US sea floor emanating planet-warming methane

The sea floor at the US East coast could be adding as much as 90 tonnes of the planet-warming methane gas to the atmosphere or overlying waters each year, a team of researchers has revealed.

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on North Carolina`s Outer Banks

The first hurricane of the Atlantic season made landfall on the North Carolina coast Thursday night, a windy, wet party-pooper that forced thousands of vacationers to scrap their July Fourth holiday plans amid evacuation orders.

Tropical Storm Arthur upgraded to hurricane off US

Tropical Storm Arthur strengthened into the first hurricane of the season today as it moved up the US East Coast just in time to disrupt the July 4 holiday.

After paralysing US northeast, winter storm strikes eastern Canada

The deadly storm that pummelled US East Coast has now struck eastern Canada with heavy snowfall and strong winds are expected in the area from Quebec to Newfoundland.

Tropical storm Andrea bearing down on Florida

The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season got a little stronger as it headed toward Florida`s western coast and new tropical storm warning was issued for a swath of the US East Coast.

Obama, Romney change plans as US braces for superstorm

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney changed their campaign plans as millions of Americans along US East Coast braced themselves for possibly the worst "superstorm" in 100 years.

18 dead after US storms cut power in East

The death toll is at least 18 in weekend storms that have left millions without electricity in a swath of US states.

Obama says Hurricane Irene "extremely dangerous"

Fifty-five million people are potentially in Hurricane Irene`s path, from the Carolinas to Cape Cod on the US East Coast.

5.9 quake hits US East Coast; Pentagon evacuated

Tremors prompted evacuations of buildings, City Hall and halted work at the World Trade Center site.

Hurricane Earl takes aim at US Cape Cod

New England and outlying tourist hotspot of Cape Cod was next in Earl`s path.

Hurricane Earl brushes North Carolina

Tens of thousands of people have fled North Carolina`s barrier islands.

Battered US east coast digs out, more snow coming

Hundreds of emergency crews battled on Monday to clear snow-clogged roads and restore power to thousands of homes across the US east coast before a new storm hits.

Russian subs near US coast pose no threat: Pentagon

Russian submarines patrolling off the US east coast are not cause for concern and pose no threat to the United States, the Pentagon said.