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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Hurricane

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Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country
The remnants of Hurricane Gert have arrived.
After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti
Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.
An Irish guy in the middle of a hurricane pulled off the best Teresa Mannion impression
No artificial wind needed.
US braces for Hurricane Matthew as worst Caribbean storm in a decade kills 27
After it wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, the storm could make landfall in Florida this evening.
Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean
The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.
PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti
In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.
WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic
The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.
The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season
Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.
Another Kiwi bound for London Irish as 'Canes back James Marshall signs up
The Taranaki man will see out this season in Wellington before heading to London.
The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected
Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.
Is Hurricane Joaquin heading to Ireland?
It’s making its way towards Europe, but where will it end up?
Nine dead after violent storm swept across Europe
Three drivers in Germany were killed by falling trees.
Careful out there, there are even rogue wheelie bins flying about*
*well, one rogue wheelie bin anyway.
Arthur kicks off US hurricane season, dampens July 4th celebrations
Florida and Carolina are taking the brunt of the wind and waves.
Hurricane churning just off North Carolina, it's expected to hit tonight
Hurricane Arthur is disrupting plans for Americans celebrating their independence day holiday.
Family lose dog during Hurricane Sandy, find it almost two years later in a pound
Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012. Last week, the James family finally found their dog Reckless.
The man the authorities came to blame, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, dies aged 76
The former boxer passed away in Toronto this morning.
'There are a lack of stars in Brazilian football," says legendary winger Jairzinho
The dashing winger known as the “Hurricane” remains the only man to score in every round of the World Cup.
Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine
It was loud and impressive but what was it called?
On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years
The night of the ‘Big Wind’ took place overnight from 6-7 January 1839 causing damage to a quarter of all Dublin houses.
PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide
President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.
5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength
Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.
A partially blind photographer took these stunning images of storms
After Bechet’s disease impaired Terry Rosema’s sight, he left his career as graphic designer to take up storm chasing. Here’s his story and his images.
Ireland pledges $50k in funding for New York community devastated by Hurricane Sandy
The Government funding is part of a $320,000 totbal to be provided to community projects in the areas most affected by Sandy.
Obama signs $9.7 bn aid bill for Sandy victims
Obama signed a bill approving billions in emergency disaster aid for victims of the superstorm, after a delay sparked outrage among East Coast Republicans against their own party leadership.
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to remain closed until end of year
Statue Island and Ellis Island were damaged when Superstorm Sandy hit the US east coast.
Sons of Irish emigrant swept away in storm as mother 'couldn't get help'
Connor and Brandon Moore, aged four and two, died after they were washed away in the storm which battered the east coast of the United States last week.
Explainer: What is reinsurance, and how does it help cover natural disasters?
With the costs of Hurricane Sandy expected to be at least €20 billion, insurers will be looking to reinsurance companies to cover most of the bill. But what are they?
Fake photos that took (most of) us in online
When Superstorm Sandy hit the USA, sharing photos online helped people keep up with its progress – but some fakes appeared along the way.
Pics: The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy's east coast rampage
The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is clear to see in these photos of the aftermath.
Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process
People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.
Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.
Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US
Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”
Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change
Catastrophic events like Hurricane Isaac highlight the reality of climate change – those that believe it is fictional are in denial, writes Gavin Harte.
The Evening Fix: Tuesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast
It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.
Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti
The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.
VIDEO: The view from a tent in Kerry during yesterday's storm
Warning: explicit language.
5 ex-police officers sentenced for killing civilians after Hurricane Katrina
The former New Orleans police officers were given prison terms ranging from 6 to 65 years for shooting dead unarmed residents on a bridge after Katrina.