After Irene: Little Damage Seen In Many Places

After Irene: Little damage seen in many places

From North Carolina to Pennsylvania, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads impassable because of high water and fallen trees, it could be days before the full extent of the damage is known.

RELATED ARTICLES
  • Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433
    Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
  • Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time'Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time'
    The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
  • 38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital
    Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
  • Tennessee Cops murder 61 year old man in own home during wrong house drug raid.
    A 61-year-old man was shot to death by police while his wife was handcuffed in another room during a drug raid on the wrong house. Police admitted their mistake, saying faulty information from a drug informant contributed to the death of John Adams Wednesday night. More
  • Many trapped in Bangladesh building rubble as toll climbs to 187Many trapped in Bangladesh building rubble as toll climbs to 187
    Survivors from a building that collapsed in Bangladesh killing at least 187 mainly women workers described hearing a deafening crack before the complex housing factories supplying Western clothes retailers crashed down in a matter of seconds. More
ASK NEWS:
  • Study shows where on the planet new roads should and should not go - Research & Development
    ... where new roads would cause the most environmental damage with the ... “We’re facing a lot of tough decisions,” said Irene Burgues Arrea ...
    09/2/2014 - 10:13 am | View Link
  • On Irene Anniversary, Vermont Disaster Relief Fund Still Doing ... - Vermont Public Radio
    The effort to raise money to help those in need had started months before Irene, when spring flooding caused its own formidable damage.
    08/28/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Portland Classic Presented by Cambia Health Solutions - LPGA
    I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic after 4 straight birdies on back 9 - FOXSports.com
    08/28/2014 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • SThree year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene hitting locally - Fox 23 New York
    BLENHEIM N.Y. – Tropical Storm Irene hit the Schoharie area three years ago ... residents and business owners suffered significant damage and ...
    08/28/2014 - 7:08 am | View Link
  • Tropical Storm Irene 3 year anniversary - CBS 6
    05:47 PM EDT Three years ago, Tropical Storm Irene hit Schoharie County. ... Seventy-three percent of homeowners who experienced damage said they ...
    08/28/2014 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • More
YAHOO NEWS:
  • Feds deny bid by 3 Sullivan towns for aid to fix storm damage
    CALLICOON — Many of the repairs have been done in municipalities ravaged by early-July storms, but now these western Sullivan County spots must find a way to pay for the work since federal aid will not be coming their way.
    08/31/2014 - 2:22 am | View Link
  • Burlington makes the list for most disaster-prone counties
    After its shorelines got pummeled by Superstorm Sandy, another part of New Jersey has taken a hit: its reputation.
    08/30/2014 - 5:58 pm | View Link
  • Orange County to receive $11.5 million to clean up storm damage
    MIDDLETOWN — Speaking exactly three years after the day Hurricane Irene devastated much of Orange County, officials Thursday announced an agreement whereby communities can dip into an $11.5 million pot of HUD money to fix storm damage.
    08/28/2014 - 6:20 pm | View Link
  • PHOTOS: Recall Hurricane Irene, 3 years later
    Three years ago Wednesday, Hurricane Irene arrived in the Hudson Valley. With it came destructive winds and heavy rain, bringing one of the worst storms the region has ever seen.
    08/28/2014 - 12:34 pm | View Link
  • Orange County gets $11.5 million for Hurricane Irene repairs
    “This is all about blowing through red tape,” Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-Cold Spring, said as state, county and local officials joined him at Maple Hill Park for the announcement.
    08/28/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • 2 trails damaged by tropical storm Irene reopen
    Hikers should be aware that both trails are narrower and have some rougher terrain due to the extensive eroding and other damage they suffered. In some instances hikers will have to find the route to navigate the full length of the trails. “We want to ...
    09/28/2014 - 4:43 pm | View Link
  • Sunderland road damaged by Irene floods finally re-opens
    The damage was extensive, Hyde said. In many places the road, which runs along the Roaring Branch river, was completely wiped out. To rebuild it, workers had to drill into bedrock and completely remake the road. The flood, which occurred in late August ...
    09/17/2014 - 5:41 pm | View Link
  • Forest trail to undergo construction to repair damage post-Irene
    CAMPTON, New Hampshire — A popular White Mountain National Forest trail will be closed at times because it is undergoing construction to repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene. The U.S. Forest Service says construction vehicles will be in the area ...
    09/15/2014 - 4:10 am | View Link
  • Hurricane Irene one year later: Storm cost $15.8 in damage from Florida to New York to the Caribbean
    Hurricane Irene and its remnants raked the Caribbean, the eastern U.S. and Canada for more than a week a year ago. Though it never hit the U.S. as anything stronger than a minimal hurricane, it killed at least 67 people in all and ranks as the costliest ...
    08/27/2012 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Hurricane Irene damage is staggering in Cranford, where Rahway River flooded homes, roads
    CRANFORD — The meandering Rahway River had always been one of the things that drew people to Cranford. Families rented canoes from the local canoe club to paddle through town. Joggers ran along winding paths along the river’s banks. Cranford’s ties ...
    08/31/2011 - 2:53 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Damage: caused by hurricanes
    Damage caused by hurricanes With hurricanes being as powerful as they are, it is not surprising that upon landfall they cause damage and destruction.
    09/29/2014 - 5:23 am | View Website
  • Hurricane Categories
    Hurricane categories depend on the storm's wind speeds and overall effects. Learn about hurricane categories and what different weather alerts mean.
    09/29/2014 - 3:43 am | View Website
  • Hurricane Katrina
    Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic tropical cyclone of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It is the costliest natural disaster, as ...
    09/28/2014 - 10:20 pm | View Website
  • Hurricane Damages
    Hurricane damage results from aspects of the storm like rain and high sustained winds. Learn about hurricane damage and what factors determine the extent of hurricane ...
    09/28/2014 - 9:45 pm | View Website
  • New Smyrna Beach .com Hurricane Damage
    New Smyrna Beach Hurricane Damage Pictures A great number of people have been requesting to see some pictures of some of the beach damage the hurricanes did to New ...
    09/27/2014 - 8:13 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News