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FEMA: We don't wait for storm to arriveupdated: Tue Aug 28 2012 20:56:00

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on supply movements and Gulf Coast preps for Tropical Storm Isaac as it nears the U.S.

Keep a hurricane preparation checklistupdated: Tue Aug 28 2012 20:56:00

In areas where hurricanes can strike, it's a good idea to have a closet or an area set aside for storm preparedness storage. There, you can keep items you'll need in case disaster strikes suddenly or you need to evacuate.

31 Chinese fishermen missing after boat capsizes in Typhoon Bolavenupdated: Mon Aug 27 2012 19:52:00

Rescuers searched typhoon-swept waters off South Korea's Jeju Island Tuesday for 31 Chinese fishermen missing in the wake of Typhoon Bolaven, a ferocious storm that headed for the Korean Peninsula after making landfall on Okinawa.

6 mobile apps for tracking Hurricane Isaacupdated: Mon Aug 27 2012 16:58:00

For those of us who live inland, hurricane-tracking seems more a curious indulgence, but if you live along the coastal regions in a hurricane zone, keeping tabs on these atmospheric leviathans is paramount.

Family reacts to SoCal earthquakesupdated: Mon Aug 27 2012 05:28:00

Southern California was shaken by several hundred earthquakes Sunday.

Major earthquake hits off coast of El Salvadorupdated: Mon Aug 27 2012 04:38:00

A powerful magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador late Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported

Massive Typhoon Bolaven slams Okinawa, heads for Koreasupdated: Sun Aug 26 2012 20:08:00

A massive typhoon crossed over Okinawa on Sunday, bringing winds more ferocious than even the typhoon-weary Japanese island has seen in decades.

Tracking Tropical Storm Isaacupdated: Sun Aug 26 2012 17:11:00

CNN's Jennifer Delgado details the latest track Tropical Storm Isaac could take through the Gulf of Mexico.

Isaac on verge of becoming hurricane, watch extends to Louisianaupdated: Sun Aug 26 2012 17:11:00

As Tropical Storm Isaac moved quickly through the Straits of Florida on Sunday, coastal communities in Florida issued mandatory evacuations and Republicans delayed the start of their national convention.

Tropical Storm Isaac lashes Haiti; Florida under hurricane warningupdated: Sat Aug 25 2012 05:52:00

Tropical Storm Isaac lashed Haiti early Saturday, bringing gale-force winds and potential flooding to a nation where hundreds of thousands still live in tent cities following a 2010 earthquake.

Tropical Storm Isaac strengthens as it nears Haitiupdated: Sat Aug 25 2012 02:41:00

Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened slightly as it churned toward Haiti on Friday, threatening an already vulnerable nation with gale-force winds, pounding rain and the potential for life-threatening floods.

Tropical storm Isaac nears Haitiupdated: Sat Aug 25 2012 02:41:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman talks to people on the ground who aren't going anywhere as the tropical storm gets closer and closer.

Haiti sits in path of strengthening Isaacupdated: Thu Aug 23 2012 21:06:00

As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night.

Tropical Storm Isaac is a concern as GOP convention nearsupdated: Wed Aug 22 2012 22:58:00

Tropical Storm Isaac continued its westward path Wednesday, placing officials on alert from Puerto Rico to Guantanamo Bay to Florida, where it could pose a threat to the GOP convention next week.

Hurricane Gordon makes landfall in Azores updated: Mon Aug 20 2012 17:54:00

Hurricane Gordon churned across the eastern Azores early Monday after making landfall on the northern Atlantic islands, forecasters said.

Indonesia earthquake leaves 6 dead, officials say updated: Mon Aug 20 2012 06:05:00

Food and water were being dropped by helicopters on Monday to residents in rural Indonesia cut off after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck, triggering landslides, according to the National Disaster Management Agency.

Helene weakens to tropical depressionupdated: Sat Aug 18 2012 13:30:00

Helene weakened into a tropical depression Saturday after making landfall in Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.

