Events

Wet and unwelcome, Fred spawns twisters and flooding in US

today08/18/2021 6

Background
share close

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tropical Depression Fred has weakened to a depression and spawned several apparent tornadoes in Georgia as it dumps heavy rains into the Appalachian mountains.

It’s on a path that could cause flash floods into upstate New York. Thousands were without power in the Florida Panhandle, where it came ashore as a tropical storm on Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service spotted three likely twisters, and said severe thunderstorms could unleash mudslides in mountainous areas of Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Grace has moved west of Haiti and could become a hurricane as it moves through the Caribbean toward Mexico.

 

Source: AP – All contents copyright 2021 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Written by: Editor

Rate it

Previous post

Events

Haiti quake death toll rises to 1,419, injured now at 6,000

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Haitian authorities have raised the death toll from the powerful earthquake that struck southwestern Haiti over the weekend to 1,419. The country's Civil Protection Agency also said Monday that the number of injured people has grown to 6,000. The earthquake destroyed thousands of homes, offices, churches and other structures. And the devastation could worsen with the arrival of Tropical Depression Grace over the quake zone […]

today08/17/2021 7

0%