tropical storm News

Q&A: Deloitte Insurance Expert Discusses Hurricane Season and Flood Insurance

Although Atlantic hurricane season ends in November, cleanup from any damage seen on the East Coast could last beyond the end of the season. Some coastal areas, such as Virginia Beach, were impacted this season, particularly by flooding. Flooding is …

Tropical Storm Julia Weakens Along Southeast Coast

Tropical Storm Julia weakened into a depression and is expected to meander off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina for the next few days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday. Julia is located about 60 miles (95 …

Tropical Storm Darby Makes Landfall on Big Island of Hawaii: AIR

Tropical Storm Darby, which formed off the coast of Mexico on July 11, quickly reached hurricane status as it moved westward toward Hawaii finally reaching landfall on Monday, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. However, the hurricane weakened on its …

Tropical Storm Koppu Forms in Pacific, Heading Toward Philippines, East Asia

Tropical Storm Koppu, which formed Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean, is heading west in a direction that may bring it ashore in the northern Philippines later this week. The system is forecast to continue its track west through Oct. 16 and …

Storm Brewing Over Yucatan Peninsula Threatens Texas and Louisiana

The Atlantic’s second storm of the year may be developing over the Yucatan Peninsula, with the potential to reach Texas and Louisiana and flood Houston for the second time in a month. Thunderstorms moving northwest from the Yucatan along the …

Update: Tropical Storm Hagupit Hits Central Philippines; 21 People Killed

More than 21 people were killed as heavy rain and winds lashed the central Philippines, while a weakened storm Hagupit headed toward Manila. The government shut state offices and trading of stocks, bonds and currencies was suspended. Troops were deployed in Manila …

Ana Turns From Hawaii, Downgraded To Tropical Storm

Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm. After being dangerously close for several days the closest Ana got to Hawaii was …

Typhoon Rammasun Targets the Philippines; AccuWeather Report

A bulletin from the AccuWeather Global Weather Center reports that “Typhoon Rammasun is on track to threaten the Philippines Tuesday and Wednesday. “Rammasun strengthened back to a tropical storm early Sunday morning local time after briefly weakening to a tropical …

TS Neoguri Makes Landfall in Kyushu; Continues to Weaken: AIR Analysis

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Typhoon Neoguri weakened to a tropical storm before it made landfall on Japan’s southernmost island, Kyushu, at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 10, local time (5 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, Eastern Time). Minimum central …

Downgraded Flossie Leaving Hawaii

The remnants of what was Tropical Storm Flossie are currently northwest of Kauai and moving away from the islands at about 15 miles per hour, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. (PST) …