Topic: Hurricane Jeanne

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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Earth from above

    Europe: Man-made lights highlight particularly developed or populated areas of the Earth's surface, including the seaboards of Europe. Large cities are often located near rivers or oceans so that they can exchange goods cheaply by boat. This image is a composite of hundreds of pictures made by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), which currently operates four satellites carrying the Operational Linescan System (OLS) in low-altitude polar orbits.

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  • Will Tropical Storm Isaac hit Florida? (+video)

    Though the media has focused on possible effects of the storm on the Republican National Convention planned to take place in Tampa beginning on Monday, others worry about flooding and damage elsewhere.

  • Hurricane Irene strengthens to Category 3 over Bahamas

    Hurricane Irene strengthens to Category 3 over Bahamas

    Hurricane Irene now has winds in excess of 111 m.p.h. over the Bahamas. Will it get to Category 4 before reaching the East Coast?

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Earth from above

    Europe: Man-made lights highlight particularly developed or populated areas of the Earth's surface, including the seaboards of Europe. Large cities are often located near rivers or oceans so that they can exchange goods cheaply by boat. This image is a composite of hundreds of pictures made by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), which currently operates four satellites carrying the Operational Linescan System (OLS) in low-altitude polar orbits.

  • After hurricane Ike, Haiti copes with aid delays

    After hurricane Ike, Haiti copes with aid delays

    This weekend, Hollywood star Matt Damon and Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean urged people to help the UN raise more than $100 million for supplies.