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The storm was especially hard on Volusia County, northeast of Orlando, where officials said that inspectors had deemed 24 hotels and condominiums unsafe.
The Venezuelan armed forces planned to deploy canines and drones to find missing residents and to deliver food and medicine.
The storm was headed toward Nicaragua, where it is expected to bring heavy rainfall that could trigger dangerous flash flooding and mudslides, forecasters said.
Water and electricity might not be restored to all the homes, businesses, schools and hospitals in Southwest Florida until Sunday. Updates.
At least 81 people in Florida have been reported dead due to Hurricane Ian, ABC News has found.
Hurricane Orlene has rapidly strengthened as it swirls toward Mexico’s northwest Pacific coast, with a likely close brush with former prison islands being developed by the government as an... ecotourism destination
The death toll rose to 27 as Ian, now a post-tropical cyclone, churned northward across central North Carolina toward Virginia. Live updates.
Twenty-one people dead with toll expected to rise after mega-storm carves wide path of devastation and moves north The coast of South Carolina was hit on Friday with a direct strike from Hurricane... Ian, the deadly mega-storm that carved a wide path of destruction on its earlier rampage through Florida. The eye of the hurricane crossed over land at Georgetown, between Myrtle Beach and the historic city of Charleston, after strengthening overnight in the Atlantic.
A day of hesitation in Lee County came despite warnings that the Fort Myers and Cape Coral area could see mass flooding. Now authorities are encountering mass death.
Hurricane Ian has killed at least 17 people in the US, with officials warning the number of fatalities will rise.
Hurricane Ian is gaining strength and veering towards the Carolinas - with uncertainty over how many fatalities the storm has caused in Florida.
Flooding from Hurricane Ian caused a horrific scene at a cemetery near Orlando where human remains were exposed amid pooling water.
Shocking before and after photos reveal the devastating impact of Hurricane Ian's rampage across the scenic coastal town of Fort Myers and nearby areas Wednesday.
At least one person is dead, with thousands displaced as a result of massive flooding nearriverfront communities in Thailandon Thursday, following heavy tropical rainfall. In the country’s... northeastern province of Ubon Ratchatani, over 8 inches of rain fell in 24 hours, forcing more than 5,000 people to flee. Heavy rain destroyed trees and water reached...
Hurricane Ian knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country's most important tobacco farms Tuesday when it slammed into the island's western tip as a major hurricane.
Tampa Bay is bracing for what could be its first hit from a major hurricane in 101 years. Hurricane Ian, which made landfall Tuesday morning in Cuba, is expected to reach western Florida on Wednesday... afternoon or evening as a strong Category 3 storm. Residents of Tampa, Fort Myers, and Sarasota are being encouraged to evacuate, with the National Hurricane Center warning of "a danger of life-threatening inundation ... from rising water moving inland from the coastline." The last major hurricane to slam into Tampa Bay was the Tampa/Tarpon Springs Hurricane, which made landfall on Oct. 25, 1921. Today, it would be classified as a Category 3 storm, with winds at 120 mph. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane to hit the Tampa area since 1848, The New York Times says, completely...
The authorities urged residents to begin evacuating some low-lying areas of the Gulf Coast. A troubling combination of dangerous storm surges, flooding and powerful winds is predicted for the coming... days.
Fiona transformed from a hurricane into a post-tropical storm late Friday, but it still had hurricane-strength winds and brought drenching rains and huge waves. There was no confirmation of fatalities... or injuries.
Fiona also killed two people in the Dominican Republic and one person on Guadeloupe.
Pictures from a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight and UN satellite images show land and trees coated in ash Some of the first images have emerged from Tonga's volcano and tsunami-hit... islands, after a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight returned from the cut-off country, as two deaths from the disaster have been confirmed. Aerial photography of Nomuka, a small island in the southern part of the Ha apai group, shows land and trees coated with ash and other damage inflicted by the huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami that hit the Pacific nation on Saturday.
Rescuers sift through rubble for victims and survivors as country reels from floods and wildfires The death toll from Turkey's flash floods has risen to 38 as emergency crews searched for more victims... and survivors in the devastated Black Sea region just as the country was gaining control over hundreds of wildfires. The health minister, Fahrettin Koca, announced on Twitter late on Friday that 32 people died in Kastamonu province, along the Black Sea, and six in the neighbouring area of Sinop. The toll was also reported by the government's disaster agency AFAD.
Hurricane Hanna has touched down in Texas with winds reaching 90 mph. The first storm of the hurricane season touched down around 6 p.m. close to the southern tip of Texas in Padre Island, just off... the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Weather Service. Gov. Greg Abbott hours earlier issued a disaster declaration...
Hurried evacuation of millions of residents will increase coronavirus cases, officials say Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Severe flooding in India's tea-growing state of... Assam and neighbouring Nepal has killed at least 200 people and displaced millions, severely hampering efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus. In Assam, heavy monsoon rains burst the banks of the Brahmaputra River, causing more than 2,000 villages to be enveloped in floods and mudslides and displacing 2.75 million people in the past two weeks. There have been 85 deaths reported in the state.
Japan's death toll from Typhoon Hagibis has reached 58, as thousands of homes remained without power and temperatures were expected to drop later this week, according to public broadcaster NHK.... Fifteen people are also still missing -- three days after the powerful storm ravaged the central and eastern portion of the country with high winds...
Forty-three people have been killed in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian swept through, as the storm moves up toward eastern Canada.