Hurricane Ian starts lashing South Carolina after leaving at least 19 dead and millions without power across Florida

CNN  —  As Florida wakes up Friday to apocalyptic, coast-to-coast damage – with searchers still going door-to-door and millions without power – deadly Hurricane Ian has begun lashing South Carolina, where an expected Friday afternoon landfall threatens more lethal flooding and could be powerful enough to alter the coastal landscape. After killing at least 19 … Read more

Germany will borrow $200 billion to cap consumers’ energy bills

London CNN Business  —  The German government announced plans to borrow €200 billion ($195 billion) to cap natural gas prices for households and businesses. That’s a bigger price tag than the £150 billion ($165 billion) the UK government is expected to borrow to finance its own price cap. Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, is trying to … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian: Search and rescue teams are scouring Florida’s disaster zone amid massive power outages as Ian continues is ruinous crawl

CNN  —  Search and rescue teams are working before dawn to respond to hours-old calls for help that came as Ian – downgraded to a tropical storm still marching across Florida – slammed the state’s west coast as a Category 4 hurricane, its surge trapping residents and its monstrous winds and flooding rains leaving millions … Read more

Cuba in nationwide blackout after Hurricane Ian slams into the Caribbean island nation

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. Are you affected by Hurricane Ian? Text or WhatsApp your stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. ¿Te ha afectado el huracán Ian? Comparte tu historia por mensaje de texto o por WhatsApp a +1 332-261-0775. Havana, Cuba CNN  —  Crews in Cuba are … Read more

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in western Cuba as a Category 3 storm, threatening a path of destruction as it churns toward Florida

CNN  —  Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning while on its trek toward Florida, where residents in some coastal areas are already evacuating. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, made landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar del Rio Province of … Read more

Fiona makes landfall, slams Canada’s Atlantic coast with severe winds and rain

CNN  —  Hurricane Fiona, now referred to as a post-tropical cyclone, has made landfall in Nova Scotia, racing through Canada’s Atlantic seaboard early Saturday in what could be a “landmark” weather event for the country. An unofficial barometric pressure of 931.6 mb was recorded at Hart Island, which would make Fiona the lowest pressure land-falling … Read more

UK’s mini budget slashes taxes and borrows heavily as recession hits

London CNN Business  —  A huge gamble by the UK government aimed at rescuing the economy from recession and boosting long-term growth sent the pound plunging on Friday. Announcing the biggest tax cuts in 50 years at the same time as boosting spending, Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng said the government needed a “new approach for … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: Many across Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic remain without power and running water as the storm churns toward Bermuda

CNN  —  More than a million people in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic are waking up without power or running water again Thursday as crews work to repair critical utilities disabled by Hurricane Fiona – now a Category 4 monster heading toward Bermuda. The first major hurricane of this year’s Atlantic season has killed … Read more

The historic streak of falling US gas prices is over

New York CNN Business  —  Well, it was nice while it lasted. After sinking every day for more than three months, US gas prices edged higher — by a penny — to $3.68 a gallon, on average Wednesday, according to AAA. That ends 98 consecutive days of falling pump prices, the second-longest such streak on … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: More than 1 million were left without running water after storm ripped through the Dominican Republic. It’s only expected to get stronger

CNN  —  Hurricane Fiona is continuing its ruinous path Tuesday after devastating Puerto Rico with flooding rain then ripping through the Dominican Republic, where more than a million people were left without running water and dozens of homes were destroyed. Nearly 800 people were brought to safety by emergency workers in the Dominican Republic, according … Read more