Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95 bn: Swiss Re estimate
Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday.
The purpose of life in this world
The devastation of parts of Texas, particularly Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands by hurricane—- Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma sweeping furiously through America —- cannot be forgotten in a hurry.
Trump to visit hurricane-hit Florida as agents probe nursing home deaths
President Donald Trump is to visit storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday as authorities investigate the deaths of eight residents of a nursing home that lost power when Hurricane Irma whipped through the region.
Hurricanes: Blessings or curse?
The world is going through very trying times indeed. It is a period that is stretching most nations and thinking people to their wit’s end.
Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north
Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow.
Cuba counts the cost of deadly Hurricane Irma
Cuba emerged from a 72-hour thrashing by Hurricane Irma on Monday with three-quarters of the population without power, as the country began the task of restoring basic infrastructure and services.
Hurricane Irma hits lower Florida
Hurricane Irma's eyewall slammed into the lower Florida Keys Sunday, lashing the island chain with fearsome wind gusts, the US National Hurricane Center said.
Irma weakens to Category 4 hurricane as it heads for Florida
Hurricane Irma weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm early Saturday, according to the US National Hurricane Center, after making landfall hours earlier in Cuba with maximum-strength Category 5 winds.