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September 5, 2018 4:08 AM Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall on US Gulf Coast

WASHINGTON: Tropical Storm Gordon was making landfall Tuesday night on the US Gulf Coast along the border of Alabama and Mississippi as hurricane warnings remained in place. Authorities declared a state of emergency in both states as well as in the city of New Orleans in Louisiana – devastated in 2005 by mega Hurricane Katrina. The Miami-based National 77

August 22, 2018 6:57 AM Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

LOS ANGELES: Hurricane Lane has grown to a category 5 storm as it approaches Hawaii with potential for torrential rain, flash flooding and landslides, forecasters said. As per the latest models, the centre of Lane will move very close to or over the main Hawaiian Islands from Thursday through Saturday, the National Weather Service's Central Pacific Hurricane 12

July 12, 2018 2:43 AM Hurricane Chris weakens on way to Newfoundland

MIAMI: Hurricane Chris weakened on Wednesday off the US East Coast, with maximum wind speeds dropping to 150kph on an expected course towards Canada's Newfoundland province. The centre of the storm is expected to pass near or over southeastern Newfoundland on Thursday afternoon or evening, when it will likely become a strong post-tropical cyclone, said the National 13

July 10, 2018 6:49 AM Storm Beryl leaves thousands without power in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN: Thousands of Puerto Ricans lost power Monday as driving rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl neared the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria 10 months ago. "The entire government of Puerto Rico is on alert for the passage of Beryl's remnants, and heavy rain is expected in the local area," Ricardo Rossello, governor of the US territory 32

July 7, 2018 2:17 AM First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert

MIAMI: The Caribbean island of Dominica, ravaged by the deadly passage of Hurricane Maria last year, was again under a hurricane watch Friday as the first such storm of the 2018 Atlantic season moved toward the Lesser Antilles. Dominica, a former British colony where Maria left more than 30 people dead last September, was the only area where hurricane 20

June 26, 2018 5:33 AM Guatemala asks US to help its migrants after volcano eruption

GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemala on Monday asked the US government to give its migrants Temporary Protected Status after the devastating Fuego volcano eruption. Officials have confirmed the deaths of 112 people as a result of the eruption on June 3, but scores more people remain unaccounted for. "I have instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs to request 23

April 10, 2018 3:28 PM Trump’s top homeland security adviser resigns

Tom Bossert (pic) had been Donald Trump’s pointman on issues from counterterror to national disasters to cyberattacks. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, April 10 — Donald Trump’s White House was hit with a fresh resignation today as his top homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert — once a presidential favourite — announced his departure from the West Wing. “The president 20

January 28, 2018 4:06 AM Get your adrenaline rush from ‘The Hurricane Heist’ (VIDEO)

Screengrab showing Maggie Grace in her role as a Treasury Agent in 'The Hurricane Heist'.LOS ANGELES, Jan 28 — If you’re looking for an action-packed movie, well, look out for The Hurricane Heist. As the title suggests, a heist is about to take place during, well, a hurricane. Directed by Rob Cohen (Fast and the Furious), the movie is part wild disaster 39

January 12, 2018 1:34 AM EU unveils supercomputer plan to rival China

China overtook the United States in numbers and performance for supercomputers in a ranking last November, followed by Switzerland and Japan in third and fourth place. — Istock.com pic via AFPBRUSSELS, Jan 12 — The EU unveiled plans yesterday to raise €1 billion (RM4.79 billion) to build superfast computers that catch up with China and others to boost 55

November 29, 2017 3:32 AM Hurricane damage put at €2b on two French islands

PARIS: Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused some €2billion (RM9.9 billion) in damage on the French islands of St Martin and Guadeloupe as they ravaged the Caribbean in Sept, French officials said Tuesday. The damage has been estimated at €1.956 billion, France's overseas affairs ministry said in a statement as Minister Annick Girardin travelled to Brussels 9