York, New Jersey, Virginia, District of Columbia and Massachusetts.

Oct 29, 2012, 10:17 AM IST

Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas after leaving 21 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm.

Oct 26, 2012, 14:39 PM IST

Big storm threatens US East Coast

An unusual nasty mix of a hurricane and a winter storm that forecasters are now calling "Frankenstorm" is likely to blast most of the US East Coast next week.

Oct 26, 2012, 10:16 AM IST