Hurricane Irma bought widespread devastation to the southeastern-most U.S. state of Florida, from Key West to Tampa, on Sunday (September 10).
Sep 11, 2017
Science & Health
Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall on Florida as a Category 4 storm on Sept. 10. There are 260 shelters open throughout the state to accommodate the evacuees, as 70 more are expected to be open on Sept. 9.
Sep 10, 2017
A tour company on Antigua assisted with the evacuation of over 200 residents from Barbuda. The elderly, pregnant woman and mothers with young children were evacuated first.The neighboring island was devastated by Hurricane Irma. Food, water and medicine were also transported to Barbuda from Antigua. The islands now have to prepare for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Jose.
Sep 9, 2017
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
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
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