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The ship, Arctic Sunrise, surrounded by ice floes in the ocean near Svalbard, Norway.

Melting ice is slowing down the Atlantic ocean’s circulation system. Yes, that’s similar to what happens in ‘The Day After Tomorrow....

A new UN report found global oceans could rise 3 feet by 2100 due in part to melting ice. That melt could also slow the Atlantic ocean current system.
People walk the flooded waters on Hopper Road, September 19, 2019, in Houston, Texas.

A tropical storm is flooding Texas with up to 43 inches of rain, just 2 weeks after Hurricane Dorian. Here’s why storms are getting stronger, sl...

Officials say flooding from Imelda is worse than that of Hurricane Harvey. Climate change is making storms stronger, wetter, and more frequent.
People wade through a flooded street after Hurricane Barry in Mandeville, Louisiana, July 13, 2019.

Life-saving tips that could help in almost any natural disaster, from fires to hurricanes

Less than half of Americans say they are prepared for a disaster. Here's what to remember if one strikes.
The forecast path of Hurricane Dorian, accurate as of 2:00 a.m. ET on Friday, September 6.

Hurricane Dorian is lashing North Carolina, with Virginia and other states in its path. Here is where and when it’s due to go next

Hurricane Dorian is bringing winds "near hurricane force" and "life-threatening" storm surge to North Carolina, the National Hurricane Center said.
A Deltec home remains standing in Mexico Beach, Florida, after Hurricane Michael.

These round homes have survived every major hurricane in the last 50 years, including Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Take a look.

Deltec Homes' round, aerodynamic designs have withstood previous hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Michael.
The hurricane-proof home was made with more than 600,000 plastic bottles.

A house made of plastic soda bottles can withstand winds twice as strong as a Category 5 hurricane. Take a look inside.

Hurricanes are becoming stronger and more devastating, generating a need for technologies to keep homes safe during storms.

Hurricane Dorian brought a 23-foot-high wall of water to parts of the Bahamas. Here’s what a storm surge is and why it’s so dangerous.

Dorian's storm surge could flood coastal communities in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina with 4 to 7 feet of water.

Hurricane Dorian is set to wreak havoc on air travel — here’s what you need to know about flights

With Hurricane Dorian bearing bearing towards the US on Monday after battering the Bahamas, here's what you need to know about flights.
Tropical Storm Dorian is pictured off the coast of Venezuela.

28 photos show how people in the Caribbean braced for Dorian as the hurricane heads for Florida

Hurricane Dorian is making its way across the Atlantic Ocean. Photos show the damage in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands as Florida prepares.
A couple boards up the door of their beachfront house as Tropical Storm Dorian (soon to become a Category 1 hurricane) approaches in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico August 28, 2019.

Hurricane Dorian could hit Florida as a Category 4 storm. Here are the 14 most important ways to prepare for a hurricane.

Hurricane Dorian is building strength in the Atlantic en route to the Bahamas and Florida. Here are the Red Cross' recommendations for how to prepare.