All Blog Posts Tagged 'Hurricane' (5)

Hurricane Maria's Destruction

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday pledged Jamaica's assistance to Caribbean nations impacted by major hurricanes in recent weeks as Hurricane Maria headed towards the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, with the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning of a “potentially catastrophic” impact after…


Added by CShout1 on September 20, 2017 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

Before making its move northwestward out of the Caribbean, Emily will bring tropical storm conditions to portions of the northeast Caribbean Islands, including Puerto Rico by Tuesday evening.

Unfortunately, Hispaniola also lies within the projected path of Emily. The heavy rains could trigger… Continue

Added by CShout1 on August 2, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Soufriere Foundation says Sulphur Springs “back in business!”

Twenty one year old Fabius Nelson wants Saint Lucians to know that while some persons have been badly affected in the Soufriere community by the passage of Hurricane Tomas, which killed at least seven, many like himself are keen on ensuring the community gets back on its feet and continues to reap economic benefits from tourism. Nelson is a tour guide from Chateau Belair, a pristine community of about 200 hundred persons that was not directly affected by Tomas. He works at the Tete… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 3, 2010 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Hurricane season is here

Residents of the Caribbean and Central America have been advised to prepare early for this year's hurricane season, which experts say is expected to be one of the most turbulent ever.

Weather forecasters have predicted the formation of 23 named storms, with eight to 14 developing into hurricanes. Up to seven of those weather systems could strengthen into category three or higher, packing winds of over 111 to 130 miles per hour.

Given… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 6, 2010 at 11:40pm — No Comments

Hurricane season likely to be more active than first predicted

NEW YORK, United States - The world’s largest private commercial weather forecaster has upped the storm potential for this year’s hurricane season, predicting 16 named storms instead of the 13 forecasted by hurricane experts at Colorado State University.

Yesterday, April 20, the Massachusetts-based WSI Corporation laid out a forecast for the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season that included 16 named storms, nine hurricanes and five intense hurricanes… Continue

Added by CShout1 on April 22, 2010 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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