Tropical storm Chedza swept over the island nation this weekend, displacing tens of thousands of people and killing 49, the National Office for Disaster Management said.
“We’ve looked through our records, and we do not see a similar event in recent history,” National Weather Service Meteorologist Jordan Gerth told BuzzFeed.
A major downpour drenched New York City Wednesday and put on an impressive lightning show.
Tropical storm warnings were discontinued for the Virginia coast and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The warnings remain in effect for Nantucket and the Cape Cod in Massachusetts. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported.
Hurricane season’s first named storm strengthens.
The map, which visualizes the nation’s wind patterns, dramatically shows the storm’s movements up the East Coast.
Heartbreaking and heartwarming images of people striving to make the best of a bad situation. Tropical Storm Debby pounded Florida with three days of torrential rain, resulting in heavy flooding throughout the state.
No more joking about Irene being a non-event. The governor says the flooding in central and southern Vermont is the worst in over a century. A dozen bridges have been washed away, tens of thousands are without power, and at least two are dead in the tiny New England state. If you’d like to help Vermont and the many other victims of Irene, please make a donation to the Red Cross.
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