Tropical cyclones

October 29, 2018 - 2:30 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Elections are being postponed in a Pacific U.S. territory going without electricity after a super typhoon destroyed homes, toppled trees, utility poles and left a woman dead. U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Ralph Torres says on his Facebook page that he's...
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The sun sets, as Hurricane Willa makes landfall, in Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Emergency officials said they evacuated more than 4,250 people in coastal towns and set up 58 shelters ahead of the dangerous Category 3 storm. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
October 24, 2018 - 3:53 am
MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday that Hurricane Willa has weakened to a tropical storm but torrential rains will continue in west-central Mexico. The meteorologists said that Willa was moving toward the northeast at speeds near 20 mph (32 kph), movement...
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A rainbow appears as Mosley High football players practice outside their heavily damaged school, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Lynn Haven, Fla., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 20, 2018 - 5:37 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Castor Gay knew his life had changed the moment he watched his back fence disappear into the howling wind and water started pouring from his ceiling. Mike Maddox sensed the same thing when he packed into a tiny pantry closet with his mom, brother and five dogs while his...
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Nancy Register weeps as she is comforted by Roxie Cline, right, after she lost her home and all the contents inside to Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Register said she doesn't know how she and her husband will make it through this, saying they only have money to last them four more days. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 17, 2018 - 2:17 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered. Nancy Register sobbed uncontrollably after...
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A damaged home stands in the background as soldiers with Florida National Guard's Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, load food and water for the public at an aid distribution point in the wake of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 15, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael's devastating winds. Maybe she was rescued and is lying in a hospital bed somewhere...
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People walk their pets at Zurriola beach, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. A weakened hurricane Leslie slammed into the coast of Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees, brought down power lines and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain. Leslie moved east Sunday across the Iberian Peninsula to Spain, where authorities issued warnings for heavy rains and storm conditions for the northern part of the country. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
October 14, 2018 - 9:14 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A weakened hurricane Leslie slammed into the coast of Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees, brought down power lines and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain. Over 60 people were forced to leave their homes by the storm and over 300,000...
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Clinton Moseley walks past debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 13, 2018 - 5:10 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers intensified efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be trapped amid the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, where one body has already been recovered, tempers are flaring, and power could be out for weeks...
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People walk around the destroyed portion of Alligator Drive, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 in Alligator Point, Fla. The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. (Tailyr Irvine/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
October 12, 2018 - 3:18 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities fielded a barrage of calls about people missing in Hurricane Michael's aftermath as search-and-rescue teams Friday made their way through flattened neighborhoods, looking for victims dead or alive. The death toll stood at 13 across the South. The number...
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Dawn Vickers, left, her mother Patsy Vickers, son Ryder Vickers, and friend Robert Brock, right, who rode out Hurricane Michael in their now-destroyed home, sit in front of a damaged convenience store with nowhere to go, in Michael's aftermath, in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Their house floated away from its foundation in the storm and they escaped the water by wading through a window. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 11, 2018 - 11:16 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales. Others, who evacuated, are coming to grips with the fact that much of their community was destroyed by Hurricane Michael. Hit head-on by the storm, numerous homes in...
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In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities say Michael's powerful winds lifted a carport high into the air and slammed it back down on the house. When it landed, one of the legs tore through the roof, fatally striking the 11-year-old girl in the head. (Amber Radney via AP)
October 11, 2018 - 11:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents' home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities...
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