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Nicole Lashes Florida With Rain, Thousands Without Power

Nicole, now a tropical storm, is lashing central Florida with heavy rain and powerful wind, leaving a trail of blackouts and floods. The storm came ashore early Thursday as a rare November hurricane and since then its winds have dropped …

Nicole Aims at Bahamas, Likely to Reach Florida as Hurricane

Nicole has strengthened into a tropical storm as it bears down on the Bahamas and is expected to become a hurricane before reaching Florida by early Thursday. The storm was about 350 miles (563 kilometers) northeast of the northwestern Bahamas …

Hurricane Roslyn Makes Landfall in Mexico, Avoids Resorts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Roslyn slammed into a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s Pacific coast between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan Sunday morning and quickly moved inland. By Sunday morning, Roslyn had winds of 90 mph (150 …

Hurricane Orlene Hits Mexico’s Pacific Coast Near Mazatlan

MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Orlene made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast near the tourist town of Mazatlan on Monday. Electrical cables swayed and sent off showers of sparks in the town of El Rosario, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) …

Hurricane Ian Leaves Flooded Homes, Swamped Cars Behind as it Turns Toward S. Carolina

Hurricane Ian left behind swamped cars, capsized boats and flooded neighborhoods across a wide swath of Florida on Thursday as it crossed the peninsula, entered the Atlantic Ocean and regained hurricane strength before turning west toward South Carolina. The hurricane …

Hurricane Ian Projected to Cause Historic Losses for Insurers

Experts predicted insured losses from Hurricane Ian could earn it a spot as one of the costliest natural disasters in history after the storm rapidly intensified before coming ashore in Southwest Florida with 150 mph wind and began a crawl …

Storm Surge Danger From Hurricanes Is Elevated by Higher Seas

After raking Cuba early on Tuesday, Hurricane Ian has continued to strengthen as it moved northeast over the Gulf of Mexico toward Florida’s west coast, where it’s expected to make landfall on Wednesday. The huge storm’s winds have reached 155 …

Hurricane Ian Threatens More Catastrophic Losses in Florida

Florida property insurance experts have long warned that a powerful hurricane strike on a major metropolitan area could result in catastrophic losses and the insolvency of more carriers. Those warnings could become reality by the end of the week if, …

Worst-Ever Storm to Hit South Korea Threatens Catastrophic Damage

South Korea is bracing for the strongest storm in the nation’s history with Super Typhoon Hinnamnor forecast to hammer its southern coastal areas next week. The worst of the typhoon is forecast Monday or Tuesday when the weather system is …

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 …