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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Hurricane

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In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.
Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland
Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your Sunday Fix: Joan Burton has strong words for the banks; the latest on the storms hitting the US east coast; John Halligan on the presidency; and glory for the Boys in Blue…
Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene
Tucker Barnes went to extraordinary and some might say unnecessary lengths to cover Hurricane Irene.
Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast
A hurricane watch has been issued for the outer banks of North Carolina which means hurricane conditions could hit the US east coast within 36 hours.
Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.
Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast
The Mexican government has issued a tropical storm watch for the country’s southwestern coast over the strengthening hurricane – the fourth to be named this season.
Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti
Ireland pledges a further €500,000 and much-needed humanitarian supplies to the devastated Caribbean country.
In photos: Hurricane Tomas strikes Haiti
At least seven people have been killed by storm as rain continues to pour.
In pictures: Hurricane Igor sweeps Bermuda
Tropical storm set on collision course with island dies down before striking land.
Hurricane Igor races towards Bermuda
British overseas dependency is prepared for “worst storm we have ever seen”.
Hurricane Hermine heading for Texas, Mexico
Cops allowed to shoot post-Katrina looters, says report
Joint investigative project says police were allowed to shot thieves in the days after Hurricane Katrina.
Snooker world mourns as Hurricane finally blown out
Two-time world champion Alex Higgins loses a long battle with throat cancer.