Extreme Weather

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"For many (most?) places, the worst of Florence's flooding is still on the way. Still expecting record or near-record flooding across a large part of North Carolina in the days to come."
Common Dreams staff
Windows of commercial building damaged by typhoon on September 16, 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. City officials raised the storm alert to T10, it's highest level, as Typhoon Mangkhut landed on Hong Kong.
Cellphone videos show just how destructive the storm has been.
Common Dreams staff
In this NOAA satellite handout image , shows Hurricane Florence as it made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina on September 14, 2018. The National Hurricane Center reported Florence had sustained winds of 90 mph at landfall and was moving slowly westward at 6 mph. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)
The storm is pummeling coastal towns that are battling rising sea levels and...