People trapped, 2.5M without power as Ian drenches Florida

Sep 29, 2022 | 5:06am

Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit and knocking out power to 2.5 million people as it dumped rain across the peninsula on Thursday. One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States threatened catastrophic flooding around the state. […]

Ian just shy of a Category 5 hurricane as it nears Florida

Sep 28, 2022 | 6:27am

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Ian has rapidly intensified off Florida’s coast, gaining top winds of 155 mph, just shy of the most devastating Category 5 hurricane status. Ian is pushing a storm surge that could cause catastrophic damage along the state’s heavily populated Gulf Coast from Bonita Beach to the Tampa Bay region. […]

Fiona makes landfall in Nova Scotia as post-tropical storm

Sep 24, 2022 | 7:16am

Post-tropical storm Fiona arrived in Nova Scotia early Saturday morning, with the U.S. National Hurricane Center saying the centre made landfall on the Canso Peninsula near Hart Island and Guysborough. The Canadian Hurricane Centre tweeted early Saturday that Fiona is the lowest pressured land falling storm on record in Canada. In an early update, the […]

Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos as Cat. 3 hurricane

Sep 20, 2022 | 5:09am

Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew. Forecasters said Fiona was expected to pass near Grand Turk, the British territory’s capital island, on Tuesday morning. “Storms are unpredictable,” Premier Washington Misick said in a statement from London, where he […]