We Still Don’t Understand the Superstorms of the Anthropocene

More from: | Motherboard |
0

As of this morning, five people have died in as a result of Hurricane Michael—in Virginia. That’s more than 800 miles away from where Hurricane Michael first made landfall in Florida. According to an email to Motherboard from Jeffrey Caldwell, the Director of External Affairs of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), that death count could rise until all people are accounted for. However, the department doesn’t have an exact total of the number of people unaccounted for, as officials are trying to locate the vehicles of people swept away by floodwater.

“At this point we can only confirm five deaths and we know several people are still unaccounted for,” a Caldwell said in an email. “Any changes in

(...)

Read full article » https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xw9k3d/we-still-dont-understand-the-superstorms-of-the-anthropocene


About | Motherboard |

Motherboard is a multi-platform multimedia publication, relying on longform reporting, in-depth blogging, and video and film production to ensure every story is presented in its most gripping and relatable format. Beyond that, we are dedicated to bringing our audience honest portraits of the futures we face, so you can be better informed in your decision-making today.

Write for Motherboard. We have contributors all around the world. We're looking for smart, highly original science and tech stories of any length (...)

»Twitter: @motherboard »Facebook: @motherboardtv »YouTube: Motherboardtv