Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers on Wednesday as teams searched for hundreds of people missing after the strongest typhoon this year killed at least 283 people.
'Most southerly typhoon ever recorded in the Western Pacific' expected to bring 'life-threatening impacts'
Why did the insistent coverage of Sandy stop so suddenly? Because of the stupidty, hostility, arrogance, and crookery of FEMA and the rest of central, state, and local governments. and the people's burning hatred of them in NJ and NY.
The New York State-owned Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) expects to restore power by the end of Tuesday to most of the remaining 75,000 homes and businesses still without service two weeks after Hurricane Sandy battered the region.
The suffering and human tragedy of Hurricane Sandy versus the devastation caused by events such as Hurricane Katrina, seems to have been under-appreciated by much of the rest of the United States. Hopefully this article will help to illuminate some o
Hafiz Saeed, an Islamist militant who is alleged to have masterminded the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left more than 160 people dead said his organization was willing to send supplies and volunteers to help the US East Coast recover.
In a prescient New York Times article in September, scientists warned that New York City could become paralyzed for a month or more if a storm—or rising sea levels caused by climate change—caused significant flooding.
Though downgraded to a post-tropical storm, Sandy continues to pummel the East Coast of the United States.
Fighting hail with chemicals, combatting tornadoes with computers, and other weather-battling techniques from the PopSci archive
Most Americans have never heard of the National Response Coordination Center, but they’re lucky it exists on days of lethal winds and flood tides.
As New York City and much of the East Coast are entering what could be a miserable couple of days, the meme-sters are already having a ball with Hurricane Sandy.
While many people are still trying to make up their minds about the potential severity of the storm threatening the U.S. northeast, it’s not stopping millions of concerned residents from racing to to grocery stores, gas stations and hardware depots i
Moments ago the Emergency Services were hit with the following disturbing update:
Hurricanes account for an average of 17 deaths annually in the United States, according to research.
Monday night, as Hurricane Sandy barreled down on New York City, the websites for the United Nations, Buzzfeed, Gawker, the Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Bloomberg news and Livestream went down.
If you are just starting to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, the truth is that you are already too late.
One of the world's most famous ships, the HMS Bounty is a victim of Hurricane Sandy.
All the ingredients have unfortunately continued to come together to make Sandy an extraordinary storm.
Parts of New York City, including Battery Park, Red Hook in Brooklyn and the end of Wall Street are already underwater.
"Damn the boardwalk gone uptown."
Hurricane Sandy is here and it's huge
A construction crane atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in midtown Manhattan collapsed in high winds and dangled precariously, prompting plans for engineers and inspectors to climb 74 flights of stairs to examine it as a huge storm bore down on the
We're battening down the hatches here in Boston Town, getting ready to wait it out.
Climate Adaptation's Michael Cote has pulled together a list of webcams from around New York City, New Jersey, Long Island and Virginia Beach so we can watch Hurricane Sandy unleash her fury on roads, buildings and trees from the safety of our own ho
Grand Central is empty. There are no trains on the departure board. The front door was locked after the last train left around 7 p.m. on Sunday
What could be the biggest storm in 100 years in expected to make landfall in New Jersey late Monday night.
The Frankenstorm that has consumed the media (in part because it's historic and in part because it's barreling straight for the center of the media) is going to be a story that dominates the first half of the week, at least.
Hurricane Sandy, a menacing monster of a storm that forecasters said would bring “life-threatening” flooding, churned toward some of the nation’s most densely populated areas, prompting widespread evacuations and the shutdown of the New York City tra
The hurricane part of the storm is likely to come ashore somewhere in New Jersey on Tuesday morning, said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecaster Jim Cisco. But this is a storm that will affect a far wider area, so people all alon
Worst floods in 50 years have killed 140 people, left hundreds of thousands homeless, and raised fears of a food crisis.