September 20, 2017

Hurricane was strongest to hit island in 85 years

Hurricane Maria became the strongest storm to make landfall in Puerto Rico in 85 years when it barreled ashore Wednesday morning as a Category 4. […]
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: […]