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This GeoColor satellite image shows Hurricane Eta in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the border of Honduras and Nicaragua (NOAA via AP)

Flood and landslide warning as Hurricane Eta approaches Central America

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Managua, Nicaragua
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:50 AM IST
The US National Hurricane Center said Eta, a Category 4 hurricane, had maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (240 kph) and was centered about 70 miles (110 kilometers) east-southest of the Nicaragua-Honduras border in early evening.
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In picture - A lifeguard tower lays on its side after it was toppled over by Hurricane Delta in Cancun, Mexico on Oct. 7, 2020.(AP)
In picture - A lifeguard tower lays on its side after it was toppled over by Hurricane Delta in Cancun, Mexico on Oct. 7, 2020.(AP)

Zeta likely to become hurricane before hitting Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula

By Associated Press | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Miami
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 01:56 PM IST
Zeta, which on Sunday became the earliest ever 27th named storm of the Atlantic season, was centered about 260 miles (420 kilometers) southeast of Cozumel island late Sunday.
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A man returns to his vehicle after checking road conditions during heavy rainfall ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.(Reuters)
A man returns to his vehicle after checking road conditions during heavy rainfall ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.(Reuters)

With whipping winds, Delta drenches Louisiana, Mississippi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 02:10 PM IST
Delta hit as a Category 2 hurricane, with top winds of 100 mph (155 kph) but rapidly grew weaker.
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That part of Mexico is still soaked from Tropical Storm Gamma which hit its popular coastal resorts over the weekend and forced thousands from their homes in Tabasco and Chiapas.(Pixabay)
That part of Mexico is still soaked from Tropical Storm Gamma which hit its popular coastal resorts over the weekend and forced thousands from their homes in Tabasco and Chiapas.(Pixabay)

Delta grows into hurricane in Caribbean; eyes Yucatan, Cuba

By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Mexico City
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:03 PM IST
Tropical Storm Delta rapidly strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean Monday, aiming to hit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula potentially as a major storm before continuing on to strike the U.S. Gulf coast later in the week.
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The sun sets behind a crude oil pump jack on a drill pad in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, US.(Reuters File Photo)
The sun sets behind a crude oil pump jack on a drill pad in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, US.(Reuters File Photo)

Oil jumps as hurricane hits US output while crude stocks decline

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | London
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 02:46 PM IST
Oil prices collapsed to historic lows as the coronavirus crisis hit demand. A record supply cut by OPEC and its allies, known as OPEC+, and an easing of lockdowns has helped Brent recover from a 21-year low below $16 in April.
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Tropical Storm Laura moving over Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean as a second tropical storm, named Marco(upperL) moves into the Gulf Coast.(AFP)
Tropical Storm Laura moving over Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean as a second tropical storm, named Marco(upperL) moves into the Gulf Coast.(AFP)

Storm Marco becomes a hurricane over Gulf of Mexico

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Haiti
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 11:37 PM IST
Marco was heading for a possible hit on the Louisiana coast. Tropical Storm Laura, another potential hurricane, battered the Dominican Republic and Haiti and headed to the same part of the U.S. coast.
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A tropical storm warning is in effect from Barra el Mezquital, Mexico, to Port Mansfield, Texas, and from Mesquite Bay to High Island, Texas.(Reuters)
A tropical storm warning is in effect from Barra el Mezquital, Mexico, to Port Mansfield, Texas, and from Mesquite Bay to High Island, Texas.(Reuters)

Hurricane Hanna expected to hit southern Texas coast

By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Hanna was centered about 140 miles (225 kilometers) east-southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, the US National Hurricane Center said early Saturday. The storm had maximum sustained winds around 65 mph (100 kph) and was moving west at 8 mph (13 kph).
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US President Donald Trump(AP FILE)
US President Donald Trump(AP FILE)

Donald Trump suggests dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes to stop them from hitting US : Report

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 09:11 AM IST
Donald Trump, during a hurricane briefing, asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm, according to a report.
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A tree bends from the heavy rain and wind from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 14.(AFP Photo)
A tree bends from the heavy rain and wind from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 14.(AFP Photo)

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina, tears buildings apart

By Associated Press | Wilmington (North Carolina)
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 08:31 PM IST
Forecasters said catastrophic freshwater flooding is expected well inland over the next few days as Florence crawls across the Carolinas.
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Hurricane-force winds began whipping North Carolina, as federal emergency management officials warned that the Category 2 hurricane, while weakening slightly, remains a “very dangerous storm” capable of wreaking havoc along a wide swathe of the coast.(AFP)
Hurricane-force winds began whipping North Carolina, as federal emergency management officials warned that the Category 2 hurricane, while weakening slightly, remains a “very dangerous storm” capable of wreaking havoc along a wide swathe of the coast.(AFP)

Hurricane Florence: Heavy rains lash US East Coast as it braces for monster storm

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 11:42 AM IST
The US east coast girded for a battering from Hurricane Florence Thursday night as the monster storm’s outer edge began lashing the Carolinas with heavy wind and rain.
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