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Typhoon Mangkhut: about 100 feared dead in the Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut: about 100 feared dead in the Philippines

Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, was expected to skirt 100 km (62 miles) south of Hong Kong and veer west toward the coast of China's southern Guangdong province, and the gaming center of Macau. Earlier, TRT World spoke to Hong Kong-based journalist Patrick Fok for more details. The massive storm left dozens dead from landslides and drownings as it sliced through the northern Philippines on Saturday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florence weakens to Category 1, but days of rain and wind underway

Florence weakens to Category 1, but days of rain and wind underway

Elsewhere in Wilmington , Linda Smith, a 67-year-old retired nonprofit director, was concerned as she watched wind gusts stir up frothy white caps on the Cape Fear River. Hurricanes and typhoons not only bring severe coastal flooding via storm surge-they create awful inland flooding as well. The father of the child was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gov. Brown says California will launch satellite

Gov. Brown says California will launch satellite

Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff addressed the Global Climate Action Summit Thursday in San Francisco. Tropical Storm Florence killed at least five people in North Carolina on Friday after it came ashore as a Category 1 hurricane. "But everyone here is saying (the opposite), like the mayors, the governors and the City Council". Ghosh said that India must use this opportunity provided by the California summit to "demonstrate its climate actions, by virtue of its power of resistance to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

Henry McMaster said, noting that Hurricane Hugo moved through the state in a matter of hours. Flood conditions will worsen through the relentless rainfall over the next couple days, officials warned. In New Bern, population 29,000, flooding on the Neuse River trapped people, and Mayor Dana Outlaw told The Charlotte Observer that about 200 had been rescued by 5 a.m. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florence downgraded to tropical storm

Florence downgraded to tropical storm

Tropical storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles from its center. The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Morehead City measured 15.56 inches of rainfall so far, the NHC said. There's still a threat from rising tides, Risty-Davis says. And she has seen reports of people fleeing to rooftops to escape high floodwaters. A state of emergency has been declared in five coastal states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland and Virginia. Consulte Mais Informação

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Severe flooding after Hurricane Florence makes landfall

While Florence is, as of 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, now "just" a tropical storm , it has still ripped the Carolina coast with heavy winds and record-breaking rainfall , causing widespread damage for humans and wildlife alike. As it made landfall on the United States southeast coast on Friday, Florence buckled buildings, flooded entire communities and left more than 900,000 homes and businesses without power. Consulte Mais Informação

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Toronto politicians to weigh steps as province revives bill to reduce council

Toronto politicians to weigh steps as province revives bill to reduce council

Ulli Watkiss, who is in charge of running the municipal election, says matters have reached a "tipping point" and she's concerned that every day lost to delay between now and the vote affects her ability to ensure fairness. But Ford quickly announced he'd use the notwithstanding clause to override the ruling, and also said his government would appeal the decision. Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark said he still believes the city can head to the polls as scheduled. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1; still a risky storm

Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1; still a risky storm

Still, the storm has the capacity for huge destruction. Weather forecasters also warn that the threat of tornadoes is increasing as the system draws closer to land. Florence is battering the North Carolina coast - flooding beach town roads from the Outer Banks to Carolina Beach. According to meteorologists, Florence could be quite deadly-and with climate change making hurricanes more common and more catastrophic, there are going to be a lot more storms like Florence. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gov. McMaster cautions SC residents as Hurricane Florence moves toward state

Gov. McMaster cautions SC residents as Hurricane Florence moves toward state

At 8 p.m. Friday, Florence was centered about 15 miles (25 kilometers) north-northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina , and about 55 miles (90 kilometers) east-southeast of Florence, South Carolina. "It's like being stalked by a turtle", Federal Emergency Management Agency official Jeff Byard told reporters. A North Carolina city says about 70 people have been rescued from a hotel whose structural integrity is being threatened by Hurricane Florence. Consulte Mais Informação

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National Hurricane Center Updates Current Status of Tropical Storm Florence

A mother and her baby died when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina . The woman's husband was injured in the incident and taken to a nearby hospital, according to police. Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it was unclear how many did. "Plant procedures call for the reactors to be shut down before the anticipated onset of hurricane-force winds", agency spokesman Joey Ledford told CNN. Consulte Mais Informação

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