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TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – TC Energy Corp’s Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, Read More

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp has shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday. Spokesman Jeremy Eikenberry said on Tuesday that Exxon’s Beaumont chemical plant adjoining the refinery was safely shut on Thursday morning. Total Read More

Torrential rains from storm Imelda submerge parts of southeast Texas

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(Reuters) – Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, with the National Hurricane Center predicting rain totals up to 35 inches (89 cm) in some coastal areas. Three days of rains in the Houston area stranded motorists on flooded roads, confined people Read More

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday. Former U.S. President Barack Obama fist bumps Greta Thunberg during a meeting at Read More

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

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LONDON (Reuters) – By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers’ market, a wildfire in California’s Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses. A fireman puts out flames Read More

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto whips island

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and heavy rain. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter flies Read More

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto clips island

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging half of the Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and rain. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter flies across Read More

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Bermuda residents boarded up windows of homes and businesses on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto became a major storm on route the Atlantic archipelago, although forecasts showed they could be spared a direct hit. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter Read More

At least six dead as torrential rain and floods hit Spain

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter At least six people have been killed and around 3,500 others evacuated in two days of torrential rain in southeastern Spain. Emergency services rescued people stuck in flooded highway tunnels as many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday due to the severe weather conditions. Floods swept away cars Read More

Spanish floods claim sixth victim

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People wade through a flooded street after torrential rains in Orihuela, Spain, September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – A 41-year-old man was found dead in southeastern Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing to at least six the death toll inflicted over the past two days by record-breaking rain. More than Read More