Many people in a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a deadly super typhoon lost everything, but residents say they are resilient and must focus on the long recovery ahead.
The federal government sent supplies to a U.S. territory in the Pacific that was ravaged by a super typhoon as residents of the Northern Mariana Islands dug through crumbled houses, smashed cars and fallen utility poles two days after the deadly storm.
Heavy rain and winds from a tropical storm downed trees, knocked out power and prompted evacuations of several homes on Hawaii’s Maui island.
A gradually weakening tropical storm hit Hawaii on Wednesday, dropping nearly 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain on a part of Maui and lashing an airport with 51 mph (82 kph) wind gusts.
A powerful hurricane that threatened Hawaii for a week is weakening and is now a tropical storm.
Hurricane Lane took aim at the Hawaiian islands on Friday, bringing torrential rains that immersed a city in waist-deep water and forced some residents and tourists to flee flooding homes, while others flocked to Honolulu’s famed Waikiki Beach to jump off seawalls with boogie boards into the turbulent ocean.