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Search on for ‘black box’ in wreckage believed to be El Faro

MIAMI — Sonar indicates that the wreckage believed to be the cargo ship El Faro landed upright on the ocean floor, which may aid efforts to recover the ship’s voyage data recorder, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said Sunday.

Date: 11/01/2015 | Nation & World

Texas copes with floods, heavy rain

DALLAS — Southeast Texas was bracing for heavy rain late Saturday and into Sunday as the remnants of Hurricane Patricia combined with a powerful storm system that’s been rumbling across Texas, flooding roads and causing a freight train to derail.

Date: 10/24/2015 | Nation & World

Megastorm Patricia inflicts little damage

CHAMELA, Mexico — Only a day after menacing Mexico as one of history's strongest storms, Hurricane Patricia left surprisingly little damage in its wake Saturday and quickly dissipated into an ordinary low-pressure system that posed little threat beyond heavy rain.The...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Nation & World

Damage light after Hurricane Patricia hits Mexico

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico — Record-breaking Hurricane Patricia appeared to leave remarkably little damage as it moved rapidly inland over mountainous western Mexico early Saturday and weakened to tropical depression status, though authorities warned it could still cause deadly...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Nation & World

Why hurricanes like Patricia are expected on warmer planet

First there was Supertyphoon Haiyan — which peaked out at 170-knot or 196 mile-per-hour winds in 2013 as it slammed the Philippines. And now there is Patricia, forecast to soon hit Mexico, with currently estimated maximum sustained wind speeds of 175 knots or, that's right, over...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Nation & World

Alaska Airlines cancels flights to Puerto Vallarta

SEATTLE — Seattle-Tacoma International Airport-based Alaska Airlines has canceled all passenger reservations into the southwestern Mexico resort town of Puerto Vallarta Saturday due to Hurricane Patricia.

Date: 10/23/2015 | Northwest

Category 5 Hurricane Patricia slams into Mexico

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico — Hurricane Patricia roared onshore in southwestern Mexico on Friday evening, bringing lashing rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds with what forecasters called a potential to cause "catastrophic" damage.

Date: 10/23/2015 | Nation & World

Typhoon roars into south China; death toll climbs

BEIJING — Authorities in China and the Philippines said Monday that a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least nine people and left dozens of fishermen missing.

Date: 10/04/2015 | Nation & World

Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that buckled buildings and roads, closed a major East Coast interstate route and threatened the drinking water supply for the capital city.

Date: 10/04/2015 | Nation & World

No sign found of U.S. ship missing near Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas — An intensive, dawn-to-dark search Saturday turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Nation & World

Navy, Coast Guard search for U.S. ship, crew after hurricane

NASSAU, Bahamas — An intensive search was under way Saturday in the waters of the southeastern Bahamas for a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and began taking on water during Hurricane Joaquin and has not been heard from since.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Nation & World

Flash-flood warnings as East Coast braces for hurricane

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Drenching rains along an already-saturated East Coast caused major flooding Thursday, drowning a woman whose car quickly filled up with water and prompting flash-flood warnings from historic Charleston to Washington, D.C.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Nation & World

Flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out

OCEAN CITY, Maryland — For millions of Americans living in hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet.

Date: 05/31/2015 | Nation & World

Eruptions, quakes, cyclones: Vanuatu man survives them all

EFATE, Vanuatu — Volcanic eruptions, landslides, earthquakes and cyclones: 76-year-old Lik Simelum from Vanuatu has survived them all.

Date: 03/22/2015 | Nation & World

Death toll a mystery after South Pacific cyclone

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Officials struggled Sunday to determine the scale of the devastation wrought by a monstrous cyclone that tore through the tiny South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, with death counts varying in the single digits but expected to rise once communications...

Date: 03/14/2015 | Nation & World

Typhoon heads toward Philippine capital, leaves at least 8 dead

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Hagupit weakened as it moved towards the Philippine capital Monday after killing at least 8 people and displacing over 1 million people in the eastern and central provinces.

Date: 12/07/2014 | Nation & World

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