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4 years 1 month ago

Hurricane Paula forms off Honduras

The storm called Paula has become a hurricane off the coast of Honduras and is on its way to brush Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Paula has maximum sustained winds near 75 mph and is moving northwest at 10 mph. Honduran emergency officials...

4 years 2 months ago

Mexico in cross-hairs of tropical storm

A strengthening Tropical Storm Karl is bearing down on the resort beaches of the Mayan Riviera on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Karl's maximum sustained winds have increased to about 65 mph. Authorities have warned of heavy rains but have not yet ordered evacuations. Hurricane Julia has become a Category...

4 years 11 months ago

California apartments evacuated as cliff crumbles

Authorities are monitoring two buildings along a crumbling Northern California coastal bluff. The buildings in Pacifica are just a stone's throw from an apartment building that was evacuated earlier amid fears it would slide into the Pacific. Apartment residents were ordered out Thursday as large chunks of cliff plunged into...

5 years 2 months ago

Texas raises $135 million to buffer coastline

exas is embarking on the biggest coastal protection effort in state history to fight beach erosion and defend against future hurricanes. The $135.4 million plan comes just a year after Hurricane Ike's powerful storm surge damaged thousands of homes in Galveston, the neighboring Bolivar Peninsula and other communities across...

5 years 2 months ago

Resort communities suffer little damage

A weakening Hurricane Jimena is pounding the middle of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula after brushing the resort area farther south. The peninsula's biggest resort, Los Cabos, is dealing with some power outages and roads choked with mud, but appears to have escaped major damage. The region saw driving rain and...

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