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Cyclone Damages Indian Crops Just Before Harvesting

MUMBAI — Heavy rains brought by Cyclone Gulab damaged India’s summer-sown crops such as soybeans, cotton, pulses and vegetables just before harvesting in key growing regions, which could reduce production and lift prices, industry officials told Reuters. Lower production could …

Lawsuit: Ida Outages Due to ‘Gum and Super Glue’ at Utility

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that Louisiana’s largest electric utility used a “bubble gum and super glue” approach to maintenance and construction that left customers sweltering in the dark without adequate sewage treatment after Hurricane Ida. The suit …

Nicholas Threatens to Lash Gulf Coast With Rain for Days

Tropical Storm Nicholas is lashing the U.S. Gulf Coast with torrential rain that could last for days, knocking out power, unleashing floods and dealing another blow to the energy industry just two weeks after Hurricane Ida. The storm made landfall …

Heavy Downpours From Nicholas Batter Texas, Louisiana

Heavy rains lashed, on Tuesday as Hurricane Nicholas weakened into a tropical storm, bringing the threat of widespread floods and power outages as it swept down the U.S. Gulf Coast. It is the second major storm to threaten the region …

Hurricane Olaf Brings Strong Winds, Rain to Mexico’s Baja California

MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Olaf was blowing stronger winds and battering the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula with heavy rains as it made landfall on Thursday, officials said. Olaf hit land near San Jose del Cabo at 10:00 …

Typhoon Hits Eastern Philippines, Causing Power Outages

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines on Tuesday, bringing high winds that caused power outages in several provinces. Typhoon Conson carried sustained winds of 120 kilometers (74 miles) per hour with gusts of up …

Ida Knocks Out Power to Nearly All of Louisiana, More Deaths Feared

NEW ORLEANS — At least one person has died and power is out across Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday as officials warned residents against venturing out on roads littered with downed power lines and debris from Ida, which remains a …

Hurricane Grace Makes Landfall Near Mexico’s Tulum Temples

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Grace struck Mexico’s Caribbean coast just south of the ancient Mayan temples of Tulum early Thursday, pushing a dangerous storm surge. Heavy rain and strong winds threatened to destroy flimsier homes and keep …

Tropical Storm Henri Could Strike Long Island, New England Next Week

Tropical Storm Henri is set to grow into a hurricane before slamming the U.S. Northeast anywhere from Long Island to Massachusetts, bringing heavy rain, a flooding storm surge and thrashing winds to the region starting Sunday. Hurricane watches have been …

Fred Weakens to Tropical Depression But May Strengthen Near Cuba

Tropical Storm Fred weakened to a tropical depression as it dumped heavy rain across the Dominican Republic, but was expected to pick up strength again as it moves west to threaten Cuba and Florida. The sixth named Atlantic storm of …