WASHINGTON — In Maryland, which has historically ducked many of the worst storms of the last 50 years, the question is increasingly not if but when the next big one will strike. And while some believe the state has often…
Floodplain maps have been redrawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware, a change that could shift properties into or out of a flood risk zone.
Climate scientists expect a particularly strong El Nino this summer to lead to fewer hurricanes in the Atlantic, including Maryland.
In the wake of a natural disaster, homes with solar panels can get the lights back on and the refrigerator cooled much more quickly than those without.
The relentless rain caused by Tropical Storm Lee swelled the Susquehanna River and other Chesapeake Bay tributaries to historic levels, and officials are concerned that the resulting influx of nutrients and sediments could harm aquatic life.
Area leaders are working to develop a better system of communication following the recent 5.8 earthquake, hurricane and tropical storm that left thousands of residents without power and a source of information.
Food banks and state organizations are scrambling to provide food for families who are struggling after Hurricane Irene.