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Belgium prepared for the hurricane wind

The Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium announced an orange threat to the consequences of the disaster throughout the country on Wednesday night. As the Belgian media explain, the "orange degree" means that a "very strong wind with gusts of even greater force" is expected. "The speed...

Puerto Rico Xmas crisis

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans are spending Christmas in darkness as the US island’s electrical grid has not been repaired from Hurricane Maria three months ago. 30,000 people in the town of Morovis gathered outside the City Hall to receive their twice-a-week share of...

Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane — NHC

Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane. As of the 5:00 p.m. advisory Ophelia is a category 1 hurricane, with sustained winds of 75 mph. It presents no threat to the U.S. according to the models. https://twitter.com/BreakingNGlobal/status/918219157816082432 Ophelia has strengthened into the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season,...

Hurricane Nate already stopped all the production of crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico

The production of crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico due to Hurricane Nate on Sunday fell by more than 92%. This is evidenced by the data published by the Bureau of Security and Environmental Control of the United States. In addition, production of natural...

Parts of Florida still under alert due to Hurricane Nate

As Category 1 Hurricane Nate moves in the Gulf of Mexico at a storm sprint toward land, parts of the Florida Panhandle remain under hurricane watch, storm surge warning and tropical storm warning, according to Miami Herald. The 8 a.m. National Weather Service advisory keeps...

Tropical storm Nate increasing to the level of a hurricane and crash on the US

The tropical storm Nate, whose victims in Central America have already become more than 20 people, can increase to the level of a hurricane and crash on the US coast on Saturday evening, the National Hurricane Center of the United States. "Nate" is increasing over...

Tropical Storm Nate formed near the coast of Nicaragua

Tropical Storm Nate has formed near the coast of Nicaragua, could reach the U.S. Gulf coast on Sunday as a category 1 hurricane. https://twitter.com/JaredP_WKRN/status/915905245313687553 Tropical Storm Nate has formed near the coast of Nicaragua, according to the National Hurricane Center. Nate’s maximum winds were 40 mph as...

New storm could reach US as hurricane

A new tropical depression that could eventually reach the U.S. as a hurricane was developing off of Central America on Wednesday while another system formed off the southern Pacific coast of Mexico. The tropical depression formed off the Atlantic coast of Central America and the...

Maria to remain Cat. 5 hurricane until Puerto Rico landfall — NHC

The core of Hurricane Maria is expected to reach the southeastern coast of Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning and is likely to remain a category 5 storm until landfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Powerful Hurricane Maria lashes St. Croix, takes aim at Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and was headed to Puerto Rico with catastrophic winds and dangerous storm surges, told Reuters.

371,000 people still without power in Florida after Irma, utilities

Florida utilities said on Monday they restored power to over 95 percent of the 7.8 million homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma, leaving some 371,000 customers still without electricity, reported Reuters.

Maria intensified into a Category 5 Hurricane

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Maria is a Category 5 Hurricane with 160mph winds. Major Hurricane Maria poses a significant threat to Irma-devastated areas in the northern Caribbean into midweek. On Monday evening, Maria strengthened into a Category 5 hurricane on its way toward the northeastern Caribbean Sea. Power outages and structural...

Hurricane Maria upgraded to a category 4 storm

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Hurricane Maria upgraded to a category 4 storm. Hurricane Maria is now an extremely dangerous 'Category 4' hurricane, as it takes aim at the islands of the Caribbean. But while it's a threat to some, it's still too early to tell if it will have an...

Hurricane Maria intensifies to Cat. 2 storm, set to hit Caribbean

Hurricane Maria, the latest in a string of storms to hit the Caribbean in recent weeks, strengthened to a category 2 storm on Monday and is expected to intensify further, according to forecasts. https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/909755345320468480 Maria is set to hit islands in the eastern Caribbean, but it...

Jose expected to remain a hurricane through Tuesday, NHC

Jose is seen weakening over the next couple of days but is still expected to retain its hurricane strength through Tuesday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. Jose, which is about 620km west of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 140km/h, is...

Tropical Storm Maria upgraded to a Cat. 1 Hurricane

Tropical Storm Maria strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Sunday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Maria has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and is moving west-northwest at 15 mph, according to the NHC. https://twitter.com/NHC_Atlantic/status/909520847412580353 Maria is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph...

Tropical Storm Maria becoming a Category 3 Hurricane before hitting Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Maria has developed in the Atlantic Ocean and is currently located around 800 kilometres east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. The storm currently has sustained winds of around 85 kilometres per hour but it is expected to reach hurricane strength by 00:00GMT on...

Jose is back as Category 1 Hurricane, expected to impact New Jersey, Long Island

Hurricane Jose continues to churn its way north through the Atlantic Ocean as a Category 1 storm, with maximum winds of nearly 80 miles per hour. The updated track continues to keep Jose offshore, but close enough to the New Jersey and Long Island coasts...

Jose is back to a Category 1 Hurricane, winds moving NW10 mph

Jose is back to a Category 1 Hurricane, winds moving NW10 mph. https://twitter.com/NickMerianos/status/908791648028475392 https://twitter.com/ScottFox29/status/908792111453138945 EARLIER People who live along the U.S. East Coast from North Carolina up to New England should monitor Tropical Storm Jose, forecasters say. The storm's winds won't get close to land until Sunday or...

Irma’s death toll rises to 22 in US, millions without power

Hurricane Irma has killed at least 22 people in the United States with at least 12 of them in Florida, and left tens of millions of people without power. "Currently, the number of confirmed deaths attributable to Hurricane Irma stands at 12," Florida Division of...

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