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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Heavy hurricane season coming again

WILLEMSTAD - The coming hurricane season will be tough again. Researchers at Colorado State University report this. They expect 14 storms that get a name, three less than last year. 7 storms become hurricanes and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Hurricane researcher hints at busy season ahead

GEORGE TOWN - Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach has hinted at a busy hurricane season for the Atlantic this year. Speaking at the US National Hurricane Conference in Florida, less than More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Caribbean storms show urgency of rethinking aid for small island states

ST JOHN’S - A series of devastating storms in the Caribbean has highlighted the vulnerability of small island states, where a single hurricane can undo years of development and plunge prosperous households into More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Reports of death and destruction emerge from Dominica

ROSEAU - Seven people have so far been confirmed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Dominica on Monday night. But there are fears that death toll could rise as officials get into communities More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Update: Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ Dominica

ROSEAU - Dominica has suffered "widespread damage" from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says. "We have lost all that money can buy," he said in a Facebook post. The hurricane suddenly strengthened More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Two tropical systems threaten the Caribbean

MIAMI - Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami are monitoring two tropical weather systems that are currently threatening the Caribbean. Showers and thunderstorms are showing some signs of organization More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Special Report: Extreme weather wiping out hard-won GDP gains in the Caribbean

BRUSSELS - With Antigua and Barbuda joining St. Kitts and Nevis as the two eastern Caribbean nations to attain middle-income country status, a senior diplomat has identified climate change as a major factor preventing More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Dams suffer damage during storms

WILLEMSTAD – The Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature, assessed the damage after a particularly wet weekend by heavy rains. Even now there is still a code orange in place, which warns of severe thunderstorms. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Grand Bahama in crisis

NASSAU - Some residents of Grand Bahama are describing conditions as hell on Earth in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The description was used by Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Emerick Seymour, officer More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew gets company

FLORIDA – Another storm has formed in the Atlantic. But Tropical Storm Nicole poses no threat to land at this time. The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami gave its first advisory on the storm at 11 a.m., when More...