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At least eight people died in a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, that was left without air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out the power.
Police evacuated about 100 residents on Wednesday from the Hollywood Hills nursing home, according to Sun Sentinel.
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Three people died at the facility and five more died at the hospital, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said in a morning news conference.
"The loss of these individuals is a tragedy within the larger tragedy of Hurricane Irma and we extend our deepest sympathies to the families of these residents," Florida Health Care Association said in a statement.
Hurricane Irma left millions without power in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. Thousands of utility workers from as far as Canada have traveled to the Southeast to help with restoration efforts.
Meanwhile, heat and humidity are gripping Florida, adding to the misery and dangers of Irma recovery efforts.
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While it has long been known that volcanic eruptions can alter global climate patterns, less has been documented on the impacts of localized weather patterns following an increase in nearby activity.
After several dry days, the weather will take a downhill turn as NASCAR drivers gear up for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 in Loudon, New Hampshire, on Sunday.
An 11-million-ton iceberg hovers over the town of Innaarsuit in Greenland. The massive iceberg floats dangerously close to shore, threatening the small town.
Two people suffered shark bites while swimming in the water off Fire Island in Suffolk County, New York, according to NBC New York.
Newly formed Tropical Storm Ampil is set to strengthen as it tracks toward Japan’s Ryukyu Islands into the weekend.
A rainstorm moving up from the south will coincide with a shift in the jet stream and mark the beginning of an extended period of wet, humid conditions in the northeastern US that may last into August.
Eventualmente, la aspirante a ingeniero ambiental espera trabajar tanto con gobiernos como con corporaciones para eliminar microplásticos de los océanos de manera segura y eficiente.
Drenching thunderstorms advanced into the northeastern United States Tuesday afternoon and evening, bringing reports of flash flooding throughout the region.