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Hurricane Maria Damages Dominica’s Main Hospital, Leaves ‘War Zone’ Conditions

Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader. The Caribbean island's main hospital has been without power since the Category 5 storm hit late Monday, killing at least 15 and injuring many others. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the facility's intensive care unit had been destroyed and dialysis machines were... Read More

Mexicans Dig Through Collapsed Buildings as Quake Kills 217

A man is rescued from a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City after an earthquake in Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people. (Pablo Ramos/Associated Press) MEXICO CITY — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday,... Read More

Maria Takes Aim at Battered Caribbean

  Maria is forecast to become a major hurricane as it moves near the Leeward Islands, the National Hurricane Center announced Sunday night. Maria officially became a hurricane late Sunday afternoon, taking aim at already battered islands in the Caribbean amid growing concerns that Florida again could become a target. The National Hurricane Center said Maria had maximum sustained winds of 75... Read More

Hurricane Irma Survivors in Caribbean Fear They Will Be Forgotten After ‘Apocalyptic’ Storm

Hurricane Irma survivors on the hardest-hit islands in the Caribbean fear they will be forgotten after the storm left "apocalyptic" destruction in its wake, wiping out homes and leaving many residents desperate and without electricity, running water and food. It's complete devastation. There's no power or water. Basically almost everything got demolished," Shelby Alfred, a nurse in Cruz Bay, on... Read More

Irma Downgrades to a Tropical Storm, but Still Lashes Florida and Georgia

(CNN) - Editor's note: This is a developing story that is being constantly updated as the storm progresses. Also, follow our live updates here. Irma has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, with winds of 70 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm is expected to further weaken as it continues to move inland. Millions of... Read More

Hurricane Irma Churns Over the Bahamas and Is On A Collision Course with Florida

(Miami Beach residents brace for Hurricane Irma as the deadly storm barrels toward southern Florida. (Zoeann Murphy, Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post)) MIAMI — Hurricane Irma’s deadly fury threatened to swamp low-lying islands of the Bahamas with a possible 20-foot storm surge Friday as the massive storm moved toward Florida’s doorstep packing the potential to ravage the state with destruction not seen... Read More

The Areas in Hurricane Irma’s Path

Hurricane Irma barrels toward the Eastern Caribbean in this photo captured by satellite on Tuesday. Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes ever recorded, started slamming the southeastern Caribbean islands on Tuesday night with devastating winds, heavy rains, and catastrophic storm surges. As of 8 a.m. ET on Thursday, the Category 5 storm's eye was 110 miles north of... Read More

Hurricane Irma -Now a Category 5 – Has 2nd Storm Behind It

Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a Category 5 storm, and catastrophic damage is possible in the Florida Keys and southern Florida this weekend as a second storm has formed behind it. Irma was packing 185 mph winds and gusts of more than 200 mph as of 2 a.m. ET Wednesday, and is expected to continue churning with deadly hurricane-force winds... Read More

Houston Is Preparing for Harvey

Right now, clusters of showers and thunderstorms in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico are becoming more organized, and at least a tropical depression appears to be forming. An analysis from the University of Wisconsin shows there is some modest westerly wind shear over the remnants thanks to a separate upper-level low pressure system off the Louisiana coast, but that doesn't... Read More