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Montevideo, September 22nd 2017 - 06:22 UTC

Tag: hurricane Irma Cuba

  • Sunday, September 10th 2017 - 12:53 UTC

    Update regarding Irma’s impact over the Caribbean Islands.

    Assessments are still coming in from the impact of Hurricane Irma on a number of Caribbean countries in the northern Leeward Islands and the northern Caribbean with warnings and watches still in place for a few countries in Irma’s path. Additionally, due to the projected path of Hurricane Jose, a category 4 storm, tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings have been issued for some countries in the northern Leeward Islands.

  • Sunday, September 10th 2017 - 08:25 UTC

    Hurricane Irma forces the evacuation of 6.4 million people in Florida

    In one of the biggest evacuations ever ordered in the U.S., about 6.4 million people in Florida — one-quarter of the state’s population — were warned to leave

    Hurricane Irma’s leading edge swirled toward Florida state with 195 km/h winds Saturday on a projected new track that could expose Tampa — not Miami — to a direct hit. Tampa has not taken a head-on blow from a major hurricane in nearly a century.