• The Latest: Container found that may be from missing ship

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):

  • Rear Adm. Scott Buschman, commander of the Coast Guard 7th District, receives an update brief for the missing cargo ship El Faro at the Coast Guard 7th District in Miami, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The ship was heading from Jacksonville, Fla, to San Juan, Puerto Rico when it was battered by waves. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon-Paul/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

    Bermuda whipped by weakening Hurricane Joaquin

    HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Bermuda was lashed Sunday by gusting winds and pelting rains from a weakening Hurricane Joaquin as its spinning center tracked just west of the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination after plowing through the Bahamas as a major storm.

  • In this Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, photo, provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a U.S. aid worker looks out the window of an Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft to observe damage caused by Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas. The HC-144 aircrew flew over several islands to survey and document damage. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

    The Latest: Joaquin weakens to Category 2 storm

    HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Joaquin and the storm’s predicted path. (All times local):

  • Families have gathered at the Seafarers Union Hall Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla., waiting for news on the crew of 33 aboard the missing cargo ship El Faro. The ship has not been heard from since it lost power and was taking on water in seas churned up by Hurricane Joaquin.  (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union via AP)

    New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but no word yet on the fate of the vessel or its 33-member crew.

  • A man carrying his bicycle tries to make his way after floods in Biot, near Cannes, southeastern France, Sunday Oct.4, 2015. Sudden heavy rains around the French Riviera have killed at least 10 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home, and left six missing. Car and train traffic was disrupted along the Mediterranean coast. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

    Flash floods on French Riviera kill at least 13

    ANTIBES, France (AP) — In a matter of minutes, torrential rains transformed the postcard-perfect French Riviera into a terrifying flood zone, leaving at least 16 dead, trapping hundreds of ailing pilgrims and halting car and train traffic Sunday along the mud-drenched Mediterranean coast.

  • Typhoon heads for south China; tens of thousands evacuated

    BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China and the Philippines said Monday that a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least nine people and left dozens of fishermen missing.

  • A few hours before high tide, wind-driven waves crash into a fishing pier in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, Oct 2, 2015. Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea. But a freakishly powerful rainstorm fueled in part by the hurricane threatened to bring ruinous flooding to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard over the weekend.(L. Todd Spencer/The Virginian-Pilot via AP) MAGAZINES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin moving toward Bermuda

    MIAMI (AP) — The latest on Joaquin and the storm’s predicted path. All times local:

  • Harrisonburg emergency responders help a  family evacuate  their home as floodwaters block the road in Harrisonburg, Va., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.  The National Weather Service issued flash flood warnings Tuesday in southwest and central Virginia, among other areas, with 2 to 4 inches or rain forecast from the Blue Ridge to the Alleghany Mountains. (Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Hurricane may bring 10 inches of rain to parts of East Coast

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Steady rain drenched much of the East Coast on Wednesday, flooding roads, closing schools and forcing some people from their homes. And forecasters say the worst is yet to come.

  • This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at 9:45 AM EDT shows a cold front stretching from the Northeast into the central US. A long the front is a developing low pressure over New England. This is producing heavy rain and thunderstorms. Behind the storm system is an are of high pressure, producing clear skies for the Northern Plains. In the Caribbean region is Hurricane Joaquin. The storm is expected to start heading north and could possibly effect the east coast later in the week.  (Weather Underground via AP)

    Hurricane Joaquin forms near the Bahamas

    MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Joaquin grew into a category 3 storm late Wednesday as it approached the central islands of the Bahamas on a projected track that would take it near the U.S. East Coast by the weekend.