Hurricane Irma continues to move along the northern coast of Cuba. Cuba was drenched with rain and wind from the edge of the storm. Dangerous storm surges of up to 10 feet are expected. Irma may move closer to the country throughout the day. Tourists and even dolphins were evacuated from the predicted path of the storm. Cubans prepared rigorously for the storm, securing homes and belongings.
Sep 9, 2017
Science & Health
Satellite imagery shows hurricanes Irma, Jose, and Katia churning in the Atlantic basin.
Sep 9, 2017
The UK has come in for criticism from some over the response to the damage caused by Irma. Former U.K. EU representative for Anguilla Dorothea Hodge told The Guardian the speed of response has been absolutely disgraceful. However May has defended her government, saying we have taken action. We moved swiftly.
Sep 8, 2017
With temperature up to 25 degrees Celsius, some of these caves may be ideal for secret life to thrive.
Sep 9, 2017
The Caribbean island has lost 8 lives to the hurricane as of 7 September, and the whole island is without power.
Sep 7, 2017
What do you do if your house floods during a hurricane? Go fishing! Saul Saldana made the best of a terrible situation when he tried to catch a fish inside his flooded home. Much to the enjoyment of his family, he got soaked before finally making the catch.
Aug 27, 2017
Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm. Corpus Christi, Texas was already battered by strong winds and heavy rainfall. Supermarkets ran out of stock and schools remained closed. Voluntary and mandatory evacuation orders were issued in some coastal areas in Texas. Driscoll Childrens Hospital evacuated 10 babies from its neonatal intensive care unit. Harvey could potentially be the biggest hurricane to hit the mainland in more than a decade.
Aug 26, 2017
Cameras aboard the International Space Station captured new views of Hurricane Harvey as the storm rapidly intensified on Thursday afternoon, August 24.Harvey is expected to make landfall on the Texas coast on Friday, 25 August, or Saturday morning, 26 August.
Aug 25, 2017
Typhoon Hato slammed southern Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau on August 23, flooding streets, overturning cars and severely damaging roads and structures in multiple cities.This timelapse shows the storms winds sweeping over Macau
Aug 24, 2017
Three brothers, including a seven-month baby, were rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building after an earthquake demolished it in the holiday island of Ischia in Italy.
Aug 23, 2017
Chinas state-run broadcaster CCTV has released footage of a tornado ripping through a town in northern China on 21 August. The tornado swirled above buildings, smashing windows of cars and apartments, and lasted for about 10 minutes.Debris stirred up by the tornado can be seen swirling into the air above Nenjiang in Heilongjiang Province.
Aug 22, 2017
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