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Limiting warming to 1.5°C possible, will save 420m people

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A summary of the Special Report on Global Warming is available here. At current levels of greenhouse gas emissions, earth could pass the 1.5 C marker as early as 2030, and no later than mid-century, the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change reports with "high confidence". Read More »

These maps shed light on when and where Hurricane Michael will hit

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By the time it reaches Florida on Wednesday local time, it is expected to be a category three hurricane with winds of more than 100mph and storm surges of up to 12ft (3.7 metres). The advisories for Hurricane Michael as of October 9, 2018. A satellite image taken at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday showed Michael as it bore down on Cuba . Read More »

SpaceX to announce 1st private moon flight passenger

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He plans to invite between six and eight artists to join him on the trip as part of a project called Dear Moon , which he launched online shortly after his trip was announced . Maezawa hasn't selected which artists will join him on the four to five-day journey, which will send his craft around the Moon and back to Earth. "I don't like being alone", said Maezawa. Read More »

New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

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Thousands of others around the state waited in shelters for the all-clear. Forecasters grew increasingly anxious about New Bern being flooded by storm surge on the Neuse River the closer Florence got to the coast, and their fears proved to be well-founded: a 10-foot (3-meter) surge was reported in the city, along with more than 16 inches (40 centimeters) of rainfall. Read More »

SC governor estimates losses from Florence at $1.2B

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President Donald Trump made a stop in Conway on Wednesday as part of his tour of the Carolinas to see the damage that was caused by Hurricane Florence . "Over the next couple of days, it's going to get rough in SC". Lindsey Graham, R-Seneca, said earlier this week is sufficient "to get started" meeting the state's recovery needs. Read More »

President Trump visits Carolinas

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It wasn't clear why the women were being moved in the aftermath of a hurricane, and Justin Bamberg, a lawyer who has represented the families of several people injured or killed by law officers, said he was perplexed by the decision. Joined by a group of local and state officials, Trump promised the full support of the federal government. President Donald Trump is heading to North Carolina today to survey the damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence , which has claimed the lives ... Read More »

What to pack for a trip to the moon

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The moon hasn't seen any human visitors since 1972 and NASA's last Apollo mission. Maezawa founded Japan's largest online shopping mall, Zozotown , according to Forbes . "This is my lifelong dream", Maezawa said. The billionaire said he wondered what would've happened if famous artists, painters, creatives, and songwriters had experienced what he wanted to experience. Read More »

Carolinas flood after Florence

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The coastal city took a direct hit when Hurricane Florence came ashore and has been largely cut off since then due to storm surges and flooding from the Cape Fear River. More than 1,000 roads remain closed in the state, and flooding could get worse. A woman died in Hampstead, NC, after suffering a medical emergency, WECT reported . Read More »

American Red Cross mobilizes resources to help those affected by Florence

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The Salvation Army is collecting Hurricane Florence donations to use for the following: "T$3 o provide food and drinks, cleaning supplies and other essential commodities, financial assistance to disaster survivors, long-term recovery assistance programs including fix and reconstruction projects, or to support disaster relief workers serving in impacted communities". Read More »

I-95 remains closed by Florence’s flooding

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Radar showed parts of the sprawling storm over six states, with North and SC in the bulls-eye. "This community, the most marginalised and economically deprived in town, has been hit the worst". The death toll from Florence hits 23 as rescue efforts continue in the Carolinas as flooding persists. "We will do whatever it takes to keep the American people safe", Trump said. Read More »

Beach Town's Main Drag Empty Ahead of Hurricane Florence

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At 10 p.m., the storm was centered 280 miles east-southeast of Wilmington , N.C., and was moving northwest at 17 mph. A buoy off the North Carolina coast recorded waves almost 30 feet (9 meters) high as Florence churned toward shore. President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the federal level Tuesday for the Carolinas and Virginia. With flood waters advancing rapidly in many communities, around 50 stranded people had been airlifted out by helicopter in North Carolina, ... Read More »

Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission

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After the announcement was made that at-the-time-mystery-passenger Maezawa would be revealed on the 17th, Elon Musk tweeted out a cryptic tweet with a single Japanese flag emoji. But the unveiling, in the shadow of the engines of two massive and gleaming rockets, was also a testament to Musk's belief in making humans a multi-planet species. Read More »

Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain

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Mr Cooper added: "Catastrophic flooding and tornados are still claiming lives and property". More rain and flooding is expected in the days to come , as the now-tropical depression slowly heads towards the Ohio Valley. Some parts of the Carolinas have seen up to 40in (100cm) of rain since Thursday. Sorry, this Twitter post is now unavailable. "North Carolinians are resilient and we will come back from this. Read More »

NCDOT warns residents about Florence flooding interstates, highways

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Tropical Storm Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday, but significant portions of North and SC were expected to remain vulnerable to flash flooding and major river flooding, forecasters said. Almost 800,000 people are without power, majority in North Carolina , according to the Associated Press. SC recorded its first death from the storm, with officials saying a 61-year-old woman was killed when her vehicle hit a tree that had fallen across a highway. Read More »

Florence's death toll climbs to 17

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The storm's death toll climbed to 14 when a man drowned after a pickup truck flipped into a drainage ditch along a flooded road in SC. Another 30 sites in North and Carolina had at least 10 inches. About two dozen truckloads of military MREs and bottled water were delivered overnight to Wilmington , the state's eighth-largest city, officials said. Read More »

Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least eight dead

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Five people are known to have died as the massive weather system knocked down trees, flooded rivers, and dumped sheets of rain in the Carolinas. "The only difference is, back then it was within 14 days", he said. SC has reported its first death from Florence. But one group of dedicated firefighters who were working in hurricane conditions in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Friday paused to kneel and pray outside a home that experienced bad tragedy as a result of Hurricane Florence. Read More »

