Hurricane Lorenzo has powered across the Atlantic Ocean, lashing the Azores with heavy rain, powerful winds and high waves, and significantly damaging one island’s main port.
Hurricane Dorian has raked the south eastern US coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain, knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses.
Bahamians have rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the US coast guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety.
Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm with record 185mph winds ripping off roofs, overturning cars and tearing down power lines.
South Carolina’s governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the state’s entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens.
An already dangerous Hurricane Dorian has intensified yet again as it closes in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter islands with Category 5-strength winds, pounding waves and torrential rain.
A dangerous Hurricane Dorian closed in on the northern Bahamas early on Sunday, threatening to batter islands with 150mph winds, pounding waves and torrential rain as people hunkered down in schools, churches and other shelters.
Hurricane Dorian has gained strength as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, bearing down on the north-western Bahamas en route to Florida’s east coast.
Hurricane Dorian is posing an increasing threat to Florida as it swirls towards a possible direct hit on the US state after leaving limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
It was supposed to be the safest spot in the most dangerous place on earth.
THROUGHOUT the summer months and into the autumn, news coverage across the world depicts scenes of devastation and destruction caused by strong tropical storms.