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Hurricane Maria knocks out power across Puerto Rico

San Juan |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Hurricane Maria, the most powerful storm to make a direct hit on Puerto Rico in almost a century, has ravaged the island and knocked out electricity supply across the island, the media reported.... read..
 

Hurricane Maria lashes Virgin Islands, eyes Puerto Rico

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Hurricane Maria, the powerful category-5 storm, has slammed into the US Virgin Islands lashing the archipelago with rain as Puerto Rico braced for the hurricane's expected landfall on Wednesday.... read..
 

Hurricane Maria now Category 4, Puerto Rico landfall within hours -NHC

Undated | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Hurricane Maria has weakened to a Category 4 hurricane but remains "extremely dangerous" and is expected to retain this intensity until it makes landfall in Puerto Rico in a couple of hours, the US National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. Maria is abo... read..
 

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico - NHC

Undated | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Hurricane Maria has made landfall near Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday. The hurricane is about 35 miles (55 km) southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 km ... read..
 

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico (Lead)

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Hurricane Maria made landfall on Wednesday in southeast Puerto Rico, ripping trees out of the ground and lashing two-thirds of the island with maximum sustained winds of 250 kmph, the US National Hurricane Center said.... read..
 

Caribbean oil terminals make preparations ahead of Hurricane Maria

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Several Caribbean oil storage terminals that temporarily closed ahead of Hurricane Irma earlier this month have started making preparations in case they have to shut again due to Hurricane Maria, which was a rare Category 5 storm on Tuesday. Shippers and ... read..
 

Category 5 hurricane Maria hits Dominica island

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:05 AM IST
The "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane Maria, the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, is battering the Caribbean island, and is on course directly hit Puerto Rico, the first time in 85 years, the media reported.... read..
 

Hurricane Jose to begin weakening on Wednesday - NHC

Undated | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Hurricane Jose will begin gradually weakening on Wednesday but is likely to produce dangerous surf and rip currents along the east coast of the United States for several more days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. Jose is about 36... read..
 

India ready to offer $200,000 aid to hurricane-devastated Caribbean nations

New York | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Expressing concern at the distressing "large scale devastation being caused by nature's fury" in the Caribbean region, India today offered an emergency aid of 200,000 dollar to the worst affected countries. "As a token of our solidarity, India will make ... read..
 

India offers aid to hurricane-devastated Caribbean nations

New York |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
With the Caribbean region facing nature's deadly fury with Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummelling through, India on Tuesday expressed its solidarity with the affected nations and offered aid.... read..
 

Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward U.S. Virgin Islands

By Richardo Ortiz PONCE | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after it ripped through the small island nation of Dominica, causing widespread devastation. Downgraded to a Category ... read..
 

Hurricane Maria intensifies, now a Category 3 hurricane

Undated | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Hurricane Maria has strengthened into a major hurricane and is expected to intensify further as it moves through the Leeward Islands and the northeastern Caribbean Sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. Maria, now a Category 3 hurri... read..
 

Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane in next two days

By Frank McGurty and Jessica Resnick-Ault Undated | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying Maria would strengthen rapidly into a major hurricane as it ripped into the Leeward Islands on Monday night. Maria's strength was ... read..
 

Hurricane Maria expected to strengthen near Leeward Islands-NHC

Undated | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Hurricane Maria is expected to intensify as it moves near the Leeward Islands, the US National Hurricane Center said. The hurricane is about 340 km east-southeast of Dominica with maximum sustained winds of 140 km per hour, the NHC said. "Maria is likely ... read..
 

Storm Norma becomes hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

MEXICO CITY | Saturday, Sep 16 2017 IST
Storm Norma became a hurricane on Friday evening as it barreled towards the southernmost reaches of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. At 0300 GMT, Norma was 270 miles (435 km) south of Cabo San Lucas and moving ... read..
 

Tropical Storm Jose could regain hurricane strength-NHC

Undated | Friday, Sep 15 2017 IST
Tropical Storm Jose could regain hurricane strength on Friday and cause life-threatening rip currents along portions of the United States east coast, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The storm is about 510 miles (815 km) south-southwest of Ber... read..
 

Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina

By Emily Flitter and Richard Valdmanis NEW YORK/BOSTON | Friday, Sep 15 2017 IST
More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of tons of other toxic substances, a Reuters review of company report... read..
 

Hurricane Max makes landfall in Mexico

Mexico City |Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Hurricane Max has made landfall in Mexico's Guerrero state, weather officials said.... read..
 

Trump in Florida to survey Hurricane Irma damage, meets victims

Florida [U.S.A] | September 14, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have arrived in the Gulf coast of Florida on Thursday to survey the widespread destruction caused by the Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest ones ever reported in the Atlantic, and the rel... read..
 

Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Florida

* More than 80 killed by Hurricane Irma | Thursday, Sep 14 2017 IST
US President Donald Trump visits hurricane-ravaged Florida on Thursday where police are probing the deaths of eight patients inside a nursing home as Hurricane Irma left millions in the state without power. Police in Hollywood, north of Miami, opened a cr... read..
 

Bangladesh's first satellite launch delayed due to Hurricane Irma

Dhaka |Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The launch of Bangladesh's first satellite Bangabandhu-1 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, has been delayed due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, officials have said.... read..
 
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