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Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Hurricane

HURRICANE NEWS

On Sanibel Island, a search for stranded residents slogs on

October 03, 2022 11:42 am

Loved ones frantically phoned local fire departments and rescue organizations during and after the storm to report their relatives’ last known whereabouts.

Death toll escalates in Florida to 47 from Hurricane Ian

October 02, 2022 8:37 am

Two of the North Carolina deaths were from storm-related vehicle crashes while officials said a man also drowned when his truck plunged into a swamp, and another man was killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator in a garage.

Dozens dead from Ian, one of strongest, costliest US storms 

October 01, 2022 5:34 pm

At least 30 people were confirmed dead, including 27 people in Florida mostly from drowning but others from the storm's tragic aftereffects.

A couple tried to flee Fort Myers Beach. One didn’t make it.

October 01, 2022 11:46 am

Hurricane Ian’s Category 4 winds and deadly rains hammered communities from Florida’s southwestern coast to the Orlando region, but it was this archipelago of barrier islands that took the most ferocious hit.

Cubans protest in Havana for second night over lack of power

October 01, 2022 10:13 am

A foreign monitoring group reported that Cuba's internet service shut down for the second time in two days, saying it appeared to be unrelated to problems from the storm but rather an attempt to keep information about the demonstrations from spreading.

Baby boy was born as hurricane arrived in Florida. He won’t be named Ian.

October 01, 2022 9:31 am

The baby was four days past due, and the ultrasound that morning had showed fluid levels that were too low for them to wait until after the storm for delivery. Hurricane or not, the baby was going to have to come.

Before Hurricane Ian, Florida’s Southwest Coast Was a Place to Escape the Chaos

September 29, 2022 2:17 pm

As Hurricane Ian charged ashore along Florida’s southwest coast Wednesday, it turned a laid-back stretch of suburban shoreline known for Tiki bars, golf course retirement communities and stone crab fishing havens into a strand of destruction and chaos.

Hurricane Ian in Florida Highlights: Trees ripped out; luxury cars, boats floating on roads as storm veers towards South Carolina

October 03, 2022 8:32 pm

Hurricane Florida, Hurricane Ian Highlights: The Category 4 storm brought with it howling winds, torrential rains and a treacherous surge of ocean surf that made it one of the most powerful US storms in recent years.

Cuba’s power grid fails in wake of hurricane Ian

September 28, 2022 1:29 pm

The hurricane comes as Cuba continues to recover from one of the worst periods of financial hardship in the country’s history, with the nation’s ailing infrastructure already producing widespread power blackouts

Florida scrambles to prepare as Hurricane Ian churns toward coast

September 27, 2022 2:27 pm

Ian's path toward Florida forced the U.S. space agency NASA to roll its giant Artemis 1 moon rocket off its Cape Canaveral lauchpad after postponing the much-anticipated mission a third time.

HURRICANE PHOTOS

People trapped, houses damaged as Hurricane Ian batters Florida

September 29, 2022 2:57 pm

Ian dropped in strength by late Wednesday to Category 1 with 90 mph (144 kph) winds as it moved overland. Still, storm surges as high as 6 feet (2 meters) were expected on the opposite side of the state, in northeast Florida, on Thursday.

Power outage, floods and damage: Hurricane Fiona batters Puerto Rico

September 19, 2022 2:26 pm

Five years after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, another hurricane, Fiona, battered Puerto Rico on Sunday, knocking out the power grid of the island.

As Hurricane Ida intensifies, Lousiana braces for a devastating landfall

August 29, 2021 3:46 pm

Hurricane Ida, an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, arrives on the exact date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier.

Hurricane Michael: Aerial photos show destruction in Florida

October 16, 2018 8:09 am

The death toll from Michael’s destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17, with just one confirmed death so far in this town of about 1,000 people that took a direct hit from the hurricane and its 155 mph (250 kph) winds last week

Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 1 storm

September 14, 2018 11:07 am

A view of Hurricane Florence is shown churning in the Atlantic Ocean in a west, north-westerly direction heading for the eastern coastline of the United States taken by cameras outside the International Space Station

Hurricane Nate makes landfall in US after wrecking havoc in Central America

October 08, 2017 4:21 pm

Hurricane Nate slammed into the Mississippi coast on Sunday with powerful winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways. Hurricane Nate killed at least 30 people in Central America before entering the US, reports Reuters.

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina: Then and Now

August 30, 2015 11:28 am

Hurricane Katrina’s wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary.

HURRICANE VIDEOS

Meet the residents of a small town who stay back as Hurricane Florence comes their way

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Carolina Beach in North California is a small oceanfront town that could be right in the hurricane’s path. Many residents left under a mandatory evacuation order. The New York Times met the few who stayed behind.

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