Three-quarters of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output remains shut

HOUSTON (Reuters) – More than three-quarters of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s offshore oil and natural gas output remained shut on Wednesday as the fallout from Hurricane Ida continued to hamper production.FILE PHOTO: Oil rigs are seen in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August… Continue reading Three-quarters of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output remains shut

Biden tours flood-hit areas; calls climate change 'existential threat'

NEW YORK (Reuters) -President Joe Biden on Tuesday toured sites of deadly floods in the Northeast and said Hurricane Ida demonstrated the ravages of climate change as he pressed for investments to boost infrastructure and fight global warming. “Climate change poses an existential threat to our lives, to our economy, and the threat is here.… Continue reading Biden tours flood-hit areas; calls climate change 'existential threat'

Biden tours flood-hit areas; calls climate change 'existential threat'

NEW YORK (Reuters) -President Joe Biden on Tuesday toured sites of deadly floods in the Northeast and said Hurricane Ida demonstrated the ravages of climate change as he pressed for investments to boost infrastructure and fight global warming. “Climate change poses an existential threat to our lives, to our economy, and the threat is here.… Continue reading Biden tours flood-hit areas; calls climate change 'existential threat'

Hurricane Ida: More than 25 deaths as storm pounds New York

A stunned US East Coast woke to a rising death toll, surging rivers and destruction after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, filling low-lying apartments with water and turning roads into car-swallowing canals. At least 12 people died in New York City in flooding caused by the remnants of Ida.… Continue reading Hurricane Ida: More than 25 deaths as storm pounds New York

Hurricane Ida destruction could lift infrastructure bill hopes

Louisiana lawmaker discusses impact of Hurricane Ida Rep. Garrett Graves, R-La., on the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and the recovery process after the storm leaves residents without power and gas. The monumental destruction wreaked this week by Hurricane Ida, one of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall in the U.S., has become a… Continue reading Hurricane Ida destruction could lift infrastructure bill hopes

UK weather: Hurricane Ida fallout to push new 'heatwave' to Britain next week – but thunderstorms too, Met Office warns

BRITS could see another heatwave next week as the fallout from Hurricane Ida spills across the Atlantic – but thunderstorms will be coming too. The terrifying tropical storm won't hit the UK, but its remnants have the power to manipulate our weather over the coming days. It comes after Americans were swamped in a devastating… Continue reading UK weather: Hurricane Ida fallout to push new 'heatwave' to Britain next week – but thunderstorms too, Met Office warns

Biden to visit Hurricane Ida devastation in Louisiana on Friday

Hurricane Ida leaves parts of Louisiana feeling like a ‘third world country’ Fox News’ Jeff Paul reports from Chauvin, La., with the latest on the storm damage and recovery. President Biden on Friday will tour the devastation left by Hurricane Ida when it slammed into Louisiana last weekend as a Category 4 storm. He also… Continue reading Biden to visit Hurricane Ida devastation in Louisiana on Friday

Ida weakens as rescues begin and damage checked in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida became a tropical storm as its top winds slowed over Mississippi on Monday, while across southeast Louisiana residents waited for daylight to be rescued from floodwaters and see how much damage was caused by one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. mainland. All of New… Continue reading Ida weakens as rescues begin and damage checked in Louisiana

Hurricane Ida forecast to strengthen as it nears Louisiana – The Denver Post

NEW ORLEANS — Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations ahead of Hurricane Ida, which is expected to rapidly intensify and bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore Sunday in Louisiana. The National Hurricane Center warned that… Continue reading Hurricane Ida forecast to strengthen as it nears Louisiana – The Denver Post