HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut authorities and utilities are participating in a two-day drill designed to prepare them to deal with emergencies. The exercise, coordinated by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Division […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ship Okeanos Explorer and its robotic submarine are streaming video to computer users as they explore thousands of feet underwater.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Windsor Locks Monday afternoon.
Gaining strength and threatening 50 million people, Hurricane Sandy chugged north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed, the floor of the New York Stock Exchange was deserted, and thousands fled inland.
Government forecasters say a big storm that they’re calling “Frankenstorm” is likely to blast most of the U.S. East Coast next week.
After last year’s hurricane, the World Meteorological Organization is retiring “Irene” as a storm name.
It could be an active flood season in Connecticut once all this snow melts. Officials with the State Department of Environmental Protection say they are taking steps now to try to minimize any problems. Spokesman […]