Wildfires roast western statesupdated: Thu Aug 16 2012 05:58:00

Blistering hot temperatures will blast the normally tepid Pacific Northwest again Thursday as dozens of wildfires burn across large sections of the western United States.

Heartbreaking losses as Western wildfires rageupdated: Wed Aug 15 2012 16:18:00

Extreme fire weather across much of the Western United States on Wednesday continued to fuel dozens of wildfires, endangering several communities and threatening to drive more people from their homes.

New NRC chair vouches for agency's independence, states goalsupdated: Tue Aug 14 2012 15:47:00

Is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission too cozy with the industry it regulates?

Iran searches for quake victimsupdated: Sun Aug 12 2012 11:04:00

Iran officials are searching for victims of a pair of quakes that killed hundreds Saturday.

Rescue operations end after Iran quakes kill 250updated: Sun Aug 12 2012 11:04:00

Rescue operations have ended in Iran after two strong earthquakes that killed at least 250 people, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Sunday.

Dozens killed, hundreds injured in Iranupdated: Sat Aug 11 2012 16:27:00

At least 87 people were killed and another 400 were injured in two strong earthquakes that jolted northwestern Iran.

180 killed, 1,300 injured as strong quakes jolt northwestern Iranupdated: Sat Aug 11 2012 16:27:00

At least 180 people were killed and 1,300 others injured in two strong earthquakes that jolted northwestern Iran Saturday near the city of Tabriz, state-run news agencies said.

Tropical Storm Ernesto nearing 2nd landfallupdated: Thu Aug 09 2012 15:31:00

Tropical storm Ernesto skirted the Mexican coast Thursday with top winds of 60 miles an hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Ernesto weakens, but new strength forecastupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 20:18:00

Despite weakening, Tropical Storm Ernesto poured heavy rains Wednesday on Mexico and portions of Central America, the National Hurricane Center said.

Typhoon Haikui strikes east coast of Chinaupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 05:55:00

Typhoon Haikui slammed into the east coast of China on Wednesday morning, pummeling the area around the business metropolis of Shanghai with heavy wind and rain.

25 people rescued after China typhoonupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 05:55:00

Twenty-five people were rescued on Saturday in the typhoon-hit northeast Liaoning Province, the local media reported.

Hurricane Ernesto nears Yucatan Peninsulaupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 20:52:00

Packing maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, Hurricane Ernesto strengthened as it closed in Tuesday on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, the National Hurricane Center said.

Flooding brings chaos to Philippine capitalupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 11:01:00

Fueled by seasonal monsoon rains and a nearby tropical storm, widespread flooding in the Philippines worsened Tuesday, causing a landslide that killed nine members of a family, the national disaster agency reported.

Severe flooding takes aim at Philippinesupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 11:01:00

Flooding forces tens of thousands of people from their homes. CNN's Alex Zolbert reports from Manila.

Tropical Storm Ernesto breezes past Jamaica; Florence weakensupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 00:11:00

Tropical Storm Ernesto churned south of Jamaica on Sunday, becoming a bit more organized as it continued its westward march.

Jamaica under tropical storm warning as strengthening Ernesto approachesupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 20:56:00

Tropical Storm Ernesto churned across the Caribbean Sea on Saturday, regaining some strength even as forecasters expect it to grow more powerful and emerge as a Category 1 hurricane in the next few days, the National Hurricane Center said.

Two cyclones strike Chinese coastupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 10:01:00

Tropical cyclones in Asia prompt the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

2 tropical cyclones strike Chinese coast in quick successionupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 10:01:00

Two tropical cyclones have made landfall in eastern China, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from coastal areas as the Philippines and Taiwan assess the damage that one of the storms left in its wake.

Typhoon Saola batters Taiwanupdated: Thu Aug 02 2012 04:11:00

Typhoon Saola hammers Taiwan with heavy wind and rains and making its way towards mainland China.

