Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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An American flag flies amongst rubble left in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach

Rescuers, Army Personnel Search for Hurricane Michael Survivors

By Devika Krishna Kumar PORT ST. JOE, Fla. (Reuters)  Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of ravaged beach communities on Thursday after Michael, one of...
Matthew Walker walks on the beach as Hurricane Michael approaches Panama City Beach, Florida

Hurricane Michael Gains Strength as Floridians Flee to Higher Ground

By Devika Krishna Kumar TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters)  Hurricane Michael howled closer to Florida's Gulf shore on Tuesday as a major Category 3 storm, as half a...
Victims of the earthquake and tsunami receive medical treatment inside a hospital in Palu

Foreign Aid Picks Up for Indonesia’s Desperate Quake Survivors

By Fathin Ungku and Kanupriya Kapoor PALU, Indonesia (Reuters)  International efforts to help survivors of Indonesia's devastating earthquake and tsunami gathered pace on Thursday as concern...
An aerial picture of the airport in Maldives.

Sunk Costs: Airports Taking Action against Rising Seas, Storms as Climate...

By Jamie Freed SINGAPORE (Reuters) Global airport operators, faced with rising sea levels and more powerful storms as the climate changes, are starting to invest...
Ship washed ashore caused by Typhoon Trami is seen at a port in Yonabaru, on the southern island of Okinawa

Powerful Typhoon Nears Tokyo after Losing Some Strength

TOKYO (Reuters)  A powerful typhoon headed towards Tokyo late Sunday night after battering western Japan with heavy rain and strong winds, snarling air and land...
A volunteer from the community pulls a boat holding a mother and several of her children during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina

North Carolina Devastated as Floodwaters Rise from Deadly Storm Florence

By Ernest Scheyder and Anna Mehler Paperny WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C. (Reuters)  Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city...
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