PARIS, Feb 9- French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it is talks to install a flood prevention system in the city of New Orleans that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.. Veolia innovation director Laurent Auguste said a study will be carried out jointly with Swiss insurer Swiss Re and that Veolia- which operates the main New Orleans waste...» Read More
As Hurricane Joaquin battered the Bahamas early Friday, as the East Coast braces for potentially life threatening floods.
Oct 1- U.S. energy companies prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Joaquin in the New York area Tuesday, as forecasts suggested the storm would head up the U.S. East Coast, following a course similar to Hurricane Sandy in 2012.. With the storm currently battering the Bahamas and days away from the United States, New York- area energy firms were putting personnel and...
Oct 1- Hurricane Joaquin could hit the New York metropolitan area as a tropical storm on Tuesday, potentially following the destructive course of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, weather forecasters said on Thursday. It could hit the U.S. coast anywhere between North Carolina and Massachusetts, but the center of the NHC's latest storm track shows it hitting the New...
NBC's Kerry Sanders has the update on Hurricane Joaquin which is now packing 120mph winds.
The Weather Channel's Jen Carfagno reports the latest details on the category 3 hurricane now approaching the Bahamas.
Sept 30- U.S. energy companies said on Wednesday they were preparing for the possibility that Hurricane Joaquin could hit the New York City area early next week, potentially following the destructive course of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.. Although the track is still uncertain, the NHC said the storm could land anywhere from North Carolina to New York early next...
CNBC's Scott Cohn covered the Katrina catastrophe ten years ago, and a decade later he's back in New Orleans looking at the changes, good and bad. Here's a glimpse at the city that endured America's costliest storm.
MIAMI, Aug 28- Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with heavy rain and fierce winds on Friday, moving across the Caribbean and apparently heading for the Dominican Republic, northern Haiti and eventually South Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The greatest risk was heavy rainfall over northern Haiti and the Dominican...
CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look back at Hurricane Katrina - the costliest disaster in U.S. history - and assess the decade-long recovery in New Orleans.
New Orleans levee system failed in 50 places after Hurricane Katrina. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the more than 100 miles of levees and flood walls strengthened and rebuilt 10 years later.
In a post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, hospitals like Ochsner Baptist Medical Center prepare themselves for the worst case scenario.
MIAMI, Aug 26- A tropical storm watch was extended to the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas on Wednesday as Erika, the fifth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, closed in on the Eastern Caribbean and appeared to be heading for Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Erika strengthened slightly on Wednesday and could reach hurricane status...
MIAMI, Aug 26- Tropical storm warnings were in effect on Wednesday for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as Erika, the fifth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, closed in on the Eastern Caribbean and appeared to be heading for Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Erika strengthened slightly overnight and could reach hurricane status over...
The Weather Channel's Kait Parker provides an update on Tropical Storm Bill.
How investors are bracing for the storms, with CNBC's Eric Chemi.
Flash flood watches were issued for five states as Tropical Storm Odile took aim at the Southwest after slamming into Mexico's Baja peninsula.
A ferocious hurricane slammed an upscale Mexican resort early Monday with 125 mph winds and six months’ rain in just one hour.
The one-two hurricane punch that was supposed to hit Hawaii is looking more like a jab and a missed left hook.
Two hurricanes headed for Hawaii will likely be downgraded, reports NBC's Mike Taibbi, with the latest details on the tropical storms.
Mark Cooper, Wal-Mart's emergency management senior director, discusses how the big box store is preparing for the impact of the hurricanes on Hawaii.