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IN PICTURES: Deadly storm ‘Hurricane Sally’

Tropical Storm Sally has left more than half a million Americans without power as its torrential rains and storm surges lashed the US Gulf coast. Sally weakened after it made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane but the slow-moving storm continues to batter Florida and Alabama. At least one person was killed and hundreds were […]

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Hurricane Sally makes landfall threatening ‘historic’ flooding

Hurricane Sally made landfall into the US Gulf Coast early Wednesday, threatening ‘historic’ and deadly flash flooding. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the category 2 storm hit Gulf Shores, Alabama at about 4:45 am bringing maximum sustained winds of about 165kmh. “Historic life-threatening flooding likely along portions of the northern Gulf coast,” the […]

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Tropical Storm Sally could transform to Category 2 hurricane during landfall near New Orleans

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to make landfall near New Orleans, United States on Tuesday morning after strengthening to Category Hurricane. Officials have issued a warning from Morgan City, Louisiana, east to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including New Orleans, Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas. Storm surges of up to 7 to 11 feet are possible near […]

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IN PICTURES, Hurricane Laura: Devastation from one of strongest storms to hit United States

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Storms Marco and Laura kill at least 12 in the Caribbean

At least 12 people were killed as two storms tore through the Caribbean on Sunday. Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura brought high winds and rough seas leaving at least nine people dead in Haiti and another three in the Dominican Republic. Heavy rains have also battered Cuba and the US territory of Puerto Rico. […]

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Hurricane Hanna threatens flash flooding in coronavirus hit Texas

Hurricane Hanna’s winds have lashed the south Texas coast, knocking out power to thousands before it was downgraded to a tropical storm that still threatened flash flooding in the area already badly hit by Covid-19 infections. “7 AM Radar update – Showers with heavy rain were developing from Victoria extending SE into the Gulf of […]