The devastation caused by Hurricane Iota is becoming clear as communications are restored after the second Category 4 hurricane in two weeks to blast Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast.
By Carlos Herrera, Associated Press
Laura made landfall early Thursday as a Category 4 storm, blasting the border of Louisiana and Texas and hitting maximum sustained winds of around 150 miles per hour at its peak.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas, Brennan Butler
Hurricane season has already been busy this year, but forecasters say it should get even nastier soon.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Texas’ Padre Island on Saturday afternoon. The storm made landfall about 15 miles (24 miles) north of Port Mansfield, Texas, with maximum winds of 90 mph (145 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in…
By Juan A. Lozano, John L. Mone, Associated Press
Weather forecasters say the current tropical storm season is likely to be more active than normal, with as many as six major hurricanes. But planning for these disasters is more complex this year. The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder…
By Seth Borenstein, Julie Pace, Associated Press
Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go?…
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
Florida firefighters are hoping to hold containment lines around a 2,000-acre fire in the state’s Panhandle that has been burning since Monday. Residents were allowed back to the most heavily devastated areas on Friday, but officials say they should be…
By Miles O'Brien
More than five weeks since Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, the complexities of the storm and the recovery are in some ways just beginning to reveal themselves. But scientists also say the long game for the Bahamas is very uncertain,…
By PBS NewsHour
Even as Hurricane Dorian’s track shifts north, Floridians hope for the best while preparing for the worst, reports NewsHour National Correspondent John Yang. He joins Hari Sreenivasan from Orlando to discuss how the state and its people are preparing for…
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