Buffalo Mayor Byron B. Brown asked city residents to adhere to a travel ban in the south portion of the city. At Buffalo Niagara International Airport, where official records are recorded, weather service officials said only 6.2 inches of snow fell over the last 48 hours. But in the suburbs of Gardenville and West Seneca […]
The long-awaited thunderstorm, rain and snowfall that hit Lebanon during the past two days resulted in substantial damages in the Shouf region of Mt. Lebanon. In the town of Kfarhim , the residents woke up Sunday morning to find out that a load-bearing wall had collapsed on their cars.
Superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast Monday, killing at least 10 people, hurling a record-breaking 13-foot(3.9 m) surge of seawater at New York City and knocking out power to an estimated 5.2 million people. The massive storm was downgraded from a hurricane after it barged ashore in southern New Jersey, bringing more than 85-mph […]
Early Monday morning, Hurricane Sandy was lurking offshore like a heavyweight boxer winding up a wallop of a punch. Delmarva — which gets its name from the three states that occupy parts of it: Delaware, Maryland and Virginia — was just one of many population centers along the East Coast
As Hurricane Sandy made its leisurely but threatening trip up the East Coast, airlines canceled thousands of flights, moved planes to safer ground and began offering refunds to stranded travelers. By Sunday evening, more than 6,800 flights scheduled for Sunday and Monday had been canceled, according to travel monitoring site FlightAware.com.
Hurricane Sandy has shut down U.S. stock markets Monday – and perhaps longer. Sunday night, as the dangerous storm took aim at the heart of the USA’s financial district, both the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq stock market said they will not open for trading Monday due to Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy pulled away from the Bahamas on Saturday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean, beginning a slow march toward the U.S. East Coast where it threatens to hit as one of the worst storms in decades. The late-season storm has been dubbed “Frankenstorm”
For the first time in October , Ping pong ball-sized-hail fell in Akkar’s mountain region of north Lebanon on Saturday, resulting in damages to the apple crops and prompting the local farmers to immediately appeal for government’s help.
Flights at Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport have resumed effective 8:45 p.m. on Friday after they were suspended at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday due to an unusual dense fog that engulfed the country’s coast and caused extremely low visibility.
The Minister of Interior and Municipalities Ziad Baroud, sent a letter to the Directorate General of departments and local councils and the General Directorate of Civil Defense and the Directorate General of Internal Security Forces and the provinces, warning them about a huge storm that will begin this afternoon and asking them to “take all […]