Hurricane Irma

Commonwealth Games 2018: Father of seven making squash debut at 55

British Virgin Islands' World number 477 Sorrentino will play Pakistan's Tayyab Aslam in the men's singles on Thursday.

published on : 3rd April 2018

Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida

Irma weakened early Monday to a tropical storm as it continued on a northward path through Florida, the National Hurricane Center said.

published on : 11th September 2017

Weakened Hurricane Irma lashes Tampa Bay region; full impact unknown

A massive but weakened Hurricane Irma zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters.

published on : 11th September 2017

Weakened Irma lashes much of Florida; full impact unknown 

While Irma raked Florida's Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the entire state was in danger because of the sheer size of the storm.

published on : 11th September 2017

Hurricane Irma makes second landfall in Florida: US forecasters

Hurricane Irma made landfall for the second time in Florida on Saturday, this time striking Marco Island near the popular shopping and golf destination of Naples, US forecasters said.

published on : 11th September 2017

Irma downgraded to Category Three hurricane, but remains powerful: Forecasters

Maximum sustained winds were at 120 miles per hour (195 kilometers per hour), with higher gusts, the National Hurricane Center said as the storm slowly approached mainland Florida.

published on : 11th September 2017

Hurricane Irma death toll in Caribbean's St Martin climbs to four: Dutch Prime Minister

After new crisis talks with his cabinet, Rutte said fortunately there had been "no new damage" caused by Hurricane Jose which whipped past the island known in Dutch as Sint Maarten late Saturday.

published on : 10th September 2017

Category 4 Hurricane Irma begins assault on Florida Keys 

Hurricane Irma began its assault on Florida early Sunday with the storm's northern eyewall reaching the lower Florida Keys as a powerful Category 4 storm.

published on : 10th September 2017

Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of Hurricane Irma

More than 50 Floridians said that they did not receive flashlights, battery-operated radios, boxed milk, water bottles and first-aid kits after placing orders.

published on : 10th September 2017

Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline as it raked Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean.

published on : 10th September 2017

Hurricane Irma: 60 Indian nationals being evacuated from St. Martin

About 60 Indian nationals are being evacuated from the vacation island of St. Martin in the Caribbean, which has been devastated by Hurricane Irma.

published on : 10th September 2017

I'm scared to death, says 60-year-old woman riding out Hurricane Irma 

Hurricane Irma regained strength as it closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday as forecasters monitored a crucial shift in its trajectory, just a few more miles to the west.

published on : 10th September 2017

Hurricane Irma regains strength as category four storm, heads towards Florida

Millions of people, including thousands of Indian-Americans, in Florida braced for Hurricane Irma regained its strength as a category 4 storm as it aimed towards the coastal US state.

published on : 10th September 2017

Hurricane Irma pummels Cuba as Florida hunkers for a hit

Hurricane Irma pummeled the north coast of Cuba today, inflicting significant damage as millions of Americans in Florida are buckling up for a direct hit.

published on : 10th September 2017

Irma weakens to Category 4 hurricane as it heads for Florida

The fierce storm was zeroing in on Florida, churning some 245 miles (395 kilometers) away from Miami and packing still powerful maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour.

published on : 9th September 2017

About 5.6 million people ordered to evacuate in Florida as Hurricane Irma closes in: Emergency officials

Irma regained strength as a Category 5 storm late on Friday as it made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba, and is now swirling about 275 miles (440 kilometers) away from Miami.

published on : 9th September 2017

Magnitude of Hurricane Irma drives massive evacuation in Florida

In one of the country's largest evacuations, about 5.6 million people in Florida — more than one-quarter of the state's population — were ordered to leave ahead of the anticipated landfall on Sunday.

published on : 9th September 2017

After leaving death trail in Caribbean, Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Cuba as massive storm, say US forecasters

It had maximum sustained winds of 260 kilometers per hour and was moving west at 20 kilometers per hour, also posing an increasing threat to the US state of Florida.

published on : 9th September 2017

Hurricane Irma: Governor says all Florida residents 'should be prepared to evacuate'

The 20 million inhabitants of Florida are asked to be ready for evacuation as Hurricane Irma bears down for a direct hit.

published on : 8th September 2017