Older people with limited mobility and those with chronic health conditions requiring the use of electrically powered medical devices were especially vulnerable
While Ian’s centre came ashore near Georgetown, South Carolina, on Friday with much weaker winds than when it crossed Florida’s Gulf Coast earlier in the week, the storm left many areas of Charleston's downtown peninsula under water.
A revived Hurricane Ian pounded coastal South Carolina on Friday, ripping apart piers and flooding streets after the ferocious storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida,
In a world where Republicans set political standards, one could expect that migrants would be abandoned in remote places without hope of succor and that funding for infrastructure construction and disaster relief would be provided only to GOP-led communities.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called Hurricane Ian a “once in 500-year event.” If only. Floridians could then rebuild after Ian and return to business as usual. Unfortunately, because of climate change, past weather patterns are becoming less and less useful for pricing future weather-related risks. Rather than 500-year events, biblical floods
Ian landed in the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio, where authorities set up 55 shelters, evacuated 50,000 people, rushed in emergency personnel and took action to protect crops in the country's main tobacco region.
One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States barreled across the Florida peninsula overnight Wednesday, threatening catastrophic flooding inland, the National Hurricane Center warned.
The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has calculated that in 2022 the largest economy in the world has lost $162 billion to extreme weather events including hurricanes, temperature rise, drought, and snowstorm. The carbon emissions were indeed higher compared to the previous two