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Hurricane Nicholas weakens into tropical storm, battering Texas, Louisiana with rain

September 14, 2021 4:48 pm

President Joe Biden declared an emergency for Louisiana and ordered federal assistance for local responders because of the effects of Nicholas, the White House said.

Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall, pounds coastal Texas, Louisiana with rain

September 14, 2021 1:21 pm

Dozens of schools across Texas and Louisiana shut down on Monday. Houston suspended light rail and bus services on Monday evening. Hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed at airports in Corpus Christi and Houston.

Tropical Storm Mindy makes landfall on Florida Panhandle

September 09, 2021 4:55 pm

Mindy is the 13th-named storm of what has been another busy Atlantic hurricane season.

'Human toll was tremendous': Hurricane Ida's death count rises while thousands still lack power

September 06, 2021 9:54 am

Amid stifling heat and humidity, more than 591,000 homes and businesses in the state lacked electricity as of Sunday, according to

Hurricane Ida death toll in Louisiana rises to 12

September 05, 2021 8:07 am

The confirmed storm-related death toll in Louisiana rose to 12 on Saturday, Governor Bel Edwards told a news conference.

The storm warnings were dire. Why couldn’t the city be protected?

September 03, 2021 10:41 pm

The destruction in the New York region seemed especially striking considering that Ida had already blown through the Gulf Coast, hitting New Orleans on Sunday with far stronger winds but with fewer deaths.

Ida: Narrow escapes, deadly delays and a husband’s sacrifice

September 03, 2021 10:41 pm

Here are some of the stories of the victims — and of those who narrowly escaped:

Death toll from Hurricane Ida rises to 49 as US police look for missing

September 03, 2021 10:24 pm

More than three days after the hurricane blew ashore in Louisiana, the storm's rainy remains hit the Northeast with surprising fury on Wednesday and Thursday, submerging cars, swamping subway stations and basement apartments and drowning scores of people in five states.

Biden says Ida, wildfires show 'climate crisis' has struck

September 03, 2021 12:05 pm

Ida was the fifth-most powerful storm to strike the U.S. when it hit Louisiana on Sunday with maximum winds of 150 mph (240 kph), likely causing tens of billions of dollars in flood, wind and other damage, including to the electrical grid. T

Trapped in basements and cars, they lost their lives in savage storm

September 03, 2021 11:46 am

On Thursday, a day after New York City and the surrounding area was pummeled with the remnants of Hurricane Ida, an onslaught with a destructive power of shocking proportions, the region took stock of the mounting dead


As Hurricane Ida intensifies, Lousiana braces for a devastating landfall

August 29, 2021 3:46 pm

Hurricane Ida, an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, arrives on the exact date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier.

Hurricane Michael: Aerial photos show destruction in Florida

October 16, 2018 8:09 am

The death toll from Michael’s destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17, with just one confirmed death so far in this town of about 1,000 people that took a direct hit from the hurricane and its 155 mph (250 kph) winds last week

Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 1 storm

September 14, 2018 11:07 am

A view of Hurricane Florence is shown churning in the Atlantic Ocean in a west, north-westerly direction heading for the eastern coastline of the United States taken by cameras outside the International Space Station

Hurricane Nate makes landfall in US after wrecking havoc in Central America

October 08, 2017 4:21 pm

Hurricane Nate slammed into the Mississippi coast on Sunday with powerful winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways. Hurricane Nate killed at least 30 people in Central America before entering the US, reports Reuters.

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina: Then and Now

August 30, 2015 11:28 am

Hurricane Katrina’s wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary.


Meet the residents of a small town who stay back as Hurricane Florence comes their way

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Carolina Beach in North California is a small oceanfront town that could be right in the hurricane’s path. Many residents left under a mandatory evacuation order. The New York Times met the few who stayed behind.