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A remote Hawaiian Island has been largely wiped out by a hurricane

After the storm, government officials confirmed that the island, in the northwestern part of the Hawaiian archipelago, had been largely submerged by water.

Hurricane Willa becomes Category 4 storm in Pacific off Mexico

A hurricane warning was posted for a stretch of shore between San Blas and Mazatlan, while a tropical storm warning was in effect from Playa Perula to San Blas and Mazatlan to Bahia Tempehuaya.


Devastated homes, toppled trees mark Michael's path over Florida

Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast near the small town of Mexico Beach on Wednesday with screeching 155 mile per hour (250 kilometers per hour) winds, pushing a wall of seawater inland.

Florida Panhandle pummeled by record-breaking Hurricane Michael

Michael also ranked as the third-strongest storm on record to make landfall in the continental United States, after Hurricane Camille on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1969 and the so-called Labor Day hurricane of 1935 in the Florida Keys.

Hurricane Michael becomes Category 4 monster as it roars down towards Florida

The hurricane was expected to become one of the region's worst hurricanes in memory with 125 mph winds and a life-threatening storm surge of up to 13 feet.

Hurricane Michael gains strength as Floridians flee to higher ground

By late Tuesday, Michael was causing major disruptions to US oil and gas production as it churned north, gathering greater strength over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.


Florida governor warns storm could have winds of 100 mph

Scott issued an order for a state of emergency for 26 counties in the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend area. The declaration will free up resources for storm preparation.

North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression dumped up to 100 cm of rain on parts of North Carolina and continued to produce widespread heavy rain, the National Weather Service said.

North Carolina's raging rivers from storm Florence test beefed-up defences

In towns like Lumberton, which lies just 25 feet (7.6 m) above sea level, even the best preparations cannot protect the entire area, said French, the emergency services manager. "There are some areas that you simply can’t do anything about."

Hurricane Florence raises flooding fears; Wilmington cut off

The storm continued to crawl westward, dumping more than 75 centimetres of rain since Friday, and fears of historic flooding grew. Tens of thousands were evacuated from communities along the state's steadily rising rivers

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Hurricane Michael: Aerial photos show destruction in Florida

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

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

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

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

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

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.