Firefighters in U.S. northwest aided by weather, as winds drive California blaze
(Reuters) - Firefighters in the Pacific Northwest got a helping hand from cooler, damp weather in their battle against an array of deadly wildfires on Saturday, even as uncooperative winds in Southern California spread another landscape-scorching blaze.
Spinning clock in New York counts down time until climate devastation
NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate campaigners unveiled a huge countdown clock on Saturday, showing how little time is left before global temperatures hit a critical high, to kick off a week of climate action in New York.
UPDATE 2-Oil workers flee as third storm in month aims for U.S. offshore fields
HOUSTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc halted some oil production and began evacuating workers from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform, the company said on Saturday, as a new tropical storm flared.
UPDATE 1-Two dead as destructive storm Ianos hits central Greece
ATHENS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Two people have died as a hurricane-like storm pounded central Greece, flooding streets and homes, the authorities said on Saturday.
Two dead as rare storm hits central Greece
ATHENS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Two people died as a rare storm, known as a Medicane (Mediterranean hurricane), pounded central Greece on Saturday, flooding streets and homes, the authorities said.
Oil workers flee as third storm in month aims for U.S. offshore fields
HOUSTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc halted some oil production and began evacuating workers from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform, the company said on Friday, as a new tropical storm flared.
Showers bring relief to fire-ravaged Oregon as death toll rises in California
GATES, Ore. (Reuters) - Intermittently heavy showers brought some relief to flame-stricken western Oregon on Friday, helping firefighters to further subdue deadly blazes that have ravaged much of the state and choked its air with smoke for the better part of two weeks.
UPDATE 3-New storm stirs in U.S. Gulf as oil production recovers from Sally
HOUSTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - A new Tropical Storm stirred on Friday in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Mexico as energy firms continued to reopened more offshore crude oil production shut just days earlier.
NHC: Teddy weakens into Category 3 hurricane
(Reuters) - Teddy weakened into a Category 3 hurricane over the central Atlantic on Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
NHC says tropical storm Beta forms in the Gulf of Mexico
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Beta has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to be near hurricane strength by Sunday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.
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