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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 floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north

Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble.

Sep 07, 2019, 07:15 AM IST

Bahamas staggers from Dorian''s devastation, US coast fears storm surge

Survivors of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas on Wednesday thronged rescue helicopters as the United Nations said 70,000 people needed immediate humanitarian relief after one of the most powerful Caribbean storms on record devastated the island group.

Sep 05, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

Dorian strengthens to powerful category 5 hurricane as it nears Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian intensified into a dangerous category 5 storm as it approached the Bahamas on Sunday, expected to pound the islands with up to two days of torrential rain, high waves, and damaging winds before taking aim at the U.S. mainland. 

Sep 01, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

Hurricane Leslie strongest storm in 176 years barrelling towards Portugal

Hurricane Leslie, which is the strongest storm in 176 years is moving towards Portugal. 

Oct 13, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Hurricane Michael tears Florida towns apart, six dead

Winds reaching 250kmph have wrecked havoc in several Florida towns.

Oct 12, 2018, 07:29 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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