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September 19, 2017

'Rapid intensification' fuels major Atlantic hurricanes

It usually takes several days to a week for a tropical storm to grow into a hurricane. But if conditions are just right, a powerful major […]
September 19, 2017

Puerto Rico in the crosshairs of Category 5 Maria

Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with “widespread devastation,” according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island […]
September 19, 2017

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson rode out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar on his private island in the British Virgin Islands. {$excerpt:n} Source: […]
September 19, 2017

See Maria intensify from space

NASA shared views of Hurricane Maria from space as the storm intensified into a Category 5. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us