by | September 12, 2017 | 13:52

Storm surge on the southwest coast of Florida could be greater than 9 feet in some areas. In the Tampa Bay area , access to all of Pinellas County's barrier islands, including the popular spring break destination of Clearwater Beach, was shut off.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:34

Monday night through Tuesday morning: This is the time frame in which what's left of Irma will be moving through. A high wind watch was issued for parts of the Midlands, however according to the National Weather Service in Columbia, this should be treated as a tropical storm watch.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:28

There were no immediate confirmed reports of any deaths in Florida , on top of the 24 people killed during Irma's destructive trek across the Caribbean . Scott said that he knows many Floridians want to resume their normal lives as soon as possible. The scope of damage in the hard-hit Florida Keys was not immediately clear.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:24

The Met Office issued the yellow alert for the North West of England from Tuesday. She said: "A low pressure system will move across the United Kingdom later on Sunday bringing some rain and the risk of strong winds ". Scotland is more at risk of hurricanes this autumn - as the Met Office projected up to 16 Atlantic tropical storms, the most since 2012. Replacement bus services were put on for trans-Pennine train services between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield after the railway line ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:15

Between 2,000 and 3,000 utility workers from out-of-state were staying at BB&T Center in Broward County, home to the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers, said Gus Beyersdorf, 40, of De Pere, Wisconsin, who was inspecting power lines in the southeastern coastal city of Fort Lauderdale on Monday.

by | September 12, 2017 | 13:08

From September 12 every eligible voter - about 16 million people - will receive a postal survey form in the mail. The result will be announced on November 15. The ballot of almost 16 million people at a cost A$122 million (S$133.86 million) will help Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull unite his Liberal-National coalition, which had been fractured over the issue throughout his two-year tenure.

by | September 12, 2017 | 12:53

Two years ago, PETA activists sued Slater on behalf of Naruto, saying that the photographer had no right to profit from the monkey's work. He also said he was a conservationist and interest in the image had already helped animals in Indonesia.

by | September 12, 2017 | 12:23

He is also accused, under the Public Order Act, of two counts of publishing threatening, abusive or insulting comments online meant to stir up racial hatred and of possessing pepper spray - an offence weapon. Deakin is also charged with one count of distributing a terrorist publication. The anti-Semitic and white supremacist group had celebrated the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox in June 2016 by far-right extremist Thomas Mair.

by | September 12, 2017 | 12:07

Hurricane Jose , which is taking more of a northerly track, Hurricane Katia, which slammed into Mexico's east coast, and of course Hurricane Irma which made its USA landfall in Florida. Forecast models are having a hard time figuring out what the state of the atmosphere will be like beyond five days. These prediction models put Jose anywhere from SC to Newfoundland, or Jose could even move back out into the ocean.

by | September 12, 2017 | 11:54

The Israeli PM has over the last two years been on a diplomatic charm offensive to woo African countries. Netanyahu has made outreach to Africa a key component of his foreign policy. Offering African states development aid, economic cooperation, and anti-terrorism know-how, Netanyahu aims to use support from the continent to break the traditional anti-Israel majority in global organizations such as the UN.

by | September 12, 2017 | 11:47

Fortunately, we got the $15 billion passed, but that's only going to last a few weeks now. After hitting the Florida Keys, Irma was forecast to move up the state's Gulf Coast later Sunday . Rick Scott's office reported Monday that 5.8 million people were without electrical power. Strom surge warnings are in place for areas including Tampa Bay as well as many areas in South Florida.

by | September 12, 2017 | 11:38

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has underlined that Qatar's open support for human rights, public opinion and the right of people to self-determination is one of the most important reasons for attempts to impose guardianship on it and to undermine its media.

by | September 12, 2017 | 11:07

While the forecast track shows the storm's center crossing south of Big Pine, fierce winds and storm surge will likely be widespread. Petersburg area - which hasn't suffered a direct hit from a powerful hurricane in more than 90 years - may not be so lucky.

