Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Weather

Rescuers search amid the mud after a landslide in Bandarban, Bangladesh, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

BY JULHAS ALAM DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Heavy rain triggered landslides that killed at least 68 people in southeast Bangladesh, officials said Tuesday, as police and soldiers struggled to reach ...
Florida flooding

Following hazardously dry conditions in Southwest Florida, recent rains have thoroughly soaked the majority of Southwest Florida, specifically Collier County. Those dry conditions made for extremely favorable wildfire conditions and, ...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, waves wash over a roller coaster from a Seaside Heights, N.J., amusement park that fell in the Atlantic Ocean during Superstorm Sandy.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better. Meteorologists are now as good with ...
hurricane supplies

With the onset of hurricane season upon us, a three-day sales tax holiday for disaster preparedness kicks off on Friday. Floridians will be able to purchase items including batteries, portable ...
Hurricane Matthew

We had questions, from a local reader, and directed them towards Ari Sarsalari, an on-air meteorologist for The Weather Channel. “It was recently announced, ‘A total of 12 named storms, ...
hurricane damage

It has been nearly 12 years since a hurricane made landfall in Southwest Florida…Hurricane Wilma in 2005…but 2016 didn’t come without any tense moments. Hurricane Matthew glanced up the state’s ...
Nessa King of Wyndham, Maine, returns a shot while playing volleyball in record breaking heat at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

BY BOB SALSBERG BOSTON (AP) — Heat records were burning up Thursday in cities in the Northeast as the region gets a summer preview. The mercury reached 92 degrees in ...
Part of a building sits on a vehicle after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Storms whipped through a wide swath of the central U.S., forming tornadoes that flattened a Wisconsin mobile home park and an Oklahoma subdivision and killing ...
In this May 2, 2017 file photo, floodwaters from Lake Ontario fill a yard along Edgemere Dr., in Greece, New York. (Jamie Germano/Democrat & Chronicle via AP, File)

BY MARY ESCH Four months after an international body approved a new plan for regulating Lake Ontario’s water level, property owners who had claimed the rules favored muskrat lodges over ...
An aerial photo of Pocahontas, Ark. shows the Black River along U.S. 67 at the city's park. (David Mosesso/The Jonesboro Sun via AP)

BY JIM SALTER ST. LOUIS (AP) — Flooded areas of the Midwest are bracing for another round of heavy rain Wednesday, the last thing they need with rivers in several ...
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