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Tropical storm Nate lashes US Gulf Coast, triggers flooding, power outages

Tropical storm Nate lashes US Gulf Coast, triggers flooding, power outages

Tropical storm Nate moved quickly inland from the US Gulf Coast early on Sunday.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Hurricane warning issued for New Orleans

Hurricane warning issued for New Orleans

Some 500,000 people in Costa Rica were without access to safe drinking water. Nearly 18,500 households were left without electricity.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Hurricane Maria: US President Donald Trump to survey hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria: US President Donald Trump to survey hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico

Donald Trump will survey hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico Tuesday, hoping to underscore government recovery efforts and repair damage done by his contentious early response to the crisis.

Oct 03, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
Jennifer Lopez donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort

Jennifer Lopez donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she has donated $1 million in aid to the Puerto Rico recovery effort, following the devastating effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Sep 25, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

Donald Trump defends Melania Trump for wearing stilettos to hurricane area

US President Donald Trump defended his wife and First Lady Melania Trump after she faced criticism for wearing sky-high stilettos while en route to the hurricane Harvey-hit Texas state last month, the media reported.

Sep 23, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump declared a major disaster in the U.S. Virgin Islands and ordered federal aid to supplement recovery efforts.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
After Irma, special oxygen masks helped Florida pets breathe easier

After Irma, special oxygen masks helped Florida pets breathe easier

The masks have a cylindrical shape that fits over the snout of a small animal. They attach to a tube that hooks up to the same oxygen used for humans.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Guadeloupe was on "red alert" Monday with schools, businesses and government offices ordered to close, as was neighbouring Martinique, which is also part of France. Each has a population of around 400,000 people.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Storm Jose likely to strengthen into hurricane: National Hurricane Center

Tropical storm Jose is expected to strengthen into a hurricane later on Friday, bringing "high surfs and life threatening rip currents" along sections of the United States east coast, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Sep 15, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Irma death toll reaches 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. 

Sep 15, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Hurricane Irma floods northeast Florida, leaves millions without power

Hurricane Irma floods northeast Florida, leaves millions without power

Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and a high surge of seawater on Monday, as residents of the part of the state first walloped by the storm tried to return to their homes.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Three dead as Hurricane Irma pummels South Florida, lakhs without power

Three dead as Hurricane Irma pummels South Florida, lakhs without power

Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday he has requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump.

Sep 10, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Here's how hurricanes are named, deadly ones get 'retirement'

Here's how hurricanes are named, deadly ones get 'retirement'

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) maintains a list of names for each region and it is rotated for a period, the Independent reported. 

Sep 10, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

Donald Trump to residents in Irma's path: 'Just get out of its way'

President Donald Trump has urged any US residents still in Hurricane Irma's path to "just get out of its way" and not worry about possessions, as he monitored the powerful storm's advance on Florida from the secluded Camp David presidential retreat.

Sep 10, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Deadly quake, hurricane a one-two punch for Mexico; 66 die

Deadly quake, hurricane a one-two punch for Mexico; 66 die

The 8.1 quake off the southern Pacific coast just before midnight Thursday toppled hundreds of buildings in several states.

Sep 10, 2017, 00:27 AM IST
Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

As per reports, 64 displaced cats and dogs were relocated to California from Texas, only to be placed in new and safe shelters.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Cuba as Category 5

Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Cuba as Category 5

Jose, expected to reach the northeastern Caribbean on Saturday, was an extremely dangerous storm nearing Category 5 status, with winds of up to 155 mph (250 kph), the NHC said on Friday. 

Sep 09, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Hurricane Irma kills eight on Saint Martin as it pounds Caribbean

Hurricane Irma kills eight on Saint Martin as it pounds Caribbean

At least half of Puerto Rico`s homes and businesses were without power, according to Twitter posts and a message posted by an island utility executive.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Donald Trump hugs Harvey's victims in test of presidential mien

Donald Trump hugs Harvey's victims in test of presidential mien

In a widely watched test of his presidential mien, Trump comforted victims and thanked volunteers and first responders after being criticized earlier in the week for not showing sufficient empathy to Texas residents during catastrophic flooding.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

Harvey's floods hang on in Texas, complicating rescue efforts

The storm has displaced more than 1 million people with 44 feared dead from flooding that paralyzed Houston, swelled river levels to record highs and knocked out the drinking water supply in Beaumont, Texas, a city of about 120,000 people.

Sep 01, 2017, 20:28 PM IST