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U.S. plant operators prepare for Hurricane Florence

U.S. plant operators prepare for Hurricane Florence Nuclear power plants have multiple and diverse layers of protection, including numerous mobile emergency pumps and electrical generators for backup power. The National Advanced Hydrologic Advanced Prediction Service predicted flood levels on Cape Fear near the nuclear plant will reach 24.5 feet on September 17, a foot above the previous record of 23.5 feet, according to Weather.com. Continua a leggere...

Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings 'epic' floods

Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings 'epic' floods North Carolina's Emergency Management tweeted that more than 154,000 homes were already without electricity by late Thursday. "We had a run of them in '96 when there was like five or six, or maybe more than that", he said. Hurricanes and typhoons not only bring severe coastal flooding via storm surge-they create bad inland flooding as well. "If you find yourself here [in rising floodwaters]... Continua a leggere...

Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas

Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas Florence, though downgraded to a Category 2 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, remained risky and unpredictable, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. "On a scale of 1 to 10, I'm probably a 7" in terms of worry, she said. About 1.7 million residents across the states' coastlines are under mandatory evacuation orders, and tens of thousands of hospital patients and prison inmat... Continua a leggere...

Global summit showcases surge of climate action: United Nations officials

Global summit showcases surge of climate action: United Nations officials Private donations are being made by San Francisco investment banker Richard Lawrence and his wife Dee Lawrence along with the Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham Environmental Trust. Romano said that policy decisions by individual governments, such as Trump's reversal of Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, could be "speed bumps" in the growth of EVs, but policies already established in California and t... Continua a leggere...

Death toll continues to rise in southeastern NC due to Hurricane Florence

Death toll continues to rise in southeastern NC due to Hurricane Florence Florence remains a Category 1 storm , and it's spinning hurricane-force winds up to 35 miles from its center. The center of the hurricane will reach Horry County some time Friday evening, but tropical storm force winds can already be felt in the state. Continua a leggere...

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence The governor of North Carolina ordered a mandatory evacuation for more than 1 million people along the coastline. With the change in the forecast, Georgia Gov. If you need help visualizing it, Masson recommended you think of Hurricane Harvey , which devastated parts of Texas previous year. As Florence nears the east coast, meteorologists are focused on two key factors : ocean temperatur... Continua a leggere...

'Life-Threatening' Hurricane Florence Is Barreling Toward the Carolinas

'Life-Threatening' Hurricane Florence Is Barreling Toward the Carolinas NHC warned that the combination of a unsafe storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline. Mandatory evacuations have been issued for much of the SC and North Carolina coastline. "Florence developed further north and east in the Atlantic than you'd expect for a storm that reaches the US", said Chris Davis, se... Continua a leggere...

Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come

Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come Two people died in Wilmington after a tree fell on their house, the city's police department said. Authorities have confirmed those storm-related deaths, including a mother and her infant child who died after a tree fell on their home in New Hanover County, where the storm hit Friday morning with a 105 miles per hour wind gust, the strongest wind in the city since 1958. Continua a leggere...

Vodafone Simple+: 20 Giga, App & Social illimitati e 1000 minuti ed sms

Vodafone Simple+: 20 Giga, App & Social illimitati e 1000 minuti ed sms A differenza delle offerte winback o operator attack attivabili in negozio, che prevedono un costo iniziale spesso molto elevato (con ricarica obbligatoria a discrezione del rivenditore), quest'offerta comporta una spesa iniziale di 9,99 Euro relativa al primo mese. Continua a leggere...

TIM Five IperGo 50GB per i clienti Iliad

TIM Five IperGo 50GB per i clienti Iliad La maggior parte delle offerte lanciate da Tim e Vodafone riguarda sicuramente minuti illimitati , ma solo in Italia: all'estero sono a pagamento. I nuovi clienti dell'operatore potranno, in alternativa, richiede i piani base " TIM Base New " e " TIM Semplice " che non prevedono canoni mensili. Se il cliente disattiverà la SIM prima di 24 mesi , TIM addebiterà ulteriori 20 euro. Continua a leggere...

