Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Ophelia Unearthed Ancient Human Skeleton In Ireland

Tropical storm Ophelia unearthed a surprise on the coast of Ireland, an ancient human skeleton locals previously didn’t know existed. As Ophelia caused storm surge on the coast of Ireland, the waves eroded away a piece of the beach to reveal this skeleton.<p>The skeleton is estimated to be over 1,000 …


Two die as Typhoon Lan hits Japan

<b>Two people have died and more than 10 injured after a typhoon struck Japan.</b><p>Typhoon Lan made landfall at Shizuoka, 175km (110 miles) south-west of Tokyo, at about 03:00 local time on Monday (18:00 GMT Sunday).<p>Gusts of up to 198km/h (123mph) hit the country, its weather agency said.<p>The storm, which …


Strong typhoon nears southern Japan the day before election

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday as a strong typhoon sweeps ashore, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election.<p>Typhoon Lan was classified as an intense Category 4 storm on Saturday, with winds of up to 250 km/h (156 …

World News

Why We Should Be Very Scared About Tropical Storms Hitting Ireland

<i>This story was originally published by</i> Slate<i></i> <i>and appears here as part of the</i> Climate Desk <i>collaboration</i>. An already unusual hurricane season just got a …

Liberal View

Typhoon Lan - Western Pacific

Updated: <b><br>Wind:</b> 74 MPH | <b>Location:</b> 37.3N 218.4E | <b>Movement:</b> NE<br>More Information:<br>Tracking Map<br>Public Advisory<br>Discussion<br>Coordinates<br>Computer Models

Natural Disasters

Plane’s horror landing: ‘Somebody buy the pilot a pint’

The Aer Lingus aircraft could be seen being buffeted by the strong winds as it came in to land at Dublin Airport in Ireland, with the pilot praised …

Australian News

Lan (NW Pacific Ocean)

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and captured an image of Typhoon Lan in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and saw a well-organized storm …


'Paolo' now a severe tropical storm

MANILA - Tropical cyclone "Paolo" has intensified into a severe tropical storm as it moved over the Philippine Sea, PAGASA said Tuesday.<p>In its 11 …


How You Could Have Easily Tracked Tropical Storm Lidia (2017) Through West Coast Global Insurance Services' Hurricane Tracker

West Coast Global Insurance Services are well-aware of the significance of tracking Hurricanes & Strong Tropical Storms. In Mexico, it is a good idea to know, in real time, about the recent progression of hurricanes & tropical storm developments.


Pagasa: Slow-moving Tropical Storm Lan remains outside PH

Tropical Storm Lan remains outside the Philippine area of responsibility, according to the 4 p.m. weather update of the Philippine Atmospheric …


Death toll in Vietnam flooding, landslides rises to 68

The death toll from landslides and heavy rain triggered by a tropical depression in Vietnam has climbed to 68, with another 34 people missing, …


125 passengers left stranded in ports of Bicol, Batanes due to ‘Odette’

More than a hundred passengers were stranded in different ports in Bicol and Batanes on Saturday as tropical storm Odette (international name: …


Tropical storm Khanun to bring more rain to NE on Monday

As tropical storm "Khanun" approaches Hainan, China, from the South China Sea, more rain is likely in the eastern part of the Northeast of Thailand …


Hurricane Ophelia: What a Tropical Storm is Doing in Europe

"That they reach Europe with this strength, near hurricane force, is quite unusual."


Mandeville may form panel to study lakefront flooding |

The Mandeville City Council has floated a plan to form a committee tasked with addressing the flooding that has plagued the city's lakefront in …

New Orleans

‘Odette’ strengthens into severe tropical storm

“Odette” (international name Khanun) intensified into severe tropical storm on Friday afternoon as it headed towards the West Philippine Sea, the …


Vietnam: Dozens killed by floods and landslides

Destructive floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in northern and central Vietnam in one of the deadliest natural disasters to hit in …


These photos show just how much Puerto Rico still needs our help

“Help within your means and inside your spaces,” says photojournalist Mari B. Robles López who has been documenting the post-hurricane desolation.<p>A …


Ophelia Will Be the 10th Straight Atlantic Tropical Storm to Become a Hurricane

Tropical Storm Ophelia won’t come anywhere near U.S. shores, but when it strengthens to a hurricane sometime Thursday, it will achieve another …


Travel Advice for Mexico in Tropical Storm Nate Aftermath

The coast of Cancun was bracing itself for Hurricane Nate last weekend. But Mexico residents were spared a dismal fate, unlike surrounding neighbors …


Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthens, heads toward Europe |

Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened overnight as it moved closer to Europe, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday morning (Oct. 11). It's …


Typhoon signal No 3 issued as tropical storm Khanun edges closer to Hong Kong

Hong Kong was expected to see strong winds and rain on Sunday with the approach of severe tropical storm Khanun, prompting authorities to issue the …


The Atlantic’s stormy summer: 10 weeks, 10 hurricanes, and a 124-year-old record is matched

With Tropical Storm Ophelia’s transition to Hurricane Ophelia on Wednesday, 2017 became the first year in more than a century — and only the fourth …

Climate Change

Tropical Storm Ophelia Is About to Tie an Alarming, Century-old Hurricane Record

As the 10th consecutive hurricane of the season, Ophelia signals a dangerous trend.<p>The relentless 2017 hurricane season rages on this week with the …


Yes, another one. Tropical Storm Ophelia forms in the Atlantic

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yet another tropical storm formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, the 15th named storm of what has been an active and destructive hurricane season.<p>So far, though, Tropical Storm Ophelia doesn't appear to pose the same threat to battered islands and coastlines as posed by Harvey, Irma, Jose …


Tropical Storm Ophelia expected to strengthen to hurricane by Thursday

(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ophelia is expected to strengthen gradually over the next two days and become a hurricane by Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.<p>Ophelia is about 780 miles (1,260 km) west-southwest of the Azores with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 …

News (U.S.)

Ophelia puts 2017 hurricane season in top 12 for Atlantic tropical storms

In the 167 years that the government has been keeping track, only 12 Atlantic seasons have had as many named tropical storms – those with winds of 39 …


Asia shares mixed as Wall Street rally takes breather

TOKYO – Share prices were mixed in early trading Tuesday in Asia, after the rally on Wall Street took a breather overnight. Investors are awaiting trade data from China this week and keeping an eye on geopolitical risks centered on North Korea.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 …


Nate Weakens To A Tropical Storm, While Heavy Flooding And Power Outages Continue In Alabama And Mississippi

On Saturday, Nate strengthened to hurricane status while approaching the U.S. Gulf Coast, where the storm made landfall twice. Although Nate spared New Orleans a direct hit, and folks breathed a sigh of relief when it weakened to a tropical storm, the storm caused heavy flooding in Mississippi upon …


Nate downgraded to tropical storm over Mississippi

Hurricane Nate was expected to accelerate into a Category 2 storm as it made landfall in Gulf Coast states Saturday night, but instead the storm …