Tag Archives: Bahamas

Latest News on Hurricane Matthew and other Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Matthew Hurricane Matthew’s passage across Cuba and Hispaniola resulted in some weakening, although it retained its status as a ‘major’ (category 3 or greater) hurricane, which it has now held for almost six days. No other Atlantic hurricane in … Continue reading

Posted in Met Office News | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Hurricane Sandy threatens severe weather for US East Coast

Over the last two days Hurricane Sandy has cut a swathe through the Caribbean bringing strong winds, heavy rain and storm surge to Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. At least 20 people have been killed, properties damaged and flooded … Continue reading

Posted in Met Office News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tropical Storm Sandy heading for Jamaica and Cuba

It may be late October, but the Atlantic hurricane season is still in full swing. At this time of year the strongest storms usually develop in the Caribbean Sea and this is where Tropical Storm Sandy has been gathering strength in … Continue reading

Posted in Met Office News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,