Hurricane Ian floods leave mess, insurance questions behind

Christine Barrett and her family had to climb on top of their kitchen cabinets because of flooding that surged into their house during Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian floods leave mess, insurance questions behind

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Christine Barrett was inside her family’s North Port home during Hurricane Ian when one of her children started yelling that water was coming up from the shower. Then it...

For flooded inland Florida, Hurricane Ian saved the worst for last

By Rod Nickel ARCADIA, Fla. - Hurricane Ian carried a one-two punch for the inland Florida city of Arcadia and its surrounding county. Located 50 miles north of Fort Myers and about 50 miles east...

The uneven effects of climate change

Hurricane Ian came and left, leaving behind a trail of destruction. The beginning stages of recovery in Florida highlight the uneven effects of extreme weather worsened by climate change across...

Study: Climate change made summer droughts 20 times more likely

The summer droughts that affected parts of the United States, Europe, and China were made 20 times more likely by climate change, according to a new study by World Weather Attribution. China had...

UNICEF Is Helping Children Recover From The Trauma Of Pakistan Floods

Getting back to school gives children a much-needed sense of normalcy in the wake of Pakistan's catastrophic flooding.

Florida Man's 'Brilliant' Trick Saved Store From Hurricane Ian Flooding

"This literally could have saved my home," TikToker Cori Bosco said after her own water-proofing attempts failed.

Hurricane Ian recovery efforts could be a boost to investors in disaster ETF

An exchange-traded fund launched back in June may offer investors an opportunity to capitalize on Hurricane Ian recovery efforts. The Procure Disaster Recovery Strategy ETF, which trades under the...

Biden to tour storm-damaged Florida, meet with DeSantis

By Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden will travel to Florida on Wednesday and pledge support to help the state recover from the Hurricane Ian during a visit that includes a...

Ian deals blow to Florida's teetering insurance sector

Daniel Kelly and his wife bought a 1977 doublewide mobile home in May for about $83,000 at Tropicana Sands, a community for people 55 and older in Fort Myers, Florida. But he ran into roadblocks...

Hurricane Ian caused 'modest damage' to Mosaic facilities

Mosaic Co.'s facilities and supporting infrastructure in Florida sustained "modest damage" from Hurricane Ian, according to a press release Monday from the company. The damage, caused by the...

Requested a late-filing tax extension? The deadline is looming closer

Time is running out for the millions of Americans who requested a tax deadline extension earlier this year to file their 2020 income returns without a financial penalty. The roughly 19 million...

Hurricanes And Flooding Leave Infections in Their Aftermath

Expect to see a variety of infections following Hurricane Ian's destruction in Florida and South Carolina. Here's what to watch for.

After storms, NYC moving location of planned migrant shelter

NEW YORK (AP) — Giant tents for temporarily housing migrants arriving in New York City are being moved to an island off Manhattan from a remote corner of the Bronx, after storms raised concerns...

What Puerto Ricans want to see happen after Fiona

More than two weeks after Hurricane Fiona swept across Puerto Rico and caused severe flooding, mudslides and loss of running water, Puerto Ricans are still picking up the pieces, and many are...

Storm Surge Creates Ongoing Health, Safety And Financial Hazards For Hurricane Ian Survivors

In Hurricane Ian, which made landfall in Lee County, Florida last Wednesday, water was definitely a major factor, carrying homes off of their foundations, sweeping boats, cars and sea life through...

Hurricane Ian has insurance crime experts warning over flood-damaged vehicles

Hurricane Ian flooded an untold number of vehicles when it hit Florida and other southern states last week, and experts are warning unsuspecting car-buyers against the heightened risk of fraud as...

In Ian's wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Nearly a week after Hurricane Ian smashed into Florida and carved a path of destruction that reached into the Carolinas, more than half a million statewide residents...

Flooding, outages, confusion: Florida reels as Hurricane Ian death toll rises

Stories of tragedy and delay emerge as search-and-rescue teams discover survivors and fatalities

Florida launches large search and rescue operation as recovery from Ian begins

Federal emergency management officials have launched their largest-ever search and rescue operation as states begin recovery from Hurricane Ian. Officials have reported that the U.S. death toll...

Factbox-Hurricane Ian damage: death toll and latest snapshot of Florida impact

- Five days after Hurricane Ian cut a swath of destruction across Florida and the Carolinas as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland, officials are still assessing the...

600K Floridians still without power after monster storm swept through state

Hundreds of thousands of Floridians were still without power Monday morning — just days after one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States dismantled the state. According to...

Hurricane Ian devastation likely to worsen in Florida as rivers continue to rise days after deadly storm

In the wake of Hurricane Ian, flooding was expected to worsen in some communities of Florida as hundreds of thousands remained without electricity in the hardest-hit areas.

Central Florida floodwaters rising after Hurricane Ian unleashed "unprecedented rainfall"

Days after Hurricane Ian swept through central Florida communities are facing sewerage concerns and rising floodwaters that the National Weather Service warns will continue "well into this week" —...

Before, after images show Hurricane Ian storm surge destroyed some Sanibel Island, Florida hotels

Most homes on Sanibel and Captiva islands are still standing, but appear to have sustained some form of roof damage, in addition to certain storm surge and flooding damage.

Death toll rises to 66 in Florida after Hurricane Ian rendered some communities 'unrecognizable,' officials say

Days after Hurricane Ian slammed into Florida, shell-shocked residents are still assessing the damage left behind by record-high storm surge, damaging winds and catastrophic flooding that left...

Death toll from Ian, storm-caused flooding crosses 50 people

incoming update… More than 50 people have died to Ian, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the U.S., and its subsequent weather effects such as structural damage and flooding. The state of...

Hurricane Ian response: I-75 in Florida closes, cutting off key supply route

A portion of I-75, a critical Florida thoroughfare, was closed due to flooding from the Myakka River. The closure cut off a key supply route after Hurricane Ian.

Facing a Dire Storm Forecast in Florida, Officials Delayed Evacuation

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.

Death toll rises as Ian crawls across Carolinas, Virginia

incoming update… The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian and its subsequent weather effects rose to at least 27 late Friday night as authorities have been able to confirm additional drownings and...

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