Hurricane Fiona drenches Bermuda with heavy rain, heads towards Canada

Hurricane Fiona drenched Bermuda with heavy rain and buffeted the Atlantic island with hurricane-force winds on Friday as it tracked northward toward Nova Scotia, where it threatens to become one of the most severe storms in Canadian history. Fiona had already battered a series of Caribbean islands earlier in the week, killing at least eight… Read More Hurricane Fiona drenches Bermuda with heavy rain, heads towards Canada

Power supply cut as Hurricane Fiona slams Turks and Caicos

Hurricane Fiona bore down on Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a powerful Category 3 storm, slamming the Caribbean archipelago with heavy rains and life-threatening flooding after cutting a path of destruction through the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. U.S. officials said on Tuesday the storm had claimed four lives in Puerto Rico. A… Read More Power supply cut as Hurricane Fiona slams Turks and Caicos

Power supply cut as Hurricane Fiona swamps Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona left most of Puerto Rico without power on Sunday, causing catastrophic flooding and landslides on the island before barreling toward the Dominican Republic, a government agency said. The storm, hitting Puerto Rico five years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, ripped up asphalt from roads, swept away a major road bridge, closed airports,… Read More Power supply cut as Hurricane Fiona swamps Puerto Rico

Nine dead, several missing as Cyclone Kompasu slams Philippines

Nine people have been killed in the Philippines and 11 were missing on Tuesday due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rain from tropical cyclone Kompasu, the national disaster agency said. Kompasu, with maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometres (62 miles) per hour, had absorbed remnants of an earlier cyclone before making landfall in… Read More Nine dead, several missing as Cyclone Kompasu slams Philippines

At least three dead, flights delayed as Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman

The centre of Tropical Cyclone Shaheen hit land in Oman on Sunday having already killed least three people, and authorities urged residents to evacuate coastal areas and delayed flights to and from the capital, Muscat. A child who had been swept away by water was found dead, the state news agency said, and another person… Read More At least three dead, flights delayed as Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman