Global Weather News

April 17, 2019: Maria was the rainiest hurricane known to have hit the island. Scientists say a storm of its severity is nearly five times more likely to occur today, with warmer air and oceans, than in the 1950s.
April 16, 2019: Better hurricane forecasts require near-real-time, deep-ocean monitoring.
April 12, 2019: Keep this in mind, but don't stop traveling
April 12, 2019: A whopping 85% of the food consumed on the island is imported, but the devastating hurricane has triggered the desire to change that.
April 12, 2019: Newscasters didn't realize they were going off air. They did know their building was crashing down around them.
April 10, 2019: For years, she's been working to reverse a dire outcome set in motion a half century ago by cultural and economic forces. The hurricane nearly derailed that effort. Here's why she remains optimistic.
April 9, 2019: A year-and-a-half after the Category 4 storm devastated the island, residents still struggle to get aid from FEMA -- and the agency admits the mission there could take another decade.
April 9, 2019: Hundreds of residents in the county hardest hit by Hurricane Michael are losing housing vouchers that allowed them to stay at hotels in the aftermath of the Category 4 storm.
April 8, 2019: He brought his smash hit 'Hamilton' to the island -- and he's not the only one helping with recovery efforts more than a year after the storm.
April 5, 2019: In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at technology aimed at stopping deadly hurricanes and why Canada is getting hotter more quickly than the rest of the world.
April 4, 2019: In 2018, 15 named storms developed in the Atlantic Ocean, eight of which were hurricanes and two of those were major hurricanes. One of those was Hurricane Michael.
April 4, 2019: After destructive Atlantic hurricanes in 2018, a "slightly below-average" season of 13 named storms is forecast this hurricane season, according to a forecast released Thursday.
April 3, 2019: After an active Atlantic hurricane season in 2018, forecasters are predicting 2019 to result in a near- to slightly above-normal season.
April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019: Rubin Carter. The Hurricane. A boxer whose fight for titles became a battle for freedom after a triple murder conviction. This is his story.
April 2, 2019: President says all island’s politicians do is ‘complain & ask for money’ and that he is ‘the best thing that ever happened to Puerto RicoGo beyond the headlines: sign up to our US morning briefing 1.39pm BST Donald Trump is tweeting this morning and on a bit of a roll. Puerto Rico got 91 Billion Dollars ...
April 1, 2019: Two weeks after Tales of the Cocktail, the commonwealth's already greeting more beverage tourists and ambassadors for the island
March 28, 2019: Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida's Panhandle was hit by Hurricane Michael in October. Then Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska was inundated by flooding this month.
March 25, 2019
March 23, 2019: The 14-year-old criticism has its roots in racist tropes.
March 23, 2019: Republican Rep. Steve King, who has a lengthy history of incendiary comments related to race, favorably compared the response of his Iowan constituents, who are majority white, to recent severe flooding to the residents of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, who were majority black.
March 22, 2019: Parts of the panhandle still look like the Category 4 storm hit just yesterday
March 22, 2019: Nearly six months after Hurricane Michael, the Florida Panhandle continues to recover from the most powerful storm it's ever seen. Damage estimates top billion. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
March 21, 2019: They will be replaced with Francine and Milton in the 2024 list.
March 20, 2019: The names of two hurricanes that caused widespread devastation from Florida to Virginia last year have been retired.