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Hurricane Hilary updates: Cleanup efforts underway in California after heavy rain

Aug 23, 2023 01:16 AM IST

Hurricane Hilary news: Hilary is the first tropical storm to hit Southern California in 84 years. It brought about extensive damage to the US state.

Hurricane Hilary Updates: Hilary, the initial tropical storm to make landfall in Southern California in over eight decades, brought about extensive damage, including flooded roads, fallen trees, and a challenging rescue operation. A group of elderly individuals in a care home found themselves trapped by mud, necessitating their rescue with the assistance of a bulldozer. The National Hurricane Center in Miami reported that Hilary had significantly weakened, with only remnants of the storm moving towards the Rocky Mountains. Nonetheless, the center cautioned about the likelihood of ongoing life-threatening and potentially disastrous flooding in parts of the Southwestern U.S. due to unprecedented levels of rainfall.

Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Vehicles drive through a flooded street as Tropical Storm Hilary moves through the area on August 20, 2023 in Cathedral City, California.
Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Vehicles drive through a flooded street as Tropical Storm Hilary moves through the area on August 20, 2023 in Cathedral City, California. (AFP)

READ | Hurricane Hilary makes landfall in Mexico, hits California: Check top 10 updates

Hilary first slammed into Mexico’s arid Baja California Peninsula as a hurricane, causing one death and widespread flooding before becoming a tropical storm, one of several potentially catastrophic natural events affecting California on Sunday. 

READ | Hurricane Hilary highlights: Post-tropical Storm Hilary reaches Nevada after drenching Southern California

Besides the tropical storm, which produced tornado warnings, there were wildfires and a moderate earthquake north of Los Angeles.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Aug 22, 2023 04:21 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: What we know so far

    Hilary first slammed into Mexico’s arid Baja California Peninsula as a hurricane, causing one death and widespread flooding before becoming a tropical storm.

  • Aug 22, 2023 02:58 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: What have forecasters said

    Forecasters said the threat for flooding in states farther north on Monday was highest across much of southeastern Oregon into the west-central mountains of Idaho.

  • Aug 22, 2023 02:34 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: NHC loses much of its force

    The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tropical Storm Hilary had lost much of its force as it headed to the Rocky Mountains

  • Aug 22, 2023 02:03 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Storm Hilary moves north 

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Storm Hilary flooded streets, downed power lines and triggered mudslides across Southern California on Monday after unleashing record-breaking downpours overnight, but no U.S. deaths were attributed to the storm and fears of disaster dissipated. In terrain more accustomed to drought, flash floods rushed through desert plains and mountain canyons, washing out roads.

  • Aug 22, 2023 01:46 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Videos and pictures of hurricane go viral on social media

    Videos and pictures of damage caused by hurricane hilary have gone viral on social media. 

  • Aug 22, 2023 01:21 PM IST

    Tropical storm Harold forms in Gulf of Mexico, says US NHC

    A tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico has strengthened into storm Harold and is expected to strengthen further before it reaches the Texas coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

  • Aug 22, 2023 12:54 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: When the tropical storm Hilary made landfall along Mexico's Baja coast

    When the tropical storm Hilary made landfall along Mexico's Baja coast. Read More

  • Aug 22, 2023 12:41 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: As storm shrinks, desert and mountain towns dig themselves out of the mud

    Crews worked to dig roads, buildings and care home residents out of the mud across a wide swath of Southwestern U.S. desert Monday, as the first tropical storm to hit Southern California in 84 years headed north, prompting flood watches and warnings in half a dozen states.

    The National Hurricane Center in Miami said:

    •  Tropical Storm Hilary had lost much of its force as it headed to the Rocky Mountains, but warned that “continued life-threatening and locally catastrophic flooding” was expected in parts of the region.

     

    • As Hilary moved east into the neighboring state of Nevada, flooding was reported, power was out and a boil-water order was issued for about 400 households in the Mount Charleston area, where the only road in and out was washed out.
  • Aug 22, 2023 12:27 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Rain lashes California and Mexico, flooding streets and stranding vehicles | See pics

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Tropical Storm Hilary surged from Mexico, reaching California on Sunday, causing heavy rainfall that resulted in warnings of possible life-threatening flooding in the usually arid southwestern United States. See pics here

  • Aug 22, 2023 12:13 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: What is ‘hurriquake’? Social media erupts after earthquake hits Southern California during Hurricane Hilary

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates:  The recent weather phenomena in California led to the emergence of a new term which was the amalmagation of two extreme weather phenomenon. After Hurricane Hilary brought in an earthquake, the term #Hurriquake started trending on X (formerly Twitter). Even Merriam-Webster admitted it was a "new one for them". Read More

  • Aug 22, 2023 12:06 PM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Emergence of storm

    • Hilary arrived in California as a rare tropical storm that dumped 4 to 5 inches (10 to 12 cm) of rain on coastal areas and 10 inches (25 cm) or more in the mountains.

