Hurricanes

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Weatherwatch: back-to-back hurricanes to become norm in US
Two storms in same place within fortnight will be twice as likely on US Gulf coast by end of century, study finds

Kate Ravilious

27, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Hurricane Sam expected to get stronger but poses no threat to land
Path of 18th named storm of 2021 Atlantic hurricane season will keep it out to sea, avoiding devastation and destruction

Jodie Wooltorton for MetDesk

30, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Ida is not the end’: Indigenous residents face the future on Louisiana’s coast – photo essay
Communities in Pointe-aux-Chenes and Isle de Jean Charles grapple with question of whether to rebuild or retreat

Oliver Laughland with photos by Bryan Tarnowski in Pointe-aux-Chenes and Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana

12, Sep, 2021 @5:19 AM

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He ‘put everything’ into his Louisiana home. Hurricane Ida destroyed it in one day
Robert Taylor built his home in stages, using paychecks from three jobs – now almost the entire second floor has been destroyed and the lower floor is encased by mould

Oliver Laughland in Reserve, Lousiana

09, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Death toll from Hurricane Ida rises to 26 as Tropical Storm Mindy forms in gulf
The additional deaths came from New Orleans as the area continues to grapple with power outages from the storm

Guardian staff and agency

08, Sep, 2021 @11:06 PM

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Biden surveys Hurricane Ida damage and warns ‘climate change was here’ – as it happened
President tours neighborhoods affected by last week’s huge storm – follow the day’s politics news

Maanvi Singh and Joan E Greve in Washington

08, Sep, 2021 @12:41 AM

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Biden to visit New York and New Jersey reeling from deadly storms
Bipartisan voices vow to upgrade aging US infrastructure network that is deteriorating even as storms are strengthening

Guardian staff and agencies

06, Sep, 2021 @5:16 PM

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‘I don’t have a choice’: Hurricane Ida leaves devastated Louisiana communities struggling with new reality
A week after the storm hit, thousands of residents face a continuing catastrophe amid faltering federal government assistance

Oliver Laughland in Mount Airy and Reserve, Louisiana

06, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Hurricane Ida: divers find broken pipeline in search for source of Gulf oil spill
Coast Guard says potential slicks spotted in Gulf of Mexico after the powerful storm wreaked havoc in the region last week

Staff and agencies

06, Sep, 2021 @12:57 AM

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Louisiana Shell refinery left spewing chemicals after Hurricane Ida
Power outages from the storm have left air quality tracking systems out of commission, making public health concern hard to gauge

Sara Sneath in Norco, Louisiana

04, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden signs order on declassification of FBI’s 9/11 documents – as it happened
Order requires the attorney general to release the declassified documents over the next six months – follow all the latest

Sam Levin and Lauren Aratani and Martin Pengelly

04, Sep, 2021 @12:03 AM

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‘You’re poisoning us’: Ida brings fresh hell for Cancer Alley residents already battling pollution
Hurricane hit heavily industrialized region hard shortly after it was revealed a nearby steel plant pumped sulphur gas in atmosphere for six years

Oliver Laughland in Romeville, Louisiana

03, Sep, 2021 @9:36 PM

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