Category - United States

29
Apr

Denver:DEN:Cancelled and Delayed flights due to snow and rain

Dozens of flights have been canceled at Denver International Airport because of rain and snow that began falling Friday morning. United Airlines canceled more than 70 flights at DIA, most of them regional flights. Most of Southwest and Frontier flights are taking off an arriving on time. Security lines were running a little slower than […]

29
Apr

Philadelphia: flights temporarily stopped this morning

Flights were temporarily halted at Philadelphia International Airport on Friday morning after a plane had to make an emergency landing, federal aviation officials said. The Piedmont Air Flight 4801 from Richmond, Virginia, had declared an emergency due to smoke in the cabin and cockpit. It landed safely and passengers were evacuated via emergency slide. The […]

26
Apr

US: Plains states: severe weather

Severe storms to spawn tornado outbreak across Plains Tuesday afternoon, evening¬† Areas from Austin, Texas, to Omaha, Nebraska, are on alert for a severe weather outbreak that is likely to feature multiple tornadoes into Tuesday night. The storms will threaten lives and property and are likely to produce the biggest outbreak of the year so […]

18
Apr

Houston: flooding

A widespread disaster unfolded early Monday morning in the Houston area as torrential, prolonged rainfall came down at rates as high as four inches an hour, flooding waterways at rapid rates and leaving residents trapped in their own homes. ¬† Rainfall totals of 10 to 20 inches have been measured in southeast Texas to the […]

28
Mar

Washington: Capitol and White house on lock down after shots fired at visitors centre

The U.S. Capitol and White House are on lockdown following reports of shots fired at the Capitol Visitor Center. Congressional staffers were sent a notice to shelter in place, instructing them to lock doors and move to assigned shelter areas. Those outdoors were told to “seek cover away from the area.” “We are aware of […]

16
Mar

Washington DC: Metro rail shutdown for cable inspection

The hundreds of thousands of people who normally take Metro to school and work turned to cars, bicycles and buses Wednesday morning as the rail system shut down for an emergency inspection of 600 electrical cables, two days after one of them caused a fire that crippled the system. Thousands of drivers set out before […]