Dark warning to hurricane battlers

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Eric Abdullah, of the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, who said officials were trying to stay flexible. Florence's winds weakened as it drew closer to land, dropping from a peak of 140 miles per hour earlier in the week, and the hurricane was downgraded from a Category 4 to a Category 2. Read More »

Florence's Death Toll Stands at 15 as It Weakens to a Depression

The storm was downgraded to a tropical depression around 5 a.m. ET as it trudged inland, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as floodwaters kept rising. McMaster had ordered residents in most of the state's coastal counties to evacuate ahead of Florence's arrival. In New Bern, N.C., the city announced Saturday night 455 people were rescued from their flood-swamped homes. Read More »

Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

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Wilmington police tweeted that the father was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, the electricity went out. Two more deaths in the state have been attributed to Florence, including a person killed while plugging in a generator and a woman who suffered a heart attack. Read More »

Hurricane Florence claims first victims as tree kills mum and baby

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Water also rushed into the county's emergency operations center. "It can't be operated near rain", Wareheim said. Roy Cooper said another person was killed in Lenoir County, reports WTVD . Record water levels occurred at Wrightsville Beach, said NOAA's Ocean Service , which reported the ocean "reached reached 4.11 ft above high tide, breaking a record set by Hurricane Joaquin in 2015 by more than a foot". Read More »

IPhone : des prix qui s'envolent depuis 2014

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Apple annonce donc l'iPhone Xr qui s'avère être dans l'esprit du concept de l'iPhone 6s: un téléphone moins cher que le haut de gamme courant et bien plus coloré. Face à l'engouement pour ces deux nouveaux téléphones Apple , il faudra être rapide pour pouvoir l'essayer en avant première. Même chose du côté de l'iPad , qui a peu retenu l'attention ces derniers mois. Read More »

NASA releases footage showing massive Hurricane Florence from space

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With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the East Coast, is it time for a radical rethink on what it means to be prepared? He said they have been preparing with their natural gas unit. But North Carolina's code lagged the rest of the country by one or two cycles and didn't meet even the 2009 standards for anchoring windows and doors. Read More »

'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

View of Florence in Wilmington, N.C., on Friday. In New Bern, North Carolina, the National Weather Service said there was 10ft of water . He made the declaration Friday. It was moving west at 2 miles per hour, the National Weather Service said. Florence blew ashore early Friday in North Carolina with 90 miles per hour winds , buckling buildings, deluging entire communities and knocking out power to more than 900,000 homes and businesses as it crawled inland and weakened into a ... Read More »

'Uninvited brute': Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas

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The tropical storm's maximum sustained winds are holding steady, remaining at around 50 miles per hour, with higher gusts in heavy rainbands over water, the NWS said . "The wind was so hard, the waters were so hard, that trying to get out we got thrown into trailers". A wind gust at the Wilmington airport was clocked at 105 miles per hour (nearly 170 kph), the highest since Hurricane Helene in 1958. Read More »

Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4, SC coast to be evacuated

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The National Weather Service reported Sunday that more than 20 people had to be pulled from the ocean off Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach, The Wilmington Star reported. Airlines had canceled almost 1,000 flights and counting. Their deployment can last from a few days to a few weeks. "It's on par with the storms we flew previous year, like Maria and Irma", Kibbey said. Read More »

The Buzz | Tropical bands from Florence begin lashing Carolinas

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Airlines and hotels may waive change fees or cancellation fees for those affected by the storm. Before, the National Hurricane Center feared that Florence would make landfall as a Category 4 storm. The Coast Guard said ocean-going vessels were told to prepare to leave. "This rainfall will produce catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged, significant river flooding", the hurricane centre said. Read More »

Toujours plus grand, toujours plus cher — L'iPhone d'Apple

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Le patron d'Apple a commencé son show par un chiffre historique. La conférence, sorte de grand-messe des adeptes de la marque californienne, se tient au Steve Jobs Theater, l'amphithéâtre du nouveau campus d'Apple à Cupertino. Pour les XS et XS Max , trois versions de 64 Go, 256 Go et 512 Go seront disponibles. Première gamme de produits à l'honneur, Apple Watch , vantée comme " la montre aujourd'hui la plus vendue au monde " se renouvele avec deux nouveaux modèles à partir de 430 ... Read More »

Dead, 'Catastrophic Flooding' as Florence Hovers Over Carolinas

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Roy Cooper warned on Friday. There have been two fatalities in Kinston as a result of Hurricane Florence , according to Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail. "It was pretty bad". "More than likely it's maybe a mindset of 'we've been through this before, '" he said. Five people, including an infant, were killed as Florence battered the North Carolina coast on Friday. Read More »

Tropical Storm Isaac moves into Caribbean with 45-mph winds

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As Hurricane Florence traveled across the ocean, its winds basically pile up water that is higher than the ordinary level of the sea. It expects a tropical depression or weak storm to form and come ashore near Corpus Christi. Helene started Thursday as a Category 2 hurricane, but has since lost wind speed. On this track the storm could be close to the Cayman Islands by Monday morning. Read More »

‘Threat becomes reality’: Hurricane Florence begins days of rain, wind

Do not let Florence dropping from a category 4 down to a 2 fool you in to thinking the threat of impactful weather is going away. "We have lots of water, we've got lots of food, lots of canned food, non-perishable food", she said. Will Epperson, a 36-year-old golf course assistant superintendent, said he and his wife had planned to ride out the storm at their home in Hampstead, North Carolina, but reconsidered due to its ferocity. Read More »