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Sand Palace before Hurricane Michael

A Florida home called ‘Sand Palace’ survived Hurricane Michael while everything was flattened around it. Here’s why.

Hurricane Michael obliterated nearly every structure along the coast of Mexico Beach, Florida — except for a few shoddy foundations and one pristine home, known to its owners as Sand Palace.
Panama City resident Kathy Coy stands among the rubble after her home was destroyed by Hurricane Michael.

Before-and-after photos show Hurricane Michael’s catastrophic destruction in Florida

Hurricane Michael has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but it has already wreaked havoc along the Gulf Coast, killing at least two people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.

‘It was a really brutal, grueling experience’: A reporter describes what it was like on the ground at the height of Hurricane FlorenceR...

Our reporters describe what it was like covering Hurricane Florence from the ground in Jacksonville, North Carolina as the flood waters rose around them — after spending 10 hours embedded with a Marine unit.
A volunteer worker rescues a child and her family during Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence has brought torrential rain, wind, and floods to the Carolinas. Here’s how you can help the victims.

We've compiled a list of reputable organizations that are assisting in relief efforts for Hurricane Florence, from local pet shelters to national humanitarian organizations.
A metering rule is placed beside hailstones after a hail storm hit the city of Zurich July 1, 2012.

Volkswagen blasted unproven ‘hail cannons’ at the sky to prevent storms, and farmers are accusing them of causing drought

A Volkswagen plant in Puebla, Mexico, has incurred the wrath of nearby farmers who say that by firing "hail cannons" that fire shockwaves into the sky to theoretically prevent hail from forming, the automaker is causing a drought. But do hail cannons work?

Airlines cancel more than 2,400 flights as nor’easter slams the East Coast

A late winter Nor'easter brought a mix of snow, rain, and wind to the US East Coast forcing airports to issue ground stops and airlines to cancel flights.
Ice from the breath of Gail Davis forms around her face as she exercises by walking outside in Minneapolis, January 8, 2014

Videos show a powerful winter storm that wreaked havoc across Europe

At least eight have died from chaos caused by winds reaching up to 140 kph (87 mph).

JFK, LaGuardia airports closed as ‘bomb cyclone’ shuts down thousands of flights and strands travelers

By late Thursday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that JFK International had shut down operations, following an earlier ground stop.

4 out of 5 Puerto Ricans are still without power — but darkness is far from the island’s biggest problem

Puerto Rico is struggling to keep its vulnerable populations alive as hospitals deal with the lack of power and supplies of medications run low.
A detached piece of roof is hurled through the air by strong winds in Cork, Ireland, by storm Ophelia.

Hurricane Ophelia lashed Ireland with 118mph winds and killed 3 people

Wind speeds of 118mph have been recorded just off the Irish coast, as the powerful weather system moves in.