Typhoon Saola leaves 23 dead in Philippinesupdated: Thu Aug 02 2012 04:11:00

Heavy rains from the outer bands of Typhoon Saola, which hovered near the Philippines beginning last week, have left 23 people dead and another five injured, an official with the National Disaster Coordinating Center said Thursday.

GE Chief: Nuclear 'hard to justify'updated: Mon Jul 30 2012 03:40:00

Nuclear power is so expensive compared with other forms of energy that it has become "really hard" to justify, according to the chief executive of General Electric, one of the world's largest suppliers of atomic equipment.

6.0 quake strikes near Guatemala-Mexico borderupdated: Sun Jul 29 2012 09:38:00

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala near the country's border with Mexico Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes in Pacific off Papua New Guineaupdated: Sat Jul 28 2012 16:32:00

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck early Sunday in the western Pacific off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Report: Companies involved in Gulf spill didn't focus on major accident risksupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 11:30:00

Two of the main companies involved in the disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill were more focused on personal injury risks than the potential for a major accident, a federal agency said in a report released Tuesday.

Hong Kong cleans up in aftermath of Typhoon Vicenteupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 01:22:00

Hong Kong is cleaning up Tuesday after a severe typhoon struck the city with gale-force winds and rain, shuttering much of the city and injuring at least 129 people.

New report criticizes TEPCO over Fukushima nuclear crisisupdated: Mon Jul 23 2012 04:52:00

A Japanese government report Monday heaped fresh criticism on the operator of the nuclear power plant where a disastrous accident was set off last year by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the country.

The fight for nuclear energy in Japanupdated: Mon Jul 23 2012 04:52:00

Anti-nuclear protests in Japan get bigger. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports the government is bringing reactors back online.

Report: Japan nuclear workers told to hide radiation levelsupdated: Sun Jul 22 2012 08:05:00

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is investigating a report that workers at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were told to use lead covers in order to hide unsafe radiation levels, an official said.

Tens of thousands demonstrate against nuclear power in Japanupdated: Mon Jul 16 2012 07:46:00

Tens of thousands of people crowded into a park in central Tokyo on Monday to protest the use of nuclear power in Japan, highlighting the growing opposition to atomic energy in the country since the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

Report: Fukushima disaster man-madeupdated: Mon Jul 16 2012 07:46:00

A new Fukushima report blames human error on the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan.

Emilia strengthens to Category 4 hurricane in Pacificupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 07:29:00

Hurricane Emilia raged into to a Category 4 storm Tuesday, hurling 140 mph winds as it spun across the Pacific Ocean.

CNN reporter goes inside a hurricaneupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 07:29:00

CNN's John Zarrella shares with Wolf Blitzer what it feel like inside of a simulated hurricane.

Powerful hurricane picks up steam off Mexican coastupdated: Mon Jul 09 2012 19:17:00

Already packing 110 mph winds, a hurricane churning in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico is forecast to get even stronger -- though, as of now, it poses no direct threat to those onshore.

Report says Japan failed with Fukushimaupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 12:12:00

A new report slams Japan's government handling of the Fukishima nuclear disaster. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

What Japanese leaders can learn from the Fukushima nuclear crisisupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 12:12:00

They finally called a spade a spade.

Japanese parliament report: Fukushima nuclear crisis was 'man-made' updated: Thu Jul 05 2012 03:59:00

The nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan unfolded as a result of willful negligence before the natural disasters of March 11 last year and a flawed response afterward, a report by a Japanese parliamentary panel said Thursday.

Japan ends nuclear freezeupdated: Sun Jul 01 2012 02:18:00

Japan is set to restart its first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima meltdown.

High winds fueling Colo. wildfireupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 07:03:00

Rob Marciano reports on the weather conditions preventing first responders from containing the Colorado wildfire.

Colorado fire 'smacks you in the face'updated: Wed Jun 27 2012 18:02:00

Neighborhoods in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are evacuated as the Waldo Canyon wildfire continues to spread.

