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Hurricane Harvey

2017 'costliest' year in US: Report

The US had 16 weather and climate disasters in 2017 each with losses exceeding $1 billion.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:06 AM IST

Trump meets victims, responders in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday on a mission to reassure the island`s struggling residents that he is committed to their recovery from a devastating hurricane that has tested his ability to manage natural disasters.

Oct 03, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

Indian-American couple donates USD 250,000 for Harvey relief

Bhandari is the owner and CEO of the BioUrja Group, an energy and agricultural commodity trading company based out of Houston with offices around the world.

Sep 25, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

Criminal probe opens into eight deaths at Florida nursing home after Irma

In addition to severe flooding across Florida and extensive property damage in the Keys, residents faced widespread power outages that initially plunged more than half the state into darkness.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma; millions still without power

The death toll from Hurricane Irma climbed on Wednesday, with authorities reporting six patients at a Florida nursing home died after it had lost power, as millions struggled with no electricity and scarce essential services in the storm-hit state.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Storm Surge: What it is and how it puts human life in danger – Find out

Forecasters warn that the storm surge from Hurricane Irma could reach 15 feet (4.5 meters) along parts of the Florida coast in the coming hours. 

Sep 10, 2017, 13:20 PM IST

Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

As per reports, 64 displaced cats and dogs were relocated to California from Texas, only to be placed in new and safe shelters.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Hurricane Irma thrashes St Martin as Florida braces for weekend landfall

Irma could become the second powerful storm to thrash the US mainland in as many weeks, but its precise trajectory remained uncertain. Hurricane Harvey killed more than 60 people and caused as much as $180 billion in damage after hitting Texas late last month.

Sep 06, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

Jimmy Fallon announces USD 1 million donations to Hurricane Harvey relief fund

 Jimmy Fallon recently announced that his Tonight Show is giving USD 1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund.

Sep 06, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Hurricane Harvey to be costliest natural disaster in US: Report

Hurricane Harvey, which has wreaked havoc in Texas and Louisiana in the southeast US, is likely to be the most expensive weather disaster in US history, according to a report.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Death toll of Hurricane Harvey over 60

 More than 60 people have died or are feared dead in flooding or circumstances connected to Tropical Storm Harvey, according to local officials on Monday.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:36 AM IST

Hurricane Harvey: Second Indian student, rescued from Texas lake, dies

A 25-year-old Indian student died in Houston, after nearly drowning in a swollen lake where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc.

Sep 04, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

Finally! Jennifer Garner joins Instagram

The 45-year-old, on Friday, shared her first post on the account. In the clip, Garner moves letters on a board around to relay two different messages.

Sep 02, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Indian-Americans in Texas help thousands with food, medical aid

Approximately 150,000 Indian-Americans and Indians live in the greater Houston Area, according to Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of greater Houston Executive Director, Jagdip Ahluwalia, who is a long-time Houstonian.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Miley Cyrus donates $500,000 to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Singer Miley Cyrus is helping out victims of Hurricane Harvey in a major way by donating $500,000 to the relief efforts for the city of Houston.

Sep 01, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Donald Trump to donate USD 1 mln for Harvey flood relief operations: White House

More than 30,000 people took refuge 200 shelters, about 1,800 evacuees have been moved to hotels and other longer-term housing options, said Brock Long, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Sep 01, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Trump Administration to ask Congress for emergency funding for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

 United States President Donald Trump's Homeland Security Advisor, Tom Bossert, has said that about 100,000 homes have been affected by Hurricane Harvey and the White House would soon make the first of the two planned supplemental funding requests to Congress to aid relief efforts in the affected regions.

Sep 01, 2017, 07:01 AM IST

Hurricane Harvey victims are neo-Nazis, suggests Charlie Hebdo cover

The hurricane has killed at least 35 people and displaced thousands of others. 

Sep 01, 2017, 00:24 AM IST

Blasts at chemical plant spark new worry in storm-soaked Texas

The explosions in Crosby, Texas, were the latest aftermath of the historic flooding brought by the most powerful storm to land in Texas in a half-century, which drove tens of thousands from their homes around the US energy hub.

Sep 01, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

This is how NASA is aiding response to Hurricane Harvey

NASA has said it is providing technical assistance and scientific expertise to help respond to hurricane Harvey which has been a disaster of unprecedented proportions for those who live and work in southeast Texas.

Aug 31, 2017, 15:12 PM IST