Tag: Natural disasters

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JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster exists in Mississippi and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery...
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ROCKPORT, Ind. — The National Weather Service says a second tornado struck Indiana when storms lashed the state Saturday. ...
Debris removal from Harvey starts to wrap up in Texas

HOUSTON — Residents across the Houston area are starting to wrap up the monthslong effort of removing debris created by Hurricane Harvey. ...
On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings

HOUSTON — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops,...
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PHILADELPHIA — The city of Philadelphia is assisting more than 1,200 people who fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. ...
US home sales rose in October as hurricane impact wanes

WASHINGTON — Americans bought more homes last month, as sales snapped back in hurricane-hit Texas and Florida. Yet the market is still suffering from...
Lowe’s gets a hurricane boost, but investors not blown away

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe's profit more than doubled in the third quarter as Americans along the Gulf Coast loaded up trunks and trucks with...
Bali volcano spews ash and steam, alert not raised

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali spewed ash and steam Tuesday, but authorities said its alert...
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LISBON, Portugal — Officials in Portugal say they may begin rationing the public water supply at night-time in response to the country's worst drought...
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Residents of two of the North Carolina counties hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew can schedule an appointment to apply for reimbursement...

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