Help for wildfire evacuees and first respondersupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 18:02:00

A raging wildfire has forced 32,000 residents to evacuate their homes near Colorado Springs, Colorado. Extreme heat and winds gusting to 65 mph fueled the Waldo Canyon Fire as it broke through containment lines Tuesday afternoon.

Evacuees watch and hope homes remainupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 17:41:00

Thousands of Colorado residents are being forced to abandon their homes as wildfires spread. CNN's Jim Spellman reports.

Japan set to power up nuclear reactor amid protestsupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 07:13:00

Energy-starved Japan will regain nuclear-powered electricity on Sunday, as the first reactor to be switched on since last year's Fukushima disaster comes online.

Debby: Inundated Florida braces for even more floodingupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 11:24:00

He used sand bags and a water pump, but Chad Mercer couldn't stop floodwaters from rising to his knees inside his Starke, Florida, home.

Tropical Storm Debby hits Floridaupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 11:38:00

Tropical Storm Debby slams parts of Florida, pummeling the region with high winds and heavy rain.

Debby forecast to soak Florida as it crosses stateupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 11:38:00

Tropical Storm Debby was dumping unrelenting rain on portions of Florida on Monday, causing flooding amid high winds as forecasters changed its projected path once again.

Wildfire photographer works amid chaosupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 05:34:00

Photographer Kari Greer's images reveal the grueling, thankless fight done by America's wildfire heroes.

Wildfires burn across Colorado, Utah; force more than 10,000 from homesupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 05:34:00

Hot, dry and windy conditions -- which have fueled rampaging wildfires across Colorado and forced more than 10,000 people from their homes -- will continue to plague the region through at least midweek.

Tropical Storm Debby spawns fatal tornado in Florida, drenches coastupdated: Sun Jun 24 2012 21:40:00

The expansive, stalled Tropical Storm Debby lashed Florida on Sunday, spawning apparent tornadoes in the central part of the state that killed one woman, a county spokeswoman said.

Tropical Storm Debby has formed in Gulfupdated: Sun Jun 24 2012 21:40:00

CNN's Bonnie Schneider reports Tropical Storm Debby has formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tropical Storm Debby forms in Gulf of Mexicoupdated: Sat Jun 23 2012 20:42:00

Tropical Storm Debby, the fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, formed Saturday in the central Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center reported.

Fukushima suicide: 'Unspeakable rage'updated: Wed Jun 20 2012 07:51:00

Victims of Japan's Fukushima disaster struggle to rebuild their lives, as CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Fukushima plant operator: We weren't prepared for nuclear accidentupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 07:51:00

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant admitted Wednesday that it was not fully prepared for the nuclear disaster spurred by last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Nuclear disaster spreads to houses, foodupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 17:00:00

Fukushima's nuclear fallout spreads through ordinary life in Japan. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Report: Japan to restart first nuclear reactors since Fukushimaupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 17:00:00

Japan has given the go-ahead for operations to resume at two nuclear reactors on its western coast, the first to be restarted after the government shut down all reactors following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.

Carlotta weakens to tropical depression over Mexican mountainsupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 11:37:00

A storm over southwestern Mexico weakened further Saturday to a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said.

Tropical weather updateupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 11:37:00

Jennifer Delgado gives an update on Tropical Storm Carlotta's impact on Mexico and Typhoon Guchol in the west Pacific

'Rapid strengthening' of Hurricane Carlotta expected as it nears Mexicoupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 16:24:00

People along Mexico's southwestern coast are bracing for Hurricane Carlotta, an already powerful storm that forecasters say will experience "rapid strengthening" in the coming hours.

Tropical Storm Carlotta forms south of Mexican coastupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 06:38:00

A tropical storm formed in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday morning and is expected to reach hurricane strength before it gets to Mexico's southwestern coast.

Band sings about Fukushima disasterupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 20:44:00

CNN's Kyung Lah profiles a band that says TEPCO destroyed their lives.

Fukushima residents call for criminal charges against nuclear officialsupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 20:44:00

The executives of the Japanese utility that owns the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and a number of the country's government officials should go to jail, according to a complaint filed by more than 1,000 local residents on Monday.

