Wind storms

A stroller walks with a dog as winter storm Burglind blows over the Lake Constance, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Rorschach, Switzerland. The storm is expected to cause strong gusts of wind of up to 150 kilometers per hour in some mountain areas. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 10:27 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the storm battering Europe (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Swiss police say several people are stuck after high winds caused cable cars to stop running in the skiing resort of Pizol. St. Gallen police say in a statement that several rescue teams are trying to get the people...
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Big waves crash over the sea walls in Blackpool northwest England as a storm lashed the UK with violent storm-force winds of up to 100mph, leaving thousands of homes without power and hitting transport links Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 10:18 am
LONDON (AP) — A violent storm packing winds of up to 100 miles per hour battered many parts of western Europe Wednesday, wreaking havoc on transport and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes across France, Switzerland, Britain and Ireland without power. In Switzerland, the storm canceled flights...
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Julia Acord, 11, left, and Abigail Ferguson, 12, photograph a sign that announces the postponement of Halloween activities in Brunswick, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. The town postponed its annual Halloween parade and trick-or-treating due to cleanup from Monday's severe storm that left two-thirds of the state without power. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 6:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a powerful storm that cut power to more than 1.5 million customers in the Northeast (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has ordered a review of National Grid's response in the state to a storm that knocked out power to tens of thousands...
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An uprooted tree crashed into the entrance of a subway station photographed in Berlin, Friday Oct. 6, 2017. Seven people died Thursday as high winds knocked over trees and caused widespread travel chaos in northern Germany. In Berlin, where winds reached up to 120 kph (75 mph), flights were temporarily grounded at the city's two airports and much of the public transportation system was shut down. (Maurizio Gambarini/dpa via AP)
October 06, 2017 - 5:06 am
BERLIN (AP) — Scores of train and subway lines in northern Germany are still out of service after high winds knocked trees and branches onto tracks. Crews were working Friday to clear debris after overnight wind storm that killed at least seven people. Berlin's main zoo scrambled to get its animals...
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Quintana and Liz Perez look out at the flooding outside their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 8:33 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Authorities say a Florida man appears to have been electrocuted by a downed power line following Irma. Winter Park police spokesman Garvin McComie says officers responded Monday morning following reports of a man lying in the...
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Cory Donoher pulls Linda DeWalt and her dogs on his kayak down a street in Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, after it was flooded from the Ortega River when Hurricane Irma passed over the region. (Dede Smith/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
September 11, 2017 - 6:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Florida emergency management officials estimate nearly 12.5 million residents remain without power. The updated number came during a briefing on Monday evening at the state's emergency management center in Tallahassee...
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Cory Donoher pulls Linda DeWalt and her dogs on his kayak down a street in Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, after it was flooded from the Ortega River when Hurricane Irma passed over the region. (Dede Smith/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
September 11, 2017 - 5:27 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 5 p.m. Officials say the 42-bridge roadway that connects the Florida Keys to each other and the mainland must be checked for safety before motorists can be allowed back onto the islands. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday that once...
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Cory Donoher pulls Linda DeWalt and her dogs on his kayak down a street in Jacksonville, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, after it was flooded from the Ortega River when Hurricane Irma passed over the region. (Dede Smith/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
September 11, 2017 - 4:00 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 3:45 p.m. As South Carolina's governor was issuing warnings about Tropical Storm Irma for the state's residents, the the progress of Tropical Storm Irma, the storm toppled a massive oak tree on an apartment building he owns. Gov. Henry...
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A truck drives through a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Key Largo, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 11, 2017 - 3:06 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 3 p.m. Communities along the Georgia coast are seeing extensive flooding from Tropical Storm Irma. Irma's storm surge pushed water ashore at the high tide Monday afternoon, and heavy rainfall made the flooding even worse. On Tybee...
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Kelly McClenthen walks through her flooded neighborhood, as she returns to see the damage to her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 11:43 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Jacksonville, Florida, authorities are telling residents near the St. Johns river to leave quickly as floodwaters rise. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office warned people in evacuation zones A and B along the St. Johns River to "Get...
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