LONDON, Feb 28- The bill sent to insurers from storms bringing hurricane strength winds and widespread flooding to parts of Britain since December could reach 1.5 billion pounds, according to consultants at Deloitte.» Read More
The former Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the U.S. East Coast on the night of Oct. 29, 2012, killing 158 people in the United States as surging seawater inundated low-lying areas, mostly in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
SEASIDE PARK, N.J., Oct 29- A year after Superstorm Sandy inundated the East Coast with record flooding that left 159 people dead, residents of the hard-hit New Jersey shore still have a ways to go in rebuilding damaged communities.
LONDON/ AMSTERDAM, Oct 28- Hurricane strength winds battered Britain, the Netherlands and Scandinavia on Monday, killing at least seven people, cutting power and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and train journeys. Gusts of up to 99 mph lashed southern England and Wales in the worst storm recorded in Britain in a decade.
Discussing the recovery projects from Sandy in downtown Manhattan, with Rudin Management vice chairman & CEO Bill Rudin. "With tremendous leadership, we got the Federal money for recovery," he says.
LONDON/ AMSTERDAM, Oct 28- Hurricane strength winds battered Britain and the Netherlands on Monday, killing five people, cutting power and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and train journeys before the storm barrelled further into mainland Europe.
Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, discusses what his company has done to secure power service and protect customers from storms like Superstorm Sandy.
TOKYO, Oct 16- Eight people were killed and over 30 missing, with nearly 20,000 people ordered to evacuate and hundreds of flights cancelled as Typhoon Wipha pummelled the Tokyo region on Wednesday, leaving piles of wreckage on one small island but largely sparing the capital.
TOKYO, Oct 16- Four people were reported killed, schools closed, hundreds of flights cancelled and thousands were advised to evacuate as Typhoon Wipha pummelled Tokyo on Wednesday, although the Japanese capital escaped major damage.
TOKYO, Oct 15- A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel and shipping and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant. The centre of the storm was 860 km southwest of Tokyo at 0800 GMT, the Japan Meteorological Agency said on its website.
TOKYO, Oct 15- A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday forcing the cancellation of flights and trains and disrupting oil shipments as it made its way across the Pacific directly towards the capital, Tokyo. The centre of the storm was 860 km southwest of Tokyo at 0800 GMT, the Japan Meteorological Agency said on its website.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 14- Tropical Storm Octave drew closer to Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, weakening slightly on its approach. The storm, about 175 miles south of the town of Cabo San Lazaro on the peninsula's western coast, was traveling north at about 13 miles per hour, Miami's National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 13- Tropical Storm Octave strengthened south of Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Sunday. The storm, about 315 miles south of the peninsula's tip, was traveling north-northwest at about 13 miles per hour, Miami's National Hurricane Center said. There were no hazards affecting land, according to the NHC advisory sent at 2100 GMT.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 13- Tropical Storm Octave formed south of Mexico's Baja California peninsula early Sunday morning. The storm, about 350 miles south of the peninsula's tip, was traveling northwest at about 14 miles per hour, Miami's National Hurricane Center said. There were no hazards affecting land, according to the NHC advisory sent at 1500 GMT.
The Gulf states are on hurricane watch as Tropical Storm Karen is expected to hit Saturday. Mark Elliott, The Weather Channel, reports on the path of the storm.
Oct 3- Tropical storm Karen, the 11th named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, was expected to approach the northern U.S. Gulf Coast on Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin.
NEW YORK, Oct 3- U.S. oil fell on Thursday, despite some positive economic data in China and the threat from a storm brewing in the oil-rich Gulf of Mexico, as investors worried that the U.S. government shutdown could cut energy demand in the world's largest oil consumer.
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Oct 3- Tropical storm Karen, the 11th named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin. Karen is packing maximum sustained winds near 60 miles per hour and moving north-northwest at near 13 miles per hour.
Diana Nyad, American swimmer, shares her plans to swim 48-hours to help victims of Hurricane Sandy and explains why it's crucial to recognize the importance of disaster relief.
Almost a year after Super Storm Sandy destroyed the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, NJ, a fire blazed through dozens of businesses in Seaside Park. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details.