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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 Atlantic hurricane season, Bahamas, flooding, florida, Hurricane Matthew, Met Office, Storm surge, storm tracker, tropical cyclone, wind Comments Off on Latest News on Hurricane Matthew and other Tropical Cyclones
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 'Frankenstorm', Atlantic Ocean, ‘Halloween Nor’easter’, Bahamas, Caribbean, Cuba, Hurricane Sandy, Jamaica, Met Office, National Hurricane Center, Sandy, United States Comments Off on Hurricane Sandy threatens severe weather for US East Coast
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 2012 hurricane season, Arabian Sea, Atlantic hurricane season, Bahamas, Caribbean Sea, Haiti, hurricanes, Jamaica, Sandy, South China Sea, tropical cyclone, Tropical Storm Son-Tinh, Tropical Storm Tony Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sandy heading for Jamaica and Cuba