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Hurricane Isaac Hits US Coast, Louisiana

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac has made landfall, slamming into the southeastern coast of Lousiana. The National Hurricane Center said the powerful storm came ashore late Tuesday bringing sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour. Forecasters also warned of dangerous storm surges along the northern U.S. Gulf Coast. Earlier, forecasters reported flooding along low-lying areas along the coast. […]

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Hurricane Isaac Nearing US Coast, Flooding Reported

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast are starting to flood as Hurricane Isaac edges closer to landfall. The National Hurricane Center says the center of the storm is nearing the coast of Louisiana, flooding some low-lying areas. Forecasters warn that rising water likely will threaten other low-lying areas in the coming hours. They say some […]

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Warnings, Worries as Hurricane Isaac Moves Toward Landfall

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac is churning toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, sparking new warnings for residents in its path. President Barack Obama urged residents Tuesday to get out of the way, saying, “Now is not the time to tempt fate” and dismiss official warnings. The president declared states of emergency for Louisiana and Mississippi, making both states […]

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Warnings, Worries as Hurricane Isaac Moves Toward Landfall

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac is churning toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, sparking new warnings for residents in its path. President Barack Obama urged residents Tuesday to get out of the way, saying “Now is not the time to tempt fate” and dismiss official warnings. The president declared states of emergency for Louisiana and Mississippi, making both states […]

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Airlifts Begin for Stranded Victims of Irene

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in the northeastern United States have begun airlifting food and water to thousands of residents stranded by floodwaters from Hurricane Irene. Authorities said Tuesday that at least a dozen communities in the state of Vermont were unreachable by vehicle because of damage to roads and bridges caused by the state’s worst floods in […]

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US Authorities to Airlift Supplies to Flood-Hit Northeastern Communities

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in the northeastern United States say they are preparing to airlift food and water to communities cut off by flooding from Hurricane Irene. Emergency workers in the state of Vermont said Tuesday they will use helicopters to provide supplies to residents of about a dozen towns in which homes were swept away or submerged […]

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US Authorities to Airlift Supplies to Flood-Hit Northeastern Communities

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in the northeastern United States say they are preparing to airlift food and water to communities cut off by flooding from Hurricane Irene. Emergency workers in the state of Vermont said Tuesday they will use helicopters to provide supplies to residents whose homes were swept away or submerged by the floods. Irene first made […]

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US Northeast Communities Cut Off by Floods, Millions Still Without Power

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Entire communities in the U.S. Northeast are still cut off by floodwaters Tuesday, while millions of people remain without power across the East Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Inland areas in the states of Vermont and New York suffered the worst impacts of the storm, with streams and rivers bursting their banks and […]

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Top Obama Officials to Survey Hurricane Irene Damage

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Residents on the east coast of the United States continue to deal with historic flooding and widespread power outages as a result of the deadly Hurricane Irene. The storm, which made landfall in the southern state of North Carolina on Friday, has killed at least 40 people in the U.S. and Canada. Utility companies say […]

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US: Hurricane Leaves Deaths and Destruction Along East Coast

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Millions of residents of the east coast of the United States are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, which has produced massive flooding and widespread power outages. The storm made landfall in the southern state of North Carolina on Friday. Since then, it has killed 38 people. Hurricane Irene caused havoc well after it […]

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