North Carolina Officials: "The Worst Is Yet To Come" After Florence

North Carolina Officials: Trump, who plans to visit the region next week and he tweeted his "deepest sympathies and warmth" to the families and friends of those who had lost their lives. Nothing I ever experienced before, I was truly scared, ' he told AFP. More than 22,600 people were housed in 150 shelters statewide. "I have never seen flash flooding like this in our state", said state North Carolina Transport Secreta... Continua a leggere...

Slow-Moving Florence Causing Major Flooding As It Swirls Over Carolinas

In the Fayetteville area, John Rose owns a furniture business with stores less than a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the Cape Fear River. In a separate briefing , Steve Goldstein of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said some areas have already received two feet of rain and could expect up to 20 inches more as the system moved "slowly, almost stationary" over eastern... Continua a leggere...

Toronto politicians to weigh steps as province revives bill to reduce council

Toronto politicians to weigh steps as province revives bill to reduce council People are angry, Stephen LeDrew says, because the changes to rules are coming in the middle of an election. "The fact of the matter is that it is part of our Constitution. Toronto city clerk Ulli Watkiss said every delay between now and the October 22 vote affects her ability to ensure fairness, regardless of whether Toronto's electoral map will retain its current 47 wards, or 25, as the Ontari... Continua a leggere...

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped some photos of his own to share on Twitter on Wednesday. Images captured with a wide-angle lens on board the Space Station have shown the mind-boggling scale of Hurricane Florence as it nears America's East Coast. Continua a leggere...

Over 895,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

As 400-mile-wide (645-kilometer-wide) Florence pounded away at the coast with torrential downpours and surging seas, rescue crews used boats to reach more than 360 people besieged by rising waters in New Bern, North Carolina , while many of their neighbors awaited help. Continua a leggere...

Hurricane Florence path latest: EMPTY SHELVES as East Coast residents desperately prepare

Hurricane Florence path latest: EMPTY SHELVES as East Coast residents desperately prepare Olivia is the first tropical cyclone to make landfall on Maui in modern history, National Weather Service forecasters said. The centre urges people within the affected areas to take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other risky conditions. Continua a leggere...

Hurricane Florence Floods New Bern, North Carolina

Hurricane Florence Floods New Bern, North Carolina The National Hurricane Center says "a life-threatening storm surge is now likely" along the North and SC coasts as Hurricane Florence approaches the US eastern seaboard. No area in the USA would be able to easily deal with Hurricane Florence, but the communities in its path this time are more vulnerable than in the past. Continua a leggere...

FEMA Administrator Brock Long's travel subject of inspector general investigation

FEMA Administrator Brock Long's travel subject of inspector general investigation An investigation by the inspector general was triggered after Long was reportedly in an accident with one of the vehicles, a black Chevy Suburban. FEMA did not respond to a Fortune request for comment on the investigation. Almost $10 million was diverted from FEMA's estimated $15 billion budget sometime this summer around the start of the hurricane season and moved to ICE's budget in order t... Continua a leggere...

"Monster" Hurricane Florence Aims to Drench Carolinas

The latest forecasts show the storm lingering near the coast and bringing intense inland flooding from SC, where some areas could see as much as 40 inches (1m) of rain, to Virginia. While the storm's maximum sustained winds edged lower on Wednesday, those of tropical-storm-force expanded outward, extending 195 miles and putting more people at risk when the storm finally comes ashore, expected ne... Continua a leggere...

Mom, infant become 1st fatalities of Hurricane Florence

Mom, infant become 1st fatalities of Hurricane Florence Rescue workers rush a man to an ambulance after a giant tree fell on a house in Wilmington, N.C.as Hurricane Florence came ashore, September 14, 2018. The National Hurricane Center said as much as 40in (102cm) was expected on the southeastern coast of North Carolina and part of northeastern SC. Thousands of South Carolinians continue to remain without power. Continua a leggere...


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