- Monsoon floods swamp northeast Indian villages, 21 dead Updated: Sep-01-15 4:13 am
GAUHATI, India - Monsoon flooding has inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in the last four days and forcing some 800,000 people to leave their homes.
- Storm hits Phoenix - flash floods, slowed air travel Updated: Sep-01-15 3:44 am
PHOENIX - Monsoon storms hit the Phoenix area Monday night that knocked out power to thousands, slowed air travel, and caused flash flooding that stranded motorists.
- Big surf pounds Hawaii as hurricane skirts to the north Updated: Sep-01-15 3:40 am
HILO, Hawaii - Big surf began to pick up around Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island Monday evening as weakening Hurricane Ignacio moved to the north of the state with 100 mph winds.
- Fred was easternmost hurricane to form in Atlantic tropics Updated: Aug-31-15 11:43 pm
MIAMI - Weather forecasters say Fred was the easternmost hurricane known to have formed in the Atlantic tropics, and the first to actually pass over the Cape Verde Islands as a hurricane.
- Shell resumes operations after storm force Arctic stop Updated: Aug-31-15 10:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Royal Dutch Shell PLC has resumed operations after high winds and rough seas north of Alaska's northern coast put a temporary stop to exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
- Pence requests federal aid after summer storms, flooding Updated: Aug-31-15 4:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants for government and certain nonprofits in 19 counties that were hit by severe storms and flooding from June 7 to July 29.
- Hurricane Fred hits Cape Verde with flooding, downed trees Updated: Aug-31-15 3:01 pm
PRAIA, Cape Verde - Hurricane Fred has caused flooding and downed trees in Cape Verde as it passes over the archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean.
- Woman hospitalized after lightning storm strikes Lehi Updated: Aug-31-15 11:31 am
LEHI, Utah - A woman has been hospitalized after lightning struck near where her family gathered for a picnic in Lehi, sending her body into cardiac arrest.
- More than 100K still lack power Updated: Aug-31-15 10:43 am
SEATTLE - More than 100,000 Seattle-area customers still lacked power Sunday because of a windstorm Saturday that killed two people and toppled trees and downed electrical lines.
- Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead Updated: Aug-30-15 11:23 pm
ROSEAU, Dominica - Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island.
- Windstorm in British Columbia leaves thousands without power Updated: Aug-30-15 7:08 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Emergency crews were working Sunday to clean up in the aftermath of a vicious windstorm that tore through southwestern British Columbia, toppling trees and branches onto power lines and cars and leaving an estimated 500,000 people without electricity.
- Hundreds still without power after storm slams Phoenix Updated: Aug-30-15 5:22 pm
PHOENIX - Hundreds of people across metropolitan Phoenix are without power this morning after a round of late night monsoon storms clobbered the area.
- New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone Updated: Aug-30-15 6:22 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across the storm-ravaged coast remembered the past and looked to the future.
- The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work Updated: Aug-29-15 8:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried Updated: Aug-29-15 12:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully.
- Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm Updated: Aug-29-15 2:52 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared.
- George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
- The Latest: Tropical Storm Erica expected to be downgraded Updated: Aug-28-15 5:35 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local):
- Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together Updated: Aug-28-15 2:50 pm
HOUSTON - Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.
- SC officials partially open state emergency center for Erika Updated: Aug-28-15 2:48 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina Emergency Management Division says it has partially activated its emergency center as officials watch Tropical Storm Erika.
- The Latest: Former President Bush arrives in Mississippi Updated: Aug-28-15 2:14 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- Bridgewater celebrates New Orleans on Katrina anniversary Updated: Aug-28-15 11:31 am
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- Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 9:11 am
NEW ORLEANS - Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business.
- Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage Updated: Aug-28-15 6:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus.
- Governor seeks federal help for storm-affected areas Updated: Aug-28-15 4:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner has asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to allow people in seven northeast Illinois counties to apply for low-interest loans to help with storm recovery.