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  • The Floodwaters in Florida Are Toxic and Dangerous, Officials Warn

    The Floodwaters in Florida Are Toxic and Dangerous, Officials Warn

    When Hurricane Ian made landfall over Florida as a category 4 storm last week, it left behind a trail of destruction that killed dozens of people amid flash floods, severely damaged homes, and inundated cars and streets. The devastation has also triggered new environmental concerns: serious leaks of chemicals, sewage, and oil.


  • Hurricane Ian Heads Toward Florida, Parts of Tampa Ordered to Evacuate

    Hurricane Ian Heads Toward Florida, Parts of Tampa Ordered to Evacuate

    Tropical Storm Ian strengthened into a category 1 hurricane early Monday morning, with sustained winds reaching 129 km/h on its approach to western Cuba. It’s projected to gain more force, becoming a major storm (with winds over 179 km/h), and make landfall on the island later today before continuing on a path toward Florida’s Gulf…