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18 September 2017 7:01 AM 'Chaotic' scenes on doomed boat

Mark Thomas was swept into the sea at Smoothwater Bay and "somehow grabbed hold of a lifering in the water," he recalled to Westfleet general manager John Brown, after Mr Thomas was plucked to safety on Saturday from near the mouth of Teer Creek, about 8km south of the bay, a narrow and rocky cove around the corner from Jackson Bay. The search continues 5

17 September 2017 7:32 AM Rain causes localised flooding in Mosgiel

In Eastern Otago MetService is predicting rainfall accumulation may approach short duration warning amounts (40mm in 12 hours) from 6am to 6pm today. In Southland rainfall accumulation may approach 50mm in the 12 hours from 3am to 3pm today. As a result of the rain East Taieri School has closed for the day because of the risk caused by a rapidly rising 1

16 September 2017 10:13 AM All Blacks pulverise Springboks

The All Blacks have smashed South Africa 57-0 in Albany, scoring an unanswered eight tries and running amok. The All Blacks have pummelled South Africa 57-0 in Saturday's Rugby Championship Test. The world champions cleaned the floor with the Springboks in Albany, running in eight unanswered tries and playing with the attacking brilliance they were known 1

15 September 2017 12:39 AM Wild wind whips through Clyde

Severe weather has hit parts of the South Island, with properties damaged in Clyde, and drivers urged to take care as strong winds buffeted Central Otago and Canterbury. Extremely high winds battered the Clyde area on Friday morning, with multiple reports of property damage, including a garage being blown off its foundations, and power knocked out for a time. A Fire and Emergency 5

11 September 2017 9:28 PM Hurricane Irma spared one Florida coast and slammed into another

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Hands folded and brown eyes hollow, Mario Valentine sat on his beige, faux-leather couch, staring at the cracked white panels and shredded pink insulation that, before the storm, had been the front wall of his mobile home. Above his head, where the roof used to be, was a row of wooden ribs, stripped bare. Beyond those was nothing but gray sky. Sitting 3

11 September 2017 9:28 PM The Monster Surge That Wasn’t: Why Irma Caused Less Flooding Than Expected

NAPLES, Fla. — Across coastal Florida, the dreaded storm surge from Hurriane Irma — caused when ferocious winds pile up ocean water and push it onshore — was not as bad as forecast. While some areas were hard hit, notably the Florida Keys and Marco Island, residents of neighborhoods north to Fort Myers, Sarasota and Tampa Bay were expressing relief 6

11 September 2017 8:49 PM Everything old is new again for America’s Cup

SAN DIEGO — Fast, foiling catamarans are out of the America’s Cup and monohulls are back in. America’s Cup champion Emirates Team New Zealand confirmed Monday that it is working on designs for a “high-performance” single-hulled boat to be used in the 36th edition of sailing’s marquee regatta in Auckland in early 2021. The Kiwis did not say whether the boats 3

11 September 2017 8:16 AM The Daily 202: Hurricane Irma would have killed vastly more people in the past

THE BIG IDEA: Five deaths related to Hurricane Irma have now been confirmed in Florida. Two of the victims died in a car crash southeast of Tampa on Sunday: A sheriff’s deputy had been stationed in an evacuation shelter overnight and was driving home at about 6 a.m. to pick up more supplies. A corrections officer was on his way to work. Any loss of life is a tragedy 6

11 September 2017 6:18 AM Dollar, Shares Up on Relief as North Korea Holds Fire

"It's too early to say the risks are gone, but one thing for sure is that market players now think the situation won't get worse as it did some weeks ago," said Lee Kyung-min, a stock analyst at Daishin Securities in Seoul. Lee added that many foreign investors and domestic institutions are purchasing South Korean tech and chemicals shares as quarterly 8

11 September 2017 12:40 AM Hurricane Irma churns north toward Tampa

KEY WEST, Fla. — Hurricane Irma brought ripping winds, tornadoes and storm-surge flooding to much of Florida’s lower half on Sunday, as its slow-moving core battered the state’s west coast from Key West to Tampa. The massive storm — which had menaced Florida for days, and triggered evacuation orders covering 5.6 million people — made two official landfalls 5