Here’s a look at Hurricane Michael by the numbers, from its historic impact to its winds to its high tides.
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University (THE CONVERSATION) After Hurricane Florence, reports started rolling in of “giant mosquito” sightings…
Michael is headed to the Carolinas. Watch videos, courtesy of CNN, of Michael’s damage as it moves across the Southeast.
Crisis is often seen as a test of leadership for elected officials. Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor’s race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.
More than a week after Florence crashed into the Carolinas, dumping heavy rains, all that water is nearing the coast. Authorities in Georgetown County, South Carolina, said they have put as many as 8,000 people on alert for possible evacuations starting Monday in expectation of a “record event” of up to 10-foot floodwaters this week.
Lawmakers already are facing a deadline this week to fund the government before the start of the new budget year Oct. 1, and members of Congress will try to act on the disaster relief along with separate legislation to fund the government.
The impact of Hurricane Florence continues to be felt on the East Coast. Here’s a look at the numbers, from how much damage has been done to how many homes remain without electricity to how many roads are closed.
As President Trump heads to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey damage from Hurricane Florence, here’s a look back at how presidents have grappled with the challenges and opportunities of disaster politics.
A man was killed early Tuesday in Louisa County, Virginia, after his pickup truck was overtaken by rushing water during a flash flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
State officials are urging schools to try to make up for time lost from canceled classes. Some school systems canceled class for as many as four days last week.
Flooded rivers from Florence’s driving rains have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests Monday.
A train has derailed in North Carolina, but it’s not clear whether it was storm-related.
The number of deaths due to storms could take weeks to determine. It’s common for death tolls in natural disasters to escalate weeks and months later because of deaths indirectly caused by a storm.
Rivers are rising and the next few days could bring the most destructive round of flooding in North Carolina history. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at what’s happening.
Watch the effects of Tropical Storm Florence, as it batters the Carolinas.