Mostly uninsured victims could face losses of $65B — report
About 80 percent of U.S. mainland homes inundated by Hurricane Irma didn't have flood insurance, meaning property owners will shoulder tens of billions of dollars in losses, according to newly released data.
Houston roads designed to drain quickly still hold water
Much has been made about the half-million motor vehicles piling up in Houston-area dealerships and parking lots, where mechanics and insurance adjusters are performing Hurricane Harvey postmortems.
Storm surge gives weary Fla. glimpse of the future
MIAMI — After a stormy night, most residents of South Florida awoke yesterday to find the sun shining on less damage than they'd feared Hurricane Irma might bring.
Surging seas 'extreme' threat to Tampa area
Millions of Florida homes being battered by Hurricane Irma this morning are sharply vulnerable to storm surge and whipping winds, potentially creating unprecedented amounts of damage two weeks after one of the most expensive storms in U.S. history flooded parts of Texas.
Trump axed an order on rising seas. A flood hit days later
Ten days passed between President Trump's erasure of a federal order to limit flood damage and one of the worst inundation events in U.S. history, caused by Hurricane Harvey. Now it might happen again.