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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Hurricane

Last month
August 2023
Storm Idalia: One dead as tropical storm leaves destruction across Georgia and Florida
Storm Idalia made landfall in Florida on Wednesday
Last year
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.
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.
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 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.
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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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 Ida: Two dead as road collapses in Mississippi
Seven vehicles were involved in the accident, including a motorcycle.
Northeastern United States bracing for Hurricane Henri
Forecasters are predicting a dangerous storm surge.
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.
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 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 batters Nicaragua coast just 12 days after destructive Hurricane Eta
The region was hit by Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.
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.
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 slams into Nicaragua as Category 4 storm
The hurricane had sustained winds of 140 mph.
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.
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.
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.
Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds
Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.
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
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 makes landfall in Texas as state braces for flash flooding
Meteorologists say the biggest concern from Hanna is expected to be flash flooding.
Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas
Forecasters expect the weather system to bring heavy rain, storm surges and possible tornadoes.
At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee
Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.
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 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.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.
'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.