Beyond Puerto Rico, major Hurricane Maria will have a direct hit on parts of the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos to end… More
Additional hurricanes, beyond that of Jose and Maria, are likely over the Atlantic and may threaten the United States… More
Beyond the Caribbean, Maria will take a path similar to Jose in the short term, but may still be a concern for part of the eastern United States, Atlantic Canada and Bermuda.
Hurricane Maria has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello described the hurricane as "the most devastating storm in a century." He says Maria hit the island's electricity grid so badly that it could take months to restore power.
Beyond Puerto Rico, major Hurricane Maria will have a direct hit on parts of the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos to end the week.
Satellite shows Hurricane Maria passing off the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic on Thursday with 115mph winds that were expected to strengthen over the next couple of days. Maria is expected to be near or over the Turks and Caicos Islands Friday.
Swells generated by lingering Jose will continue to cause trouble in coastal areas of the Northeast into this weekend.
After a magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook Mexico and caused buildings to collapse in Mexico City on Tuesday, the death toll stands at 273.
Rescue workers from around the world have continued searching for potential survivors of this week's central Mexican earthquake. The number of deaths has risen to 273. A sense of urgency pervades the scene as over 700 rescue workers continued digging after two days with no sleep. They are working on the assumption that survivors would be able to last only about four days.
Google came to the rescue for millions of people looking for answers during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, sparking the most searches of any other season, according to a recent study.
A Florida firefighter gave a thirsty deer a drink after finding it in a damaged building in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The deer drank four bottles of water before running away.
Rumors spread over the weekend that President Donald Trump will remain in the Paris Climate Agreement, in contrast to previous claims made by Trump that the United States would withdraw from the agreement.
The Florida nursing home where nine residents died in sweltering heat after Hurricane Irma damaged the facility's air conditioning was permanently suspended Wednesday.
Outdoor allergies are dreaded, though often expected in the spring months due to continuously blossoming, pollinated plants. However, many of the symptoms that accompany spring allergies go hand in hand with the cooler, fall months and they aren’t a result of the common cold.
On Sept 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it has approved an emergency fuel waiver for diesel in Florida. This is part of the response effort to Hurricane Irma.