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A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast

A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast

Nate the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Katrina in 2005 — quickly lost strength, with its winds diminishing to a tropical depression.

Oct 09, 2017, 07:48 AM IST

US hurricane-force winds knock out power to 200,000 customers

Crews scrambled to restore power to more than 200,000 customers who lost electricity service when hurricane-force winds toppled trees and utility poles across much of western New York.

Mar 10, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Millions in US told to flee hurricane, over 100 dead in Haiti

Millions in US told to flee hurricane, over 100 dead in Haiti

President Barack Obama declared a federal state of emergency in Florida, as highways there and in neighboring states clogged up with people.

Oct 07, 2016, 02:11 AM IST

Arthur pelts Maine, moves into southeast Canada

Arthur pelted parts of far eastern Maine and southeastern Canada with heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday, as the storm that had been a hurricane swept away from southern New England.

Jul 06, 2014, 02:18 AM IST

US coast survives Hurricane Arthur

Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power in a swipe at North Carolina`s dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.

Jul 05, 2014, 04:40 AM IST

Another storm heading towards New York, New Jersey

Another storm could bring in rain and coastal flooding causing more havoc in areas already hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey.

Nov 05, 2012, 13:13 PM IST

Over 30,000 New Yorkers ‘need to be relocated’ post Sandy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that 30,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers may need to be relocated as the region is still recovering from the devastation by super storm Sandy.

Nov 05, 2012, 11:16 AM IST

Will Sandy storm impact the US Presidential poll?

Saying that "The election will take care of itself next week", Obama has plunged wholeheartedly into his role as commander-in-chief.

Oct 31, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

Millions in NY to suffer massive power outage for 10 days more

Millions of people across the New York will have to remain without power for nearly 10 days or even longer as superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc.

Oct 31, 2012, 12:25 PM IST

Hurricane forces UN`s NY office to remain closed

The UN has said the world body`s headquarters in New York will remain closed for the third day Wednesday "due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy".

Oct 31, 2012, 10:16 AM IST

Superstorm Sandy toll over 120 as rescuers struggle with aftermath

US authorities scrambled to restore power and clear heaps of debris in the densely- populated East Coast region after superstorm Sandy left a trail of destruction from the Caribbean to Canada.

Oct 31, 2012, 09:29 AM IST

Superstorm not yet over: Obama

Describing the crisis triggered by superstorm Sandy as "heartbreaking" for the nation, US President Barack Obama warned the storm was "not yet over".

Oct 31, 2012, 08:41 AM IST

Hurricane Sandy may leave NY transit system out of service

New York’s flooded transit system could be out of service for four days after the superstorm ‘Hurricane Sandy’ slammed into the city.

Oct 30, 2012, 15:09 PM IST

Sandy storm takes social media by a storm

Social media was abuzz with Sandy as the storm got over four million mentions on Twitter while it was the number one phrase on Facebook.

Oct 30, 2012, 11:29 AM IST

Storm-hit Obama ropes in Bill Clinton for election

US President Barack Obama has roped in charismatic Bill Clinton to carry on the campaign on his behalf.

Oct 30, 2012, 11:23 AM IST

Sandy storm: 14 sailors rescued from HMS Bounty

US Coast Guard carried out a dramatic rescue of 14 sailors flung into the sea from their sinking three-masted replica of the historic ship HMS Bounty.

Oct 30, 2012, 11:05 AM IST

Sandy storm`s shocking, says US tavern owner

"It`s shocking what I`m looking at now," said a tavern owner in Atlantic City as he described cars that were "completely underwater".

Oct 30, 2012, 10:39 AM IST

Sandy storm: NYU hospital plunges into darkness

As Hurricane Sandy slammed into New Jersey, the New York University hospital plunged into darkness, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg reportedly said.

Oct 30, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

Sandy leaves trail of devastation, kills 33 on US East coast

Superstorm Sandy battered the US East Coast on Tuesday with fierce winds and heavy rains, killing at least 33 people.

Oct 30, 2012, 08:27 AM IST