Hurricane Ian makes landfall in western Cuba as a Category 3 storm, threatening a path of destruction as it churns toward Florida

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in western Cuba as a Category 3 storm, threatening a path of destruction as it churns toward Florida

CNN  —  Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning while on its trek toward Florida, where residents in some coastal areas are already evacuating. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, made landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar del Rio Province of … Read more

Canada struggles to restore power, clear roads after storm

Canada struggles to restore power, clear roads after storm

TORONTO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remained without power Sunday and officials tried to assess the scope of devastation from former Hurricane Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and blocked roads across the country’s Atlantic provinces. After surging north from the Caribbean, Fiona came ashore before dawn Saturday … Read more

CIA doctor hit by Havana Syndrome says he was in ‘disbelief’ as he suffered what he was investigating

CIA doctor hit by Havana Syndrome says he was in ‘disbelief’ as he suffered what he was investigating

Watch the CNN Special Report: “Immaculate Concussion: The Truth About Havana Syndrome” at 8 pm ET Sunday on CNN. CNN  —  CIA physician Dr. Paul Andrews was one of the first people sent to Havana, Cuba, to investigate a spate of mysterious health incidents that were impacting embassy and agency personnel in 2017 when he … Read more

Floridians brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ian, which is forecast to rapidly intensify on Sunday

Floridians brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ian, which is forecast to rapidly intensify on Sunday

CNN  —  Tropical Storm Ian is forecast to rapidly intensify as it barrels through the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico before weakening by the time it reaches Florida later this week, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. Ian, which developed Friday in the central Caribbean Sea, is forecast to rapidly … Read more

Hurricane Fiona slams Bermuda – CBS Mornings

Hurricane Fiona slams Bermuda – CBS Mornings

Hurricane Fiona slams Bermuda  CBS Mornings Tropical update: Fiona moves towards Bermuda; 98L closer to becoming named storm  KHOU 11 What’s worse: Hurricane Fiona or LUMA in Puerto Rico?  The Hill Editorial: Improve disaster relief – The Virginian-Pilot  The Virginian-Pilot View Full Coverage on Google News

Puerto Ricans desperate for water after Fiona’s rampage

Puerto Ricans desperate for water after Fiona’s rampage

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than a half million people in Puerto Rico remained without water service three days after Hurricane Fiona slammed into the U.S. territory, and many spent hours in lines Wednesday to fill jugs from water trucks while others scooped water from mountain runoff. Sweat rolled down the faces of people … Read more

White House surges aid to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico on a haunting five-year anniversary

White House surges aid to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico on a haunting five-year anniversary

CNN  —  Exactly five years after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, yet another catastrophic storm is testing the federal government’s capacity to mount a rapid response on an island exposed by its rudimentary infrastructure and vulnerability to climate change. The Biden White House is mobilizing a surge of assistance after Hurricane Fiona triggered lashing rains, … Read more

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in Dominican Republic as more than a million people in Puerto Rico are still without power

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in Dominican Republic as more than a million people in Puerto Rico are still without power

CNN  —  Hurricane Fiona made landfall in the Dominican Republic early Monday after slamming Puerto Rico with heavy rain, life-threatening flooding and an islandwide power outage. The Category 1 storm came ashore near Boca de Yuma at 3:30 a.m. with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. As the storm is … Read more

Tropical Storm Fiona: Puerto Rico braces for flooding and mudslides as strengthening storm approaches

Tropical Storm Fiona: Puerto Rico braces for flooding and mudslides as strengthening storm approaches

CNN  —  Tropical Storm Fiona could strengthen into a hurricane by the time it hits Puerto Rico on Sunday, bringing with it the threats of flooding and mudslides, the latest update from the National Hurricane Center said. But the storm’s impacts have already been felt: At least one death has already been reported in Basse-Terre … Read more

Hurricane watch issued for Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Fiona

Hurricane watch issued for Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Fiona

CNN  —  Tropical Storm Fiona is expected to strengthen as it moves near the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic this weekend– and it could be close to hurricane strength as it approaches the latter two, forecasters say. Hurricane watches were issued Saturday for Puerto Rico and parts of the Dominican Republic to … Read more