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Tropical Storm Narda Drenches Mexican Pacific Resorts Before Weakening

MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Narda caused heavy rains and some flooding in the resort of Zihuatanejo and other spots along Mexico’s Pacific coast Sunday before weakening into a tropical depression as it moved overland and began drenching Puerto Vallarta …

Dorian Set to Lash Puerto Rico Before Hitting Florida Coast

Tropical Storm Dorian is about to lash Puerto Rico with torrential rains, and then is expected to gain strength and become the first major hurricane to hit Florida’s east coast in 15 years. Chances are increasing that the storm will …

Storm Dorian Barrels West, Barbados Gets Ready for Impact

BRIDGETOWN, Barbado — Tropical Storm Dorian gathered speed on Monday as it barreled west towards Barbados, where people began preparing for the onset of heavy wind and rain, and officials advised the public to stay indoors. The small tropical cyclone …

Hundreds of Japan Flights Canceled as Thursday Storm Looms

Hundreds of flights and bullet train services within Japan were canceled as severe tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country’s southwestern flank. The transportation services were halted on forecasts for sustained winds of as much as 67 miles per …

Tropical Storm Barry Set to Dump Two Feet of Rain on Louisiana

The leading edge of Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain is reaching Louisiana, where communities including New Orleans are bracing for a downpour that threatens to inundate already-high waterways. As much as 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain could fall …

Thunderstorms Strike East Coast, Leave Thousands without Power

Severe thunderstorms blasted the U.S. East Coast with gusts of wind up to 50 miles per hour on Monday morning, knocking out power in thousands of homes and putting several states on flood watch, the National Weather Service said. More …

Midwest Could Face Severe Flooding, Other Problems

Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains. The weather already was blamed for several fatalities, including the deaths of four …

Utah Flooding Damages Homes, Sends Car Plunging Into River

Heavy rain swamped much of Utah over the weekend, shutting down a sewage treatment plant, damaging homes and causing a moving car to plunge into a river. In southern Utah, a man and woman from Italy were returning to their …

After Effects of Heavy Rain Concern California Cities

Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously high rates. Evacuation orders remained in effect for hundreds …

Louisiana Fast Food Restaurant Roof Collapse Due to Heavy Rain

Investigators still are trying to determine what caused the roof of a Wendy’s restaurant near Covington, La., to collapse, though they suspect heavy rain may be to blame. St. Tammany Fire District No. 12 responded to the restaurant around after …