by | September 12, 2017 | 11:03

The teams and their leagues explored other options but won't reschedule the non-conference game. "We're honored to host the National Guard and play a part in helping our community and state recover from Irma", UCF vice athletics director Danny White said.

by | September 12, 2017 | 10:52

But almost 5,000 more remain behind, according to CBS News . "I can not even describe or imagine going through this, and to be on the verge of it again is absolutely terrifying". Another four people were killed on St. Maarten, the Dutch side of St. Martin, the Dutch government reported Sunday. That leaves numerous 40,000 residents reliant on public shelters as they brace for Hurricane Jose .

by | September 12, 2017 | 10:43

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Irma's powerful eye roared ashore at Marco Island just south of Naples with 185 km/h winds, for a second U.S. "From 3 to 5 a.m. we'll have high tide and the winds will pull all of that water back onto shore", said Storm Team 8 meteorologist Leigh Spann. Weather officials warn that Irma is expected to keep producing high winds and heavy rain, although it has weakened .

by | September 12, 2017 | 10:27

TRT World speaks to journalist Joseph Kim in Seoul . A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the US, Britain, France, Russia or China to pass. to impose new sanctions against it. North Korea's "reckless behaviour", pursuing nuclear and missile programmes, was a global threat and required a global response, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said over the weekend.

by | September 12, 2017 | 10:07

As the eye of the storm is moving north to mainland Florida, more than 1.4 million homes in the state are reported to be without power and more than 100,000 people have taken refuge in shelters. "I'm originally from Miami, and I definitely wanted to see the beach", said one woman. FPL shut Unit 4 on Sunday night, however, because of to a possible valve issue that was probably not related to Irma, U.S.

by | September 12, 2017 | 10:04

Dilip Ghosh, state BJP president said "TMC is afraid because of Amit Shah's visit to Kolkata ". "He has asked us to hit back whenever the Trinamool commits atrocities and not get disheartened". "They are trying to create another Godhra here". In fact not more than 80 per cent was in circulation and the remaining 20 per cent was kept by corrupt people be it politicians or others.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:51

He also thanked the prime minister for Australia's co-operation regarding efforts to ensure tougher sanctions through the UNSC resolution. Still, North Korea denounced efforts by Washington to impose new UN-backed sanctions against the country.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:40

As Irma has been losing steam while it is travelling up the USA, eyes have started turning to Hurricane Jose, which is sitting north of the Caribbean Islands. But the cone of uncertainty isn't a forecast; it represents an average track error over the past five years. Of 20 runs of the GFS model ensemble forecast Monday morning, 25 percent resulted in an eventual landfall in the United States, and another 25 percent in Canada.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:37

The utility company says it must wait until conditions are safe for damage assessment teams to enter the field and begin the restoration process followed by fix crews, which could take several days. "This state of emergency also ensures aid for the six counties potentially impacted by this catastrophic storm", the release reads. Protect electronics and appliances .

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:30

Three Rohingya are reported to have been killed by a mine near the border allegedly laid by Myanmar security forces to stop the fugitives returning . Rumours have spread on social media that Muslims, who represent about 4.3 per cent of the Buddhist-majority country's population of 51.4 million, would stage attacks on September 11 to avenge violence against the Rohingya in northern Rakhine.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:17

Peru established diplomatic relations with North Korea in 1988. They're putting down the marker here and saying, "OK, are you prepared to do what is necessary to put pressure on North Korea at a moment when we're simply out of time?"' Nor does the resolution impose a travel ban or asset freeze on the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, as the original US draft had set out.

by | September 12, 2017 | 09:15

Anthony Ruggiero, a sanctions expert at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, said the next logical step is for the impose "secondary sanctions " targeting banks or businesses in China that do business with North Korea, a tactic the US used effectively to push Iran to the table over its nuclear program several years ago.