hurricanes in the US - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hurricanes in the US


Mexico braces for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa

Oct 23, 2018 - 11:27 AM

Willa now has maximum sustained winds of 250 kilometers per hour, according to the US National Hurricane Center

Satellite image for Hurricane Willa as of 03:00 UTC (11 am Manila time) October 23, 2018. Image courtesy of NOAA

More than 1 million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast

Sep 11, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Residents scramble to flee en masse as the menacing Category 4 storm packing winds of 220 kilometers per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States

HURRICANE FLORENCE. This NASA handout photo shows a view from the International Space Station of Hurricane Florence off the US east coast in the Atantic Ocean on September 10, 2018. Photo by Ricky Arnold/NASA/AFP

150,000 Filipinos warned of Hurricane Florence in U.S.

Sep 10, 2018 - 11:02 AM

Filipinos in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina can be affected by Hurricane Florence. Take note of the hotline in case of emergencies there.

TROPICAL STORMS. This NOAA/RAMMB satellite image taken at 13:30 UTC on September 9, 2018, shows (L-R) Tropical Storm Florence, Tropical Storm Isaac, and Tropical Storm Helene in the Atantic Ocean. Photo by NOAA/AFP

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Sep 18, 2017 - 5:19 PM

(4th UPDATE) Maria could produce a 'dangerous storm surge accompanied by large and destructive waves' that would raise water levels by 4 to 6 feet

Hurricane Maria grows on Irma's path

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:54 AM

(UPDATED) Storm warnings and watches go up in many of the Caribbean islands still reeling from Irma's destructive passage

Second hurricane, Nicole, forms south of Bermuda – US monitor

Oct 07, 2016 - 2:49 AM

Nicole packs 130 kilometer per hour 80 mph winds and is set to strengthen slightly in the coming 24 hours triggering swell and rough conditions in Bermuda although no hurricane warning has been issued at this stage

HURRICANES. Image from the US National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane Gonzalo makes direct hit on Bermuda

Oct 18, 2014 - 2:35 PM

Thousands of terrified residents were plunged into the dark as Hurricane Gonzalo made a direct hit on Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas

Oct 16, 2014 - 8:16 AM

The hurricane center declares the storm a Category 3 on the five point Saffir Simpson scale meaning its high winds would wreak devastating damage if it touches land

On Oct. 15 at 11:15 a.m. EDT NOAA's GOES-East satellite saw Gonzalo had tightly wrapped bands of thunderstorms spiraling into the center of its circulation. Image Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

Hurricane Raymond threatens hard-hit Mexican coast

Oct 22, 2013 - 11:37 AM

The southwestern state of Guerrero pummeled by Tropical Storm Manuel in September closed schools shut down seaports and evacuated residents

Deadly Superstorm Sandy crashes into US East Coast

Oct 30, 2012 - 8:05 AM

UPDATED Authorities warned the threat to life and property was unprecedented and ordered hundreds of thousands of residents in cities and towns from New England to North Carolina to evacuate their homes and seek shelter

NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of Hurricane Sandy battering the U.S. East coast on Monday, Oct. 29 at 9:10 a.m. EDT. Sandy's center was about 310 miles south-southeast of New York City. Tropical Storm force winds are about 1,000 miles in diameter. Credit: NASA GOES Project