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Tropical Storm Erick likely to grow into hurricane en route toward Hawaii

The latest advisory from the US National Hurricane Center put Erick's center at about 1,200 miles (1,945 km) east-southeast of Hawaii's Big Island, the easternmost edge of the US archipelago state, still too far away to pose any threat to land.

Hurricane Barry spares New Orleans, as inland cities brace for floods

After a brief life as a Category 1 hurricane, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm as it made landfall and continued to weaken.


New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane

Authorities urged citizens to secure property, stock up provisions and shelter in place. However, some nervous residents opted to flee the city, and tourism officials reported an abrupt exodus of out-of-town visitors on Friday.

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.

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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.