Ian causes flooding, downed trees, power outages across the Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Hundreds of thousands remain without power across the Carolinas following the impacts of Hurricane Ian. According to Duke Energy’s power outage mapapproximately 289,544 customers were still in the dark across North and South Carolina as of 9:20 am Saturday. Ian officially made landfall in the Carolinas just after 2 pm on … Read more

Meet the People Who Want to Stop the Next Hurricane by Geoengineering the Ocean

When Hurricane Ian slammed into Florida on Wednesday, he raged through the state with a ferocity that surprised even weather experts. The Category 4 storm flooded cities, wiped out power for millions of people, and the death toll could rise into the hundreds. Since then, Ian has since been downgraded to a tropical storm before … Read more

Florida’s home insurance market was a month before Ian. It’s about to get worse

New York CNN Business — Florida homeowners were already facing an expensive and difficult market for home insurance before Hurricane Ian. The devastating storm is about to make things worse — even for those fortunate enough to escape any damage. For the better part of two decades, the nation’s major insurers have wanted as little … Read more

Ian brings more damage to Florida’s already unstable insurance market

First look at damage across Fort Myers Beach Footage by Frank Loni, taken late Wednesday, shows Hurricane Ian’s impact at Fort Myers Beach, with flooding and damage seen. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s property insurance market was already in peril. then came Hurricane Ian. the massive storm that barreled into southwest Florida delivering catastrophic winds, rain, … Read more

Why hurricanes are getting more expensive

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — After it made landfall in Cuba early Tuesday, Hurricane Ian is bearing down on Florida, with more than 1.75 million people under mandatory evacuation orders across the state. Follow the latest … Read more

Fiona slams Canada’s Atlantic coast, wiping away homes and knocking out power for thousands

Fiona, now a post tropical cyclone, had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph — the power of a Category 1 hurricane — around 2 pm ET Saturday, with its center over the Gulf of St. Lawrence and heading toward eastern Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador, the US National Hurricane Center said. Some coastal homes collapsed, … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: As storm passes near Bermuda, Canadians on the Atlantic coast are on guard

CNN — A deadly hurricane that battered multiple island nations in the Caribbean this week is now impacting Bermuda before crashing into Canada this weekend, where residents are being warned to prepare for dangerously high winds and heavy rainfall. Officials in Canada’s Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are urging those in the storm’s path … Read more

The next named storm could be a monster hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico

CNN — Hurricane Fiona is the strongest hurricane of the Atlantic season, and now forecast models show a developing storm could become a monstrous threat to the US Gulf Coast by next week. An area of ​​disorganized activity a couple hundred miles east of the eastern reaches of the Caribbean Sea will likely become the … Read more

Turks and Caicos under shelter-in-place order as Hurricane Fiona slams islands after leaving 5 dead across the Caribbean

“We hope to have an all-clear some time later this evening but as it stands right now, we’re still asking residents to remain indoors,” Anya Williams, deputy governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands, said in a virtual briefing. There have so far been no reported deaths or serious injuries across the islands, Williams added. … Read more

FDA warns about dangerous social media challenges

(CNN) — Want to cook chicken in NyQuil? Overdose on antihistamines? swallow laundry detergent pods? While most of us would recoil in horror from such dangerous suggestions, adolescents and young adults continue to be susceptible to social media dares like these, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. “One social media trend relying on … Read more