tropical depression News

Genevieve Loses Punch as 2 New Storms Aim for the Gulf of Mexico

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Hurricane Genevieve lost some of its punch Thursday even as it lashed Mexico’s Los Cabos tourist resorts with hurricane-force gusts and heavy rains. And two storms formed in the Atlantic Basin — both on potential …

Bertha Weakens to Tropical Depression After Making Landfall In South Carolina

Bertha, the second named storm this Atlantic hurricane season, has weakened to a tropical depression but was still expected to bring heavy rain and possibly life-threatening flash floods to parts of the Carolinas and Virginia, the U.S. National Hurricane Center …

Storm Disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast Energy Operations from Refineries to Terminals

HOUSTON — Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery to cut production and a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas were …

Rainstorms Over Bahamas Watched as Possible U.S. Threat

Within five days, heavy rains now hitting the Bahamas where Hurricane Dorian struck could become a dangerous tropical system over Florida, and possibly the Gulf of Mexico. The odds were 50-50 a couple of days ago; now they’re at 80%. …

Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off Georgia into warm waters, gaining strength and threatening offshore oil and natural gas production. The patch …

Hurricane Arthur Could Develop Off Florida Coast

A tropical depression off the coast of Florida is forecast to grow into Hurricane Arthur and strike North Carolina‚Äôs Outer Banks during the Fourth of July holiday. The storm was stationary 95 miles (153 kilometers) southeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, …

480 Homeless After Heavy Rains in Mozambique

Nearly 500 people were flooded out of their homes in Mozambique’s capital after a tropical depression brought torrential rain and high winds, city officials said Wednesday. In neighboring South Africa, the flagship Kruger National Park was affected during the busy …