The past year has been marked by storms of record ferocity, apocalyptic damage and thousands of deaths Just two years after forced her to flee her home temporarily, Adrienne Kennedy has again had to pack her bags and leave. , which drenched the Carolinas last month, punched holes in Kennedy’s roof, causing it to collapse. “You do get kind of hopeless,” said Kennedy, who is renting a place 30 miles away. It may take a year to return safely home to Lumberton, North Carolina. “I was born and raised there. I don’t see myself living anywhere else. You have to be proactive. But it’s all up in the air,” she said.
Engaging in more sustainable solutions and practices for companies are not only a responsibility but a necessity for businesses to continue to operate in the future said a head of a United Nations program.
Agricultural damage from Hurricane Michael's rampage last week across Georgia, Alabama and Florida is forecast to top $1.3 billion, with pecan and cotton farms the hardest hit as well as the region's poultry operations, according to officials.
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says preventing global temperatures from rising by 1.5 degrees Celsius will require a "rapid and far-reaching" energy, transportation and industry transition.
Anthony and Delia Green from Moffat in Scotland said to have drowned in taxi going to hotel The British couple who died after torrential rain caused flash flooding on the Spanish island of Mallorca have been named as Anthony and Delia Green, from Dumfries and Galloway. The couple, from the town of Moffat, were both in their 70s and had been travelling in a taxi from Palma airport to their hotel in Cala Millor on the east coast of the island when they got caught up in the flooding.
Florida and Georgia count cost of one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit US as downgraded storm dumps rain on Carolinas
The colossal scale of Hurricane Michael’s deadly trail of carnage through Florida’s Panhandle became clear on Thursday as the waning but still powerful storm lashed the Carolinas before heading east towards the Atlantic. Entire waterfront communities were obliterated by one of the most powerful storms ever to strike the United States and authorities confirmed that at least six people had lost their lives. The death toll was expected to rise.
Searchers raise official death toll from category four storm to 14
Officials say 285 people may have defied evacuation order
Rescuers intensified their efforts on Saturday in the attempt to find survivors amid the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community that was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael. One body had already been recovered.
At least 13 people have died after heavy storms cut off roads and caused rivers to burst their banks in parts of south-west . The Aude reached levels not seen in more than 100 years, said Vigicrues, the French flooding agency
At least 13 people killed as flash flooding swamps towns and villages around Carcassonne At least 13 people have died after violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in south-west France, in the latest episode of wild weather in Europe, officials have said. Flash floods swamped a number of towns and villages around Carcassonne, leaving a trail of overturned cars, damaged roads and collapsed homes.
Around 250 people stayed as Panhandle town was flattened
Mayor Al Cathey hopes one death so far may be only fatality
Crews operating heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in Mexico Beach on Sunday, as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out Hurricane Michael.
Landslide in Cwmduad claims one life and another man dies in sea at Brighton Large swathes of Wales and England are mopping up after more than a month’s worth of rain fell within a few hours as Storm Callum swept across the UK. Two people were killed, one man as he was engulfed by a landslip and a second after entering the sea off Brighton, while homes and businesses were flooded and rail and road journeys were made hazardous or impossible.
Police issue warnings as landslide in Cwmduad claims a life and another man dies in sea at Brighton Two people have been killed after storm Callum battered Wales, the western parts of Britain and coastal areas. A Met Office alert warned of danger to life from fast-flowing, deep floodwater and power cuts, and said some communities were threatened with being cut off completely. Dyfed-Powys police were called to a landslip at Cwmduad between Carmarthen and Cardigan, where a person was confirmed dead at the scene. The fatal landslide happened on the A484 on Saturday.
Police warn people to avoid swelling rivers as landslide in Cwmduad claims a life One person has been killed in a landslide after storm Callum battered Wales and the western parts of Britain. A Met Office alert warned of danger to life from fast-flowing, deep floodwater and power cuts, and said some communities were threatened with being cut off completely. Dyfed-Powys police said it was “dealing with” a landslip at Cwmduad between Carmarthen and Cardigan, where a person was confirmed dead at the scene.
Fema officials say they expect fatality count to climb as rescuers focus efforts in cities along the Florida Panhandle The death toll from Hurricane Michael’s rampage across the south-eastern United States rose to at least 13 on Friday as rescue crews spread out across the devastated Florida Panhandle in search of more victims.