Stormier oceans could raise the likelihood of coastal flooding and exacerbate erosion, increasing the vulnerability of settlements on the coast, according to new study by scientists at the University of Melbourne.
Powerful storms swept across the South after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead.
With Reagan Airport reporting 61.34 inches of rain for the year on Saturday morning, 2018 will go down as D.C.’s wettest calendar year on record — and the rain is still falling.
Two different storms are set to create hazardous travel conditions for those heading home after the holiday weekend in the central and eastern parts of the country.
As polls opened across the country, residents of several states were contending with severe weather conditions that could affect voter turnout.
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.
If Florence were to close in on the D.C. region, history shows that it would pose several threats. See photos of hurricanes past.
After torrents of rain throughout the region Tuesday evening, flooding conditions have closed multiple roads in the D.C. area and even a school in D.C. Wednesday morning. The good news? The threat of heavy rain and flooding will soon be over.
Strong storms downed trees and damaged homes in College Park on Monday evening. Three homes are currently considered uninhabitable, prompting city officials to help the residents of those homes find “alternate shelter.” See photos.
Heavy downpours have led to flash flood watches and problems out on the roads this week. See photos.
Thursday offered some dry relief to a region weary from flooding. But more wet weather, unfortunately, is likely in the days ahead.
Storm Team 4 meterologist Matt Ritter says that not all areas will see storms, but those that do have the potential to deal with gusty winds and large hail.
It was a wild year of weather featuring torrents, twisters and seasonal temper-tantrums in the D.C. area. Check out WTOP’s list of the top local weather events in 2017.
Some damp weather made its way through the region Monday evening. See photos.
The National Park Service has launched cleanup efforts aimed at taking care of the trees along the Tidal Basin that were uprooted during Thursday’s wild storms.
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