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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Hurricane

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# US
Homes evacuated as Tropical Storm Nicole batters Florida
Officials in Daytona Beach Shores deemed multiple multi-story coastal residential buildings unsafe and went door-to-door telling people to leave.
# Extreme Weather
Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 storm ahead of making landfall on Cuba and Florida
People in Florida are being urged to stock up on food, water, medicine and fuel and sandbags are being distributed.
# Evacuation
Tropical Storm Ian to strengthen into a hurricane and head toward Cuba and Florida
Ian was forecast to intensify rapidly and become a major hurricane as soon as late Monday.
# hurricane fiona
Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after causing power outage across Puerto Rico
Nearly 800 people were evacuated to safer locations, and more than 500 were in shelters, officials said.
# Mexico
Record-breaking hurricane hits Mexico at over 160 km/h
The hurricane made landfall on a sparsely populated stretch of small beach towns in southern Mexico yesterday afternoon.
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# Hurricane Ida
Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding
At least 50 people were killed in six Eastern states as record rainfall overwhelmed rivers and sewer systems.
# Hurricane
Hurricane Ida: Two dead as road collapses in Mississippi
Seven vehicles were involved in the accident, including a motorcycle.
# Hurricane
Northeastern United States bracing for Hurricane Henri
Forecasters are predicting a dangerous storm surge.
# Elsa
Elsa weakens to tropical storm as it threatens Florida coast
A hurricane warning was in effect for a long stretch of coastline, from Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River.
# hurricane elsa
Three people dead as Tropical Storm Elsa speeds through Caribbean
Elsa has caused widespread damage in several eastern Caribbean islands as a Category 1 hurricane.
# hurricane elsa
Hurricane Elsa races toward Haiti amid fears of landslides and flooding
Elsa is the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and the earliest fifth-named storm on record.
# hurricane iota
Hurricane Iota batters Nicaragua coast just 12 days after destructive Hurricane Eta
The region was hit by Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.
# hurricane iota
Hurricane Iota set to become dangerous Category 4 as it nears Central America
The area is still recovering from the damage caused by Hurricane Eta.
# storm eta
Eta makes landfall on Cuba as Guatemala searches for victims
Fifteen people were confirmed dead and at least 109 were missing, many of them in a landslide, authorities in Guatemala said.
# hurricane eta
Hurricane Eta slams into Nicaragua as Category 4 storm
The hurricane had sustained winds of 140 mph.
# Hurricane
Louisiana prepares for life-threatening storm surge as Zeta regains hurricane strength
Zeta broke the record for the earliest 27th named Atlantic storm – set on November 29 2005.
# Stormy Weather
Forecasters warn of 'historical flooding' as Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama
People living near streams or rivers are being urged to evacuate their homes.
# Isaias
Six people die after tropical storm Isaias sweeps up the east coast of the US
Two people died when Isaias created a tornado that struck a North Carolina mobile home park.
# US
Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds
Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.
# Hurricane
Isaias downgraded to tropical storm status but could strengthen again as it reaches Florida
Isaias weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon
# Bad Weather
Hurricane Isaias en route for Florida after ripping through Bahamas
Some 20 evacuation centres were on standby that could be set up with Covid-19 safety measures.
# hurricane hanna
Hurricane Hanna makes landfall in Texas as state braces for flash flooding
Meteorologists say the biggest concern from Hanna is expected to be flash flooding.
# Stormy
Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas
Forecasters expect the weather system to bring heavy rain, storm surges and possible tornadoes.
# US
At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee
Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.
# Bahamas
Hurricane Dorian claims the lives of at least seven people in the Bahamas
The storm caused mass destruction and continues to move up the US coastline.
# hurricane dorian
Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 people after hovering over Bahamas for hours
Dorian has weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm after lashing the Bahamas with winds of 205km/h.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A large fire in Cork, a heroin seizure by gardaí and Brexit drama had everyone talking today.
# dorian
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm
The storm has winds near 220 kilometers per hour, according to the NHC.
# hurricane dorian
Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for eastern coast of Florida
“The threat has already passed,” Puerto Rico’s new governor, Wanda Vazquez, told a news conference.
# Emergency
Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast
The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.
# Louisiana
Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast
Forecasters predict heavy rains, a potential storm surge and flooding reminiscent of 2005′s Hurricane Katrina.
# Natural Disasters
Culture strongly influences how young people cope with natural disasters, study finds
“We found that culture really matters in terms of how adolescents respond to a disaster.”
# Florida
Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five
The Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle has killed at least five people.
# unimaginable devastation
Hurricane Michael slams into Florida coast as monstrous Category 4 storm
The storm is forecast to be the most destructive storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in a century.
# carolinas
'A monumental disaster': Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 23 as major flooding continues
A tornado watch has been issued for parts of North and South Carolina.
# storm florence
Mother and baby among four dead as Storm Florence batters US East Coast
The mother and baby were killed after a tree fell on a house where they were staying.
# Florence
Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast
The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3.
# Emergency
Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.
# gimme shelter
'We had to shutter up our house and head to work' - US chief hurricane forecaster Mike Brennan
Dr Mike Brennan spoke to us about last year’s devastating Atlantic hurricane season.
# Poll
Poll: Should people who ignore emergency services advice during a status red warning be arrested?
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