Tag: Florida

'Extremely dangerous' eyewall of Hurricane Ian moving onshore: US forecaster
'Extremely dangerous' eyewall of Hurricane Ian moving onshore: US forecaster

Hurricane Ian is expected to be a "historic" storm with "a profound impact" on Florida

  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Screenshot of Oo Antava song from Pushpa
 Samantha fans groove to 'Oo Antava' at Florida cricket stadium

In a recent clip shared by fans, features the attendees of India vs. West Indies fifth T20I match in Florida can be seen grooving to the Telugu track.

  • Tuesday, 09 August 2022
'Extremely dangerous' hurricane nearing Mexico's Pacific coast

Washington: An “extremely dangerous” category 4 hurricane is nearing the Pacific coast of Mexico, bringing in the potential for life-threatening storm surge, wind and torrents of rain, according to weather authorities. The US’ National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that Willa weakened slightly on Monday afternoon, it was still expected to be a dangerous major hurricane […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
1 killed in deadly Florida hurricane

Miami: At least one person was killed and thousands of homes were without power in the state of Florida due to hurricane Michael, one of the strongest storms to hit the continental US since 1992. Michael made landfall on Wednesday around 2 p.m. near Mexico Beach, Florida, dashing homes into pieces, swallowing marinas and leaving […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hinduja Global Solutions to generate 500 jobs in US

New Delhi: Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), a global business process management major, on Thursday announced the opening of its first customer experience centre in the US state of Florida which is expected to generate nearly 500 jobs. The centre, located in Jacksonville, will bring more than 350 new career opportunities in the first phase of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
NASA now targeting Sunday for launch of solar probe

Washington: NASA is targeting Sunday for the launch of its historic small car-size probe to “touch the Sun” from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida after its scheduled launch on Saturday got scrubbed. NASA cited the cause of delaying the launch as a “violation of a launch limit”. “The launch of a United Launch […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
NASA solar probe launch delayed

Washington: NASA on Saturday scrubbed the scheduled launch of its historic small car-size probe to “touch the Sun” from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The agency is now targeting Sunday for the launch of the spacecraft which is designed to go all the way to the Sun’s atmosphere, or corona — closer to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Humanity's first flight to Sun to launch in July: NASA

Washington: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, which is humanity’s first mission to the Sun, has begun final preparations for its launch in July. Parker Solar Probe will be launched from Launch Complex-37 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. The two-hour launch window will open at 4 a.m. on July 31, and will be repeated each day […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
SpaceX's rocket Falcon Heavy completes hold-down firing test

Washington: SpaceX’s new heavy-lift rocket Falcon Heavy completed its static firing test at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday after multiple delays. The Falcon Heavy rocket ignited all 27 engines of its first-stage at about 12:30 p.m. American Eastern Standard Time for about 10 seconds, spewing violent exhaust and steam, a video on […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
US shivers amid record-breaking low temperatures

Washington:The East Coast in the US is shivering in a record-breaking freeze in the wake of a deadly “bomb cyclone” that dumped snow as far south as Florida. In parts of the US and Canada, temperatures were forecast to fall below -29 degrees Celsius, with wind chill making it feel more like -67 degrees Celsius […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
US to lift ban on offshore drilling

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration has announced plans to roll back a ban on new offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida and California and was considering over 40 sites for leasing of natural gas and oil production, the media reported. Thursday’s proposal comes just after the Interior Department issued a stop-work order on […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hurricane Irma leads to delay in launching of Bangladesh's first satellite

Dhaka: The launch of Bangladesh’s first satellite Bangabandhu-1 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, has been delayed due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, officials have said. “The Cape Canaveral launch pad in Florida is currently inactive due to the adverse weather. It was due to launch satellites of South Korea and Bulgaria but those dates […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
How do hurricanes form? Know from NASA scientists

Washington: Even as Hurricane Harvey left Texas bruised and Hurricane Irma began lashing Florida, NASA scientists have explained in a blog how hurricanes form and what steps the US space agency has taken to study the most violent storms on Earth. People call these storms by other names, such as typhoons or cyclones, depending on […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida

Miami: Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida on Sunday after leaving at least 25 dead since the now Category 4 storm first hit many Caribbean islands last week, authorities of the US state announced. A sudden shift in the trajectory of the storm, the eye of the hurricane is now expected to touch land not […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hurricane Irma: 70,000 in shelters, 3.4 mn may face power cut

Washington: Florida Governor Rick Scott on Saturday said 6.5 million people were ordered to evacuate ahead of Irma and that 70,000 people have moved into 385 shelters across the state. “There’s still room for more,” CNN quoted him as saying. He said that more shelters would be opened on Saturday. “Protecting life is our top […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021