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Montevideo, July 17th 2019 - 20:37 UTC

Tag: Hurricane

  • Thursday, July 11th 2019 - 16:32 UTC

    Lousiana takes Hurricane Barry threat seriously

    Governor Edwards spoke of “a very, very significant hazard.”

    Government officials are preparing for a heavy tropical storm or worse in New Orleans by Friday, as floods and heavy rains have battered the region for the past few hours, according to the United States' National Weather Service, which has warned that hurricane conditions were possible along the Gulf Coast as a “potential tropical cyclone” moved closer to land.

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  • Thursday, October 11th 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    Hurricane Michael 155mph (250km/h) winds flood beach towns in Florida and moves to Georgia

    Nearly 30 million people in the Southeast were in its crosshairs. Forecasters said strong winds and rains would thrash Georgia and North and South Carolina

    The most powerful hurricane ever to hit the north-west state of Florida has flooded beach towns, submerging homes and snapping trees like twigs. Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as a category three storm with 250km/h winds in the state's Panhandle region. Two people have been reported killed in Florida.

  • Monday, September 17th 2018 - 09:18 UTC

    RFA Mount Bay in the Caribbean, ahead of tropical storm Isaac

    As well as being able to carry vital aid and equipment, RFA Mounts Bay will use the Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter on board to provide aerial support

    The United Kingdom has deployed a team of specialists to the Caribbean to help mitigate the impact of impending storms threatening British Overseas territories. According to Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, 87 engineers, medics, maritime experts and other specialists have joined the regular crew of RFA Mounts Bay, which is the mobile hub of the British relief effort.