Moderate earthquake rattles Japan updated: Tue Jun 05 2012 17:01:00

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Costner explains clean-up technologyupdated: Tue Jun 05 2012 07:40:00

CNN's Soledad O'Brien speaks with actor Kevin Costner about technology that separates oil out of water.

Stephen Baldwin fights Kevin Costner in courtupdated: Tue Jun 05 2012 07:40:00

Lawyers for Kevin Costner and Stephen Baldwin began choosing jurors Monday to decide a legal dispute between the two actors stemming from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Strong earthquake strikes south of Panamaupdated: Sun Jun 03 2012 21:54:00

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Panama on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The future of nuclear energy in Franceupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 22:49:00

French President-elect Francois Hollande wants to reduce the country's reliance on nuclear power.

China to restart nuclear power programupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 22:49:00

Beijing has indicated that it will lift its year-long moratorium on new nuclear projects in a move that will breathe life into an industry plagued by uncertainty since the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi reactor last year.

New Japanese smartphone will have radiation detectorupdated: Thu May 31 2012 06:58:00

Talk about a "smart" phone?Japan's latest mobile phone sensation also happens to be a radiation detector.

New Japan phone has radiation detectorupdated: Thu May 31 2012 06:58:00

Japan's latest phone sensation has a Geiger counter to read radiation. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

FEMA: Have a plan for hurricane seasonupdated: Wed May 30 2012 17:23:00

People need to plan now for possible evacuations, power outages and other challenges as a new hurricane season approaches, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday.

Multiple earthquakes hit northern Italyupdated: Wed May 30 2012 13:15:00

Multiple earthquakes struck northern Italy on Tuesday near the epicenter of last week's deadly quake.

Death toll from Italy earthquake risesupdated: Wed May 30 2012 13:15:00

The death toll from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy rose to 17 after the discovery of another body, officials said Wednesday, as questions were asked about why factory buildings collapsed.

Evacuee's suicide sad reminder how Fukushima continues to claim victimsupdated: Tue May 29 2012 14:27:00

A 62-year-old evacuee from Fukushima Prefecture made a brief visit to his radiation-contaminated home, walked to his shuttered shop, and then hanged himself in a storage space.

Disaster strikes twice in Japanupdated: Tue May 29 2012 14:27:00

A victim of the Fukushima nuclear disaster narrowly survives a deadly tornado. Kyung Lah reports.

Rainmaker Beryl poses flood threat in Southupdated: Tue May 29 2012 13:10:00

After dumping more than a foot of rain in at least one location, Tropical Depression Beryl continued to soak the South on Tuesday, prompting flood watches and warnings from Florida to North Carolina.

Timelapse of Tropical Storm Berylupdated: Tue May 29 2012 13:10:00

iReporter Fabian Lorenz shot this video of Tropical Storm Beryl outside his attic in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Second quake leaves Italians in shockupdated: Tue May 29 2012 11:37:00

Journalist Barbie Nadeau updates the human toll taken by the second major earthquake to strike Italy in nine days.

Deadly earthquake hits northern Italyupdated: Tue May 29 2012 11:37:00

At least 15 people were killed and some 200 injured in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy on Tuesday, Italian news agency ANSA reported.

Weakened Beryl still dumping rain on Southeastupdated: Tue May 29 2012 09:29:00

After ruining Memorial Day plans along the Florida and Georgia coasts, the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl are forecast to bring more rain to the Carolinas.

Former Japanese leader: 'I felt fear' during nuclear crisisupdated: Mon May 28 2012 06:06:00

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said he was overwhelmed and afraid during last year's nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi plant, acknowledging that little has been done since then to ensure that another nuclear disaster will not occur.

Beryl close to hurricane strength as it nears Georgia, Floridaupdated: Sun May 27 2012 22:10:00

Tropical Storm Beryl continued to strengthen as it neared the coasts of Georgia and Florida on Sunday, approaching hurricane strength, forecasters said.

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