News related to weather events

New York City declares state of emergency amid record-breaking rainfall and flash flooding

Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams urge caution as rainfall prompts citywide alert.

Tropical storm warning issued for Southeastern US coast

Tropical storm conditions are expected to impact North Carolina today as a low pressure area off the southeastern coast threatens to become sixteenth tropical cyclone of 2023.

UNGA addresses Libya’s flood-hit Derna, US and China pledge humanitarian aid

UN Secretary-General: "Bodies are washing ashore from the same Mediterranean Sea where billionaires sunbathe on their superyachts."

International organizations and nations extend assistance to Libya

Worldwide response efforts ramp up to aid flood-stricken region, including donations, relief flights, and healthcare support.

California Governor to sign climate disclosure bills opposed by business advocacy group

Supporters say Newsom is affirming state's "climate leadership," while CalChamber says the bills will increase costs for businesses and consumers.

Hurricane Lee: Biden declares emergency in Massachusetts, Trudeau gathers response team

Pres. Biden and PM Trudeau promise federal help to affected areas as Hurricane Lee hits Atlantic Canada.

East coast and Atlantic Canada face hurricane and tropical storm watches ahead of Hurricane Lee

President Biden has approved Governor Janet Mills' declaration of emergency and request for federal resources.

More than 5000 feared dead after devastating floods hit Libya

Libya faces an unprecedented catastrophe; U.S., France, Turkey, and U.A.E. mobilize resources, while U.N. pledges support.

Governor declares state of emergency as Massachusetts floods

NOAA says climate disasters have cost the U.S. $2.6 trillion since 1980. So far this year, there have been 23 confirmed climate disasters costing $1 billion or more in damages each.

Rapid intensification of Hurricane Lee ‘boosted by human-induced climate change’

Although Lee's trajectory is not certain, Yale Climate Connections warns it would have "high impact" if it does make landfall over Atlantic Canada and Northeast U.S.