Florence Punishes Carolinas with Rain, Flooding, 8 Dead

Florence Punishes Carolinas with Rain, Flooding, 8 Dead

Florence Punishes Carolinas with Rain, Flooding, 8 Dead Florence dumped huge amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it blew inland Saturday, triggering dangerous flooding, knocking out power in nearly 900,000 homes and businesses, and causing at least 8 deaths so far. Florence’s intensity has diminished since it roared ashore along the US […]

Hurricane Florence Seen Causing $27-B in Damages

Hurricane Florence Seen Causing $27-B in Damages

Hurricane Florence Seen Causing $27-B in Damages $HD, $LOW urricane Florence’s top winds hit 130 miles (209 kilometers) per hour to become a Category 4 storm, one step below the most severe level, as it pushed toward the U.S. East Coast, where mandatory evacuation orders went into effect. Parts of North Carolina’s Outer Banks were […]

Hurricane Florence Stalks US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Stalks US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Stalks US East Coast Monday, more than 1-M people were ordered to evacuate the path of Hurricane Florence as the Category 4 storm packing winds of 130 miles per hour (195 kilometers per hour) bore down on the East Coast of the United States. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told up to 1-M […]

Alberto Headed for Mississippi and Florida, Governors Issue Emergency Warnings

Alberto Headed for Mississippi and Florida, Governors Issue Emergency Warnings

Alberto Headed for Mississippi and Florida, Governors Issue Emergency Warnings Saturday, Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a State of Emergency as subtropical storm Alberto moves north towards the US Gulf Coast, threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flooding by Monday, according to officials. All 67 Florida counties have issued the notice to give state and […]

Heavy Storms and Flooding to Sweep East Coast

Heavy Storms and Flooding to Sweep East Coast

Heavy Storms and Flooding to Sweep East Coast People across the East Coast are preparing for a major Nor’Easter to hit the region. Heavy rain, intermittent snow and high winds with gusts exceeding 50 mph are expected as the storm moves up the Eastern seaboard, beginning in New York on Thursday evening. The Governor of […]

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 and DJIA finished flat to unchanged Monday, with energy and bank shares lower as Tropical Storm Harvey crippled the US energy hub in Texas. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to strike the US state in more than 50 years […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures falling to 1.5 weeks low on an improved South American crop weather outlook, while Corn edged higher on export demand. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 3 cents, or 0.83%, […]

‘Hermine’ Churning off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast

‘Hermine’ Churning off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast

‘Hermine’ Churning off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast Storm Hermine churned off the US Mid-Atlantic Coast Sunday, with forecasters projecting it may regain hurricane strength as it slowly moves North, cramping the Labor Day Holiday weekend with high winds, soaking rains and surging seas. The storm, which claimed at least 2 lives in Florida and North […]

Fire Ravaged Ft. McMurray Canada Hit with Flash Floods

Fire Ravaged Ft. McMurray Canada Hit with Flash Floods

Fire Ravaged Ft. McMurray Canada Hit with Flash Floods As if the May wildfires were not enough, last Thursday a stationary front in the northern prairies brought heavy rain and flash flooding to Ft. McMurray, The rainfall lead to isolated flash flooding in several neighborhoods across the city including Thickwood and Timeberlea, according to the reports, […]

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding Australian insurance companies exposed to deadly storms that struck the east coast at the weekend. It is just Monday, and so far, insurance companies have received more than 11,000 claims with estimated insured losses of $38-M. There was more severe damage on Sydney’s northern beaches, some […]

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast Forecasters warn of severe thunderstorms along the East Coast and have issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast. National forecasters also issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast after a tropical depression gusting winds around 35 mph formed about 125 miles northwest of Cozumel, […]

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas

Heavy Storms and Heavy Flooding Across Houston Texas Heavy storms roared across the Houston area Friday evening causing multiple roads closing and evacuations because of the floodwaters. In Galveston, torrential rain came down on the area as the swirling winds as severe weather moved through the area. The waters continue to rise in and around […]

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood The Big Q: Why has the US been hit by major even historic flood after another recently? The flooding that is hammering the City of Houston, Texas is the 8th historic flood in the US since the end of September. The Texas city’s officials have labeled the flooding […]

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More April 22, 2016 Ecological principles guide economic strategies to fit 21st Century conditions. Mekong River floodwaters force Vietnamese farmers to erect barricades to protect their fields. From 1980 to 2014, 41 percent of all the economic losses globally, and 27 percent of the fatalities, were from […]