Showing posts with label Florida. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Florida. Show all posts

Sunday, May 27, 2018

US Mississippi, Florida Declare Emergency Over Subtropical Storm Alberto

Subtropical Storm Alberto
The US states of Mississippi and Florida declared the state of emergency over the approaching subtropical storm of Alberto, the states’ governors said.

Friday, March 16, 2018

At least 4 killed in Florida pedestrian bridge collapse

Florida pedestrian bridge collapse
At least four people have been killed after a pedestrian footbridge collapsed Thursday afternoon near Florida International University (FIU), local authorities said.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Tropical Storm Moves Toward Florida: 'Tornadoes Possible'

Tropical storm dubbed Philippe
Tropical storm dubbed Philippe with heavy rains poured over Cuba is currently moving toward the United States. The US National Hurricane Center issued a report, noting that some parts of South Florida might be affected by the foul weather.

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Hurricane Irma Upgraded to Top Level of 5

Hurricane Irma Upgraded
Hurricane Irma has again strengthened to a category 5 storm, the highest rating on the scale, the US National Hurricane Center has said.

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Hurricane Irma Kills 9 in Caribbean Islands as Florida Awaits Storm

Hurricane Irma Kills 9 in Caribbean Islands
Hurricane Irma hammered a string of northeast Caribbean islands, thrashing them with rain and winds of up to 180 mph, and leaving at least nine people dead.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Hurricane Irma now at Category 5 strength, aiming for Caribbean islands

Hurricane Irma now at Category 5
Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 5 storm early Tuesday as it continues to pick up steam in the Atlantic, just east of a chain of islands in the Caribbean.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Cuba, US ink cooperation deal on oil spill clean up

Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate to clean up and contain future oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Straits.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Florida governor orders 1.5 mn to evacuate ahead of hurricane

Some 1.5 million people are under evacuation orders in Florida in preparation for mighty Hurricane Matthew to make a direct hit on the state, the governor said Thursday.

Obama warns of devastating effect of Hurricane Matthew

US President Barack Obama warned on Wednesday that Hurricane Matthew could have a devastating effect as residents of southeastern US states were bracing themselves for one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in almost a decade.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Hurricane Matthew leaves 11 dead on path toward U.S.

Hurricane Matthew roared toward the southern Bahamas early Wednesday after leaving behind widespread destruction in Haiti and as forecasters predicted it would reach Florida's Atlantic Coast and South Carolina later this week.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

'Extremely dangerous' Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, heads for Florida, North Carolina

An "extremely dangerous" Category 4 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mph winds and torrential rains, while Florida and North Carolina declared a state of emergency as the storm heads toward the Southeast U.S.

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Hermine batters United States East Coast through weekend

Tropical Storm Hermine on Saturday moved towards US mid-Atlantic and northeastern states after slamming US southern state of Florida, putting millions of people along the US East Coast under tropical storm.

Friday, September 02, 2016

First mosquitoes carrying Zika detected in US

Tests have found the Zika virus in mosquitoes from Miami, the first detected on continental United States, confirming local transmission of the disease, the Florida authorities said.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Hurricane Warning for Parts of Florida as Hermine Strengthens

Tropical Storm Hermine picked up strength and was expected to be a hurricane when it reached Florida's north Gulf Coast on Thursday evening, bringing heavy rains and high winds that forecasters warned could cause catastrophic flooding.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Deadly tornadoes hit Florida

Severe thunderstorms and at least three confirmed tornadoes have swept through Florida.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Florida declares state of emergency over Tropical Storm Erika

Florida has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Erika, which has already wreaked havoc across the Caribbean, moves towards the US state.

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