Residents evacuated from Caribbean islands following Hurricane Irma Play

Residents evacuated from Caribbean islands following Hurricane Irma

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
Cubas coast battered by Irma Play

Cubas coast battered by Irma

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
UK PM Theresa May defends response to Hurricane Irma Play

UK PM Theresa May defends response to Hurricane Irma

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
Stranded cows rescued from Harveys wrath in Texas Play

Stranded cows rescued from Harveys wrath in Texas

Hurricane Harvey has left several farms across Texas under water. It has threatened the agricultural and cattle industries and will likely have devastating effects on farmers in the area and around the U.S. Aug 31, 2017
Man tries to catch fish with bare hands in flooded Texas home Play

Man tries to catch fish with bare hands in flooded Texas home

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 batters Texas after making landfall as Category 4 storm Play

Hurricane Harvey batters Texas after making landfall as Category 4 storm

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