Blackout hits Puerto Rico as power company reached goal

Nov 15, 2017

A major blackout hit Puerto Rico's most populated region on Wednesday just as the government announced it had met its goal of 50 percent power generation nearly two months after Hurricane Maria struck as a Category 4 storm

The Latest: Death toll in Greek floods rises to at least 13

Nov 15, 2017

Fire crews have recovered the body of a man from the basement of flooded home and a woman was found dead in a local store in an area hit by severe flash flooding on the western outskirts of the Greek capital, bringing the death toll to 13.

Flash floods on Athens outskirts leave at least 13 dead

Nov 15, 2017

Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least 13 people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a major highway

Greek fire department says fourth person found dead in flash flooding on outskirts of Athens

Nov 15, 2017

Greek fire department says fourth person found dead in flash flooding on outskirts of Athens

House passes bill to renew flood insurance program

Nov 14, 2017

The House has passed legislation that will increase flood insurance premiums for many property owners to help firm up a program under stress from ever-more frequent and powerful storms

Documents: Puerto Rico utility ignored advice on repair deal

Nov 14, 2017

Newly released documents show that Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility ignored advice from its own lawyers before signing a $300 million contract with a tiny Montana company to repair its damaged power grid

Home Depot feels the wind at its back in third quarter

Nov 14, 2017

Home Depot topped quarterly expectations thanks in part to repairs necessitated by Harvey and Irma, a pair of hurricanes that caused widespread damage to homes

The Latest: Climate activists say oil report too pessimistic

Nov 14, 2017

Climate activists say a report showing oil use will continue to rise for over two decades is too pessimistic, but highlights the need for more action to combat climate change

California launch of new US weather satellite postponed

Nov 14, 2017

Officials have postponed the California launch of a new type of U.S. weather satellite intended to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts

Falling trees kill 1, injure several during Washington storm

Nov 14, 2017

Authorities say falling trees have killed one person and injured another as high winds and rain swept through western Washington

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

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Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

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Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH