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Obama: Irene Impact to be ‘Felt for Sometime’

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has cautioned Americans that the impact of Hurricane Irene “will be felt for some time.” Mr. Obama said Sunday, “This is not over yet” and that the public is still at risk of flooding and power outages. He said it could take days or weeks for a recovery effort to wrap […]

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Obama: Irene Impact to be ‘Felt for Sometime’

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has cautioned Americans that the impact of Hurricane Irene “will be felt for some time.” Mr. Obama said Sunday that the emergency was not over and it could take days or weeks for a recovery effort to wrap up on the U.S. east coast. He said the region is still at […]

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US Official Warns Dangers Remain After Tropical Storm Passes

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has cautioned people along the path of Tropical Storm Irene that even if the storm has passed their area, danger remains. Napolitano said Sunday that downed power lines, flooding, generator problems and fallen trees are all potential threats once the storm is gone. Even as Irene continues on a […]

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US Official Warns Dangers Remain After Tropical Storm Passes

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has cautioned people along the path of Tropical Storm Irene that even if the storm has passed through their area, danger remains. Napolitano said Sunday that downed power lines, flooding, generator problems and fallen trees are all potential threats once the storm is gone. Even as Irene continues on […]

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Tropical Storm Irene Moves Into Northeastern US

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Floodwaters are receding in New York City as Tropical Storm Irene moves farther up the eastern U.S. coast, leaving a soaked, battered landscape in its wake. Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm as it approached the city early Sunday, but it still managed to flood some streets and a traffic tunnel in lower Manhattan, […]

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Deadly Hurricane Irene Moves Into Northeastern US

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but continues to pound the U.S. east coast with heavy rains and strong winds as it moves over New York City. The storm made landfall in North Carolina Saturday morning. It has killed at least eight people and paralyzed ground and air traffic in its journey […]

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Deadly Hurricane Irene Moves Into Northeastern US

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene continues to pound the U.S. east coast with heavy rains and strong winds Sunday, leaving at least eight people dead in its wake and paralyzing ground and air traffic. The National Hurricane Center says Irene is approaching New York with winds of 120 kilometers per hour. Forecasters say the upper floors of the […]

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Four Dead as Hurricane Irene Churns Up US East Coast

Posted August 27th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene continues to pound the U.S. east coast with heavy rains and strong winds, leaving at least four people dead in its wake and paralyzing ground and air traffic. Irene blasted ashore in North Carolina early Saturday, flooding streets and toppling trees with sustained winds of 140 kilometer per hour. Almost one million homes […]

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Four Dead as Hurricane Irene Batters US East Coast

Posted August 27th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Weather forecasters say Hurricane Irene continues to hit parts of the U. S. east coast with heavy rains and strong winds, after claiming the lives of at least four people. U.S. officials say three people were killed in North Carolina and one in Virginia. Irene blasted ashore in the eastern state of North Carolina early […]

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Hurricane Irene Pounding Eastern US Coast

Posted August 27th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Strong winds and heavy rains are pounding parts of the U.S. coastline, the opening salvo in Hurricane Irene’s assault on the country’s Eastern Seaboard. Irene blasted ashore, making landfall in the eastern state of North Carolina early Saturday, lashing out with sustained winds of 140 kilometer per hour. It is being blamed for toppling trees, […]

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