     

    • It is said to be the first landfallen tropical storm in Southern California since Sept. 25, 1939.

     

    • In terrain more accustomed to drought, flash floods rushed through desert plains and mountain canyons, washing out roads.

     

    • Rain clouds gave way to clearer skies on Monday as the storm moved north. Once hurricane strength off the coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, it was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone as it moved over the North American mainland.
  • Aug 22, 2023 11:55 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: 10 important points to know

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: United States is bracing for another natural calamity after the disastrous wildfires in Hawaii. Hurricane Hilary is predicted to hit southwestern US and parts of California on Sunday. It will lead to heavy rainfall and may cause flooding as a result. Read More

  • Aug 22, 2023 11:39 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: California commences its cleanup efforts

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: 

    • On Monday, Southern California commenced its cleanup efforts following a bout of historic rainfall that led to landslides and flooding, causing the closure of schools, roads, and businesses due to an extraordinary tropical storm occurrence.

     

    • Certain locations saw as much as 11 inches (28 centimeters) of rain as the remnants of the former Hurricane Hilary traversed the area. 

     

    • The impact was particularly pronounced in Oak Glen, a small community nestled between Los Angeles and Palm Springs, where a significant mudslide covered the streets.
  • Aug 22, 2023 11:31 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Angels, Reds ready to start series a day late

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: A day after an earthquake and rains from Tropical Storm Hilary forced the postponement of the opener of a three-game series, the slumping Cincinnati Reds will face the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday night.

  • Aug 22, 2023 11:19 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Is Dodger Stadium flooded?

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: A viral aerial video of Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium has many social media users convinced that floodwaters submerged the ballpark over the weekend amid Tropical Storm Hilary.

    Here’s a closer look at the facts:

    • The stadium was not flooded, Steve Brener, a spokesperson for the Dodgers, told The Associated Press. 

     

    • While the footage from Sunday does make it look like a moat formed around the outside of the building at first glance, it is actually just the parking lot that encircles the stadium slick with rainwater.
  • Aug 22, 2023 11:12 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Highlights: Post-tropical Storm Hilary reaches Nevada after drenching Southern California

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: The tropical storm Hilary reached the Mexican coast, far from heavily populated areas, about 150 miles (250 kilometers) south of Ensenada on Sunday. It then moved through Tijuana, which is prone to mudslides, and posed a threat to makeshift homes on the hillsides near the US border. Read More

  • Aug 22, 2023 10:51 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Aftermath of Hilary brings unprecedented flooding and rain damage to Palm Springs. Watch

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Aftermath of Hilary brings unprecedented flooding and rain damage to Palm Springs. Watch

  • Aug 22, 2023 10:36 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Netizens react on Twitter as Hurricane Hilary approaches. See pics, videos

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Hurricane Hilary, now a category 1 storm, is heading towards Southern California at 33 km/h. It is predicted to weaken into a tropical storm before hitting Southern California. See More

  • Aug 22, 2023 10:19 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: What caused  the storm?

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: A natural El Nino, human-caused climate change, a stubborn heat dome over the nation’s midsection and other factors led to the creation of the storm. “It was a combination of sort of a perfect situation of everything coming together in a way that made the storm possible,” said University of Albany atmospheric scientist Kristen Corbosiero, an expert on Pacific hurricanes.

  • Aug 22, 2023 09:54 AM IST

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Storm threatening Oregon and Idaho states

    Hurricane Hilary Live Updates: Hilary first slammed into Mexico’s arid Baja California Peninsula as a hurricane, causing one death and widespread flooding before becoming a tropical storm, one of several potentially catastrophic natural events affecting California on Sunday. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Hilary had lost much of its steam and only vestiges of the storm were heading over the Rocky Mountains, but it warned that “continued life-threatening and locally catastrophic flooding” was expected over portions of the Southwestern U.S., following record-breaking rainfall.

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