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Hurricane Dorian

US denies protective status to Bahamas hurricane evacuees

The United States will not give temporary protected immigration status to people from the Bahamas who evacuated after the archipelago was battered by a Category 5 hurricane, the White House said on Wednesday.

Sep 12, 2019, 07:30 AM IST

Hurricane Dorian's toll: Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in storm's wake

More than a week after the top-of-scale Category 5 hurricane ravaged Great Abaco Island, Freeport and other parts of the tourism-dependent country, the number of those officially registered as missing was another sign the storm`s death toll may rise significantly over the 50 reported so far.

Sep 12, 2019, 06:34 AM IST

As Florida kid donates vacation money for hurricane relief, Disney gifts him VIP trip

Jermaine, a young kid from Jacksonville, Florida, saved money over past one year for a birthday trip to the Walt Disney World resort, but at the last moment decided to empty his piggy bank to feed people evacuating from Hurricane Dorian.

Sep 11, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Hurricane Dorian leaves behind ‘staggering’ death toll in Bahamas; relief efforts ramped up

Bahama leaders believe hundreds and perhaps thousands remained missing in the archipelago nation of about 400,000 people.

Sep 08, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

Hurricane Dorian: 4 dead in US, floodwaters rise in Charleston's streets

Deserted, rain-lashed streets in Charleston, South Carolina, vanished beneath water on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned a few dozen miles offshore after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble.

Sep 05, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

Striking images of Hurricane Dorian captured from International Space Station

Hurricane Dorian carved a path of destruction through the Bahamas and killed at least five people, with the scale of the disaster as yet unknown.

Sep 04, 2019, 23:29 PM IST

The internet lauds Bahamas woman for bringing 97 dogs home to protect them from Hurricane Dorian

Chella Phillips, a resident of Nassau, New Providence, shared her experience on Facebook on Sunday by writing, "97 dogs are inside my house and 79 of them are inside my master bedroom. It has been insane since last night... but at least they are respecting my bed and nobody has dared to jump in."

Sep 04, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian on path to Florida

Aerial video recorded over the Bahamas` Great Abaco Island showed mile upon mile of flooded neighbourhoods, pulverized buildings, upturned boats and shipping containers scattered like Lego toys. Many buildings that had not been flattened had walls or roofs partly ripped away.

Sep 04, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Dorian makes landfall in Bahamas as catastrophic hurricane, parts of Florida evacuate

Hurricane Dorian became the strongest storm in modern records to hit the northwestern Bahamas and is expected to pound the islands with up to two days of torrential rain, high waves and damaging winds as parts of Florida evacuated before it took aim at the US mainland. 

Sep 01, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

Hurricane Dorian: Florida widens state of emergency; Donald Trump cancels trip to Poland

Dorian is predicted to pack winds reaching 209 kph in 72 hours. That would make it a Category 4 storm, the second-strongest on the Saffir-Simpson scale for measuring hurricane intensity. 

Aug 30, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Hurricane Dorian barrels towards Florida, emergency declared

Dorian was bearing down on Puerto Rico from the southeast and was expected to become a hurricane soon as it barrels towards Florida, which it could hit as a major hurricane.

 

Aug 29, 2019, 09:43 AM IST