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# hurricane - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

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 - Monday 16 November, 2020

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.

# hurricane - Sunday 8 November, 2020

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 - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Hurricane Eta slams into Nicaragua as Category 4 storm

The hurricane had sustained winds of 140 mph.

# hurricane - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

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.

# hurricane - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

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.

# hurricane - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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 - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds

Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.

# hurricane - Sunday 2 August, 2020

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 - Saturday 1 August, 2020

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 - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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.

# hurricane - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas

Forecasters expect the weather system to bring heavy rain, storm surges and possible tornadoes.

# hurricane - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

At least eight dead and 40 buildings collapse after tornadoes hit Tennessee

Authorities are continuing to search the wreckage for injured people.

# hurricane - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

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 - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

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.

# hurricane - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A large fire in Cork, a heroin seizure by gardaí and Brexit drama had everyone talking today.

# hurricane - Saturday 31 August, 2019

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 - Thursday 29 August, 2019

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.

# hurricane - Saturday 13 July, 2019

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.

# hurricane - Sunday 4 November, 2018

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.”

# hurricane - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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 - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida coast as monstrous Category 4 storm Unimaginable Devastation This post contains videos

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.

# hurricane - Monday 17 September, 2018

'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.

# hurricane - Friday 14 September, 2018

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.

# hurricane - Thursday 13 September, 2018

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.

# hurricane - Friday 24 August, 2018

Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane

Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.

# hurricane - Friday 13 April, 2018

'We had to shutter up our house and head to work' - US chief hurricane forecaster Mike Brennan Gimme Shelter This post contains videos

'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.

# hurricane - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Poll: Should people who ignore emergency services advice during a status red warning be arrested? Poll This post contains a poll

Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today

Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.

# hurricane - Monday 16 October, 2017

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally

Clare O’Neill and Michael Pyke have been named as the first victims of Storm Ophelia in Ireland.

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia

The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h

Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.

'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in

US news outlets are providing extensive coverage of the storm’s arrival.

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