User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: Sep 21 2018 06:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The trials of women in climate science 21.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Some of the most qualified and accomplished climate scientists on earth are women. But are they getting the respect they deserve?
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The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence 20.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death.
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Florence Flooding Hits North Carolina Hog Farms Hard 20.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Floodwaters have caused the worst damage to North Carolina’s hog farms in nearly two decades, with more than 5,000 animals dying and several dozen waste lagoons releasing pollutants into waterways.
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'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home? 19.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Hurricane Florence's catastrophic crawl across the Carolinas will soon face a long, hard recovery. Among the first tasks: finding temporary housing for thousands whose homes were destroyed or severely damaged.
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North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient 19.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.
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Florence engulfs hog farms and chicken houses, thrashing North Carolina agriculture 18.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
At least 1.7 million chickens have died from flooding in the state. The impact is now coming into focus -- including overflowing pools of hog manure and waterlogged sweet potato fields.
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Why don't more Americans have flood insurance? 18.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Most Americans don't have flood insurance. Who will cover rebuilding costs after Hurricane Florence?
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Search for Survivors Continues as Typhoon Cleanup Begins 17.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Hundreds of rescue workers dug through mud and debris in the Philippines on Monday, seeking survivors from a monster typhoon that also caused widespread damage in Hong Kong and the southern China coast.
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Florence Flooding Threatens to Last for Days 17.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Florence doused the Carolinas for a third day with unrelenting rain that unleashed widespread flooding and officials warned that the menace would persist for days.
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Photos: Rising rivers, evacuations in North Carolina in wake of Florence 16.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding that could be the next stage of a mounting disaster.
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Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland rivers 16.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the death toll from Florence mounted and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina is bracing for what could be the next stage of a still-unfolding disaster: catastrophic, widespread river flooding.
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Coal ash landfill collapses in North Carolina after torrential rain from Florence 16.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
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Supertyphoon Mangkhut Hits Philippines, Causing as Many as 12 Deaths 16.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
The world’s strongest typhoon this year lashed the northern Philippines and left as many as 12 dead, but fell short of causing large-scale casualties, in a test of disaster preparation five years after a similar storm killed more than 6,300 people.
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Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in China after dozens killed in Philippines 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The storm made landfall Sunday evening in southern China, bringing heavy rains and 100 mph winds. The storm left dozens dead in the Philippines and more than 100 injured in Hong Kong.
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Photos: Flooding, damage left in wake of Hurricane Florence 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Emergency workers went door to door urging people to flee Florence's rising waters Saturday and rescuers used inflatable boats to pluck others from homes already submerged as the storm poured on the rain, setting the stage for what could be some of the most disastrous flooding in North Carolina history.
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Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, continues to besiege Carolinas 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threats are days from ending as remnants from what was a major hurricane swirl over the Carolinas.
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Why they chose to stay in the path of Hurricane Florence 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
While thousands of people evacuated the North and South Carolina coasts in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, many did not — for a variety of reasons.
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At least 3 killed as Typhoon Mangkhut slams into Philippines 15.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into the northern Philippines early Saturday morning, with the eye of the storm passing over the island of Luzon.
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Hurricane center: Florence close to landfall in N. Carolina 14.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The powerful storm already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and forecasters say that "catastrophic" freshwater flooding is expected over portions of the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence inches closer to the U.S. East Coast.
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Many Homeowners Underinsured for Hurricane Florence Damage 14.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Forecasters warned that Hurricane Florence is likely to be devastating due to the storm’s large size and slow speed, concerns that are magnified by the Carolina region’s coastal development and homeowners’ lack of adequate insurance.
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